For the Kids
Don’t miss the free live music from talented local musicians. Summer Faire is an annual warm-weather tradition for families, couples and music-lovers everywhere. Grab your family, friends and a lawn chair for relaxing in The Shoppes’ central courtyard while enjoying sounds from Minnesota’s favorite musicians. Take advantage of the Shoppes popular retail offerings and fine restaurants before and after the concert. Free. 6-8 p.m. The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes, 12459 Elm Creek Blvd. Read more about Summer Faire
Mark your calendar! The Summer Concert Series is each Wednesday at 10 am. Join in on an activity and listen to kid approved, parent friendly music at the Creative Kidstuff location at the West End in St. Louis Park. Read more about Creative Kidstuff Summer Concert Series
Visit any Creative Kidstuff store to get your ride (bike, scooter, wagon, trike or milk crate racer) ready for 4th of July festivities. Just bring your wheels--they've got you covered on all the rest!
This event is absolutely FREE. Read more about Decorate Your Bike for 4th of July
Join in this Saturday, June 14 at any Creative Kidstuff location for their annual Fish Print event. Kiddos can create a one-of-a-kind t-shirt for themselves or to give as a gift (maybe to a really cool dad they know).
Bring a pre-washed cotton t-shirt and they'll supply everything else you need! Read more about Fish Prints at Creative Kidstuff
Join Delmonico Dance, local law enforcement, first responders and Operation Kidsafe for a free child safety fair. There will be an ice cream truck for the kids. Parents will receive a lifetime record of their child's digital fingerprints and a form that is ready to hand to law enforcement in an emergency, as well as valuable safety tips. Operation Kidsafe uses the latest equipment like the FBI and Secret Service. Read more about Operation Kidsafe Child Safety Event
It’s time for Maple Grove Days. With more than 40 events over the course of the four-day festival, there are plenty of opportunities for fun. The festival kicks off on Thursday with the Pierre Bottineau Parade at 6:30 p.m. You will find teen and children’s events on Friday and the art fair on Saturday and Sunday. On Saturday, enjoy a car show, inflatable rides, entertainment on two stages, a business expo with 130 vendors, the Rice Lake Classic Run, and many other events. Free. Read more about Maple Grove Days
This year the DNR is celebrating Arbor Day and Arbor Month by encouraging families to play in natural settings such as your backyard, a nearby woodlot, or forested area.
The 2014 State Arbor Month Celebration will be at Oak Hill Park in St. Louis Park. The event will give families a chance to play with nature, while watching some of the best tree climbers in the state compete at the Minnesota Tree Climbing Championship.
State Arbor Month Celebration Schedule: Read more about State Arbor Month Celebration and Minnesota Tree Climbing Championships