Barnyard Babies

Cuddle up to animal offspring as the city of Edina brings the farm into the city. In addition to a petting zoo, kids can go on a pony ride. Get creative at the art table and dance to kid-friendly music. 10 a.m.-noon today. $5. Rosland Park, 4300 W. 66th St., Edina.

Thai New Year

Watch competitors gorge themselves in a papaya salad eating contest during this Amazing Thailand celebration of the Southeast Asian country. The block party highlights the rituals, culture and street food of Thailand. It also features traditional dance performances, live music and more. Noon-9 p.m. today. On Hennepin Av. between W. Lake and 31st Sts. 612-822-5588.

Party for the planet

An Earth Day celebration with special activities and exhibits focusing on ways to save money and energy. Say hello to the zoo's residents, make crafts and take in educational programs and activities. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today-Sun. Free. Como Park Zoo, 1225 Estabrook Dr., St. Paul. 651-487-8200. ­

Earth Day and Arbor Day

Pay homage to your planetary home and the trees that provide us with foliage and shade. The event features interactive activities for all ages. 1-4 p.m. Sun. Free. Wood Lake Nature Center, 6710 Lake Shore Dr., Richfield.

DIY design

Proof Public hosts a family-friendly open house. Guests don't have to be professional artists to design and print a phrase or message. Explore letterpress printing and use paper, wood and ink to create a poster. 1-4 p.m. Sun. Free. Proof Public, 708 W. 26th St., Mpls.