News & Community Events

At Kok Funeral Homes, we are pleased to offer a wide variety of both on-going and seasonal events. We invite you to return often to see what’s coming up on our calendar. 

2017 Grief Care Group Series

Click here for details about Support Group meetings at our Cottage Grove location.


Large Appliance Collection Day

First Saturday in June
8 a.m. to Noon
City Hall Parking Lot (600 Portland Avenue; St. Paul Park, MN)

Cash or Checks accepted

The City of St. Paul Park has teamed up with JR Recyclers to make it convenient for residents to recycle appliances, electronics, batteries, tires and bulbs.

$10 per appliance ($5 surcharge on gas/ammonia appliances)  Contact JR at (651) 454-9215 for a price list of other items collected. 

You do not need to be a St. Paul Park resident to participate. 

Kids Mud Run

Climb, crawl, slide and run your way through muddy and wet obstacles! This three-fourth of a mile course is sure to get you messy! Participants have the option to run the course twice. This is not a timed event; the goal is to finish messy! We strongly advise participants to bring an extra set of clothes for after the run.

Ages 6-12
Woodridge Park, Cottage Grove
Saturday, June 4 9-10 a.m.* #550911-01
Cost: $25

*Arrive between 9-10 a.m., waves will run as participants arrive and course clears.Large Appliance Collection Day

The 7th Annual Cottage Grove Middle School 4K Animal Walk

Saturday, June 3, 2017
Registration starts at 9:00am

Proceeds to benefit the Humane Society of Minnesota

Fee: $5.00/person $2.00/dog money goes directly to the Humane Society of America
All participants receive a t-shirt and a bandana for their pet

For details, contact Adam Quale at or call 651-425-6770.