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Friday, August 7, 2015

Bring the whole family for a free concert in the center of the Zoo! Jungle Boogie concerts are held most Fridays from late May to August from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

Admission is free. More information: stlzoo.org

 

Locations: 
St. Louis
Age Ranges: 
All Ages

Saturday, August 8, 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

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Crafternoons at Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design are an opportunity for families to spend the afternoon getting creative together.  

Participants can enjoy a variety of try-it style workshops and complete projects in just a few hours. Themes vary each week and include:

  • Make a Clay Mug

  • Make a Clay Tile Trivet

  • Make a Simple Nuno Felted Scarf

  • Building Clay Forms with Slabs

  • Naturally Dyed Silk Scarves

Cost per session varies from $19 to $42. 

For more information and to register: craftalliance.org

Note: Please check age recommendations and start times for each week at the Craft Alliance web site.

Photo: Craft Alliance

 

Locations: 
St. Louis

Monday, August 10, 2015

Ballpark Village will host Movie Mondays this spring and summer featuring six classic films shown on a 24-foot outdoor screen on the Busch II infield.

Visitors are invited to bring a blanket and relax on the grass under the stars for this family-friendly evening. Lawn chairs are not permitted. Limited fixed seating is also available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Admission is free.

The movie schedule is:

  • April 20: Field of Dreams
  • May 11: Grease
  • June 22: The LEGO Movie
  • July 20: Space Jam
  • August 10: Little Rascals
  • September 14: The Sandlot

The fun begins at 6 p.m. with movie related activities. The movie starts promptly at 7 p.m. The Dugout Bar will be open for food and beverages, and guest can fill out a data card on-site for a free bag of popcorn.

At Ballpark Village in downtown St. Louis

More information: stlballparkvillage.com

 

Locations: 
St. Louis

Thursday, August 13, 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

Families can enjoy food trucks and live music in Faust Park and take advantage of the park's other features, like The Butterfly House and St. Louis Carousel too!

From 5 to 8 p.m. on select Thursdays food trucks and musicians brought to you by Feast magazine will gather at Faust Park in Chesterfield to bring you a variety of great eats and tunes.

Trucks will serve up their signature specialties, and the St. Louis Carousel, Butterfly House and Historic Village will remain open. (And don't forget about the amazing playground too.)

More information: www.stlouisco.com

Age Ranges: 
All Ages

Friday, August 14, 2015

Bring the whole family for a free concert in the center of the Zoo! Jungle Boogie concerts are held most Fridays from late May to August from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

Admission is free. More information: stlzoo.org

 

Locations: 
St. Louis
Age Ranges: 
All Ages

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

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Bring your kids to experience beautiful Laumeier Sculpture Park during Free Family Days this summer. Go on a tour of the grounds that includes many active explorations of the amazing outdoor art and create artwork with your kids to take home.

Each Free Family Day has a different theme and are for all ages. Most art activities are designed to be simple enought for ages 4 and up to enjoy, yet complex enough that more experienced young artists can take their projects to the next level. 

2 to 4 p.m. More information: laumeiersculpturepark.org

 

Age Ranges: 
All Ages

Tuesday, August 18, 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

St. Louisans love Food Truck events! Gather with friends and family in Tilles Park for live music and some of St. Louis' favorite food trucks. 

5 to 8 p.m.

More information: stlouisco.com

 

Age Ranges: 
All Ages

Thursday, August 20, 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

 

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 21, 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

Bring the whole family for a free concert in the center of the Zoo! Jungle Boogie concerts are held most Fridays from late May to August from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

Admission is free. More information: stlzoo.org

 

Locations: 
St. Louis
Age Ranges: 
All Ages

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Ballpark Village will host free crossfit classes this spring and summer on the Busch II infield. Classes will be led by local crossfit instructors and will be held on select Saturdays at 10 a.m.

More information: stlballparkvillage.com

 

 

 

Locations: 
St. Louis
Age Ranges: 
All Ages

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Crafternoons at Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design are an opportunity for families to spend the afternoon getting creative together.  

Participants can enjoy a variety of try-it style workshops and complete projects in just a few hours. Themes vary each week and include:

  • Make a Clay Mug

  • Make a Clay Tile Trivet

  • Make a Simple Nuno Felted Scarf

  • Building Clay Forms with Slabs

  • Naturally Dyed Silk Scarves

Cost per session varies from $19 to $42. 

For more information and to register: craftalliance.org

Note: Please check age recommendations and start times for each week at the Craft Alliance web site.

Photo: Craft Alliance

 

Locations: 
St. Louis

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

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

Friday, August 28, 2015

Bring the whole family for a free concert in the center of the Zoo! Jungle Boogie concerts are held most Fridays from late May to August from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

Admission is free. More information: stlzoo.org

 

Locations: 
St. Louis
Age Ranges: 
All Ages

Enjoy some of the area's best food trucks, then stick around to watch a fun family movie. The event begins at 5 p.m., with the movie starting at dusk (about 8:30 p.m.). The movie is free.

At St. Charles Community College in the Red Lot.

Scheduled movies are:

May 29: Big Hero 6

June 26: Alexander and the Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

July 24: Home

August 28: Guardians of the Galaxy

September 25: Inside Out

More information is available at the CWS Facebook page

 

 

Locations: 
St. Charles County
Age Ranges: 
All Ages

Friday, September 4, 2015

Food trucks are as hot as ever in St. Louis, and now you can enjoy a food truck event at the beautiful Laumeier Sculpture Park!

From 5 to 8 p.m., food trucks will gather at Laumeier Sculpture Park to bring you a variety of great eats there will also be live music from local bands. Sponsored by Feast magazine and St. Louis County Parks. 

More information: laumeiersculpturepark.org

 

 

Age Ranges: 
All Ages

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Enjoy a free movie at the Edwardsville City Park Band Shell (by the library) at sunset. All movies are free and family friendly. 

June 6: Big Hero 6,  8:15 p.m.

July 11:  Annnie, (2014) 8:15 p.m.

August 1: Alexander & the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, 8 p.m.

September 5: Cinderella (2014), 7:15 p.m.

More information: cityofedwardsville.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

Thursday, September 10, 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

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