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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, 3/20

 Time  Event  Location
 11 a.m. to Noon   Story Time with Gopher, Therapy Dog  FRC

Tuesday, 3/21

 Time  Event  Location
 8:30 to 11 a.m.  Free Acupoint Treatments for Families and Staff  Rooms 950 & 952, East Bldg.
 1 to 3 p.m.  Free Hand Massage  FRC
 3:15 to 3:45 p.m.  Harmonica Lessons  FRC

Wednesday, 3/22

 Time  Event  Location
 10 to 11 a.m.  Family Coffee Hour  FRC
 10 to 11 a.m.  Kids' Story Time  FRC
 2 to 3 p.m.  Free Acupoint Treatments for Families and Staff  6th Floor Family Lounge

Thursday, 3/23

 Time  Event  Location
 1:30 to 5 p.m.   Superhero Day!
 See item for details
 5 to 7 p.m.  Free Hand Massage  FRC

Friday, 3/24

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

Saturday, 3/25

 Time  Event  Location
 10:30 a.m.   Bark Avenue Therapy Dogs 

Free Harmonica Lessons

Come to the Family Resource Center in the South Building Lobby for a harmonica lesson Tuesday, March 21 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

Free ‘M’ Technique for Hands (hand massage) will be offered on a drop-in basis Tuesdays from 1-3 p.m. and Thursdays from 5-7 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.

Superhero Day is Thursday, March 23!

Join in the fun at the hospital’s annual Superhero Day, honoring the hero in YOU! Wear your superhero costume or t-shirt to get in the spirit of the day.

1:30 to 2:30 p.m. – Superhero Bingo
Watch Channel 48 on your room TV or participate LIVE in the Wilf Family Center Auditorium.

2:30 to 4:30 p.m. – Superhero Day Party in the Lobby
Sing and Dance with the Road Crew -Meet Spiderman, Bat Girl and other superheroes -Decorate a superhero mask and cape -Face painting and caricatures -Food provided by Chili’s -Take photos in the photo booth

5 p.m. – Free Showing of Big Hero 6
Come to the Wilf Family Center Auditorium for a free movie night! Trivia and prizes starting at 5, with the movie right afterward.