Arts & Performance

Loring Park Art Festival

For 19 years, the Loring Park Art Festival has combined the beauty of creative expression and community to develop an engaging event for all. Featuring a Lakes & Legends Beer Garden, a variety of tasty foods and 140 visual artists, there is something for every eye and taste bud to enjoy.  Read more about Loring Park Art Festival

Aquatennial Celebrations

Kick off the week of celebrations with Minnesota’s largest nighttime parade along Hennepin Avenue, marvel at the Twin Cities River Rats as they perform entertaining tricks on the water, up your fitness game and partake in the Torchlight 5k or sit back and watch in awe at one of the top five annual firework displays in the nation on Saturday evening. With a wide range of events, there is something fit for all shapes and sizes. Read more about Aquatennial Celebrations

Movie Day: Viewer's Choice

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Thursday, July 11 at 3:00 p.m. for Movie Day!  Beat the heat and enjoy the a/c at the library where we'll be showing a yet-to-be-determined movie. We'll collect votes for which movie is shown: "The Book of Life" vs. "Because of Winn-Dixie". Voting begins in June.

Movie is free and no registration required. Read more about Movie Day: Viewer's Choice

Woven Paper Kente Cloth (art for K-6)

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Monday, July 15 from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. for Woven Paper Kente Cloth (art for K-6). Inspired by colorful textiles from the country of Ghana in Africa we will weave many bright-colored papers into a black paper “loom”. We will then draw fun designs inspired by Kente cloth onto the colorful squares creating our own beautiful patterned placemat. This workshop is for children in K-6th grade. Read more about Woven Paper Kente Cloth (art for K-6)

"I Survived the Shark Attacks" Book Party

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Thursday, July 18 at 10:30 a.m. for a fun, activity filled hour based on the book, "I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916" by Lauren Tarshis. This program is best enjoyed by those familiar with the book. More details to be announced! Geared toward kids ages 7-10 years old.

Program is free, but registration is required. To register, call 651-275-4338, stop by the Public Services Desk, or visit our website at Read more about "I Survived the Shark Attacks" Book Party


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