Events & Activities



Friends of the Mississippi River is proud to host over 100 high-quality outings and events annually. To receive FMR event calendars in your inbox twice monthly, sign up for Mississippi Messages. We look forward to being in touch!

Title Event Date Location
'State of the River' along the Minneapolis River Gorge Tue, Mar 28 - 7:00 PM
McKnight Foundation Minneapolis
Elizabeth Kolbert — 'The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History' Thu, Apr 13 - 7:30 PM
Northrup Hall, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Haul buckthorn at the Vermillion Aquatic Managment Area Sat, Apr 15 - 9:30 AM
Vermillion River AMA Farmington
Stencil storm drains with FMR, mid-April through early October Sat, Apr 15 - 12:00 PM
St. Paul Streets St. Paul
Minnesota Water Action Day Wed, Apr 19 - 8:00 AM
Minnesota State Capitol St. Paul
Hastings Area Earth Day Birding Festival Sat, Apr 22 - 8:00 AM
Carpenter Nature Center Hastings
Clean up the River Gorge on Earth Day Sat, Apr 22 - 9:30 AM
Mississippi River Gorge Minneapolis
Plant native shrubs along the Vermillion River Sat, Apr 29 - 9:30 AM
Vermillion River Wilmar Property Vermillion Township
Pledge to pull garlic mustard at Crosby Farm Park Tue, May 2 - 6:00 PM
Crosby Farm Park St. Paul
Remove garlic mustard at Pine Bend Bluffs SNA Thu, May 4 - 6:00 PM
Pine Bend Bluffs SNA Inver Grove Heights
Tend the demonstration prairie at Ole Olson Park Tue, May 30 - 6:00 PM
Ole Olson Park Minneapolis