Category Archives: Family Activities

Family’s Guide to a Successful Trip to the MN State Fair

The Minnesota Great Get Together.  With so many people pushing and milling and occupying space in one little area, why would we want to attempt it? Because it’s fun! Last year, I wrote this piece about having a Successful day at the … Continue reading

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Free Family Activities Twin Cities: 7/22/12-7/28/12

Everyday Events and ActivitiesLocal LibrariesAnoka County Pubic LibraryHennepin County Public LibraryRamsey County Public LibrarySt. Paul Public LibraryDakota County Public LibraryStillwater Public LibraryCarver County Public LibraryOpen Eye Driveway TourChoo Choo Bob’s Train StoreComo Zoo Storytime 12:30Como Zoo Daily AttractionsBear Program (free)Sparky … Continue reading

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

Recurring EventsMinnesota 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 CenterSaturdays and SundaysRaptors … Continue reading

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Twin Cities More than $5: 7/15/12-7/21/12

Recurring EventsMinnesota 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 CenterSaturdays and SundaysRaptors … Continue reading

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The Color Run

image credit I am beyond excited for this coming Sunday.  In February, my friend Melissa posted on her blog Colourize Your World about this race–The Color Run.  I haven’t run a race in 5 years, but once I saw this, I … Continue reading

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Minneapolis Sculpture Garden

Without completely intending to, we spent the day at the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden. the infamous Spoonbridge and Cherry Saturday was the First Free Saturday at the Walker Art Center, and it was a beautiful day.  After an oppressive heat wave (fortunately for … Continue reading

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More than $5: JUNE 2012

EVERYDAY/ MOST DAYSComo Zoo Daily AttractionsComo Town (Price varies–more than $5)Gibbs FarmOffice Hours: yearly Monday – Friday 9am-4pmOpen to the Public: Memorial Day Weekend – Labor DayWednesdays – Sundays, Memorial Day – Labor Day, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pmRegular Admissions … Continue reading

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