This month at The Home Depot’s Kids Workshop, your children can make a Father’s Day Valet. What dad doesn’t need a place to store his multiple electronic gadgets and remote controls. So bring your kids to the Home Depot between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. on Saturday. In addition to the great father’s day gift, [...]
Archive for May, 2011
It’s time for the Flint Hills International Children’s Festival this weekend!!!! I think of all the great things there are to do in the Twin Cities all year, this is my hands-down favorite. During the Family Weekend, the parks around the Ordway Center fill with free arts activities, arts exhibitions, and performances. There are more [...]
This Weeks Line-Up of Bands for Minneapolis and St. Paul Music in the Park: May 30, 2011 – June 5, 2011
Here is the line up for this week’s Music In The Parks in both Minneapolis and St. Paul: Lake Harriet Bandshell (7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted): Monday : r’nt with Lonnie Knight (6:45) Tuesday: The Mystic Order of Reverb and Twang Wednesday: Dam Newton’s Café Accordion Orchestra Thursday: Linden Hills Chamber Orchestra Friday: Alison Scott [...]
Go back in time this weekend at The Landing Encampment. Experience life along the Minnesota River. Meet fur traders, Civil War soldiers, and observe demonstrations in the encampments. Visit Mr. Robert’s lunch counter at the depot. Enjoy an imaginary ride upriver via the moving panorama show. Ride the Percheron horse-drawn trolley and play games. On [...]
The Bell Natural History Museum is free every Sunday. If you have never been there, it is worth it just for their permanent collection of taxidermified (is that a word) animals. Kids love this exhibit. This weekend they are also showing the exhibit, Sustainable Shelter: Dwelling Within the Forces of Nature. It takes a playful [...]
Saturday, June 11th is National Get Outdoors Day. I will have several posts the week of, but this one takes a little pre-planning. The city of South St. Paul Jaycees will be hosting an overnight camping experience in Lorraine Park. The early bird cost is only $5.00 per tent and the night is stuffed full [...]
Silverwood Park in St. Anthony hosts an Acoustic Jam Session every Saturday morning from 10 a.m to noon at the Silverwood coffee shop. Musicians are welcome, or just bring the kids for family-friendly acoustic music. If you are interested in performing, contact Silverwood at 763-694-7707 to reserve a time to play. A piano is available.
On Monday, your family can visit the Minnesota State Capitol and see a monumental and detailed model of it made entirely of LEGO® bricks. Built by LEGO® ambassador Roy Cook, the six-foot-long, four-foot-wide and three-foot-high model is made of more than 75,000 bricks and took more than 150 hours to build. While you are there, take advantage [...]
This Sunday, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., Silverwood Park in St. Anthony will host an afternoon of water-based fun including art and nature water-based activities, music, canoeing, fishing, food, and more! Canoe demos provided by Hoigaard’s. Ongoing activities throughout the afternoon, with a concert on Silverwood’s outdoor stage at 5 PM.