All aboard for two days of family friendly fun down at Union Depot! Activities will include model trains and craft kits, train equipment tours, a photo exhibit of the steam locomotive, and more! Both Saturday and Sunday, 10-4. SAT 6/3, 10 AM, Free, All Ages

 A tour of nine local courses—and a sneak peek of what’s to come—from American Mini Golf Alliance co-founder Tom Loftus. WORDS BY MARTIN DEVANEY When it comes to the short game, Minneapolis’ Tom Loftus has a long resumé. Along with his wife, Robin Schwartzman, Loftus runs the website A Couple

Meet the team who thinks spooky szn should be year-round. WORDS BY PATRICK STRAIT There is no wrong time of the year to be scared. Or so says the gang at Nowhere Haunted House. Equipped with everything from your haunted house staples, such as zombies and killer clowns, to more

In its second year, co-presented by Springboard for the Arts and the Victoria Theater Arts Center, the SPEAK OUT AND LEAD festival offers art and creativity from Twin Cities youths ages 13-21. There will be a performance stage, workshops, and youth vendors where festival goers can purchase original art. SAT

The AAPI Generations conference celebrates the 30th anniversary of Theater Mu and Asian American Theater as a whole. Over the course of the weekend, there will be artist talks, exhibits, the annual New Eyes play-reading festival, workshops, and more. FRI 5/19, 7 PM, sliding scale tickets, All Ages

Find a moment of peace while enjoying the soothing tunes of the Minnesota Orchestra at Spring Yoga at Orchestra Hall. Each session includes an individual or duo performance by a Minnesota Orchestra member, playing selections designed to pair with your flow. Taught by local instructors, these events are open to

Hook and Ladder’s Under the Canopy series features a fundraising performance by Maria Isa for Seward Longfellow Restorative Justice. SLRJ was created in 2004 to give South Minneapolis youth a chance to participate in restorative justice as an alternative to juvenile court, and Isa, a Boricua singer, songwriter, actress, rapper,

Black Fashion Week celebrates its sixth year with emerging and established designers, big-name brands, and a Minneapolis Met Gala at the Mia. WORDS BY KATIE DOHMAN The sixth year of Black Fashion Week is here, and it’s bigger than ever, promises Natalie Morrow, founder and CEO of Black Fashion Week.

Senate District 56 Senator Lindsey Port is shepherding a key piece of legislation to ‘Legalize It.’  WORDS BY KATIE DOHMAN  • • •  When South Dakota-born Minnesota State Senator Lindsey Port (DFL) lost her election for a House seat in 2016, her first reaction was to build a coalition—of other