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Friday, September 12, 2014

Suson Farm Fridays are the perfect way to experience all the fun at Suson Park! Take a barn tour, a hayride through the park, get your face painted, ride a pony and play on an awesome playground.

For kids up to age 12. Admission is $8 per child in advance and $10 at the gate. Adults are free. Park programs are designed for kids of all abilities. Suson Farm Fridays are held in all weather.

To register call 314-615-8822.
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  At Suson Park, 6073 Wells Road, St. Louis.

More information: stlouisco.com/parksandrecreation

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 2014 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).

2014 Food Truck Fridays are scheduled for:

  • March 9: 4-8 p.m.
  • June 13: 4-8 p.m.
  • July 11: 4-8 p.m.
  • Aug. 8: 4-8 p.m.
  • Sept. 12: 4-7:30 p.m.
  • Oct. 3: 3:30-7 p.m.

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

 

Locations: 
St. Louis
Age Ranges: 
All Ages

Friday, September 19, 2014

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: www.magichouse.org

Age Ranges: 
All Ages

Saturday, September 20, 2014

At Great Green Adventures: Garden Apartments kids will discover who lives in the garden. They'll search for clues about the animals, insects and spiders that make their home in the Garden.

Great Green Adventures are drop-in activities that explore a special part of the Garden each month on the third Saturday. Learn about plants, nature and green living through hand-on activities, journaling, stories and games.

Great Green Adventures are designed for ages 6–12. Adults may accompany up to three children. Younger siblings may attend.

  • 10:30  to 11:30 a.m. or 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. 
  • No pre-registration needed
  • $3 per child under 12
  • Free for Garden members

Meet at the Children’s Garden Ticket Fort. At the Missouri Botanical Garden.

More information: www.mobot.org

Photo courtesy of the Missouri Botanical Garden

Locations: 
South City, St. Louis

Friday, October 3, 2014

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 2014 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).

2014 Food Truck Fridays are scheduled for:

  • March 9: 4-8 p.m.
  • June 13: 4-8 p.m.
  • July 11: 4-8 p.m.
  • Aug. 8: 4-8 p.m.
  • Sept. 12: 4-7:30 p.m.
  • Oct. 3: 3:30-7 p.m.

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

 

Locations: 
St. Louis
Age Ranges: 
All Ages

First Fridays in Grand Center are an opportunity for families to enjoy the latest art exhibitions from St. Louis' leading arts organizations, like the Contemporary Art Museum, the Sheldon Art Galleries, Bruno David Gallery, International Photography Hall of Fame, Craft Alliance, Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, Saint Louis University Museum of Art and others.

Explore the neighborhood's remarkable array of visual arts during a walking tour. Free and open to all.

5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Grand Center. More information: grandcenter.org

 

Locations: 
St. Louis
Age Ranges: 
All Ages

In conjunction with First Fridays at the Saint Louis Science Center, you can participate in public telescope viewing and see the Live Sky Tonight show at the James S. McDonnell Planetarium.

Weather permitting, the St. Louis Astronomical Society and the Science Center will set up a number of telescopes for public viewing and staff will be on hand to answer visitors' questions.

The indoor Live Sky Tonight show is held regardless of weather and features what is currently visible in the night sky, including constellations, planets, the current moon phase and any other special astronomical events, such as meteor showers or comets.

The Sky Tonight show is held at 7 p.m. Public telescope viewing times vary.

More information and public telescope viewing times: slsc.org

 

Locations: 
St. Louis
Age Ranges: 
All Ages

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Ever wonder what dinosaurs ate for dinner? Join Science Center staff as they explore dinosaur dinner menus and how dinosaur teeth adapted for specific meals. You will even make your own cast of a real dinosaur tooth! Designed for families with children age 5 and up.

Cost is $5 per person for all ages. One adult is required for every four children.

1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Call 314-289-4424 to make a reservation or purchase tickets at the ticket kiosk at the Science Center.

More information: www.slsc.org

Locations: 
St. Louis
Age Ranges: 
All Ages

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 3:30 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: www.stlouislivesteamers.org

Friday, October 17, 2014

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: www.magichouse.org

Age Ranges: 
All Ages

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Ever wonder what dinosaurs ate for dinner? Join Science Center staff as they explore dinosaur dinner menus and how dinosaur teeth adapted for specific meals. You will even make your own cast of a real dinosaur tooth! Designed for families with children age 5 and up.

Cost is $5 per person for all ages. One adult is required for every four children.

1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Call 314-289-4424 to make a reservation or purchase tickets at the ticket kiosk at the Science Center.

More information: www.slsc.org

Locations: 
St. Louis
Age Ranges: 
All Ages

Friday, November 7, 2014

In conjunction with First Fridays at the Saint Louis Science Center, you can participate in public telescope viewing and see the Live Sky Tonight show at the James S. McDonnell Planetarium.

Weather permitting, the St. Louis Astronomical Society and the Science Center will set up a number of telescopes for public viewing and staff will be on hand to answer visitors' questions.

The indoor Live Sky Tonight show is held regardless of weather and features what is currently visible in the night sky, including constellations, planets, the current moon phase and any other special astronomical events, such as meteor showers or comets.

The Sky Tonight show is held at 7 p.m. Public telescope viewing times vary.

More information and public telescope viewing times: slsc.org

 

Locations: 
St. Louis
Age Ranges: 
All Ages

First Fridays in Grand Center are an opportunity for families to enjoy the latest art exhibitions from St. Louis' leading arts organizations, like the Contemporary Art Museum, the Sheldon Art Galleries, Bruno David Gallery, International Photography Hall of Fame, Craft Alliance, Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, Saint Louis University Museum of Art and others.

Explore the neighborhood's remarkable array of visual arts during a walking tour. Free and open to all.

5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Grand Center. More information: grandcenter.org

 

Locations: 
St. Louis
Age Ranges: 
All Ages

Friday, November 21, 2014

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: www.magichouse.org

Age Ranges: 
All Ages

Friday, December 5, 2014

First Fridays in Grand Center are an opportunity for families to enjoy the latest art exhibitions from St. Louis' leading arts organizations, like the Contemporary Art Museum, the Sheldon Art Galleries, Bruno David Gallery, International Photography Hall of Fame, Craft Alliance, Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, Saint Louis University Museum of Art and others.

Explore the neighborhood's remarkable array of visual arts during a walking tour. Free and open to all.

5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Grand Center. More information: grandcenter.org

 

Locations: 
St. Louis
Age Ranges: 
All Ages

In conjunction with First Fridays at the Saint Louis Science Center, you can participate in public telescope viewing and see the Live Sky Tonight show at the James S. McDonnell Planetarium.

Weather permitting, the St. Louis Astronomical Society and the Science Center will set up a number of telescopes for public viewing and staff will be on hand to answer visitors' questions.

The indoor Live Sky Tonight show is held regardless of weather and features what is currently visible in the night sky, including constellations, planets, the current moon phase and any other special astronomical events, such as meteor showers or comets.

The Sky Tonight show is held at 7 p.m. Public telescope viewing times vary.

More information and public telescope viewing times: slsc.org

 

Locations: 
St. Louis
Age Ranges: 
All Ages

Friday, December 19, 2014

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: www.magichouse.org

Age Ranges: 
All Ages

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