| Wednesday, July 13, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Stormwater Park & Learning Center
2522 Marshall St. NE, 55418
Join the folks at MWMO for an evening of community, canoeing and ice cream!Stop by anytime between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. for a free introductory canoe ride on the Mississippi River, then grab some free ice cream and check out the other exhibits at Stormwater Park and Learning Center (2522 Marshall St. NE).This family-friendly event is great for kids and adults of all ages (though children must be at least 30 lbs. in order to fit the provided life jackets). In addition to learning to paddle on the river, participants will also have opportunities to learn about the Mississippi River’s history, water quality, plants, animals and more.
National Park Service rangers from the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area will be joined by MWMO and Mississippi Park Connection staff and guides from Wilderness Inquiry offering free canoe rides on the Mississippi River in exchange for your thoughts and ideas for river programming in the North and Northeast Minneapolis area.