Archive for January, 2012

Childish Films: For Kids By Kids, Saturday, February 4, 2012

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We Southdale Library will host Childish Films: For Kids By Kids on Saturday.  You and your children can watch prize-winning animated films made by Camera-etc. (this link is French), an international collective of animators working with children to create hand-made artistic films that tell the children’s own stories. (Note: all films have some English subtitles, [...]

Saturday, February 4th is “Pay What You Can” Day at SteppingStone Theatre

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Saturday is “Pay What You Can Day” at Stepping Stone Theatre.   Just show up an hour before the performance and choose your ticket price.  Tickets are on a first come, first served basis.  The show starts at 3:00 p.m.   Almost to Freedom is a play adapted by local playwright Kim Hines from the [...]

Winter Carnival Events at the Landmark Center

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On Saturday, February 3rd, the Landmark Center will host the Winter Carnival: Bouncing Team Tryouts in Musser Cortile from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Watch from the second floor as teams compete in this Winter  Carnival Tradition.  Then, on Sunday, February 4th, return for the Winter Carnival: Family Day Events from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 [...]

Leonardo’s Basement Ice & Snow Festival – Saturday, February 4, 2012

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5th Annual Ice & Snow Festival This could be a nearly snowless and iceless event. Always prepared to pull winter rabbits out of hats, we are undaunted by the lack of snow. Join the wintery fun on. Saturday, February 4, 2012 1:00-4:00 pm FREE! Griggs Park Workshop 1188 Hubbard Avenue Saint Paul 55104 Don’t forget [...]

Additional Seats Available for Ravel’s Mother Goose – The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra

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A block of seats has become available for The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra’s Saturday February 18th, 9:30am concert of Ravel’s Mother Goose. Tickets are free and can be reserved online on a first-come, first-served basis.  Limit 4 tickets per order. Seating is general admission. This 50-minute Family Concert employs a full-sized chamber orchestra and weaves [...]

Germanic-American Institute: Winterfest mit Euro Dance Party

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On Saturday, January 28th from 3:00 pm-7:00 p.m., the Germanic-American Institute is hosting a Winterfest Tent Party.  This German twist on Winter Carnival is a great opportunity to head outdoors for music, food, and a few beers (for the grownups) in Karneval spirit. Keep warm under the tent or gather around the bonfire on the [...]

Winter Carnival Activities at Landmark Center

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This Sunday, January 29th the Landmark Center is hosting Winter Carnival Kid’s Activities in Musser Cortile between 2:00 and 4:00 pm; FREE.  The Winter Carnival will be sponsoring an afternoon of various activities for children, to include drawing, games and other fun stuff.

Free Family Funday at North Mississippi Regional Park – Feathers

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Drop in to North Mississippi Regional Park anytime between 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 29th. Discover the magic of feathers! Touch soft feathers, test waterproof feathers, play feather games, and try writing a note with a quill pen.   If you and your kids want to learn more about feathers, the DNR offers [...]

U of M – Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics – Public Viewing Friday Evenings

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Want to become an astronomer? The Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics is pleased to give you the opportunity through a series of scheduled public viewings. From the rooftop of the physics building, you will have the chance to observe some of the same celestial objects that have inspired sky-gazers throughout history. This week’s event: January 27, [...]

12th Annual Snow Day at Wargo Nature Center — Saturday, Januay 28, 2012

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Wargo Nature Center will again be offering its annual Snow Day Event on Saturday, January 28th from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.. Participants of all ages will have a chance partake in a variety of activities including: snow shoeing, ice fishing, kick- sledding, cross-country skiing, winter crafts, live animals and more. This is a free event, [...]

Author Anna Dewdney at the Red Balloon with Llama Llama Red Pajama

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On Saturday at 10:30 a.m., author and illustrator Anna Dewdney will be at The Red Balloon Bookshop for storytime and a book signing of her book, Llama Llama Red Pajama. Members of theStages Theatre Company will also be on hand to celebrate their world premiere musical production of “Llama Llama Red Pajama,”

Art Sled Rally at Powderhorn Park – Saturday, January 28, 2012

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Saturday is The 5th Annual Art Sled Rally at Powderhorn Park. This celebration is an opportunity for your family to enjoy a sledding spectacle as artists of all ages show off their handiwork on the Powderhorn luge tracks.  The creators of this event, South Sixteenth High Jinks, are a group of artists and neighborhood residents [...]

Midtown Chinese New Year — Friday Evening

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Midtown Global Market will bring a taste of Asia to south Minneapolis as it hosts its Chinese New Year Celebration on Friday, January 27, 2011, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., as part of Friday Family Night.  Members from the Chinese Heritage Foundation will be on-hand for fortune telling and distributing red envelopes — traditionally [...]

Free Family Funday at North Mississippi Regional Park: Year of the Dragon

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Drop in to anytime between 1:00 and 3:00 p.m. on Sunday at North Mississippi Regional Park for Free Family Funday: Year of the Dragon. January 23 marks the celebration of Chinese New Year 2012. This year the zodiac sign is the Dragon with the special Chinese element of water. Discover the meaning of this ancient [...]

White-tailed Deer Investigation at Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park – Sunday, January 22, 2012

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The Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park is celebrating deer season with a White-tailed Deer Investigation on Sunday between 1:00 and 3:00 p.m. Your family can learn about white-tailed deer by touching artifacts like fur, bones, legs, antlers, jaws and skulls and listening to sounds they make to communicate.  You can even create your own replica [...]

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