City of Coon Rapids
Farmer's market

Farmer's Market

Come to the Farmers Market, located at the Coon Rapids Ice Center, 11000 Crooked Lake Boulevard. Fresh food from the Anoka County Growers Association is for sale.

Coon Rapids Farmers Market
11000 Crooked Lake Boulevard
Wednesdays in September
3-6 pm

Special Event Day: Senior Day, Wednesday, September 21
Information will be available for senior citizens

Photo Contest

Last Call for Entries for the 2016 Summer Photo Contest

Calling all amateur photographers! Enter the Coon Rapids Arts Commission 2016 Photo Contest!
The contest period is June 1, 2016 – September 16, 2016. This year’s theme is architecture.
Amateur photographers are eligible.(some exclusions apply; read complete details online).
What photos qualify? Photos of architecture taken in Coon Rapids.
How do I enter? Click here to print out an entry form and see a complete listing of contest details.

Movie in the Park Saturday, September 17: Minions

Family fun for everyone! The Coon Rapids Community Strength Foundation and the City of Coon Rapids invite you to “Movie in the Park," featuring the movie "Minions."

Family activities begin 2 hours prior to the movie. The Activities include bouncers, balloon art and face painting. Fees apply for activities. Concessions are also available for purchase. Bring a blanket and enjoy this FREE movie!
When:  Saturday, September 17
Where: Riverview Park

             2420 105th Avenue
Time: 5:30 p.m.- Family activities begin which include bouncers, balloon art and face painting.
7:30 p.m. - Movie begins
Minions Movie

Become a Paid-on-Call Firefighter

Interested in a firefighting career? The Coon Rapids Fire Department currently seeks candidates for the 2016-2018 Paid-On-Call Firefighter Eligibility Roster. Apply online no later than 4:30 p.m. on Monday, September 26.

Learn about firefighting at an upcoming Open House Event
Wednesday, September 21
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Fire Station #1, 1460 Egret Blvd.

Coon Rapids Love My Pet Fair

Love My Pet Fair, Sunday September 25

Bring your pet to the "Love My Pet Fair" and participate in a pet parade, costume contest, demonstrations, paw art and more fun events!

Now accepting registrations for vendors at the event! Do you have information, resources, services or products that contribute to a healthy and fun pet owner experience? If so, consider being a vendor at our event. 
Click here for more information!

Pet Fair Video

Coming in October

Fire Prevention Open House Events

Come learn about fire prevention at the annual Coon Rapids Fire Department open house events Saturday, October 15. The events are part of Fire Prevention Week (October 9-15), a time when firefighters focus on fire prevention and share safety messages. Firefighters visit schools to give educational presentations and the fire department hosts open house events for the community. This year’s safety message is “Don’t Wait, Check the Date! Replace smoke alarms every 10 years.”
Open House Event Schedule:
Saturday,October 15                                                              
10 a.m. – noon

Fire station 1, 1460 Egret Blvd.
-NEW this year: kitchen fire training scenario. This unique, high-tech, interactive demonstration trailer will allow attendees of all ages to practice correct responses during fire emergencies
- Rollover simulator (see how seat belts save lives)
- Station tours

Fire station 2, 1199 121st Ave.
-Connexus Energy electrical safety demonstration (9:30 & 10:30 a.m.)
-Live kitchen fire demonstration
-Station tours

Fire station 3, 2831 113th Ave.
- NEW this year: fire truck themed inflatable bouncer for kids to jump in
- Medical helicopter
- Station tours
All stations will have cookies, coffee, juice and balloons as well.

Fire prevention open house events
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