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

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 Woodbury Lion's 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


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

Coin Carnival

Join Parks and Recreation for fun and games at this year's Coin Carnival. The day will include games, prizes, a bounce house, temporary tattoos, crazy hair, Puppet Wagon shows and lunch!

Friday, Aug. 7
10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Ojibway Park
Ages 2-12, with an adult
Tickets will be sold on-site.

Kids Duathlon

This chip-timed duathlon will have youth biking two miles and running one miles along the trails of Ojibway Park and the well-marked Ojibway Park Drive. Each youth will receive a t-shirt for participating. All participants must bring their own bike and wear athletic shoes and a well-fitting bike helmet.

Saturday, July 18
Ojibway Park
Ages 6-9, 9 a.m. #551606-03
Ages 10-12, 10 a.m. #551606-04
$25 per participant

22nd Annual Safety Camp

Safety Camp is a two-day program where police officers, firefighters, camp leaders and other safety experts will be on-hand daily to  teach kids a multitude of skills. Some topics include water, canoe, fire, home, personal and animal safety. Activities include fun games and events, interactive safety sessions and swimming. Includes snack, lunch and t-shirt.

Tuesday, July 21-Wednesday, July 22
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Carver Lake Park
Youth entering grades 3-5
Res $43/NR $48

Movie Under the Stars

Grab your lawn chair, blanket, friends and family for a Movie Under the Stars! The movie, "Paddington* (rated PG), will be showing on a huge 20-foot screen at Ojibway Park.

Friday, Sept. 11
7:30 p.m.
Ojibway Park band shell