As the nation’s largest retail and entertainment complex, Mall of America® hosts over 400 events. MOA® has earned a national reputation for entertaining guests with celebrity appearances, musical performances, charitable initiatives, product launches, book signings and movie premieres.
Connor Franta is an Internet sensation and global trendsetter with millions of followers on YouTube and many other social media platforms. He is the founder of Common Culture Coffee and works closely with The Thirst Project, a charity that provides clean drinking water in Africa. In his debut memoir, A Work in Progress, Franta shares the lessons he has learned on his journey from small-town boy to Internet sensation - so far. This full-color collection includes photography and childhood clippings provided by Connor and is a must-have for anyone inspired by his journey. We hope you can join us for this special meet up with a photo op and a presigned book. For more information on his new book, please click here.
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Let’s hit the links! Come give mini golf your best shot when we visit Moose Mountain Adventure Golf for Toddler Tuesdays! Grab a pair of moose ears, play up to nine holes with your toddler and win a fun prize!
The MN Chapter of the March of Dimes will combine 9 communities across the Twin Cities and Southern Minnesota for the annual March for Babies with a goal to raise $1 million dollars to support healthy moms and babies. Join thousands of walkers to celebrate the advances made by the March of Dimes and learn what new discoveries are on the horizon. In addition to the walk, the first 750 kids, 12 and under that participate in the Teddy Bear Clinic will receive a free teddy bear! After the walk, enjoy a free family movie, Despicable Me, along with Minions who will be available for photographs.
You can register as an individual walker or a member of a walk team. There is also day-of-registration located in the Rotunda. If you are unable to participate, you can still support March of Dimes services by making a donation or sponsoring a participant.
Please join the Midwest Robotics League and cheer on the teams as they compete in the regional combat robotics competition! Watch high school and college students pit 15-pound robots against each other in head-to-head matches! Our competition challenges students’ design and manufacturing skills, as they perform destructive testing with their robots.
For more information and team registration, click here.
The Ordway is hosting open auditions for children between the ages of 6 and 16 for the cast of its upcoming holiday production, The Sound of Music, running December 10, 2015 - January 2, 2016. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to star as one of the Von Trapp children at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts. Auditionees will perform a chorus of "My Favorite Things" individually and as a group. Registration for auditions is currently full. Learn more.
Join us at Theatres of Mall of America® for a special screening of “An American Tail.” Grab a friend, free popcorn and enjoy the show! Doors will open at 9:30 a.m. and the movie will begin at 10:15 a.m.
Show your purple pride as you watch candidates compete for a spot on the 2015 - 2016 Minnesota Vikings Cheerleading Squad. Get a sneak peek at some of the new faces you might be seeing on the sidelines next season! Wear your purple and gold when you come out to cheer for your favorite candidate! Learn More.
Have you ever wanted to try something different? Start something better? Well, you can! Let the experts show you how to create healthy glowing skin that’s simple and easy. Get tips on how to keep your makeup simple and professional, and turn that day look into a night look. We also have make up tips for when you’re traveling to keep it simple. Special guests will be here throughout the day for additional health, success and travel tips. To reserve your spot today call 952.883.4295 or stop by the Clinique counter in Macy's!
Bring your old bank statements, tax documents, bills, canceled checks, legal documents, personal medical information, investment statements, and more! For only $5 per box, the Bloomington Rotary will shred any old documents securely and safely. All documents will be shredded on-site while you watch and you will receive a certificate of destruction. All proceeds will go to the Bloomington Rotary, which supports non-profit organizations, programs, and charities in the City of Bloomington.
It's time for a girls' day out - just you and your daughter! You'll enjoy a delicious meal, giggle over fun dice games that you can play over and over - like Story Switch-off, Roll-of-the-Dice Charades and more - and make a colorful keepsake picture frame craft together. You'll even have a mother-daughter photo taken right at your table and printed for your one-of-a-kind frame. Tickets are $38 per person. This is a prepaid event. Reservations are non-exchangeable and non-refundable. Gratuity not included. Reservations required. Call toll-free 877.247.5223. For girls ages 8 and up.
Premium chocolatier Lindt USA is celebrating LINDOR Chocolate Day in honor of the iconic LINDOR truffle. Lindt is creating millions of LINDOR melt moments across the country for people to experience the smooth melting LINDOR truffle. Chocolate lovers will experience a LINDOR melt moment via complimentary LINDOR Milk Chocolate truffles, exclusive offers and a virtual reality LINDOR experience to escape to an exotic location as they enjoy their LINDOR Milk Chocolate truffle. For those at home, Lindt is giving away one million downloadable coupons online for any 5.1 oz. bag of LINDOR truffles at LindtUSA.com/LINDOR. People are also invited to photograph their LINDOR melt moment and upload them to Instagram or Twitter using #LINDORmelt to win a LINDOR truffles bag.
Dick Button, Two-time Olympic gold medalist and five-time World Champion. Dick will sign his autobiography, Push Dick's Button: A Conversation on Skating from a Good Part of the Last Century--and a Little Tomfoolery.
Michael Buckley, American Internet celebrity, comedian, YouTube award winning vlogger and pop culture expert. Michael has worked as part of the Icenetwork broadcast team for U.S. Figure Skating Championships for the past three seasons.
Brian Orser, World Champion, two-time Olympic Silver Medalist, and eight-time Canadian Champion. Brian is coach to World and Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu and World and European champion Javier Fernandez.
Rohene Ward, Minnesota own four-time U.S. Championship competitor and principal performer in multiple ice shows. Rohene is best known for his amazing choreography to U. S. Champion and Olympic sensation Jason Brown. Rohene will also be competing at the U.S. Professional Figure Skating Championships on May 23rd in Bloomington. Admission is free to the public!
Your girl can learn tips and tricks for giving her doll a one-of-a-kind look! Our Doll Hair Salon stylists will show lots of ways to style her doll’s hair using our new Jewel Highlights Set, three gem-toned, clip-in hair colors made just for My American Girl® dolls. Your girl will get hands-on tips from our experts—and she’ll get to take the highlights home! Tickets are $28 per person. This is a prepaid event, and reservations are non-exchangeable and non-refundable. Reservations are reqruied; call toll-free at 877.247.5223. For girls ages 8 and up.
Please join us for the 11th Annual Minnesota Alex's Lemonade Stand! Here you will have the opportunity to offer a donation for a great cause and assist in reaching a goal of $25,000 for Childhood Cancer Research! The event will include three stands with ice cold lemonade, and a silent auction with great items - some of which will be donated by the Minnesota Vikings and Minnesota Twins! There will be live music by the Eagan High School Cache, and Victoria Dance Productions will also be featured in two amazing dance shows at Noon and 2 p.m.
The South Metro Job Fair can help you find the job that's right for you! There will be up to 40 participating metro area employers in attendance. You will have the opportunity to talk to company representatives about current job openings, pick up company information, complete company application forms, learn job responsibilities and performance requirements, practice the job-seeking skills that get people hired and more! Don't forget to wear appropriate business attire and to bring your resume!
For more information, please visit Destination Jobs Minnesota.
In GETTING REAL, celebrity news anchorwoman Gretchen Carlson opens up the conversation of what it means to be an ambitious and attractive career woman in America today. From her childhood in Anoka, MN, where her family's life revolved around the Lutheran church that her grandfather led as minister, and where her bright future as a violin prodigy both thrilled and burdened her, through college at Stanford, her win as Miss America in 1989, and her first in-the-trenches years as a cub reporter on local television stations in Richmond, Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Dallas, Gretchen Carlson's rise to anchor of The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson on FOX News Channel is truly a story of dedication and perseverance. We hope you can join us for this special book signing!
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Join us to play Magic: the Gathering on a grand scale! Participants will be able to play and take home the new set, Magic Origins, before the cards are even on the shelves in stores! Prizes will be awarded, and all participating players will receive at least one booster in addition to the alternate art PreRelease promo card! Don’t know how to play Magic? Have one of Games by James’s experienced staff members teach you at the free Learn to Play Booth! On the day of the tournament, registration will begin at 11 a.m. and play starts at noon.
To pre-register, please visit Games by James or call the store at 952.854.4747.