Archive for November, 2010

Breakfast with Santa at Several Green Mill Restaurants – Saturdays in December.

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Several Green Mill Restaurant’s in the area will be hosting Breakfast with Santa this month.  Just bring a toy for Toys for Tots.  The Marines will be picking up the toys at the end of the event.  The first of these breakfasts is this Saturday, December 4th from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the [...]

Northeast Minneapolis Family Night — November 30, 2010

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Are you looking for stress-free dinner plans for a Tuesday night?  Join the community at Northeast Minneapolis Family Night from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  No cooking, no dishes, no clean up — Just an opportunity to have dinner and conversation with your family.  Before dinner, make a advent calendar out of candy that you [...]

Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies’ Philharmonic Holiday Concert – Friday, December 3 at Noon.

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The Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies is performing a Philharmonic Holiday Concert at the IDS Crystal Court in Downtown Minneapolis this Friday at noon.  Dr. Jeffrey Stirling will be the conductor.  This could be a good day to do the Holidazzle Parade and the Macy’s Santaland – A Day in the Life of an Elf.

Turkey Talk at Richardson Nature Center – Sunday November 28, 2010

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  There is nothing quite as amusing as the first time a kid realizes the food they are eating used to be a cute farm animal! So, why not check out the Richardson Nature Center on Sunday from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. to show your kids just what we all ate on Thanksgiving.  Join [...]

Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow. Now what?

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The season of snowstorms has arrived in Minnesota.  I don’t like winter to keep me home, but sometimes there is no choice.  For some reason the thought of entertaining my family at home brings to mind Jane Austen’s books.  So what would Emma do if she were stuck in a snowstorm (and had access to [...]

Holidazzle Parade Runs November 26th through December 19th.

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The Holidazzle Parade starts this Friday and runs through Sunday, December 19th.  As always it runs from 12th Street to 4th Street on Nicollet Mall in Downtown Minneapolis.  Start time is 6:30 p.m.  Last year I made a few notes to myself:  bring something to sit on; bring hot cocoa and snacks and bring a [...]

Childish Films at Southdale Library: Instrumental Movies – Saturday, Nov. 27th.

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An Encore presentation of last week’s Childish Films at Minneapolis Central will be shown at Southdale Library.   The Children’s film curators for the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival will present a pre-show art activity and educational intro for children’s film fans before the screening and Whole Foods always provides treats.  This month features Instrumental Movies [...]

Holiday Tree Lighting at 50th & France – November 27, 2010

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The Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony at 50th & France is set for November 27th at 5pm. There will be reindeer rides, Santa, warm drinks compliments of Caribou Coffee, and carolers from 2-5 pm.  Please bring non-perishable food items to benefit Cornerstone, a charity founded in response to the crisis needs of victims of domestic [...]

Snakes Alive! at Richardson Nature Center – Sunday November 21, 2010

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Richardson Nature Center gives you a chance to meet Minnesota snakes up close and personal. Bring your family Richardson Nature Center from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. There is no fee for this program, but the Three Rivers Park District will take donations to help their Wonderfund – a program that creates opportunities [...]

Cambridge Snowflake Parade – Saturday, November 20th

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Cambridge will host its 14th Annual Snowflake Parade on Saturday, November 20th at 6 p.m.  It starts on Second Avenue and Fern Street and follows Main Street to Downtown.

Lowry and Richardson Nature Centers offer Raptors in the Yard – Sunday November 21, 2010

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What fun to see live birds of prey, learn their survival strategies, and find out why they live in captivity.  Bring your kids and your camera to either Lowry Nature Center or Richardson Nature Center from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday.  There is no fee for this program, but the Three Rivers Park [...]

North Mississippi Regional Park Free Family Fundays: Feeder Watch – Sunday, November 21, 2010

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  North Mississippi Regional Park’s Free Family Funday this week will feature a program called “Feeder Watch” that is run by trained volunteers. Watch winter birds from 1 p.m. to  3 p.m..  There is no fee for this program, but the Three Rivers Park District will take donations to help their Wonderfund – a program [...]

Macy’s Annual Santaland Runs 11/20/2010 – 12/30/2010

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The theme of this year’s Santaland is “A Day in the Life of an Elf”.   Afterwards, have your photo taken with Santa.  See the Free Family Fun Calendar for daily hours.

Silverwood Cinema Presents Raptor Force – Wednesday, November 17, 2010

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  Silverwood Park’s November film is Raptor Force.   Meet in the Great Hall from 7 p.m to 9 p.m.  Popcorn will be available for purchase. There is no fee for this film, but the Three Rivers Park District will take donations to help their Wonderfund – a program that creates opportunities for school groups and [...]

Childish Films at Minneapolis Central Library: Instrumental Movies – Saturday, Nov. 20th

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This is one of my favorite reasons to live in the Twin Cities — another of Minneapolis Central Library’s Childish Films.  The Children’s film curators for the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival will present a pre-show art activity and educational intro for children’s film fans before the screening and Whole Foods always provides treats.  This [...]

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