Sports, Health & Wellness

Shout Out Loud Minnesota - A Suicide Prevention Charity Event

Join us for the 2nd Annual ‘Shout Out Loud’ Suicide Prevention and Resource Awareness event! Our main goal with Shout Out Loud is to normalize the conversation about suicide prevention in our community and encourage participation in local wellness resources. Our goal with Shout Out Loud is to normalize the conversation about suicide prevention in our community and encourage participation in local wellness resources. Read more about Shout Out Loud Minnesota - A Suicide Prevention Charity Event

Full Moon Walk

Walk when the Moon is full to listen and look for these flying mousetraps! Great horned and barred owls make the nature center home. Back inside, dissect an owl pellet to identify the teeth and bones of the creatures they eat. Learn to identify 5 owl calls and practice calling, too! Bring a mug for a hot beverage afterward! Small scout or youth groups welcome.

Fee: $5 per person, Register online by Tuesday, December 10. Read more about Full Moon Walk

Walk When the Moon is Full

(AGES 7 AND UP WITH ADULT, SMALL SCOUT TROOPS WELCOME!)

Meet a snake and salamander, and learn where Minnesota’s wild reptiles and amphibians go in the winter. You can share your stories about real wild animal encounters, if you choose! Try a wild animal craft to take home too!

Fee: Free. Register by Friday, November 15  Read more about Walk When the Moon is Full

Together It Gets Better 5K

The public is invited to join the Suicide Prevention Collaborative at the 9th annual “Together it Gets Better” 5k Run/Walk on Saturday, September 14th at Colby Lake Park Pavilion in Woodbury, MN.  On-site registration opens at 8am and the event will begin at 9am.

On average, one person dies by suicide every 11 hours in the state of Minnesota. It’s the 2nd leading cause of death for young adults. And while there is no single cause to suicide, it’s possible to reduce these statistics and save lives. Read more about Together It Gets Better 5K

Donuts and Dogs 5K

Grab your fluffy friend and a donut to work it all off as you walk or run along the trail. Proceeds of this event support Secondhand Hounds, a nonprofit animal rescue in Minnesota that works to provide a safe shelter, proper veterinary care and daily necessities for pups. Read more about Donuts and Dogs 5K

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