For the Kids

Fraser Walk for Autism, Presented by Central Roofing Company

Join Fraser at Mall of America on April 18th to raise awareness and funds for Minnesota families affected by autism. The Fraser Walk for Autism, presented by Central Roofing Company is a family-friendly walk around the first level of Mall of America filled with sensory activities, mascots, games, prizes and giveaways. You can rally a team or register as an individual. All participants receive breakfast.  Read more about Fraser Walk for Autism, Presented by Central Roofing Company

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

2020 Saint Paul Winter Carnival

The Winter Carnival is back for 2020! This year’s events will include ice carvings, merchandise and food sales, music and much more. Bring out the whole family and come join the fun at the recently renovated Rice Park and Landmark Center. This all-day event will be a fun time for everyone in the winter months. All ages.  Read more about 2020 Saint Paul Winter Carnival

Kids and Screen Time: Tips for How to Minimize Conflict in Your Home

New studies have linked the use of screens with neurological and developmental problems in children. During this session, learn how to balance the positives and negatives of technology use, explore the risks and signs of compulsive behaviors, and determine effective ways of settings boundaries and consequences. This session incorporates role-playing scenarios.  Read more about Kids and Screen Time: Tips for How to Minimize Conflict in Your Home

Moon Glow Pedestrian Parade

Kick off the first day of the historic 2020 MN Winter Carnival with this celebration of lights. Get decked out in all your glow gear and join the parade as it makes its way from the Landmark Center to Kellogg Mall Park. Compete in this year’s new KIDS’ decorating contest by adorning your stroller, a wagon, yourself or other nonmotorized forms of transportation in light. The contest categories include best use of lights, most creative and best Winter Carnival related entry. 651.223.7400 Read more about Moon Glow Pedestrian Parade

Winter Trails Day 2020

Want a day of fun and family time? Come and participate in numerous outdoor activities at Fort Snelling State Park. Activities include ice-fishing, snowshoeing, fat-tire biking, archery and more! All the necessary equipment is provided and make sure to grab a hot chocolate in between activities! All ages. Read more about Winter Trails Day 2020

AshaUSA's Mental Health Matters Program presents: Sumi Mukherjee's talk " Being Brown in America"

Author and Speaker Sumi Mukherjee focuses on writing non-fiction books based on real life stories and speaking to various audiences around the country so others can benefit from his stories. His books and presentations are broadly focused on cultural diversity and other social justice issues. Since 2011, he has written 3 books and has spoken all around the country as well as in Canada. His 4th book is scheduled for publication in 2020. Read more about AshaUSA's Mental Health Matters Program presents: Sumi Mukherjee's talk " Being Brown in America"

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