• Science Museum of MN

    I’d like to tell you about the Titanic exhibit at the Science Museum of Minnesota. I’ve always been fascinated by this piece of history and this exhibit really brings it to life. Did you know that there were only two

    November 5, 2009 • Events/Activities • Views: 1776

  • What’s happening this weekend?

    Minneapolis Institute of Arts: iAfrica-Connecting with Sub-Saharan Art Mall of America: Bodies-The Exhibition Bell Museum of Natural History: Hungry Planet-What The World Eats The Science Museum of Minnesota: Titanic Bakken

    November 5, 2009 • Events/Activities • Views: 1271

  • What to do over fall break?

    If you are looking for something to do over fall break (Oct. 15th and 16th) check out Severs Corn Maze and Fall Festival! My family and I have attended Severs for the past three years and every year, it’s a blast! The

    October 11, 2009 • Events/Activities • Views: 1990

  • The Toonies

    Nominated for the Minnesota Music Award! The Toonies would like to personally invite you to the MN State Fair’s Eco-Experience and enjoy The Toonies ENVIRO-Show-LIVE!  August – Sat 29th, Sun 30th & Mon 31st 

    September 4, 2009 • Events/Activities, Resources • Views: 1809

  • HAY! September Fest @ DCTC

          A one-day community festival on the spacious and beautiful grounds of the DCTC Rosemount campus, 2009 Septemberfest will take place on: Saturday, Sept. 12, 2009 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. FREE Admission and FREE Unlimited

    September 3, 2009 • Events/Activities • Views: 1900

  • Caring Bridge

      You may have visited a CaringBridge site before. “CaringBridge helps you stay connected with loved ones during a health crisis.” I’d like to share a CaringBridge website with you. A current student in the

  • Dakota County Fair

    I had the opportunity to go to the Dakota County Fair today. Like most fairs, it was fun and interesting. Horses, cows, and other animals were being cared for and showcased. There were many vendors to choose from (I found a few

    August 12, 2009 • Events/Activities • Views: 1433

  • Storytelling Boxes

    PBS Parents Activity from A Place of Our Own, produced by KCET in California Featured Activity: Storytelling Boxes              Here’s an interesting activity idea that will bring your family closer, and teach

    June 2, 2009 • Ask the Reader (YOU), Events/Activities, Resources • Views: 1400


    KIDS EAT FREE  (or discounted) *Please call to verify details and confirm that the location  is still offering their Kids Meal special.  In this economy, we’re all looking to save a little. Depending on the size of your

    May 20, 2009 • Events/Activities, Resources • Views: 1939

  • Sign Language in Early Childhood – Summer 2009 Class at DCTC

    This course teaches child care providers, teachers, and parents how to communicate more effectively with children earlier in life. The course features early childhood sign language facts, best practices, and approx. 200 signs.

  • Earth Day 2009

    Created in 1970, the Earth Day concept is based on the belief that all human beings have a moral responsibility to protect the Earth. April 22nd will mark the beginning of “The Green Generation Campaign.” This is also

    April 20, 2009 • Ask the Reader (YOU), Events/Activities, Resources • Views: 1822

  • Rollerblading in the Metrodrome?

    I just read the paper and saw a small article about rollerblading at the Metrodome. I was immediately curious because I had never heard of such a thing. From November through April, the upper and lower concourses of the

    April 20, 2009 • Events/Activities • Views: 1909

  • April Calendar

    1 – April Fools Day 4 – First U.S. flag approved, 1818 6 – North Pole Discovered In 1898. 12 – Author Beverly Cleary born, 1916 15 – Income Tax Day, Titanic 21 – Kindergarten Day, The first

    April 20, 2009 • Events/Activities • Views: 1405

  • Family Activities in April

    There are many FREE family resources/activities happening all around the metro area. Perhaps even some you may not be aware of. Bounce For Autism Pump It Up of Burnsville is hosting Bounce for Autism, a fundraiser to benefit

    March 30, 2009 • Events/Activities • Views: 3561

  • Notice the Blogroll

    In the lower part of the right column on this page, you’ll notice a section titled Blogroll. This space includes items that are updated daily  for your enjoyment. You can easily access a new child friendly joke each day by

    March 18, 2009 • Events/Activities, Jokes, What's Hot • Views: 1968

  • You may not know this…

    Here are a few calendar items happening this week that you may not be aware of… Monday 12-Work Harder Day Tuesday 13-Rubber Duckie’s Birthday Wednesday 14-Revolutionary War Ended 1784 Thursday 15-First Super Bowl

    January 12, 2009 • Events/Activities, Resources, Videos • Views: 1440

  • Let’s Say Thanks!

    Here is an easy way to send a postcard to our troops serving overseas. This website gives you an opportunity to send a FREE POSTCARD to military men/women overseas to show your support and gratitude

    November 26, 2008 • Events/Activities, What's Hot • Views: 1888

  • Indoor Play Areas

    It’s that time of year again….Brrr! Of course, children usually enjoy playing in the snow, but it’s also nice to backup options if it’s too cold, or if you have real little ones. I’ve put together a

    November 25, 2008 • Events/Activities • Views: 2768

  • Happy Trails

    I’m sure you’ve noticed…the weather has been terrific lately! With warmer weather like this (in November) it’s easy to get back outside and PLAY! There are many things to do outside with children: ride

    November 8, 2008 • Events/Activities • Views: 1910