The Recreation Division offers many special events throughout the year. For information on how to register for these events, visit the Registration Information page.


Story Time

Enjoy story time with your children at the R. H. Stafford Library located in Woodbury, 8595 Central Park Place, Woodbury, Minnesota 55125. For more information, call (651) 731-1320.

Preschool Storytime - Mondays and Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.-10:55 a.m.
For children preschool through kindergarten age and their caregivers. Stories, songs and fingerplays to encourage the development of early literacy skills. Siblings welcome.

Toddler Storytime - Tuesday, 10:30-10:55 a.m.
For children toddler age and their caregivers. Stories, songs and fingerplays to encourage the development of early literacy skills. Siblings welcome.

Baby Storytime - Wednesdays, 10:30-11:05 a.m.
For children from birth thru 2 years and their caregivers. Books, songs and fingerplays to encourage the development of early literacy skills. Followed by short play time. Siblings welcome.



Performances in the Park

Central Park amphitheater performances - 8595 Central Park Place
All performances are family friendly and free.
Musical Performances

Sunday, Feb. 15, at 2 p.m. Glory Bound, Gospel Bluegrass
Sunday, March 1, at 2 p.m. Brian Richards, Magic, Educational
Sunday, March 22, at 2 p.m. Paul Hintz, Solo Jazz & Blues Guitarist
Thursday, April 9, at 7 p.m. Brian Keenan, Ragtime Piano
Sunday, April 19, at 2 p.m. SWCO Community Band, Concert Band
Thursday, April 23, at 7 p.m. Rum River Brass, Brass Quintet
Sunday, May 3, at 2 p.m. Big Fun Show, Family, Comedy/Magic
Thursday, May 7, at 7 p.m. Saint Ambrose Varsity Jazz Band, Concert Band
Thursday, May 21, at 7 p.m. LaValle Jazz Cats, Jazz

 

Ojibway Park bandshell, 2695 Ojibway Drive
In the event of inclement weather these performances will be held at the Central Park amphitheater
Musical Performances

Friday, June 12, at 11 a.m. Matt Dunn, Magic Show
Friday, July 17, at 11 a.m. Sticks & Tones, Children's Music
Friday, Aug. 7, at 11 a.m. Mary Hall, Kids Dance Music
Saturday, Sept. 19, at 2 p.m. Army Band, Veterans Memorial

 

School Day Out Performances

Thursday, March 12, at 1 p.m. Hans Mayer, Music for Kids

Sundae Bingo

Enjoy playing a variety of bingo games and making ice cream sundaes. Pre-registration is required. Event will last approximately one and a half hours. All ages welcome.

Location: Central Park, Valley Creek B
Time: 2 p.m.
$3 per person

Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015
Activity: #550770-02

Sunday, March 22, 2015
Activity: #550770-03


Old Fashioned Egg Hunt

Bring your bucket and join us for an old fashioned egg hunt outside. Each age group will be looking for different colored eggs hidden throughout the park. The event will be held rain or shine. Please note: Some eggs may contain prizes that are listed as a choking hazard for children under the age of 3. An adult must accompany children in the park.

Friday, March 27, 2015
Recommended for age 3-7 with an adult
Location:
Carver Lake Park
Time: 6:30 p.m. Sharp
Free


Flashlight Egg Hunt

Grab a flashlight and bucket and join us for a nighttime egg hunt. Find the special eggs with the hidden message and claim you prize. It's not how many eggs you find; it's finding the right one. The event will be held rain or shine. An adult must accompany children in the park.

Friday, March 27, 2015
Recommended for age 6-13 with an adult
Location:
Carver Lake Park
Time: 8 p.m. Sharp
Activity: #550910-01
$3/child pre-registered, $5 per child at the event
Free


May Day Tea

Grandmothers, mothers, aunties, daughters or other special women come dressed in your best for a morning of tea. Our morning will begin with tea tasting, followed by decedent finger foods from Angelina's in the Park, tea party Bingo, a girly craft and a photo opportunity will complete the morning of fun. Please bring your own special tea cup and camera! Adults must register with their child.

Saturday, May 2, 2015
Location:
Central Park, Valley Creek Room
Time: 10:30 a.m.
$12 per person
Activity: #550910-03

Puppet Wagon

Mondays, June 8-Aug.10

9 a.m. Shawnee Park, 6515 Scheel Drive
9:30 a.m. Potawatomi Park, 1201 Parkwood Drive
10 a.m. Chippewa Park, 2197 Queens Drive
10:30 a.m. Ridgegate Park, 7749 Dunmore Road
11 a.m. Bailey's Arbor Park, 10909 Maple Blvd.

 

Tuesdays, June 9-Aug. 11

9 a.m. Woodlane Hills Park, 7425 Lake Road
9:30 a.m. Victoria Park, 7430 Newbury Road
10 a.m. Wedgewood Park, 3495 Williamburg Parkway
10:30 a.m. Stonemill Farms North Park, 1375 Eagle View Blvd
11 a.m. Colby Lake Park, 9715 Valley Creek Road
6 p.m. Edgewater Park, 3100 Edgewater Drive
6:30 p.m. Cobblestone Park, 7949 Cobblestone Road
7 p.m. Ojibway Park, 2695 Ojibway Drive

 

Wednesdays, June 10-Aug. 12

9 a.m. Summit Pointe Park, 1599 Interlachen Parkway
9:30 a.m. Stonemill Farms South Park, 11500 Sawmill Curve
10 a.m. Dancing Waters, 10980 Dancing Waters Parkway
10:30 a.m. Powers Lake, 10000 Brookview Road

 

Thursdays, June 11-Aug. 13

9 a.m. Ridge Park, 3525 Parkers Drive
9:30 a.m. Pioneer Park, 2670 Wimbledon Drive
10 a.m. Timberlea Park, 8095 Boulder Ridge
10:30 a.m. Fairway Meadows Park, 2230 Woodcrest Drive
11 a.m. Colby Lake Park, 9715 Valley Creek Road