Twin Cities Free Activities: JUNE



As I learn of things, I will update you on this list.


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 Storytime 12:30

Como Zoo Daily Attractions
Bear Program (free)
Sparky the Sea Lion Show (free)
Seal Island Training Demonstration (free)

Bear Banter (free)
 
Marjorie McNeely Conservatory:  1:00 Gardener Talk

Minnehaha Park
Stone Arch Bridge

Mill Ruins Park
Guthrie Theatre–Never-Ending Bridge  
Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
State Capitol Tour

State Capitol LEGO Display 
Tamarack Nature Center 

Springbrook Nature Center
Dodge Nature Center
The Raptor Center
Northstar Museum of Boy Scouting & Girl Scouting 
Minneapolis Institute of Art (closed on Mondays)
Three Rivers Parks Eastman Summer Nature Camp  

Minneapolis Movies and Music in the Park
Free Daily concerts and movies
St. Paul Music in the Park
Sundays-Thursdays Free Concerts
Walker Art Center Open Field
Free
June 2-September 1
 
Cathedral of St. Paul
Daily tours Monday through Friday
1:00 pm
Lakewood Cemetery 

Guided and self-guided tours
daily

The Textile Center
Land by Hand
June 1–July 7
Woven Together
(May 30–June 23)

RAPTOR Center
Open• 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday
• noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Three Rivers Parks
Minnesota Historical Society


JUNE 17

*UPDATED*Pahl’s Market and Greenhouse, Apple Valley 
Father’s Day Tractor Show 
9:00 am-6:00 pm
*UPDATED*Heartfelt at Linden Hills Farmers Market 
Settergren’s parking lot
9:30 to 2:30While supplies & interest last.

Springbrook Nature Center 
June 16-17 Urban Birding Festival Mostly Free

*UPDATED*Cottage Grove 
Strawberry Fest
(lots of free activities)

*UPDATED*Brooklyn Park
Tater Days
(lots of free activities)



JUNE 18
CAFESJIAN’S CAROUSEL

Free Rides 11:00 am-4:00 pm

JUNE 19
Mall of America
Toddler Tuesday
Wonder Pets Circus Party
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Kids Happy Hour
Dunn’s Brothers Coffee–Linden Hills
 10:30 am-11:30 am
Free Tuesday Nights
Minnesota History Center
5:00-8::00 pm

HeartfeltSummer Solstice Pajama Party
 7:00 to 9:00 pm


JUNE 20
LANDMARK Center 

Rice Park Walking Tour
10 am | Free | Tours depart from Landmark Center’s Visitor Information Center
Enjoy a historic and architectural tour that takes you back in time to learn the hidden secrets of the unique buildings that surround one of the city’s most beloved parks. Reservations required. Call 651-292-3276 to reserve your space.
LANDMARK Center  
Music in the Cafe featuring Dustin Hatzenbuhler
Musser Cortile; Noon-1 pm; FREE
Grab your lunch and come down to Landmark Center for the free one hour performance on the Musser Cortile. For 
more information on the artist click here.

JUNE 21
Twin Cities River Rats
1758 West River Road 
Minneapolis 
7:00 pm
Walker Art Center
Free Thursday Nights
Walker Art Center      
5:00-9:00 pm

*UPDATED* Dan Patch Days 
Savage
7:00 pm-9:00 pm
*UPDATED*  Earle Brown Days 
Brooklyn Center 
6:30 pm
*UPDATED* 49er Days 
Fridley 
6:30 pm
*UPDATED* Kaposia Days 
South St. Paul 
4:30 pm-10:00 pm


JUNE 22
Springbrook Nature Center  
June 22 Free Friday Movie nights 6:30  pm-8:00 pm
Concessions $1

*UPDATED* Dan Patch Days 
Savage
6:oo pm-11:00 pm
*UPDATED* History Cruzer’s Car Show 
North St. Paul 
6:00 pm-10:00 pm

*UPDATED*  Earle Brown Days 
Brooklyn Center 
9:00 am

*UPDATED* 49er Days 
Fridley 

*UPDATED* Kaposia Days 
South St. Paul 
1:00 pm-10:00 pm 
*UPDATED* Blaine Festival 
Aquatore Park 
7:00 pm



JUNE 23
Mall of America Theatre                        
Free Saturday Flicks 
10:00 am Space Jam

       


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Springbrook Nature Center   
Free Saturday Animal Feeding 10:00 am

*UPDATED* Dan Patch Days 
Savage
8:00 am-11:00 pm
*UPDATED*  Earle Brown Days 
Brooklyn Center 
10:00 am, fireworks 10:00 pm
*UPDATED* 49er Days 
Fridley 
*UPDATED* Kaposia Days 
South St. Paul 

8:00 am-1:00 am

Aquatore Park 
12:00 pm
Minnetonka Civic Center 
4:00 pm-10:30 pm
*UPDATED*Gibbs Farm

Dakota Day:
A celebration of the Dakota, Minnesota’s first people.
Saturday, June 23, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Members enter Free, regular admission rates apply to non-members.



$5-$8


JUNE 24
American Swedish Institute
ASI at Svenskarnas Dag
10:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Location: Minnehaha Park


SUNDAY IN THE GARDEN
Noerenberg Memorial Gardens
1-4 p.m.,
WALK WITH AN ARTIST
 2-3 p.m.
Silverwood Park
Critters Close Up
3-4 p.m.
Richardson Nature Center, in Hyland Lake Park Reserve,
Free Family Funday: Frogs
1-3 p.m.
Kroening Interpretive Center, in North Mississippi Regional Park,
River Critters
1-3 p.m.
Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park
*UPDATED* Kaposia Days 
South St. Paul 
8:00 am-10:00 pm

*UPDATED* Blaine Festival 
Aquatore Park 
9:00 am



JUNE 25

JUNE 26

Mall of America
Toddler Tuesday
Kiddie Karnival
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Kids Happy Hour
Dunn’s Brothers Coffee–Linden Hills
 10:30 am-11:30 am
Free Tuesday Nights
Minnesota History Center
5:00-8::00 pm


JUNE 27
LANDMARK Center 

Heart of the City Walking Tour
10 am | Free | Tours depart from Landmark Center’s Hamm Foyer (Entrance on 6th Street)
Enjoy some of Saint Paul’s most historic landmarks on this tour that takes you into the heart of the city. Stops include Mickey’s Diner & the Hamm building. Reservations required. Call 651-292-3276 to reserve your space.
LANDMARK Center  
Music in the Cafe featuring Mother Banjo
Musser Cortile; Noon-1 pm; FREE
Grab your lunch and come down to Landmark Center for the free one hour performance on the Musser Cortile. For more information on the artist click here. 

SILVERWOOD SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
AURORA CLUB JAZZ
6:30-8:30 p.m., at
Silverwood Park
*UPDATED* Tanbark Calvacade of Roses Horse Show
Warner Coliseum, Mn State Fairgrounds
10:30 am-2:00 pm


JUNE 28

*UPDATED* Tanbark Calvacade of Roses Horse Show
Warner Coliseum, Mn State Fairgrounds
10:30 am-2:00 pm

1758 West River Road 
Minneapolis 
7:00 pm
Walker Art Center
Free Thursday Nights
Walker Art Center      
5:00-9:00 pm

*UPDATED*Minnesota STEM Network
Social Event
Thursday, June 28 
4:30-6:30
Leonard’s Basement, Minneapolis, 4301 Nicollet (thanks Free Family Fun)

JUNE 29

*UPDATED* Tanbark Calvacade of Roses Horse Show
Warner Coliseum, Mn State Fairgrounds
10:30 am-2:00 pm

Free Friday Movie nights 6:30  pm-8:00 pm
Concessions $1

*UPDATED* Apple Valley Freedom Days


JUNE 30
Mall of America Theatre                        
Free Saturday Flicks 
10:00 am  The Goonies

       

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RED BALLOON BOOKSHOP 
Otis Storytime with Mike Mann
Saturday, June 30, 10:30 AM

*UPDATED* Tanbark Calvacade of Roses Horse Show
Warner Coliseum, Mn State Fairgrounds
10:30 am-2:00 pm
*UPDATED*HEARTFELT

Sidewalk Saturdays
11:00 am-2:00 pm
Meet a Live Animal
2-3 p.m.
Hyland Lake Park Reserve
American Swedish Institute  

Nelson Cultural Center Grand Öpening Celebration
Saturday, June 30

Springbrook Nature Center  
Free Saturday Animal Feeding 10:00 am

*UPDATED* Apple Valley Freedom Days
*UPDATED*  Coon Rapids 4th of July
Grimm Farmhouse Open House
Carver Park Reserve
12-4 p.m.

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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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