Themed Thursdays on Historic 3rd St.

When: 12 pm - 8 pm on Select Thursdays 
Where: Historic 3rd St.

Thursdays on First & 3rd will be showcasing six exciting themes throughout the summer on Historic 3rd Street. Expect to see fun and engaging activities for the whole family between 12-8 p.m. on select Thursdays. Below you will find the dates and descriptions of each theme (photo, Great Outdoors day during Themed Thursdays 2015).

2017 Dates & Themes

June 8: Senior Day

Participating Groups

The Waters on Mayowood
12:15-12:45pm Rise & Thrive 
1-1:30pm Drumming
1:45-2:15pm Gentle Chair Yoga
2:30-3pm Gentle Chair Yoga
3:15-3:45pm Drumming
4-4:30pm Dancing to the Oldies
4:45-5pm Line Dancing
5-5:30pm Rise & Thrive
5:45-6:15pm Drumming 

Fitness Tracker Mini-Course

Southeastern MN Area Agency on Aging
Prize Wheel 

Live 125
12:15pm-1pm: Ballet/ Barre class demo
1:15pm-2pm: Yoga demo
2-5pm: various interactive art demos (TBD) 
5-8pm: Family ballet demo 

RCTC Senior Program 
MN Trivia and Guessing Game

Charter House 

Right at Home Solutions (RAHS) of Family Service Rochester 

July 6: Veterans Day

Participating Groups

  • Rochester VFW
  • American Legion
  • Vietnam Veterans of American Chapter
  • Olmsted County Voiture
  • Eagles Healing Nest
  • Olmsted County Veterans Services 
  • Minnesota Veterans Services 
  • Workforce Development, Inc. Board Salute Southern MN Veterans Group 
  • Honkers Baseball Team
July 13: Pay It Forward

The Pay It Forward theme features six non-profits who will have an engaging activity for attendees to learn about their mission. There will also be an opportunity for attendees to “give back” to each organization by providing donations to play a Soak ‘N’ Wet water game onsite.

Bear Creek Services
Soak 'N' Wet Game Times: 2:45 pm – 3:15 pm & 5:30 pm– 6:00 pm

Bolder Options
Soak 'N' Wet Game Times: 12:00 – 12:30 PM & 4:00 – 4:30 PM

Girls on the Run
Soak 'N' Wet Game Times: 12:35 – 1:05 PM & 3:20 – 3:50 PM

Growing Home
Soak 'N' Wet Game Times: 1:35 – 2:05 PM & 6:40 – 7:10 PM

Hiawatha Homes Foundation
Soak 'N' Wet Game Times: 2:10 – 2:40 PM & 6:05 – 6:35 PM

Youthbuild - WorkForce Center of Rochester
Soak 'N' Wet Game Times: 1:00 – 1:30 PM & 7:15 – 7:45 PM

July 27: Youth Day

Participating Groups

  • Minnesota Children's Museum Rochester
  • MN Mom's Blog
  • Oxbow Park
  • Rochester Honkers Baseball Club 
  • Rochester Public Library
  • Scheels
  • YouthBuild - WorkForce Center of Rochester
August 10: Pop-Up Park
  • City of Rochester - Portable Park
  • Quarry Hill Nature Center
  • LGR Project
  • Olmsted County Parks
  • YouthBuild - WorkForce Center of Rochester
August 24: Diversity Day - In partnership with the Diversity Council 
  • Diversity Council
  • Chabad Synagogue 
  • Hindi School
  • Hawthorne 
  • Rochester Chinese School
  • Rochester Vidhyalaya
  • Society for C/H/NA
  • InSciED Out 
  • Fed Med Center/Ethiopian Group 

Other Links

Evening Band Lineup
Lunchtime Entertainment
Market Map
Vendor Resources


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Rochester, MN 55904



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