FAMILYTIME CALENDAR Friday, May 27
Owl hike at Forestville Mystery Cave State Park will start at 8:30 p.m. Meet at the amphitheater for a brief presentation, then head out on a night hike to call to the owls. Bring a flashlight and shoes for hiking.
Saturday, May 28
Forestville Mystery Cave State Park programs include: Overlook hike at 10 a.m. Meet at the picnic shelter for a walk to observe the vegetation and park landscape; Nature Games for kids at 3 p.m. Meet at the picnic shelter; Mammals at 9:15 p.m. Meet at the amphitheater for a slide show about Forestville's mammals.
Film "The Mouse and the Motorcycle'' will be shown at 10:30 a.m. at Rochester Public Library auditorium.
Joshua's Journey: A Black Cowboy Rides the Chisholm Trail, a new exhibit at Minnesota Children's Museum in St. Paul, will be open today and runs through Sept. 18. The Museum is located at Seventh and Wabasha streets in downtown St. Paul. For 24-hour information call 651-225-6000 or go to www.MCM.org.
Feeding the black bear will be at 1 p.m. at Oxbow Park.
Sunday, May 29
Whitewater State Park Naturalist programs include: Tweets and Treats from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Visitor Center's feeding station; Snakes of the Blufflands from 11 a.m. to noon. Want to catch a Tadpole? from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. All programs are free and begin at the Whitewater Valley Visitor Center.
Forestville Mystery Cave State Park programs include: Junior Park Naturalist at 3 p.m. for kids 8 to 14. Meet at the picnic shelter. Children must be accompanied by an adult; Our Nesting Birds at 9:15 p.m. Meet at the amphitheater.
Monday, May 30
Dam Hike at Chester Woods Park will start at 11 a.m. at the kiosk by the boat ramp. The two-mile hike will include a picnic at the scenic Dam Overlook with hot dogs, chips and Kool-Aid. Register with park staff by calling 287-2624. No charge for the hike; however, a $5 vehicle pass is required to enter the park.
Storytime Adventures! is offered at 11 a.m. each Monday and Wednesday at Barnes &; Noble Apache Mall.
Story hour takes place at 10:30 a.m. and crafts projects for preschoolers at 11 a.m. Monday at the Toy &; ABC Zone in Miracle Mile Shopping Center.
Tuesday, May 31
Story hour will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Toy &; ABC Zone at Miracle Mile.
Wednesday, June 1
Story hour will be at 10:30 a.m. and crafts projects for preschoolers at 11:30 a.m. at the Toy &; ABC Zone at Miracle Mile.
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