Education & Community
Celebrate the Fourth of July at Woodbury’s hometown celebration, featuring fireworks, fun, food and live music. This year’s band will be FlashMob!, playing a variety of music for you and your family to enjoy. The night will end with a large fireworks display. Free. 6 p.m. Bielenberg Sports Center, 4125 Radio Drive; 651.714.3583; ci.woodbury.mn.us.
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Help the R.H. Stafford Library kick off its annual summer reading program with a party. The event will feature comedian and juggler Alan Johnson. Kids can enjoy the entertainment, and then sign up for the summer reading program. All ages. Free.10:30 a.m. R.H. Stafford Library, 8595 Central Park Place; 651.731.1320; co.washington.mn.us. Read more about Bookawocky Kick Off Event
Summer is upon us, and what better time to visit the park? Come visit any Washington County Park for one day without needing a vehicle permit—an affordable day in the great outdoors. All ages. Any Washington County Park; visit co.washington.mn.us to see a full list of park locations, hours, trails and activities. Read more about Explore Your Parks Day
You don’t have to wait any longer for this summer’s puppet wagon. Celebrate the 2015 Woodbury parks and recreation puppet wagon with a free preview party! Catch a peek of the new puppet show, play games, create your own personal puppet, munch on popsicles and more. All ages. Free. 6:30 p.m. Woodbury Kinderberry Hill, 1205 Woodbury Drive; 651.714.3583; ci.woodbury.mn.us. Read more about Puppet Wagon Preview Party
Kids, teens and adults are invited to celebrate reading and literacy this summer by joining the summer reading program at Washington County Library. The annual program kicks off on June 6 and will run through August 8, there will be programs for all ages. Kids (ages 0-12) will have two different ways to participate in the program; the “Library Activity Card” or by completing the “Read, Write, Draw” activities. Teens can participate in the TIC-TAC-TEEN program. Read more about Bookawocky: My Summer Library Experience
Join Simon Says Lead to celebrate the launch of Make Unstoppable Simple – creative problem solving in life and leadership by Dina Simon.
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Brad Robinson and author Linda Tedford will be signing copies of Brad’s just-released book, “The Price of Victory and the Fear of Innovation,” at Brightwater Clothing & Gear in downtown Excelsior on Saturday, June 6. Read more about “The Price of Victory” Book Signing
Saint Ambrose of Woodbury is pleased to invite men, women and children of all faiths to an inspiring evening with University of Minnesota head football coach Jerry Kill. Coach Kill will share his journey to Catholicism and unique life experiences through a discussion entitled “Faith, Family and Football.” Read more about St. Ambrose Men's Club presents: "Faith, Family and Football" with UMN Gophers Coach Jerry Kill
Have you ever said you wanted to join a book club but never got the chance? Come to the Stafford Book Club and join in on the discussion of a great novel, and perhaps make a few new friends in the process. Adults. Free. 6:30 p.m. R.H. Stafford Library, 8595 Central Park Place; 651.731.1320; co.washington.mn.us. Read more about Stafford Book Club