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'F' is for Free & Frugal Family Fun: Week of May 28

Low and no cost family fun in and around Richfield for the week of May 28.

Order you own Alphabet Summer: Celebrating Life One Letter at a Time book today! 

Check out our Updated Summer Camp Resource Page 

Richfield United Methodist Church Community Carnival: Saturday, June 2, 10 AM - 2 PM.

MALL of  AMERICA EVENTS
Toddler Tuesdays: The Cat in the Hat, Tuesday, May 29, 10 a.m. - Noon, Rotunda

Puss and BootsSaturday, June 2, 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: 4-8 PM, May 30

American Girl Historical Character Scavenger Hunt: June 1, 3 (2-6 PM)

American Girl Historical Character Scavenger  Hunt: June 1, 3 (2-6 PM)

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

MacPhail Center for Music FREE Family Music  Seies

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.

Arty Pants at Walker: second and fourth Tuesdays of the month, 11 AM - 1 PM, ages 2-5 with adult.

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: noon-5 p.m.

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

Target Free Family Concerts at Orchestra Hall  schedule

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

Click here for upcoming Richardson Nature Center  events

Como Zoo Events

Lil' Sprouts: ages 1 - 4, 10 AM - 12 noon, $15 for  Adults – Kids are FREE.  Receive three $5.00 off coupons with the  purchase of a Lil’ Sprout Thursday program that you can use on our Public  Programs (one coupon per class)!Furry  Friends, May 31.

Click here for more Como Zoo 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.
Family Overnights (5 years and older), 7 PM, breakfast  provided, one adult required, $47  per person for members, $55 per person for non-members
Growlin’ with the  Grizzlies: June 1.
Dolphin Ecounters: May 6, 20, June 2, 10,  $150.
If the date you want is full, there is a waiting list option  available during registration.  Call 952.431.9320 for  more information. Click here for more Minnesota Zoo events.

CRAFTS
Preschool Air Fairy, Heartfelt, Wednesday, May 30 or Thursday, May 31, 10:30  - 11:30 AM
Fairy Garden, Heartfelt, Saturday, June 2, 10:30 - 11:30 AM, ages 6 to adult,  $32
Click here for upcoming Heartfelt classes

Fairy  Gardening, Little  Enchantments in Edina, Saturday, June 23, July 28, Aug 25, 1 - 4 PM, $25-$40,  call 612.746.4040 for reservations.

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

Click here for STORYTIME around town
Click here  for SUMMER CAMPS A to Z information
Click here  for BIRTHDAY PARTIES A to Z
Click here for your own ALPHABET SUMMER

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David Haines May 30, 2012 at 03:45 PM
I will be in the dunk tank at the Richfield United Methodist Church Community Carnival. Come dunk me for a good cause!
Caitlin Burgess (Editor) May 30, 2012 at 04:10 PM
That's tempting!

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