FIVE AWESOME THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND!
Bell Natural History Museum, 10 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455 Saturday, November 16: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., free with museum admission: $4-$6/pp
James Flaten, of NASA’s MN Space Grant Consortium and Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics at the University of Minnesota will be at the Bell this weekend. Activities for this family day will revolve around aerospace engineering and at the end of the day, there will be a rocket launch. Plus, you get to see a hovercraft!
American Swedish Institute, 2600 Park Avenue Minneapolis MN 55407 Saturday, November 17: 2 p.m. – 3 p.m., free with museum admission: $5-$9/pp
Are you ready for Christmas? You can start the countdown this weekend with a musical performance by the ASI Cloudberries women’s chorus in the decorated Turnblad Mansion Grand Hall. While you are there, pop into the Studio Classroom from 1 to 3 p.m. to make a Nordic craft.
The Wong Kids in The Secret of the Space Chupacabra Go! Children’s Theatre Company;2400 3rd Ave S Minneapolis, MN 55404 Tickets $39.00 – $47.00 (Find Discount Tickets HERE) Recommended for Ages 8+
Wong Kids is closing after this weekend. If you think you might want to see it, read my review HERE. I sent a very tired little girl and a crabby husband to this and they came back excited and energized and really happy to have spent a daddy/daughter date night.
In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre, 1500 East Lake Street, Minneapolis, MN 55407 Saturday, November 17, 2013; 10 a.m. & Noon Admission is $5 ($2 for neighborhood children)
This week’s Show is based on the Children’s book, On The Day You Were Born. There is a puppet show and a make-and-take craft. Both are family activities offered in our classroom. No reservations are necessary but seating for the shows and workshops is limited.
Maya Hidden WorldsScience Museum of Minnesota, 120 W. Kellogg Boulevard, St. Paul, Minnesota 55102 Ongoing through January 5, 2014 Ticket Prices $9-$28