3 totally free events to check out in Minneapolis this week

There's always plenty to do in Minneapolis, but finding fun on the cheap can be another story. From a first-time homeowner class to an intense workout, here are three fun things to do around town that'll cost you nothing at all.

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The Road To Home Ownership-Home Buyer Social

This event is meant for prospective first time homeowners and presented by RE/MAX. Stop by Thursday evening to learn about the steps of buying your first home, down payment programs and credit education. A free credit report is also included. 

When: Thursday, January 24, 6-8 p.m.
Where: RE/MAX Results, 1221 W. Lake St., #209.
Admission: Free

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Fitbit Local Sweat. Sip. Play.

Fitbit ambassadors J.C. Lippold and Sam Cameranesi lead this all-fitness-levels- welcomed high intensity interval training and yoga workout. Make sure you bring your own towel and water bottle. 

When: Thursday, January 24, 7-8 p.m.
Where: W Minneapolis - The Foshay, 821 S. Marquette Ave.
Admission: Free

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Winter Strider Race Series part II

This event is aimed for ages 1-10. The Winter Strider Race Series allows kids to bring their own bicycles and ride around a challenging yet fun bike park. 

When: Saturday, January 26, 10 a.m.-noon
Where: The Factory, 3300 Fifth St. NE.
Admission: Free

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