Twin Cities Free & Frugal Family Fun this weekend

There’s so much for families to do together in the Twin Cities and most of it’s FREE! Here’s a listing of some of my favorite ideas.Saturday, May 17Arts in the Park, Purgatory Creek Park, Eden Prairie, 9 AM – 4 PM, FREE!Browse artwork for sale and enjoy children’s activities, live entertainment, face painting and more.  Family Flicks at Theatres of Mall of America, 10 AM, The Adventures of Shark Boy and Lava Girl F.A.N.tastic Saturday at Eagan Community Center, 5 – 9 PM, $3, Family fun for all ages, including admission to The Blast indoor playground, gym games and equipment, a movie and crafts. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Fraconia in the City, at Art-A-Whirl, Minneapolis, Behind Casket Arts Building, FREE! Franconia Sculpture Park hosts a family-friendly event featuring food and drink, sculpture exhibitions and live music as part of the Art-A-Whirl event. Lowry Nature Center, Victoria, Bird Banding, 9 AM – 12 PM, all ages, FREE!Saturday Morning on the Gale Woods Farm, Minnetrista, 9:30 AM – 12 PM, all ages, $5SpringCon Comic Book Celebration, State Fairgrounds Grandstand,10 AM – 5 PM, $10, FREE for children 9 and younger.Sunday, May 18Fraconia in the City, at Art-A-Whirl, Minneapolis, Behind Casket Arts Building, FREE! Franconia Sculpture Park hosts a family-friendly event featuring food and drink, sculpture exhibitions and live music as part of the Art-A-Whirl event.Holz Farm: Spring Festival, Eagan, 11 AM – 4 PM, FREE! Lowry Nature Center, Victoria Raptors in the Yard, 2 – 4 PM, all ages, FREE! Mall of America’s American Girl, Kit’s Tree House Craft, 1 – 4 PM, FREE! Continue Reading