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Friday, April 3, 2015

Bring your family to The Magic House for Fitness Fun Fridays where kids can stretch their muscles and their minds. Visitors wear pedometers and find out just how much they move while playing throughout the museum. Each month features a different theme and fitness experience.

Children can earn free admission by taking a fitness challenge download the challenge here and bringing it with them. The first 100 families to register online for Fitness Fun Friday each month receive a backpack filled with health-related educational material and fitness equipment, including a pedometer and jump rope. Sponsored by Centene Corporation.

Upcoming Fitness Fun Friday dates and themes are:

  • Nov. 7: The Little Gym
  • Dec. 5: St. Louis Fit Club
  • Jan. 2: Clark Academy of Irish Dance
  • Feb. 6: Greater St. Louis Dental Society
  • March 6: Kung Fu
  • April 3: i9 Sports
  • May 1: Ribbon Dancing
  • June 5: CrossFit St. Louis
  • July 3: Z Power Fitness - Zumba
  • Aug. 7: The Little Gym

The Magic House hosts Fitness Fun Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the first Friday of the month.

More information and registration: magichouse.org

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Kids can explore new books and ideas through traditional folk tales, fairy tales and art at the Foundry Art Centre's Children's Book Club.

The club meets once a month, (usually the first Saturday of the month) October through April. Kids will read each the book selected for the month, discuss the story and share their opinions while filling out a Passport to Reading activity book. An art project based on the story will complete the morning of fun. Attend all, one or just a few sessions.

Children may attend all or some of the meetings, and should register for each one they'd like to attend.

Designed for ages 4-10. Club size is limited, and advance registration is required. Call 636-255-0270.

At the Foundry Art Centre, located in the Frenchtown district of historic St. Charles. Cost is $10 for non-members; $9 for members. An adult is welcome to stay with younger children for each Book Club meeting.

10:30 a.m. to noon. More information: www.foundryartcentre.org

Locations: 
St. Charles County

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Bring your child, ages birth through 2, to Breakfast with Baby, designed to foster your child's early understanding and appreciation of the visual arts. Each session includes light refreshments, socializing, and an activity led by an early childhood educator. Each session focuses on a different area of creative and cognitive development.

The cost is $5 per adult/child pair. One adult per child is required. Free for members of the World Chess Hall of Fame, located in the Central West End. Advance registration is strongly recommended, as there is a limit of 12 adult/child pairs per session. Sessions begin at 9 a.m.

More information and to RSVP: worldchesshof.org

 

Locations: 
St. Louis

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Explore the current exhibitions at the World Chess Hall of Fame during a kid-friendly tour, take part in hands-on activities for kids, and play and learn about the game of chess at these special Saturday Family Days. These events are designed for families with children ages 5 to 12. Each day has a different theme.

Admission is free for members at the Family level, or $5 per child for non-members. Sessions begin at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Registration is limited to 24 children per session, to registration is recommended.

To RSVP and for more information: worldchesshof.org

 

Locations: 
St. Louis

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Camp Lakewood Open House are designed to give you and your children and teens the opportunity to meet the camp directors, ask questions and see the beautiful property. You'll get a tour of the camp, be able to speak with camp staff and be reassured that your camper will have the experience of a lifetime at YMCA Camp Lakewood.

2015 Open House Dates:

  • March 29, 1-4 p.m.
  • April 12, 1-4 p.m.
  • April 26, 1-4 p.m.
  • May 3, 1-4 p.m.

If you cannot make it to one of the Open Houses and would like a tour of the camp and the opportunity to meet with camp directors, call the Camp Lakewood office at 314-241-9622.

YMCA Camp Lakewood's summer overnight camp for kids ages 6-17, provides a well-rounded experience for campers, by getting them outdoors to connect with nature. With a 360-acre lake, over 5,000 acres of forest-covered hills, caves, creeks, and more, there are many opportunities for natural exploration and experiential learning.

YMCA Camp Lakewood is located 75 miles south of St. Louis between Potosi and Steelville, Missouri. It is a branch of the YMCA of Greater St. Louis and is accredited by the American Camp Association.

More information: www.camplakewood.org

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Enjoy a fun play time at the Carousel in Faust Park. Kids ages 5 and under, along with a parent or caregiver, can enjoy the play room and unlimited rides on the carousel between 10 a.m. and noon.

Great for play groups. Cost is $8 per child, which includes the parent or caregiver.

For more information, check the St. Louis County Parks Facebook page or call 314-615-8345.

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Camp Lakewood Open House are designed to give you and your children and teens the opportunity to meet the camp directors, ask questions and see the beautiful property. You'll get a tour of the camp, be able to speak with camp staff and be reassured that your camper will have the experience of a lifetime at YMCA Camp Lakewood.

2015 Open House Dates:

  • March 29, 1-4 p.m.
  • April 12, 1-4 p.m.
  • April 26, 1-4 p.m.
  • May 3, 1-4 p.m.

If you cannot make it to one of the Open Houses and would like a tour of the camp and the opportunity to meet with camp directors, call the Camp Lakewood office at 314-241-9622.

YMCA Camp Lakewood's summer overnight camp for kids ages 6-17, provides a well-rounded experience for campers, by getting them outdoors to connect with nature. With a 360-acre lake, over 5,000 acres of forest-covered hills, caves, creeks, and more, there are many opportunities for natural exploration and experiential learning.

YMCA Camp Lakewood is located 75 miles south of St. Louis between Potosi and Steelville, Missouri. It is a branch of the YMCA of Greater St. Louis and is accredited by the American Camp Association.

More information: www.camplakewood.org

Friday, May 1, 2015

Bring your family to The Magic House for Fitness Fun Fridays where kids can stretch their muscles and their minds. Visitors wear pedometers and find out just how much they move while playing throughout the museum. Each month features a different theme and fitness experience.

Children can earn free admission by taking a fitness challenge download the challenge here and bringing it with them. The first 100 families to register online for Fitness Fun Friday each month receive a backpack filled with health-related educational material and fitness equipment, including a pedometer and jump rope. Sponsored by Centene Corporation.

Upcoming Fitness Fun Friday dates and themes are:

  • Nov. 7: The Little Gym
  • Dec. 5: St. Louis Fit Club
  • Jan. 2: Clark Academy of Irish Dance
  • Feb. 6: Greater St. Louis Dental Society
  • March 6: Kung Fu
  • April 3: i9 Sports
  • May 1: Ribbon Dancing
  • June 5: CrossFit St. Louis
  • July 3: Z Power Fitness - Zumba
  • Aug. 7: The Little Gym

The Magic House hosts Fitness Fun Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the first Friday of the month.

More information and registration: magichouse.org

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Camp Lakewood Open House are designed to give you and your children and teens the opportunity to meet the camp directors, ask questions and see the beautiful property. You'll get a tour of the camp, be able to speak with camp staff and be reassured that your camper will have the experience of a lifetime at YMCA Camp Lakewood.

2015 Open House Dates:

  • March 29, 1-4 p.m.
  • April 12, 1-4 p.m.
  • April 26, 1-4 p.m.
  • May 3, 1-4 p.m.

If you cannot make it to one of the Open Houses and would like a tour of the camp and the opportunity to meet with camp directors, call the Camp Lakewood office at 314-241-9622.

YMCA Camp Lakewood's summer overnight camp for kids ages 6-17, provides a well-rounded experience for campers, by getting them outdoors to connect with nature. With a 360-acre lake, over 5,000 acres of forest-covered hills, caves, creeks, and more, there are many opportunities for natural exploration and experiential learning.

YMCA Camp Lakewood is located 75 miles south of St. Louis between Potosi and Steelville, Missouri. It is a branch of the YMCA of Greater St. Louis and is accredited by the American Camp Association.

More information: www.camplakewood.org

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Preschool and early elementary age children are invited to experience their favorite classic kids' stories in a whole new way. Stories @ STAGES features an interactive reading, and performances by STAGES artists, followed by dramatic play activities. These unique storytelling sessions are free, but reservations are required.

Space is limited. Reservations may be made online at stagesstlouis.org

Sessions are held at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Upcoming Stories @ STAGES include:

  • Wednesday, March 4: Wacky Wednesday by Dr. Suess
  • Wednesday, April 1: April Foolishness by Teresa Bateman
  • Wednesday, May 6: Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin

More information: stagesstlouis.org 

Photo: STAGES Performing Arts Academy

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Enjoy a fun play time at the Carousel in Faust Park. Kids ages 5 and under, along with a parent or caregiver, can enjoy the play room and unlimited rides on the carousel between 10 a.m. and noon.

Great for play groups. Cost is $8 per child, which includes the parent or caregiver.

For more information, check the St. Louis County Parks Facebook page or call 314-615-8345.

Friday, June 5, 2015

Bring your family to The Magic House for Fitness Fun Fridays where kids can stretch their muscles and their minds. Visitors wear pedometers and find out just how much they move while playing throughout the museum. Each month features a different theme and fitness experience.

Children can earn free admission by taking a fitness challenge download the challenge here and bringing it with them. The first 100 families to register online for Fitness Fun Friday each month receive a backpack filled with health-related educational material and fitness equipment, including a pedometer and jump rope. Sponsored by Centene Corporation.

Upcoming Fitness Fun Friday dates and themes are:

  • Nov. 7: The Little Gym
  • Dec. 5: St. Louis Fit Club
  • Jan. 2: Clark Academy of Irish Dance
  • Feb. 6: Greater St. Louis Dental Society
  • March 6: Kung Fu
  • April 3: i9 Sports
  • May 1: Ribbon Dancing
  • June 5: CrossFit St. Louis
  • July 3: Z Power Fitness - Zumba
  • Aug. 7: The Little Gym

The Magic House hosts Fitness Fun Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the first Friday of the month.

More information and registration: magichouse.org

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Enjoy a fun play time at the Carousel in Faust Park. Kids ages 5 and under, along with a parent or caregiver, can enjoy the play room and unlimited rides on the carousel between 10 a.m. and noon.

Great for play groups. Cost is $8 per child, which includes the parent or caregiver.

For more information, check the St. Louis County Parks Facebook page or call 314-615-8345.

Friday, July 3, 2015

Bring your family to The Magic House for Fitness Fun Fridays where kids can stretch their muscles and their minds. Visitors wear pedometers and find out just how much they move while playing throughout the museum. Each month features a different theme and fitness experience.

Children can earn free admission by taking a fitness challenge download the challenge here and bringing it with them. The first 100 families to register online for Fitness Fun Friday each month receive a backpack filled with health-related educational material and fitness equipment, including a pedometer and jump rope. Sponsored by Centene Corporation.

Upcoming Fitness Fun Friday dates and themes are:

  • Nov. 7: The Little Gym
  • Dec. 5: St. Louis Fit Club
  • Jan. 2: Clark Academy of Irish Dance
  • Feb. 6: Greater St. Louis Dental Society
  • March 6: Kung Fu
  • April 3: i9 Sports
  • May 1: Ribbon Dancing
  • June 5: CrossFit St. Louis
  • July 3: Z Power Fitness - Zumba
  • Aug. 7: The Little Gym

The Magic House hosts Fitness Fun Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the first Friday of the month.

More information and registration: magichouse.org

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Enjoy a fun play time at the Carousel in Faust Park. Kids ages 5 and under, along with a parent or caregiver, can enjoy the play room and unlimited rides on the carousel between 10 a.m. and noon.

Great for play groups. Cost is $8 per child, which includes the parent or caregiver.

For more information, check the St. Louis County Parks Facebook page or call 314-615-8345.

Friday, August 7, 2015

Bring your family to The Magic House for Fitness Fun Fridays where kids can stretch their muscles and their minds. Visitors wear pedometers and find out just how much they move while playing throughout the museum. Each month features a different theme and fitness experience.

Children can earn free admission by taking a fitness challenge download the challenge here and bringing it with them. The first 100 families to register online for Fitness Fun Friday each month receive a backpack filled with health-related educational material and fitness equipment, including a pedometer and jump rope. Sponsored by Centene Corporation.

Upcoming Fitness Fun Friday dates and themes are:

  • Nov. 7: The Little Gym
  • Dec. 5: St. Louis Fit Club
  • Jan. 2: Clark Academy of Irish Dance
  • Feb. 6: Greater St. Louis Dental Society
  • March 6: Kung Fu
  • April 3: i9 Sports
  • May 1: Ribbon Dancing
  • June 5: CrossFit St. Louis
  • July 3: Z Power Fitness - Zumba
  • Aug. 7: The Little Gym

The Magic House hosts Fitness Fun Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the first Friday of the month.

More information and registration: magichouse.org

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Enjoy a fun play time at the Carousel in Faust Park. Kids ages 5 and under, along with a parent or caregiver, can enjoy the play room and unlimited rides on the carousel between 10 a.m. and noon.

Great for play groups. Cost is $8 per child, which includes the parent or caregiver.

For more information, check the St. Louis County Parks Facebook page or call 314-615-8345.

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