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Posted on: June 16, 2021

Celebrate Juneteenth

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Saturday, June 19 is Juneteenth, a special day of celebration for many Roseville residents. Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.

From its origin in Galveston, Texas in 1865, the observance of June 19 as African American Emancipation Day has spread across the United States and beyond.

Juneteenth commemorates African American freedom and emphasizes education and achievement. It is a d...

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Posted on: June 16, 2021

Rosefest is Back

Rosefest 2021

We’re celebrating everything that makes Roseville great. Join us for music, sports, theater, dance, a campout and more. Rosefest offers something for everyone. Meet your friends and neighbors for a week of fun.

Visit www.cityofroseville.com/rosefest for event details, times, locations and registration information. Many Rosefest activities are free.

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

Help Maintain Roseville Parks

Planting

Make an impact on Roseville parks and natural resources. Roseville is looking for volunteers to join our Natural Resources Renewal efforts. On Saturday, June 19, we‘re looking for help at Villa Park.

Volunteers will meet at the Villa Park building and then head to the meadow area. Please dress for the weather. Sturdy boots or shoes are recommended as work may be done off trail. 

Each month, Roseville hosts a volunteer opportunity at a local pa...

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Posted on: June 16, 2021

Discover Your Parks

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Discover what Roseville parks have in store for you. Roseville Parks and Recreation invites you to free family fun at neighborhood parks this summer. Learn about the amenities that Roseville parks have to offer.

Meet your neighbors, play kid-friendly games, watch a performance of the puppet wagon and enjoy refreshments and other family events.

Discover Your Parks festivities run from 6:30 until 8:00 p.m. at the following locations:

  • June 23 – Villa Park, 2...
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Posted on: June 16, 2021

Golden Rose Medallion Hunt

Medallion Hunt

How well do you know Roseville? Find out on Thursday, June 24, when the first clue for Roseville’s Golden Rose Medallion Hunt 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 on June 24 at 6:50 p.m. at the Frank Rog Amphitheatre in Central Park. Additional clues will be released each day at noon on the Medallion Twitter account at @RVMedallionHunt. Clues will a...

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Posted on: June 16, 2021

Safety First with Fireworks

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It’s tradition - fireworks to celebrate the Fourth of July. However, fireworks can bring danger. Most fireworks injuries occur in June and July, and the most common fireworks injuries are to children and teens.

Before you set off fireworks, plan carefully so no one gets hurt.  

Non-explosive and non-aerial fireworks, including sparklers, snakes, poppers, cones and tubes that emit sparks, are legal in Roseville, but may not be used on public property, inc...

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Posted on: June 16, 2021

Celebrate Pollinators Week

Pollinator Week

June 21-27 is National Pollinator Week. It’s time to celebrate bees, birds, butterflies, bats and beetles. Pollinators are vital for most flowers, fruits and vegetables to reproduce.

Many of the country's crops would not exist and crop yield and quality would be greatly reduced without pollinators. Unfortunately, the pollinator population, in particular the honeybee, has declined in recent years because of habitat loss, pesti...

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Posted on: June 16, 2021

Touch a Truck

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Wonder what it’s like to sit behind the wheel of a fire engine, dump truck or police car? Meet us at Rosefest Touch a Truck to find out. We’ll have a variety of city vehicles available for everyone to explore.

Touch a Truck takes place on  on Thursday, June 24 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Central Park Dale West, 2525 Dale St. and will run at the same time as the Rosefest Kids Garage Sale, so bring a little extra cash and find some garage sale treasures.

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Posted on: June 16, 2021

Playground Games Galore

Games Galore Camp

Parents, enroll your kids into a summer of fun at Roseville’s Playground Games Galore. Each week from June 21 through August 19 we offer energetic play for active kids lead by a caring staff.

Camps meet Monday through Thursday from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. and are designed for kids ages 7 to 12. Cost for each week of camp is $35 regular and $30 for Roseville residents. Call 651-792-7110 to register or register online.

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Posted on: June 16, 2021

Safety Awareness and Self Defense

Safety Awareness

Enroll your child in a safety awareness and self-defense class and your child will benefit from the skills learned for years to come. Anyone, seven years and older, is invited to take this class.

Participants will improve concentration, increase strength and balance and enhance coordination.

Classes meet at Central Park School, 535 County Road B-2, on Thursday evenings from June 17 to August 12 (no class July 1). Participants are placed in classes ...

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Posted on: June 16, 2021

Rosefest Campout

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Spend an evening under the stars. You are invited to the annual Rosefest Backyard Campfire and Campout. Join us on Saturday, June 26-27 at Harriet Alexander Nature Center (HANC) for an overnight camping experience.

Open to all ages, Space is limited and registration required. Register at www.cityofrosevillecom/parks or call 651-792-7110. Cost per campsite is $23 regular or $21 for Roseville residents.

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

Sports Camps

Sport Camps

Learn from the best. Sign up for the Roseville Sports Camps. Roseville Area High School (RAHS) coaches, players and staff will teach sport skills to area youth. Participants learn new skills on the court and the field.

Camps are sponsored by Roseville Parks and Recreation. Visit www.cityofroseville.com/parks or call 651-792-7110 to register.

Boys Basketball Camp with Raider coaches and playersCamp will include team activities, contests and fun activities to strengthen ba...

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

Plant! Harvest! Taste!

Child Planting

Kids, grab an adult and join us for free gardening classes at the community orchard at the Central Park Muriel Sahlin Arboretum. Learn what to plant and how to care for a garden, then enjoy the fruits of your labor.

This series of family gardening classes will include garden care, weeding, harvesting, art and food, with a different theme each session. Classes will be led by retired naturalist and volunteer Anna Newton. Additional volunteers will be helping as well, w...

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

City Hall to Reopen to the Public

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After being closed to the public for more than a year to help slow the spread of COVID-19, Roseville City Hall will welcome staff and residents to the facility on Monday, June 21.

It was a long time coming, but with vaccination rates rising and related COVID-19 metrics falling to their lowest levels since the early days of the pandemic, city officials agreed the time was right to reopen City Hall.

While first responders and essentia...

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

Pathway Master Plan Update

City Pathway

The City of Roseville is considering some amendments to the Pathway Master Plan, the planning document that helps guide the development and installation of sidewalks, trails and other pathway facilities across the city.

The Pathway Master Plan was last updated in 2018 as part of Comprehensive Plan Update. Since then, staff has identified pathway segments that should be considered as additions to the plan based on recent development and/or feedback from residents.

The foll...

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

City's Sustainability Efforts Recognized

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Roseville has advanced to become a Step 5 City in the Minnesota GreenStep program. Roseville is one of 143 cities and tribal nations participating in the 11-year-old challenge, assistance, and recognition program.

“This award shows community members and other cities across Minnesota that the City of Roseville is taking great steps in the direction of energy and resource conservation and innovation,” said Ryan Johnson, Environmental Manager and G...

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

Puppet Wagon Visits your Park

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

The Roseville Puppet Wagon presents 15 to 20 minute shows on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at local parks beginning June 22 through August 19. 

Tuesdays - 9:30 a.m.: Oasis Park, 1700 County Road C2 WTuesdays - 10:30 a.m.: Villa Park, Cohansey...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Live Music at the Rog

Live Rog Music

Music lovers, we have a summer full of performances coming to the Frank Rog Amphitheatre. Join us at Roseville Central Park, at the corner of Lexington Ave and County Road C, for free live music and more.

We offer free music on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and on Sundays we have special performances that include music, dance, theater and storytelling from around the world.

We even throw in a few extra surprises for the Rosefest celebration at the end of June.

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Superheroes Needed

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Kids, do you have a secret superpower? We need you for a top secret mission. Join Roseville Parks and Recreation, from 6:00 and 8:00 p.m. on Friday, June 25 for a free Superhero Carnival.

We’re offering a training mission that includes indoor and outdoor activities. Little heroes will take part in fun crafts and activities that show off their super skills. Kids, come dressed as your favorite superhero so you can keep your identit...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Restaurant “Rose-ingo”

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It’s a twist on Bingo! Visit Roseville invites the community to join the fun and play a Culinary Bingo game by supporting local restaurants. You could even win a $100 or a $300 gift card.

The COVID-19 pandemic has been hard on everyone. Restaurants have been especially hard hit. Visit Roseville is encouraging residents to dine out in support of local small businesses.

To participate:

  • Pick up a Bingo card at a participating restaurants or vis...
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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Help Monitor the Goose Population

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Roseville Parks and Recreation Department is identifying resident geese that are nesting in city parks. The city is looking for volunteers to follow the local goose population and submit observations to city staff.

A goose surveyor volunteer will be asked to survey a park that has a history of a goose population. Volunteers will observe the geese at least twice a week and fill out an online form with the number of goslings and adults and how many families or large g...

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

Help our Gardens Grow

Volunteer mulching at Orchard

Volunteer and get your hands dirty. The City of Roseville is looking for some green thumbs. Even if your thumb isn’t so green, you can help. Help us plant, weed, mulch, water and more at the arboretum and orchard.

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 Wednesdays from 8:00 a.m. to noon, or volunteers can work independently evening or wee...

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

Consumer Protection

tree removal

Spring is often the kickoff to home repair season. Before hiring someone to do home repairs or landscaping projects, the City of Roseville encourages you to do your due diligence.

Start by asking friends or neighbors to recommend companies or individuals. Check references, and check with the Better Business Bureau to see if any complaints have been filed against the person or company.

The City of Roseville requires the following bus...

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Posted on: May 26, 2021

Run for the Roses

Run for Roses

Get ready for fun! Get ready to run! Join this year’s Rosefest Run for the Roses on Saturday, June 26 beginning at 8:00 a.m. This year, the City of Roseville is hosting a 5K run.

The Run for the Roses begins at the corner of County Road C and Hamline Ave. The course takes runners along the beautiful trails through Roseville’s Central Park before finishing at the Guidant John Rose Minnesota OVAL on the Civic Center campus...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Water Efficiency Rebates

Lawn Sprinkler Head

Are your sprinklers leaking, spraying in the wrong direction or running during a rain storm? Are you tired of high water bills? The City of Roseville's Water Efficiency Rebate Program may be able to help.

Homes with automatic irrigation systems use about 50 percent more water than homes without them. Older controllers with timers turn the water on even when the soil is at peak moisture or when it is raining. Broken sprinkler heads leak or spray water on to...

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

Rise in Vandalism

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Smashed mailboxes, graffiti, scratched cars, dumped over trash cans and worse. Roseville Police are reporting an increase in vandalism in the past year. Not only is it a nuisance, it can be a costly mess to clean up.

Property owners express frustration over damage to their property. They have few ways to prevent acts of vandalism, and it can be costly to repair or remove. Often, acts of vandalism are done at night or early morning hours. 

Roseville Police offe...

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

Farmers Market Opens

Farmers market vendors

The Saint Paul Farmers Market in Roseville is waiting for you. The market, located at 2131 Fairview Ave., is open Tuesdays from 8:00 a.m. to noon. The Market offers vegetables, fruits and more at peak freshness.

The Farmers Market has taken measures to keep customers, vendors and foods safe. Market staff will wear masks, and vendors will wear masks if serving food or preparing samples for immediate tasting. Customers are encouraged to wear masks as well. ...

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Posted on: May 25, 2021

Upcoming Meetings and Events

Virtual Meeting

A list of upcoming meetings and events is included in the last News Update of the month. Meeting times and locations are subject to change. Contact the City of Roseville at 651-792-7001 if you have questions.

Meetings will be conducted through the Zoom webinar platform. Members of the public who wish to comment during the meeting are asked to register at www.cityofroseville.com/attendmeeting. Zoom meeting information will be posted in the calendar notification...

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