2022 Music!  Food!  Family Fun!

Saturday, October 1st, 2022

St. Louis Park Rec Center ROC – 3700 Monterey Dr, St Louis Park, MN 55416

— Scroll for Performers, Activities & Raffle prizes —


Falen, Jenny & Drake - KDWB

Your favorite morning show hosts will be hosting OUR morning show!  Falen, Jenny & Drake of the Dave Ryan Morning show on KDWB 101.3 will be emceeing our event 11am – 1pm

Dez of KS95 & Country artist hubby Taylor young

Dez of the Cisco, Dez & Ryan ks95 morning show and her musician husband Taylor Young will keep you entertained throughout the afternoon 3pm – 5pm.

Kwame Anderson - Comedian & Advocate

Kwame Anderson was just doing his job, took a different driving route than usual and found a man ready to jump and end his life. Kwame spent time talking the man down and saved him that day. From that day forward, he became and advocate for suicide prevention. 5pm – 8pm

Kalimba Edwards - Minneapolis fire captain

Kalimba Edwards reality star of the competition show ‘Tough As Nails’ and our very own Minneapolis Fire Captain will join us 1pm – 3pm.  Mother, firefighter, yoga instructor, and lifter of heavy things!

Music and Special Guests

Mae Simpson Music

The Mae Simpson band is pure energy and soul. The singer-songwriter Mae who hails from South Carolina, has a huge voice and stage presence. She has brought together a collective of seven musicians who each bring a unique flavor to this powerhouse group.

MN Vikings Legend - TBD

Purple Pride, Pics & autographs!

Rachel Evangelisto, Miss Minnesota 2022

Miss Minnesota, Rachel will spend her time serving the state of Minnesota through her Social Impact Initiative, “Celebrating Culture & Driving Diversity.” In Minnesota, Native Americans account for 1.7% of the population yet makeup 26% of all child protection and foster care cases – the highest disproportional rate of any state in the nation. Similarly, Native American children are 16x more likely to be put into out-of-home placements than other children. For the eleven Indigenous Nations of Minnesota, this is a dire issue to address in our state and communities.

DJ Omaur Bliss

Dj Omaur Bliss spinning the wheels of steel.  

Gruv Collection

Combining the soulful vocals of local powerhouses Steph Devine, Jill Mikelson & Jess Larson.

Mark Rivard - Do Rad Things!

Sharpie© endorsed artist Mark Rivard. “Do Rad Things”, an engaging program designed to grab the attention of kids and harness creativity in a fast paced world of opportunity. Using skateboards as a cultural tool and canvas, Mark Rivard’s unique path into his own career success’ highlight the advantages of dreaming big. Making daydreams your day job, simply DOING RAD THINGS.

J Dynamic

J Dynamic is a Minnesota based artist with uplifting lyrics and a positive vibe.  A few things you can expect at a J Dynamic show are, high energy (brought to an entirely new level with the help of his hype man Toby Swisher), good vibes, laughter, lots of smiles, and an overall amazing experience!

School Of Rock

Kids from the School’s of Rock in the Twin Cities will perform.

612 LIVE!

Talented teens from Minneapolis, Anja, Cole, Misha, Trey, Eddie and sometimes Jacob.  Rock, Blues and a little Pop!

Interactive Activities

TPT Twin Cities PBS - STEM Activities

Your favorite public television channel offering an interactive experience with hands-on activities and media around STEM and social/emotional learning.

REM5 - Virtual Reality

Immersive technology like virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) is well on its way to fundamentally changing and innovating the way we work, learn, play and socialize.  REM5 his focused on revolutionizing; K-12 education and cultural competence as well as emotional intelligence education and training.

Do Rad Things - Skateboard Art

Sharpie endorsed artist Mark Rivard brings an engaging program designed to grab the attention of students and harness creativity in a fast paced world of opportunity. Using skateboards as a cultural tool and canvas, each kid will use a skateboard as their canvas and keep when they’re done.  Mark Rivard’s unique path into his own career success’ highlight the advantages of dreaming big.

Crayon Kelly - Interactive Mural

Join Kelly Anderson (Crayon Kelly) to create a fun interactive mural during Shout Out Loud. A reminder about the importance of mental health and the stigma that follows it.

Win At Life Training - Boxing

The guys at Win At Life will be in the house!  Learn real boxing skills, self discipline, and build self esteem.  “Every champion was once a contender who refused to give up.”

Northstar Therapy Animals - Real Live Animals!

A therapy animal is a specially trained animal that partners with its human handler to volunteer at a variety of facilities and events, bringing joy, comfort, and companionship to those they meet.

Brighter Days Grief Center - Wall Of Remembrance

Family-focused grief center dedicated to grieving Minnesota families.  Providing free grief support resources, programs and services to children, young adults and adults who are grieving the terminal diagnosis or death of a beloved family member.

Move Mindfully - Breathe-Move-Rest App

MoveMindfully is a training and consulting company that brings the science of mindfulness, movement, and social-emotional learning into simple trauma-responsive practices that are used in educational, therapeutic, corporate, and home environments. They teach simple mind-body practices for self-regulation, focus, and overall well-being. 

4D Fit - Mental Fitness 'Fun-da-mentals'

4D Fit Mental Fitness focuses on brain health, mental function, and neurodiversity to promote achievement and well-being. Talks, workshops, and training sessions are available to empower you to feel and do YOUR best, to achieve your goals—whatever your goals and abilities might be.

Rogers Behavioral Health - Chalkboard Mural

Rogers Behavioral Health is a leader in comprehensive and effective mental health and addiction treatment for children, teens and adults.

Land O' Lakes - Activity TBD

In 1921, 320 dairy farmers met in St. Paul, Minnesota, to form the Minnesota Cooperative Creameries Association. Their idea was simple: Join together to effectively market and distribute members’ dairy production across the country. Today, our four businesses (spanning the whole agricultural system!) give us a farmer-to-fork view of agriculture.

Operation 23 to Zero - Activity TBD

An effort to curb the massive rates of veteran and military suicide through awareness and providing a network of fellow military members to connect with for help and support.

Relate counseling center - Painted Gratitude Rocks

Relate is a nonprofit mental health center that has been making a difference in our community for more than 50 years!  Caring professionals, committed to helping change lives and build community.

Snapology - Robotics/Coding

Robotics Coding and STEM activities help to build confidence in your kids.  Let those little scientists & engineers explore their creative side.

Opus Music Academy - Make Music

Will be bringing instruments for all to try.  Music is therapy in itself and it’s their mission to make music lessons available and accessible to everyone regardless of age, ability, gender, race, status, and income.

Peace Face Painters - Face Painting

Our FAVORITE face painters are back!  Ellie, Andrea, Molly & Amy are THE BEST!  “A fine work of art – music, dance, painting, story – has the power to silence the chatter in the mind and lift us to another place.”  – Robert McKee.

Turning Leaf Therapy - Bilateral Stimulation game

Therapists at Turning Leaf are dedicated to helping clients gain insight, rebuild and strengthen relationships, heal from past trauma, and to be successful in meeting their personal goals.

Peace Out Pain - create your own fidget tool!

Peace Out Pain will teach on-the-go-relaxation skills and will offer hands-on experiments demonstrating the power of our thoughts…. and create your own fidget tools!

Advanced Brain & Body Clinic - Temporary Tattoos

Advanced Brain + Body Clinic is an interventional psychiatric clinic with expertise in treating patients with Treatment Resistant Depression who are not improving with traditional antidepressant medications.

Yoga with Calley Bliss

Learn how yoga philosophy can serve us in our lives.  Practice yoga with Calley Bliss a Minneapolis-based yogi and voice over artist with a knack for implementing the philosophy of yoga and its sister practices to our personal and working lives. 

J& J Foundation - Jewelry Making

Built on the power of compassion, the J&J Foundation offers transitional assistance to the most vulnerable members of our community, transforming lives and erasing the stigma around poverty, incarceration, and mental illness.

Hope Speaks - I love the skin I’m in

The HOPE Speaks Project is a Twin Cities based non-profit organization working to normalize conversations about race and racism through family centered classes that develop racial literacy in order to build an antiracist community that will interrupt policies and practices that perpetuate systemic racism.

Lee Carlson Center - Scavenger Hunt

Lee Carlson Center for Mental Health & Wellbeing provides exceptional and affordable mental health services for families, children, youth, and adults in our community.

Headway Emotional Health - Lollipop Pull

A 50-year old therapy nonprofit serving the mental and emotional health needs of the greater Twin Cities metro area. They believe everyone has the ability to build and maintain themselves from the inside and live their life with purpose.

CW Home Team - Bookmark making

Christopher Wasilensky is an agent who’s an expert in this local area.  Christopher and his team, bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise about buying and selling real estate in Minnesota. It’s not the same everywhere, so you need someone you can trust for up-to-date information.  Keller Williams Realty Integrity Lakes Office

Carnival Game Booth Sponsors

By Word Of Mouth - Plinko Game

A small speech-language pathology clinic that brings services to your facility.  Orientation trainings, speech-language evaluations and therapy, conduct IEP/evaluation meetings, and help teachers adapt curriculum for their students.

Fast Tracker - Bean Bag Toss

Fast Tracker is a virtual community and health care connection resource. They connect individuals, families, mental health and substance use disorder providers, physicians, care coordinators, and others with a real-time, searchable directory of mental health and substance use disorder resources and their availability within Minnesota.

Honest Exteriors - Putt to win!

Honest Exteriors, the exterior contractor you can trust.  From service calls to complete renovations, they are an exterior renovation and residential roofing company that does it all.

Metropolitan Pediatrics - Duck Pond

Metro Pediatrics is an independent pediatrician practice with a 51-year history of providing quality care to our community.

Open Hands with Hope House - Washer Toss

Metro Pediatrics is an independent pediatrician practice with a 51-year history of providing quality care to our community.

Northstar Gay Rodeo - Roping

Assists local communities and charities through support, education, and fundraisers while providing a friendly environment for all persons to participate in and learn about western lifestyles and skills.

Shout Out Loud Raffle

Bring cash!  – $2, $5, $10 Raffles.  Tons of awesome prizes! 18+ to play

School Of Rock - Football Toss

School of Rock knows how to make incredible musicians. Whether an absolute beginner or a budding rockstar, School of Rock students will achieve the next level of musical proficiency.

Knutson Construction - Bottle Toss

Knutson Construction, build something incredible, together.  A dynamic group of construction professionals fulfilling client dreams as well as some of our own.

Know The truth - Donut On a String

Know the Truth™ is a free, secular, educational resource offered to Minnesota schools. KTT’s core program offers a substance use prevention curriculum delivered as part of the schools’ health class curriculum to middle school and high school youth, aged 12-19 years.

Psychology Consultation Specialists - Ring Toss

Their licensed mental health professionals provide assessment and psychotherapy services. Proven strategies are used in collaboration with physicians, schools, and others as needed. We are located in the western suburbs of Minneapolis, MN.

Aaron's Smash Wall

$25 & $50 Punches to win AMAZING prizes!  Concert Tickets, Brewery Tours, Restaurant & Retail Gift Cards and much more!

Structure tech Home Inspections- Giant Yard Pong

Structure Tech has decades of home inspection experience, uses state-of-the-art technology and has some of the highest credentials in the industry.  They provide high-quality, accurate reports and thorough inspections.  Their services will help you navigate the home-buying process, to confidently make informed decisions.

Pilgrim Dry Cleaners - Golf Chipping Challenge

Pilgrim Dry Cleaners, your convenient family owned, neighborhood dry cleaner, with over 82 years serving the Twin Cities.  27 Twin Cities Locations, Pick-Up & Delivery & Expert Tailoring & Alterations.

Boyum Barenscheer - Bowling

A top 20 Minneapolis accounting firm that has plenty to offer – from tax and audit services to business advisory and outsourced accounting services.

Food Trucks & beverages

G.I. Joe's

Delta, Tango, Zulu, Foxtrot. G.I. Joe’s will be flipping burgers and rolling hot dogs!

Sugar Mama's

Yes! Sugar rush! Endless fresh spun cotton candy.

Park Tavern

Beer, Wine & Spirits.  Every hour is happy hour at the pt!

Beat Eats

A beat in every bite! Great tasting cultural foods using only the freshest ingredients.

Floyd Donuts

Hot, Fresh and Delicious!  Mini Donuts, Shaved Ice & Lemonade oh my!

Vesuvio's Pizza

Vesuvio’s Mobile Wood-Fired Pizza, serving up true Italian wood-fired pizza.

Raffle Prizes are INCREDIBLE!

Bring cash – 18yrs old to play!

2-Carrie Underwood Tickets-Target Center 10/25/22

2 Tix-Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live -Target Center 11/19/22

First Ave 2 Tickets + Table reservation, shirt, hat, mug
Irv Smith – Vikings Football

Yardhouse Gift Cards
Rick Bronsons House of Comedy MOA for a group of up to 8 to attend
Emagine Theatre – Willow Creek 2 movie passes and 2 of each of popcorn & drinks
RF Moeller Jewelers Gift Certificate
Honey & Rye Gift Card
Opitz Outlet Gift Card
Mandarin Yang Gift Card
Fresh Thyme Gift Card
Back Channel Brewery Gift Card
Scoreboard Gift Card
Breadsmith Free Loaf
Dan’s Car wash $20 Wash card
Dunn Bros Gift Card
Schlotzkys Gift Cert
Rojo Gift Card
Doolittles Gift Cert
Blue Plate (Edina Grill) Gift Cert
Maynards Gift Card
Lakewinds Gift Basket
Agra Culture Gift Card
Mark Joseph – Autographed Merch
Gianni’s Steak Wayzata Gift Card
Red Cow/Red Rabbit Gift Cards
Club Pilates Gift Card-1 free class
Unmapped Brewing Growlers
Borough/Parlour Gift Cards
Cinema Grill Gift Cards x 5 passes x2
Blooma Yoga Classes
Agra Culture Gift Card
Nolo’s Gift Cards
Tactical Urban Combat Laser Tag Gift Certs
Stages Theatre Gift Cert
Candyland – St. Paul Chicago Mix®, attached a 20.00 Gift Card
Tuttles Bowling Gift Cert. 6 People – Bowling, Shoes, Soda, 2 Large Pizzas
Continental Diamond Gift Cert
West End Showplace Icon Theatre movie passes
MN Nice Cream Gift Cards
Medina Ballroom Gift Card
Lake & Irving Restaurant Gift Cards
Sherry Fredkove Makeup Artist Gift Cert
Labyrinth Puzzle Rooms & More Gift Cert
The Pourhouse Gift Cert
The Exchange Gift Cert
Pub 42 Gift Cards
McCoys Public House Gift Cards
Hazlewood/Tavern4&5 Gift Cards
Dojo Karate Gift Cert – 1 month free lessons and uniform
Dojo Karate Gift Cert – Birthday party up to 12 people
Modist Brewery Gift Cards
Modist Brewery Gift Cert. free brewery tour for up to 11 people + beer
Juut Salon Gift Basket
MIA-Minneapolis Institute of Art Tickets
Wuollet’s Bakery Gift Card
Nova Restaurant Gift Cards
MN Wind Chill Team autographed Frisbee
Amy’s Cupcake Shop Gift Cert-6 Inch Cake
JJ’s Clubhouse Gift Cards
Sota Clothing Merch
Total Wine & Co. Private Wine Class for 20
Top Golf $50 gift cert plus two free lifetime membership certificates
Wally’s Roast beef Gift Certificates

Wayzata Bay Charters. 4 tickets public cruise
Crisp & Green Gift Card
Texa Tonka Lanes Gift Card
Punch Pizza Gift Card
Yoga Fit Gift Cert – 1 mo. unlimited classes
Yoga Fit Gift Cert – Private Class for 20 people
Down In The Valley Gift Cards
Schuler Shoes Gift Cards
Water Werks Car Wash ‘Werks’ Washes

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