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'F' is for Free & Frugal Family Fun: Week of June 4

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Book 'Em, Bloomington Crime Prevention Association's 20th annual Used Book Sale, June 2 - 16, 9801 Lyndale Avenue

MALL of AMERICA EVENTS
Mouse Hunt, Sat,June 9, 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

LEGO Creation Celebration, Fri, Jun 8 - Sun, Jun 10, 11 AM - 6 PM, Mall Wide

Caringbridge: "That's a Lot of Love" Celebration, Thurs, Jun 7, 10 AM - 9:30 PM, Rotunda
American Girl Doll Store Events - all events FREE and open to the public!
McKenna "Take the Challenge" Scavenger Hunt, Wed, June 6 (15-5 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

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
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 Zoo Adventures (4-8 years), 1-3 PM, $37 for child/adult members, $50 non-members
Mighty Moose, Jun 9
Toddler Time (2-3 years), 9:30 - 10:30 AM or 11 AM - 12 noon, members $18, non-members $22
A Color of His Own, Sat, Jun 9
Penguin Encounters - Jun 9, $75
If the date you want is full, there is a waiting list option available during registration. Call 952.431.9320 for more information.
Dolphin Ecounters - Jun 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
Call 612-877-8090 to register for classes at Heartfelt in Linden Hills
Fairy Garden, Sat, June 9, 10:30 - 11:30 AM, ages 6 to adult, $32
Flower Fairy Demonstration, Sat, June 9, drop in between 1 and 3 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

Click here for STORYTIME around town
Click here for SUMMER CAMPS A to Z information
Click here for BIRTHDAY PARTIES A to Z
Click here for your own ALPHABET SUMMER
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