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Urban League Family Day

Joles, David, Star Tribune

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

  • Article by: MELISSA WALKER
  • Star Tribune
  • August 16, 2012 - 7:13 PM

Johnny Appleseed Day Festival

Celebrate apples with old-fashioned fun. Take a house tour or hay wagon ride. Hands-on experiences including milking a cow and making cider. Entertainment, yard games and treats. (11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. Bruentrup Heritage Farm, 2170 E. County Rd. D, Maplewood. www.maplewood historicalsociety.org.)

Urban League Family Day

There's something for Mom, Dad and the kiddies at this event. The fun begins with a parade that features more than 70 units, including luxury autos and a drill team competition. The festival includes family activities, three-on-three basketball tournament, dance and fitness exhibitions. Also a health fair, live music and talent showcase. (Parade begins at 10 a.m. and travels east on Golden Valley Rd. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sat. Free. Plymouth Av. N. between Knox and Penn Avs., Mpls. www.mul.org.)

 

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