November 11, 2012

Free family events in November - UPDATE

 - the event posts are updated as event notifications tick in - stay tuned -

November 13: Now showing... BRAVE at St Cloud Public Library

Watch Brave for free with free Kool-Aid and popcorn!
Follow the adventures of Merida, skilled archer (and headstrong daughter!) of King Fergus and Queen Elinor. It's an animated family comedy set in Scotland's rugged highlands. A strong mother-daughter story in the theme of empathy and forgiveness. Fun for all.
Time: Tuesday, Nov. 13 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
Place: Saint Cloud Public Library

November 24: Flanders Recorder Quartet Family Concert

The Flanders Recorder Quartet travels with 50 recorders of all sizes - from 4 inches to 7 feet - and performs music from medieval to contemporary.  In addition to their regular concert in the evening (where they'll be playing music from Venice),  they will perform an all-ages Family Concert in the afternoon. You can bring the kids (and the grandparents) and get to meet these delightful musicians.
Time: November 24, 2012, 2:00 pm
Place: St. Cloud Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 3226 Maine Prairie Road, Saint Cloud

See you there!


November 5: The St. Cloud Municipal Band 125 Years!

The Municipal Band has been putting on free concerts since 1887.  This concert will highlight a chronological review of popular pieces performed by the St. Cloud Municipal Band since its beginning 125 years ago.  Some highlights will include several past conductors of the SCMB, plus outstanding local soloists.This is not an event geared specifically towards children, but any kid who likes music, spending time with mom and dad and who can sit still for a bit of time should be able to enjoy this.
Time: November 5, 2012 at 7:30pm
Place: Paramount Theatre, 913 West St. Germain, Saint Cloud

November 11: Passport to the World: Around the World in 100 Minutes

St. Cloud State University International Student Association really puts on an impressive variety of events, private and public.  One main, annual events that is always well-visited is the children's event Passport to the World where kids can get a whiff of foreign lands presented by a real representative of that country.  To boot, they get a play passport with visas as memorabilia.
Time: Sunday, November 11, 2012 from 4-5:40 p.m.
Place: Atwood Memorial Center Ballroom, 651 1st Avenue South, St. Cloud