Grab your flashlight and bucket for an outside egg hunt in the dark! Eggs will be filled with candy and toys! Use your flashlight to find the eggs scattered in the outfields of the softball fields. Participants will receive a spring craft project to complete at home. Recommended ages 6–13 with an adult. Read more about Flashlight Egg Hunt
For the Kids
The traditional Excellent Egg Frenzy looks a little different this year. Bring your bucket and join us for some extra egg fun! Toy-filled eggs will be scattered around the outdoor softball fields at HealthEast Sports Center. Participants will receive a spring craft project to complete at home and can collect up to 20 eggs from the field. Please note: Some items in the eggs are listed as choking hazards and not recommended for children under the age of three. Recommended ages 1–7 with an adult. Read more about Excellent Egg Frenzy
A high-energy program introducing children to fundamental soccer principles and skills using fun games, songs and positive reinforcement. Seven weekly sessions focus on basic soccer skills like dribbling, passing and shooting. Each child’s character and attitude will be challenged and molded in a positive way as they learn teamwork, sharing, communication and respect. Jersey not included. Read more about Soccer Shots
Develop your child's motor skills, hand-eye coordination, cardiovascular fitness and more through Amazing Athletes. Each 45-minute class encompasses two different developmental sport lessons, muscle identification and fruit or vegetable introduction. These fun activities assist in building skills at their own pace in a non-competitive atmosphere. Parents must remain on-site during the class. Read more about Amazing Athletes
Amazing Tots is a guided, discovery-based sports program designed to engage, maintain and develop a toddler's attention span and physical abilities. Each 30-minute class encompasses a discovery lesson in one or two different sports, structured physical challenges and organized physical exploration activities. Significant emphasis is placed on imaginative fitness activities along with color recognition, shape classification, letter identification and action vocabulary experiences (over, under, around, etc.). Read more about Amazing Tots
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
Get ready for the holidays at The Woods Gifts! This is our 23rd annual holiday open house!
See Santa Claus (10 am – 4 pm; numbers for Santa’s waiting line available starting at 9:30 am) and his live Reindeer (11 am – 2 pm). Read more about Holiday Walk in the Woods
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