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Tickets to Ordway's 2009-10 Season are on Sale Now


Tickets to all Ordway Center for the Performing Arts' 2009-10 performances officially go on sale to the general public Sunday, September 13. Ordway's season calendar includes a first-time national tour, an Ordway-produced Disney classic, a hilarious and interactive holiday performance, a Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winner, a seven-time 2008 Tony Award-winning musical and a se ... Continue reading Tickets to Ordway's 2009-10 Season are on Sale Now

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Zywiec's Corn Maze

Zywiec's, on Hwy. 61 in Cottage Grove, (known to many as the location for the infamous "Haunting Experience") introduces a new Corn Maze.

Zywiec's Corn Maze has an exciting dinosaur theme that kids of all ages will "dig"! Throughout the maze there are 12 dinosaur checkpoints. Find as many dinosaurs as you can and win prizes! I have attached an ariel view of the the maze ... Continue reading Zywiec's Corn Maze

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Celebrating Earth Day 2009 in the Minneapolis-St. Paul Area


By Megan Torrini


Created in 1970, the Earth Day concept is based on the belief that all human beings have a moral responsibility to protect the Earth.


The Minneapolis-St. Paul area has a lot of Earth Day events planned, so gather your family members for a day of eco-friendly activities and the opportunity to join together for a global o ... Continue reading Celebrating Earth Day 2009 in the Minneapolis-St. Paul Area

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April's monthly meal planner is up, filled with great dinner ideas.


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Have a Mother-Daughter Spa Day


by Nicole LaMarco


Catch up with your daughter and spend some quality time with a spa day. You have two options with having a mother and daughter spa day. One, you could spend a day at a local spa, or you could have your own spa day at home.


How to Have a Spa Day with Your Daughter Locally
If you want to have a s ... Continue reading Have a Mother-Daughter Spa Day

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Skate the Night Away for a Good Cause


Looking for a fun way to get exercise and help kids at the same time? Roller Garden in St. Louis Park, Minn. has a perfect activity for you and your family! On Sunday, January 18 the skating rink is celebrating its 40th anniversary by hosting a skating fundraiser for Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare.


All ages are welcome! Roller Garden encourages moms, ... Continue reading Skate the Night Away for a Good Cause

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Everything Twin Cities

Looking for something fun to do with the kids? Or great shopping tips in the Twin Cities? Check out our Things to Do section. Our Twin Cities picks review everything from parks to pet-friendly outings to top weekend getaways.


Did you know you cal also subscribe ... Continue reading Everything Twin Cities

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Halloween Haunts in the Twin Cities


by Megan Torrini


Halloween is just around the corner- BOO! Here are some creepy haunts around the Minneapolis-St. Paul area that are sure to make for a fun fright night.


Screamtown
7410 Highway 212 West
Chaska, MN
screamtown.com


Located in Chaska ... Continue reading Halloween Haunts in the Twin Cities

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What's Going on in the Twin Cities?


Find out what's happening in the Twin Cities. Did you know you can subscribe to the Momtalk events calendar?


Stay abreast of local happenings right from your inbox! You can also be notified when new events are listed or subscribe to our RSS feed.


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Pet Friendly Hot Spots in Minneapolis-St. Paul


by Megan Torrini


Minneapolis-St. Paul area locals love their dogs, and there are lots of places to take them. So no need to leave your best buddy at home, check out the doggie hot spots:


Dog Parks
The backyard can get pretty boring, and those dog owners who live right in the city may not even have a backyard--so ... Continue reading Pet Friendly Hot Spots in Minneapolis-St. Paul

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Day Trip: Downtown Minneapolis

By Stephany Wiestling


Downtown? With kids? Absolutely! Spending the day in the city can be a cultural ego boost for anyone, even kids. If you can, plan your trip around a live stage show or a ball game. Going to a theater or stadium can be a lifelong memory in itself. Seeing a few other sights just adds more value to it. Here are some of our favori ... Continue reading Day Trip: Downtown Minneapolis

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Take the Train to Minnehaha Falls For a Fun Local Trip


by Stephany Wiestling


Take the light rail (LRT) from Mall of America or downtown Minneapolis to Minnehaha Falls for a fun couple of hours in a gorgeous and historic park.


I checked the website and found some helpful tidbits. The fare is $1.50 for adults, $.50 for kids ages 6-12, and free f ... Continue reading Take the Train to Minnehaha Falls For a Fun Local Trip

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Turn a Visit to the Mall of America into a Full-on Vacation

By Stephany Wiestling


The trend this summer is to vacation close to home. Make it a long weekend, or extend it out even further by exploring some of the attractions in the surrounding area.


STAY
Radisson located across the highway from the Mall of America. (952-854-8700) Hotel guests are guaranteed entry to the adjacent Water Park ... Continue reading Turn a Visit to the Mall of America into a Full-on Vacation

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Minneapolis-St. Paul Area Lakes- What Makes Our Summers Fun

by Megan Torrini


Legend has it that some of Minnesota's 10,000 lakes formed in the footprints of Paul Bunyan's blue ox, Babe. Actually, there are over 15,000 lakes in the state, and many of them formed during the last Ice Age when glaciers moved back and forth across most of Minnesota. In places, particularly those near ice margins where a lot of ... Continue reading Minneapolis-St. Paul Area Lakes- What Makes Our Summers Fun

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What's Going On?

Have you checked out MomTalk.com's Events Calendar lately? It has features designed to make finding and planning fun events easier.You can search by event type, select how to view the calendar, send yourself email reminders, subscribe for daily updates, subscribe to an RSS feed and more. So what's coming up this week? Here are just a ... Continue reading What's Going On?

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For Better Health, Take It Outdoors

By Megan Torrini

Exercise (both indoor and outdoor) is hugely popular in today's health conscious society, and the Minneapolis- St. Paul area is no exception. The Twin Cities metro area is a top contender when it comes to eating smart, living well and being fit. The stats are impressive:





Spectacular Sights and Hip Hangouts: The Minneapolis Riverfront District


By Megan Torrini


Whether you are just stopping by for a visit or you are a longtime resident, the Minneapolis Riverfront District has lots to offer- from beautiful historical sites to trendy, hip hangouts. Known as the birthplace of Minneapolis, the Minneapolis River District boasts a collection of historic buildings and landmarks, scenic park and trail areas, c ... Continue reading Spectacular Sights and Hip Hangouts: The Minneapolis Riverfront District

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Day Spas: Good Enough Stuff

By Erin Garner

My two-year-old daughter's diaper leaked in the middle of the night and I forgot to put the waterproof pad on her bed last time I made it, so the sheets and the mattress were soaked. Then this morning, I asked if my daughter if she wanted to take a shower (something she usually loves) and she said, "NO." So I put her in the playpen with some toys and hopped in ... Continue reading Day Spas: Good Enough Stuff

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Fall Fun: Good Enough Stuff

By Erin Garner


Fall is the perfect time of year for fun with the family. Whether it's a spooky hayride to get into the Halloween spirit or chasing (and possibly losing) your kids in a corn maze, the greater Twin Cities has lots to offer families with kids of all ages. Here are some great places to visit on your next family outing:


Aft ... Continue reading Fall Fun: Good Enough Stuff

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