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Bank of America – Museums on Us

May 7
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 AM on day First of the month, repeating until December 4, 2022

An event every month that begins at 12:00 AM on day First of the month, repeating until December 4, 2022

Free
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The Bank of America Museums on Us program offers FREE weekend general admission to Bank of America, Merrill and Bank of America Private Bank credit and debit cardholders, at 7 cultural attractions throughout Minnesota the first weekend of each month! Learn something new with a visit to a participating cultural institution, including: - James J. […]

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Family Fun Spot “I Can Be…” Activities with Scott County Library

May 7
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One event on April 29, 2022 at 12:00 AM

One event on April 30, 2022 at 12:00 AM

One event on May 2, 2022 at 12:00 AM

One event on May 3, 2022 at 12:00 AM

One event on May 4, 2022 at 12:00 AM

One event on May 5, 2022 at 12:00 AM

One event on May 6, 2022 at 12:00 AM

One event on May 7, 2022 at 12:00 AM

Scott County Libraries, 200 4th Ave W
Shakopee, MN 55379
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Free
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Best for ages 3-6 with parent or caregiver, but all ages and abilities are welcome. Visit the Children's Area at your library during open hours to explore different careers through imaginative play. (Some activities may have small parts not suitable for children under 3.) Activities change every other week. These two weeks: Belle Plaine: I […]

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Take a Mom Fishing Weekend

May 7 - May 8
Free
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Mothers who are residents of Minnesota can fish without a license during Take a Mom Fishing Weekend. During the weekend, mothers can fish only for species that have open fishing seasons.

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Ongoing

Farm Babies at the Minnesota Zoo

April 30 @ 10:00 AM - June 5 @ 4:00 PM CDT
MN Zoo, 13000 Zoo Blvd
Apple Valley, MN 55124
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Farm Babies - April 30 - June 5 Join the Minnesota Zoo for this spring-time family tradition! Farm Babies is back for an up-close look at farm life in Minnesota. Celebrate the season with animals, farm demonstrations, and more! This year, they plan to have barns open for guests to access; additionally, with the event […]

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JBF Eagan/Apple Valley – 2022 Spring/Summer Sale

May 5 @ 10:00 AM - May 7 @ 4:00 PM CDT
Eagan Civic Arena, 3870 Pilot Knob Rd
Eagan, MN 55122
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Free
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Thursday, May 5, 10am-7pm Opening Day Friday, May 6, 10am-5pm, some new merchandise on the floor Saturday, May 7, 10am-4pm, Half Price Day (ALL items WITHOUT a star will be 50% off today) Shop over 100,000 name-brand items, at 50-90% off retail. Save money & time, with all the best deals under one roof. Families […]

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9:00 AM

Sensory Friendly Open Swim at Veterans Memorial Community Center

May 7 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT
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One event on April 23, 2022 at 9:00 AM

One event on April 26, 2022 at 10:00 AM

One event on April 30, 2022 at 9:00 AM

One event on May 3, 2022 at 10:00 AM

One event on May 7, 2022 at 9:00 AM

Veterans Memorial Community Center, 8055 Barbara Ave
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077 United States
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This time is designed for toddlers and those seeking a sensory-friendly waterpark experience. Dumping Bucket, water features, and slides are unavailable during this time. Open Swim Fees: VMCC Members: Free Infants (up to 12 months): Free Youth (Ages 1-11), Senior (Ages 60+), Veterans: $6 Single (Ages 12-59): $9

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Kids Fishing Clinic at Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park

May 7 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT
Free
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🐟 Bring the family and learn how to fish, be safe near the water, cast, and identify fish. 🎣 Kids will also receive a goody bag of fishing related gear. All equipment is provided. Pre-registration is not required.

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Fraser Festival for Autism at Mall of America

May 7 @ 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM CDT
Mall of America, 60 E Broadway
Bloomington, MN 55425 United States
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Free
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This free, fun, one-of-a-kind, sensory-friendly festival is for anyone who wants to show their support for individuals and families impacted by autism. The festival has something for everyone: therapy animals, food trucks, giveaways and activities from our sponsors and event partners. Most importantly, you can help raise funds to support autism programs and services for […]

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9:30 AM

Saturday Morning on the Farm

May 7 @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM CDT
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Saturday, repeating until September 24, 2022

Three Rivers Park District Gale Woods Farm, 7210 County Rd 110 W
Minnetrista, MN 55364
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$5.00
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Explore the barn, meet animals, assist a farmer with chores, and participate in other seasonal farm activities. Wear farm clothes and get ready to dig in and be active. Children under 2 free. Drop in anytime. Reservations recommended. 20% discount for groups of four or more. All tickets must be purchased at the same time […]

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Big Rig Day at Hardwood Creek Branch Library

May 7 @ 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
Hardwood Creek Branch Library, 19955 Forest Rd N
Forest Lake, MN 55025
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Free
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The FLAS Early Childhood Programs and Hardwood Creek Library invite you to check out some of your child’s favorite vehicles at the Forest Lake Metro Transit parking lot behind the library! Bring your camera for this climb-on display. Go inside the library and enjoy reading, coloring and a block play area. Restrooms on site.

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10:00 AM

Historic Railroad Saturdays at the Minnesota Transportation Museum

May 7 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM CDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Saturday, repeating until May 28, 2022

Minnesota Transportation Museum, 193 Pennsylvania Ave E
St Paul, MN 55130 United States
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Travel through history with exhibits featuring local and regional railway. Explore 50 historic train cars on-site and housed in a building that represents a significant part of the Twin Cities’ history. Experience a genuine operating roundhouse turntable, one of the last of its kind in the country. Witness the restoration of historic railway operating equipment […]

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Truck Day 2022 at Rice Lake Elementary

May 7 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT
Rice Lake Elementary, 575 Birch Street
Lino Lakes, MN 55014
Free
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All families are welcome to join Centennial Early Childhood to see police cars, buses, tractor-trailers, and more! Sensory-Friendly Period 10-10:30am Drivers and families will be asked to keep horns, sirens, and hydraulics off for the first 30 minutes of the event. Please note that we aren’t always successful at keeping little hands away from buttons, […]

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Free Comic Book Day 2022 at Source Comics & Games

May 7 @ 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM CDT
Source Comics & Games, 2057 Snelling Ave N
Roseville, MN 55113
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Free
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Join Source Comics & Games for this year's Free Comic Book Day! They won't be hosting their normal big bash as they have in the past, as they are still cautious about social distancing and everyone's comfort. Masks are optional, but encouraged! Free comics will be available to pick up on a first-come-first-served (one comic […]

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Free First Saturday: Care to Share

May 7 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM CDT
Walker Art Center, 725 Vineland Place
Minneapolis, MN 55403
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Free
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What makes you feel cared for? How do you support others in your life? We all need help sometimes, and we can all give it, too! Let’s think about and celebrate ways we care for ourselves, each other, and our communities through interactive art-making projects and activities designed for the whole family. Or grab an […]

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10:30 AM

Tails for Reading

May 7 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM CDT
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One event on March 26, 2022 at 10:30 AM

One event on April 4, 2022 at 3:00 PM

One event on April 9, 2022 at 10:30 AM

One event on May 7, 2022 at 10:30 AM

Carver County Library – Various Locations, 4 City Hall Plaza
Chaska, MN 55318
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Free
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Preschool and elementary school age children are welcome to read books aloud to specially trained therapy dogs to encourage confidence in reading. Presented by North Star Therapy Animals. Children read for a 15 minute session on a first come, first served basis. See https://bit.ly/3o0GC80 for complete dates, times, and locations.

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11:00 AM

Garden Walks at Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden & Bird Sanctuary

May 7 @ 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM CDT
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2022

Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden & Bird Sanctuary, 1 Theodore Wirth Pkwy
Minneapolis, MN 55405
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Join an Eloise Butler Garden Naturalist on a tour of the garden to learn about the seasonal plants in bloom. Walks are offered 11:00am - 11:45am or explore on your own any time between 10am-6pm. No registration necessary, meet outside the visitor shelter. Find a garden map here.

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1:00 PM

Outdoor Center Animal Open House at Eden Prairie Outdoor Center

May 7 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM CDT
The Eden Prairie Outdoor Center, 13765 Staring Lake Pkwy
Eden Prairie, MN 55347
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Free
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Meet and interact with a variety of reptiles, raptors and mammals at the Eden Prairie Outdoor Center. Bring the whole family for this fun and FREE event. In addition to animals, this event features: ◾️ Observatory activities ◾️ Face painting ◾️ Food truck with food available for purchase ◾️ And more!

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Kids’ Carnival at Kaddatz Galleries

May 7 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM CDT
Kaddatz Galleries, 111 W Lincoln Ave
Fergus Falls, MN 56537
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Join Kaddatz Galleries and Otter Cove in downtown Fergus Falls for lots of fun free activities Saturday, May 7th from 1-5pm! Help us celebrate Jeff Zachmann's 100th kinetic sculpture and the Printmaking Center Student Exhibit on National Print Day in May! Drop in at any time to try one, two or all of the activities! […]

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2:00 PM

FunLab: STEAM for ages 7-11 at Dayton’s Bluff

May 7 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM CDT
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Saturday, repeating until December 31, 2022

Dayton’s Bluff Library, 645 E 7th St
Saint Paul, MN 55106
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Free
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FunLab is STEAM programming designed for kids ages 7-11. Join Saint Paul Public Library for a fun drop-in session from 2-4 p.m. for crafts, engineering projects, science experiments, or relaxing boardgames and movies.

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Summer Camp Expo Inflatable Festival 2022 at The Gym – Boltz’s Family Martial Arts Academy

May 7 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM CDT
The Gym – Boltz’s Family Martial Arts Academy, 780 S Plaza Dr
Mendota Heights, MN 55120
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Free
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Join The Gym - Boltz’s Family Martial Arts Academy for The Summer Camp Expo Inflatable Festival! The Inflatable Festival is time for kids (and adults) to get out, jump and have fun activities and see and learn about what their Summer Camp program has to offer kids for a summer of fun. Hours: 2:00pm-5:00pm Cost: […]

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3:00 PM

Family Storytime at Hamline Midway Library

May 7 @ 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM CDT
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 PM on Saturday, repeating until December 17, 2022

Hamline Midway Library, 1558 W Minnehaha Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55104
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Join them as they read, sing, and play! For young children and their families. February 19: Bears February 26: Boxes March 5:  Eggs March 12:  Luck March 19: Read Brave: Storytime March 26: Rabbits April 2: To Be Determined April 9:  To Be Determined April 16:  To Be Determined April 23:  To Be Determined April […]

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4:00 PM

Jordan’s Cinco de Mayo Celebration 2022

May 7 @ 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM CDT
Jordan, MN, Water Street
Jordan, MN 55352
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Jordan’s Cinco de Mayo is a fundraising event for the Jordan Area Food Shelf. This year they will feature local food trucks, merchandise vendors, traditional dancers and performances, dancing robots, bounce houses, mechanical bull, and a mariachi band!

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Twin Cities Event Calendar by Twin Cities Kids Club

Are you looking for family-friendly, educational, holiday-themed, and fun events to take the kids to? Our Twin Cities Event Calendar is the perfect resource for finding activities and events your entire family will love. Create precious family memories together by attending unique events designed specifically for children.

In-person, online, indoor, and outdoor events are all included on the Twin Cities Event Calendar. You’re sure to find an activity that is ideal and engaging for your family. For more information, simply click the event, and you’ll be given all of the details, including date, time, location, and cost! There is also contact information for the host for the event in case you have any burning questions.

Use the handy search feature at the top of the event calendar to search by month and keyword if you’re looking for a specific event. For example: search “toddler” to find any events specifically designed for your tiny tots.

This event calendar is updated regularly and chock full of local events and discount days from our partners. Our Twin Cities Event Calendar is free to access—you don’t have to join the discount club (but we’d love it if you did!) Whether you’re a Minnesota Native or just here for the weekend, you’ll find useful information on local events that will spice up your routine.

You can find great activities to beat the heat during the summer, like ice cream socials or a float-in movie. You can find a whole host of indoor activities in the wintertime to keep your kids happy and learning, like ballet, gymnastics, or storytime at the local library.

We list everything from ice skating, to firework shows, to movies in the park, to Online Mario Kart Tournaments. It’s all here! Let Twin Cities Kids Club be your go-to resource for the best events in the Twin Cities.

Parents, keep an eye out for special sales events listed on the calendar too! You may find incredible limited-time deals on maternity wear or kids’ clothes.

Be sure to bookmark this page in your internet browser, so you never miss any of the exciting, kid-friendly events in Minneapolis/Saint Paul and surrounding areas.