Family/Youth Activities

Dude Bowl (Ages 4 & up with an adult)
Young men- grab that special "big guy" (dad, grandpa, uncle or friend) in your life and come out for a bowling extravaganza at Drkula's Bowl.  You'll challenge each other to a couple of games of bowling and compete for some fun prizes.  As it is almost Halloween, wear a costume for our special costume contest. 

Only one couple (1 child/1 adult) may register per session.  Space is limited. Fee includes two games of bowling, shoe rental, soda and t-shirt for child.


Date: Sat, Oct. 27
Times:
-Session 1: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
-Session 2: 12:45-1:45 p.m.
Location: 
Drkula's Bowl 
6710 Cahill Ave.
Inver Grove Heights, 55077

Fee: $22/per couple
*Register by Friday, Oct. 19

Boo Bash and Trick-or-Treating (Ages 2-12)


Calling all ghosts, goblins, superheroes and  animals!  Make your way around the gym for lots of spooks, goodies and treats!  The bash includes games, frightful friends and chilling crafts. Don't forget to come in costume for this chillingly good time!



Date: Fri, Oct. 26
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Location: 
Veteran's Memorial Community Center
-National Guard Gymnasium


Fee: $6/child in advance; $8/child at the door

*Register by Wed, Oct. 24

Holidays in the Heights

Event Date/Day Time Location Fee Register By
Tree Lighting Ceremony/Open Swim Thurs. Nov. 29 5:30-8:30pm (lighting at 6pm) VMCC None None
Holiday VINGO-All ages with an adult  (bingo, music, trivia, prizes-includes lunch) Fri. Nov. 30 12-3:30pm VMCC $6/advance; $8/door Nov. 29
Sprinkles the Elf - Ages 3-6 with an adult (meet an elf, write Santa letters, sing carols try on reindeer antlers & make a craft) Sat. Dec. 1 10-10:45am VMCC $15 Nov. 23
Skate with Santa- all ages with an adult (includes hot beverages & snacks) Sat. Dec. 8 6:30-8pm VMCC $6/advance; $8/door Dec. 5
Breakfast with Santa-all ages with an adult (includes light breakfast, facepainting, balloon animals, games, selfie booth, crafts & more!) *bring new or gently used hats or gloves to donate and be entered in toy raffle Sat. Dec. 8 Session 1: 8:30-10am VMCC $6/advance; $8/door Dec. 5
Breakfast with Santa-all ages with an adult (includes light breakfast, facepainting, balloon animals, games, selfie booth, crafts & more!) *bring new or gently used hats or gloves to donate and be entered in toy raffle Sat. Dec. 8 Session 2: 10:30am-12pm VMCC $6/advance; $8/door Dec. 5
Candy Cane Hunt-all ages with an adult (search for candy canes! Find the "golden candy cane" and receive a special prize; hot beverages and snacks provided) Sat. Dec. 8 1pm South Valley Park $2/advance; $4/door Dec. 5
Holiday Cookies & Canvas- ages 6 & up with an adult (fun holiday art project; no painting experience necessary. Everything is provided, just come and paint.  Painting a fun holiday scene. Cookies and beverage provided.) Sat. Dec. 15 Session 1: 9-10:30am VMCC $6/person (no walk-ins accepted) Dec. 7
Holiday Cookies & Canvas- ages 6 & up with an adult (fun holiday art project; no painting experience necessary. Everything is provided, just come and paint. Painting a fun holiday scene. Cookies and beverage provided.) Sat. Dec. 15 Session 2: 10:30am-12pm VMCC $6/person (no walk-ins accepted) Dec. 7
Light Up the Heights Holiday Light Contest (enter your house into our lights contest!) TBD TBD TBD Free TBD

Family New Year's Eve Party

Count down to the new year while swimming, jamming to music, playing BINGO, ice skating and log rolling.

Date: Mon, December 31
Time: 12-3:30 p.m.
Location: Veteran's Memorial Community Center

Fee: $6/child ages 9 & younger; $9/child ages 10 & older