Warmth, light and cheer during winter solstice Dec. 21

Celebrate the longest night of the year with warmth, light and cheer from 7-9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, at the Kroening Interpretive Center, 5114 North Mississippi Drive in North Mississippi Regional Park, Minneapolis. Holiday traditions from different cultures will be on display and participants can create a Yule log or prayer stick. Hiking and snowshoe activities are available as well as music, song and refreshments by the bonfire.

The cost is $5 for the program open to all ages. Call 763-559-6700 to make a reservation with activity No. 116901-22.

Info: threeriversparks.org.