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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Special Events

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


Puppet Wagon Schedule

Puppet Wagon Schedule
The Puppet Wagon will be traveling around Woodbury neighborhoods and parks performing puppet shows filled with music and silly puppets! Performances are about 15 minutes long and will be canceled in the event of poor weather conditions.
No shows June 30-July 3
Mondays, June 9-Aug. 4 (No shows June 30)
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 Boulevard
Tuesdays, June 10-Aug. 5 (No shows July 1)
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 Boulevard
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 11-Aug. 6 (No shows July 2)
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 12-Aug. 7 (No shows July 3)
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
 The Puppet Wagon is sponsored by Kinderberry Hill.


Puppet Wagon Preview Party

Celebrate the 2014 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 a Popsicle®  and more. Kinderberry Hill is the 2014 sponsor of the Puppet Wagon.
Location: Kinderberry Hill, 1205 Woodbury Drive
Date: Thursday, June 5
Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Performances in the Park

Ojibway Park Bandshell performances - 2695 Ojibway Drive
All performances are family friendly and free.

Friday, July 18, at 11 a.m. Tricia & The Toonies, Children's Music
Friday, Aug. 8, at 11 a.m. Jack Pearson, Musician and storyteller

 [[Central Park Amphitheater performances - 8598 Central Park Place
All performances are family friendly and free.
Musical Perfomances

Thursday, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m. Paul Imholte, Stringman
Sunday, Sept. 28, at 2 p.m. South Wash. Community Band, Performance Band
Sunday, Oct. 5, at 2 p.m. The Nelsons, Easy Listening
Thursday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. Mira and Tom Kehoe with Xibaba, Brazilian Jazz
Thursday, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m. Nancy Olson, Traditional Folk
Wednesday, Dec. 19, at 1 p.m. Jason and Sherri Nicholson, Concert Band

School Day Out Performances

Monday, Dec. 1, at 11 a.m. Monty's Traveling Reptile Show, Kids Entertainment
Monday, Dec. 22, at 11 a.m. Como Zoo, Kids Entertainment
Monday, Dec. 29, at 11 a.m. Raptor Center, Kids Entertainment

Movie Night
Movies are shown in the Central Park Amphitheater. Adults must accompany children. $3 per person, for unlimited popcorn and beverage. This family event is sponsored by Woodbury Parks and Recreation and the Woodbury YMCA. Doors open at 6 p.m., movie begins at 6:30 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 24 Anastasia, Rated G/94 minutes
Friday, Nov. 21 All Dogs Go To Heaven, Rated G/89 minutes
Friday, Dec. 5 Polar Express, Rated PG/100 minutes

Sunburst Music Festival

Join us for an evening of music and entertainment featuring Woodbury's very own talent. The event will showcase young artists and musicians from the local area. Each performances will be roughly 20 minutes long and the event will highlight various forms of music, tunes and harmonies. This summer event has grown and will be held on two separate evenings.

Friday, Aug. 8
Location: Ojibway Park Bandshell, 2695 Ojibway Drive
Time: 5-9 p.m.

Local talent: we need you!

Woodbury's Recreation Division is seeking young (15-26 years old) local musicians, bands or artists that would like to perform at the Sunburst Music Festival. If you are interested, please contact Chris at (651) 714-3582 no later than 2 weeks before your desired performance date. Limited performing spots are available. All music and performances must be suitable for a family audience.

Movie Under the Stars

Grab your lawn chair, blanket and entire family for a movie under the stars! The movie, Monsters University*, will be shown on a huge 20-foot screen at Ojibway Park.

Friday, Sept. 12
Location: Ojibway Park Bandshell, 2695 Ojibway Drive
Time: Movie begins at dusk, 8:15 p.m.

*Movie is subject to availability

Big Truck Day

 The east 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, mail truck and more!

Saturday, Sept. 27
Central Park, 8595 Central Park Place
Time: 9-11 a.m.


Central Park Art Fair

Painting, crafts, jewlery and demonstrations will fill Central Park with beautiful art made by local artists. Vendors will have products on display and will provide demos on how to create your own pieces of work. Interested vendors should contact Central Park (651) 714-3586, for more information.

This event is a partnership between Woodbury Parks and Recreation and the Artists of Woodbury.

Saturday, Nov. 1
Central Park Upper Level, 8595 Central Park Place
Time: 9:30-2:30 p.m.

Cookies & 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.

Recommended ages two and up with an adult.

Saturday, Dec. 6
Central Park, Valley Creek Room
Time: 9 a.m., 10 a.m., or 11 a.m.
$6 per child 

New Year's Eve Celebration 2014

Check out our brand new facility and celebrate New Year's Eve as a family! Games, moonwalks, obstacle courses, bingo, ice skating, music and more will make this evening a fun night for all! Door prize drawing will be held at 7:30 p.m. followed by the big countdown to 2015 at 7:45 p.m.

  • Families with children under 12
  • Register online
  • Tickets must be purchased for all participants
  • Sorry, no refund for this event

Wednesday, Dec. 31
Location: Bielenberg Sports Center
Time: 6-8 p.m.
$8 per person if pre-registered before noon on Tuesday, Dec. 30, or $10 at the door.

Youth New Year's Eve Teen Celebration 2014!

Celebrate New Year's Eve with your friends at Bielenberg Sports Center! Open play in the field house, open skating, tunes playing, Lazer Tag, portable video house, Gaga Pit and more! Invite friends along with you. Registration is required!

  • Register online
  • Tickets must be purchased for all participants
  • Sorry, no refunds for this event

Wednesday, Dec. 31
Location: Bielenberg Sports Center
Time: 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
$20 per person if pre-registered before noon on Tuesday, Dec. 30, and $30 at the door.