Twin Cities Family Free: August 26-September 1, 2012

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

Open Eye Driveway Tour
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
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
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

The Knack 4 Kids
Michael’s Craft Projects
RAPTOR Center
Open• 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday
• noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
Walker Art Center Acoustic Campfire
June 7 -August 30 8:00 pm
Part of Open Field 2012

Local musicians performing

De Unkiyepi We Are Here

All My Relations Gallery, Minneapolis MN (closed Mondays)


Week of August 26-September 1
(thanks to Free Family Fun and Lollipopolis)
Sunday August 26
Bell Museum of Natural History
12:00 pm-5:00 pm

Free Family Funday: Water Works
Kroening Interpretive Center
Sunday, August 26
1-3 p.m.
Feathered Friends
Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park
Sunday, August 26
1-3 p.m
Let’s Get stARTed
Silverwood Park, St. Anthony
Sunday, August 26
1-3 p.m.
Enjoy a free art activity on us!
Walk with a Naturalist
Silverwood Park
Sunday, August 26
1-2 p.m.
Insect Collecting in the Prairie
Richardson Nature Center
Sunday, August 26
3-4 p.m.
 

Monday August 27
Tail Time
Wild Rumpus
10:30 am
Barnes & Noble Storytime:  Eagan
10:00 am
Barnes & Noble Storytime:  Burnsville
 11:00 am

Tuesday August 28
Puppet Wagon
9:30, 10:30, 11:30
various parks in Roseville
Barnes & Noble Storytime:  Maple Grove
  10:00 am
Choo Choo Bob’s Storytime
10:00 am
Baby Storytime
The Red Balloon Bookshop
10:30 am
MALL OF AMERICA Toddler Tuesday
Tuesday, July 3
10 a.m. – Noon
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
9 Nights of Music: The Barley Jacks with Brian Wicklund
Minnesota History Center, St. Paul MN
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.; dance instruction 6:30-7 p.m. Live music at 7 p.m.
Caponi Art Park
Pages of Music with Rolf and Carrie
10am – 11am
Booya!  Studio Joy Walk
7:00 am-8:00 am
go here to register

Indigenous Music and Movies in the Park Series

 4:30 p.m. movies begin at dusk



WEDNESDAY August 29
Puppet Wagon
9:30, 10:30, 11:30
various parks in Roseville
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
Como Zoo
Groovin’ In The Gardens with The 617 Band
Visitor Center
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm


Thursday August 30
Puppet Wagon
9:30, 10:30, 11:30
various parks in Roseville
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
Twin Cities River Rats
Mississippi National River and Recreational Area, Minneapolis
7:00 pm
Booya!  Studio Joy Walk
7:00 am-8:00 am
go here to register
Friday August 31
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
Family Night
Midtown Global Market
5:00-8:00 pm

Saturday September 1
Mall of America Theatres
10:00 am

Yogi Bear

Free Crafts
Lakeshore Learning
11:00 am-3:00 pm
Saturday LIVE!
Central Library in St. Paul
11:15-12:00
Saturday Storytime
Boneshaker Books
11:30 am
Springbrook Nature Center
Animal Feeding
10am – 11am

Pierre Bottineau Open House
Elm Creek Park Reserve
Saturday, September 1
1-4 p.m.

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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