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Posted on: June 21, 2017

City Offices Closed July 4

Happy July 4th

Roseville City offices, including the License Center, will be closed on Tuesday, July 4, in celebration of Independence Day. Roseville Police and Fire remain on duty.

Recycling and garbage service will be one day later than usual Tuesday through Friday because of the holiday.

Please drive carefully and buckle up this holiday.

Posted on: June 21, 2017

Park Champions


The City of Roseville offers thanks and a round of applause for the dedication and support of Adopt-a-Park volunteers, who remove litter, maintain garden beds and keep a protective eye on their designated City park.

Thanks, volunteers, for sharing your time and assisting park staff in maintaining Roseville’s extensive park system to the standard that residents and visitors enjoy.  

Acorn Park - Neighbors and Friends of Acorn Park

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Parks and Rec Staff Receives Award

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Congratulations to the Roseville Parks and Recreation Department and Supervisor Matthew Johnson for receiving the 2016 Award of Excellence in Communications from the Minnesota Recreation and Park Association.

Johnson was recognized for his innovative Adult Sports Virtual Managers’ Meeting.

Annually, Minnesota Recreation and Park Association (MRPA) presents awards of excellence for notable parks and recreation projects and programs. The City of Rosevil...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Party in the Park 4th of July

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Join your friends and neighbors for a hometown Fourth of July celebration in Central Park. The City of Roseville is planning tons of fun for everyone.

Games, rides, and food trucks begin at 1:00 p.m. at Central Park located on Lexington Ave., just south of County Road C.

The musical lineup includes:

  • 2:45 p.m. - The Splatter Sisters
  • 4:15 p.m. - Songs of Hope
  • 5:45 p.m. – Sweet Rhubarb
  • 7:30 p.m. - Ros...
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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Register your Block Party

Night to Unite 2016

Roseville’s community-wide Night to Unite is coming up on August 1. Get a jump on the crowd, register your gathering and you could get a free picnic bag of goodies for your event.

All Roseville block parties registered by Friday, July 21 will have their names placed in a drawing to have Outback Steakhouse cater their event on August 1. The winner will be notified on Monday, July 24.

Last year Roseville residents hosted more than 90 ...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Safety First with Fireworks


It’s tradition - parades, cookouts and fireworks to celebrate the summer season, especially our nation's birthday on the Fourth of July. But before you set off fireworks, plan carefully so no one gets hurt.

Most fireworks injuries occur in June and July, and the most common firework injuries are to children and teens being burned by firecrackers and sparklers. 

  • Read and follow directions on the label
  • Only light fireworks on a flat surface away from bu...
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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Celebrate Rosefest

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Show your hometown pride at this year’s “We are Roseville” Rosefest celebration. We’re celebrating everything that makes the Roseville community great. Join us for music, sports, theater and much more.

June 22Taste of Rosefest, Medallion Hunt Kickoff, Live at the Rog: The Sound Exchange

June 23Resident Appreciation Day: 9 & Dine Golf at Cedarholm, Superhero Carnival, Free Ice Skating, Community Theater: Lion King

June 24Run/Roll for the Roses, Family ...

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Discover Your Parks


Discover all that Roseville parks have in store for you. Roseville Parks and Recreation invites you to free family fun at neighborhood parks this summer. Check out this year's DYP lineup.

Learn about the wonderful amenities available at Roseville parks. Meet your neighbors, play kid-friendly games, bounce in the bounce castle, watch a performance of the puppet wagon and enjoy refreshments and other family events.

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Golden Rose Medallion Hunt

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How well do you know Roseville? Find out on Thursday, June 22 when the first clue for Roseville’s Golden Rose Medallion is released. Follow the clues about Roseville and you could win a basket of prizes.

The first clue for the Golden Rose Medallion Hunt will be released at 6:50 p.m. at the Frank Rog Amphitheatre in Central Park on June 22. Additional clues will be released each day at 10:00 a.m. at sponsor locations and at noon on the Medallion Twitter ac...

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Keeping Kids, Pets Safe

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Roseville Police remind you, do not leave your child or pet inside a vehicle while you run errands. The temperature inside of a car is generally hotter than outside temperatures and can climb rapidly.

 On a 90º F day, the inside of a car can exceed 125º in about 20 minutes.

According to the Safe Kids Campaign, children are more vulnerable to heat because a child’s body temperature increases three to five times faster...

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Rose Parade Grand Marshals

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Please join Community Grand Marshal Colleen McGough Wood, representing the McGough Corporation and celebrity Grand Marshal Sven Sundgaard for the Rose Parade on Monday, June 26.

This year the parade is honoring the McGough Corporation. McGough is a Roseville-based construction company with a strong commitment to community involvement. They have been strong supporters of the Rose Parade over the years. McGough Wood joins Celebrity...

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Rose Parade Street Closings

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Motorists, please plan ahead for the evening of the Rose Parade. Certain roads along the parade route will be closed on Monday, June 26 beginning at 4:30 p.m.

Parade planners are encouraging motorists to take alternate routes to avoid congestion.

  • No access to Woodhill Dr. between Hamline Ave. to Lexington Ave. begins at 4:00 p.m.
  • Woodhill Dr. from Hamline Ave. to Civic Center Dr. will close at 4:30 p.m.
  • County Roa...
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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Run, Roll for the Roses


Get ready to run and roll. Join the fun at Roseville’s Run and Roll for the Roses on Saturday, June 24. Participants can run a 10K or 5K or a half-mile family fun run.

The Run begins at 8:00 a.m. at Hamline Ave. and County Road C. The Family Fun Run begins at 9:15 a.m.

If you don’t run, try skating at the Roll for the Roses on June 24. The 10K Skating Race begins at 7:55 a.m. at the Skating Center. Register at ...

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Posted on: June 7, 2017

Friday Funtastic Field Trips

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Kids, school’s almost out. Grab your friends and fill your Fridays with fun. Spend your summer with Roseville Parks and Recreation. Each Friday we offer exciting adventures to kid-friendly hotspots.

Days are packed with activities to entertain kids six years and older. Trips are chaperoned by attentive staff, but please use your discretion to decide whether your child is mature enough to attend events on his/her own. Contact Program Supervisor Lauren...

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Posted on: June 7, 2017

Help our Gardens Grow

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Volunteer and get your hands dirty. Roseville is seeking big-hearted volunteers to plant, weed, mulch, water and so much more at the edible orchard and the Muriel Sahlin Arboretum.

Even if your thumbs aren’t so green, you can help. Whether you can donate an hour or are looking for an ongoing volunteer opportunity, we’ll find something for you to do. Volunteers can work alongside staff on weekdays from 7:00 a.m. t...

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Posted on: June 7, 2017

Puppet Wagon Visits your Park

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Kids, visit your local park for free puppet wagon show. Puppet shows provide laughs and a chance for kids to make new friends. New shows each week offer fun and surprises.

The Roseville Puppet Wagon will present 15 minute shows on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at local parks starting June 20 through August 10, with a puppet wagon preview party on June 15 at 6:30 p.m. at Kinderberry Hill, 2360 Lexington Ave. N.

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Posted on: May 31, 2017

Summer 2017 Live at the Rog


We have a summer full of performances in the park coming to the Frank Rog Amphitheatre. Join us at Roseville Central Park, at the corner of Lexington Ave and County Road C.

We offer music on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and on Sundays we offer music, food, dance, theater, and storytelling from countries from around the world. Visit www.cityofroseville.com/liverog for more information, including a complete list of performers.


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Posted on: May 30, 2017

Upcoming Meetings and Events

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A list of upcoming meetings and events is included in the last News Update of the month. Meetings are at City Hall unless otherwise noted. This is not intended to be a complete list of meetings.

June 5 – City Council meets at 6:00 p.m. (Ch. 16)June 6 – Parks and Recreation Commission meets at 6:30 p.m. (Ch. 16)June 7 – Variance Board meets at 5:30 p.m. (Ch. 16)June 7 – Planning Commission meets at 6:30 p.m....

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

HHW Mobile Collection


Where do you get rid of old fertilizer? What do you do with unwanted paint or pesticides? Ramsey County offers a safe alternative to dispose of household hazardous waste (HHW).

Hazardous waste, including any products labeled poisonous, flammable or corrosive, fluorescent and mercury vapor lamps, mercury thermostats and switches, old gasoline, paint and lead paint chips, solvents, pesticides, antifreeze and motor oil and filters ...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Youth Commissioner

Roseville Commissions

Roseville youth, make a difference - get involved in city government. The City of Roseville is seeking applications for a youth commissioner to the new Human Rights, Inclusion and Engagement Commission (HRIEC).

We are looking for a student who is a Roseville resident and a sophomore, junior or senior in high school. The application deadline is 4:30 p.m. on June 28.

The commission advises the City Council on programs and efforts which could improve civic engagemen...

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