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

Rambling River Center Garage Sale 

Rambling River Center, 325 Oak Street
Thursday, September 21, 8:30 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Friday, September 22, 7:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

“One man’s junk is another man’s treasure!” we all know it’s true. Stop by and check out the sale. Proceeds will benefit the Rambling River Center.

Invite your children, grandchildren, friends, and neighbors to donate. Please bring clean, gently used items to the Rambling River Center garage located at 325 Oak Street.

The center will NOT accept the following items: computers, monitors, tires, paint, electronics, VHS tapes, child car seats, cribs, mattresses, Christmas items. Small furniture in good condition will be accepted.

Drop-off dates:
Monday, September 18, 10:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, September 19, 7:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, September 20, 7:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Come back to shop. It’s always fun to see what treasures you may discover!
Sale dates:
Thursday, September 21, from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Friday, September 22 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Fundraising Programs

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 for adults 50 and older is being launched in the upcoming year. We aim to inspire baby boomers and older adults to enhance and ignite their life experiences, health, and happiness. Learn more about the program at the community dinner! RSVP by calling 651-280-6970.

Free Program Kick Off Community Dinner
Thursday, October 12
6:00 p.m.
Rambling River Center, Banquet Room

Rambling River Center Arts and Crafts Fair 2018

Rambling River Center Arts & Crafts Fair

New Location – Schmitz-Maki Arena
114 W. Spruce St.
Saturday, April 14, 2018
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

10’ wide X 6’ deep Space Fees
$25 – RRC Members | $35 – Non-RRC Members
Spcae with an 8’ Table Fee
$35 – RRC Members | $45 – Non-RRC Members

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.