The Current to Host Rock the Cradle Pop-Up at Minnesota Children’s Museum

by | Mar 9, 2016 | Press Release |

St. Paul, Minn., March 9, 2016—The Current will expand its annual Rock the Cradle in May with a new partnership with Minnesota Children’s Museum. This new pop-up version of the beloved annual event, presented with Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, will feature all the family friendly and fun activities that Minnesota Children’s Museum offers daily with additional Rock the Cradle programming of live music performances, dancing in the disco with The Current DJ’s and other interactive experiences. Rock the Cradle Pop-Up Events are perfect for kids 2-8 years old. Find more info at and stay tuned for additional Rock the Cradle Pop-Up Events later this year.

What: Rock the Cradle Pop Up Event

When: Saturday, May 21, 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Tickets: $5 admission

Where: Minnesota Children’s Museum, 10 West Seventh Street, St. Paul

Parking: Parking is available in the World Trade Center parking ramp located on the northeast corner of 7th and Wabasha streets, kitty corner to the Museum, and connected to the Museum by skyway. Enter the left lane of the ramp from Wabasha Street and park for only $5 for your first 3 hours! The World Trade Center parking ramp is an automated facility. You will need to bring your parking ticket into the Museum to receive the Museum’s parking discount. The World Trade Center parking ramp accepts cash and credit cards as acceptable forms of payment; checks are no longer allowed. Map of the skyway (PDF).

About Minnesota Children’s Museum

Minnesota Children’s Museum is dedicated to sparking children’s learning through play. Our vision: “Kids play more. Adults do, too.  We thrive as a happier, healthier and more innovative community through the radiant power of play.” The Museum, which first opened in 1981 and moved to downtown St. Paul in 1995, serves more than 460,000 visitors each year at its locations in St. Paul and Rochester, and reaches thousands more across the state through Smart Play Spots, Storyland exhibits and other programs. As the nation’s leading developer of traveling children’s museum exhibits, the Museum is a trailblazer in creating immersive learning environments, reaching more than 10 million children and adults in the United States, Canada and Mexico through the nation’s largest collection of children’s traveling exhibits. The Museum is consistently rated as one of the top children’s museums in the country by national media outlets such as Forbes and Parents and was named as a finalist for an Institute of Museum and Library Services Medal of Service, the nation’s highest honor conferred on museums and libraries. Follow Minnesota Children’s Museum on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

About The Current

The Current brings listeners the best authentic new music alongside the music that inspired it, from local to legendary, indie to influential, new to nostalgic. The Current began broadcasting in 2005 as a non-commercial, member-supported radio station. From the start, The Current has received numerous accolades, including FMQB Triple A Conference NonComm Station of the Year and Jim McGuinn Program Director of the Year for several consecutive years. In 2015, City Pages readers named it “Best Radio Station” in its annual “Best of the Twin Cities” awards.  Also in 2015, David Safar was named FMQB Triple A Conference NonComm Music Director of the Year and The Current’s online music coverage earned two Page One Awards from the Society of Professional Journalists.  The Current and its hosts have also been honored by the Minnesota Daily, Women’s Press Awards and Vita.MN. Its stellar broadcasts of in-studio performances have been featured online at Pitchfork Media and Prefix Magazine.


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