Category Archives: winter

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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Rock the Cradle 2014: Gather up your little groupies.

I wasn’t going to write about Rock the Cradle 2014. I mean, been there, done that. But seriously, how can I call myself a blogger of cool kid stuff in the Twin Cities and not mention it this year? Fact is … Continue reading

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Sledding at Columbia Golf Course? “Totally EPIC!”

We’ve always loved the sledding at Columbia Park Golf Course. And that was before I realized that that building there? IT SELLS SNACKS! Boasting the steepest slopes in NE Minneapolis, Columbia Golf Course offers different sized hills for all levels … Continue reading

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Kids at the Castle at American Swedish Institute: det är kul

On select Fridays starting February 14 (tomorrow!), give the kiddos a taste of Swedish culture with some big free fun at the American Swedish Institute. More importantly, the castle. They get to play IN. A. CASTLE! Tomorrow’s Kids at the … Continue reading

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Art Shanties: Frozen fun for the whole family.

Icepocolypse. Minne-FROZE-a. The #@%! cold. Call it what you will, it’s here. And we can choose to either wrap ourselves up all burrito-like in a comfy blanket and watch the Olympics. Or, embrace the cold along with Minnesota arts and … Continue reading

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Do you realize how cool our libraries are?

My big library crush is really no secret. Let’s just start with the magic that happens when I hear about a book I’m interested in for my little guy. And how I go to the library website, search, request and … Continue reading

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Win FREE Viva! Spanish and Music Classes for You and Your Little Amigo.

Thanks to Schoolhouse Rock, I can recite the entire Preamble to the Constitution. And there’s no telling how many kids wouldn’t know the alphabet if it weren’t for that catchy little letter ditty. Truth: when you apply learning to music, the … Continue reading

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