MALL OF AMERICA® EVENTS WEEK OF APRIL 20, 2015
Tuesday, April 21
Toddler Tuesday: Toddler Tee-Off
Families are invited to Moose Mountain Adventure Golf for a free day of mini-golf. Nine holes and a pair of moose ears are free to everyone attending.
10 a.m. Noon
Moose Mountain Adventure Golf (Level 3, North)
Connor Franta Meet Up
With millions of online fans, Connor Franta will meet with fans and distribute copies of his new memoir, A Work in Progress. His new book is a compilation of lessons learned on his journey from small-town boy to Internet sensation - so far. In addition to being an author, Franta founded Common Culture Coffee and works closely with The Thirst Project. Fans are invited to meet Franta and take a picture with him.
Friday, April 24
Apple Watch Launch
Apple launches the highly anticipated Apple Watch. Lines of excited shoppers are expected.
Apple Store (Level 1, South)
Saturday, April 25
March of Dimes: March for Babies
For the first time, 15,000 walkers from nine separate March for Babies events across Minnesota will come together for one unified walk with a goal to raise $1 million to support moms and babies. In addition to the walk, event activities include Float-a-Flower, a free family movie and the Teddy Bear Clinic where the first 750 kids (age 12 and under) will receive a free teddy bear to bring through the Teddy Bear Clinic. There, kids will learn about germs, vaccines and taking a baby home from the hospital. Metro Transit will also offer free bus and light rail rides from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. to March for Babies participants. Transportation passes can be downloaded online.
7 10 a.m.
Rotunda, Nordstrom Court and Theatres at MOA
Midwest Robotics League
Teams from the Midwest Robotics League will compete in the regional combat robotics competition. In each team, high school and college students pit 15-pound robots against each other in head-to-head matches. The competition challenges students design and manufacturing skills, as they perform destructive testing with their robots.
Through Sunday, April 26
Saturday: 1 6 p.m.
Sunday: 1 5 p.m.
Minions Meet & Greet
Guests are invited to meet minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob from the MINIONS! movie at a special meet and greet. Event activities include photo opportunity with the minions, free activity sheet and an opportunity to win tickets to the advanced screening.
11 a.m. 1:30 p.m.
The Ordway Presents: Sound of Music Auditions
Guests can watch as the Ordway hosts auditions for the cast of its upcoming holiday production The Sound of Music, running December 10, 2015 - January 2, 2016. Those auditioning will perform a chorus of "My Favorite Things" individually and as a group. Registration for auditions is currently full.
Noon 4 p.m.
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