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


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

Big Truck Day

The east parking lot of Central Park will be full with the coolest vehicles around for the 6th annual Big Truck Day. Explore the insides of cool vehicles like an ambulance, fire truck, semi-truck and more! 

This event is a partnership between Woodbury Public Safety, Parks and Recreation, Public Works and the Washington County Library.

Saturday, Sept. 26
9-11 a.m.
Central Park, 8595 Central Park Place

Military Concert and Veterans Memorial Fundraiser

As part of the Performance in the Park series, Woodbury will host the 451st Army Band at the Lions Band Shell at Ojibway Park. The concert is meant to honor veterans. During the event, members of the Woodbury Veterans Memorial council will be accepting free will donations and selling pavers for the Woodbury Lions Veterans Memorial, located near City Hall. 

The members of the 451st Army Band are soldiers of the United States Army Reserve and are proud to serve. They share a common love of music, yet hold diverse civilian occupations, from full-time college students to professionals in education, medicine, business, finance, marketing and information technology.

The musician/soldiers are united and propelled by their mission, "Serving the Nation through music: to inspire entertain, and educate." By instilling morale for the troops and fostering patriotism in communities across the country, the band takes personal pride in inspiring support for U.S. Service men and women, veterans and families.

Saturday, Sept. 19
2 p.m.
Ojibway Park, 2695 Ojibway Drive

Kids Trail Run

Test your running skills along the off-road trail at Carver Lake Park. This evening trail run will have youth running approximately one mile along the paths, grass and well-maintained off-road cycling trail. The route will be well-staffed with volunteers helping youth along the way. Parents will not be allowed on the course. Participants will run in waves close to their start time. Each participant will receive a long sleeve T-shirt for participating.

Saturday, Sept. 19
Ages 6-9, 7 p.m.
Ages 10-12, 7:30 p.m.
Carver Lake Park
$25 per participant

Scout Safety Night

Police officers, firefighters and other safety experts will share a multitude of safety tips and prevention geared toward a scouting badge. Scouts will tour the Woodbury Public Safety Building and learn a variety of skills from the experts. At the end of the evening, scouts will earn a Woodbury Junior Public Safety badge. 

Monday, Nov. 9
6-8 p.m.
Ages 9-11
Woodbury Public Safety Building, 2100 Radio Drive
$3, Woodbury scouts only

Cookies and Crafts with Santa

Santa will be taking a break from making toys and wants you to join him and a few of his helpers in decorating cookies, making a fun holiday craft and taking pictures. Bring your own camera and a great, big smile for Santa.

Central Park, Valley Creek Room
Saturday, Dec. 5, at 9 a.m.  #550910-07
Saturday, Dec. 5, at 10 a.m.  #550910-08
Saturday, Dec. 5, at 11 a.m.  #550910-09
$6 per child 

New Year's Eve Family Celebration 2015

Bielenberg Sports Center will be filled with fun games, huge moonwalks, obstacle courses, ice skating, Gage pit, music and more to make this evening fun for all ages! Door prize drawings will be held at 8:30 p.m. followed by the big countdown to 2016. Tickets must be purchases for all participants over the age of 3. This event typically sells out - early registration is encouraged.

Thursday, Dec. 31
6-9 p.m.
Recommended for families with children under 12 years old
Bielenberg Sports Center, 4125 Radio Drive
$8 per person, pre-registered
$10 per person, at the door, if available

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.

Sunday, Sept. 27, at 2 p.m. Wayne Hamilton, acoustic American music
Thursday, Oct. 8, at 7 p.m. Twin Cities Show Chorus, acapella barbershop style
Friday, Oct. 16, at 11 a.m. Brodini, comedy magic show
Sunday, Nov. 1, at 2 p.m. David Houghton and Don Neurauter, harmonica duet
Thursday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m. Lee Engele, trio jazz with attitude
Sunday, Nov. 22, at 2 p.m. Paul Hintz, solo guitar instrumentals
Sunday, Dec. 6, at 2 p.m. St. Paul Police Band, Christmas-themed concert

 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

Friday, Sept. 4, at 11 a.m. Tricia and the Toonies, environmental kids show
Saturday, Sept. 19, at 2 p.m. 451st Army Band, concert honoring veterans


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