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In Hospital Events (For Patients and Families)

University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital offers a wide range of events for patients and families who are at our hospital or clinics. Below you'll find this week's schedule as well as descriptions of some of our recurring events.

Sunday, 4/16

 Time  Event  Location
 10:30 a.m.  Easter Mass  Quinn Seymour Chapel
 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Holiday Brunch  Units 3 & 6

Monday, 4/17

 Time  Event  Location
 11 a.m. to Noon  Story Time with Gopher, Therapy Dog  FRC
 Noon   Free Movie Matinee: Cars  Auditorium

Tuesday, 4/18

 Time  Event  Location
 Noon to 3 p.m.  Needlework Circle  FRC

Wednesday, 4/19

 Time  Event  Location
 10 to 11 a.m.
 Family Coffee Hour  FRC
 10 to 11 a.m.  Kids' Story Time Theme: “If You Take a Mouse . . .” Stories
 FRC
 1 to 2 p.m.  Gopher Football Team Visit  Lobby
 1 to 3 p.m.  Free Seated Massage  FRC

Thursday, 4/20

 Time  Event  Location
 Noon to 3 p.m.  Needlework Circle  FRC
 5 to 7 p.m.  Free Hand Massage  FRC

Friday, 4/21

 Time  Event  Location
 1 to 2 p.m.  Crafts and Snacks with Gopher Athletes  Lobby
 1 to 3 p.m.  Free Popcorn Day  FRC

Easter Mass

A Catholic Mass will be offered at 10:30 a.m. on Easter Sunday, April 16, in the Quinn Seymour Chapel, lobby level of the South Building. Listings of services at area churches are available on hospital units and from the chaplains.

Holiday Brunch

Holiday brunch served by the Wingert Family will be offered to patients and families on Sunday, April 16 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Families from Units 3 and 4 should go to the Unit 3 Family Lounge. Families from Units 5, 6 and 7 should go to the Unit 6 Family Lounge. Families from the NICU are invited and may go to either serving location.

Story Time with Gopher

Come see Gopher, the Read With Me Therapy Dog, each Monday from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Family Resource Center. Read With Me dogs are trained to listen attentively as children practice their reading skills. All patients and families are welcome to visit!

Free Matinee Showing of Cars

Patients and families are invited for a free showing of Cars on Monday, April 17 in the Wilf Family Center Auditorium. Pizza will be served outside the Auditorium starting at 12 p.m., and the movie will begin shortly afterward. The movie is sponsored by the Michie family.

NEW: Themes for our Wednesday Morning Story Time!

The Kids’ Story Time from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesdays in the Family Resource Center will now feature a theme, and in addition to hearing stories, you can also make a craft and do other activities. The theme for April 19 is the “If You Take a Mouse . . . “ stories. All patients are invited for story time fun each week. Adult family members may enjoy our Family Coffee Hour while the children attend story time.

Meet Gopher Football Players

Members of the Gopher Football team will visit the hospital on Wednesday, April 19 from 1 to 2 p.m. Come to the Lobby to meet the players and enjoy some lunchtime snacks.

Crafts and Snacks with Gopher Athletes

Make a Sunny Daffodil craft and enjoy snacks with visiting Golden Gopher Athletes on Friday, April 21 from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Lobby.