Chanhassen, MN (May 28) - Mark your calendars for "Family Day" at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum on Sunday, June 22. Bring the kids (and grandparents) for an all-day "birthday party" celebration in recognition of the Arboretum's 50th anniversary. Events include: the 1K Family Fun Run with KARE-11's Kim Insley at 10:30 a.m.; Raptor Center demos at 11 a.m. and 1:05 p.m.; Swedish fiddler Ross Sutter at 12:10 and 2:15 p.m.; and complimentary cake and ice cream from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.. While you're here, visit our "Treeology" exhibition and Maze Garden. Bring a picnic or order one in advance by calling 612-624-7173. Complimentary Coca-Cola products and birthday gift bags (while they last) for kids. Family Day is presented by Target. Free admission. For more information, call 952-443-1400 or check the website at www.arboretum.umn.edu.
The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, the largest public garden in the Upper Midwest and a premier northern arboretum, is part of the College of Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Sciences at the University of Minnesota and developed as a community and national resource for horticultural and environmental information, research, and public education. It is located nine miles west of I-494 on Highway 5 in Chanhassen.
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Free Family Day at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Sunday, June 22, from 10:30 to 3 p.m. Events include a 1K fun run, plus Raptor Center demonstrations, music by Swedish fiddler Ross Sutter, free cupcakes and ice cream, crafts, tram rides. Free gate admission. Family Day is presented by Target in honor of the Arboretum's 50th anniversary. The arboretum is located in Chanhassen on State Highway 5, nine miles west of Interstate 494. For more information, call 952-443-1400 or visit the website at www.arboretum.umn.edu.