Week of 5/28/12-6/3/12 Free Family Activities


Everyday Events and Activities
Local Libraries
Anoka County Pubic Library
Hennepin County Public Library
Ramsey County Public Library
St. Paul Public Library
Dakota County Public Library
Stillwater Public Library
Carver County Public Library
Choo Choo Bob’s Train Store
Como Zoo:  Bear Program 10:30 am, Zookeeper talk 11:00 pm
Como Zoo Storytime 12:30
Marjorie McNeely Conservatory:  1:00 Gardener Talk
Stone Arch Bridge
Guthrie Theatre–Never-Ending Bridge  
Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
State Capitol Tour
Textile Center  (Exhibit Land By Hand June 1-30, Reception on 6/1 7:00-9:00)
Tamarack Nature Center
Minneapolis Institute of Art (closed on Mondays)
Three Rivers Parks Eastman Summer Nature Camp  (Starting 6/1/12)State Capitol LEGO Display
Music and Movies in the Park Minneapolis
Music in the Parks St. Paul (no regularly scheduled music Fridays or Saturdays)

Thanks to Free Family Fun for some of these events.
Monday 5/28/12
Tail Time
Wild Rumpus
10:30 am
Barnes & Noble Storytime:  Eagan
   10:00 am
Barnes & Noble Storytime:  Burnsville
     11:00 am
Three Rivers Parks  Free Family Fun Day:Pond Critters
North Mississippi Regional Park/Carl Kroening Interpretive Center
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Tuesday 5/29/12
Barnes & Noble Storytime:  Maple Grove
      10:00 am
Baby Storytime
The Red Balloon Bookshop
10:30 am
Toddler Tuesday The Cat In the Hat
Mall of America
10:00 am -12:00 pm
Kids Happy Hour
Dunn’s Brothers Coffee–Linden Hills
 10:30 am-11:30 am
Kids Book Club
Pottery Barn
11:00 am-11:30 am
Free Tuesday Nights
Minnesota History Center
5:00-8::00 pm

Wednesday 5/30/2012
The Raptor Center
Northstar Museum of Boy Scouting & Girl Scouting
1:00 pm-5:00 pm
Toddler Playtime
Wayzata and West End Creative Kidstuff
   10:00 am-12:00 pm
Wee Wednesdays
Midtown Global Market
    10:00 am-1:00 pm
Preschool Storytime
The Red Balloon Bookshop
    10:30
Barnes & Noble Storytime:  Roseville
      10:30 am
Barnes & Noble Storytime:  Galleria, Edina
      11:00 am

Thursday 5/31/12
Northstar Museum of Boy Scouting & Girl Scouting 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
The Raptor Center
Barnes & Noble Storytime:  Highland Park
   10:00 am
Book Nook Storytime
Creative Kidstuff
       11:oo am
Toddler Storytime
The Red Balloon Bookshop
        10:30 am

Free Thursday Nights
Walker Art Center      
5:00-9:00 pm

Friday 6/1/12
Three Rivers Parks Eastman Summer Nature Camp Opening Day
The Raptor Center
Northstar Museum of Boy Scouting & Girl Scouting 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
Barnes & Noble Storytime:  Maple Grove
    10:00 am
Barnes & Noble Storytime:  Roseville
    10:30 am
Barnes & Noble Storytime:  Apple Valley, Galleria
       11:00 am
Barnes & Noble PJRama Storytime:  Highland Park
       7:00 pm
Windom Community Carnival
Windom NE
5:00 pm-8:00 pm
Family Night
Midtown Global Market
5:00-8:00 pm
Ice Cream Social
Tower Hill Park
5:00 pm-8:30 pm
Minnesota Author Gwenyth Swain, Hope & Tears:  Ellis Island Voices
The Red Balloon Bookshop
7:00 pm

Saturday 6/2/12
Northstar Museum of Boy Scouting & Girl Scouting 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Flint Hills International Children’s Festival 
Ordwary Center 
10:00 am
Free Matinee:  Puss In Boots
Mall of America Theatres
10:00 am
Kowalski the Penguin Character Appearance
West Market Square
2:00 pm-5:00pm
Free Building Projects
Home Depot
9:00 am- 12:00 pm
Free First Saturday: Open Laboratory
Walker Art Center
10:00 am-5:00 pm
Baby Storytime with Sara Waters
The Red Balloon Bookshop
10:30 am
Free Crafts
Lakeshore Learning
11:00 am-3:00 pm
Hamline Midway Heartwood Festival
Newell Park
11:00 am-6:00 pm
Saturday LIVE!
Central Library in St. Paul
11:15-12:00
Saturday Storytime
Boneshaker Books
11:30 am
Linden Hills Folk Jam
Linden Hills
11:30 am-1:30
Three River Parks Grimm Farmhouse Open House
Grimm Farm Historic Site
12:00 pm-4:00 pm
Three Rivers Parks National Trails Day
Richardson Nature Center
3:00 pm-4:00 pm
Three Rivers Parks MN Animals
Baker Park Reserve
7:00 pm-8:00 pm
Three Rivers Parks Walk When the Moon Is Full: Firefly Moon
Richardson Nature Center
8:00 pm-9:30 pm (ages 6 and older)

Sunday 6/3/12
Grand Old Day
Grand Avenue, St. Paul
7:45 am-6:00 pm

Flint Hills International Children’s Festival 
Ordwary Center 
10:00 am
Demo and book signing with Kim Ode, author of Rhubarb Renaissance
Linden Hills Farmers Market, Minneapolis MN
10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Alex’s Lemonade Stand
Mall of America  Rotunda
11:00 am-4:00 pm
Three Rivers Parks Creature Feature: Frogs & Toads
Lowry Nature Center
1:00 pm-3:00 pm
Three Rivers Parks  Free Family Fun Day:Telesopes and Microscopes
North Mississippi Regional Park/Carl Kroening Interpretive Center
1:00 pm-3:00 pm
Three Rivers Parks Feeding Frenzy
Coon Rapids Regional Dam
1:00 pm-3:00 pm
Three Rivers Parks Pond Exploration
Richardson Nature Center
3:00 pm-4:00 pm
Vengan al Teatro (Come to the Theatre)
Spanish Summer Series
3:00 pm
$2
Three Rivers Parks Silverwood Summer Concert Series
Silverwood Park
6:30 pm-8:30 pm

About giannarae

I am a child of God who has been given the humbling job of being a wife and a mother to 4. Those whom He has given to me are my Sweet Peas and Buddies and one Honey.
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