Stearns County's Quarry Park will be hosting Activity Day Saturday May 21st from 9 a.m. - noon.  The event is free and open to the public.

Stearns County Park Operations Coordinator Sarah Weed and Stearns County Commissioner Joe Perske say the event is designed to get kids and families to local parks.

The event is called "Kids to Parks Day" and will feature the following activities:

  • T.H.E. Great River Archery Club
  • Self-guided Derick Tour
  • Soil and Water Conservation District: aquatic invertebrates
  • Fishing
  • Emergency Management: extreme weather
  • HikeHoppers
  • Girl Scouts
  • St. Cloud Disc Golf Club
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The events will be available for kids and families to try with some instruction and supervision from the county staff.

Weed says the Sheriff's department and Soil and Conservation District will be there to illustrate macro invertebrates.  Weed says there is no cost to park and no donation is expected for attendees.

If you'd like to listen to my full conversation with Sarah and Joe it is available below.



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