Happy Mother’s Day!
If you’re looking for some ideas of where to bring mom on her special day, Patch has a few suggestions. Where are you going? Share your recommendations in comments!
- will have a special Mother's Day Breakfast in Fellowship Hall on Sunday, May 13. Proceeds from the freewill donation will benefit Military Families Ministry and Mission Tanzania. Information: 763-420-5015.
- Pick a park. Maple Grove is home to dozens of parks, complete with walking and biking trails. For a full list of city parks: http://maplegrove.patch.com/directory
- Dine on brunch, dinner or lunch. Maple Grove has a variety of restaurants, one will likely suit your mother on her special day. Restaurants throughout the city can be found here: http://maplegrove.patch.com/directory/category/food-dining
If you’re willing to travel a bit, a few area venues have free admission for moms on Mother’s Day.
Mother's Day Weekend Oliver H. Kelley Farm 15788 Kelley Farm Rd., Elk River
Help plant seeds in the historic garden, harvest the first spring greens and meet the new baby animals as they try out their young legs. Mothers are admitted free when accompanied by a child of any age
Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday
Fee: $9 adults, $7 seniors and college students, $6 ages 6-17; mothers admitted free with paid child's admission on Mother's Day.
Minnesota History Center 345 Kellogg Blvd W., St. Paul
The Minnesota History Center will offer free admission for moms on Mother's Day. Guests can explore the exhibits “The First Official Printing of the U.S. Constitution,” “Minnesota’s Greatest Generation,” “Open House,” “Grainland,” and “Weather Permitting.”
Time: Noon to 5 p.m.
Fee: $11 adults, $9 seniors and college students, $6 ages 6-17; free for mothers with paid child admission on Mother's Day.