I’m going to keep it short and sweet this week in case families are still recovering from a jam-packed holiday weekend.
Good news! It’s gonna feel like spring this upcoming weekend – and we’ve got just a few ideas to get you started in case you need a few to jump-start your family time. As always, check our Family Fun Calendar for a complete listing of how to get out and about this weekend!
SATURDAY, APRIL 11
@ In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre
1500 E Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55407
Time: 9 – 11am & 1 – 3pm
Ages: All ages welcome, children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.
Details: Come help create floats for the annual MayDay celebration in Powderhorn Park! Artists will guide volunteers in creating a piece of their own or a contribution to a parade float.
Free Second Saturday
@ Bakken Museum
3537 Zenith Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55416
Time: 10am – 5pm
Ages: All ages welcome, exhibits appeal mainly to kids preschool-aged and up.
Details: Take advantage of free admission every second Saturday of the month at The Bakken Museum, a space dedicated to exhibits about electricity.
SUNDAY, APRIL 12
Family Day – Rock the Cradle
@ Minneapolis Institute of Arts
2400 Third Ave. South, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404
Hours: 11am – 5pm
Ages: Appropriate for all ages
Details: Sponsored by The Current, the MIA, and Children’s Theatre Company, this annual event invites kids and their families to come out for live music, DJ storytime, a kids dance party, and lots of other activities hosted by some of our favorite local businesses and non-profits. Get the entire lineup here.
Have a great one, wherever your weekend may take you!