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March Madness Hoops Night (ages 5 & up)
Have March Madness basketball fever? Come show off your skills in a night of fun competition and contests! Prizes will be awarded in each age group.

Friday, March 31

Ages 5-7: 6-7pm
Ages 8-12: 7-8pm

Fee: $2
Location: Veterans Memorial Community Center, National Guard Gymnasium
Register by Wednesday, March 29

Free! Egg Hunt (Ages 3-10; must be accompanied by an adult)
Saturday, April 8
Rich Valley Athletic Complex

Ages 3-4: 1pm
Ages 5-7: 1:10pm
Ages 8-10: 1:20pm

Pre-registration is required by Wednesday, April 5

Flashlight Egg Hunt (Ages 10-13; youth must be accompanied by an adult)
Come use your flashlights to find eggs! All participants must bring their own flashlight. This hunt will be held rain or shine so dress appropriately. 

Saturday, April 8
Rich Valley Athletic Complex

Pre-registration is required by Wednesday, April 5

Egg Hunt Coloring Contest
Click here for a coloring contest entry form (page 2).

Completed entries are due by Saturday, April 8; they can be dropped off at Heartland Credit Union (5500 Robert Trail) or Veterans Memorial Community Center (8055 Barbara Ave E).  First and second place prizes will be awarded in each of the following categories:
  • Age 3-Pre-Kindergarten
  • Kindergarten-Grade 1
  • Grades 2-3
  • Grades 4-5

Special thanks to Heartland Credit Union for their continued sponsorship of this program.

Dollars to Sense - Youth Managing Money (grades 6-up)
Managing money is serious business...teaching your children about it doesn’t have to be! Do your kids think money grows on trees? Do they routinely take their parents or guardians for granted? Now you can empower your kids to be proactive about their future career choice while 
teaching them the importance of proper money 
management. Unity One Credit Union’s interactive financial simulation, was designed to engage youth through a hands-on saving, spending and budgeting activity based on career and lifestyle decisions. 

Youth truly discover and define needs and wants in this interactive real-life simulation. They are given a career with a salary and asked to visit booths tht represent real-life expenses like food, housing, transportation, insurance, etc. They will be tempted along the eway to spend more, and may have unexpected expenses or windfalls headed their way. The final outcome will determine if they can live within their means. IT’S A MATTER OF LIFE OR DEBT!

Saturday, April 22  1:30-3 pm
$5 per person

Huck Finn Fishing Derby (all ages)
Set the hook into some fishing fun with our Huck Finn Fishing Derby. We’ll have fishing contests for the largest fish, smallest fish and most fish caught! Prizes are awarded for tournament winners and each participant receives a fishing goodie bag. Register early, space is limited!

Friday, June 9
6-6:15 pm check-in; 6:30-8 pm 
$5 per person
Simley Island Park

Terrific Tuesdays
Come celebrate with us on these free, fun, family days. No need to register, just come!
Date         Time              Group                                Location
June 13 10:30 a.m.            Rachel Kroog Music        South Valley Park

June 20 9:15 p.m.              Movie Night: “Trolls”          VMCC (outside weather permitting)
(come early for pre-movie activities)

June 27 10:30 a.m.         Storytime in the Park        South Valley Park

July 11 4:30-6:30 p.m.     Penny Carnival                    VMCC
                (activities cost one to five cents)

July 18 10:30 a.m.           Storytime in the Park        South Valley Park

July 25 10:30 a.m.           Alphabits Music        South Valley Park

Aug. 8 1 p.m.      Zoomobile          VMCC
     “Cool Animals of the North”

Aug. 15 10:30 a.m.            Will Hale Music                South Valley Park

Call the weatherline at 651-450-2595 to check status of event due to inclement weather

TriDistrict Community Kickball Tournament (ages 8-up)
TriDisrtict Community Education - Family Programming is teaming up with the cities of West St. Paul, South St. Paul, Mendota Heights and Inver Grove Heights invite community members to create teams of 8-12 people for a day of fun, food and friendship. Each team must have 4 children ages 8 and up on their roster. Don’t miss out on this fun community event! We thank the South Robert Street Business Association for their generous sponsorship of this event. 

Saturday, Aug. 5
10 am-2 pm
$5 per person
Harmon Park, West St. Paul

Registration opens on April 17, to register click here on the TriDistrict Community Ed. website.