For the Kids

Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge's 40 Anniversary Celebration

Valley National Wildlife Refuge is marking its 40th anniversary with
a public celebration. The day-long celebration will feature events throughout
the day, and includes family-friendly and hands-on activities such as birding,
exploration, fishing, hiking and more. Come and celebrate this urban oasis for animal
and nature lovers alike, and learn more about one of Minnesota’s best-kept
secrets! Read more about Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge's 40 Anniversary Celebration

Apple Pick'n Days

Come pick some apples, make a scarecrow, arm wrestle a farmer or get a free charcoal portrait, all while benefitting Children’s Minnesota. Deardorff Orchards, Parley Lake Winery and the The Children’s Association-Minneapolis are proud to present their 4th annual Apple Pick’n Days celebration to raise funds for an important organization serving children and families in the Twin Cities and beyond. Joins us out on the farm August 27th and 28th from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. rain or shine! Read more about Apple Pick'n Days

Rock the Cradle Pop Up @ MN Children's Museum

The Current will expand its annual Rock the Cradle in May with a new partnership with Minnesota Children’s Museum. This new pop-up version of the beloved annual event, presented with Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, will feature all the family friendly and fun activities that Minnesota Children’s Museum offers daily with additional Rock the Cradle programming of live music performances, dancing in the disco with The Current DJ’s and other interactive experiences. Rock the Cradle Pop-Up Events are perfect for kids 2-8 years old. Read more about Rock the Cradle Pop Up @ MN Children's Museum

National Skating Month Celebration


EDINA, Minn. – Braemar City of Lakes Figure Skating Club and Braemar Skating School are hosting a free skating event at the Braemar Arena in Edina.  The event takes place on Sunday, January 31 from 1:00 – 2:30 PM Read more about National Skating Month Celebration

Edina Family Center Service Fair

Join us for the Edina Family Center PTO's Service Fair on Saturday, January 30th from 9:30-11:30 on the first floor of the Community Center (the Family Center). The event is open to the public and geared towards families with kids birth through age 5. Come together with other young families to work on projects that will benefit others throughout the Twin Cities. Some of the activities include: decorating placemats for Meals on Wheels, downsizing bags of rice for STEP Emergency Center and making playdough for Sabathani Community Center. Read more about Edina Family Center Service Fair

Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice™

Let your Inner Dino Roar!

The dinosaurs are BACK! See what the roaring reviews are all about as you maneuver through a swampy bog, buzz around a fiery volcano and get up close and personal with a Triceratops.

Beginning January 16, join us at Mall of America® as we travel back to the Cretaceous Period, when dinosaurs last roamed the earth! Meet touchable dinosaurs, slip down an icy slide, dig for fossils and big bones, climb into a Troodon’s nest to play with dinosaur eggs, and go nose-to-nose with a T-Rex!

It’s a modern, prehistoric adventure for the whole family. Read more about Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice™


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