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FLake Fest update- The 2017 FLake Fest Medallion has been found!! 

FLake Festival 2017



Flake festival 2017 runs from February 20 to February 26 and features a variety of events including the annual medallion hunt, open skating at Tower Park, and much much more.

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2017 Medallion Hunt - The 2017 FLake Fest Medallion has been found!


Medallion Hunt Overview



Interested in looking for the Medallion hidden in one of the parks in the City of Forest Lake?  Register here for your chance to win!  (Registration is closed for the 2017 Medallion Hunt).

Rules



The Medallion will be hidden in a City Park in Forest Lake, but it will NOT be hidden at Lakeside Memorial Park, Fenway Park, or Castlewood Golf Course.  

Individuals under the age of 18 must have the permission of a parent or legal guardian to participate in the Medallion Hunt.  The parent or guardian who claims the prize on behalf of a child must be registered.

All participants agree that the City of Forest Lake will have no liability whatsoever, and will be held harmless by participants for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of the prizes or participation in this contest.

Except where legally prohibited, by accepting the prize, winner grants permission to the City of Forest Lake, and those acting under its authority to use his or her name, photograph, voice and/or likeness for advertising and/or publicity without compensation.


Clue Postings



Forest Lake Medallion Hunt clues will be posted daily on the City of Forest Lake’s Facebook Page  AND the Forest Lake Times beginning on Monday, February 20th, 2017 at 3:00 PM.  A new clue will be posted daily at 3:00 PM through Sunday, February 26th, unless the Medallion is found prior to that date.  If the Medallion is not found by 11:59 PM on Sunday, February 26th, the hunt is over. 

Redemption



If you find the City of Forest Lake Medallion, return it to the Forest Lake City Center, 1408 Lake Street South, during normal business hours Monday-Friday 8-4:30 to claim the Forest Lake Prize Package.  Must be redeemed by 4:30 PM on Wednesday, March 1st, 2017.  Winner must have pre-registered and show ID.  


Full Schedule of events:



Monday February 20th

* 10:00 AM: FREE Movie Showing of 'The Secret Life of Pets'
Lakes 5 Theatre, 1480 Lake Street South
Space is limited to the first 150 people.  Concessions open for purchases!
* 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM : Open Skating -event cancelled due to weather.
Tower Park, 843 4th Street South
Warnming house open with FREE hot chocolate available while supplies last.
* 3:00 PM: Annual City Medallion Hunt Begins-
FLake Festival kick-off with the first set of clues for the annual Medallion Hunt.  

Tuesday February 21st

* 10:30 AM: "Winter Wonder" Family Storytime
Hardwood Creek Library, 19955 Forest Road North
Celebrate Winter with stories, rhymes, and songs at Hardwood Creek Library.  After we read, play, and sing together, make a snowflake mobile to take home and add a snoflake to the Library's mobile.


Wednesday, February 22
* 10:30 AM: "Winter Wonder" Family Storytime
Hardwood Creek Library, 19955 Forest Road North
Celebrate Winter with stories, rhymes, and songs at Hardwood Creek Library.  After we read, play, and sing together, make a snowflake mobile to take home and add a snowflake to the library's mobile.


Thursday, February 23

* 10:30 AM: "Winter Wonder" Family Storytime
Hardwood Creek Library, 19955 Forest Road North
Celebrate Winter with stories, rhymes, and songs at Hardwood Creek Library.  After we read, play, and sing together, make a snowflake mobile to take home and add a snowflake to the Library's mobile.
* 6:00 PM: Pajama Storytime
Hardwood Creek Library, 19955 Forest Road North
Celebrate Winter with stories, rhymes, and songs at Hardwood Creek Library.  After we read, play, and sing together, make a snowflake mobile to take home and add a snowflake to the Library's mobile.


Friday, February 24

* 5:00 AM - 10:00 PM: Forest Lake YMCA Open House
Forest Lake YMCA, 19845 Forest Road North
The Forest Lake YMCA invites you to a day of fitness and fun!  This is FREE to the community; no membership required.
* 8:00 PM: Annual American Legion Redneck Party
American Legion Post 225, 355 West Broadway Avenue
This is a FREE community event that offers DJ music with DJ Dan, Games, Prizes, Redneck Appetizers, Beverage Specials, Costume Contest and Cash Prizes.  More information at www.post225.com


Saturday, February 25th
* 12:00 - 3:00 PM: 'Getting Cold for a Cause' Rotary Plunge
Lakeside Memorial Park / Vannelli's by the Lake, 95 E. Broadway Ave.
The Rotary Club of Forest Lake partners with other local organizations to help jointly raise funds by allowing participants, or "Plungers," to jump into frosty, frigid, frozen Forest Lake.  NEW this year, DJ at Vannelli's from 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM.  More information available at: firstgiving.com/forestlakerotary/2017winterplunge
* 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM: 2nd Annual Chili Cook-Off and Brew Fest
American Legion Post 225, 355 West Broadway Avenue
4th of July Fundraiser: $10 per person, $15 per couple
Stop by and sample 15-20 differnt Chili's, 8 different home brews  from 4 different vendors.  Vote to pick your favorites & be avalable for drawings and prizes all day!   More information at www.post225.com
* 1:30 - 4:00 PM: Block Party
Hardwood Creek Library, 19955 Forest Road North
Bring your imagination to the library & engineer your dreams!  This event is for all ages, no registration required. LEGOs for children 5+, & blocks for younger engineers!  Drop in & leave at any time.


Sunday February 26

 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM: 8th Annual Yellow Ribbon Breakfast
American Legion Post 225, 355 West Broadway Avenue
Build your own omelets, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, fried potatoes.  Biscuits and gravy, fruit, french toast, juice, milk and coffee.  $9 Adults, $5 Children under 10 years.  More information at www.post225.com