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Take a Kid Fishing Weekend – June 8-10, 2018
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Top 10 Family Picks: June in the Twin Cities
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10 Free Things To Do in June in the Twin Cities

Take a Kid Fishing Weekend – June 8-10, 2018

Minnesotans 15-years-old or younger and their grown up companion can fish without licenses on Friday, June 8, through Sunday, June 10, during the Minnesota DNR’s “Take a Kid Fishing Weekend”. You don’t even need to own fishing gear, because it is available for loan from Minnesota State Parks. We have borrowed fishing gear at William O’Brien State Park. It was very easy to do and a park ranger stopped by to give the girls pointers. Note that if you can’t make it to Take a Kid Fishing Weekend, Minnesota residents generally can fish in state parks without a fishing license, unless the body of water requires a trout stamp.Take a Kid Fishing Weekend Read More

Top 10 Family Picks: June in the Twin Cities

The June Family Picks have a little bit of something for everyone.  Browse the post and see what looks interesting to you. If you have it in your budget to splurge on some activities to do with your kids, you may not want to miss some of these. Even with that, we have some free things on June’s Top 10!

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Blue Sun Soda1) 6/2: Free Whistler Factory Tour and Giveaway Party | 10 am-6 pm, Tours at 11 am, Noon, 1 pm
See a 1952 Dixie Bottling machine in action making Minnesota’s ONLY returnable bottle soda
Included in the day: Free Whistler Soda Tastings,  Tour the OPERATING Bottling Line for FREE and learn about making soda, Come play on the 16 Pinball machines, 2 SKEE BALL Machines, Free Popcorn
PRIZE GIVE AWAY! For Every 8 Whistler Bottles you return you will get an entry into the Give Away!
1st Place- A Free Case of Whistler Soda Every Month for a Year. (Bottle deposit still applies)
2nd Place- 4 pack of Twins vs Boston Tickets.
3rd Place- A Free Case Of Whistler Soda. (Bottle deposit still applies)
4th and 5th Place- Free Whistler T- Shirt.


 

Snapology Minnesota

Image courtesy Snapology

2) Sundays in June: Lattes & LEGOS® | Snapology Discovery Center (2649 Lyndale Avenue South, Mpls, MN 55408)  | 9-11am | $8 | Enjoy a delicious beverage from Bob’s Java Hut (next door to Snapology) while your kiddo plays at Snapology for a reduced price!  
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3) 6/8: Go to Opening Day at Bunker Beach Water Park
701 County Parkway A, Coon Rapids| 11 am| $12-$15, under age 1 is free| WCCO voted Bunker Beach Water Park the best water park of 2017.


Photo by Dan Norman

4) Now-6/10: Catch The Lorax at Children’s Theatre Company
2400 3rd Ave. S, Minneapolis| $10+ | Read Gianna’s review here to see  if this may be something you want to see.


5) Throughout early June: Go Strawberry Picking!
Anne has all the farms you can choose from in this article.


6) 6/18-6/21/18: Send your princess to camp at Moore Than Dance
Princess Promenade Summer Camp – Morning 
| Moore Than Dance, 1220 E. Moore Lake Dr., Fridley, MN | 10:00am-12:00pm | $120 | Princesses know their power comes not from their beauty, but from the virtues and qualities they possess.  Dance, sing, make crafts and learn how you can be a princess too! Ages 4-8

6/18-6/21/18: Princess Promenade Summer Camp -Afternoon | Moore Than Dance, 1220 E. Moore Lake Dr., Fridley, MN | 5:00-7:00pm | $120 | Princesses know their power comes not from their beauty, but from the virtues and qualities they possess.  Dance, sing, make crafts and learn how you can be a princess too! Ages 4-8


Summer Camp

7) 6/22/18: Have a Date Night
Parent’s Night Out | Snapology Discovery Center (2649 Lyndale Avenue South, Mpls, MN 55408  | 5:30-8:30pm | $20 | See a movie or enjoy a meal while your children are.


The Twin Cities with Kids8) Throughout June: Join a Summer Book Club at Red Balloon Bookshop 
891 Grand Ave, St. Paul| Various Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursday| Free | So many different options throughout the summer for you to enjoy.


Kerfoot Adventure Park

Terrifying

9) Throughout June: Crawl around Kerfoot Canopy Tours’ brand-spanking new Adventure Park 
30200 Scenic Byway, Henderson, MN | By Appointment Only | $25-$29 | This extreme adventure is for  kids and adults ages 7+.  After going through Ground School, you graduate and explore all over a 50 foot tall structure that scares me to death.  But my kids?  They love it!  Check out our adventure in this video.


10) Wednesdays in June: The BookHounds ClubHouse is OPEN
4760 Banning Ave, White Bear Lake | 10 am-11 am | FREE | This summer the BookHounds ClubHouse is open in downtown White Bear Lake at GoodKids.  The ClubHouse is full of the best stories, the grooviest people, and most fun activities for you.

Summer Reading with Bookhounds

10 Free Things To Do in June in the Twin Cities

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All of a sudden it’s June! Are any of you out there in my boat — both excited and leery at the thought of another school year ending and a wide expanse of days ahead to fill with…well…whatever floats that boat we’re in? As much as I love watching my kids enjoy their free time by figuring out how to entertain themselves, it’s an absolute must for me to have some fun days out planned to anticipate. Here are some FREE outing ideas to whip out for your own family in the month of June: Read More

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