Come one, come all! Decorate your car for a birthday party and tailgate in the HUB parking lot while we celebrate 11 years of VFC. We’ll be social distancing in the parking lot for some fun fun fun! We’ll have a food truck, DJ for some dancing, a scavenger hunt, crafting table and much more. Do not miss this fun outdoor birthday celebration! Read more about Valley Friendship Club's 11th Birthday Bash
For the Kids
UNITY DAY, the signature event for National Bullying Prevention Month, will take place on Wednesday, October 21. This is the day when people around the world come together to unite for kindness, acceptance, and inclusion to create a world without bullying!
The call to action is simple: wear and share the color ORANGE!
Unity Day was initiated by PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center to encourage students, educators, parents, community members, schools, businesses, and organizations to show their support for bullying prevention in one giant, orange message of hope. Read more about Unity Day
11:00am - 2:00pm
Celebrate the incredible journey the Monarch Butterfly goes on from Minnesota all the way to Mexico. Enjoy a variety of food, music, hands-on activities and plants for sale. Oh, and don’t forget the butterflies, as there will be plenty to see up close and opportunities to learn about their habitats. Read more about 12th Annual Minneapolis Monarch Festival
Enjoy a wondrous night of lights at the Twin Cities Water Lantern Festival. With food trucks, music and a lantern launch, this event is perfect for the family. Decorate your own lantern, then watch it float away with hundreds of others! Read more about Twin Cities Water Lantern Festival
Who’s to say schoolwork isn’t fun? With the Wayzata Community Ed STEM Club classes, your child will develop their problem solving, critical analysis and peer collaboration skills, all while learning about mechanical engineering basics! Students will be sent kits to use during their classes and can be picked up at the Community Ed center before classes begin. Read more about Online: Magic School Bus Club Session
For some baby-friendly fun, join the Hennepin County Library’s weekly Baby Storytime on Thursdays throughout August. These sessions are specifically designed for children from birth to 24 months, and include singing, talking, reading, writing and playing. The sessions are live on the Hennepin County Library’s Facebook page each week. Read more about Baby Storytime on Facebook and YouTube
We have a vision for how welcoming and inclusive we believe Woodbury can be.
Join us for a family friendly, youth led rally and march beginning at the North end of Colby Lake Park in Woodbury.
We will listen to a handful of speakers talk about their experiences here and their aspirations for this city and then follow it with a march for our future. Read more about When They See Us: A March for the Future
Service Project Day For Groups, & Individuals (Adults, & Children Ages 8+ With Adult)
Maplewood Nature Center, 2659 E. 7th St., Maplewood, MN 55119
Saturday, April 25, 10:00AM -11:30AM
Schedule for a community service project with your group, family, or on your own at Maplewood Nature Center! Help with litter pickup, cutting back gardens, clearing trail, and other tasks. Call the nature center to schedule a time and task: 651-249-2170. Activity #16728 Read more about Service Project Day For Groups, & Individuals (Adults, & Children Ages 8+ With Adult)
Spring Pond Creatures, Nature Family Fun With ECFE
(For Familes with Children 4 & Under)
At Maplewood Nature Center, 2659 E. 7th Street, Maplewood 55119
Saturday, April 18, 2020, 10:00-11:30AM Read more about Spring Pond Creatures, Nature Family Fun With ECFE