Thursday, October 22, 2015

Weekend Happenings: October 23-25, 2015

Twin Cities Film Festival

ICON Theatre
1625 West End Blvd., St. Louis Park
Oct 21-31, 2015
Various
Cost:  $12 General Admission, $20 Each Gala, $50 for 5 films, $80 for 10 films, $120 for 12 films plus 2 tickets to Opening, Closing or Gala Film.



Several dozen films will debut during the 2015 Twin Cities Film Fest, complete with nightly parties and a handful of educational panels.  The 11 day festival is a celebration of film with curated content from all across the country, as well as a good representation from Minnesota filmmakers. (The above trailer for the film "Room" is one of Opening Night Gala films.)


Hallzooween

MN Zoo
13000 Zoo Blvd, Apple Valley
Oct. 24 & 25, 2015
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Cost:  Free for 0 to 2 years, $12 for 3-12 years, $18 for 13 -64 years, $12 for 65+





This October, the Zoo is celebrating fall color and things that go bump in the night. Enjoy up-close encounters with both cute and creepy critters. From bats and tarantulas to tigers and tapirs, HallZooWeen offers something for kids of ALL ages. Participate in hands-on education programs and watch the animals enjoy Halloween-themed treats throughout the Zoo. Weekend activities include face painting, live music, and more.

There has never been a better time to visit or join the zoo! Bring your own little goblins and ghouls to the Minnesota Zoo this fall for some HallZooWeen fun! Costumes encouraged.

HallZooWeen Activities:

October 24 & 25 and 30 & 31
Creature Features – 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m.
Story Time in the Bee Hive – 10:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.
Face Painting – 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Tropics Plaza
Family Education/Craft Activity – 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Tropics Plaza
Live Music – 10:30 a.m. & 12:30 p.m.
Close Encounter Animal Photo Opportunity – 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Apple Press Demonstration – 11:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. – Wells Fargo Family Farm
Tropical Reef Skeleton Dive Show – 10:30 a.m. – Tropics Trail
Conservation ‘Scarousel’ – 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Hay Maze at the Wells Fargo Family Farm
‘Creepy Crawly’ Animal Encounter – Minnesota Lodge – 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
HallZooWeen-themed Wings Financial World of Birds Show -Target Learning Center
Treats and Goodies – 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (While supplies last)

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