Twin Cities $5 or Less: July 2012

Sunday July 1

Capitol Mall Walking Tour
Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays
Fee: Self-guided brochure available for $2 at Capitol Information Desk.

State Capitol Art Treasures Hunt

Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday

Fee: $2 per booklet.


Monday July 2
Three Rivers Park District
Elm Creek Park Reserve,Maple Grove
PARTY IN THE PARK
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
$5

Tuesday July 3
Three Rivers Park District
Walk When the Moon is Full: Bat Moon at The Landing
The Landing-Minnesota River Heritage Park
8:30-10 p.m.
$5, ages 6+
Three Rivers Park District
Walk When the Moon is Full: Bat Moon at Fish Lake
Fish Lake Regional Park
8:30-10 p.m.
$5, ages 6+

Wednesday July 4
Como Harriet Streetcar
Independence Day
Wednesday, July 4

12:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Regular fares apply

Three Rivers Park District
INDEPENDENCE DAY 1889
THE LANDING-MINNESOTA RIVER HERITAGE PARK
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
$3-$5

Excelsior Streetcar

Independence Day
1 PM to 5 PM

Spend the holiday at the lake. Ride the streetcar,
then listen to a concert and watch the fireworks.

Thursday July 5

Friday July 6

Saturday July 7
Capitol Mall Walking Tour

Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays

Fee: Self-guided brochure available for $2 at Capitol Information Desk


State Capitol Art Treasures Hunt

Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday

Fee: $2 per booklet.


Three Rivers Park District
BANDING OSPREY BABIES
LOWRY NATURE CENTER
9 a.m.-noon
$5, age 6+

Three Rivers Park District
Saturday Mornings on the Farm
Gale Woods Farm
10 a.m.-1 p.m. $4

Sunday July 8
Capitol Mall Walking Tour

Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays

Fee: Self-guided brochure available for $2 at Capitol Information Desk.

State Capitol Art Treasures Hunt

Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday

Fee: $2 per booklet.


Monday July 9
Three Rivers Park District
Lowry Nature Center
My Preschooler and Me: Lowry Little Ones: Grasshoppers Galore!
10-11:30 a.m.
$5

Tuesday July 10
Excelsior Streetcar
Story Time Trolley
5 PM & 6 PM
Fare: $5 per person

Wednesday July 11

Thursday July 12

Friday July 13

Saturday July 14
Capitol Mall Walking Tour

Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays

Fee: Self-guided brochure available for $2 at Capitol Information Desk.

State Capitol Art Treasures Hunt

Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday

Fee: $2 per booklet.


Three Rivers Park District

Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park
My Preschooler & Me: Nature Discoveries: Butterflies
10-11:30 a.m.
$5


Three Rivers Park District

Saturday Mornings on the Farm
Gale Woods Farm, Minnetrista
10 a.m.-1 p.m.
$4


Three Rivers Park District

Eat Your Way Through Nature
Lowry Nature Center, Carver Park Reserve
1-2:30 p.m.
$5


Three Rivers Park District

Tree Galls & Bocce Balls
Kroening Interpretive Center, in North Mississippi Regional Park
1-3 p.m.
$5


Sunday July 15
Capitol Mall Walking Tour

Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays

Fee: Self-guided brochure available for $2 at Capitol Information Desk.

State Capitol Art Treasures Hunt

Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday

Fee: $2 per booklet.


Monday July 16
Tuesday July 17
Wednesday July 18
Thursday July 19
Excelsior Streetcar

Crazy Days
Streetcar operates extended hours:
Thursday, July 19 – 2 PM to 8 PM
Friday, July 20 – 2 PM to 6 PM
Saturday, July 21 -10 AM to 6 PM
Regular fares apply

Water Street merchants move their wares to the street.

Wild Rumpus
PJ Party on the Trolley!
6:30 & 7:30PM

Friday July 20
Excelsior Streetcar

Crazy Days
Streetcar operates extended hours:
Thursday, July 19 – 2 PM to 8 PM
Friday, July 20 – 2 PM to 6 PM
Saturday, July 21 -10 AM to 6 PM
Regular fares apply

Water Street merchants move their wares to the street.

Saturday July 21
Excelsior Streetcar

Crazy Days
Streetcar operates extended hours:
Thursday, July 19 – 2 PM to 8 PM
Friday, July 20 – 2 PM to 6 PM
Saturday, July 21 -10 AM to 6 PM
Regular fares apply

Water Street merchants move their wares to the street.

Capitol Mall Walking Tour

Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays

Fee: Self-guided brochure available for $2 at Capitol Information Desk.

State Capitol Art Treasures Hunt

Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday
Fee: $2 per booklet.


Three Rivers Park District
Nature Nuts: Bugs!
Saturday, July 21, from 1-2:30 p.m., at Lowry Nature Center, in Carver Park Reserve, $5

Three Rivers Park District
Saturday Mornings on the Farm
Saturday, July 21, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., at Gale Woods Farm, Minnetrista$4

Three Rivers Park District
Turtle Time
Saturday, July 21, from 10-11:30 a.m., at Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park,
$5

Sunday July 22

Choo Choo Bob

Field trip to the St. Croix Railroad in Hudson WI

Sunday, July 22 from Noon – 4pm

  • Visit the Midwest’s premier ride-on train club.
  • $5.00/person or $20 for the family.
  • Call Choo Choo Bob’s and reserve a spot as space is very limited.

Capitol Mall Walking Tour

Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays

Fee: Self-guided brochure available for $2 at Capitol Information Desk.

State Capitol Art Treasures Hunt

Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday

Fee: $2 per booklet.


Monday July 23 

Three River Parks District

Lowry Nature Center in Carver Park Reserve, Victoria. 

My Preschooler and Me: Puppet Escapades: The Camping Adventure

10-11 a.m.

$5

Tuesday July 24
Wednesday July 25
Thursday July 26
Three River Parks District
Noerenberg Gardens on Crystal Bay of Lake Minnetonka, Orono
NOERENBERG GARDEN PARTY 6-8 p.m.
$5
Friday July 27
Saturday July 28
Capitol Mall Walking Tour
Minnesota State Capitol, St. Paul MN
Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays

Fee: Self-guided brochure available for $2 at Capitol Information Desk.

State Capitol Art Treasures Hunt

Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday

Fee: $2 per booklet.
Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park

Plant Pounding
1-3 p.m.
$5
Three River Parks District
Gale Woods Farm
Saturday Mornings on the Farm
10 a.m.-1 p.m.
$4


Sunday July 29
Capitol Mall Walking Tour

Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays

Fee: Self-guided brochure available for $2 at Capitol Information Desk.

State Capitol Art Treasures Hunt

Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday

Fee: $2 per booklet.


Monday July 30
Tuesday July 31
Wednesday Aug 1
Thursday Aug 2
Friday Aug 3
Saturday Aug 4
Capitol Mall Walking Tour

Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays

Fee: Self-guided brochure available for $2 at Capitol Information Desk.

State Capitol Art Treasures Hunt

Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday

Fee: $2 per booklet.
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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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