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Family spotlights: A Passage to China; animal open house

  • April 4, 2013 - 6:35 PM

A PASSAGE TO CHINA

If you’ve always wanted to go to China but would rather not take the long flight, this event is for you. Play Chinese chess and participate in other interactive games. Discover your name in calligraphy or consult ancient Chinese fortune-telling methods. See terra cotta warriors from Xían. Also cooking demonstrations, entertainment. (11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-next Sun. Free. Mall of America Rotunda, 340 W. Market, Bloomington. 952-472-4757. www.chinainsight.info.)

ANIMAL OPEN HOUSE

Spring is bursting with new life! Visit the Eden Prairie Outdoor Center to see a wide variety of animals, including fluffy rabbits and chinchillas and even slithering snakes. Animal shows at 1:30 and 3:30. (1-4 p.m. Sat. Free. Eden Prairie Outdoor Center, 13765 Staring Lake Pkwy., Eden Prairie. 952-949-8740. www.edenprairie.org.)

Melissa Walker

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