Monthly Archives: November 2012

Christmastime in the Cities: Unique Minnesota Santa Sitings

At Choo Choo Bob’s Train Store December 2 4:00 pm-6:00 pm December 9 4:00 pm-6:00 pm    Get to know the big guy whom we all love–and I’m not talking about Choo Choo Bob!  Santa will be stopping by to say hi … Continue reading

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Christmastime in the Cities: In the Natural World

Saturday, December 1 Minnesota Landscape Arboretum  Walks for the Curious:  Winter Tree Wonders  10:00 am-noon $5Registration REQUIRED    Saturday, December  8 Eastman Nature Center Nature Hike With Santa 10:00 am-noon OR1:00-3:00 pm For ages 3 and older $7/child, $3/adult Call 763-559-6700 Reference# 112201-02 for am session ,112201-03 for … Continue reading

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Christmastime in the Cities: Historical Holiday

Recurring EventsJames J. Hill House Holidays     Experience Christmas during the Gilded Age at one of the Twin Cities most famous homes.  A one hour program/tour of the life of the servants during the holidays in this Summit Avenue Mansion. Saturdays … Continue reading

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11/26/12-11/30/12 Preschool Activities List

Monday, Nov 26Eastman Nature Center, Elm Creek Park ReserveKits & Cubs — Hibernation or Migration10:00 am-noonFor ages 4-5$10Call 763-559-6700, Reference# 412216-10Registration REQUIRED Lowry Nature Center, Carver Park ReserveMy Preschooler & Me: Puppet Escapades –Turtle’s Adventure10:00-11:00 amFor ages 2-6 with adult$4Call … Continue reading

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This Week’s Highlights

This whole week–11/19/12-11/24/12–but closed Thanksgivingkiddywampus Build a City:  an interactive art installation10:00 am-5:00 pmfor ages 18 months -12 years$8/child/hourCall 952-926-7871, Walk-ins welcome    Help to create a gigantic city of cardboard boxes in the huge back studio.  Build skyscrapers, roads, cars, … Continue reading

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The Minnesota Zoo

image credit used with Creative Common license approval One of the biggest attractions in the Twin Cities is located in the Southern Metro: The Minnesota Zoo.Located on 500 acres off Cedar Ave. in Apple Valley, the zoo opened in May, … Continue reading

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Twin Cities Family: FREE Nov 15-Nov 19, 2012

Thank you to Maja Beckstrom of the Minn Mom. Friday 11/16 Urban Minneapolis Midtown Global Market Friday Better Together Family Night 5:30-7:30 pm Saturday 11/17 Urban Minneapolis (Sort of) Minnesota Center for Book Arts MCBA 11thAnnual Book Arts Festival 10:00-5:00 … Continue reading

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Twin Cities Family: $5 or Less Nov 15-Nov 19, 2012

Thank you to Maja Beckstrom of the Minn Mom. Saturday 11/17 Kroening Interpretive Center, North Mississippi Regional Park Stepping Stones 1:00-2:30 pm For ages 5 and up $5  Call 763-559-6700 Reference# 416901-01 Reservations REQUIRED     Have fun dreaming about your … Continue reading

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Twin Cities Family: More than $5 Nov 15-Nov 19, 2012

Thank you to Maja Beckstrom of the Minn Mom. Friday 11/18Old Arizona Theatre Urban Spectrum Theatre Company’s Dragon Feathers10 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. $10-$5Saturday 11/17 Minnesota Center for Book Arts Print Holiday Note Cards 12:30-4:00 pm For families with children ages 6 and up … Continue reading

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11/19/12-11/23/1212 Preschool Activities List

Being that this week is the week of Thanksgiving, I thought our options would be much more limited. But apparently I was wrong.  Enjoy!  There is plenty to choose from.  At least Monday through Wednesday.  Monday, 11/19Como Zoo Child Only Preschool … Continue reading

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