Twin Cities Family More than $5: August 19-August 25, 2012


Recurring Events
Bell Museum of Natural History
12:00 pm-5:00 pm

The Bakken Museum
Open Tuesday-Saturdays
$5-$7
Minnesota Children’s Museum

“Go Bananas” during Imagination Corner featuring Curious George™

Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. and Saturdays 6 p.m.
$9.50


The Works Museum
$6

Museum Open Wednesdays – Sundays, Memorial Day – Labor Day, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Public Tours
$4-$7

Historic Cave Tours
Lost Souls Tours
St. Paul Gangster Tours
Ghosts and Graves Tours
Twin Town Tacky Tours


Summit Avenue Walking Tours

James J. Hill House, St. Paul MN

Time: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays
Fee: $7-$10
Reservations: recommended, call 651-297-2555

1934: A NEW DEAL FOR ARTISTS

Closing: September 30, 2012
$6-$11

MINNESOTA’S GREATEST GENERATION SHORT PLAYS

Time: 11:30 a.m., 12:30, 1:30 and 2:30 p.m.
$6-$11


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.


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.
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

Wednesdays and Saturdays
Jackson Street Roundhouse
WE WILL BE OPEN WEDNESDAY JULY 4, 2012
Open Wednesdays and Saturdays, 10am-4pm, year-round, $5 – $10 Caboose rides Saturdays, included with admission, leaves every half hour, ride as many times as you like!


Week of August 19-August 25
Family Kayaking
French Regional Park
Sunday, August 19
1-3 p.m.
ages 8+
$20 and reservations are required. Call 763-559-6700 to make a reservation and reference activity number #325011-09.

Minneapolis Riverfront Tour

Mill City Museum, Minneapolis MN

Dates: Aug. 19, 2012, Aug. 25, 2012

Time: 1 p.m.

Fee: $14 adults, $12 seniors and college students, $10 children 6-17 and MHS members. Includes museum admission.
Reservations: required, call 612-341-7555 or register online

Civil War Weekend: Minnesota in 1862

Dates: Aug. 19, 2012
Time: 10 a.m. to 5 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.

Civil War Weekend: Minnesota in 1862

Dates: Aug. 18, 2012, Aug. 19, 2012
Time: 10 a.m. to 5 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.

Historic Mendota Walking Tour

Dates: 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

Nooks and Crannies Tour 
James J. Hill House 
8/21/12
6:00 pm 
$8-$12

Every Tuesday between 10 a.m. and noon

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
Thursday, Aug. 23
Storytime at the Library
10:30 a.m. Andersen Horticultural Library
Stories for the young and young-at-heart.

KidSplash II
French Regional Park
Thursday, August 23
6-8 p.m.
For ages 10-13
Cost is $20 and reservations are required. Call 763-559-6700 to make a reservation and reference activity number #325011-19.

Children’s Museum
Fill Brains and Tummies at Math Pizza Nights

Fridays, August 3 – August 31, 5-8 p.m.
$6.50 for members; $13.50 non-members. Register online or call 651-225-6000.
Sponsored by:


HORSIN’ AROUND
Baker Park Reserve
Friday, August 24
9:30 a.m.-noon
ages 8-13
Cost is $25 and reservations are required. Call 763-559-6700 to make a reservation and reference activity number #390611-11.

FAMILY MISSISSIPPI RIVER KAYAK TRIP
Coon Rapids Dam Regional
August 25
9 a.m.-1 p.m.
For ages 10+
$35 and reservations are required. Call 763-559-6700 to make a reservation and reference activity number #325312-03.

Magnificent Monarchs
August 25

1 p.m.
Kindergarteners to Seniors
Cost:
Public: Adults $7.00 / Children $7.00 / Families $20.00
Members: Adults $5.00 / Children $5.00 / Families $15.00
FREE for children ages 2 and under

Crazy About Compost
Saturdays and Sundays in August 2012, noon-4 p.m.
Raptor Center
Saturdays and Sundays
Raptors of Minnesota
1pm – 2pm
Program introduces you to a variety of live raptors, including a tour of 32 raptors’ homes at the Center. No reservations taken.  Openings available on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Cost is $5.00 per child/student and $7.50 per adult.
MN Zoo
Tiger Tracks 5K & Kids’ Run – August 25, 2012


The Useful Art of Pickling

Oliver H. Kelley Farm, Elk River MN
Dates: Aug. 25, 2012
Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday
Fee: $9 adults, $7 seniors and college students, $6 children ages 6-17; free for children age 5 and under and MHS members.

State Capitol ‘Votes for Women’ Tour

Dates: Aug. 25, 2012
Time: 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Fee: $9 adults, $8 seniors and college students, $6 ages 6-17; $2 discount for MHS members.
Reservations: required, register online


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

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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