At the center of every circus we find a 42ft ring full of thrills, laughs and excitement. In 42ft: A Menagerie of Mechanical Marvels, Cirque Mechanics dares us to leap into the circus ring to experience the endurance of this evolving art form. Read more about Cirque Mechanics presents 42ft: A Menagerie of Mechanical Marvels
For the Kids
This opera for babies uses parachutes to create an intimate world of wonder and interaction.
Designed by Moving Star Vocal Ensemble, the performance invites our youngest audiences into an expanding and contracting world and immerses them in a parachute’s movements as it becomes a metaphor for breathing. Bring imagination and your full selves into this baby and toddler-centric experience designed just for them! Read more about NOOMA, an opera for babies
Meet Sheletta Brundidge - comedian, columnist, talk show host, radio personality, mom and advocate for special needs families - for storytime, kids' activity and book signing on April 4 at Woodbury Barnes & Noble. Cameron Goes to School, a sweet and funny story starring a young African-American girl with autism, will help all kids—and their families—face the great big wonderful change that is school. Sheletta and her daughter Cameron will also be featured on a story for Autism Awareness Month on Good Morning America! Read more about Sheletta Brundidge: Cameron Goes to School - Reading/Activity and Book Signing
On April 10, Cameron Goes to School author Sheletta Brundidge will host a free luncheon for Minnesota's librarians.
Cameron Goes to School was born out of Brundidge's daughter's desire for a book about a child like her - an African American girl with autism. The book is published by Beaver's Press Pond, written by Brundidge and Lily Cole and illustrated by Darcy Bell-Myers.
Librarians will receive a free copy of Cameron Goes to School at the luncheon. Brundidge is also donating books to school libraries all over Minnesota. Read more about Free Luncheon for Librarians Featuring 'Cameron Goes to School' Author
Join us for a Sleigh + Sled Brunch @ The Royal Club!
Grab your family and embrace this Minnesota winter! Take a ride on a horse drawn sleigh, roast s'mores, or enjoy brunch at Arnie's. All profits from the event benefit Headwaters Relief Organization.
BYOS: Bring your own sled!
Saturday, February 29th
10:00am - 2:00pm
$50: Brunch, Sleigh Ride, Ice Fishing, Raffle Entry
$35: Brunch + Sleigh Ride
$15: S'mores + Sleigh Ride Read more about Sleigh and Sled Brunch @ The Royal Club
Bring out the kids for a fun and unique experience. This is a two-mile foot race that includes sliding, pulling, hiking, climbing and a chance to meet real husky sled dogs! The event is for children ages 7–17, but new to the race this year is adult family members can run with the children. All ages. Read more about CycleHealth Kidarod
Visit Wayzata for its biggest, chilliest community event of the year. Enjoy free skating on Wayzata Bay and a movie night in the heated 19th Hole Tent with heartwarming hot cocoa and tasty treats. Watch colorful kites overtake the sky for the Snowkiting event. Finish the festival with the ticketed Golf Tournament and annual Chili Cook-Off. All ages. 952.473.9595 Read more about Wayzata Chilly Open
Lace up those skates and bundle up for a night of fun at Sibley Park. Skate under the stars as you enjoy a night of music and fun. After carving up the ice, you and your family can warm up around the firepit and cook up some s’mores. All ages. 612.370.4844 Read more about SnoDaze
Join the Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board to celebrate Groundhog Day. Get the kids outfitted for a day partially outside, partially inside with fun crafts, games and activities. Hike the surrounding North Mississippi River Regional Park with a naturalist in search of those weather predicting woodchucks and see if we’ll get six more weeks of winter after all. All ages. 612.370.4844 Read more about Family Funday: Groundhog Day Celebration
The Winter Carnival is back for 2020! This year’s events will include ice carvings, merchandise and food sales, music and much more. Bring out the whole family and come join the fun at the recently renovated Rice Park and Landmark Center. This all-day event will be a fun time for everyone in the winter months. All ages. Read more about 2020 Saint Paul Winter Carnival