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 spotlights: Festa Italiana, Rail Rider Days

Festa ItalianaBenvenuti! Italy is just a gondola ride away. Pretend you are in the boot-shaped country as you ride one...

Updated: October 20, 2012, - 08:31 PM

Family spotlight: Apple picking

The harvest is in and a wide variety of events themed around this fruit are held throughout the Twin Cities....

Updated: September 29, 2012, - 03:14 PM

Family spotlight: Bears at the Minnesota Zoo; Wild Rice Festival

BLACK BEARS, OH MY!Minnesota's largest omnivores will take up residence at the Minnesota Zoo's Medtronic Minnesota Trail. Three orphaned black...

Updated: September 08, 2012, - 04:57 PM

Fall for the family: To 'Egypt' and beyond

'LOST EGYPT'Opens Oct. 13 at Science Museum of MinnesotaThe mysteries of this north African country are unearthed in a traveling...

Updated: September 07, 2012, - 02:43 PM

Family spotlights: Burnsville Fire Muster, library bike tour

Burnsville Fire MusterA community festival with police and fire demonstrations. Jam to live music at a block party. Other attractions...

Updated: September 01, 2012, - 03:19 PM

Family spotlights: Life in the 1800s; Pierre Bottineau open house

Life in the 1800sExperience what life was like from birth to death in the 1800s. Learn how settlers performed everyday...

Updated: August 25, 2012, - 04:33 PM

Family spotlights: Johnny Appleseed Day Festival; Urban League Family Day

Johnny Appleseed Day FestivalCelebrate apples with old-fashioned fun. Take a house tour or hay wagon ride. Hands-on experiences including milking...

Updated: August 16, 2012, - 07:13 PM

Family spotlights: Minnesota Renaissance Festival, trolley ride

The king and queen request your presence at one of the merriest of summer events. The annual festival celebrating the 17th century is filled with themed weekends, starting with Italian Carnivale next weekend.

Updated: August 11, 2012, - 05:20 PM

Family spotlights: Flying Colors; Family Day and Peace Games

Flying ColorsGrab the family for an evening of fun. Make your own kite to fly and see kite flying demonstrations....

Updated: August 04, 2012, - 05:16 PM

Family spotlights: Back 2 School Family Expo; Bryant Lake Beach Party

BACK 2 SCHOOL FAMILY EXPOOf course there are still a few more weeks before the children begin to groan...

Updated: July 28, 2012, - 03:58 PM

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