Scandia winter event set Feb. 4

The Scandia Park and Recreation Committee will once again sponsor “Vinterfest,” a community sliding and skating party on Saturday, Feb. 4 from 1-4:00 p.m. at the Scandia Community Center, 14727 209th St. N.

Free activities include skating, sledding, and a bonfire with marshmallow roasting. Visitors can enjoy the best ice for miles around. Both hockey and pleasure rinks will be available and the warming house will be open. The hill at Elim Lutheran Church will be used for sliding. There will be a bake sale and vendor items for purchase. A chili cook-off and snow sculpting contest are also planned with prizes to be awarded.

All activities are weather permitting. For more information, visit, or call Sally Swanson at 651-433-3010 or Laurie Monson, parks and recreation coordinator at 651 271-8999.