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  Adaptive Recreation
Adaptive Recreation provides a comprehensive recreational program for Saint Paul residents, of all ages, who are mentally and/or physically disabled. Since its inception in 1976, Adaptive Recreation has evolved from offering primarily recreational ac...

  Afton Apple
Pick your own apples, raspberries, strawberries, pumpkins, peaches, blueberries and cherries! Don't miss the 10 acre corn maze, along with other great attractions and events. Use the contact info below to learn more.

  American Craft Show
This craft show includes a juried show and sale, kids, demonstrations, talks and more. For more info visit or call 800.836.3470.

  Antique Motorcycle Fair
Check out over over 120 vintage and antique bikes, many from the 1960s! There will also be exhibits, vendors, and more. Visit or call 612.870.0766.

  Art and All That Jazz Festival
This event features live music, an artists' village, and plenty of food. For more info visit or call 952.882.6126.

  Art Class ~ St. Stephen's Special Needs Program
This series of art classes from St. Stephen's Special Needs Program will focus on paper projects, but will also include other art forms. A great place to learn new skills, be creative, and make new friends! Register by contacting Julia Apaloo at th...

  Art class for kids with Autism
Come have fun making art. Classes will focus on sensory elements and exploring your child's process for making art. Class is limited to five children, and each child must be accompanied by a parent or PCA. For more information and to sign up contact ...

  Art in Bloom: Timeless Art, Fresh Flowers
The annual Art in Bloom is a four-day festival of fresh floral arrangements and fine art presented by the Friends of the Institute at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. This glorious spring celebration showcases the talents of more than 100 floral...

  Art on the Lake
Come see over 200 juried artisans, and take in children's art activities, magicians, face-painting, food, and more. For more info call 952.474.5000 or visit

  Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts
At the Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts, a variety of Minnesota artists display their works. Spacious hardwood-floor gallery rooms spotlight the work of area artists with detailed descriptions of the materials used and desired theme. Weekly classes ...

  Beginning Knitting
Warm up your winter with a new pair of meetings or a scarf! You'll learn the basic knitting techniques of casting-on, binding-off, knitting, and purling. These skills will provide you with the foundation to further explore the exciting and especially...

  Book Arts Festival
At this bookish event, over 40 artists will be present with displays of handmade books, journals, paper, and prints for sale. There will be demonstrations, family activities, and more. Contact the MN Center for Book Arts for more information. Pleas...

  Book Club for People of All Abilities
This book club is for people of all abilities who read books in any format. Whether you read it yourself, read with a friend, have someone read to you, or listen to books on tape, you are encouraged to join in! The group will read and discuss many bo...

  Chanhassen Recreation Center
Facilities here include a full gymnasium, excercise room, dancing and aerobics room, and several meeting rooms. This rec-center takes pride in creating a fun and friendly atmosphere for people of all ages at an affordable price. Operating without a...

  Chess Club
This chess club is for kids in grade 4 and up, including teens. It's a great way to learn how to play the game, improve, meet other chess enthusiasts, and have fun. Contact Southdale Library if you need more info.

  Cinco de Mayo Fiesta
This is Minnesota's largest Hispanic/Latino event, and one of the nation's 10 largest Cinco de Mayo festivals. The fiesta honors the historic Mexican Battle of Puebla in 1862, in which the Mexican people defeated the stronger French forces invading ...

  Clay Coyte Pottery
Come explore the incredible variety of work from the hands of artisans from around the you won’t see in other galleries in the Twin Cities. The Gallery features the work of some 80 North American artists, including blown glass, pottery...

  Club Ventures
Meridian Services offers a recreation program in the northwest metro area. This program is for children and young adults with developmental disabilities. Activities may include physical activities such as ice skating, swimming, volleyball, pool, a...

  DizABLED ~ Original comic strips and more
DizABLED is a web site about disability that is informative, funny, and totally original. There is a large archive of original comic strips, plus lots of interesting commentary. Check it out!

  EarthFusion Festival
This eco festival has live music, food vendors, dance performances, art, workshops on sustainability, and more. For more info call 612.824.1230 or visit

  Excelsior Library Book Club
This book club is for adults. It meets on the first Tuesday of each month and discusses a different book each meeting. There are also guest appearances from authors. A great way to discuss your reading and make new friends! Contact Excelsior Library ...

  Festival of Nations
The Festival of Nations has been presented by the International Institute of Minnesota since 1932, and has become one of the nation's largest and longest-running multi-ethnic events. The festival features an enormous gathering of international shop ...

  Fischer's Croix Farm Orchard
Cider! Honey! Maple Syrup! Pick your own raspberries, pumpkins and other fall vegetables. Take on the corn maze, go on weekend hayrides, visit the petting zoo, and stroll through the fall gardens and picnic facilities. Call for harvest dates, weekend...

  Gabberts European Flea Market
Gabberts will transform into a unique European-style flea market, featuring food, music, jugglers, mimes, crafts, and demonstrations - all with a French flavor! There will also be hundreds of unique European decorative items for sale. You can even re...

  Greek Festival
Like most people, Greeks are very proud of their heritage and we love that about them. Come to this event and celebrate all things Greek: there will be food, a bake sale, dancing, tours, bazaar, music, and more. Call Saint Mary's Greek Orthodox Churc...

  Hopkins Raspberry Festival
Summer festival with sporting events, parades and fashion shows, arts and crafts, children's activities, and lots more. For complete sporting events; parades; fashion shows; concerts; crafts; more. Visit
  Interact - Center for the Visual and Performing Arts
(Interact activities are made possible in part by a grant provided by the Minnesota State Arts Board, through an appropriation by the Minnesota State Legislature from the Minnesota arts and cultural heritage fund with money from the vote of the peopl...

  Landmark Center
Landmark Center is a great destination: there is a good, inexpensive cafe, a WWII museum, TRACES, the Schubert Club Museum, and the Ramsey County Historical Society display area. Many of the courtrooms are open, and the building is beautiful. The ...

  Love to fly kites? Check out the Minnesota Kite Society!
The MKS is Minnesota's haven for kite lovers. This group conducts flying events and kite-building workshops throughout the year, and offers many other high flying perks to its members, who pay a small fee annually.

  Lowertown Art & Street Festival
This Summer festival is alive with art, crafts, live music, a beer garden, food, and even a dog-washing area! For more info call 651.222.3661.

  Maplewood Community Center
This Community Center has it all! There's a huge indoor pool with a waterslide, fountains, and a sloped entry, and a huge area for small children. There's an indoor playground (search for "Maple Maze" on LifePages), an outdoor playground, a gymnasium...

This is an alcohol-free family festival featuring children's activities, food, a classic car show, arts and crafts, live entertainment, and a farmer's market - all in the heart of White Bear Lake's historic downtown. For more information, click the w...

  May Day Parade and Puppet Festival
This award-winning festival features brilliant displays of puppets and floats, lots of activities, stunning theatrical performances, food, and more. The Parade proceeds down Bloomington Avenue, starting at 25th Street and turning West toward Powderh...

  MCAD Summer Youth Programs
MCAD Summer Youth programs challenge young artists to think, design, build and create. Many unique classes are offered, specifically designed for children ages 4-16 and lead by working artist educators. Visit the MCAD website to view their catalog ...

  Minnesota Aquarium Society
This is a club for the fishkeeping hobbyists. Most monthly meetings focus on a presentation by a speaker, some are nationally recognized experts. MAS tries to cater to all aspects of fish-keeping so our speakers cover the full range of topics from aq...

  Minnetonka Center for the Arts
From its beginning, the Minnetonka Center for the Arts' purpose has been to help a diverse group of Minnesotans - particularly families and children - make art a part of everyday life. Offering classes and events, they strongly believe in the value o...

  Nature Crafts Class
This activity is designed to encourage you to explore your artistic abilities and your regard for the environment. The class will include a variety of projects centered around the splendor of the great outdoors. As it should be, nature will provide t...

  Peter J. King Community Center - Salvation Army
This new neighborhood establishment features a gym, children's adventure zone, library, computer lab, weigh and exercise room, food shelf, conference room, chapel, kitchen, meeting rooms, childcare, and more! Ask about membership options.

  Pine Tree Apple Orchard
This picturesque orchard offers a variety of apples (Aug-Feb), homemade apple bakery/dessert products, caramel apples, fresh cider, apple gifts, gift baskets, jams & jellies. There is a corn maze, pumpkin patch, quilting exhibition, wagon rides and p...

  Riverwalk Market Fair
Join us at Northfield's newest event: Riverwalk Market Fair, an open air, summer Saturday market along the Cannon River! Stroll our picturesque limestone Riverwalk to discover merchants offering high-quality goods that reflect distinctive local talen...

  Rock, Gem, and Mineral Show
A good weekend event for rock hounds. There will be a plethora of fossils, agates, minerals and rock jewelry on display and for sale. Call 763.780.3328 if you need more info.

  Saint Croix Vineyards
This local vineyard features award-wining wines, ranging from barrel-aged reds to semi-sweet whites. Be sure to try their famous Raspberry Infusion desert wine. The rustic tasting room is in a restored century-old barn, and is located next to Aamodt'...

  Salvation Army Summer Day Camp
This day camp for kids 6-12 is non-stop action, with activities ranging from sports and field trips to computer labs and movies. It's a great way to gain experience, make friends, and burn off energy! For more info or an application, call Catherine B...

  Seward Arts Festival
A celebration of art including lots of artists and their work, art cars and bikes on display, live music, henna art, and more. If you are going to see a specific musical act or artist, make sure you look at the schedule on the web site so you can tim...

  Spring Craft Festival
Spring is a great time for arts and crafts projects - whether you want finished products or unique materials for your own crafts, this craft show will have everything you can imagine and more. Over 500 artists from 30 states will have works on displa...

  St. David's Young Adult Club
We provide services in: •Early Childhood Education - preschool and extended day care for children ages 15 months - 5 years •Pediatric Therapies - rehabilitative therapies including speech, physical, occupational, music, feeding and autism day tre...

  St. Paul Sommerfest
German cars on Saturday, vintage cards on Sunday! Featuring live music, food, and more. Visit for more info, or call 651.489.9623.

  St. Stephens Church Group
St. Stephen's Spiritual Enrichment and Social Activities programs aim to bring about integration of persons with disabilities into the life of their parish, and the church at large. This program offers people with disabilities many opportunities to ...

  Textile Center
The Textile Center is a coalition of the textile community, dedicated to promoting and preserving the excellence of fiber art. They offer workshops on everything from quilting and weaving to basketry and sculpture. The Center also offers one-of-a-kin...

  The Art Academy
The Art Academy offers classes for children, teens, and adults. Visit their web site for more information on the classes as well as their costs.

  The Bakken Museum is a scientific work of art!
There is much to be learned at the Bakken Museum and library, which focuses on electricity and magnetism in life. Exhibits include "The Spark of Life" (learn interactively how electricity works and how people came to harness it), "The Electrarium" (...

  The Gallery of Wood Art
Located on the 2nd floor of the Landmark Center, this unique gallery features five to six shows each year, as well as interesting vintage lathes, a gift shop, and a resource library. If you're interested in wood art from all over the world, check it ...

  The Pavek Museum of Broadcasting
...a unique museum experience, featuring one of the largest and finest collections of antique radio, television, and broadcast equipment in the world. The Museum's exhibits focus on the profound impact of electronic communications on human history,...

Theatrix is a homeschool theater group that has been performing in Minneapolis since 1995. Theatrix has a two-show season, with cast and crew members ranging in age from 5-18 and coming from communities throughout the greater Minneapolis-St.Paul area...

  Therepeutic Art for Children and Adults with Disabilities
Danelle Griner explores therepeutic art activities with adults and children who have disabilities. Art sessions are conducted in the convenience of your home. Along with providing opportunities for self expression and education, art sessions utilize ...

  Thursday Afternoon Book Club
All readers are invited to take part in lively book discussions. Participate regularly or occasionally - whatever works for your interests and schedule! The club meets once every month. Contact Wayzata Public Library for schedule and book information...

  Twin Cities Book Festival
This event is not a piece of fiction! The 5th annual Twin Cities Book Festival will feature Readings and Talks by talented writers from around the country, Book Arts Demonstrations run by the Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Rain Taxi's annual Used Bo...

  Twin City Model Railroad Museum Inc.
This unique establishment features an elaborate spread of model trains and scenery designed to invoke the romanticism, beauty, and history of the American train. The trains and scenery are a working portrait of the 30's, 40's, and 50's, when trains ...

  Upstream Arts
The mission of Upstream Arts is to enhance the lives of adults and youth with disabilities by fostering creative communication and social independence through the power of arts education. Our arts education workshops are for all people with dis...

  Valentine Crafts
This is a program of Saint Paul Parks & Recreation. Kids in grades K-6 will get together to make a Valentine's Day gift for someone special! For more info and to sign up, contact Palace Rec Center.

  Vietnamese Tet New Year
Experience the mystery and beauty of Vietnamese culture at this Vietnamese New Year Celebration! Activities include a fashion show, dance, karaoke, Vietnamese food, martial arts demonstrations, contests, community resource information, and more. ...

  West Teen Explorers
This social club for youth with disabilities (ages 13-21) is a great way to expand leisure options and make new friends. Activities include swimming, bowling, going for pizza, and more. For more information on joining, call Reach for Resources at the...

  Wood Working Class
Students in this class will learn simple carpentry skills as they build their own project. Skills include design concepts, measuring, sawing wood, gluing and nailing, sanding, and staining. This class is only three weeks in length. Consistent atte...

  World of Wheels ~ Car Show
This car show is a must for people who love cars, trucks, hot rods, motorcycles, and anything else that runs on wheels and looks great. The show features a stunning array of custom rides, as well as antiques, celebrity appearances, vendors, BMX stun...

  Youth Artists Initiative (YAI)
The Young Artists Initiative (YAI) believes that the arts should be accessible to all young people regardless of their race, beliefs or economic status. Too many young artists have been unable to participate in arts training because of the high tuit...

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