Events and activities at Silverwood Park
Silverwood Park, 2500 County Road E., St. Anthony. Children 17 and younger need to be accompanied by an adult for some programs. Info and registration: 763-559-6700 or threeriversparks.org.
Night Reading: Wednesday, Oct. 16, 6:30-7:30 pm. It is said the day has eyes and the night has ears. Bring yours to the poetry trail for nighttime readings by local talents. Marshmallows provided for roasting. This program is free and open to all ages. Children 17 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
Dancing Under the Stars: Thursday, Oct. 17, 7-9 pm. From ballroom to salsa, bring your date or best friend and learn new dance steps with a qualified instructor. Explore the stars in a star lab indoors and through a telescope outdoors. Enjoy a campfire, s’mores and star-themed photo booth. Cost is $35 per couple and reservations required by two days prior. Call 763-559-6700 to make a reservation. This program is for ages 18+.
In the Park After Dark: Thursday, Oct. 17, 7:30-9 pm. Discover fascinating things outside after the sun goes down. S’mores and hot chocolate provided. Bring a flashlight and dress for the weather. Cost is $5 and there is a 20 percent discount for groups of four or more. This program is open to all ages and children 17 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
Cat Cozy Creations: Sunday, Oct. 20, 12:30-4:30 pm. Create a bed for your cat using the wet felting technique. Learn the steps of processing wool from sheep to felted product. Materials included; wool provided by Gale Woods Farm. Cost is $50 and reservations are required by seven days prior. Call 763-559-6700 to make a reservation. This program is open to ages 12+.
Walk with a Naturalist: Sunday, Oct. 20, 1:30-2:30 pm. Stroll through the park watching and listening for seasonal birds and other happenings. Bring binoculars if you have them. This program is free and open to all ages. Children 17 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
Preschool Drop-Off: Doodlebugs: Tuesday, Oct. 22, 9:30-11:30 am, or 1-3 pm. Drop off your kids for a whirlwind of art and nature activities. Each week is based on a different children’s book and nature-inspired theme. Sign up for one or the entire series. Cost is $10 and reservations are required by the Monday prior. Call 763-559-6700 to make a reservation. This program is for ages 4-5.
Sunset Yoga: Tuesday, Oct. 22, 7-8:15 pm. Renew by practicing yoga with instructor Laura Craig. Link breath with movement, build awareness, concentration and strength by deepening the connection of mind and body. Cost is $12 and this program is for ages 14+.
Teen Night: Join them on Thursday, Oct. 24, 6-8 pm. Enjoy food and time with friends on a night made by and for teens. Create art and participate in outdoor recreation activities planned by the Silverwood Teen Arts Council (STAC). This program is free and open to ages 12-19.