Community Backpack

We appreciate our community partners and we know families and students like to know about the events and activities that help make Sauk Rapids and Rice great places to live.

If you would like to post information about your event or activity we welcome your submission. Please email information to Community Education. In the email subject line, include “Community Backpack Request." Upon approval, you will be contacted if more information is needed.

NOTE: Sauk Rapids-Rice Public Schools does not endorse or sponsor the organizations or activities listed on this page.

To be considered for listing on this page, activities and events must:

  • Provide information or advertise events that are of interest to students and families

  • Take place in our communities
  • Align with district goals
  • Not conflict with enrollment or attendance at Sauk Rapids-Rice Schools

  • Not promote or oppose any political candidate or ballot proposition
  • Not encompass a social issue

Email Your Information

Main Contact

Sauk Rapids-Rice Community Education
Phone: 320-258-1577 

Whats new in the Community Backpack

Community-Sponsored Events

Community Information

Local Athletic Associations

Community Basic Needs - Resources & Agencies

These resources and agencies may help community members address a variety of basic needs—food, mental health services, transportation and housing.

These resources are shared with the Sauk Rapids-Rice School District by an outside community partner.

Service and distribution protocols may have changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check with the individual agencies for updates on current services.

Ongoing Opportunities


Central MN Arts Board Logo provides a first-of-its-kind community destination for arts events in the four-county area. 



Great Theater Logo

Theatre opportunities that provide meaningful experiences for artists and audiences of all ages.



Resource Training and Solutions Logo

Offering programs for parents, schools and other agencies.




United Way Logo

Offering a list of basic service needs for Benton, Sherburne, Stearns and Wright Counties.