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Activities for All Ages

  • SPPS Summer Reading
    All Ages. Growing Stronger Readers this summer. Numerous studies indicate that students who read frequently over the summer maintain the reading skills they gained during the school year. Students are challenged to read 1,500 minutes this summer.
    Organization: Saint Paul Public Schools Library Services
    Registration deadline: No registration required

    Artmobile 
    All Ages. Artmobile drives around the East Side of St. Paul to bring free, drop-in art classes for youth of any age.
    Organization: East Side Arts Council
    Registration deadline: No registration required

    Bookmobile 
    All Ages. The library's coming to you this summer with WiFi, books, activities, and a lot more! See our website for our scheduled stops.
    Organization: Saint Paul Public Library
    Registration deadline: No registration required.  

    Library Go
    All Ages.  Easy to use and impossible to lose, Library Go is SPPL's virtual library card for students.
    Organization: Saint Paul Public Library
    Registration deadline: No registration required.  

    Nature Journaling
    All ages. Nature journaling is an activity focused on reflecting on the environment, unlocking creativity, and honing observation skills. During this activity, you will record observations of the natural world and contemplate your connection to the environment.
    Organization: Wilderness Inquiry
    Registration deadline: None

    Minnesota Freshwater Quest
    All ages. Take students on a learning journey to explore species that depend on healthy watersheds in Minnesota, understand pressures on waterways, and design and implement a project that makes a difference.
    Organization: Wilderness Inquiry
    Registration deadline: None

    Mississippi River History Crossword
    All ages. Test your knowledge of historical facts related to the influence of the Mississippi river on the Twin Cities.
    Organization: Wilderness Inquiry
    Registration deadline: None 

    Mississippi River Facts Crossword
    All ages. This crossword puzzle will review environmental concepts relating to rivers and specifically the Mississippi River.
    Organization: Wilderness Inquiry
    Registration deadline: None 

    Outdoor Activity Bingo
    This crossword puzzle will review environmental concepts relating to rivers and specifically the Mississippi River.
    Organization: Wilderness Inquiry
    Registration deadline: None 

    Virtual Dance Class
    All Ages. Get ready to groove in this free virtual dance class. Classes are held throughout the week with a variety of dance styles the whole family can enjoy. No experience necessary!
    Organization: Saint Paul Parks & Recreation
    Registration deadline: Ongoing (registration is due by 9am the Monday of each class week)

    Story Strolls
    All Ages. Join us for over-sized storybooks in parks and green spaces across the city to allow families to enjoy reading and get outside! Story Strolls will be available at a variety of parks through Saint Paul and spaced to allow for social distancing.
    Organization: Saint Paul Parks & Recreation/ Saint Paul Public Library
    Registration deadline: No registration required. 

  • The above information is for informational purposes. SPPS does not sponsor, endorse, or specifically recommend any of the activities.