Category Archives: high school

Peter Pan by the Morris Park Players: You’ll be hooked.

Good news! You don’t have to drop 30 clams to experience musical theater with your wee ones. Not when you’ve got the Morris Park Players presenting the beloved tale of Peter Pan. Forget what you think you know about community theatre … Continue reading

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MN United: Professional soccer fun right here in the Twin Cities.

Hey, did you know that Minnesota has a professional soccer team? With all the hullabaloo—Vikings stadium this…Vikings stadium that…blah, blah—you may have missed it. But if you’ve got yourself a little soccer nut, may I suggest a MN United game? … Continue reading

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Big Ten Baseball at Target Field: Take me out to the ballgame (for le$$).

One step inside Target Field on a nice day and anyone can become a baseball fan for a few hours. Too bad tickets cost an arm and a leg (and a neck). But if you and the kiddos haven’t gotten … Continue reading

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Kids Against Hunger: An experience that does a world of good.

(Thanks to my pal Kathy for sharing her KAH experience with me.) Looking for a family experience with a little more substance? Volunteering for Kids Against Hunger might just be the mother of all teaching moments. Kids Against Hunger is … Continue reading

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Joy of the People: Soccer with a side smiles.

In a time when uber-competitive and traveling sports are the annoying norm, it’s refreshing to know there’s a place like Joy of the People that focuses on what playing soccer should really be about: fun. (Weird, right?) The folks at Joy … Continue reading

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US Bank Skyway Open 2013: A big hit with the whole family.

I like to include a lot of affordable activities on this site. But every once in a while, something special comes along that’s a little more spendy. Like the US Bank Skyway Open. We’re big mini-golfers in this family, so … Continue reading

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Then Now Wow at Minnesota History Center: Everything great about our state.

The MN History Center. Probably not the first place that comes to mind for kid-friendly fun. But right now, maybe it should be command a bigger portion of your fun-seeking brain. Because right you can see then now wow. Will they like it? … Continue reading

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