Twin Cities Family More than $5: July 22, 2012-July 28, 2012

Recurring Events
Minnesota Children’s Museum

“Go Bananas” during Imagination Corner featuring Curious George™
Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. and Saturdays 6 p.m.
Meet Curious George after a fun and energetic special Imagination Corner program for the whole family.
$9.50


Raptor Center
Saturdays and Sundays
Raptors of Minnesota
When 1pm – 2pm
WhereThe Raptor Center (map)
DescriptionMeet a variety of live raptors and learn what you can do to help protect the environment we share. Program includes a tour of The Raptor Center and the outdoor housing area, home of 32 education raptors. No reservations taken.  Openings available on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Cost is $5.00 per child/student and $7.50 per adult.Jackson Street Roundhouse
Ride with the historic GN 400 “Hustle Muscle
Saturdays from July 7-Sept 1
$5-$10
10:30 am-4:00 pm
MN Zoo
Behind-the-Scenes Tours
Tours must be scheduled a minimum of two weeks in advance.
Fees: $9 per person, $90 per group minimum, plus applicable admission.  Available for groups up to 20 participants (tour appropriate for grades four and up).  
Call 952.431.9218 for more information.
STAGES THEATRE CO.
$15
SEUSSICAL–TYA VERSION
JUNE 29 – AUG. 5, 2012

Stepping Stone Theatre

Pinocchio!
June 30–July 29
$10-$11
Historic Cave Tours
Lost Souls Tours
St. Paul Gangster Tours
Ghosts and Graves Tours
Twin Town Tacky Tours


MN Zoo
Odessa’s Amazing Animal Adventure!
Biodiversity Puppet Adventure for All Ages!
Saturdays and Sundays at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. in the Target®Learn

Summit Avenue Walking Tours

James J. Hill House, St. Paul MN
Dates: July 1, 2012, July 7, 2012, July 8, 2012, July 14, 2012, July 15, 2012, July 21, 2012, July 22, 2012, July 28, 2012, July 29, 2012, Aug. 4, 2012, Aug. 5, 2012, Aug. 11, 2012, Aug. 12, 2012, Aug. 18, 2012, Aug. 19, 2012, Aug. 25, 2012, Aug. 26, 2012, Sept. 1, 2012, Sept. 2, 2012, Sept. 8, 2012, Sept. 9, 2012, Sept. 15, 2012, Sept. 16, 2012, Sept. 22, 2012, Sept. 23, 2012, Sept. 29, 2012, Sept. 30, 2012
Time: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays
Fee: $10 adults, $8 seniors and college students, $7 children ages 6-17; $2 discount for MHS members. Library passes not accepted for these tours.
Reservations: recommended, call 651-297-2555


1934: A New Deal for Artists

Closing: September 30, 2012
Hours: Museum and Stores:

Fee: $11 adults, $9 seniors and college students, $6 children ages 6-17; free for children age 5 and under and MHS members.

Minnesota’s Greatest Generation Short Plays

Dates: July 3, 2012, July 4, 2012, July 5, 2012, July 6, 2012, July 10, 2012, July 11, 2012, July 12, 2012, July 13, 2012, July 17, 2012, July 18, 2012, July 19, 2012, July 20, 2012, July 24, 2012, July 25, 2012, July 26, 2012, July 27, 2012, July 31, 2012, Aug. 1, 2012, Aug. 2, 2012, Aug. 3, 2012, Aug. 7, 2012, Aug. 8, 2012, Aug. 9, 2012, Aug. 10, 2012, Aug. 14, 2012, Aug. 15, 2012, Aug. 16, 2012, Aug. 17, 2012
Time: 11:30 a.m., 12:30, 1:30 and 2:30 p.m.
Fee: $11 adults, $9 seniors and college students, $6 children ages 6-17; free for children age 5 and under and MHS members.


MN Zoo
Farmers’ Market at the Minnesota Zoo
Wednesdays  10:00 am – 2:00 pm
June 13 – October 3
MN Zoo
Aveda Butterfly Garden
June 16 – September 3
Saturday, May 26 through Sunday, September 2.



Week of Sunday July 22, 2012 – Saturday July 28, 2012

Sunday July 22 at 9 PM
Fare: $15

You get to be a part of solving the murder on  the Como-Harriet Streetcar Line. For further information–click here



Mn State Fairgrounds
Car Craft Summer Nationals Car Show
$ N/A
Dates: July 20, 2012 – July 22, 2012
Location: Entire Fairgrounds

Mn State Fairgrounds
Horse and Soul 2012 Parelli USA Tour
$0-$25
Dates: July 21, 2012 – July 22, 2012
Location: Warner Coliseum
Walker Art Center

Arty Pants: Your
Tuesday Playdate
For kids ages 3–5 and adults
Free with Admission $6-$10 (kids less than 18 free)
July 10, 2012 and July 24, 2012
11 am-1 pm
Jackson Street Roundhouse
Tots N Trains
7/25
10:00 am-12:00 pm
$5-$7
American Swedish Institute
Marcus Samuelsson of Yes, Chef Talk and Book Signing
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 – 2:00pm to 4:00pm
I just saw Marcus Samuelsson on Rachael Ray and loved listening to him speak.  He is so soft spoken and his story is amazing!

MN Zoo
Music in the Zoo
July 1, 3, 5, 6, 13, 14, 21, 22, 25, 27,28,29

MN Zoo

July 24

July 12 (Adult Only – age 18+)

6:30 – 9:00 p.m.

Nooks and Crannies Tour

James J. Hill House, St. Paul MN
Dates: July 3, 2012, July 10, 2012, July 17, 2012, July 24, 2012, July 31, 2012, Aug. 7, 2012, Aug. 14, 2012, Aug. 21, 2012, Aug. 28, 2012
Time: 6, 6:30 and 7 p.m.
Fee: $12 adults, $10 seniors and college students, $8 children ages 6-17; $2 discount for MHS members.
Reservations: recommended, call 651-297-2555

Washburn A Mill Tour

Mill City Museum, Minneapolis MN
Dates: July 7, 2012, July 22, 2012, Aug. 26, 2012, Sept. 1, 2012, Sept. 22, 2012
Time: 1 p.m.
Fee: $14 adults, $12 seniors and college students, $10 children ages 6-17 and MHS members. Tour includes museum admission.
Reservations: recommended, call 612-341-7555 or register online

Historic Mendota Walking Tour

Dates: July 22, 2012, Aug. 19, 2012
Time: 1 p.m.
Fee: $6 adults, $5 seniors and college students, $4 children ages 6-17; $2 discount for MHS members.
Reservations: recommended, call 651-452-1596

Washburn A Mill Tour

Mill City Museum, Minneapolis MN
Dates: July 22, 2012, Aug. 26, 2012, Sept. 1, 2012, Sept. 22, 2012
Time: 1 p.m.
Fee: $14 adults, $12 seniors and college students, $10 children ages 6-17 and MHS members. Tour includes museum admission.
Reservations: recommended, call 612-341-7555 or register online

“The Cherry Orchard” by Anton Chekhov

Folsom House Historic Site, Taylors Falls MN
Dates: July 25, 2012, July 26, 2012, July 27, 2012, July 28, 2012, July 29, 2012
Time: Wednesday-Friday 7:30 p.m., Saturday 3 and 7:30 p.m., Sunday 3 and 7 p.m.
Fee: $15
Reservations: required, register onlin
Family Zoo Adventures
July 28 (8-10 a.m.)
$18.50-$25
Preschool
for ages 2 1/2 to 5 years. $10 per child; $5 for each additional child per family.
LEAF CRAFTS
Wednesday July 25th OR Thursday July 26th
There are so many different kinds of leaves in dozens of shapes and colors. We will experiment with beeswax crayon leaf rubbings (which make wonderful greeting cards), leaf stenciling and even pounded leaf pictures.

CRAFTERNOONS!

$15 per class; $10 for each additional child per family.
FINGER KNITTING, BRAIDING & TWISTY CORDS
Ages 5 and up.
Tuesday, July 24th 1:30 – 3:30 pm
Finger knitting is an absorbing pre-knitting technique but can also be used to make cord belts, necklaces and more. Braid several pieces together for an extra thick cord. We will share with you an amazingly easy but cool techniqe for making twisty cords and even friendship bracelets.

CRAFTERNOONS!

$15 per class; $10 for each additional child per family.
RUSTIC TWIG FAIRY FURNITURE
Ages 7 and up.
Thursday, July 26th 1:30 – 3:30 pm
It’s easy and fun to make fallen twigs into miniature furniture: tables, chairs, benches and more. We will embellish our creations with moss, pinecone pieces, acorn caps and more. A low temp glue gun will be used.
Fairy Cottage
Do you prefer a smaller, easier project that takes less time to complete? Come anytime during Fairy Fortnight and decorate a pre-made wooden house with bark, moss, shells, sticks and more. Ages 7 and up. $20. Drop in during store open hours anytime Friday July 20th – Saturday August 4th.  

New – Woodworking Class!    
Sword Making  
Due to popular demand, we have added a wooden sword class to our July line up. We will rasp, plane and sand a precut wooden “sword blank” into a smooth finished saber. Woodworking can be challenging but the results are so very satisfying! Please bring along a wood clamp or two from home if possible.Ages 9 and up. $39. Two sessions.  
Sat July 21st & Sat July 28th 2:00 – 4:30 pm.

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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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