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April 6, 2023

Community Family Events this Spring!

We’re looking forward to warmer weather and sunny skies this spring- and to spend time in our community! We’ve compiled a list of family friendly events near all of our locations and surrounding areas, and we hope to see Tierra families there!

Twin Cities

  • The Flint Hills Family Festival is an arts festival full of performances, workshops and interactive activities! On June 2nd, kick off the weekend with music and food, and on the 3rd, check out all the family arts and culture offerings!
  • St. Paul children’s bookstore, Red Balloon Bookshop, brings in local authors for storytimes and treats at least twice a month! Check out the list of upcoming events
  • Looking for something more active? The Rock and Roll Playhouse is heading to First Avenue for a dance party for little ones! Free admission for kids under 1.

Rochester, MN

  • The Quarry Hill Nature center has a series of Good Natured Kids events– one right around the corner, on April 12th, and one on May 17th!


  • The Chicago’s Children’s Museum has free Family Days on the last Thursday of the month through May- and then again in September and October. The upcoming dates include April 27, May 25 and September 28.
  • Lakeshore Learning hosts free, in-store events, and on April 22, they’re having a Sensory Fair! This event will explore texture, color and more- just like we do in our classrooms!
  • Earth Day is coming up- and you can celebrate with a free family movie! Cinemark Melrose Park is showing The Lorax. The event is hosted by Collaboration for Early Childhood. 


  • Rheudasil Park Pond is hosting a kids fishing event! The youngest ages that can participate are between 4 and 5 years old, and they’re bound to have a blast!
  • Success on the Spectrum is opening their brand new learning center and throwing a family fun day to celebrate (and you can take a look at their new center as well)!
  • Family Fit Fest on April 29th, focuses on health and wellness through all stages of life!
  • May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and you can celebrate and learn more with a free family weekend party at Sammons Park!
  • Looking for a Mother’s Day Activity? Try the Mother’s Day Market with lots of different local vendors! 


  • On Friday April 14th, pile in the car and watch a drive in kids movie– don’t forget the snacks!
  • The National Children’s Museum has events tailor-made for little ones, like Baby Jam every Friday and Steam Story Time every Thursday!
  • The Dr. Seuss Experience is an exhibit running in Washington, DC, through June- immerse your family in a world of color and cool creatures!
  • Teeney Tiny Book Club happens monthly, and features different authors and activities like music, a mini library and more!
  • Spring is a popular time for fun festivals and crazy carnivals– fill your weekend with adventure and activity!
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