Welcome to the Bigs Page!

Stop by often to find the latest fun events for you and your Little, to see what tickets are available for matches, and to learn where you can get great deals on awesome activities for Bigs & Littles.
Free Trainings for Bigs through YIPA
As a BBBS Big, you have access to online and in-person trainings from Youth Intervention Programs Association (YIPA). “Helping Youth Make Healthy Choices” and “How You Can Help Youth Manage Anxiety” are two examples of the great trainings offered by YIPA. Be sure to list BBBS as your organization so you can access the trainings for free (we are a member organization).
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Overnight Campus Visit: Luther College (Littles Only) 9:00 am
Overnight Campus Visit: Luther College (Littles Only) @ Big Brothers Big Sisters Twin Cities Office
Apr 2 @ 9:00 am – Apr 3 @ 5:00 pm
If your Little is interested in learning more about the full college experience, they should sign up for the BBBS’ Over Night Campus Visit to Luther College in April. This exclusive visit is open to[...]
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BBBS Free Arts Day (All Ages) 1:00 pm
BBBS Free Arts Day (All Ages) @ Southdale Library, Helen Young Room
Apr 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Spend an afternoon with BBBS during our Free Arts April art session! This month we’re celebrating “Calm Bodies, Calm Minds” while we explore a variety of relaxing art projects such as face painting, making slime,[...]
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POSTPONED::Dining Etiquette & Effective Leadership (Ages 12-19) 6:00 pm
POSTPONED::Dining Etiquette & Effective Leadership (Ages 12-19) @ Amherst H. Wilder Foundation, Auditorium A
Apr 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER. Stay tuned for rescheduling information! Learn about dining etiquette the fun way and attend our dining etiquette and effective leadership event. During this event, you and[...]
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Culturally Smart Relationships Workshop (Bigs Only) 9:00 am
Culturally Smart Relationships Workshop (Bigs Only) @ Big Brothers Big Sisters Office
Apr 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us for the a BBBS original workshop that brings Bigs together to reflect on their match experience and work on building awareness and skills that will strengthen their mentoring relationship. During the workshop, learn[...]
Masterworks Chorale Concert (Ages 12+) 12:30 pm
Masterworks Chorale Concert (Ages 12+) @ Augsburg University- Hoversten Chapel
Apr 13 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Check out the Masterworks Chorale Concert with the BBBS staff and former Littles! You and your Little will meet other teen matches and alumni Littles (who are now in college) for lunch at Davanni’s Riverside before the[...]
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EXPLORE Medical Technology Careers at Medtronic (Ages 12-21) 6:00 pm
EXPLORE Medical Technology Careers at Medtronic (Ages 12-21) @ Medtronic
Apr 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Get hands-on with Medical technology at Medtronic! Meet inventors, scientists and more for dinner and a panel presentation. You’ll leave with newly gained skills to help you tackle real-world problems! Tuesday, April 16, 6-8 p.m. Medtronic 8200 Coral Sea St.[...]
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BBBS Match Connection Party (All Ages) 5:45 pm
BBBS Match Connection Party (All Ages) @ Big Brothers Big Sisters Office
Apr 18 @ 5:45 pm – 7:45 pm
Join other new matches for tasty food, a group activity and get-to-know-you conversation. Take some time with your Little to explore your new friendship through fun hands-on activities facilitated by BBBS staff. All matches are welcome,[...]
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Mother-Son Retreat 9:15 am
Mother-Son Retreat
Apr 20 @ 9:15 am – 4:00 pm
Enjoy a full day of one-on-one time with your Son or Little Brother during our Mother-Son Retreat. During this retreat, we’ll provide interactive activities to enhance your relationship, continue to build your foundation of communication[...]
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Women in the Trades Career Sampler (Ages 16+) 5:30 pm
Women in the Trades Career Sampler (Ages 16+) @ Saint Paul College
Apr 23 @ 5:30 pm – Apr 25 @ 9:00 pm
All Big Sisters with Little Sisters who are 16 and older are invited to join BBBS staff at Saint Paul College for a three-night Women in the Trades Sampler. This event series will feature numerous[...]
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Big Night Gala 5:30 pm
Big Night Gala @ The Depot's Great Northern Room
Apr 25 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Big Night 2019 Join us for an evening benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters! Sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact Micaela Olson-Macgregor at 651-789-2431. Thursday, Apr. 25, 5:30-9 p.m. The Depot’s Great Northern Room 225 Third Avenue[...]
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Earth Day Clean Up at Battle Creek (Ages 8-18) 8:30 am
Earth Day Clean Up at Battle Creek (Ages 8-18) @ Battle Creek Pavilion
Apr 27 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Earth Day Clean Up at Battle Creek (Ages 8-18) Celebrate Earth Day at Battle Creek with BBBS and Ramsey County Parks and Recreation. Help us clean up the park, enter our raffle drawing and enjoy[...]
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Big Social Hour 5:00 pm
Big Social Hour @ Eastlake Craft Brewing
Apr 30 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Kick-off celebrating Spring the right way! This month we’re featuring our Big Social at Eastlake Craft Brewing in Minneapolis. Stop by to swap stories, get advice and learn more about our program as you mingle over drinks. Have[...]