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'F' is for Free & Frugal Family Fun: Week of May 21

Low and no cost family fun in and around Richfield for the week of May 21, 2012

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MALL of AMERICA EVENTS
Toddler Tuesdays: Treasure Beyond Measure Pirate Show:
Tuesday, May 22, 10 AM - noon, Rotunda.

Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas Audition: Sunday, May 27, 10 AM - 3 PM, West Market Square.

The Wizard of Oz: Saturday, May 26, 10 AM, Free Family Flicks at the Mall of America, first-come, first-served, as seating is limited to the theater capacity. FREE! Click here for future showings

American Girl Doll Store Events - all events FREE and open to the public!
McKenna "Take the Challenge" Scavenger Hunt
: Wednesday, May 23, 4 - 8 PM.
McKenna Bracelet Craft
: Wednesday, May 23.
Innerstar University Spirit Scrunchie Craft
: Friday, May 25, 4 - 6 PM.

EXHIBITS, MOVIE, & THEATRE EVENTS
Click here to enter to Win a Year of Museum Adventures

MN Children's Museum's Let Your Imagination Go Bananas with Curious George, May 26- Oct. 7.

Flint Hills 2012 International Children's Festival: May 29 - June 3 at Ordway.

TPT 2012 Family Fun Day at Como Town and Como Zoo: Saturday, June 2, 10 AM - 4 PM, Save $5 on unlimited ride wristbands ordered by June 1, www.tpt.org, keyword: FUN.

Walker First Fridays: June 2, 10 AM - 3 PM.

Baseball: America's Game Exhibition at Hennepin County Library through June 15 at Minneapolis Central, Library and exhibit hours:  Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.  Tuesday, Thursday: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.  Sunday: 12 noon-5 p.m.

Pippi Longstocking: Children's Theatre Company through June 10.

Target Free Family Concerts at Orchestra Hall schedule

Tangled: Friday Night Family Movies, May 26, 6 PM, West Side Perk, FREE!
Click here for upcoming movie events.

Real Pirates Exhibition: Science Museum of Minnesota, now through Sept. 3.

NATURE EVENTS
Wood Lake Nature Center
, Minneapolis Parks and Recreation and Three Rivers Park District offer a wide variety of fun activities and events for all ages including preschoolers. Three Rivers also has Free Family Fun Days.

Richardson Nature Center Events
Baby Insects
: Preschool Drop-Off, Tuesday, May 22, 1-3 PM, $10
Forest Play
: Sunday, May 27, 3-4 PM, FREE!
Click here for upcoming Richardson Nature Center events

Minnesota Zoo Events
Dinosaurs- Summer 2012

The most exciting pre-historic adventure awaits Minnesota Zoo guests in 2012 when Dinosaurs! roars back to the Zoo, May 26 – Sept. 3.

CRAFTS
Peg People, Heartfelt in Linden Hills, Saturday, May 26, drop in between 11 AM and 2 PM, FREE! Click here for upcoming Heartfelt classes

PLAYTIME
Pump It Up Pop-In Playtime
: Schedule is subject to change on school out days. No registration required.

Eden Pairie - Pop-In Playtime - Mondays: 1:30-3 PM; Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays: 10-11:30 AM and 1-3:30 PM; Family Jump Time: 6:30-8 PM
Parents Night Out, 2nd Friday of the month, $25, Call for reservations, spots fill quickly

Burnsville - Tuesdays, Pop-In Playtime: 10 AM - 11:30 AM , Family Jump Time: 6:30-8pm, Wednesdays, Pop-In Playtime: 1:30 - 3 PM, $6 per person1:30PM - 3:00PM Pop In Playtime 6:30PM - 8:00PM Family Jump Time
Parents Night Out, 5:30-8:30, 2nd Friday of the month, $25, Call for reservations, spots fill quickly

Hennepin County Library Events - Click here for this week's library events schedule 

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