Many local summer camps have already started or are just now getting started. This week, we’re giving you a look at some with spots still available.
A new experience at the Minnesota Zoo is coming just in time for the blockbuster summer movie season. The zoo’s 3D IMAX theatre has officially gone digital.
Five wolf pups, lucky to be alive after being rescued from a wildfire in Alaska, will get a new home in Minnesota. The pups were discovered in their den by crews battling a wildfire on the Funny River.
We all know the bugs in Minnesota can get huge during the summer and we mainly think of black flies and mosquitoes. But few crawly creatures are as big as the ones at the Minnesota Zoo right now.
Take time out to honor American war heroes. On May 26, 2014, Minnesotans will be planning activities that involve family gatherings and a celebration of freedom.
The Minnesota Zoo has announced some of the acts included in its lineup of summer concerts, and the roster includes old favorites and new talents alike. The Subway Music in the Zoo series opens June 2 with a concert by the Monkees.
Breanna from Anoka asked: Why are potholes called potholes? Taylor from Rosemount wanted to know: What do the red, white and blue ribbons on the floors of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament stand for?
Do your part and make a difference in the life of an animal and it undoubtedly will make a difference in yours as well. Give your time and talents by volunteering at one of the many animal-focused organizations in Minnesota.
Schools around the metro are taking that week-long (more or less) holiday known as spring break, now through mid April. Whether going out of town isn’t in your financial picture right now, or you’d just rather stay home, here are some ideas to keep your family from going stir-crazy—especially if it snows again next week. The classic kid-venture spots never fail to entertain: the Science Museum of Minnesota (especially with the Ultimate Dinosaurs exhibit having just opened, and it’s fantastic), which might be paired with a trip to the Minnesota Children’s Museum, which just opened its Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice exhibit;
The Minnesota Zoo has added new members to their family. Ten African penguins were hatched in the 3M Penguins of the African Coast exhibit in November and December of 2013. The juvenile penguins, four male and six female, were presented to the public Friday morning.
Minnesota’s horrible winter is prompting the Minnesota Zoo to offer a “Worst Winter Ever” special. The zoo is offering individual visitors — children, adults and seniors — a $10 admission fee from this Wednesday through Friday.
The Minnesota Zoo will reopen to the public Tuesday after being closed one day due to dangerously cold weather.
The Minnesota Zoo will be closed to the public Monday because of the expected dangerously cold weather. The zoo’s one-day shutdown follows Gov. Mark Dayton’s decision to cancel all public school classes statewide Monday. Zoo Director Lee Ehmke says the decision was made to encourage people to stay home.
The Minnesota Zoo wants a couple of rhinoceroses, of the sculpted variety. The zoo says it wants the sculptures to put outside the entrance to its Tropics Trail. The zoo posted a solicitation in this week’s State Register that seeks responses by Jan. 20.
No waiting in line here as Santa strolls from table to table to visit and pose for pictures you take with your own camera. Meanwhile, kids occupy themselves with snacks from the Call of the Wild restaurant, available craft activities or coloring sheets.