For the Kids
Unleash your cold blooded side and marvel at reptiles such as snakes, lizards, turtles, frogs, chameleons, geckos, dragons and more. Gawk at small exotic mammals, such as sugar gliders, and hedgehogs or browse through various animal vendors for the latest food, cages and toys for your next pet. Read more about Minnesota Reptile Show
If your child wants to grow up to be a veterinarian, this 3-hour program can set them down the right path. They’ll learn about surgery skills using a pretend patient, how to recognize common illnesses and what it’s like to work at a shelter. Kids grades 3-6. Read more about Shelter Vet Camp at the Animal Humane Society
Family Night: Friday, April 26, 6-9 p.m.
A variety of events will keep all ages entertained. There will be games (including the popular Heads ‘n’ tails game, a dunk tank and cake walks), food and a silent auction. There is no cost to attend. Read more about 2019 Community Auction: “Brotherhood: Past, Present, Future”
We have it all folks! Our Spring Bonanza! Show will have arts, crafts, indoor flea market, antiques, home & garden, local businesses, sporting goods, fun activities, hourly drawings, music, full concessions............Mark your calendar, tell your family and friends and be sure to stop by and find some great deals on everything from A to Z! FREE to the public and family friendly - bring the kids. Vendors contact us if you are interested in a space! email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 715-557-1785 Read more about Spring Bonanza! Arts, Crafts, Antiques, Indoor Flea, Home & Garden
Healthy Kids Running Series (“HKRS”) is a national, community-based nonprofit which provides a fun, five-week running program for ages 2-14 that gets kids active, feel accomplished and lays the foundation for a healthy lifestyle. It's a running program where kids can be competitive in their age brackets, ranging from 50 yard dash to 1 mile. The series takes place on Sundays, starting April 28, 2019 at 4:00 pm. at the Cottage Grove Middle School. Read more about Healthy Kids Running Series Cottage Grove Registration Open
The annual Fall Festival at King of Kings Lutheran Church will take place on Friday, October 26. Dinner will be served from 5:30–7:00 p.m. with the Children’s Party from 6:30–8:00 p.m.
Activities will include dinner with live music, pop toss, face painting, crafts, music, carnival games and much more! Children are encouraged to dress in non-scary costume. A free will offering for dinner will be accepted. Read more about Family Fall Festival at King of Kings
(FOR CHILDREN BIRTH-5 YEARS, BEFORE KINDERGARTEN) OAKLEY- MIN 4 KIDS, MAX 15 KIDS
Make nature discoveries, and meet new friends! This class is offered at the Maplewood Nature Center in collaboration with Early Childhood and Family Education (ECFE) staff. Parents stay with their children during the entire class. Preregistration is required Read more about HOME FOR A BUNNY: NATURE FAMILY FUN WITH ECFE
(FOR ADULTS, AND KIDS AGES 10 AND OLDER WITH ADULT)
ANN MIN 4/MAX 20
Search colorful asters and goldenrod flowers for our helpful pollinators. After meeting a few; we go inside to create some through the craft of needle felting. We’ll use cookie cutters, wool roving and needles to make a bumble bee, green sweat bee, monarch or swallowtail butterfly. Snack provided!