Family-friendly Valentine's Day Events

Valentine's Day Hot Metal Pour
Where: Franconia Sculpture Park
Time: Noon - 5 pm
Cost: FREE
Furnaces blaze at 2,700 degrees to melt iron that creates unique cast sculptures

Valentine's Day Story Time
Where: Barnes & Noble
Time: 11 am
Cost: FREE
Elmo and his Sesame Street Friends will show you many ways of saying "I Love You"

Bakken Museum
Where: Bakken Museum
Time: 10 am - 5 pm
Cost: FREE
The whole family can enjoy a Valentine's day together exploring the Bakken Museum

ASI Male Chorus Svensk Frukost
Where: American Swedish Institute
Time: 8 - 11 am
Cost: $12 adults, $5 kids 12 and under
Join the ASI Male Chorus and Auxiliary for a Svensk Frukost (Swedish Breakfast) at ASI on Saturday, February 14. Featuring Swedish pancakes, eggs, herring, potatos and more. All proceeds benefit the ASI
Male Chorus.

Tropical Beach Party
Where: Minnesota Zoo
Time: 9 am - 4 pm
Cost: admission to the zoo (free for members)
Bring the whole family to a winter get away on Valentine's day at the Tropics Trail at the Zoo. Bring your own pail and sand toys and they supply the sand. There will also be face painting, family education activity, etc.

Echanted Evening - A Valentine's Dining Experience at Como Zoo
Where: Como Zoo (Feb 14 are sold out, but Feb 13 and 15 are still available)
Cost: $165/couple
Parents can dine while they care for your kids

How are you going to spend the Valentine's Day ? or any other ideas or places you know ? Share with us !!! Other family would love to know too :)