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Location: Rotary Pavilion in Levee Park, 20 Ramsey Street, Hastings, MN 55033

View the 2019 Levee Park Events Flyer

View the Make Music Day Flyer 2019

View our City of Hastings Facebook page for event updates due to weather conditions.

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EVENTS GUIDE

SUMMER KICK OFF
June 11, 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Kick off summer with The RAD Zoo, live music by the Metro Gnomes, food trucks & family activities. All ages are welcome. Cost: FREE

MAKE MUSIC DAY
June 21, 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Bands will perform at local parks throughout the day. All ages are welcome.
Bring a lawn chair or blanket.

PARTY IN THE PARK
July 25, 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
July is National Parks and Recreation month. Celebrate with live music by Smooth Sensation, games,
inflatables & food trucks. All ages are welcome. Cost: FREE

STORYTIME IN THE PARK
Join us for stories, songs & games. A partnership with Pleasant Hill Library.
Sponsored by:Power Within Chiropractic
Recommended for 10 and under. Cost: FREE

RIDE THE RIVER
Bike along the Mississippi River Trail on a guided ride. Please bring your bike & helmet.
Average bike route is 4 miles. Begin & end at Levee Park. A partnership with the National
Park Service. Recommended for adults. Drop-in or Register online. Cost: FREE

MOVIE IN THE PARK
Enjoy a movie in the park on our 16 foot outdoor screen.
Recommended for all ages. Sponsored by: Ardent Mills
Cost: Non-perishable food donation for Hastings Family Service

MUSIC IN THE PARK – CONCERT SERIES
Join us for our Summer Concert Series. Music by metro area bands including a variety of genres. Recommended for all ages. Cost: FREE

PERFORMANCE IN THE PARK
Enjoy a live comedy show, dance, theatre, or ballet. Sponsored by: Smead Manufacturing Company
Recommended for all ages. Cost: FREE

HISTORY IN THE PARK
Curious about Hastings Area history? Learn fun facts from the LeDuc Historic Estate staff.
Artifacts will be on display. Recommended for adults & youth ages 10 and up. Cost: FREE

ANIMALS IN THE PARK
Live animal presentations include the opportunity to learn, see and touch live animals. A partnership
with Carpenter Nature Center. Recommended for youth and adults. Cost: FREE

YOGA IN THE PARK
Experience the stress relief that yoga practiced outdoors can provide. An instructor from the Hastings Area YMCA will guide you during this series of 4 classes. Bring a yoga mat or towel. Recommended for teens and adults. Cost: $5.00 per class or $15.00 for the series of 4 classes. Drop in or register online. Drop-ins must pay in cash.

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

JUNE

June 11•Summer Kick-off Celebration, 5:30 – 8:00 p.m.
June 12•Music in the Park, Emerson Avenue, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
June 13•Animals in the Park, Reptiles & Amphibians, 6:00 – 6:45 p.m.
June 14•Movie in the Park, Beauty & the Beast, Begins at dusk - Activities 1 hour prior

June 18•Performance in the Park, Comedy Sportz, 6:00 – 6:45 p.m.
June 19•Storytime in the Park, Shapes, 10:30 –11:15 a.m.
June 21•Make Music Day, 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
June 24•History in the Park, 6:00 – 6:45 p.m.
June 28•Movie in the Park, The Flintstones, Begins at dusk - Activities 1 hour prior

JULY
July 10•Music in the Park, Double Down Daredevils, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
July 11•Animals in the Park, Raptors, 6:00 – 6:45 p.m.
July 12•Movie in the Park, Wreck it Ralph 2, Begins at dusk - Activities 1 hour prior

July 16•Performance in the Park, MN Dance Collaborative, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
July 17•Storytime in the Park, Dance, 10:30 – 11:15 a.m.
July 23•Ride the River, 6:00 – 6:45 p.m.
July 24•Music in the Park, The Bored, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
July 25•Party in the Park, 5:30 – 8:00 p.m.
July 29•History in the Park, 6:00 – 6:45 p.m.
July 31•Storytime in the Park, Buildings, 6:00 – 6:45 p.m.

AUGUST

Aug 5•Yoga in the Park, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Aug 8•Animals in the Park, St. Croix River Animals, 6:00 – 6:45 p.m.
Aug 9•Movie in the Park, Incredibles 2, Begins at dusk  - Activities 1 hour prior

Aug 12•Yoga in the Park, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Aug 14•Music in the Park, Shirts & Skins, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Aug 19•Yoga in the Park, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Aug 20•Performance in the Park, Children’s Castle Theatre, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Aug 21•Storytime in the Park, Sports, 10:30 – 11:15 a.m.
Aug 23•Movie in the Park, The Wizard of Oz, Begins at dusk - Activities 1 hour prior

Aug 26•Yoga in the Park, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Aug 28•Storytime in the Park, Feelings, 6:00 – 6:45 p.m.

SEPTEMBER

Sept 9• Yoga in the Park, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Sept 11•Music in the Park, Hornucopia, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Sept 12•Animals in the Park, Raptors, 6:00 – 6:45 p.m.
Sept 13•Movie in the Park,Wonder Park, Begins at dusk
Sept 17•Performance in the Park, Ballet Co. Laboratory, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Sept 18•Storytime in the Park, Numbers, 10:30 – 11:15 a.m.
Sept 24•Ride the River, 6:00 – 6:45 p.m.
Sept 25•Music in the Park, Yam Haus, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

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Questions? Hastings Parks & Recreation, 651-480-6182

Bad weather?

Check our Facebook Events for updates! Events may be cancelled or postponed.

Fees and Registration: Yoga is a fee-based program. Online registration opens May 6th. www.hastingsmn.gov  & click the “Recreation Registration” button. Drop-ins welcome, cash only.