$5 or Less
Plymouth Creek Center
Friday, April 12, 2013 6:00-9:00 pm (During Plymouth’s Lawn and Garden Expo)
$5, those under 16 are free
Bug activities will be provided for the entire family as well as a chance to meet Bruce the Bug Guy!
Eastman Nature Center, Elm Creek Nature Reserve
Saturday, April 13, 2013 10:00 am-12:00 pm (for ages 4 and up)
$5, Reservations REQUIRED Call 763-559-6700
Explore the woods for little friends, dance and frolic while you sprinkle fairy seeds, search for whimsical woodland creatures, read Fairy Houses by Tracy Kane–my girls LOVE this book–and make your own fairy houses. Fairies are a favorite at our house. This is another chance to live in a fairy world!
Gale Woods Farm
Saturday, April 13, 2013 10:00 am-3:00 pm (for ages 2 and up)
Enjoy spring on the farm. Meet the animals and their babies, play farm games, eat farm fresh treats, get dirty, and make wool. However, I have no idea what they mean by making wool because to make wool, I think you need to raise a sheep. I’m guessing they mean make woolfelt!
More Than $5
Stages Theatre, Hopkins Jaycees Theatre
Friday, April 12, 2013 7:00 pm (appropriate for ages 3-7)
$12-$15 Show runs until May 5, 2013 various days and times
This show is 45 minutes long and a perfect first stage theatre performance. The seating is limited to reserve tickets today.
White Versus Wheat: A Tale of Two Flours
Mill City Museum
Saturday, April 13, 2013 2:00 pm
$6-$11 (museum admission), children under 5 and MHS members are free
All about the history of flour. this history lesson will teach why flour is enriched, how they mass produced it (and why), what the difference between white and wheat is, and how to make different recipes.
Minnesota Center for Book Arts
Saturday, April 13, 2013 10:00 am-12:00 pm (for ages 6 and older)
$35/adult-child pair, $18 for each additional participant, Registration REQUIRED on the website
As with everything at the Minnesota Center for Book Arts, this is not simply going to be making construction paper kites. You will get to use Vandercook printing presses to print Japanese Kozo paper. The next step will be to use your printed paper, bamboo sticks, glue and thread.
The Works Museum
Saturday, April 13, 2013 10:00 am-5:00 pm
$8 (I think, if I’m reading it correctly)
The Works is an adventure any day but especially on the days that the robots are set loose. Be on the lookout for the opportunities you get to interact with a robot.
A Thousand Journeys, One Home: Asian-Pacific Heritage Day
Minnesota History Center
Saturday, April 13, 2013 12:00-4:00 pm
$6-$11, children under 5 and MHS members are free
Programming is busy and full of many different opportunites:
- Noon to 12:15: Chinese Woodwinds with Ying Zhang
Family Afternoon Featuring Sámi Yoiker Stina Fagertun
American Swedish Institute
Saturday, April 13, 2013 1:00-5:00 pm
Listen to the art of storytelling from Sweden, participate in a scavenger hunt through Eight Galleries, singing Sami style, and working on a craft.
Carnival of the Animals Performed by the James Sewell Ballet and the Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphony
The Cowles Center
Saturday, April 13-Sunday, April 14, 2013 11:00 am-Sat, 2:00 pm-Sun
Come early for facepainting and stay for an hour of beautiful and fun music for kids.
French Regional Park
Sunday, April 14, 2013 1:00-3:00 pm (for ages 8 and older)
$8, Reservation REQUIRED. Call 763-559-6700
The S’mores have gone MISSING! And we can’t have that! By using GPS units, go on a search for the ingredients hidden in the woods.