This annual event is a great way to kick off the Easter weekend for your youngsters. Join the community as children run around the Excelsior Commons picking up sweet treats in colorful Easter eggs, hosted by Our Savior Lutheran Church and School. Open to toddlers to kids 11 years old. 952.474.5181.
For the Kids
As the weather warms up, get your family outdoors for some farm fun. From seeing farm animals and their babies to playing farm games, there is something for the young and the young at heart. The event also will have farm-fresh concessions available for purchase. 763.694.2001.
Help your little Picasso learn more about art. Using high-quality materials and techniques used by professional artists, children will learn to draw, sculpt, collage and more. This after-school program is a great way for children to use their energy in a creative environment and develop artistic skill. Open to kindergarten through third grade. 952.401.6800.
If napping is a foreign concept for your little one, bring her to the Wayzata Library for some early-afternoon fun. Baby Storytime will have your child birth to 24 months talking, singing and dancing with others their age. The program is specially designed with stories, rhymes, music and movement. 612.543.6150.
Celebrate the luck of the Irish one day early with a full afternoon of traditions. The day of dance features more than 10 local dance schools, music and food.
Who needs Mrs. Butterworth? Forego the store-bought concoction for the real deal. Line up your silver dollar pancakes at the Maple Syrup Festival with freshly tapped maple syrup; you can even tap a tree and boil sap. $5, children under 2 free; discounts are available for groups of four or more
You’ve got the golden ticket! Rediscover the magic of the classic Roald Dahl tale. See Charlie and Gramps float their way to the top, Violet balloon like a blueberry, the Oompa Loompas bob up and down and Willy Wonka’s shenanigans. Sing along to the well-known hits and dream of gooey Wonka chocolate bars.
New children’s boutique CC & Mays is searching for their next cover model. Shuttle your cute kiddo over to the shop to pose. CC & Mays is seeking one toddler age 2 to 5 and one school-age child 6 to 12 years old. Winners receive a CC & Mays photo shoot with 3 Peas Photography, a CC & Mays gift card, one digital image and a voucher for a mini-session with 3 Peas.
Today is just not Alexander’s day. He wakes up with gum in his hair and things continue to head downhill from there. Stages Theatre brings Judith Viorst’s classic children’s tale to life for its 30th season
Saturdays and Sundays in March, It’s alive! Has your little one ever wondered how plants grow? Visit the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum to learn the process from seed to sprout. Visitors view shoots through microscopes, prepare a sprout snack, design seed pictures and plant seeds to take home.