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Take a Mom Fishing Weekend

May 7 - May 8
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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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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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8:00 AM

Sensory Friendly Sunday at the Walker Art Center

May 8 @ 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM CDT
Walker Art Center, 725 Vineland Place
Minneapolis, MN 55403
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Sensory Friendly Sunday is a monthly event designed for kids, teens, and adults with sensory processing differences, autism spectrum disorder, or developmental disabilities. The galleries will be closed to the general public, allowing visitors to enjoy the museum in a calm environment with accommodations such as quiet spaces, fidgets, and sunglasses available. Experience current Walker […]

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10:00 AM

Mother’s Day at the Red Barn Learning Farm

May 8 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM CDT
Red Barn Learning Farm, 27251 State Highway 30
Hayfield, MN 55940
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Make memories at the farm with Mom! FREE admission for mom and/or grandma (with another paid admission) FREE pot decorating and flower planting craft to do together! Regular farm admission {$8+ tax) age one & over} applies to other farm guests

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Muffins with Mom at Color Me Mine Maple Grove

May 8 @ 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM CDT
Color Me Mine (Maple Grove), 12155 Elm Creek Blvd.
Maple Grove, MN 55369
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Paint with your mom on Mother's Day! Join Color Me Mine in Maple Grove for Muffins with Mom and enjoy tasty muffins and juice while you spend quality time with your mother! $15/person includes studio fees, muffins, drinks, glazing and firing. You will choose and pay for pottery the day of the event. This event […]

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11:00 AM

Garden Walks at Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden & Bird Sanctuary

May 8 @ 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM CDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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Mother’s Day Petting Zoo at The Mustard Seed Garden Center

May 8 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM CDT
The Mustard Seed Garden Center, 10000 Great Plains Blvd
Chaska, MN 55318
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The Petting Zoo is back! Stop by to see the animals from Hasse Farms Family Petting Zoo, order up some delicious food from the Weenie Wagon Food Truck and dessert from Pretty Great Cheesecake food truck and our vendor, Sergeant Shortbread.

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1:00 PM

Music of Home & Hope (Annual Mother’s Day Concert) at Landmark Center

May 8 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM CDT
Landmark Center, 75 5th St W
Saint Paul, MN 55102
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Featuring the world premiere of Saint Paul composer Steve Heitzeg's "Green Hope after Black Rain" (SPCS's 75th anniversary commission), with Grieg's Piano Concerto, performed by Jacob Taggart, and Dvorak's New World Symphony.

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Wildflowers, Honey & Ice Cream at Wood Lake Nature Center

May 8 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM CDT
Wood Lake Nature Center, 6710 Lake Shore Dr S
Richfield, MN 55423
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Enjoy a leisurely wildflower hike and learn about the importance of the pollinators that visit them. Then help make homemade honey ice cream using honey produced by Wood Lake’s honeybees. Kids can decorate and personalize a special card for mom. Online registration at www.richfieldmn.gov/onlineregistration Sunday 1:00-2:30 pm May 8 $5 /person, free for members

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4:00 PM

Free Mother’s Day POUND® Fitness Class at Staring Lake Amphitheatre

May 8 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM CDT
Staring Lake Amphitheatre, 14800 Pioneer Trail
Eden Prairie, MN
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Bring your mom, grandma, kids to celebrate Mother's Day with POUND® and Eden Prairie Community Center Fitness Instructors. Don't forget your mat and water. This free class is suited for ages 5+

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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.