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Family Foodie Fare | Rochester MN Moms Blog

In true Top-Chef Style, you will taste a kid and adult sample from each of our participating restaurants and vote for your favorite. The winner will be named Top Family Foodie Fare Restaurant in Rochester!

We will have fun activities for children as well! Each ticket (prices to be announced soon) will include access to all activities, food and drink, tickets for our giveaways benefiting Channel One Regional Food Bank with amazing prizes, and goody bags for each child!

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Beyond the Barrel : Wine Blending

Our “Beyond the Barrel” event series (June 13/ July 11 / Aug 1) uncovers some of the mysteries of wine. Classes are NOT consecutive so take one or come for them all.

Blending Basics – How does a winemaker come up wtih a blend?
Learn how winemakers enhance wines by adding a touch of other varieties to adjust sweetness, add body, or balance acidity. You’ll even get to try your hand at blending your own bottle – and take it home!

Class includes:
– Wine tasting as part of the blending seminar
– Light snacks
– Bottle of wine to take home
– Logo wine glass to keep

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Beyond the Barrel: Food & Wine Pairing

Our “Beyond the Barrel” event series (June 13/ July 11 / Aug 1) uncovers some of the mysteries of wine. The series is NOT consecutive – so sign up for one class / or take them all!

Pairing Foundations – While we go by the mantra “if you like it, drink it” – but, there’s no denying that wine can elevate and comliment the flavors of some foods. Flower Valley owner Mary brings a lifetime of culinary experience to you with this experience which includes a selection of wines perfectly paired alongside foods. You’ll get to sample a number of foods and wines, learn why some flavors mingle well (and others don’t), and leave with some ideas on how to best compliment them.

Class includes:
– Hearty small plates
– A sampling of carefully paired wines
– Logo wine glass to keep

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Go For The Gold Certified 5K — 3K Family Walk — Children’s races and event

The entire family is invited to the 26th annual Go For The Gold 5K Run — 3K Family Walk — Children’s Races. The event supports a local nonprofit Brighter Tomorrows, an outreach to families facing pediatric cancer.

WHEN: July 8, 2017 — 5K begins at 8:30 a.m. 3K family walk begins at 8:35 a.m. Children’s races begin at 10:30 a.m.

WHERE: Silver Lake Pool, 7th St NE, Rochester.

WHAT: In addition to the races, there will be face painting, balloon animals, Star Wars characters, DJ, food and drinks!

Strollers are welcome as well as pets, if kept on a leash.

Register early: https://www.events.runningroom.com/site/?raceId=14287

5K Run – 3K Walk Age for Youth – 12 and under. Age for Seniors – 65 or over.
Until Jun 18: Adults $25, Youth $12, Seniors $15
Until Jul 6: Adults $30, Youth $15, Seniors $15

Children’s Races
Until Jun 18: ages 2-12 $12
Until Jul 6: ages 2-12 $15
No charge for children under 2.

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Vertical Kids Week

WHAT: At Vertical Kids Week, your kids will have the opportunity to grow in Christ through intentional and intensified discipleship in a fun setting. Students will have the opportunity to grow more vertical while diving deeper into a relationship with Jesus.

Grab your parka and snow boots! With this Vertical Kids Week 2017 curriculum, we’re headed deep into the stunning Arctic Circle that is filled with treasure and thrilling to explore! And be sure to pack your Bible—we’ll be learning all about that breathtakingly beautiful Book that is filled with treasure and thrilling to explore! As we venture into the cold tundra, we’ll discover that the BIBLE:

Is the Book of Books, unique in every way!
Has had an Incredible Impact upon our world!
Is the Bedrock Base of our lives!
Is a Letter of Love in which God tells us how we can become His children!
Is Exciting to Explore as we learn it, love it, and live it!
You can expect Bible teaching, games, crafts, fun, snacks, and fellowship every night! Your kids will warm up to the Word as they explore the coolest Book on the planet and discover how we can know for sure that the Bible is God’s written word to us!

Let’s plunge on into this cold world and God’s wonderful Word! Vertical Kids Week promises to be a flurry of fun and excitement! Let’s go!

All children are welcome so please invite your friends and neighbors for this great outreach and growth opportunity.

WHO: Kids who are in, or going into, grades Kindergarten – 5th

WHEN: Monday, June 26th – Friday, June 30th 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

WHERE: Schaeffer Academy, 2700 Schaeffer Ln NE, Rochester, MN 55906

COST: Suggested donation of $20 per kid

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