Anticipation has been growing for months at the corner of Payne and Maryland. It’s finally time to open the doors and celebrate with the entire community for the grand opening of Arlington Hills Community Center!
Saint Paul Public Library and Saint Paul Parks and Recreation are throwing a party on Thursday, May 22, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. with refreshments and activities for all ages. Have fun with a climbing wall, bounce castle, face painting and enjoy performances by the Farnsworth Marching Band, Native American dancers and drummers, Cheer America, Iny Asian Dance Theater, and much more.
A welcome program at 5:15 p.m. featuring Saint Paul Mayor Chris Coleman, City Councilmember Dan Bostrom, High Schools Assistant Superintendent Theresa Battle, and Recreation Director Alex Glass will kick off the event. There will also be an appearance from Cearah Hamilton, Miss Black Minnesota US Ambassador, and Andrew Sendejo, Minnesota Vikings player.The center is the first facility in Saint Paul to feature blended parks and library services under one roof. The 41,000-square-foot center features a gym, walking track, fitness room, library with children’s area and community learning center, a teens-only lab - Createch Studio, and three community meeting rooms.
Join in the opening celebration! Find directions to the Center. For more info, visit ArlingtonHillsCC.org.