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'F' is for Free & Frugal Family Fun: Week of May 21

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MALL of AMERICA EVENTS
Toddler Tuesdays: Treasure Beyond Measure Pirate Show, Tues, May 22, 10 AM - 12 noon, Rotunda

Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas Audition, Sun, May 27, 10 AM - 3 PM, West Market Square

The Wizard of Oz, Sat, May 26, 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

American Girl Doll Store Events - all events FREE and open to the public!
McKenna "Take the Challenge" Scavenger Hunt, Wed, May 23, 4 - 8 PM
American Girl Historical Character Scavenger Hunt
McKenna Bracelet Craft, Wed, 23
Innerstar University Spirit Scrunchie Craft, Fri, May 25, 4 - 6 PM

EXHIBITS, MOVIE, & THEATRE EVENTS
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MacPhail Center for Music FREE Family Music Seies


MN Children's Museum's Let Your Imagination Go Bananas with Curious George, May 26- Oct 7


Flint Hills 2012 International Children's Festival - May 29 - June 3 at Ordway

TPT 2012 Family Fun Day at Como Town and Como Zoo - Saturday, June 2, 10 AM - 4 PM, Save $5 on unlimited ride wristbands ordered by June 1, www.tpt.org, keyword: FUN

Walker First Fridays, June 2, 10 AM - 3 PM

Arty Pants at Walker, second and fourth Tuesdays of the month, 11 AM - 1 PM, ages 2-5 with adult

Baseball: America's Game Exhibition at Hennepin County Library through June 15 at Minneapolis Central, Library and exhibit hours:  Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.   Tuesday, Thursday: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.   Sunday: 12 noon-5 p.m.

Pippi Longstocking, Children's Theatre Company through June 10

Target Free Family Concerts at Orchestra Hall schedule

Tangled, Friday Night Family Movies, May 26, 6 PM, West Side Perk, FREE!
Click here for upcoming movie events.

Real Pirates Exhibition: Science Museum of Minnesota, now through Sept. 3.

Richfield Farmers Market History Exhibits

High Tech Cooking...in the 1860s, June 9
Dig in for Victory, July 14
A Dairy Affair, August 11
Preserving the Harvest: Canning, September 8
Preserving the Harvest: Everything but Canning, October 13

NATURE EVENTS
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.
Richardson Nature Center Events
Baby Insects, Preschool Drop-Off, Tues, May 22, 1-3 PM, $10
Forest Play, Sun, May 27, 3-4 PM, FREE!
Click here for upcoming Richardson Nature Center events

Minnesota Zoo Events
Dinosaurs- Summer 2012
The most exciting pre-historic adventure awaits Minnesota Zoo guests in 2012 when Dinosaurs! roars back to the Zoo, May 26 – September 3.

CRAFTS
Peg People, Heartfelt in Linden Hills, Sat, May 26, drop in between 11 AM and 2 PM, FREE!
Click here for upcoming Heartfelt classes

Fairy Gardening, Little Enchantments in Edina, Sat, June 23, July 28, Aug 25, 1 - 4 PM, $25-$40, call 612.746.4040 for reservations

PLAYTIME
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

Hennepin County Library Events - Click here for this week's library events schedule 


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