For the Kids

Migratory Bird Day Festival

The festival features:

  • Special Bird Guest
  • Children's Activities
  • Information on Migratory birds and our local birds and their habitats
  • Information on how you can help our birds thrive

Bird Cities help birds by:

  • Restoring, protecting and improving bird habitat
  • Reducing threats such as window collisions, toxins, and harmful human activities, often due to a lack of understanding of birds’ needs
  • Engaging people in learning about, enjoying, and helping birds thrive

"MOO" After-show Party

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, March 28 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. for "MOO" after-show party. Following the author/illustrator program, there will be cow-themed crafts and activities available to enjoy, including a chance to send some "MOO-mail" to the gregarious puppet Cow!

Program is free and no registration required.  Read more about "MOO" After-show Party

March MOO-stery Month Celebration featuring local author David LaRochelle and local illustrator Mike Wohnoutka

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, March 28 at 10:15 a.m. for March MOO-stery Month Celebration featuring local author David LaRochelle and local illustrator Mike Wohnoutka featuring their book MOO! The program will last approximately 30 minutes, after which the presenters will be available to sign books and interact with families. There will be craft activities and maybe a surprise. Check back closer to the date for more details. MOO! Read more about March MOO-stery Month Celebration featuring local author David LaRochelle and local illustrator Mike Wohnoutka

Torn Paper Pandas - Art for Kids, Grades 3-5

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, March 21 at 10:30 a.m. for Torn Paper Pandas - Art for Kids. Pandas are an endearing animal which is native to mainland China. Though they are endangered, many are trying to help preserve pandas and their habitat. In this lesson, we will make cute panda collages with torn paper and will be drawing a background of bamboo stalks. For kids, grades 3-5. Read more about Torn Paper Pandas - Art for Kids, Grades 3-5

Preschool Drive-in Moo-vie

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Thursday, March 5 at 10:15 a.m. for Preschool Drive-in Moo-vie.  It’s a month of MOO-stery! Why are COWS appearing in the library? They herd we are celebrating March as the “Month of MOO!" and are ready for moo-velous fun at our drive-in moo-vie.  Read more about Preschool Drive-in Moo-vie

Spring Break with Mad Science : Dinosaurs for K-6

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Monday, March 9 at 10:30 a.m. for Spring Break with Mad Science: Dinosaurs for K-6. Dinosaurs are extinct…or are they? Put your paleontology hat on and explore the world of these prehistoric beasts. Compare your footprints with a Triceratops, and your jawbones with a Camptosaurus. Take part in a simulated dinosaur dig; can you figure out how to put the skeleton together? Take home your own fossils and a T-Rex tooth cast. Read more about Spring Break with Mad Science : Dinosaurs for K-6

CycleHealth Kidarod

Bring out the kids for a fun and unique experience. This is a two-mile foot race that includes sliding, pulling, hiking, climbing and a chance to meet real husky sled dogs! The event is for children ages 7–17, but new to the race this year is adult family members can run with the children. All ages.  Read more about CycleHealth Kidarod

Wayzata Chilly Open

Visit Wayzata for its biggest, chilliest community event of the year. Enjoy free skating on Wayzata Bay and a movie night in the heated 19th Hole Tent with heartwarming hot cocoa and tasty treats. Watch colorful kites overtake the sky for the Snowkiting event. Finish the festival with the ticketed Golf Tournament and annual Chili Cook-Off. All ages. 952.473.9595 Read more about Wayzata Chilly Open

SnoDaze

Lace up those skates and bundle up for a night of fun at Sibley Park. Skate under the stars as you enjoy a night of music and fun. After carving up the ice, you and your family can warm up around the firepit and cook up some s’mores. All ages. 612.370.4844  Read more about SnoDaze

Family Funday: Groundhog Day Celebration

Join the Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board to celebrate Groundhog Day. Get the kids outfitted for a day partially outside, partially inside with fun crafts, games and activities. Hike the surrounding North Mississippi River Regional Park with a naturalist in search of those weather predicting woodchucks and see if we’ll get six more weeks of winter after all. All ages. 612.370.4844 Read more about Family Funday: Groundhog Day Celebration

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