Best bets for a family outing.
Minnesota Outdoor Youth Expo
This event is designed to get kids more acquainted with nature. More than 60 outdoor organizations, experts and educators will be on hand. Go on a mock pheasant hunt or learn about geocaching and water safety. Also check out the birds of prey demonstration, kayaking, animal education and nature walks. (9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat.-next Sun. $5. Wild Wings Hunt Club, 9491 N. 152nd St., Hugo. 651-439-4287. www.mnoutdooryouthexpo.com.)
Golden Valley Days
A parade starts an event that includes art and community fairs, food vendors and family activities at Brookview Park. Play games and listen to live music. Calvary Lutheran Church hosts a vintage car show and rummage sale. The day culminates with fireworks. (10 a.m. Sat.; parade, 9:30 a.m. Fireworks, 9:30 p.m. Free. Brookview Park, Winnetka Av. and Brookview Pkwy., Golden Valley. www.goldenvalleyfund.org.)