2020 Virtual Recreation Program

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Activities to access anywhere!

Virtual Program Flyer-Final Below are links to activities, links, virtual tours, games, and more! 

As with all recreation, athletic and fitness programs, you must use common sense to reduce and avoid injury. You should check with your doctor before beginning any athletic or fitness program. By performing any recreation, athletic or fitness activities, including any activities you do at home through our virtual programming, you are performing them at your own risk. The City of Richfield will not be responsible or liable for any injury or harm you sustain as a result of our recreation, athletic and fitness program content. This includes but is not limited to all virtual programming, videos, text, or information on this website.

 

NOTE: YouTube videos have the option for closed captioning.  In the lower left of the video window, click the CC icon for subtitles.

Richfield Adventure Journal
Viewable/Printable guide
There’s a wild world to explore right outside your front door! Walk, bike, skate, scoot, or roll to five parks in Richfield, write down what you saw, and enter to win a prize.

¡Hay un mundo silvestre para explorar justo afuera de tu puerta! Camine, pasee en bicicleta o en patineta, patine por cinco parques en Richfield, escriba lo que vio y entre para ganar un premio.

This fun activity is in partnership with Richfield Public Schools. Be sure to send in your completed Adventure Journal by July 3.

ONGOING YOUTH ACTIVITIES WOOD LAKE NATURE CENTER  ADULT ACTIVITIES 

The Link Library provides FREE access to linked videos & media for the benefit of schools, families, distance learners, daycare providers, group leaders and activity coordinators. The Link Library is presented by the Minnesota Field Trip & Activity Library.

 Link-Library
Storyline Online-Books read out loud with animated pictures
Home Safari-Fascinating and fun animal videos from Cincinnati Zoo
Sea Curious-Kids ask and learn about animals at the Shedd Aquarium. Spanish translation available.

Live Cams
Live EagleCam-Watch the daily life of an eagle, falcon and fish, too
Monterey Bay Aquarium–Jellies, Sharks, Coral Reef, Aviary and more
Georgia Aquarium–Penguins, Whales, Jellies, Otters and more
Houston Zoo–Giraffe, Elephants, Gorilla, Rhino and more
San Diego Zoo–Koala, Owl, Tiger, Polar Bear and more
Atlanta Zoo–Panda Cam

Other Activities
Star Tribune's Minnesota Coloring Sheet
Richfield Jigsaw Puzzles

Videos
-Snake Feeding video 
-Maple Syruping videos
          Part 1  Part 2   Part 3   Part 4
-Salamander Feeding video

Projects
-Kindness Rocks Project

Photos
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Photo album of early-spring activity at Wood Lake (thanks, Jim Koenig!)

Virtual Experiences
-San Diego Zoo
-Great Wall of China
-Louvre Museum Paris
-Minneapolis Institute of Art tour
-Discover Channel Virtual Field Trips
-Virtual Tours of 33 National Parks
-National Gallery of Art, Washington DC
-Metropolitan Museum of Art
-National Aquarium Virtual Tour
-Virtual Field Trip of Ellis Island
-Ted Talk
-Westminster Town Hall Forum
-Virtual Senior Academy

Fitness at Home
-Chair Yoga
-Walk Yourself to Healthy
-Four Exercises Older Adults Should Do Every Day
-Seven Strength, Balance and Flexibility Exercises for Older Adults
-YMCA Health and Fitness Videos
-SilverSneakers Videos
-20-Minute Cardio Video (Silver Sneakers)

Puzzles/Word Games/Mazes
-Free Online Games
-Sudoku and Word Search
-Virtual jigsaw puzzles
-Crossword puzzles
-Interactive Sudoku/Mazes/Logic Puzzles
-Online and Printable Sudoku, Word Search and Crossword

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     Richfield Online Farmers Market

    Shop online! Currently available for delivery only.

    • Visit our new online shop to order farmers market products for delivery!
    • All are welcome to shop - ask us about our current delivery area.
    • For more information, see our Frequently-Asked Questions

    Power of Produce Club
    POP Club website
    :Power of Produce Club, or POP Club, is a club for kids ages 4-12 at the Richfield Farmers Market. This year, we are offering POP Club online - kids can pick out their produce from our online store with help from a parent or guardian. Kids can read about each farm and see pictures of the farms online too. Online activities, materials, and links to engage the club participants will be sent to parent emails. 2020 POP Club is sponsored by Lakewinds Co-op. Thank you Lakewinds!

    After you turn in your family's registration form, market staff will sign parents up as a customer on our online store. Check your email (and spam folder) for an invitation from Richfield Farmers Market/Local Line. 

    POP Club tokens will be given out as store credit, distributed to parents, to be spent in our online store on fruits, vegetables, herbs or food plants. Kids should help to choose the produce they want, just like a typical year.

    MN Horticultural Society
    Ready, Set, Grow! Webinar Series

    Garden Guru 2020: Gardening for Hope and Healing
    Gardening experts attended Iowa City gardens at regular times throughout the growing season.
    https://www.facebook.com/events/316138866021331

    2020 EDIBLE CLASSROOM SCHEDULE
    Facebook Live streaming events begin at 10:30 am.

    June 5 Harvesting Greens All Season
    June 19 Wellness in the Garden
    July 3 Pruning for the Perfect Tomato
    July 17 Wellness in the Garden
    Aug 7 Tea from the Garden
    Aug 21 Wellness in the Garden
    Sept 4 Sowing Fall Greens
    Sept 18 Wellness in the Garden
    Oct 2 Garlic Planting Party
    Oct 16 Putting Your Garden to Bed

     

    Other Health & Human Services Resources     
    Bloomington Public Health (also serving the Richfield area): 952-563-8900
    Senior Community Services: 952-541-1019
    Disability Linkage Line: (866) 333-2466
    Meals On Wheels: 612-623-3363
    HOME (House, Outdoor, Maintenance for the Elderly): (952) 888-5530
    Senior Linkage Line: (800) 333-2433
    Senior Outreach (senior outreach/caregiver): 952-888-7121
    VEAP (Volunteers Enlisted to Assist People): 952-888-9616
    Metro Mobility: 651-602-1100
    Grocery Delivery (Metro Mobility): 651-602-1111

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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