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Robbinsdale 125 - Quasquicentennial

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April 19, 2018 is Robbinsdale's 125th Anniversary of Incorporation. To celebrate, a list of events to help celebrate this anniversary during the month of April has been created.

CCX News Story on Cootie

CCX Story on Upcoming Events

Button Sales

Buttons are for sale to help celebrate the event. Button sales go towards funding these events. Buttons can be bought at the following locations:

Robbinsdale City Hall - 4100 Lakeview Avenue North, Robbinsdale, MN 55422.Buttons

Wicked Wort Brewing Company - 4165 West Broadway Avenue, Robbinsdale, MN 55422.

Citizens Independent Bank - 3700 West Broadway Avenue, Robbinsdale, MN 55422.

Welna's Ace Hardware - 4140 West Broadway Avenue, Robbinsdale, MN 55422.

Salon HALO - 4101 West Broadway Avenue Suite B, Robbinsdale, MN 55422. 

Quasquicentennial Events

Upcoming Events:

  • "Build your own Cootie" Contest! Have you ever wanted to build your own cootie? Now is your chance! As part of the Quasquicentennial, residents can do their best to replicate the former Robbinsdale-made game at home and bring their work to the Park. These "cooties" will be showcased at the Band Concert on Saturday, April 28th for the chance to win a prize. We ask that cooties be no more than 2 feet x 2 feet x 2 feet and all cooties must be brought home after the event. The contest will be broken into two age categories: 14 and under and 15 and over. Any materials can be used to build the cooties as long as they are non-hazardous materials. Creativity is encouraged in building your cootie.
  • Rockin' Robins Dance sponsored by the Robbinsdale Whiz Bang Days Ambassadors on April 21st. Located at Elim Lutheran Church from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Tickets will be available at the door for $5 per person, $15 per family. Tickets proceeds go towards the Robbinsdale Whiz Bang Ambassadors Program.
  • Best Beard Contest and Fiddler Jamboree will be held at Wicked Wort on Monday, April 23rd at 7:00 p.m. The Best Beard Contest is being sponsored by Salon HALO and the Fiddler Jamboree is being sponsored by Citizens Independent Bank. There are 5 categories for the Best Beard Contest and contest entrants will pay an entry fee of $10 with chance to win prizes. The event is adult only. To enter the contest, contact John Tingley at 763-531-1253 or Amanda Kist at halorobbinsdale@yahoo.com
  • A Quasquicentennial Arbor Day tree planting will take place on Saturday April 28th at 10:00 a.m. The event will be sponsored by the Robbinsdale Recreation Department. On April 28th, from Noon to 3p.m., the Robbinsdale City Band will be hosting a concert at the Lakeview Terrace Pavilion in Lakeview Terrace Park sponsored by GoHealth Chiropractic. The Lions Club will be selling hot dogs and brats.

Robbinsdale 125 Facebook Page

Questions about the celebration can be directed to John Tingley at Robbinsdale City Hall at 763-531-1253 or jtingley@ci.robbinsdale.mn.us.

Sponsors

Thanks to our wonderful sponsors:

Salon HALO

Citizens Independent Bank

Inthepast1.com

GoHealth Chiropractic

Travail Kitchen and Amusements