"Under the Sea" Theme of Children's Carnival at the U of M Crookston on Friday, March 28, 2014; Fun begins at 4:30 p.m. in Bede Ballroom

Area children are invited to a fun-filled late afternoon children's carnival with the theme "Under the Sea" on Friday, March 28, 2014,from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Bede Ballroom, Sargeant Student Center, at the University of Minnesota Crookston.

 The event, which is free and open to the public, will feature more than a dozen activities and prizes for children (suggested age range of 2 to 12 years old).  

The carnival is sponsored by Student Programming and Activities for Campus Entertainment (S.P.A.C.E).

Today the University of Minnesota, Crookston delivers 29 bachelor's degree programs, 20 minors, and 36 concentrations on campus--as well as 13 degrees online--in the areas of agriculture and natural resources; business; liberal arts and education; and math, science and technology.  With an enrollment of 1,800 undergraduates from more than 20 countries and 40 states, the Crookston campus offers a supportive, close-knit atmosphere that leads to a prestigious University of Minnesota degree.  "Small Campus. Big Degree."  To learn more, visit www.umcrookston.edu.

Contact: Lisa Samuelson, director of Student Activities, 218-281-8507 (samue026@umn.edu); Elizabeth Tollefson, assistant director, communications, 218-281-8432 (ltollefs@umn.edu)