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Autographs 4Kids

December 12, 2016, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., Maple Grove

On Dec. 12, Crave Sports will be hosting a one-of-a-kind autograph signing event featuring Matt Dumba of the Minnesota Wild; Trae Waynes, Zach Line and Jeremiah Sirles of the Minnesota Vikings;  Vikings Greats Matt Blair and Chuck Foreman; and NHL Great Jordan Leopold. More Minnesota players to be announced. 100% of proceeds from the event will benefit will benefit Children's Minnesota and charities chosen by each player.

Magers & Quinn

Magers & Quinn Booksellers, located in the heart of Uptown, will hold their annual holiday book drive from November 24 - December 23, with donations coming to patients at Children’s Minnesota!

Barnes & Noble Booksellers

At Children’s we believe reading helps heal. Barnes & Noble Booksellers will help our patients heal by holding their annual holiday book drive to benefit our hospitals. Purchase a book, puzzle or small toy from now through December 23rd and donate it to Children’s.

Buffalo Wild Wings – Roseville

November 28, 2016 11 a.m. – November 29, 2016 1 a.m., Roseville

Buffalo Wild Wings in Roseville will be hosting a dine-to-donate day with funds benefiting Children's Minnesota! Order lunch or plan to watch Monday night football at BWW on November 28th. Present or simply mention this flyer to have a portion of your total bill donated to Children's!

Ladies Night Out – Holiday Shopping Preview

November 10, 2016, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., St. Paul

The University Club has gathered local artists, crafters and small boutiques to give you a one of a kind shopping experience on Friday, November 11 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. Items include hand crafted jewelry, unique fashions, home décor and much more! Shop, sip and listen to the sounds of the season performed by local pianist Steve Anderson. A perfect addition to the evening’s festivities is the opportunity to learn about Children’s Minnesota and the amazing contributions this organization makes to our community.

All Rhymers Eve

October 22, 2016, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m., Hopkins

Join us on Saturday, October 22 for a hip-hop costume contest with door prizes, break dancers and a Ghostbuster!  A rhymefest with a cause!  A portion of proceeds will go to Children's Hospitals and Clinics of MN.

Created to Grow

October 22, 2016, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., St. Anthony

Each month, Created to Grow will host a reduced price open studio to give back to a local organization. For October they have chosen a cause close to their hearts -- Children's Minnesota! The owner's triplets were born at 28 weeks and spent between 60 and 105 days at Children’s Minnesota. This month they turn FIVE! Created to Grow is inviting their Created to Grow Family to celebrate and give back to their children’s first home. The boys continue to return to Children's Minnesota for their ongoing needs. The projects at the event will include button trees on canvas, owl wall hangings and apple core sculptures and (our favorite) fall apple pie sensory table and pumpkin patch scribble wall! The play room will be open! Come join in the fun and help give back to a great cause! All ages welcome!

Bachman’s Holiday Idea House

November 10, 2016 9:30 a.m. – December 18, 2016 5 p.m., Minneapolis

Celebrate the season in enchanted style with Winter's Frost and Glow. Discover décor and trends inspired by nature's most beautiful collections, lit meticulously with the merriest and festive of glowing accents.

Soccer for the Kids

October 22, 2016, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Oakdale

Soccer for the kids is a family event on Saturday, October 22 at 11:00 a.m. to get kids together to help other kids. It is an hour long soccer game for kids 5-13 years of age with an entry fee of $5.00 per child, although the soccer game is for the kids, everyone is welcome. The entry fee includes one hour of soccer, a water bottle, and small snack (nut free).

Ray’s Run

January 1, 1970, 12 a.m. – 12 a.m., Maple Grove

The 6th annual Ray's Run honors Ray, who passed away from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) when he was 4 months old. Proceeds from the run benefit SIDS families. Register for Ray's Run.