Events & Activities



Friends of the Mississippi River is proud to host over 100 high-quality outings and events annually. Come get your hands dirty and help restore local river habitat, learn to make your home or garden river-friendly, or toast the river with us!

Be sure to check back often, or, better yet, sign up for Mississippi Messages to receive FMR event calendars. We look forward to seeing you on the river!

Title Event Date Location
Rock Island Swing Bridge Park tending [FULL] Sat, Jun 4 - 9:00 AM
Rock Island Swing Bridge Park Inver Grove Heights
Tend the demonstration prairie at Crosby Farm Park Wed, Jun 15 - 6:00 PM
Crosby Farm Park St. Paul
"America's River" exhibition & "Rebirth" screening Thu, Jun 16 - 5:30 PM
Groveland Gallery Minneapolis
Tend native prairie plants at Old Mill Park Thu, Jun 16 - 6:00 PM
Old Mill Park Hastings
Tend native plants at Indian Mounds Park Tue, Jun 21 - 6:00 PM
Indian Mounds Park St. Paul
Work night in the rare prairie Thu, Jun 23 - 6:00 PM
Sand Coulee SNA Hastings
Plant pollinator patches in Hastings area parks Sat, Jun 25 - 9:00 AM
Hastings area parks Hastings
Make & Take Rain Barrel Workshop - Just $35! Tue, Jun 28 - 6:00 PM
Apple Valley Senior Center Apple Valley
Lop and remove sumac at Grey Cloud Dunes SNA Thu, Jun 30 - 6:00 PM
Grey Cloud Dunes SNA Cottage Grove
Remove invasive species at Pine Bend Bluffs SNA Thu, Jul 21 - 6:00 PM
Pine Bend Bluffs SNA Inver Grove Heights
Stencil storm drains in downtown St. Paul + taproom outing at Tin Whiskers Brewery Mon, Jul 25 - 6:00 PM
Tin Whiskers Brewery St. Paul