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Friday, October 2, 2015

It's the food truck event that started them all!  Local food trucks gather for an evening of friends, fun and plenty of good food. St. Louis' favorite mobile restaurants will be dishing out fresh fare in Tower Grove Park.

The 2015 season brings new offerings of food and beverages, entertainment and local charity contributions.

Sponsored by Sauce Magazine. Composting and recycling is available on-site. Bring seating (blankets or chairs).

2015 Food Truck Fridays are scheduled for:

  • May 8: 4-8 p.m.
  • June 12: 4-8 p.m.
  • July 10: 4-8 p.m.
  • Aug. 14: 4-8 p.m.
  • Sept. 11: 4-7:30 p.m.
  • Oct. 2: 3:30-7 p.m.

At Tower Grove Park along Southwest Drive. More information: saucemagazine.com/foodtruckfriday

 

Locations: 
South City, St. Louis
Age Ranges: 
All Ages

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Kids of all ages are invited to ride the trains at Kircher Park. The steam and diesel trains are operated by the St. Louis Live Steamers, a nonprofit organization interested in the construction of large-scale model railroads.

Rides are offered from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Kircher Park is located just south of Highway 44 on Williams Road in Eureka. Rides are free but a small donation is appreciated.

More information: stlouislivesteamers.org or check the organization's Facebook page

Enjoy a free yoga session on the same ground as the old Busch Stadium! Local yoga instructors will host classes on the Busch II Infield at Ballpark Village on select Wednesdays at 6 p.m. and Saturdays at 10 a.m. this summer.

Admission is free. Please bring your own yoga mat.

More information: stlballparkvillage.com

 

Locations: 
St. Louis

Bring your family one of the St. Louis area's best outdoor venues and enjoy the sounds of regional and national musical acts perform on stage at the Chesterfield Amphitheater.

All performances are free. Fixed seating is available, or bring a blaket or chairs for lawn seating. Concessions will be available for purchase, but concergoers are welcome to bring their own food and beverages (no glass).

For more information, start times, and a list of performers, go to chesterfieldamphitheater.com

 

Age Ranges: 
All Ages

Explore and learn about the lives of one of the world's most mysterious creatures: Dinosaurs! In this program, designed for ages 5 and up accompanied by an adult, kids will discover how dinosaurs ate, learn about dinosaur anatomy and examine real fossils. Plus, they'll make their own cast of a real dinosaur tooth! 

This program is fun for kids, families and adults. Tickets are $7 per person ($5 for members) and space is limited. One adult per four children is required. 

1 to 2 p.m. at the Saint Louis Science Center. 

More information and tickets: slsc.org

Stock photo

Locations: 
St. Louis

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Stop into Ballpark Village for free family fun this summer and fall during Family Fun Days. 

Admission is free, and you can purchase an all-access pass for premium activities at the door for $5. All proceeds from Family Fun Days benefit Stray Rescue of St. Louis. 

Activities and attractions include: Fredbird & Team Fredbird, the St. Louis Blues inflatable Slap Shot Game, St. Louis Rams Kick-Pass Game, sidewalk chalk creations, a rock climbing wall, racing fun house, an inflatable obstacle course, face painting, a bounce house, the home plate game and lots more.

Each Family Fun Day has a different theme:

  • June 21: Sports
  • August 9: Water
  • Sept. 20: Animals
  • Oct. 4: Fall Festival

Noon to 4 p.m. at Ballpark Village. Family Fun Days are sponsored by Saint Louis University Hospital.

More information: stlballparkvillage.com

Photo courtesy of Ballpark Village

Locations: 
St. Louis
Age Ranges: 
All Ages

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Families are invited to enjoy a free art event on the second Thursday of each month presented by the Foundry Art Centre and Saint Charles Riverfront Arts. Eat, Drink and Be Creative is open to the public and free of charge with nominal fees for food vendors and refreshments. Your entire family can enjoy art activities and get creative together.

5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Foundry Art Centre. More information: foundryartcentre.org

 

Locations: 
St. Charles County
Age Ranges: 
All Ages

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Explore Laumeier Sculpture Park with your little one during a free Stroller Tour. Tours are led by trained Laumeier Docents and museum educators, and are outdoors, so dress for the weather.

Stroller tours begin at 10 a.m. and are free. Reservations are only required for groups of 10 or more. Tours meet at the Tony Tasset's Eye sculpture.

More information: laumeiersculpturepark.org

 

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Come to Frontier Park in historic St. Charles along the Missouri River for Food Truck evenings. Enjoy live music as you indulge in a variety of foods from popular food trucks. Bringing your own lawn chair or blanket is recommended. 

5-8 p.m. in Frontier Park, St. Charles.

More information: stcharlesparks.com

Locations: 
St. Charles County
Age Ranges: 
All Ages

Saturday, November 7, 2015

Explore and learn about the lives of one of the world's most mysterious creatures: Dinosaurs! In this program, designed for ages 5 and up accompanied by an adult, kids will discover how dinosaurs ate, learn about dinosaur anatomy and examine real fossils. Plus, they'll make their own cast of a real dinosaur tooth! 

This program is fun for kids, families and adults. Tickets are $7 per person ($5 for members) and space is limited. One adult per four children is required. 

1 to 2 p.m. at the Saint Louis Science Center. 

More information and tickets: slsc.org

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Locations: 
St. Louis

Friday, November 20, 2015

Some of the best things in life are free! The Magic House holds Emerson Free Family Nights every third Friday of the month from 5:30 pm to 9 pm.

These special nights enable a family (no more than two adults and four of their own children) to enjoy more than 100 hands-on exhibits in the museum at no charge. Reservations are not required.

More information: magichouse.org

Age Ranges: 
All Ages

Saturday, December 5, 2015

Explore and learn about the lives of one of the world's most mysterious creatures: Dinosaurs! In this program, designed for ages 5 and up accompanied by an adult, kids will discover how dinosaurs ate, learn about dinosaur anatomy and examine real fossils. Plus, they'll make their own cast of a real dinosaur tooth! 

This program is fun for kids, families and adults. Tickets are $7 per person ($5 for members) and space is limited. One adult per four children is required. 

1 to 2 p.m. at the Saint Louis Science Center. 

More information and tickets: slsc.org

Stock photo

Locations: 
St. Louis

Friday, December 18, 2015

Some of the best things in life are free! The Magic House holds Emerson Free Family Nights every third Friday of the month from 5:30 pm to 9 pm.

These special nights enable a family (no more than two adults and four of their own children) to enjoy more than 100 hands-on exhibits in the museum at no charge. Reservations are not required.

More information: magichouse.org

Age Ranges: 
All Ages

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