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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.

Monday, 12/11

 Time  Event  Location
 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.      Free Manicures (by appointment)  Wellness Center   
 10:30 a.m. to Noon  Toy Giveaway for Patients/Families  Lobby
 11 a.m. to Noon  Story Time with Gopher, Therapy Dog    FRC
 Noon to 4 p.m.  Free Haircuts (by appointment)  Wellness Center

Tuesday, 12/12

 Time  Event  Location
 8:30 to 11 a.m.  Free Acupoint for Family Members & Staff  
 Rooms 950 & 952 East Bldg. 
 10 a.m. to Noon  Target Holiday Party  Lobby & Auditorium
 3:15 to 3:45 p.m.  Free Harmonica Lessons  FRC

Wednesday, 12/13

 Time  Event  Location
 10 to 11 a.m.  Family Coffee Hour
 FRC
 10 to 11 a.m.
 Kids' Story Time Theme: Dogs and Cats   FRC
 10 a.m. to Noon  Free Drop-In Hand Massage  FRC
1:30 to 2 p.m.   Story Time with Sprinkles the Elf  FRC
 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.  Free Acupoint for Family Members & Staff   Wellness Center 

Thursday, 12/14

 Time  Event  Location
 Noon to 3 p.m.  Needlework Circle  FRC
 2 to 5 p.m.  Table Massage (by appointment)  Wellness Center 
 5:30 p.m.   Free Showing of Santa Clause 2  Auditorium 

Friday, 12/15

 Time  Event  Location
 1 to 3 p.m.       Free Popcorn Day   FRC        


Call 612-365-2100 for Wellness Center appointments!

Toy Giveaway for Patients and Families

Our long-time supporters, the Elwell Family, will visit the hospital on Monday, Dec. 11 with toys and other holiday gifts for hospital patients and families. Patients and families are invited to come to the Lobby between 10:30 a.m. and 12 p.m. to choose a gift.

Holiday Fun Sponsored by Target! 

Patients and families are invited for some holiday fun on Tuesday, Dec. 12 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. in the Lobby. Volunteers from Target will host a hot chocolate bar, snacks, games, and crafts. There will also be a photo booth featuring a statue of Target’s Bullseye mascot. Great selfie opportunity! In addition, the movie Elf will be screened in the Auditorium starting at 10:30 a.m. Don’t miss it!

Learn to Play the Harmonica

All patients and family members are invited to the Family Resource Center for a harmonica lesson Tuesday, Dec. 12 from 3:15-3:45 p.m. Free harmonicas provided! Bedside lessons may be arranged for patients who are unable to leave their rooms. Call 612-365-2100.

Enjoy the 'M' Technique for Hands

All patients and family members are invited to the Family Resource Center for a harmonica lesson Tuesday, Dec. 12 from 3:15-3:45 p.m. Free harmonicas provided! Bedside lessons may be arranged for patients who are unable to leave their rooms. Call 612-365-2100.

Story Time with Sprinkles the Elf

Get in the holiday spirit by hanging out with our own Elf on the Shelf, Sprinkles, at story time on Wednesday, Dec. 13 from 1:30-2 p.m. Snacks will be served and mischievous elf stories will be shared!

Free Showing of Santa Clause 2

Patients and families are invited to a free showing of the holiday classic Santa Clause 2 on Thursday, Dec. 14 starting at 5:30 p.m. in the Auditorium. Pizza and cookies will be served at 5:15 p.m. Ho! Ho! Ho!