tickets to the Festival of Nations.
May Day Parade, Heart of the Beast Puppet Theatre, Sun, May 6, 1 PM, parade starts at corner of 25th Street and Bloomington Ave in South Minneapolis
Bloomington Curbside Clean Up Days - great day to get rid of stuff or find some treasures! See schedule on above link
KID'S CONSIGNMENT SALE EVENTS
Treasure Hunt Sales (May 4-6) Ames Arena in Lakeville.
Eden Prairire Just Bewteen Friends—May 3-6 at the former Frank's Nursery
Hennepin County Garage Sales
MALL of AMERICA EVENTS
Toddler Tuesdays: Under the Sea Party, Tues, May 1, 10 AM - noon, West Market Square. Click here for upcoming Toddler Tuesdays events.
Hugo, Sat, May 5, 10 AM, Free Family Flicks at the Mall of America, first-come, first-served, as seating is limited to the theater capacity. FREE! Click here for future showings
Young Inventors Fair,Sat, May 5, 1 - 4 PM, Rotunda
American Girl Doll Store Events - all events FREE and open to the public!
McKenna "Take the Challenge" Scavenger Hunt, Wed, May 2, 4 - 8 PM
EXHIBITS, MOVIE, & THEATRE EVENTS
Target Free Family Concerts at Orchestra Hall schedule
Enchanted, Friday Night Family Movies, May 4, 6 PM, West Side Perk, FREE!
Click here for upcoming movie events.
Real Pirates Exhibition: Science Museum of Minnesota, now through Sept. 3. Don your pirate hat and climb aboard a recreation of a pirate ship. Learn to tie knots, hoist a pirate flag and explore what life was like on a real pirate ship. See more than 200 artifacts from North America’s only authenticated pirate shipwreck.
Wood Lake Nature Center, Minneapolis Parks and Recreation and Three Rivers Park District offer a wide variety of fun activities and events for all ages including preschoolers. Three Rivers also has Free Family Fun Days.
Woodlake Nature Center
Marsh Exploreres, Sun, May 6, 1:00 and 3:30 PM, $3 or free for members
Nature Adventurers, Tues, May 1 and Wed, May 2, 10 AM, $8 per child
Richardson Nature Center Events
Baby Birds, Preschool Drop-Off, Tues, May 1, 1-3 PM, $10
Walk When the Moon is Full: Frog Moon, Fri, May 4, 8-9:30 PM, $5
Raptor Release, Hyland Park Reserve, Sat, May 5, 11 AM, FREE!
Click here for upcoming Richardson Nature Center events
Minnesota Zoo Events
Dr. Zoolittle, May 6, (4-8 years), 1-3 PM, $37 for child/adult members, $50 non-members
Inch By Inch, Sat, May 5; Mon, May 7, Toddler Time (2-3 years), 9:30 - 10:30 AM or 11 AM - 12 noon, members $18, non-members $22
Penguin Plunge, Fri, May 4, Preschool Classes (3 1/2 years - Kindgergarten), 9:30-11:30 AM or 1:00-3:00 PM, Members: $23 per class, Non-members: $28 per class.
Bear Encounters - May 5, $125
Dolphin Ecounters - May 6, $150
If the event/date you want is full, there is a waiting list option available during registration.
Call 952.431.9320 if you have any questions.
Click here for upcoming Minnesota Zoo events.
Creative Kidstuff Toddler Play Time , West End St. Louis Park and Wayzata stores, Weds at 10 AM, FREE!
Pump It Up Pop-In Playtime: Schedule is subject to change on school out days. No registration required.
Eden Pairie - Pop-In Playtime - Mondays: 1:30-3 PM; Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays: 10-11:30 AM and 1-3:30 PM; Family Jump Time: 6:30-8 PM
Parents Night Out, 2nd Friday of the month, $25, Call for reservations, spots fill quickly
Burnsville - Tuesdays, Pop-In Playtime: 10 AM - 11:30 AM , Family Jump Time: 6:30-8pm, Wednesdays, Pop-In Playtime: 1:30 - 3 PM, $6 per person1:30PM - 3:00PM Pop In Playtime 6:30PM - 8:00PM Family Jump Time
Parents Night Out, 5:30-8:30, 2nd Friday of the month, $25, Call for reservations, spots fill quickly
Marie Mayhew Knitter's Trunk Show , Heartfelt, (all ages), Sat, May 5, drop in between 11 AM and 2 PM, FREE! Marie will offer tutorials in double point knitting
Build a Planter Box, Home Depot Kid's Workshop, Bloomington, FREE!, 9 AM - 12 noon Call 952-881-7020 for more information
Hennepin County Library EventsMusic with a Latin Beat, Penn Lake, Sat, May 5, 11 AM, FREE!
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Click here for STORYTIME around town
Click here for SUMMER CAMPS A to Z information
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