Young children and their families are invited to free upcoming Thursday morning activities planned for them at Nicollet Commons Park at 12600 Nicollet Ave., Burnsville.
Join staff members from Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 as they read some of their favorite stories for youngsters at 11:15 a.m. during the “Rockin’ Readers” series (see schedule below).
Stay for the Rockin' Lunch Hour Concerts at noon, sponsored by the City of Burnsville. Bring a lunch and enjoy the whole morning of activities!
New this year: Pop Up Parenting at 10 a.m. with a District 191 Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) educator available for casual conversations, engaging activities and family resources for parents of children (from birth to grade 3).
The line-up of readers and performers is:
- June 14: Superintendent Cindy Amoroso. Concert by Kidsdance.
- June 21: Principals Lyle Bomsta of William Byrne Elementary and Renee Brandner of Marion W. Savage Elementary. Concert by Will Hale.
- June 28: Principals Rachel Hughes of Sioux Trail Elementary and Elizabeth Vaught of Edward Neill Elementary. Concert by Bob the Beachcomber.
- July 12: Principal Renee Brandner of Marion W. Savage Elementary. Concert by Kidsdance.
- July 19: Community Education Director Tom Umhoefer. Concert by Sticks and Tones.
- July 26: Principals Chris Bellmont of Gideon Pond Elementary and Ken Essay of Harriet Bishop Elementary. Concert by AlphaBits
- Aug. 2: Principals Jeff Nepsund of Vista View Elementary and Brad Robb of Rahn Elementary. Concert by Bob the Beachcomber.
- Aug. 9: Principal Jon Bonneville of Sky Oaks Elementary. Concert by Kidsdance.
- Aug. 16: Principal Kristine Black of Hidden Valley Elementary and District 191 cultural liaisons. Concert by Teddy Bear Band.