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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, 10/9

Time   Event  Location
 1 to 3 p.m.   Free Hand Massage  FRC

Tuesday, 10/10

 Time  Event  Location
 8:30 to 11 a.m.  Free Acupoint for Family Members & Staff
 Rooms 950 & 952 East Bldg.
 Noon to 3 p.m.  Needlework Circle  FRC
 Noon to 3 p.m.
 Free Energy Therapy (by appointment)
 Wellness Center
 3:15 to 3:45 p.m.  Harmonica Lessons  FRC
 5:30 to 7 p.m.  Free Dinner for Patients and Families  Lobby

Wednesday, 10/11

 Time  Event  Location
 10 to 11 a.m.
 Family Coffee Hour
 10 to 11 a.m.  Kids' Story Time Theme: Elephant & Piggie
 1:30 to 2 p.m.   Story Time with Mal from the Descendants  FRC
 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.  Free Acupoint for Family Members & Staff   Wellness Center

Thursday, 10/12

 Time  Event  Location
 Noon to 3 p.m.  Needlework Circle  FRC
 2 to 5 p.m.  Free Table Massage (by appointment)  Wellness Center

Friday, 10/13

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

Saturday, 10/14

 Time  Event  Location
 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Sibshops Sibling Support Program  Contact Child Life
 12:30 to 2 p.m.  Super Cars for Super Kids Car Show  Outside South Bldg.

For Wellness Center appointments, call 612-365-2100.

Learn to Play the Harmonica

All patients and family members are invited to the Family Resource Center in the Lobby for a harmonica lesson Tuesday, Oct. 10 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.

Free Dinner for Patients and Families

Children’s Cancer Research Fund will host their monthly free dinner for patients and families currently in the children’s hospital on Tuesday, Oct. 10 from 5:30-7 p.m. in the Lobby. Don’t miss it!

Story Time with Mal from the Descendants!

We’re switching it up at story time and inviting a VILLAIN to visit us! Meet a member of the next generation of villains when Mal stops by on Wednesday, Oct. 11 from 1:30-2 p.m. in the Family Resource Center. Snacks will be served!

Super Cars for Super Kids Car Show

Venture outside on Saturday, Oct. 14 from 12:30-2 p.m. to see some unique and exotic vehicles on display in front of the hospital. All patients, families and staff are welcome to this mini car show! Snacks will be served.

Sibshops Sibling Support Program

Children from kindergarten through age 12 are invited to attend the monthly Sibshops peer support program for siblings of children with health care needs. The Child-Family Life staff will offer this program on Saturday, Oct. 14 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the hospital. Contact Child-Family Life at 612-273-3124 or go online to to pre-register. Sibshops is sponsored by Care Partners, a program of Children’s Cancer Research Fund.