For the Kids


Halloween is here and Southdale Center is inviting all little ghouls, goblins and boo'tiful princesses to come have a spooktacular time at the Kidgits Mall-o-ween event!

There will be trick-or-treating, a costume contest, Halloween crafts and our always popular bounce house!

You won't want to miss all the fun activities and giveaways. See you in Center Court! Read more about Mall-o-Ween

Edina Dance Team Hosts a Kids' Clinic

Calling all little dancers…..The Edina Dance Team will be hosting a Kids' Clinic on November 1 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Edina High School Gym. Come join the fun. Kids will participate in an art project, receive an Edina Dance Team kid's clinic t-shirt and learn a routine to perform for their parents at the end of the clinic. Registration is required. Read more about Edina Dance Team Hosts a Kids' Clinic


Test your scare-ability as Valleyfair transforms into ValleySCARE featuring the Halloween Haunt. The amusement park will also feature intense mazes, terrifying creatures and thrill rides that will send a tingle up your spine. Bring children for some less scary Halloween fun on Saturday and Sunday with Planet Spooky. Prices and hours vary; check website for details. 1 Valleyfair Drive, Shakopee; 952.445.7600; Read more about Valleyscare

Skyhawks Basketball Camp

Beginning and intermediate youth basketball players are led through a series of drills and games designed to develop skills to become a successful athlete.  A 10:1 participant-to-coach ratio ensures your child willreceive attention during this four-day camp. Ages 7-12.9 a.m.-noon.$109. Valley View Middle School, 6750 Valley View Road; 952.826.0367; Read more about Skyhawks Basketball Camp

Small Wonders Camp

Kids entering kindergarten or first grade will be exposed to a variety of outdoor activities in this three-day camp hosted by Three Rivers Park District. They will learn about camping, fishing, and reptiles and amphibians through hands-on projects and fun games. 9 a.m.-noon. $67. Rosland Park, 4300 W. 66th St.; 952.927.8861; Read more about Small Wonders Camp

Swaggy Beads

Create unique, one-of-a-kind jewelry your friends will envy. Instructor Kay Gritton demonstrates how you can fashion your own pieces out of shells, watch parts, found objects, and even rubber bands. You’ll also learn stringing and knotting techniques. Ages 10-14. 3-4:30 p.m. $49-54 + $8 supply fee. Edina Art Center, 4701 W. 64th St.; 952.903.5780; Read more about Swaggy Beads

Crazy Days

Your favorite shopping spot is hosting a weekend full of wellness, fashion and fine dining. Peruse sidewalk sales, indulge in discounted eats, and stock up on closet staples. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 50th and France; 952.922.1524; Read more about Crazy Days


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