ACTIVITES & RESOURCES



Movie Night Holly Lee

Hosted by: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central MN and neighborhood Board Member, Holly Lee!


Bring your own chair or blanket.


Snacks and refreshments will be available for a free will donation to BBBS.


This event is open to the public including those in our program. BBBS school/site-based matches are not able to attend together.


Girls 360° Group

July 11th through August 29th 10:00am-noon
Wed. July 11, Wed. July 18, Thurs. July 26, Wed. August 1, Wed. Aug. 8, Wed. Aug 15, Wed. Aug 22, and Wed. Aug. 29.


The Village (110 6th Ave. S., #100, St. Cloud)


This group educates girls ages 13 to 17 on a full spectrum of topics that impact a female adolescent's life. This group is designed for adolescent girls who need help to increase their self-esteem, learn about healthy and safe relationships, increase assertiveness, understand decision-making and reasonable risk-taking, and build a positive self-image.


Women who are leaders in the St. Cloud community serve as guest speakers each week. Other activities include crafts and therapy videos.
The group is free to attend, thanks to grant funding from the Central Minnesota Community Foundation Women's Fund.


For more information and registration, call 320-253-5930.


Annie - "Pay What You Can"

We will be offering the unreserved section of the auditorium for a rush line one hour before the play begins on opening night (August 3, 2018) as a "Pay What You Can" opportunity to the community at large. Pay What You Can seats are available on a first come, first served basis.

Show Dates:

  • Thursday, August 9th at 7:00pm
  • Friday, August 10th at 7:00pm
  • Saturday, August 11th at 7:00pm
  • Sunday, August 12th at 2:00pm

All shows will be at the Glanville Smith Auditorium at Rocori High School. Annie is put on by the Great Northern Theatre Company


Bingo at the Library

Friday, August 10th 2:00-3:00pm
Cold Spring Public Library (27 Red River Ave S, Cold Spring, MN 56320)
Come play Bingo and win prizes!
For ages 7 and up - preregistration required. Limit: 20


Movie in the Park - Coco

Thursday, August 23rd 8:15pm
Sartell Community Center (850 19th St S, Sartell, MN 56377)
Sponsored by BankVista


Kid's Lunch Program

Monday-Friday through August 10th, 11:30am-12:15pm
St. Cloud Public Library - Mississippi Room (1300 W St. Germain Street, St. Cloud, MN 56301)


Youth 18 and younger are welcome to stop by for a free, balanced, nutritious lunch. No sign up necessary.


Hosted by the St. Cloud Public Library and the YES Network.


Movies Under the Stars

Friday, August 10th: TBD - Community Vote!


Whitney Memorial Park - Field C3 (2129 Stockinger Dr, St. Cloud, MN 56303)

Rain location: Whitney Rec Center


Movies begin at dusk. Concessions available. Hosted by St. Cloud Parks and Recreation. Sponsored by Capital One


For more information call 320-255-7277.


Movie at the Library

Tuesday, August 14th 6:30-8:00pm
St. Cloud Public Library - Mississippi Room (1300 W St. Germain Street, St. Cloud, MN 56301)


Join us for a recently released movie and snacks! Check at the Children's Help Desk or Information Desk for this month's movie pick.
For all ages. Limit: 60 people


Music & Movie in the Park

Thursday, August 16th 5:00pm (Rain date: Thursday, August 23rd)
Lions Park (550 Pine St, Foley, MN 56329)


Concessions and beverages will be available. Music by Loose Gravel and special guest 200' away will begin at 5:00pm. The movie Toy Story will begin at dusk.
Event is presented by the Foley Quality of Life Task Force


Music in the Park

Thursdays from June 7th-August 23rd 7:00-8:30pm
Lakeside Park (101 Lakeshore Drive, Big Lake, MN 55309)


Check out this summer's line up at https://www.biglakemn.org/253/Music-in-the-Park-2018


Summertime by George

Wednesdays from June 13th-August 29th 5:00-9:00pm
Lake George Municipal Park (1101 7th St S, St. Cloud, MN 56301)


Check out this summer's line up at http://www.summertimebygeorge.com/lineup/


U-Go Free Summer Youth Pass

For youth ages 17 and younger and is valid for unlimited rides June 1st-August 31st.
A new pass is required each year.
Free how-to-ride training is available!
For more information visit: https://www.ridemetrobus.com/fares/u-go-free-summer-youth-pass/


The Paramount's summer art camps!

http://www.paramountarts.org/summer-art-camps/


Youth Outdoor Activity Day

  • Sunday, August 26th 10:00am-4:00pm
  • Alexandria Shooting Park (6533 County Road 87 SE, Alexandria, MN 56308)
  • Free event for youth to attend with an adult
  • Youth with receive a free t-shirt and giveaways throughout the day. Lunch is provided for all attendees.
  • The day will include nearly 50 outdoor related activities! A few of the activities are archery, birdhouse building, fire starting, casting lessons, and outdoor cooking!
  • A waiver signed by the youth's parent/guardian is required in order to attend.
  • BBBS Matches -- BBBS policy states that Littles are only able to shoot a firearm with their Big if the Little is 12 or older AND goes through a gun safety course. Little's parent/guardian must also have a signed consent on file with BBBS and caution and attentiveness is needed during the activity. Please contact BBBS with any questions regarding this policy.
  • Waivers, registration, activities, and more can be found at https://youthoutdooractivityday.org/

Ann Bancroft Foundation Grant Program

Fall deadline is October 1st


The purpose of the grant is to fund art, cultural, leadership, educational, and outdoors/wilderness experiences for girls in grades 4 through 12, allowing them to begin exploring the outside world and begin recognizing their own abilities, values and strengths in the process.


For further eligibility requirements and the application, visit https://www.annbancroftfoundation.org/grant-programs/