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.
|10:30 a.m.||Bark Avenue Therapy Dogs||Lobby|
|12 to 4 p.m.||Free Haircuts (by appointment)||Wellness Center|
|8:30 to 11 a.m.||Free Acupoint for Family Members & Staff||Rooms 950 and 952 East Building|
|3 to 6 p.m.||Free Energy Therapy (by appointment)||Wellness Center|
|3:30 to 4 p.m.||Free Harmonica Lessons||FRC|
|10 to 11 a.m.||Family Coffee Hour||FRC|
| 10 to 11 a.m.
|| Kid's Story Time
Theme: Curious George
|10 a.m. to 12 p.m.||Free Drop-In Hand Massage||FRC|
|1 to 2 p.m.||Free Acupoint for Family Members & Staff||Wellness Center|
|10 a.m.||Hyundai Hope on Wheels Announcement||Lobby|
|12 to 3 p.m.||Needlework Circle||FRC|
|3 to 6 p.m.||Free Table Massage (by appointment)||Wellness Center|
|10:30 to 11:30 a.m.||United Health Group Blanket Giveaway||Lobby|
|12 to 2 p.m.|| Free Drop-In Hand Massage
|1 to 3 p.m.||Free Popcorn Day||FRC|
Break up your day in the hospital with a stop at Family Coffee Hour each Wednesday from 10-11 a.m. in the Family Resource Center. Coffee, juice, muffins, fruit, and cheese and crackers are served. Sit for a bit and enjoy the conversation. All family members of pediatric patients are welcome!
Wellness Center Services This Week
Monday, Sept. 24: Free haircuts by appointment from 12-4 p.m. Open to pediatric hospital patients and their family members.
Tuesday, Sept. 25: Free energy therapy by appointment from 3-6 p.m. Open to children’s hospital family members age 18+ only.
Wednesday, Sept. 26: Free acupoint for family members and staff from 1-2 p.m. Drop in.
Thursday, Sept. 27: Free table massages by appointment from 3-6 p.m.
Hyundai Hope on Wheels Announcement
Hyundai Hope on Wheels will announce two new grants to University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital on Thursday, Sept. 27 at 10 a.m. Patients and families are invited to come to the Lobby to hear the announcement and participate in a handprint ceremony. Everyone is welcome to use washable finger paints to put handprints on a canvas and on a new Hyundai.
Bark Avenue On Parade!
Bark Avenue has been canceled for this week.
Story Time with a Curious George Theme & Music
Enjoy the ‘M’ Technique for Hands
Free ‘M’ Technique for Hands (hand massage) will be offered on a drop-in basis Wednesdays from 10 a.m.- 12 p.m. and Fridays from 12-2 p.m. in the Family Resource Center in the Lobby. Come enjoy a relaxation technique for hands provided by a hospital volunteer. Treatments last approximately 10 minutes.
Volunteers from United Health Group will give away blankets to patients and families on Friday, Sept. 28 from 10:30- 11:30 a.m. Come to the Lobby to get a free blanket, just in time for the fall cool-down!
M, W, F: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tu, Th: 12-8 p.m.