Education & Community

Tiny Diner Farmers' Market

The Tiny Diner Farmers’ Market is back for it’s 5th season of providing fresh, locally grown food and great events to Minneapolis community. This year we have condensed our markets to take place in August and September when our farmers’ are experiencing the true bounty of the season. Come to the Tiny Diner market to find the best that our local farmers and producers have to offer as well as locally made crafts and art.

Nativity County Fair

Nativity of Our Lord School and Church, 1900 Stanford Avenue in St. Paul, is holding its annual County Fair on Friday September 14 (5-10pm), Saturday September 15 (10am-5pm) and Sunday September 16 (11:30am-5pm). Admission is Free! Activities for all ages: rides, kids games, food, beverages, Art Market, creative activities, Live and Silent Auctions, Fun Run, bingo and ongoing live entertainment.

Feline Rescue Cat Claw Clipping Clinic

Feline Rescue, Inc. volunteers are offering free nail clippings for cats and kittesn at the Woodbury Chuck & Don's location from 11:00AM - 1:00PM

The first Sunday of the month.

For their safety, all cats should be transported in a carrier.

Donations appreciated.

S'more Fun in the Sun

(For Children Ages 8+, with Adult)

Build solar ovens to cook tasty treats, power fans with real solar cells, meet an animal that uses the sun to power its movement, go on a hike around the pond, and finish up with fun activities in the nature play yard! We’ll learn a lot about how nature and people use the sun to survive.

Register online, and click on the RegisterOnline-Go button, or call 651-249-2170. Activity Registration #16063

Magnificent Monarchs

(FOR ALL AGES)

Love Monarchs, and want to work to try to protect them? Find out why and how monarchs are tagged. Learn about their magnificent migration. See monarchs in their life cycle stages. Make a monarch seed bomb for native seed packets to sow that will help these beautiful butterflies survive.

Register online by Thursday, August 16 at and click on the RegisterOnline-Go button, or call 651-249-2170. Activity Registration #16062

Super Spiders

(Ages 4-10, with adult, 11+) 

Spiders are nature's bug zappers! Meet live spiders and learn about webs and spider silk. Put together a spider identification book to take home. Hike to look for orb, funnel, jumping and crab spiders. Wear shoes suitable for hiking.

Register online by Thursday, August 9th and click on the RegisterOnline-Go button, or call 651-249-2170. Activity Registration #16061

Phenology Walk

(Adults, and Children 10 and up with Adult)

Help the Nature Center study and record wildlife observations during the current season. Option to bring your own camera, smartphone or tablet and download the iNaturalist app ahead of time.  If rainy, program will be cancelled.

Register online by August 9 at and click on the RegisterOnline-Go button, or call 651-249-2170. Activity Registration #16045

Dazzling Dragonflies and Damselflies!

(For children ages 3-8, with adult)

Dazzling colors and zippy flights. Do YOU have what it takes? Catch and release dragonflies and damselflies in the gardens and prairie. Use nets and magnifying lenses to help you catch and observe these amazing creatures.

Register online by Friday, August 3, and click on the RegisterOnline-Go button, or call 651-249-2170. Activity Registration #16060.

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