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Posted on: March 8, 2021

Hollywood Goes Ape

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Did you know that the chimp who played Cheetah lived to be 80 years old?  Did you ever wonder if there are any real apes on the Planet of the Apes?  And what about the chimpanzee that co-hosted the today show?  Movie Man Eric Ho...

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Posted on: March 8, 2021

Chaplin and Keaton: The Silent Comedians

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Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton were the premier pioneers of screen comedy.  Appearing in dozens of silent films each, the two legends blazed a trail of hilarity that still tickles our funny bones today.  In this great class from Movie...

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Posted on: March 8, 2021

The Oscars: 90 Years of the Academy Awards

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For Hollywood’s elite, there is no suspense like the moment before that legendary envelope is opened and the presenter utters the familiar phrase, “And the Oscar goes to…”  Movie Man Eric Houston is here to guide you through all the glitz and gla...

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Minnesota Twins Coloring Contest - Ages 9 to 12

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New Rec at Home contest. The City of Blaine has partnered with the Minnesota Twins to use some TC Bear coloring sheets for a fun Rec at Home coloring contest. This contest is for ages 9 to 12. Download the coloring sheet and then either email the finished...

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Posted on: April 27, 2020

Music Together Offers Virtual Classes

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Music Together Online is designed to teach the way young children learn through play. During each online music class, the teacher will lead music activities for the whole family to sing, play, and jam along to and show how to make everyday items like dish...

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

Minnesota Twins Coloring Contest - Ages 6 to 8

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New Rec at Home contest. The City of Blaine has partnered with the Minnesota Twins to use some TC Bear coloring sheets for a fun Rec at Home coloring contest. This contest is for ages 6 to 8. Download the coloring sheet and then either email the finished ...

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

Celebrate Earth Day with Blaine Parks and Recreation

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Download and color this #RecAtHome earth day picture and post in the comments on Facebook or Instagram with hashtag #BlaineEarthDay.

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

The Three Stooges: Comedy's Heavy Hitters

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Nyuk nyuk nyuk! Get ready to learn everything you never wanted to know (and more) about America’s favorite nit-wits, The Three Stooges! Learn how Moe’s friendship with vaudeville megastar Ted Healey led to the creation of the Stooges, ...

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

The Marx Brothers: Groucho, Chico, Harpo, and Sometimes Zeppo

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Spend a night with the Marx Brothers, North Metro TV Studio Manager, and Anoka County Film Historian Eric Houston in this terrific, one hour class. You’ll find out how the boys got their famous nicknames, how Chico and Harpo learned the piano an...

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Posted on: April 14, 2020

Mary Pickford: The World's First Movie Star

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Once the most famous and successful woman in the world, Mary Pickford was the original American super star.  We’ll take an in depth look at her career, from her early silent films to her Oscar winning sound debut!  You&rsqu...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

6 Tips to Keep Safe Social Distance

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6 Tips to Keep Safe Social Distances while at Parks and on Trails During COVID-19 Pandemic

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Posted on: April 15, 2020

Minnesota Twins Coloring Contest - 5 and Under

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The City of Blaine has partnered with the Minnesota Twins to use some TC Bear coloring sheets for a fun Rec at Home coloring contest. This first contest is for ages 5 and under. Download the coloring sheet and then either email the finished masterpiece to...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

Summer Recreation Programs Registration is Now Open

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The Blaine Parks and Recreation Department is offering a full slate of summer programming in 2021. Back this summer is the popular Playnet program, Safety Camp, youth sports, and much more.

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