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Winterfest Horses
Springbrook Spree flyer
Firetruck Light Show, Free Movie Night, Toy/Food Drive
Friday, December 8, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m., movie starts at 7 

Join Fridley Fire, Fridley Police, Fridley Community Education and the Marines for a FREE family-night of fun! A firetruck sound and light show will be on display from 6-7pm, along with special guests McGruff the Crime Dog and everyone's favorite snowman Olaf! Marines will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots and we will also be collecting non-perishable food items for Southern Anoka Community Assistance. Help brighten the holidays for those in need!
Doors open at 6:30pm, and at 7:00 Fridley Community Education presents a family-friendly movie showing on the big screen! Movie will be appropriate for all ages and a recent release. 
All entertainment is FREE! Concessions will be available for purchase. No need to register - just show up! We hope to see you there!
Fridley High School Community Auditorium, door #16: 6000 W Moore Lk Dr
‚ÄčBreakfast with Nature Santa
Tuesday, December 19, 10:00 a.m. - Noon

Make Springbrook part of your holiday tradition! Enjoy a delicious breakfast, story and activities with our special guest, Nature Santa! 
Reservations required, $7 per person. Call (763) 572-3588 or stop into
Springbrook Nature Center: 100 85th Avenue, Fridley
Recycling Drop-Off Day for Fridley Residents
Saturday, January 13, 9:00 a.m. - Noon

You asked, we listened! New in 2018 - more recycling events and shorter lines. There will be 6 recycling drop-off events in 2018, starting with this one, all held at Green Lights Recycling in Blaine. Fridley residents can redeem one $15 off coupon per event and many items are accepted free. Click here for a complete list of accepted items, costs, directions and future drop-off dates.
Green Lights Recycling: 1525 99th Lane NE, Blaine
Winterfest 2018 - Free Fun for the Whole Family
Saturday, January 20, Noon - 3:00 p.m.

Celebrate Minnesota Winter at Fridley's Winterfest! Dog sled rides, horse-drawn sleigh rides, sledding ice skating, dancing, games, bonfire and more! Plus, your chance to win a $100 cash prize in this year's medallion hunt!
Fridley Community Center: 6085 7th Street NE, and the fun continues across the street at Commons Park
Springbrook Discovery Dinner - Sat., January 20, 5:30 p.m.
The Future of Local Food... All in Good Taste

Join Beth Dooley (author, writer, and regular television guest) for a look at the local food scene and the work being done by our universities on sustainable, perennial crops. She will also be catering the meal for this special event, so come out and enjoy her delicious local food recipes!
Tickets are $25, or $22.50 when purchasing 2 or more: 763-572-3588
Reservations by Monday, January 15.
Springbrook Nature Center: 100 85th Avenue, Fridley
Springbrook Spree - by the Springbrook Foundation
Saturday, March 3, fun starts at 5:00 p.m.

2018 Theme = Taking Flight
Join us for great food and conversation, as well as live and silent auctions, and support Springbrook Nature Center programs and facilities. 
Tickets are $45/person, and can be purchased in-person at the nature center or online through the Springbrook Foundation at

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