This four-part event series presents scientific and educational professionals who represent various geographic backgrounds to connect with kids and adults. Connect with scientists, engineers and educators through hands-on activities. (1-4 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Free with museum admission, $10-$13. Science Museum of Minnesota, 120 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul. 651-221-9444. www.smm.org.)


Elmo and the rest of the gang just can't stop singing in this children's spectacular. Join the furry friends, Grover, Cookie Monster and the other residents of "Sesame Street," as they make music and even sneak in a bit of learning. (7 p.m. Wed.; 10:30 a.m. & 7 p.m. Thu.-Fri.; 10:30 a.m., 2 & 5:30 p.m. Sat.; 1 & 4:30 p.m. next Sun. $10-$75. Target Center, 600 1st Av. N., Mpls. 1-800-982-2787. www.targetcenter.com.)