For the Kids

MacPhail Free Family Music Series: KIDSTOCK! The Story of Babar

Enjoy a musical retelling of the classic story of Babar the elephant! This concert will feature MacPhail Faculty members Carrie Vecchione (oboe), Rolf Erdahl (bass) and Sarah Miller (piano). We welcome Steve Staruch, host of MPR’s Music with Minnesotans as the narrator. With projected images and evocative musical accompaniment, this is sure to be an exciting trip the great forest!

Pajama Storytime

Join the Stillwater Public Library on Thursdays in September from 6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. for Pajama Storytime. Wear your pjs and bring a stuffed animal or blanket!

Program is free and no registration is necessary. 

BOOK LAUNCH: Giant Pumpkin Suite by Melanie Heuiser Hill

Join us on Saturday, October 14 at 2:00 pm at the Stillwater Public Library after you are done watching the pumpkins get weighed at Harvest Fest, to help us celebrate Giant Pumpkin Suite by Melanie Heuiser Hill.  This is a new book set in Stillwater during Harvest Fest! What do giant pumpkins, tap dancing, cellos, a table saw, Charlotte’s Web, and J.S. Bach have in common? Join us to make the connections! Author Melanie Heuiser Hill will welcome you with music, food, and readings ... the very best kind of book celebration!

Community Block Party

us for the 6th Annual FREE Community Block Party at Golden Valley
Lutheran Church!

Outdoor Worship at 10:30. Fun and activities for all
ages start at 11:30 and go until 3pm.

A Night to SHINE Bright

Amara's Acts of Kindness is hosting our 5th Annual "A Night to SHINE Bright", at Maple Grove's Town Green!! Join us on Sunday, August 13th from 6:00 - 9:00p.m., featuring AMAZING live music from 2 rising STARS...Eric Gordon(former American Idol Contestant) and Harbor & Home!! It will be a fun evening for the entire, carnival games, rock painting, face painting, arts and crafts, etc...Pretty Princess Parties will be providing some 'meet n' greet' opportunities with very special "Characters", from 6:00-8:00p.m!

Yoga and Fun Camp for Kids ages 5 to 11

Kids Yoga Camp – July 31 to August 31 – enroll for one day, two days or several days.

Introducing Kids Yoga Camp at YogaFit Studios - Linden Hills on 45th and France Ave S.  Kids ages 5-12 are invited to roll out their mat with an experienced Kids Yoga teacher to breathe, play and learn! Kids Yoga Camp combines yoga, stories, games, crafts, and relaxation to teach kiddos flexibility, strength, balance, self-love, body awareness, concentration, breathing, creativity and so much more!

4th of July Fireworks

Edina’s July 4 Fireworks Show will be based at Rosland Park. The show begins at 10 p.m. and lasts approximately 25 minutes. The First John Sousa Memorial Band will perform prior to the show.

4300 W 66th St, Edina, MN 55435

4th of July Parade

Independence Day Edina Parade will begin at 10 a.m. This parade includes representatives from all around the city, with about 100 units, according to Amanda Clarke, recreation supervisor for the City of Edina.

The route will run along 50th Street, beginning near City Hall and ending near Lund's & Byerly's. See the Edina Parade website for parking and lineup information. 

Magician Michael Madden

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Thursday, June 15 from 10:30 - 11:00 am for Magician Michael Madden.  Get kids excited about reading. Abradadrabra! The Magic of Reading Magic Show is an interactive and engaging show featuring comedy and audience participation. Hear about the benefits of reading and using the library while being thoroughly amazed. This is one show that audiences of all ages will enjoy. Check out for more information. 

Program is free and no registration is necessary.  Program funded, in part, by MELSA.


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