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The Big List

A.C.E.S. Flight Simulation Center Aamodt’s Apple Farm Above the Falls Sports Action Packed Paintball Actors Theatre of Minnesota Adams Hill Park Adele’s Frozen Custard Adventure Peak in Edinborough Park Afton Alps Recreational Area Afton Apple Orchards Afton beach Afton State Park Air Maxx Trampoline Park and Fun Center Aldrich Ice Arena Alexander Ramsey House Amazing Mirror Maze Amazing Threads AMC Theatres American Association of Woodturners Gallery American Girl American Museum of Asmat Art American Swedish Institute American Wings Air Museum Ames Center AMF bowling Animal Humane Society Anoka Aquatic Center Anoka County History Center Anoka-Ramsey College Theatre Applause Community Theater Apple Jack Orchards Apple Place Bowl Apple Valley Family Aquatic Center Applewood Orchard Aquatennial Ard Godfrey House Art Start Art-A-Whirl ArtiCulture Artists to Go Augsburg College Art Galleries Augsburg Skatepark Avalon Tea Room Award-Winning City T

Twin Cities Public Television Discounts

Twin Cities Public Television members can save on the following adventures: The Art Academy Bakken Library & Museum of Electricity in Life Bill & Bonnie Daniels Firefighters Hall & Museum Common Good Books Heights Theater In the Heart of the Beast Puppet & Mask Theatre Minnesota Children’s Museum Oratorio Society of Minnesota Park Square Theatre Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium Stages Theatre Company University of Minnesota Gophers

Minnesota Public Radio Discounts

One of the best benefits to becoming a member is that Minnesota Public Radio members can save on the following adventures: American Swedish Institute The Art Academy Chestnut Street Books Children’s Theatre Company Common Good Books Crafty Planet Crema Café Dream Haven Books Eko Backen Snow Tubing Excelsior Bay Books Exultate From Age to Age Grand Hill Gallery Heights Theater Hennepin History Museum Hennepin Theatre District Hopkins Center for the Arts HUGE Improv Theater Jungle Theater Lakeshore Players Theatre Lyric Arts Main Street Stage Magers and Quinn Booksellers Minnesota Opera Minnesota Transportation Museum National Eagle Center The National Lutheran Choir A Novel Place Old Log Theater O'Shaughnessy Auditorium Park Square Theatre Pepito’s Parkway Theater The Rose Ensemble Simply Jane The Singers Twin Cities Gay Men’s Chorus Valley Bookseller Vocal Essence Wild Rumpus

Mall of America Coupon Book

The Mall of America coupon book can be purchased at the customer service desk. AAA members can save $5 by printing the coupon on this page . A.C.E.S. Flight Simulation Center Amazing Mirror Maze American Girl Build-a-Bear Workshop Lego Imagination Center Moose Mountain Adventure Golf Nickelodeon Universe Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium Sky Deck and Lanes Water Park of America

Entertainment

Remember the old Happenings Book back in the day? It's been re-branded and is now the Entertainment Book .  You can buy the big old copy online or use their mobile app for savings at the following places in the Twin Cities. I find it quickly pays for itself.  Check your local schools and non-profits to see if they are selling it for fundraising. Action Packed Paintball Air Maxx Trampoline Park and Fun Center AMF  Ben & Jerry’s Big Bear Indoor Mini-Putt Big Stone Mini Golf & Sculpture Garden Big Thrill Factory Blainbrook Entertainment Center Brooklyn Center Community Center Brooklyn Park Community Activity Center Bunker Beach Water Park Bunker Indoor Golf Center Burnsville Ice Center Chaska Community Center Cheap Skate Cold Stone Creamery Cone Brothers Ice Cream & Candy Country Club Lanes Eagles Nest Gibbs Museum of Pioneer & Dakotah Life Goony Golf of Spring Lake Park Ham Lake Lanes Hennepin History Museum Hometown Creamery Jackson’s Coffee

Chinook Book

Chinook Book helps you save money at local businesses that do good things for the environment and the community. Amazing Threads American Swedish Institute The Art Academy Bead Monkey The Beez Kneez Bell Museum of Natural History Ben & Jerry’s Chanhassen Dinner Theater Children’s Museum Children’s Theatre Company Choo Choo Bob's Common Good Books Crafty Planet Create Everyday Creative Kidstuff Darn.knit. {anyway} The Depot Ice Rink Eat My Words Elsie's Bowling Guthrie Theater Heights Theater History Theatre Ikea Småland Illusion Theatre Jungle Theater MacPhail Center for Music Magers & Quinn Booksellers Memory Lanes Micawber's Books Minnesota History Center Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Minnesota Opera Minnesota Orchestra Minnesota Zoo Minnetonka Center for the Arts Northrup King Building Paint Your Plate Peapods The Red Ballooon Bookshop REI Rock Climbing Wall Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium Sebastian Joe’s Sixth Chamber

Twin Cities Adventure Guide

Go on an Adventure! camps parties Discount Sources     AAA     Bloomingtoncoupons.com     Chinook Book & mobile     Entertainment & mobile     MOA - Mall of America coupon book     MPR -Minnesota Public Radio     TPT - Twin Cities Public Television

Bloomington Coupons

Award-Winning City Tours Build-a-Bear Workshop Canterbury Park Racetrack Chanhassen Dinner Theatre Como Park Minnesota Children's Museum Minnesota Zoo Paradise Charter Cruises Minneapolis Queen Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium The Works Museum

Twin Cities Adventure Guide Sample

Horseback Riding

Boulder Pointe Equestrian & Event Center Anoka: 6612 189th Ln NW 612.716.9062 parties Bunker Park Stable Andover: 550 Bunker Lk Blvd NW 763.757.9445 parties tinyurl.com/oz2l69m , 12/31/15 HHH Ranch Hastings: 16032 180th St E 651.338.2792 Pegasus Riding School Medina: 4550 Pioneer Tr 763.478.6472 Ridesport Stables Hamel: 22090 Strehler Rd 612.747.0621 River Valley Horse Ranch Carver: 16480 Jonathan Carver Pkwy 952.361.3361 Rose Lawn Stables St. Francis: 24069 Rum River Blvd 763.753.5517 camps Seventh Farm River Falls, WI: 340 Glenmont Road 651.231.3441 Sunnyside Stables Rosemount: 15400 Emery Ave E 651.226.2027, 6-13 years camps, parties Winterhaven Stables Castle Rock: 507.581.4052

The Tiny Wish (a book review)

Given my love for all things small and magical , I was DELIGHTED to get my paws on a copy of the brand new beautiful and inspirational book, The Tiny Wish by Lori Evert, photographed by Per Breiehagen. When I read the book to my five-year-old, her eyes grew as large as saucers and her lips curled into an "o".  The heart of magic has been tapped! Forget about the busy and annoying world of cars and all their expensive problems, the internet with all it's paradoxical connectivity and loneliness. Let's remember a time when we were all more tied to nature. I love the beginning of the story, "Long, long ago, the days when you could only see as much of the world as a horse could take you...." With that wonderful opening, my sweet daughter and I have traveled back in time and place and are ready to take in curious little Anja's spring adventure.  It's a perfect book to read right now when winter and I should have broken up and parted ways weeks ago.