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Family Friendly Saturday Programs 2018 at Gibbs Farm

Topics and schedules to be announced
Dates: 
10/20/2018
10/27/2018
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Location:

2097 Larpenteur Ave W
Saint Paul, MN, 55113
United States

Phone:

(651) 646-8629

Kids Dance Party at Can Can Wonderland

The Pledge Party Team & Pledge Empire Records produces this fun, popular kids dance party!
Dates: 
11/04/2018
12/02/2018
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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Organization:

Can Can Wonderland

Location:

755 Prior Ave N, Ste 004
Saint Paul, MN, 55104
United States

Phone:

(651) 925-2261

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at Minnesota Zoo

The acclaimed Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular will make its debut at the Minnesota Zoo this October 2018. An enchanted forest, nestled in the heart of the Zoo, plays host to this strolling exhibit. The trail features over 5,000 illuminated pumpkins of all different sizes, shapes and faces creatively carved and displayed from ground to tree-top. A variety of musical vignettes and fog make the perfect back drop for a special date night or family-friendly, fall outing.
Dates: 
10/14/2018
10/15/2018
10/16/2018
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Organization:

Minnesota Zoo

Location:

13000 Zoo Blvd
Apple Valley, MN, 55124
United States

Phone:

(952) 431-9200

Saint Paul Art Crawl at St. Paul Art Collective

Local & Guest Artists displaying works for viewing and for purchase.
Dates: 
10/14/2018
Friday 6–10 PM, Saturday 12–8 PM, Sunday 12–5 PM
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Location:

255 E Kellogg Blvd
Saint Paul, MN, 55101
United States

Phone:

(612) 567-0551

Tenth Annual Halloween Family Fun Day at Maple Grove Community Organization

The Maple Grove Community Organization will host a Family Fun Halloween event in the perfect autumn setting of Weaver Lake Park, 8401 Dunkirk Lane. More than 20 activities offer tricks or treats with Monster Inflatables, Web of Confusion Maze, Dizzy Mummy, Candy Corn Bowling, Pumpkin Rolling, fishing in the Bottomless Well, Skull Island treasure hunting and more. Goodie bags are filled with candy and trinkets along with getting creative at the craft table.
Dates: 
10/20/2018
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Location:

Weaver Lake Park
8401 Dunkirk Ln N
Maple Grove, MN, 55311
United States

Phone:

763-494-5985

Fall Flower Show Opening Day at Como Park Zoo and Conservatory

While many Minnesota gardens are winding down for the winter season, the Sunken Garden at the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory will be in full bloom!
Dates: 
10/14/2018
10/15/2018
10/16/2018
10 am
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Location:

1225 Estabrook Dr
Saint Paul, MN, 55103
United States

Phone:

(651) 487-8201

Microscope Day

Take a closer look
Dates: 
11/03/2018
Noon to 4 p.m.
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Location:

120 Kellogg Blvd W
Saint Paul, MN, 55102
United States

Phone:

(651) 221-9444

Steam Dream Storytime at Bell Museum

Calling out all future scientists, techies, engineers, artists and mathematicians to STEAM DREAM Story Time, a new partnership between the Bell Museum and the St. Paul Public Library.
Dates: 
10/21/2018
10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Location:

2088 Larpenteur Avenue W
St. Paul, MN, 55113
United States

Phone:

(612) 626-9660

Pumpkin Express Train at Minnesota Transportation Museum

If you're up for fun on and off the train, catch the Pumpkin Express Train & Bash for music, games, food, pumpkins and more!
Dates: 
10/19/2018
Varies
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Location:

193 Pennsylvania Ave E
Saint Paul , MN, 55130
United States

Phone:

(651) 228-0263

Kids' OPEN MIC at The Warming House

The kids are the stars. Bring one, two, or three songs! Grown-ups are welcome to support the kids (accompanying a singer for instance) but the spotlight is on the kiddos. The youngest performer to grace the kid open mic was 4 years old. The oldest musician was 13 years old.
Dates: 
10/18/2018
11/15/2018
6:00 pm
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Organization:

The Warming House

Location:

4001 Bryant Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN, 55409
United States

Phone:

+1 612-845-2255

Discovery Days: Monster Museum - The Bakken Museum

Join us on October 27th for a family-friendly celebration of monstrous proportions! Come dressed as your favorite monster, or let us help you create your own!
Dates: 
10/27/2018
10:30 AM – 3:30 PM
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Organization:

The Bakken Museum

Location:

3537 Zenith Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN, 55416
United States

Phone:

612-926-3878

Vikings 5K

Experience what it is like to be a Minnesota Viking as you conquer the TCO Vikings 5K.
Dates: 
10/20/2018
3 PM – 6 PM
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Organization:

Minnesota Vikings

Location:

9520 Viking Drive
Eden Prairie, MN, 55344
United States

Phone:

1-800-745-3000

City of Roseville Halloween Spooktacular

It's a night of ghostly games, devilish demonstrations, and a fun-filled hayride! The $6.50 fee per person includes loads of Halloween fun plus a special treat bag for the kids, hayride, popcorn, and entertainment near the Halloween fire circle. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Dates: 
10/27/2018
4:30 - 7:00 pm
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Organization:

City of Roseville

Location:

2660 Civic Center Drive
Roseville, MN, 55113
United States

Phone:

651-792-7006

Starting with Slöjd: Tell a story with puppets! - American Swedish Institute

Join us for a new monthly program for early elementary children who are ready to start crafting! Whether we’re playing with wool, wire, clay or more, we’ll explore new tools, materials, and skills that prepare kids for a lifelong love of handcraft or slöjd.
Dates: 
10/14/2018
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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Location:

2600 Park Ave
Minnestota, MN, 55407
United States

Phone:

612-871-4907

Girls, Science, and Technology

Tomorrow’s scientists start today
Dates: 
11/10/2018
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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Location:

120 Kellogg Blvd W
Saint Paul, MN, 55102
United States

Phone:

(651) 221-9444

Can Can Karaoke for all ages

Karaoke has become a community tradition at Can Can.
Dates: 
10/19/2018
10/26/2018
11/02/2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Organization:

Can Can Wonderland

Location:

755 Prior Ave N, Ste 004
Saint Paul, MN, 55104
United States

Phone:

(651) 925-2261

Drop-In Tour of Bell Dioramas at Bell Museum

Take a guided tour through the art, nature, and history of the Bell Museum’s extraordinary nature dioramas. Discover the stories behind your favorite scenes and learn firsthand about the remarkable process of moving these Minnesota treasures into the new Bell Museum.
Dates: 
10/14/2018
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Location:

2088 Larpenteur Avenue W
St. Paul, MN, 55113
United States

Phone:

(612) 626-9660

Solar Sunday at Bell Museum

Ruth and John Huss Observation Deck, Bell Museum
Dates: 
10/14/2018
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Location:

2088 Larpenteur Avenue W
St. Paul, MN, 55113
United States

Phone:

(612) 626-9660

Explore Science: Let's Do Chemistry!

Chemistry is all around us—it’s in the air we breathe, the food we eat, the clothes we wear, the medicines we take, and much more. But it’s a topic that many people find intimidating. Join us as we help you find your inner chemist at our Explore Science: Let’s Do Chemistry event!
Dates: 
10/20/2018
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Location:

120 Kellogg Blvd W
Saint Paul, MN, 55102
United States

Phone:

(651) 221-9444

Kids at the Castle: Autumn is Here at the American Swedish Institute

Explore the colors and sounds of the season during this morning playdate at the castle! For an hour before the general public can enter the museum, ASI throws opens its doors to the younger crowd for creative activities including visual games, storytelling, crafts, and music and movement.
Dates: 
10/19/2018
10/22/2018
9:00am to 10:00am
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Location:

2600 Park Ave
Minnestota, MN, 55407
United States

Phone:

612-871-4907

Learn DJ Skills! Brought to you by KFAI Vinyl Voices at Can Can Wonderland

KFAI Vinyl Voices, in collaboration with Dead Media, brings its open, hands-on approach to live DJing to Can Can Wonderland. Join volunteer and on-air DJs for an afternoon of record spinning and teachable moments. While you probably won't be able to make a request (it's all records, y'see), they'll let you actually see what they're doing and explain how the whole DJ mystery thing works.
Dates: 
11/03/2018
12/01/2018
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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Organization:

Can Can Wonderland

Location:

755 Prior Ave N, Ste 004
Saint Paul, MN, 55104
United States

Phone:

(651) 925-2261

Corn Maze at Pine Tree

The maze takes an average of 30 minutes. Guests must enter by 4 pm.
Dates: 
10/14/2018
10/17/2018
10/18/2018
Saturdays and Sundays 11 am - 4 pm Wednesday-Friday starting October 3 1-4 pm
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Location:

450 Apple Orchard Rd
White Bear Lake, MN, 55110
United States

Phone:

651.429.7202

Frankenstein200

Frankenstein comes to life at the Science Museum!
Dates: 
10/27/2018
Noon to 4 p.m.
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Location:

120 Kellogg Blvd W
Saint Paul, MN, 55102
United States

Phone:

(651) 221-9444

Sensory Friendly Mornings at Como Park Zoo and Conservatory

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory is an energetic, colorful place full of sensory stimuli, and we know this environment can be overwhelming for some guests. Join us from 9-10 a.m. for an inclusive experience at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory. Spend time exploring exhibits, and activities designed for individuals on the autism spectrum and their families. Use the “social narrative” and the “create your own visual schedule” to help prepare you for your Autism Friendly Early Entry day.
Dates: 
10/14/2018
11/11/2018
12/09/2018
9 -10 am
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Location:

1225 Estabrook Dr
Saint Paul, MN, 55103
United States

Phone:

(651) 487-8201

MEA Break Camp at The Works Museum

Are you looking for MEA Break Camps in the Twin Cities to engage your budding engineers? Our school holiday camps fit the bill! From Flying Objects to Slime-gineering, our creative engineering camps keep girls and boys exploring and having fun.
Dates: 
10/17/2018
10/18/2018
10/19/2018
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
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Organization:

The Works Museum

Location:

9740 Grand Avenue
Bloomington, MN, 55420
United States

Phone:

952.888.4262

School’s Out Fall Camp – Grades 1-3 – Farmyard Fun at the Minnesota Zoo

Let the games begin! What better way to enjoy fall than playing at the Farm. The Farm will be our host for a day of games, events, tomfoolery, and fun. From cows to chicks and swine to sheep, these barnyard beasts will become our farmyard friends.
Dates: 
10/18/2018
9:00 AM
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Organization:

Minnesota Zoo

Location:

13000 Zoo Blvd
Apple Valley, MN, 55124
United States

Phone:

(952) 431-9200

Last Stop on Market Street at Children's Theatre Company

Take the bus to Market Street with CJ!
Dates: 
10/14/2018
10/18/2018
10/19/2018
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Location:

2400 3rd Ave S
Minneapolis, MN, 55404
United States

Phone:

(612) 874-0400

Boo-ology

Tricks and treats galore
Dates: 
10/27/2018
Noon to 4 p.m.
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Location:

120 Kellogg Blvd W
Saint Paul, MN, 55102
United States

Phone:

(651) 221-9444

Year of the Engineer Event Days

Join us for these upcoming special events sponsored by companies and organizations in the community that share our passion for science education and equity.
Dates: 
10/19/2018
10/27/2018
Noon to 4 p.m.
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Location:

120 Kellogg Blvd W
Saint Paul, MN, 55102
United States

Phone:

(651) 221-9444

Run & Walk for the Apples

Beautiful 5-mile course follows trails through the orchard, strawberry fields, and pumpkin patch.
Dates: 
10/20/2018
9 am
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Location:

450 Apple Orchard Rd
White Bear Lake, MN, 55110
United States

Phone:

651.429.7202

Family Nature Club: Global Cardboard Challenge at the Minnesota Zoo

Recycle, Build, Play! Participate in the Global Cardboard Challenge with us by repurposing cardboard and other recyclables into new creations. Build an animal home or create your own creature costume. You’re only limited by your own imagination!
Dates: 
10/14/2018
10:00 AM
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Organization:

Minnesota Zoo

Location:

13000 Zoo Blvd
Apple Valley, MN, 55124
United States

Phone:

(952) 431-9200

2018 Sever's Fall Festival & Corn Maze

Since 1997, thousands of people have enjoyed Sever's Fall Festival. We hope that your family gets as much enjoyment out of this year's festival as we did building it! Come out and visit us at this year's fall festival where there's something for everyone to enjoy.
Dates: 
10/14/2018
10/18/2018
10/19/2018
Fridays: 1pm - 8pm (Bring a flashlight after 7pm) Saturdays: 10am - 8pm (Bring a flashlight after 7pm) Sundays: 10am - 6pm
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Location:

1100 Canterbury Rd S
Shakopee, NY, 55379
United States

Phone:

952.974.5000

Sensory Friendly Saturday at Bell Museum

This monthly series provides a welcoming and accessible environment for individuals, families, and children who have sensory sensitivities.
Dates: 
10/20/2018
8:00 am - 10:00 am
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Location:

2088 Larpenteur Avenue W
St. Paul, MN, 55113
United States

Phone:

(612) 626-9660

Scenic Wagon Rides at Pine Tree Apple Orchard

Wagon rides run continuously when open.
Dates: 
10/14/2018
10/16/2018
10/17/2018
Saturdays & Sundays 1-5 pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10 - 11 am & 4 - 5 pm
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Location:

450 Apple Orchard Rd
White Bear Lake, MN, 55110
United States

Phone:

651.429.7202

Creepy-Crawly Creature Awareness Weekend at Como Park Zoo and Conservatory

Slither in to Como Park Zoo & Conservatory October 20 & 21 and get eyeball-to-eyeball with some of our resident creepy crawly bugs and spiders.
Dates: 
10/20/2018
10/21/2018
10 AM - 4 PM
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Location:

1225 Estabrook Dr
Saint Paul, MN, 55103
United States

Phone:

(651) 487-8201

Pumpkin Patch at Pine Tree

Pick your own pumpkins from our 6-acre patch. While supplies last .
Dates: 
10/14/2018
10/17/2018
10/18/2018
Saturdays & Sundays 11 am-5 pm Wednesday-Friday starting October 3 1-5 pm
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Location:

450 Apple Orchard Rd
White Bear Lake, MN, 55110
United States

Phone:

651.429.7202

Release Day Camps at Urban Arts

Our Release Day Camps support families who need coverage for their children during release days from Minneapolis Public Schools. Each camp features amazing Teaching Artists and Art-Infused themes.
Dates: 
10/17/2018
10/18/2018
11/01/2018
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
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Organization:

Urban Arts Academy

Location:

3901 Chicago Ave South
Minneapolis, MN, 55407
United States

Phone:

612.827.1641