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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Community Info Session :: Make a BIG Difference 7:00 pm
Community Info Session :: Make a BIG Difference
Jun 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Join us to learn more about how you, or someone know you, can ignite potential in your community! For just a few hours a month, you can make a difference in your neighborhood. – Opportunities[...]
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Wilderness Inquiries (Ages 8-13) 5:45 pm
Wilderness Inquiries (Ages 8-13) @ Lake Phalen Regional Park
Jun 11 @ 5:45 pm – 8:00 pm
Spend a day with BBBS at Lake Phalen Regional Park! Matches will spend a day outside doing team-building activities like voyageur canoeing, fire building, and macroinvertebrate exploration. Enjoy a day outside connecting with local environment[...]
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Tour Northwestern Health Sciences University (Ages 12-21) 5:30 pm
Tour Northwestern Health Sciences University (Ages 12-21) @ Northwestern Health Sciences University (NHSU)
Jun 12 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Choosing a college can be stressful, so keep your options open and join us for a visit to Northwestern Health Sciences University (NHSU) in Bloomington. NHSU offers a variety of programs for students, including acupuncture[...]
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Teen Connections Event (Ages 12-21) 5:00 pm
Teen Connections Event (Ages 12-21) @ TBD
Jun 14 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dream of the possibilities for your Little and kick your match relationship up another notch! During this event, we’ll explore the relationship with your Little, work on different communication channels that better cater for your[...]
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BBBS Match Connection Party (All Ages) 11:00 am
BBBS Match Connection Party (All Ages) @ Big Brothers Big Sisters Twin Cities Office
Jun 15 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
BBBS Match Connection Party (All Ages) 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[...]
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Developmental Tasks of Adolescents: Bigs Training 6:00 pm
Developmental Tasks of Adolescents: Bigs Training @ Big Brothers Big Sisters Building
Jun 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Learn about and engage in conversations around healthy youth development – what’s “normal” and how you can continue to support your Little in helping them form their identity. This interactive workshop will include conversations around[...]
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Community Info Session :: Make a BIG Difference 7:00 pm
Community Info Session :: Make a BIG Difference
Jun 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Join us to learn more about how you, or someone know you, can ignite potential in your community! For just a few hours a month, you can make a difference in your neighborhood. – Opportunities[...]
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Dining Etiquette & Effective Leadership- RESCHEDULED 6:00 pm
Dining Etiquette & Effective Leadership- RESCHEDULED @ Amherst H. Wilder Foundation
Jun 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Learn about dining etiquette the fun way and attend our dining etiquette and effective leadership event. During this event, you and your Little will learn basic manners, age-appropriate etiquette, leadership skills of an effective leader,[...]
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SoulSpace Farm Sanctuary: Tour & Program (Ages 12-21) 9:30 am
SoulSpace Farm Sanctuary: Tour & Program (Ages 12-21) @ Big Brothers Big Sisters Parking Lot
Jun 23 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
If your Little has been begging to visit animals, this is the event for you! Join the BBBS staff as we travel together to New Richmond, WI to tour SoulSpace Farm Sanctuary. SoulSpace is a[...]
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Minnesota Private College Week (Ages 16-21)
Minnesota Private College Week (Ages 16-21)
Jun 24 – Jun 28 all-day
Minnesota Private College Week (Ages 16-21) If your Little is interested in visiting college campuses throughout Minnesota, this is the event for you! During the week of June 24-28, 17 private colleges across the Twin[...]
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Big Social at La Doña Cervecería (Bigs Only) 5:00 pm
Big Social at La Doña Cervecería (Bigs Only) @ La Dona Cerveceria
Jun 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
This month, we’re featuring our Big Social at La Doña Cervecería in Minneapolis. Stop by to swap stories, get advice and learn more about our program as you mingle over drinks. Have a friend interested[...]
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EXPLORE Careers in the FBI (Ages 12-19) 6:00 pm
EXPLORE Careers in the FBI (Ages 12-19) @ Federal Bureau of Investigation
Jun 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Has your Little ever wondered what it would be like to be an FBI investigator? Join BBBS as we take a trip to the Federal Bureau of Investigation through the City of Minneapolis and hear[...]
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