Community Activities 

Upcoming Kinship Events and Activities

June 2018


Hello Kinship families and mentors!


Four Dollar Sunday Open Swims | LOW COST

Every Sunday starting June 6th |11:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m.

Great River Water Park

270 N. Lexington Parkway

Saint Paul, MN 55104

Admission is only $4/person every Sunday in the summer!

8th Annual Open Streets Festival | FREE

June 10th |  11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Lyndale Ave S from 22nd St W and 54th St W

Minneapolis, MN 55408

Open Streets Minneapolis is a free event bringing together community groups and local businesses to temporarily close major thoroughfares to car traffic, opening them up for people walking, biking, rolling, and playing. It is more than a street festival. Open Streets Minneapolis gives residents and visitors an opportunity to explore their neighborhood in a safe, fun, family-friendly environment.



Boulevard Plaza Splash Pad Grand Opening Event | LOW COST

June 12th | 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Boulevard Plaza

11000 Crooked Lake Blvd.

Coon Rapids, Minnesota 55433

Celebrate the official opening of the city's first Splash Pad! Part of the first "Summer in the City" neighborhood meeting.  Free ice cream, fun for the whole family.

Blaine Festival | FREE

June 22nd-June 24th | gates open at 5:00 p.m. on June 22nd 

Aquatore Park

Blaine, MN 55434

Come to celebrate 49 years of community with a beach party, carnival, petting zoo,  and  a dance party! There is free admission and free parking, rain or shine. 

3rd Annual Chalkfest at Arbor Lakes | FREE 

June 9th-10th | 10:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. 

 Shoppes at Arbor Lakes
12459 Elm Creek Blvd. N
Maple Grove , MN

Chalkfest will feature sidewalk chalk art by professionals, amateurs and art enthusiasts from across the world. About 45-50 professional street artists will travel to Main Street Arbor Lakes in Maple Grove from around the country and as far away as the Netherlands and Ukraine to showcase their amazing talents!



24th Annual Stone Arch Bridge Festival | FREE

June 15th-17th 

 212 SE 2nd Ave

Minneapolis, MN 55414

A weekend of art and music on the Minneapolis Riverfront. Family Activities Area, live music and a car show.

Ice Cream Social & Movie in the Park ( Movie is Wonder) | FREE ADMISSION

June 8th |  6:00 p.m.-11 p.m.

Keewaydin Park

3030 E 53rd St.

Minneapolis MN 55417 



Come for tasty treats to celebrate the beginning of summer! There will be  music and a bounce house for entertainment. Movie in the Park to follow at dusk.  

There will also be snacks for sale.

Parktacular | FREE

June 13th-17th | starting at 5:00 p.m. on June 13th

 3700 Monterey Dr

 St. Louis Park, MN 55416

Stroll along the paths and learn about St. Louis Park area organizations and businesses, gather information, freebies and tons of fun events such as concerts, kayaking, and more! 

Free, but suggested to buy button $5 for each or 4/$15 ( allows free admission into certain events) 


Games Galore | FREE

Every Wednesday starting June 6th | 10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.

Union Depot

St Paul, MN 55101

Play giant-sized versions of classic games including Chess, Checkers, Connect Four, Dominoes, Jenga, etc. 

Solar-Powered Sculpture | FREE

 June 9th | 1:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

 Minnesota Children's Museum

St Paul, MN 55102

Artist Gita Ghei will work with kids to create a Rainbow Spinner, a solar-powered sculpture that celebrates light and the formation of rainbows and colors. Using aluminum and copper foil, each visitor will create a distinct piece of art that represents their own unique super power. This artwork will be added the spinner, which will be installed in the museum's Tip Top Terrace in summer or fall.

Groovin’ in the Garden | FREE

June 6th | 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Como Park Zoo & Conservatory

1225 Estabrook Dr

Saint Paul, MN 55103

Free concerts, a climbing wall, bounce house, and lawn games for kids, and food available for purchase.

What’s Up 612! is an online program finder where youth, parents, educators, youth workers and persons who know young people can find afterschool and summer activities in Minneapolis for children and young adults ages 5-21. 

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