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Pumpkin Nights Carved Pumpkins

Photo courtesy of Pumpkin Nights

Looking to scare up some ghoulish good fun? Costumed hoopla is brewing all over town. more

Oct 20, 2017 11:20 AM The Fam

Where Are All the Minnesotans?

Photo courtesy of Minnesota Historical Society Press

Yes, winter is coming. Local author Karlyn Coleman is here to remind us how to embrace it. more

Oct 18, 2017 11:30 AM The Fam

Floating Pumpkin Patch

Photo by Kim Palaferri/The Press Tribune

A floating pumpkin patch and other non-scary Halloween happenings for Twin Cities tykes. more

Sep 29, 2017 3:30 PM The Fam

Sever's Fall Festival

Photo courtesy of Sever's Fall Festival

From apple orchards and pumpkin patches to the Extreme Corn Pit, the Twin Cities has tons of options for family fun. more

Sep 28, 2017 10:45 AM The Fam

Solar Eclipse

Photo from Shutterstock

We may not be in the path of totality, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have astronomical amounts of fun. more

Aug 15, 2017 1:15 PM The Fam

The Great Big Wheel

Photo courtesy of the Minnesota State Fair

You already know the kids will have a sugar buzz for three days straight. But what else will you do? more

Aug 15, 2017 11:15 AM The Fam

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Photo from Highland Fest Facebook Page

The annual free Highland Park neighborhood festival has something for everyone. more

Jul 12, 2017 12:00 AM Arts & Culture

Kids at the Minnesota Children's Museum

Photo courtesy of Minnesota Children's Museum

Raining and pouring? Here are 39 ways to make the day far more than a snore. more

Jul 5, 2017 11:13 AM The Fam 1 Comments

Blue Mounds_Prairie

Photo courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Fort Snelling State Park is a good place to start. more

Jun 26, 2017 2:50 PM Kids & Family

Tangletown 4th of July Parade

Photograph from Tangletown Neighborhood Association

Kid-friendly Independence Day fêtes: bike parades, face painting, fireworks, and more. more

Jun 20, 2017 3:40 PM The Fam

We asked the real experts—kids!—what they think of the totally reimagined museum, which re-opens Wednesday. more

Jun 5, 2017 11:52 AM , The Fam

Bloomington Kite Day

Photo courtesy of the city of Bloomington

Bloomington Kite Day kicks off a summer of kite-filled skies in the Twin Cities. more

May 17, 2017 11:35 AM The Fam 1 Comments

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Photo by Jennifer Larson

Two years in the making, Isaiah Bischoff’s summer camp documentary is hitting the silver screen. more

May 17, 2017 10:55 AM The Fam

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Photograph courtesy of Mission Animal Hospital

The Midwest's first and only nonprofit animal hospital launches a mobile clinic to bring vet care to more pets in need. more

May 11, 2017 1:24 PM The Fam

A woman and two children near a water exhibit at the Minnesota Zoo

Photo courtesy of the Minnesota Zoo

Take Mom out for a concert, a wildflower walk, or a science museum brunch. more

Apr 28, 2017 9:20 AM The Fam

The Color Run Twin Cities

Photograph courtesy of The Color Run

Bouncy, bubbly, color-soaked ways to log a 5K with the kids this summer. more

Apr 24, 2017 12:50 PM The Fam

Fortune Favors the Brave_MSPIFF

Photo courtesy of Attraction Distribution

The Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival’s family films chronicle adventures near and far. more

Apr 7, 2017 9:45 AM The Fam

Two children pick up trash at Highland Park during last year's St. Paul Citywide Cleanup

Photo by Erin Carter

Celebrate Mother Nature and the whole fam with these environment-themed celebrations. more

Apr 7, 2017 9:30 AM The Fam

Easter Egg Hunt

Photo courtesy of Minneapolis Parks

From forest trails to castles, 12 egg-ceptional hunts around town. more

Mar 29, 2017 3:05 PM The Fam

St. Patrick's Day Family

Photo by Mike McGinn

Twelve ways to channel the luck of the Irish this weekend. more

Mar 14, 2017 11:00 AM The Fam