For the Kids

I's the Bomb!

Make and take a scented bath bomb using simple, environmentally friendly ingredients. Add a few dried flower petals for some extra pizazz! Bring home two bombs (one for you and one for a gift), a recipe, handouts and a mold. Wear old clothes, bring an ice cream bucket or large bowl, large stirring spoon and a Ziploc bag to transport your creations home.

Fee: Prepay $8/person by Wednesday, November 20. Read more about I's the Bomb!

Walk When the Moon is Full

(AGES 7 AND UP WITH ADULT, SMALL SCOUT TROOPS WELCOME!)

Meet a snake and salamander, and learn where Minnesota’s wild reptiles and amphibians go in the winter. You can share your stories about real wild animal encounters, if you choose! Try a wild animal craft to take home too!

Fee: Free. Register by Friday, November 15  Read more about Walk When the Moon is Full

Terrific Turtles

Bring the kids over to meet cool live turtles, native to Minnesota and nearby habitats. Interact with snapping turtles, painted turtles and more! Turtles brought to you by Emily of Snake Discovery.

Pretend to be a turtle and make a turtle craft.

Pre-pay $5/person. Read more about Terrific Turtles

Autumn Art in Nature

Learn basic shapes, drawing and shading techniques inside, then bring your sketch notebook outdoors to capture autumn’s splendor. Bring your favorite sketchbook, drawing pencils, kneaded erasers or pastels. Dress for the weather and wear shoes suitable for hiking!  Lawn chairs recommended!

Fee $10.00 per person, register by Oct 2.  Read more about Autumn Art in Nature

Acorns & Animals - Nature Family Fun with ECFE

Make nature discoveries and get resources to explore and protect your world together. Kids will look, sing, touch, sort, craft, and play, and adults learn to identify at least five native trees in this session! Parents stay with their children during the entire class. Classes are taught in collaboration with a Naturalist and School district 622 Early Childhood Education staff. Fee, $5/child. Preregister by Sept 12, 2019. Read more about Acorns & Animals - Nature Family Fun with ECFE

Minnesota State Fair

Keep it classic this year and start your morning off with Tom Thumb donuts or shake it up with all new DIY donut flights from the Hangar. Whether you’re visiting the award-winning livestock barns or taking a turn on the giant slide, be sure to keep sunscreen applied and one hand free at all times for that next new confection on-a-stick.  Read more about Minnesota State Fair

Nativity County Fair

Nativity of Our Lord School and Church, 1900 Stanford Avenue in St. Paul, is holding its annual County Fair on Friday September 13 (5-10pm), Saturday September 14 (10am-5pm) and Sunday September 15 (11:30am-5pm). Admission is Free! Activities for all ages: rides, kids games, food, beverages, Art Market, creative activities, live and silent auctions, fun run, bingo, and ongoing live entertainment Read more about Nativity County Fair

Madeline’s Christmas

A magical musical adaptation of Ludwig Bemelman’s beloved classic children's tale: “In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines lived 12 little girls in two straight lines." So begins this delightful story of Madeline's Christmas! A festive treat for parents and children alike. Read more about Madeline’s Christmas

Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook

The sequel to WCT’s sold-out hit show, Junie B. Jones, The Musical! A hilarious and heartfelt tale based on the best-selling book series by Barbara Park: Something terrible happened to Junie B. Jones at school today! Someone stole her new furry mittens! So when Junie B. finds a wonderful pen of many colors, she should be allowed to keep it, right? Because finders keepers, losers weepers. And guess what? There's a new boy in kindergarten and he is the handsomest. Read more about Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook

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