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Family Fun: New Year's with Kids

  • December 28, 2013 - 2:00 PM

NEW YEAR’S FOR FAMILIES

Bundle up your loved ones for a walk through quaint, candlelit trails. Warm up at bonfires and toast marshmallows. (4-8 p.m. Tue. Free. Fort Snelling State Park, 5701 Leavenworth Av. S., Mpls. 612-725-2724. www.dnr.state.mn.us.) The Family New Year’s Eve Party at Maple Grove Community Center gets Mom, Dad and the kids in the groove with music and dancing. If you prefer, there’s ice skating and board games. Finish the night with a balloon drop at 9:45 p.m. (6-10 p.m. Tue. $9-$12. 12951 Weaver Lake Rd., Maple Grove. 763-494-6500. www.maplegrovemn.gov.) Noon Year’s Eve has entertainment by the Radio Disney Party Patrol. Get in the spirit by making your own hat and horn to bring in 2014. Join a scavenger hunt and count down to noon with a beach ball drop. (10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tue.; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wed. $1-$2. Como Park Zoo, 1225 Estabrook Dr., St. Paul. 651-487-8200. www.comozooconservatory.org.)

MELISSA WALKER

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