Community Activities 

Upcoming Kinship Events and Activities

October 2018


Hello Kinship families and mentors!




October 6th

GRun, walk, and roll with us on the road to end bullying! Join Friends of PACER for the 9th annual Run, Walk, Roll Against Bullying on Saturday, October 6. Presented by Wheels for Wishes and Wellness at Mt. Normandale Lake in Bloomington, you can raise awareness for bullying prevention and make a difference in the lives of children in your community by taking a stand against bullying. More than one out of every five students report being bullied during the school year. Help PACER make a difference by taking steps to create a world without bullying and uniting for kindness, acceptance, and inclusion.


16 years and older — $20

7-15 years of age — $10

6 years and under — Free

Free parking available in lot off of W 84th St/E Bush Lake Rd & Chalet Rd. Event will be held rain or shine. To register, or call 952-838-9000

International Day of the Girl Festival!
October 7th | 2:00 p.m.
Midpointe Event Center

415 Pascal Street North

Saint Paul, MN 55104
RSVP with for FREE tickets!

International day of the girl is a day to celebrate all things girl-no matter what your age. Come play, learn, and laugh with us at our idg festival full of girl focused games, food trucks, swag, music, and friends! Be part of the girl effect and celebrate being a girl (of any age)!

                Fly Guy the Musical

October 12th | 7:00 p.m.

Stepping Stone Theatre

55 N Victoria St.

St. Paul, MN 55104

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What’s the best pet in the world? According to Buzz it’s not a cat or a dog…it’s Fly Guy, his pet fly! Join Buzz, his new friend Liz and their pet flies on a surprise field trip to…a flyswatter factory?! It’s gonna take brains, bravery, and friendship to get through this crazy adventure!

Costume Design Night with Kinship!

October 25th | 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Courageous heARTS

2235 E 38th St

Minneapolis, MN 55407

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Is your Halloween costume ready? Come hang out with mentors and mentees, at our community art space! Work on your costume, utilize supplies!

Kinship--Halloween Family Festival!

October 27th | 5:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m.

Gethsemane Lutheran Church

715 Minnetonka Rd.

Hopkins, MN 55343

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Once again, Kinship is partnering with a local church to help host an amazing Halloween Party!!! Please join us for; food, games, crafts, costume contests, and fun!! Your Kinship Staff looking forward to seeing you and showing off our costumes!

Minnesota United FC vs LA Galaxy
October 21st | 4:00 p.m.
TCF Bank Stadium

420 SE 23rd Ave

Mpls, MN 55455

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Twin Cities Harvest Festival and Maze

October 13th-14th; 18th-21st | 10:00 am-6:00 pm

Twin Cities Corn Maze

8001 109th Avenue North

Brooklyn Park, MN 55445

Low cost

This year's maze offers visitors a chance to celebrate the Minnesota Timberwolves and their 30th exciting season of basketball with a Timberwolves-themed maze design and trivia questions about the team placed throughout it. In addition to walking the maze, visitors can also jump in the corn pit, stroll through the straw bale maze, and enjoy live music, a petting zoo, a hayride, inflatables, a giant slide, and much more.


Coloring Contest & Halloween Fun

October 20th | 10:00 am-4:00 pm

Rumriver Art Center

2665 4th Ave - Ste 102, 103 and 108

Anoka, MN 55303

Family art activities all day include drawing, Pin-the-Heart on the Skeleton, make Halloween decorations and treats for costumed visitors.

Anoka’s Grand Day Parade

October 27th | 1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Main Street & Fifth Ave

Anoka, MN 55303


Curious as to why Anoka has been dubbed the Halloween Capital of the World? Join us as we celebrate 98 years as the largest parade in the state.

2nd Annual Outdoor Halloween Spooktacular Vendor & Craft Fair

October 13th | 10:00 am-3:00 pm

Northtown Mall

398 Northtown Dr NE

Blaine, Minnesota 55434


Join us for our 2nd Annual Fall Outdoor Pop Up Market at Northtown Mall. There will be:

40+ PRIZES, Kids Trick-Or-Treats, Food Trucks, and More!!





Farmer Ken and Jan's Pumpkin Patch

October 13th-14th | 12:30 pm-4:00 pm

Como-Harriet Streetcar Line,


Low Cost

Take a trolley ride and bring home a Halloween pumpkin. Regular fares ($2.50-$7 for ages 4 and up) apply; pumpkins are $6.


First Free Saturday: Kids Book Fair

October 6th | 10:30 am-3:00 pm

Walker Art Institute

725 Vineland Pl,

Minneapolis, MN 55403




Activities are geared towards kids ages 6-12, but don’t let that stop you from bringing your littler ones! Free gallery admission for the whole family.

Mill City Farmers Market

Saturdays in October | 8:00 am-1:00 pm

Mill City Farmers Market

704 S 2nd St

Minneapolis, MN, 55401


Mill City Farmers Market inspires and nurtures a healthy community by building a local, sustainable, and organic food economy in a vibrant, educational marketplace. October 6th,13th, and 20th.


Great Pumpkin Halloween Festival

Sundays starting in September | 1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Landmark Center

75 W 5th St

St Paul, MN 55102


Get out your costumes for a parade, treats, storytelling and a performance by the Teddy Bear Band.  

Movies in the Park: Hocus Pocus

October 6th | 5:30 pm-9:00 pm

Como Regional Park.

1151 Como Ave, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55103


Join us for the Halloween favorite 'Hocus Pocus' in Como Regional Park! Free family activities including a climbing wall, games, button machine, and a costume contest will take place before the film starting at 5:30pm. Film will start at dusk. Free popcorn and hot beverages will be served during the movie.

Chairlift Rides

October 12th-13th | 12th (5:00 pm- 9:00 pm) 13th ( 4:00 pm-9:00 pm)

Hyland Hills Ski Area

8800 Chalet Rd,

Bloomington, MN 55438

Low cost

Excellent vantage point to view the fall colors! Plus lawn games, live music and a campfire with smores. $5 pre-registration and $6 day-of.


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Kinship’s Next Info Session:

July 18th @ 5:30 p.m. St. Phillips Lutheran Church, Fridley Room #3

July 28th @10:30 a.m.

1100 East Lake St.

Minneapolis, MN 55407


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