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, 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 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

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, 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
Carver Lake Park
Time: 6:30 p.m. Sharp

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
Carver Lake Park
Time: 8 p.m. Sharp
Activity: #550910-01
$3/child pre-registered, $5 per child at the event

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

Puppet Wagon Preview Party

Celebrate the 2015 Woodbury Parks and Recreation Puppet Wagon with a preview party! Catch a peek of the new puppet show, play games, create a personal puppet, munch on popsicles and more! Kinderberry Hill is the 2015 sponsor of the Puppet Wagon.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Location: Kinderberry Hill, 1205 Woodbury Drive Free
Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Are you Thirsty? Puppet and Mask Show

The professional puppet troupe “In the Heart of the Beast” presents a performance all about the water cycle. This very special puppet show is geared towards youth and will help us see ourselves as a vital part of the water cycle. You will never take water for granted again after exploring the many questions contained in a precious glass of drinking water. This performance is sponsored by the City of Woodbury Smart Water Use Education Program.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Location: Central Park, indoor amphitheater
Time: 7-8 p.m.

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

Green Grass and Smart Sprinkling Workshop

Join the City of Woodbury and the East Metro Water Resource Education Program for a free evening devoted to lawn care. Learn how to care for your lawn while keeping children, pets and wildlife safe and protecting our local water resources. Visit with water resource educators and local Master Gardeners for tips on growing a healthy lawn; engage in one, two, or all three of our presentations; and enter into a drawing for our healthy lawn prizes, including a signed copy of “A Lawn Chair Gardener’s Guide,” rain barrels and a professional audit of your home irrigation system.

Tuesday, April 21
: Central Park, indoor amphitheater
Time: 6-8 p.m.

Fourth of July Hometown Celebration

Celebrate the 4th of July at Woodbury’s Hometown Celebration. This year’s band will be FlashMob!, a Minneapolis-based group that covers a wide range of hits from the 1970s through today. Learn more at FlashMob! will hit the stage at 6 p.m. and perform until the traditional fireworks display. All activities are free. Concessions sold onsite.

Saturday, July 4, 2015
Location: Bielenberg Sports Center, 4125 Radio Drive

Schedule of Events
Food sales: 6-10 p.m.
FlashMob: 6-10 p.m.
Fireworks display: 10 p.m.