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 Vita.mn entertainment calendars. In rare, spare moments, she writes stories and book reviews.

Recent content from Melissa Walker

Weekend options: Maple sugaring

JUST ADD PANCAKESGet ready for a sticky situation. Maple syrup season is near, so why not get ready by learning...

Updated: February 21, 2013, - 04:57 PM

Black History Month Expo coming to St. Paul

In the month of February, some people might read a book or watch a documentary. One local woman is hoping...

Updated: February 19, 2013, - 03:16 PM

Family spotlights: 'Secrets of Circles,' Midwest Black History Expo

The Children's Museum's “Secrets of Circles” allows children to climb into a circular boat, play and pretend as they explore the math, science and engineering of this common shape.

Updated: February 15, 2013, - 02:47 PM

Weekend options: All Canada Show, Scottish Ramble

ALL CANADA SHOWAt this expo, you’ll find that there’s more to the country north of us than maple leaves and...

Updated: February 14, 2013, - 03:34 PM

Family spotlight: 'Yo Gabba Gabba'; Dora and Diego

'Yo Gabba Gabba' LiveDJ Lance Rock struts into town in his popular orange jumpsuit this week. Join him, Brobee, Foofa,...

Updated: January 12, 2013, - 02:22 PM

Family spotlights: 'Science Fusion,' 'Sesame Street Live'

'SCIENCE FUSION'This four-part event series presents scientific and educational professionals who represent various geographic backgrounds to connect with kids and...

Updated: January 05, 2013, - 03:32 PM

Family spotlight: New Year's Eve with kids

The Twin Cities area has several offerings for families to bring in 2013 with fun and flair.

Updated: December 29, 2012, - 01:13 PM

Family spotlight: Kwanzaa Family Day

Kwanzaa Family DayCelebrate the "first fruits of the harvest" celebration with music by Bruce Henry and the Walker West Academy...

Updated: December 22, 2012, - 02:48 PM

Family spotlights: Folkways by Candlelight, A Victorian Christmas

Get schooled on the traditions of old at this event. Costumed residents within the Town Square will share how the holidays were celebrated in the pioneer days. There's also a Christmas pageant with live entertainment. (5-8:30 p.m. Fri. $3-$5. The Landing, 2187 E. Hwy. 101, Shakopee. 763-559-6700. www.threeriverspark district.org.)

Updated: December 15, 2012, - 03:13 PM

Family spotlight: Railroad holiday

RAILROAD HOLIDAYThe Santa Train rolls on the rails to entertain guests of all ages. Ride with Santa on a historic...

Updated: December 08, 2012, - 01:56 PM

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