Free Coding Classes for Kids with CoderDojo

Free coding classes offered for kids through CoderDojo.  CoderDojo is an international movement of FREE coding clubs for kids. CoderDojo Twin Cities has grown to be among the largest of these clubs in the world and has helped nearly 1000 young adults and children learn how to code since 2013.  If you are looking for […]

10 Free and Cheap Things to do This Weekend in the Twin Cities

Looking for fun things to do in the Twin Cities this weekend (July 28-31) without emptying your pocket book? Below is a list of 10 FREE and cheap things you can do with your family, friends or date while enjoying some of the wonderful places the Twin Cities has to offer. Enjoy 10 hours of FREE live […]

Hands on Clinics and DIY Workshops

If you’re ready to learn some valuable repair skills, Hennepin County offers Fix-it Clinics where you can get household items fixed for free by learning  how to do it yourself.  Residents bring in small household appliances, clothing, electronics, mobile devices and more and receive FREE guided assistance from volunteers with repair skills to disassemble, troubleshoot […]

July Restaurant Deals in the Twin Cities

Cheesecake lovers are in for some sweet savings. In honor of National Cheesecake Day, The Cheesecake Factory is offering 50% off any slice of cheesecake on July 29 and 30. The “factory” offers more than 30 cheesecake flavors from the simple Original Cheesecake to its new Chocolate Hazelnut Crunch Cheesecake, which makes its sweet debut […]

Map out Your Garage Sale Route through Twin Cities on the Cheap

Twin Cities on the Cheap has partnered with to help readers find garage sales in and around the Twin Cities this spring and summer. lists garage sales directly on the map for quick and easy referencing.  How it works – find the sales directly on the map, add the ones you like to your favorites, […]

5 ways to beat the “I’m Bored” summer blues

Summer is just around the corner.  You may have some summer camps planned out or a vacation scheduled.  You may have some sporting activities for the kids to tackle.  No matter what you have planned, you’re still going to hear these infamous words from your kids: “I’m bored.”  Here are some tips for fun family outings […]

Boost Your Exercise Routine with FREE Virtual Trainers

If you are looking for that perfect boost to help your exercise routine, check out these FREE online workouts. offers 100% FREE online workout videos to fit everyone’s needs from cardio to strength to yoga.  The workout finder enables you to narrow your search to workouts with specific equipment, trainers, time frames, exercise type and […]

Twin Cities Guide to FREE Summer Movies in the Park

Into movies?  What better way to relax during Minnesota summers than to gather with your friends and family for a summer movie in the park.  The Twin Cities is home to a vast array of summer movie venues.  So gather your friends, bring some snacks and head out to enjoy a fun, FREE evening under […]

Your Summer Guide to 101 Festivals in the Twin Cities Area

Twin Cities on the Cheap has compiled a one-stop guide for summer festivals in and around the Twin Cities.  Included is a sampling of activities that you can find at each event.  However for a full and detailed listing always check the web site for each festival directly.  Yes, we would like to hear from you […]

Your Guide to FREE or Cheap Yoga in the Twin Cities

The Twin Cities blossoms into a Yoga paradise during the summer months with outdoor yoga classes offered in a variety of locations all FREE of charge or for a minimal amount.  If you haven’t tried yoga, now is your chance.  Below is your Guide to FREE and Cheap Outdoor and then Indoor Yoga in the Twin […]