Melissa Walker

News Assistant | Calendars
Phone: 612-673-4461
A self-proclaimed “List Maker to the Stars,” Melissa spends her days coordinating calendars, sorting through press releases and combing the internet for a variety of events for Twin Citian’s to occupy themselves in their free time for Star Tribune and entertainment calendars. In rare, spare moments, she writes stories and book reviews.

Recent content from Melissa Walker

Family events preview/ 'Chocolate,' Mickey Mouse -- or a good book

"Chocolate: The Exhibition" This show promises not only to make your mouth water, but to school you on the much-desired...

Updated: September 15, 2010, - 05:45 AM

The mess and heartache of real life

Four friends push through bad times to reclaim happiness.

Updated: September 11, 2010, - 11:48 AM

Family + kids spotlight: Thomas the Tank Engine

Thomas the Tank Engine comes to Lakeville

Updated: August 03, 2010, - 08:16 AM

North festival calendar

BROOKLYN PARKTATER DAZE: Parade, sports tournament, carnival, live entertainment and fireworks. 6:30-11 p.m. Thu.; 6-11:30 p.m. Fri.; 3-11:30 p.m. Sat.;...

Updated: June 16, 2010, - 01:59 PM

MN Zoo: 'Faces of the African Forest'

The tropics section of the Minnesota Zoo has new tenants. "Faces of the African Forest," a new permanent exhibit, features...

Updated: May 27, 2010, - 10:56 AM

Spotlight: Jellyfish Discovery

Underwater Adventures is now featuring jelly. Jellyfish, that is. Jellyfish Discovery recently opened and has one of the world's largest collection of the translucent invertebrates known as one of the world's most deadly creatures.

Updated: April 06, 2010, - 01:09 PM

Year of the Tiger at Midtown Global Market tonight

Vibrant shades of red will usher in the Chinese new year as the traditional lion dance, pounding drums and clanging of cymbals fight evil spirits and bad luck.

Updated: February 19, 2010, - 12:58 PM

Spotlight: Frightmares at Buck Hill

Ongoing: If you thought Buck Hill was just a place to hit the slopes, you're dead wrong. It would seem the venue has dark secrets.

Updated: September 26, 2009, - 12:52 PM

Movies: Twin Cities Black Film Festival

In a year when the United States welcomed its first black president into office and lost one of pop culture's...

Updated: September 17, 2009, - 12:54 PM

Fall arts preview: Family Events

The Movers -- Rich, Scott, Dave and Smitty, an energetic group who appear daily on Playhouse Disney -- are now live onstage, singing songs and moving their bodies to music that school-agers can appreciate, with tunes such as "Clean My Room," "My Favorite Snack" and "I Want My Mommy."

Updated: September 12, 2009, - 09:52 PM

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