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'F' is for Free & Frugal Family Fun: Week of May 28



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Alphabet Summer: Celebrating Life One Letter at a Time book today!

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Richfield United Methodist Church Community Carnival, Sat, June 2, 10 AM - 2 PM

MALL of AMERICA EVENTS

Toddler Tuesdays: The Cat in the Hat, Tuesday, May 29, 10 a.m. - Noon, Rotunda

Puss and Boots, Sat,June 2, 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, 4 - 8 PM, May 30
American Girl Historical Character Scavenger Hunt, Jun 1, 3 (2-6 PM)
American Girl Historical Character Scavenger Hunt, Jun 1, 3 (2-6 PM)

EXHIBITS, MOVIE, & THEATRE EVENTS
Click here to enter to Win a Year of Museum Adventures

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

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

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
Click here for upcoming Richardson Nature Center events

Como Zoo Events
Lil' Sprouts, ages 1 - 4, 10 AM - 12 noon, $15 for Adults – Kids are FREE. Receive three $5.00 off coupons with the purchase of a Lil’ Sprout Thursday program that you can use on our Public Programs (one coupon per class)!
Furry Friends, May 31
Click here for more Como Zoo 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.
Family Overnights (5 years and older), 7 PM, breakfast provided, one adult required, $47 per person for members, $55 per person for non-members
Growlin’ with the Grizzlies, Jun 1

Dolphin Ecounters
- May 6, 20, Jun 2, 10, $150
If the date you want is full, there is a waiting list option available during registration. Call
952.431.9320 for more information.
Click here for more Minnesota Zoo events.

CRAFTS
Preschool Air Fairy, Heartfelt, Wed, May 30 or Thurs, May 31, 10:30 - 11:30 AM
Fairy Garden, Heartfelt, Sat, June 2, 10:30 - 11:30 AM, ages 6 to adult, $32
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

Click here for STORYTIME around town
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