Free Family Weekend Events List for June 13 – 14, 2015

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A few ideas as you set out to plan what’s projected to be a pretty nice weekend. Need a few more? Our Family Fun Calendar is chock full for this weekend and beyond.


ngod_logo[1]National Get Outdoors Day
@ Powderhorn Park
3400 15th Ave S., Minneapolis, 55407

Time: Noon-4pm
Details: Brush up your outdoor skills with camping, outdoor cooking and fishing demos plus other outdoor family activities around Powderhorn Park. Also, in recognition of National Get Outdoors Day, admission to all Minnesota State Parks and Recreation Areas is free today and many have special events planned. You can find a list of those parks here.

Free Family Art Day
@ Rumriver Art Center
2665 4th Ave. Suite 102, Anoka, 55303

Time: 1-2pm session only (11am-noon is full)
Ages: Appropriate for kids ages 5+ with their caregivers
Details: Take a free, hour-long art class designed for the whole family. Reservations are required and can be made by phone at 763.323.8830 or online here.

IMG_9204Edible Garden Grand Opening Weekend
@ Como Park Zoo & Conservatory
1225 Estabrook Drive, St. Paul, 55103

Time: 10am-6pm both Saturday, June 13 & Sunday, June 14
Ages: All ages welcome
Details: Como’s Edible Garden is back to help teach about how to grow and prepare food at home. Come to the grand opening where, this weekend only, there will be games, crafts and a scavenger hunt for kids in the garden.


Family Day: Off-the-Wall
@ Minneapolis Institute of Arts
2400 3rd Ave S, Minneapolis, 55404

Time: 11am-5pm
Ages: All ages welcome
Details: Take part in family-friendly art-making activities, workshops, cultural entertainment, gallery activities and more the second Sunday of each month at the MIA. Get the schedule, including for Family Day: Off-the-Wall here.

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