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Valentine's Day Party, Winter and Animals: Children's Activities in Three Rivers Parks

Check out and sign up for some of the upcoming events Feb. 10-16, 2013 in the Three Rivers Park District.

The following information was provided by Three Rivers Park District. Reservations may be required. Visit the Three Rivers Park District website for more information.

Preschool Drop-off: Kits & Cubs: Valentine’s Day Party

Monday, Feb. 11, from 1-3 p.m., at Eastman Nature Center, in Elm Creek Park Reserve, Dayton. Drop off the kids to celebrate Valentine’s Day, nature-style. Create beautiful Valentine’s cards for your family. Go on a heart scavenger hunt through the woods. Make a tasty Valentine’s treat for the birds and enjoy a special treat of your own. Cost is $10 and reservations are required. Call 763-559-6700 to make a reservation and reference activity number #112216-28. This program is for ages 4-5. 

Doodlebugs

Tuesday, Feb. 12, from 9:30-11:30 a.m., or 1-3 p.m., at Silverwood Park, St. Anthony. Each week’s activities are based on a different children’s book with a nature-inspired art theme. We will spend part of every class exploring the wintry natural world, then get messy as we cut, paste, paint or sculpt! Dress for the weather and bring a light snack, water bottle, and a bag to keep all your projects together. Cost is $10 and reservations are required. Call 763-559-6700 to make a reservation and reference activity number #137816-14 for the morning session, or #137816-26 for the afternoon session. This program is for ages 4-5. 

My Preschooler & Me: Book Worms Story Hour: Holes, Burrows, Nests

Tuesday, Feb. 12, from 10-11 a.m., at Eastman Nature Center, in Elm Creek Park Reserve, Dayton. Animals need a shelter to survive the long, cold winter. Some dig one, some build one, and others just wear one! Hear the story of one animal burrow (with more than one animal!), then hunt outdoors for good winter homes. Wrap up in furs, build a nest, and more. Cost is $4 and reservations are required. Call 763-559-6700 to make a reservation and reference activity number #112203-03. This program is for ages 2-6. 

Preschool Drop-off: Lil’ Farmhands - Frosty Farm Fun

Tuesday, Feb. 12, from 9:30-11:30 a.m., at Gale Woods Farm, Minnetrista. Drop off your preschooler to dig right in to the day-to-day life of the farm. Every day your child will lend a hand with farm chores and prepare a farm-fresh snack. Program activities will focus on “Warm up the Barn” for the first three weeks, and “Frosty Farm Fun” for the second three weeks. Sign up for the whole series or each class individually. Cost is $10 and reservations are required by February 7. Call 763-559-6700 to make a reservation and reference activity number #137416-30. This program is for ages 4-5.

My Preschooler & Me: Puppet Escapades: Animal Valentines

Feb. 12, from 10-11 a.m., at Kroening Interpretive Center, in North Mississippi Regional Park, Minneapolis. Make a valentine for an animal that lives at the nature center and also one for someone special at home. After the show, stay for a short hike, craft or other activity to celebrate Animal Valentines. Adults and children pay the program fee. Cost is $4 and reservations are required. Call 763-559-6700 to make a reservation and reference activity number #116903-03. This program is for ages 2-6.

Preschool Drop-off: Kits & Cubs: Valentine’s Day Party

Tuesday, Feb. 12, from 1-3 p.m., at Eastman Nature Center, in Elm Creek Park Reserve, Dayton. Drop off the kids to celebrate Valentine’s Day, nature-style. Create beautiful Valentine’s cards for your family. Go on a heart scavenger hunt through the woods. Make a tasty Valentine’s treat for the birds and enjoy a special treat of your own. Cost is $10 and reservations are required. Call 763-559-6700 to make a reservation and reference activity number #112216-68. This program is for ages 4-5. 

Preschool Drop-Off: Kits & Cubs: Animals Adaptations: Mouths

Tuesday, Feb. 12, from 1-3 p.m., at Richardson Nature Center, in Hyland Lake Park Reserve, Dayton. Drop off our kids to investigate Animal Adaptations in Hyland Lake Park Reserve. This week, we will explore animals’ mouths, make a craft, and enjoy a snack brought from home. Cost is $5 and reservations are required. Call 763-559-6700 to make a reservation and reference activity number #112916-09. This program is for ages 4-5.

Preschool Drop-off: Outdoor Kids Club — I Can Snowshoe!

Wednesday, Feb. 13, from 1-3 p.m., at French Regional Park, Plymouth. Find out which animal gave people the idea for snowshoes! Walk through deep snow without sinking and search for signs of other animals who have walked there! Cost is $10 and reservations are required. Call 763-559-6700 to make a reservation and reference activity number #125116-02. This program is for ages 4-5.

My Baby & Me & The Mississippi: Animals You Love to Hate

Thursday, Feb. 14, from 10-11 a.m., at Kroening Interpretive Center, in North Mississippi Regional Park, Minneapolis. Join other parents with small children the same age for “The Things You Love to Hate.” Be brave for your little one and discover the beauty behind bats, snakes and more. Afterwards, make a Valentine that you can’t help but love. Cost is $5 parent/child pair and reservations are required. Call 763-559-6700 to make a reservation and reference activity number #116903-07. This program is for ages 0-2.

Tina February 05, 2013 at 02:12 AM
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