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March of Dimes

The March of Dimes, now its 75th year, will hold its annual March for Babies on April 27 in Forest Park. Join a group or form your own and walk to raise money to support the health of all babies. The event includes fun activities for kids, and incentives for raising funds.

Registration begins at 7 a.m. and the walk begins at 9 a.m. at the Muny in Forest Park.

More information and to register:

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Age Ranges: 
All Ages

You're invited to participate in the biggest virtual baby shower of the year! The moms at are throwing a baby shower on Wednesday for expectant mom Virginia Kerr of KMOV-TV, and you can watch and participate in the event as it's broadcast live online. The shower benefits the March of Dimes and celebrates the journey into motherhood for Kerr, the anchor of KMOV's early news show Awake.

The two-hour broadcast will focus on every women's transition into motherhood, and we all know that's one of, if not the biggest, milestone in our lives. You'll also hear great parenting tips from experienced moms and learn about new products that make the journey into motherhood easier and more fun. On top of all that, prizes have been donated by the shower sponsors for giveaway that you can win online. Prizes include

At 15 months old, Robbie of Fairview Heights couldn’t crawl or even roll over. Nine months later, this active little boy who was born 14 weeks premature is walking and playing with the rest of his friends.

Those around Robbie are amazed by his development. According to his mother, Trish Cox, “As his physical therapist said, ‘This isn't normal.’ For once, not being normal was a good thing!”