It’s the perfect excuse to skip a night of cooking and support Willow Lane Elementary School at the Vadnais Heights Culver’s. Mention Willow Lane, and 10 percent of the proceeds from your meal will go to the school. Whether you save room for rich frozen custard or not, it’s still a sweet deal.
Education & Community
Ever wonder what makes the White Bear Lake Police Department tick? The Citizens Police Academy is designed to answer that question. Throughout this eight-week course, participants will learn about a range of police and public safety topics, as well as procedures, through a combination of classroom lectures and hands-on experiences. Participants must be at least 18 and fill out an application; available online or at the police station. 651.429.8511.
Need to brush up on your computer skills? Let the great people at White Bear Lake Library help you out. You can learn how to surf the Internet, set up an email account, get help working on a document or get your questions answered. One-to-one instruction is provided; no appointment necessary, and all ages are welcome. 651.724.6007.
Saturdays this month are magical in downtown White Bear Lake, where shops and businesses are sponsoring horse-drawn carriage rides and photos with Santa. Trek through a winter scene before stopping for a visit with Santa, along with some holiday shopping downtown. Free with a donation to the White Bear Lake Food Shelf.
Making Mahtomedi festive for the holidays is combined with charity at this annual tree lighting event. Donate $10 to buy a light in honor of a loved one, and help decorate Mahtomedi while supporting a good cause. The names of those being honored will be read at the lighting, and proceeds from the event go to the Mahtomedi Area Food Shelf. 651.395.5352.
Need to brush up on your computer skills? Let the helpful people at White Bear Lake Library help you out. Every Monday you can learn how to surf the Internet, set up an email account, get help working on a document or ask any questions you want answered. One-to-one instruction is available with no appointment necessary, and all ages are welcome. 651.724.6007.
Learn how to make the most out of the entertainment apps on your iPad or iPad mini. Bring your device to class and learn all about photos, music, videos and e-books. You will learn how to sync photos and music from your computer, buy from iTunes, download e-books and use AirPlay. $25. 9–11 a.m. Normandy Park Education Center, 2484 E. County Road F, White Bear Lake; 651-407-7501; whitebearregistration.org