Center News & Events

The River  newsletter is sponsored by the city of Farmington Parks and Recreation Department. This bi-monthly publication highlights trips and programs and is mailed to Rambling River Center members. Review The River  for a complete list of activities.

Fundraising Programs and Events

Fundraising Programs

Annual Steak Fry Fundraiser
Saturday, January 19, 2019
5:00–8:00 p.m.
Farmington VFW – Post 7662
421 Third Street, Farmington

This event is sponsored by Farmington VFW – Post 7662. Proceeds benefit the Rambling River Center. Tickets will are available at the Rambling River Center or purchase at the door. Tickets are $11 each.
If you are interested in volunteering or you have questions contact the center at 651-280-6970.

Happy Harry's Fundraiser
22210 Chippendale Avenue, Farmington
Mention the Rambling River Center when you purchase furniture at Happy Harry's and 10 percent of what you spend will benefit the center.

Bring us Your Old Cell Phones
The center is collecting discarded cell phones to raise money to benefit the center. By donating your old phone you'll help the center and keep your phone out of a landfill. The center does not accept phone adapters, battery packs, or chargers.

Farmington Journey Program

Farmington Journey is an initiative led by Farmington Parks and Recreation’s Rambling River Center and Farmington Community Education. This exciting new program is for adults who are age 50 and better. We aim to inspire baby boomers and older adults to enhance and ignite their life experiences, health, and happiness. 

Farmington Journey Sponsors

Rambling River Center Arts and Crafts Fair 2019

Rambling River Center Arts & Crafts Fair

New Location – Schmitz-Maki Arena
114 W. Spruce St.
Saturday, April 13, 2019
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Vendor information:
10’ wide X 6’ deep space fee (no table)
$25 – RRC members | $35 – Non-RRC members
Space with an 8’ table fee
$35 – RRC members | $45 – Non-RRC members
No refunds after March 29, 2018

For more details including set up time, conditions for participation, and a vendor application please click on the Rambling River Center Arts and Crafts Fair Vendor Application.

Don't forget to include your MN Revenue for ST19 Operator Certificate of Compliance.


Coffee Cafe is Open!

Free and open to everyone! We will enjoy treats, conversation and of course coffee, tea, or hot chocolate. A great way to meet new people!

November 2018 - March 29, 2019
8:30–10:30 a.m.
Rambling River Center, Empire Room

Closed on city holidays

Thanks to BlueNose Coffee in Farmington for donating the coffee.