City brings Family Fun Night back for year 2Last year the Rosemount Parks and Recreation department started a new community event — Family Fun Night. It went over so well, staff decided to do again. But this year they are getting some help.
By: Emily Zimmer, Rosemount Town Pages
Last year the Rosemount Parks and Recreation department started a new community event — Family Fun Night. It went over so well, staff decided to do again. But this year they are getting some help.
The Rosemount Lions Club will sponsor the event and with their donation the city can offer it to Rosemount families free of charge.
The club, which sponsors various youth events in town including the spring egg hunt and Leprechaun Days events, decided to back the new community event this year because it serves area youth.
“Anything based with youth in town we try to get involved with,” said Lion’s Club member Donna Wohlers.
The Feb. 20 event will include a variety of games and activities for kids to enjoy. Giant inflatable jumpers, carnival games and more will take over the Rosemount Community Center Gymnasium.
Additionally, singing duo the Alpha Bits will perform. Husband and wife Sandy and Chris Hinding team up to provide an interactive show that gets kids up and moving. The duo performed for the event last year and were a big hit said parks and recreation supervisor Lisa Maurer. Sandy is a Rosemount High School graduate.
The ice arena will be open for families to use from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Maurer said the arena does not rent out skates so residents will have to bring their own.
Last year the event drew about 350 people. Maurer said they hope to draw similar numbers this year.
The city started the event to offer families a night out away from home where kids could burn off some pent up winter energy. Maurer said the department hopes to host the event annually.
Each child who attends will receive a goody bag and refreshments will be served. No registration is needed.
For more information call 651-322-6000.