Ramsey Parks & Recreation Event Calendar

FEBRUARY 
February

ART IN THE PARK: Couples’ Night Out- Dinner for Adults, Valentine’s Crafts for Kids  
Tuesday, February 14, 2017, 6:00 - 8:00 pm

It's "Couples' Night Out"!  Enjoy a discounted dinner at The Lunchbox while your kids create Valentine's Day crafts with instructors at Rumriver Art Center. Don't have kids?  Don't worry- you can still enjoy the coupon for Valentine's dinner with someone special.
 
Registration is required to receive coupon. Click here for more information.

yoga

Yoga Flow with Barbara Sandarin, RYT
Wednesday, February 8, 15, 22, 2017, 12:05 - 12:50 pm

Yoga Flow is restorative, challenging, invigorating, and fun!  It’s Barbara’s goal to introduce yoga in a safe, non-competitive, judgment-free way.  Yoga is for EVERY BODY! Barbara will guide a Vinyasa style of yoga that focuses on breath and movement.  All levels welcome, as modifications will be offered. 

Registration is requested. Click here for more information.

MARCH
 
yoga

Yoga Flow with Barbara Sandarin, RYT
Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 12:05 - 12:50 pm

Yoga Flow is restorative, challenging, invigorating, and fun!  It’s Barbara’s goal to introduce yoga in a safe, non-competitive, judgment-free way.  Yoga is for EVERY BODY! Barbara will guide a Vinyasa style of yoga that focuses on breath and movement.  All levels welcome, as modifications will be offered. 

Registration is requested. Click here for more information.

 March

Starwatching with WCCO Radio's Mike Lynch
Thursday, March 23, 2017, 7:45 - 9:45 pm

Be ready to explore the stars and spend the evening outside!  Start the night with Mike’s Minnesota Starwtach orientation at twilight. Then head outside with some of the largest telescopes in Minnesota to get up close views of planets, the moon, star clusters, nebulae, galaxies and other wonders. Mike will even teach the basics of celestial photography.

Registration is required. Click here for more information.

 Beehouse

ART IN THE PARK: Mosaic Bee House 
Monday, March 27, 2017, 6:30 - 8:00 pm

Welcome these important pollinators to your backyard by creating a mosaic bee house with the help of Rumriver Art Center Instructors. Participants will be guided step-by-step through this project, allowing you to understand the process of each technique and still be able to create your own version.

Registration is required. Click here for more information.

 APRIL

 

April

ART IN THE PARK: Spring Flowers - Wine and Canvas Painting
Friday, April 14, 2017, 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Embrace your inner artist with an evening of painting with friends and a glass of wine. Rumriver Art Center instructors will lead participants step-by-step through this acrylic spring flower painting, allowing you to understand the process of each technique and still be able to create your own version. Class is only for adults 21 years of age and older.

Regsitration is required. Click here for more information.

MAY 
 Coming Soon

Movie in the Park
Friday, May 5, 2017, 8:45pm

 Bring your friends and family to experience a movie at Elmcrest Park. Arrive before sunset to enjoy pre-movie music and concessions for sale. The movie will start soon after the sun is low in the sky.

Registration is requested, click here for more information.

May

Starting Your Own Garden
Thursday, May 11, 2017, 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Anoka County Master Gardeners will teach you all you need to know to plant your own garden, whether it’s at home or in one of Ramsey’s Community Gardens. From soil basics and planting techniques, to plant care and harvest, you will learn what it takes to grow your own vegetables.  After the hands-on lecture, you will pot your own vegetable plant to keep at home.

Registration is required. Click here for more information.

 JUNE

 

June

Learn to Kayak Class
Saturday, June 3, 2017


Kick off summer with a paddle around Sunfish Lake in kayaks. Find out why kayaking is one of Minnesota’s fastest growing outdoor adventures. You will learn how to paddle correctly, get in and out of a kayak easily and safely, and how to pack for a day on the water. You will also get an overview of Ramsey’s canoe/kayak rental system available free to residents.

 

Registration is required. Click here for more information.

Theatre 1

Performing in the Park: Devised Theatre - "Magic, Mayhem, and Mischief"
Monday, June 26 - Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 9:00am - 11:00am

Students in grades K-5 will work collaboratively to create a script through improvisation games and techniques. Students will perform a short skit on the final day of class. This is a great class for children who use their creativity daily, and like to express their ideas through stories.

Registration is required. Click here for more information.

JULY 
Theatre 2

Performing in the Park: Devised Theatre - "The Future is Yours"
Monday, July 10 - Thursday, July 13, 2017, 9:00am - 12:00pm

Students in grades 6-12 and director will work collaboratively to create a script through improvisation games and techniques. Students will perform a short skit on the final day of class. This is a great class for students who wish to deepen their theatrical experience - or, who wish to give it a try for the very first time.

Registration is required. Click here for more information.
AUGUST 
Theatre 3

Performing in the Park: Vocal Workshop
Tuesday, August 8 - Thursday, August 10, 2017, 9:00am - 12:00pm

An interactive vocal seminar for students in grades 6-12 to explore an array of singing styles. The workshop will focus on technique for the solo singer and elements of group singing.

Registration is required. Click here for more information.