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Get out there and enjoy the weekend!

November 2, 2017, Suzy Piper

The weekend is nearly upon us!

Have you made plans with your Little?
If you have – GREAT! Tell us all about it!
If you haven’t – here are 3 great ideas.
Thanks to Family Fun Twin Cities for all of the fantastic free/low cost activity listings!

Cheap Skate

6:00PM Friday! Channel your inner Xanadu and take your Little to the Cheap Skate Roller Center in Coon Rapids for the Friday Night GLOW party! The first 25 attendees get free glow necklaces, so get there early and have a great night! Don’t forget to wear elbow and knee pads. 🙂

6:00pm Cheap Skate Friday GLOW Party ($6.99-$9.99/pp)
When: Fri, November 3, 6pm – 10pm
Where: Cheap Skate Roller Center, 3075 Coon Rapids Blvd NW, Coon Rapids, MN, United States
Description: Admission $6.99 to skate or bounce / $9.99 for both
Skates $3.00 / Blades $4.00 / Razor Scooter $5.00 (3 hour rental)
*Tax not included
First 25 admission receives a glow necklace!
Great Family Evening! Blackout skates, Laser Light Effect, Strobes and Fog!

Learn More About Cheap Skate

Walker Art Center

It’s the first Saturday of the month, which means it’s the Walker Art Museum’s Free First Saturday! Take in a little arts and culture to kick off your weekend right. Look for fun pieces like Claes Oldenburg’s Shoestring Potatoes Spilling From a Bag and the great big blue rooster (Katharina Fritsch’s “Hahn/Cock”) in the updated Sculpture Garden. Or, spend some time sketching in the galleries. Let us know if you decide to go!

Katharina Fritsch’s “Hahn/Cock” courtesy of MPR News

Walker Free First Saturday
When: Sat, November 4, 10am – 3pm
Where: Walker Art Center, 1750 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, Hennepin, MN 55403
Description: Free Family Activities 10 am to 3 pm
Free Gallery Admission 10 am to 6 pm

Learn More About Walker Art Center

Silverwood Park

Relax and enjoy nature this Sunday with Ned the Nerdy Naturalist at Silverwood Park (right by Northeast). Learn about the natural world around you while working on a fun art project.

Puppet Adventures of Ned the Naturalist
When: Sun, November 5, 1pm – 3pm
Where: Silverwood Park, 2500 County Rd E St. Anthony, Minnesota 55421 (map)
Description: Follow Ned the Nerdy Naturalist as he saves nature. Try a take-home art activity. This program is free and open to all ages. Children 17 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

Learn More About Silverwood Park

Have a great weekend!