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 a.m. to 2 p.m.||Free Haircuts and Manicures (Call 612-365-2100)||Wellness Center|
|8:30 to 10:30 a.m.||Free Acupoint for Family Members/Staff||Rooms 950 and 952 East Building|
|10 to 11:30 a.m.||Open Art Therapy Studio||End Zone|
|12 to 2 p.m.||Mall of America Day of Play||Lobby|
|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 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|
|12 to 3 p.m.||Needlework Circle||FRC|
|12:30 to 12:50 p.m.||Catholic Mass||Quinn Seymour Chapel|
|1 to 4 p.m.||Free Table Massage (Call 612-365-2100)||Wellness Center|
|3:30 to 5:30 p.m.||Free Energy Therapy (Call 612-365-2100)||Wellness Center|
|10:30 a.m.||Bark Avenue Therapy Dogs||Lobby|
Monday, 7/22: Free manicures by appointment for patients and family members from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Tuesday, 7/23: Free energy therapy by appointment from 3-6 p.m. Open to children’s hospital family members age 18+ only.
Wednesday, 7/24: Free acupoint for family members and staff from 1-2 p.m. Drop in.
Thursday, 7/25: Free table massage by appointment from 1-4 p.m. Open to children’s hospital family members age 18+ only.
Friday, 7/26: Free energy therapy by appointment from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Open to children’s hospital family members age 18+ only.
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.Day of Play!
Fun with Gopher Football!
Don’t forget to register for the FREE Row the Boat Barbeque on Tuesday, July 30 from 3-5 p.m. The event will be held in the Thompson Healing Garden on the hospital plaza. Patients and families are invited for food from Red Cow, a dunk tank and other games, a DJ, and more! Coach P.J. Fleck and the entire Gopher football team will be there. Register at rsvp.umn.edu/rtbbbq
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Kyle Rudolph’s End Zone Hours July 15-21:Hours July 22-28
Kyle Rudolph’s End Zone, located on the lobby level, is a therapeutic play space for pediatric patients, siblings, and families to enjoy. Children 16 and under must have a parent or caregiver present to use the space. Reminder: patients and families in isolation cannot be permitted into the space due to infection prevention guidelines, and flu restrictions also apply.
Family Resource Center Programs This Week
Tuesday, 7/23, 3:30-4 p.m., Harmonica Lessons
Join Mike the Harmonica Man for a free harmonica lesson. All patients and family members are welcome, and will receive a harmonica to keep. Bedside lessons may be arranged for patients unable to leave their rooms. Call 612-365-2100.
Wednesday, 7/24: 10-11 a.m., Family Coffee Hour and Children’s Story Time.
Enjoy coffee and pastries provided by Caribou, plus cheese and crackers, fruit and juice. Kids can hear a story while adults relax at coffee hour. 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Free “M Technique” Hand Massage. This technique for hands is provided by a hospital volunteer on a drop-in basis. Treatments last approximately 10 minutes.
Thursday, 7/25: Learn to knit or crochet at Needlework Circle from 12-3 p.m. Free supplies!
The Family Resource Center is located in the Lobby. Hours are M, W, F, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and Tu, Th, 12-8 pm.