A walk in the park

Put on a different type of shoe and set out for a stroll through nature. The afternoon snowshoe hike beckons folks to the outdoors to see the happenings of plants and wildlife in winter. Afterward warm up by the bonfire and enjoy refreshments. 1-4 p.m. today. Free. Oak Savanna Learning Center, 16797 NW. 289th Av., Zimmerman, Minn. 763-389-3323. fws.gov/refuge/Sherburne.

Ocean babies

Sea Life at the Mall of America is throwing a baby shower for its oceanic newborns. Get a look at the eight baby guitar sharks recently born at the aquarium. Seeking to protect the threatened species, the conservation of aquatic life is cause for celebration. Until the end of the month there will be baby shower games, baby bingo and facts about baby animals that live in various bodies of water. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. today; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun. Ends Feb. 29. Mall of America, Bloomington. visitsealife.com.

 

STEM Family Day

Science and history team up for a day of family fun and learning. Z Puppets Rosenschnoz will perform their new play about the Cherokee language. Visitors from the animal kingdom include birds of prey from the Raptor Center and reptiles from the Herpetological Society. Learn about kitchen chemistry, splash around in the water lab, and use teamwork and engineering skills to build a bridge with the Minnesota Department of Transportation. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. today. $6-$12. Mill City Museum, 704 S. 2nd St., Mpls. 612-341-7555. mnhs.org.

Passport for the park

Three Rivers Parks has created a different form of passport for exploration. Guests embark on an excursion throughout the park and complete a nature passport in exchange for a prize. Explore the grounds and join in activities with a naturalist. 12:30-2:30 p.m. Sun. Lowry Nature Center, Carver Park Reserve, 7025 Victoria Drive, Victoria. 763-559-6700. threeriversparkdistrict.org.

NXT Live

Some of wrestling’s stars take to the ring for a tussle. Competitors include champions Adam Cole, Rhea Ripley, Roderick Strong and tag team champions Kyle O’Reilly and Bobby Fish. 5 p.m. Sun. Roy Wilkins Auditorium, 175 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul. 1-800-982-2787. xcelenergycenter.com.

MELISSA WALKER