Youth Recreation: Special Events

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The following special events are offered in the Spring/Summer 2014 Park & Rec catalog. To view past offerings, browse older issues of the Park & Rec catalog.

Harlem Globetrotters at the Target CenterAll Ages

Saturday, April 12, 2014, 7 pm
$22 Resident ($27 Non-Resident)
(lower level reserved)
Code: 12550

Ticket Pick-up: Participants will be notified when tickets are available for pickup at the Recreation Office.

Circle your calendar! A Globetrotters game features many of the world’s best dunkers, ball handlers and shooters—combined with comedy guaranteed to entertain all ages! Age 2+ need a ticket. Register by March 28.

2014 Bike RodeoAges 12 & under with Adult

Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 6-8 pm
FREE
@ Golden Valley City Hall
View the event here

Co-sponsored with Golden Valley VFW Post 705, and the cities of Crystal and New Hope. Bring your bicycle for a free safety check and take a riding skills test. Register at the event to win prizes! No pre-registration required.

Water Day IAges 6-14 with Adult

Friday, June 20, 12:30-2:15 pm
FREE
@ Scheid Park

Join us for a wet and wild day! We will operate three water slides down the big hill at Scheid Park, have a DJ playing music, and puppet shows. Drinks will be provided at the shelter building.

Water Day IIAges 6-14 with Adult

Friday, July 11, 12:30-2:15 pm
FREE
@ Scheid Park

Join us for a wet and wild day! We will operate three water slides down the big hill at Scheid Park, have a DJ playing music, and puppet shows. Drinks will be provided at the shelter building.

Ice Cream SocialAll Ages

Monday, July 14, 7 pm
FREE
@ Brookview Park Large Shelter
View the event here

Bring your family, a chair or blanket, and your love of ice cream and join us for the 8th annual Golden Valley Ice Cream Social. Enjoy a concert by the John Phillips Sousa Band along with ice cream from Sebastian Joes. Event is held rain or shine.

Penny CarnivalAges 4+ with Adult

Friday, July 25, 10:30 am-12:30 pm
3-5 cents per activity
@ Brookview Park

Enjoy carnival games, dunk tank, puppet shows, hay rides, popcorn, and more. Parents will need to provide transporation to and from the park. JUST BRING PENNIES!

Volunteer Opportunities

Picnic & Music in the ParkAll Ages

Tuesday, July 29, 11:15 am-noon
FREE
@ Brookview Park

Pack a picnic lunch, bring a blanket, and enjoy a show by The Flyers. Drinks and popcorn will be provided. In case of inclement weather, this event will be held in the large shelter. Tell your friends, parents, grandparents -- it's for everyone!

Movie in the ParkAll Ages

Thursday, August 14, around 8:30 pm
FREE
@ Brookview Park

Bring a blanket or lawn chair, sit back, and enjoy a "The Lego Movie" under the stars on a giant inflatable screen in beautiful Brookview Park. Light concessions will be for sale, or bring your own snacks. In case of inclement weather, event may be postponed. Please call activity cancellation line for updates.

Golden Valley Puppet WagonAll Ages

June 10-July 24, 1:30-3:30 pm (No July 2 & 3-all parks, No July 15 - North Wesley)
FREE

MONDAYS & WEDNESDAYS
9:30 am--South Tyrol
10 am--Lakeview
10:30 am--North Wesley
11 am--Gearty

TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS
1:30 pm--Lions
2 pm--Hampshire
2:30 pm--Scheid
3 pm--Medley

Each week the Golden Valley Puppet Wagon will stop by the parks with a new show. In case of inclement weather, shows will be canceled. Watch for puppet show schedule at the park shelters.

Happy Birthday Party!

Celebrate your child’s birthday with Annette Fragale, a popular children’s entertainer and host of the award- winning cable show, “The Magic Book Nook.” She’ll present a program filled with stories, games, music and magic.
Parents provide food, favors, decorations and upervision.
Fee of $150 includes 3-hour block of time at Brookview.
Call 763-512-2345 for more information.