Duluth Parks and Recreation is offering a free Valentine's Day family skating party and a Valentine's Day party for preschoolers.

Take the kids, and your honey muffin, ice skating Wednesday at the Essentia Duluth Heritage Center from 6:30-8:00 p.m.  There will be music with special lighting and additional craft, activities and science experiments related to the heart will be happening in the lobby.

The event is free, but all attendees are encouraged to bring a donation for the local food shelf.

For the toddlers, there's a Valentine's Day party planned during preschool Play Gym at Duluth Heights Community Center, located at 33 West Mulberry Street.  The party will take place on Valentine's Day from 9:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m.