Twin Cities Family More than $5: August 12-August 18


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
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 12-August 18

Railroad History Tour

Mill City Museum, Minneapolis MN
Dates: Aug. 12, 2012, Sept. 9, 2012
Time: 1 p.m.
Fee: $14 adults, $12 seniors and college students, $10 children ages 6-17 and MHS members. Includes museum admission.
Reservations: required, call 612-341-7555 or register online


French Regional Park
August 12
noon-2 p.m. or 3-5 p.m.
Ages 8-10
$20 and reservations are required. Call 763-559-6700 to
make a reservation and reference activity number #325011-15 for the first session, or #325011-16 for
the second session.


Landmark CenterAugust 12
PipJazz SUNDAYS
F.K. Weyerhaeuser Auditorium; 5 pm; Tickets range from $10 to $25

Artsy Pants: Lake Life

11:00 am-1:00 pm

August 14

Every Tuesday between 10 a.m. and noon

Heartfelt Crafternoons  $15 first child $10 for each additional childFELT GNOME FAMILIES
Ages 6 and up.
Tuesday August 14th

$10 first child, $5 each sibling

BUTTERFLY BASH

Wednesday August 15th OR Thursday August 16th 10:30 – 11:30 am

Children’s Day at the Kelley Farm

Oliver H. Kelley Farm, Elk River MN
Dates: Aug. 16, 2012
Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Fee: $9 adults, $7 seniors and college students, $6 children ages 6-17; free for children age 5 and under and MHS members.

KidSplash I
French Regional Park
August 17
6-8 p.m.
Ages 8-10
$20 and reservations are required. Call 763-559-6700 to make a
reservation and reference activity number #325011-17

Family Overnights –
Growlin’ with the Grizzlies
August 17
$47-$55

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:


Minnesota Aboretum

Crazy About Compost

Saturdays and Sundays in August 2012, noon-4 p.m.

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.

River History Walking Tour

Dates: Aug. 18, 2012
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Fee: $6 adults, $5 seniors and college students, $4 children ages 6-17; $2 discount for MHS members.
Reservations: required, call 651-452-1596


Pioneer Sampler:
The farm comes alive with old-time crafts and chores.
Saturday, August 18, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.. Members enter Free, regular admission rates apply to non-members $5-$7
Minnesota Zoo
Family Adventures
Silly for Sloths
August 18
Children’s Museum
Dog Tales

Saturday, August 18, 10-11 a.m.


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

History Food Crawls: University Avenue, Frogtown and Rondo

Dates: July 21, 2012, Aug. 4, 2012, Aug. 18, 2012
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Fee: $35; $30 MHS members.
Reservations: required, call 651-259-3015 or register online

Family Riverfront Quest Tour

Mill City Museum, Minneapolis MN
Dates: Aug. 18, 2012
Time: 1 p.m. (Bookmaking 1 to 1:30 p.m., Tour 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.)
Fee: $11 adults, $9 seniors, $10 ages 6-17, $7 MHS Members ages 6-17, Free for Adult and Senior MHS members
Reservations: required, call 612-341-7555 or register online

Architecture Tour of the State Capitol

Dates: Aug. 18, 2012
Time: 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Fee: $9 adults, $8 seniors and college students, $6 children ages 6 to 17; $2 discount for MHS members.
Reservations: required, register online

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.

River History Walking Tour

Dates: Aug. 18, 2012
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Fee: $7 adults, $6 seniors and college students, $5 children ages 6-17; $2 discount for MHS members.
Reservations: required, call 651-452-1596


BREAKFAST ON THE FARM
GALE WOODS FARM
August 18
8:30 a.m. – noon
$7 per child ages 2-10/$15 for ages 11+. Children under 2 are admitted free of charge.

Reservations are required by August 15. Call 763-559-6700 to make a reservation

MISSISSIPPI RIVER RAFTING TRIP
COON RAPIDS DAM REGIONAL PARK
August 18
9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
For ages 10+
$45/reservations are required by August 13. Call 763-559-6700 to make a reservation
and reference activity number #315401-03.

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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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