Navy Week 2017

The US Navy is spending the week in the Twin Cities! Rear Admiral Frederick J. “Fritz” Roegge stopped by to tell us all about it!

The rest of the Navy Week events are listed below – for a link, click here.

Tuesday, July 18 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Navy Leap Frogs Jump into Opening Ceremonies at Schwan’s USA Cup: Navy Leap Frogs Precision Parachute team will jump out of an airplane and into the opening ceremonies of the Schwan’s USA Cup. 1700 105th Ave NE Blaine, MN 55449 Wednesday, July 19 11:00 a.m. – Noon Explosive Ordinance Disposal Divers Dive at Mall of America Aquarium: The divers will swim with and feed the sturgeons. Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium 120 E Broadway Bloomington, MN 55425 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Explosive Ordinance Disposal Divers Dive at Mall of America Aquarium: The divers will swim with and feed the sturgeons. Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium 120 E Broadway Bloomington, MN 55425 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Free Concert with Navy Band Great Lakes Jazz Combo: Raspberry Island 2 Wabasha St. St. Paul, MN 55107 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Navy Band Great Lakes Brass Quintet at Minneapolis Veterans Hospital: The band will perform for patients at the Minneapolis Veterans Hospital. 1 Veterans Drive Minneapolis, MN 55417 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Explosive Ordinance Disposal Divers Bring Robot and Diving Gear to Boys and Girls Club: Divers will provide hands-on presentation of an underwater robot and diving gear for children at Mt. Airy Boys and Girls Club. 690 Jackson St. S.t Paul, MN 55130 8:30 p.m. Navy Band Great Lakes Marching in Aquatennial Torchlight Parade: Downtown Minneapolis Thursday, July 20 10:30 a.m. – Noon Explosive Ordinance Disposal Divers Dive at Mall of America Aquarium: The divers will swim with and feed the sturgeons. Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium 120 E Broadway Bloomington, MN 55425 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Explosive Ordinance Disposal Divers Dive with Ramsey County Sheriff’s Department: The sheriff’s department will sink a car and a boat at White Bear Lake, and both dive teams will work in tandem to bring up the vehicle and boat. 5050 Lake Ave White Bear Lake, MN 55110 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Local Navy Sailors Dine with Families at Ronald McDonald House: Navy sailors from the local Navy Operational Support Center and local Naval Recruiting District will have dinner with families at the Ronald McDonald House. The Navy Band Great Lakes Trio will play for the families and Navy History and Heritage representatives will be on hand to answer questions about the U.S. Navy 818 Fulton St. Minneapolis, MN 55414 Friday, July 21 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Explosive Ordinance Disposal Divers Dive at Minnesota Zoo: Explosive Ordinance Disposal Divers will head to the Minnesota Zoo to dive with the mammals and play Tic-Tac-Toe from inside the tank with zoo visitors. 13000 Zoo Blvd. Apple Valley, MN 55124 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Explosive Ordinance Disposal Divers Dive at Minnesota Zoo: Explosive Ordinance Disposal Divers will head to the Minnesota Zoo to dive with the mammals and play Tic-Tac-Toe from inside the tank with zoo visitors. 13000 Zoo Blvd. Apple Valley, MN 55124 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Local Navy Sailors and Support Staff Volunteer at Habitat for Humanity Re-Store: Local Navy sailors and operational support staff will be volunteering their time at the Habitat for Humanity Re-Store. 2700 Minnehaha Ave Minneapolis, MN 55406 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Navy Band Great Lakes to Play National Anthem at St. Paul Saints game: CHS Field 360 N Broadway St St. Paul, MN 55101 Saturday, July 22 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Explosive Ordinance Disposal Divers Dive at Minnesota Zoo: Explosive Ordinance Disposal Divers will head to the Minnesota Zoo to dive with the mammals and play Tic-Tac-Toe from inside the tank with zoo visitors. 13000 Zoo Blvd. Apple Valley, MN 55124 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Explosive Ordinance Disposal Divers Dive at Minnesota Zoo: Explosive Ordinance Disposal Divers will head to the Minnesota Zoo to dive with the mammals and play Tic-Tac-Toe from inside the tank with zoo visitors. 13000 Zoo Blvd. Apple Valley, MN 55124 Sunday, July 23 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Armed Forces Day at Target Field: Come join the Navy, your friends, and veterans at Target Field for Armed Forces Day when the Minnesota Twins face the Detroit Tigers. Target Field 1 Twins Way Minneapolis, MN 55403

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