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.
12 to 4 p.m.
Free Haircuts and Manicures (Call 612-365-2100)
|8:30 to 11 a.m.||Free Acupoint for Family Members and Staff||Rooms 950 and 952 East Building|
|2 to 4 p.m.||Free Drop-In Hand Massage||FRC|
|3 to 6 p.m.||Free Energy Therapy (Call 612-365-2100)||Wellness Center|
|3:30 to 4 p.m.||Harmonica Lessons||FRC|
|10 to 11 a.m.||Family Coffee Hour||FRC|
| 10 to 11 a.m.
||Kid's Story Time||FRC|
|10 to 12 p.m.||Free Drop-In Hand Massage||FRC|
|1 to 2 p.m.||Free Acupoint for Family Members & Staff||Wellness Center|
|12 to 3 p.m.||Needlework Circle||FRC|
|1 to 3 p.m.||Free Popcorn Day||FRC|
|3:30 to 5:30 p.m.||Free Energy Therapy (Call 612-365-2100)||Wellness Center|
Call 612-365-2100 to schedule services. The Wellness Center is located on the 5th floor of the South Building, near the public elevators, and features a 24/7 fitness area for adult family members of pediatric inpatients.
Papa John’s Pizza Box Drawing Contest
Papa John’s could be showcasing your drawing on their pizza boxes during April. Hospital and clinic patients are invited to enter the Papa John’s Pizza Box drawing contest by drawing a picture of a pizza on an entry form located in the Family Resource Center (in the Lobby) or on your unit. Entries must be submitted by Sunday, March 31. Call 612-365-2100 if you need help finding an entry form.
Order T-Shirts for Final Four Party!
We’re gearing up for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four, which will take place in Minneapolis April 6-8. The hospital will have a big Final Four Party in the Lobby on Monday, April 8. Children’s hospital patients will receive FREE T-shirts at the party. Family members and hospital staff are invited to order T-shirts to wear at the party and to commemorate this big sporting event. Shirts are available at https://z.umn.edu/FinalFour. The cost is $25 plus shipping. Deadline to order is Tuesday, March 26!
Free Harmonica Lessons
All patients and family members are invited to the Family Resource Center for a harmonica lesson Tuesday, March 26 from 3:30-4 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 Seated Massage
Family members of pediatric patients are invited to enjoy a free, 15-minute seated massage in the Family Resource Center on Wednesday, March 20 from 1-3 p.m. Sign up for a time in the Resource Center starting Monday, March 18, or call 612-365-2100. Note that appointments are limited and first-come, first served.