Junior Skate, for children 12 and under, will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Board to Death Sports, Madrone Family Indoor Skatepark, 8 Fourth St. S.W. in Rochester. Team skaters will be on site to provide assistance. Admission: $5, free with membership.

Mantorville Marigold Days runs Saturday and Sunday with car show Sunday morning, grand parade 1:30 p.m. Sunday, antiques and flea market, quilt and flower show, fiddlers jamboree, food booths and music in the park. Information: (507) 635-5519.

Children's Zoo Hour at Oxbow Park begins at 1 p.m. For all ages.

Film "Cricket in Times Square" will be shown at 10:30 a.m. in the Rochester Public Library Auditorium.

Monday, Sept. 8


Storytime Adventures! is offered each Monday and Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Barnes &; Noble Apache Mall. Also Reading With Roxie is offered at 7 p.m. each Monday and Wednesday.

Tuesday, Sept. 9

Craft Time with Carol will focus on gifts for grandparents from 11 a.m. to noon at the Children's Museum of La Crosse. Crafts are free with admission, $4 per person. The museum is located at 207 Fifth Ave. S. in La Crosse and is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Information: or (608) 784-2652.

Wednesday, Sept. 10

At Austin Public Library -- Toddler Time, for children younger than 3, begins at 9:30 a.m. Preschool Story Time, for children ages 3 to 6, is at 10 a.m. and again at 4:30 p.m.

Story Time is offered each Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at Pied Piper bookstore in Miracle Mile, Rochester.

Friday, Sept. 12

Story Time for young children begins at 10 a.m. at the downtown Barnes &; Noble bookstore. Information: 288-3848.


Family Time is a weekly calendar of family-oriented events. For a listing, send information to Family Time, Lifestyle section, Post-Bulletin, 18 First Ave. S.E., Rochester, MN 55904 or fax to 285-7772 or e-mail it to

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