The Fourth Annual Sons of Norway Barnelopet (a fun children's Nordic ski event) will be held Sunday, January 23, 2011, at 1:00 p.m. at Riverside Park SE in St. Cloud. This event is free and open to children ages 3-13. Every skier receives an Olympic-style keepsake medal along with a colorful numbered bib. The Barnelopet has taken on a festive atmosphere with food, music, and Norwegian pastries. A limited amount of free ski equipment is available and registration starts at 11:30. Free hot chocolate, cookies, sandwiches, and a participant's bag is given to each skier. Riverside Park is located at 1725 Kilian Blvd. SE, across the Miss. River from SCSU.
For more information, call Nick Snavely at 763-232-4921 or Claudia Bomier at 763-427-4847.
Submitted by Tolly Vollen, St. Cloud, tel. #'s 320-267-7950 or 320-252-6230