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

2016 Cold Catfish Cup

Join us at CArver Lake Park for the 5th annual Cold Catfish Cup. The professionally timed event is for all ages, abilities and bikes. Angry Catfish Bike Shop+ Coffee and Salsa Cycles are sponsoring this year's race. The event is capped at 150 racers, so pre-registration is recommended. Fat bike demos, Intelligentsia coffee, prize giveaways, food truck and more more are all part of the activities! Awards will be given to the top three finishers in each class.

Sunday, Jan. 24
Carver Lake, 3175 Century Avenue South in Woodbury
18-years-old and under: $10 pre-registered
19-years-old and older: $20 pre-registered
Registration/check-in: 9-10:30 a.m., race begins at 11 a.m.
Registration/check-in: 9 a.m.-noon, race begins at 2:30 p.m.

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 are welcome.

Central Park, Valley Creek Room B
2 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 17, #550770-01
Sunday, Feb. 14, #550770-02
Sunday, March 13, #550770-03
Res $3/ NR $5


Excellent Egg Frenzy

Bring your bucket! Toy-filled eggs will be scattered around the outdoor softball fields at Bielenberg Sports Center. Collect up to 10 eggs in your age group. Special eggs with golden tickets will be hidden for each age group. Bring your camera for a photo opportunity with our bunny! Early arrival is encouraged - as each group's wave times will begin sharply. Please note: some items in the toys are listed as choking hazards and not recommended for children under the age of three.

Saturday, March 19
Bielenberg Sports Center, white fields 10, 11, 12 and 13
0-3 years, 5 p.m.
4-5 years, 5:20 p.m.
6+ years, 5:45 p.m.
Free

Flashlight Egg Hunt

Grab your flashlight and bucket, and join us for an egg hunt in the dark! Eggs will be filled with candy and toys! Wear the cool glow necklace given to your at registration and use your flashlight to find the eggs scattered in the outfields of our softball fields. Find the special eggs with the hidden message to claim a super prize! 

Saturday, March 19
Bielenberg Sports Center, white fields 10, 11, 12 and 13
8 p.m.
Recommended for ages 6-13 with an adult
$4 pre-registered, $6 at the event
#550910-01


May Day Tea Party

Grandmothers, mothers, aunties, daughters or other special women come dressed in your best for tea. Our time will include tea tasting, decedent finger foods from Angelina's in the Park, tea party Bingo, a craft and photo opportunity. Please bring your own special tea cup and camera!

Saturday, May 7
Central Park, Valley Creek Room
Recommended for children ages 3-12 with an adult
9 a.m., #550910-03
11 a.m., #550910-04

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-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.

Thursday, Jan. 14, at 7 p.m.

Mira and Tom Kehoe with Xibaba, Brazilian Jazz
Sunday, Jan. 24, at 2 p.m. Roseville Big Band, swing band
Sunday, Feb. 7, at 2 p.m. Dirty Shorts Brass Band, New Orleans style brass band
Sunday, Feb. 21, at 2 p.m. Lazy Does It, traditional jazz band
Friday, March 11, at 11 a.m. Magic Norm, family comedy and magic show
Thursday, March 17, at 7 p.m. Darlene and the Boys, classic country/variety band
Friday, April 1, at 11 a.m. Mary Hall Show for Pipsqueeks, kids music and dance
Sunday, April 10, at 2 p.m. I94 Xpress, rock/jazz band
Sunday, May 1, at 2 p.m. South Washington County Community Band, popular concert piece
Sunday, May 15 Bob the Beachcomber, kids dance and music party

Movie Night

Central Park amphitheater - 8595 Central Park Place
All movies are family friendly and free. option of unlimited popcorn and beverage is $3 per person. Doors open at 6 p.m. and movie begins at 6:30 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 18 Elf, rated PG, 97 minutes
Friday, Jan. 22 Ice Age, rated PG, 85 minutes
Friday, Feb. 19 Ice Age 2, rated PG, 91 minutes
Friday, March 25 Ice Age 3, rated PG, 94 minutes