Run, Jump and Play with the Boys & Girls Club of Greater St. Louis at the Triple Play Mobile Tour! Driving across the country this summer to keep America’s youth healthy, the mobile exercise extravaganza will stop at the Herbert Hoover Boys & Girls Club and lead hundreds of kids in activities that will get them moving –all while working to make connections with more than 10 million kids.
The Saint Louis Science Center is one of three science centers nationwide selected by Disney Junior and XPRIZE to launch Miles from Tomorrowland: Space Missions, a nationwide STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) program for children ages 2-8.
Cardinals mascot Fredbird will visit Eckert Farms in Belleville so he can meet and greet guests.
Bring your kids to meet Fredbird between 11 and 11:30 a.m. on July 18. or from 12:30 to 1 p.m. on August 8.
The visit with Fredbird is free. No reservations are required.
More information: eckerts.com
7/16/15: UPDATE: Due to a scheduling conflict, the St. Louis Rams have cancelled this event.
Join the St. Louis Rams for the inaugural Play 60 Mini Mudder on July 18. This is an event for the whole family, with special guests the Rams cheerleaders, Rampage, the Rams Play 60 Bus and DJ Pru. Kids can participate in a one-mile muddy obstacle course. There will also be Rams inflatables and food trucks.
Kids ages 3 to 12 can celebrate the beginning of another school year at the Back to School Bash at the Center of Clayton. Mad Science, Abra-Kid-Abra and Bricks 4 Kidz will provide games, hands-on workshops and entertainment.
All proceeds from the event benefit KidSmart, which provides school supplies to kids in need across the metro St. Louis area. Cost is $8 per child in advance or $10 at the door.
More information: backtoschoolbashstl.com
Don't miss a free performance from award-winning local children's musical act Babaloo. This high-energy, interactive show allows kids to get wild and wacky as they become part of the fun.
Babaloo performs free at the St. Louis County Library on the following dates and times:
Thursday, July 2, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Tesson Ferry Branch on Lin-Ferry Drive in South County.
Explore the wonderful insects that fly at night at The Butterfly House during this special event to celebrate National Moth Week. Entomologists will set up black lights, which will attract night-flying insects from miles away. This one-of-a-kind experience will give you a chance to closely observe rarely seen nocturnal insects that come to the light. Sightings may include large moths, beetles, crickets and other fascinating insects.
Families and kids can wiggle-waggle and robot-walk with Elephant and Piggie from the books, explore the new Mo Willems exhibit, enjoy private playtime throughout The Magic House and partake in fun take-home activities.
Kids can have fun riding the Carousel, make a craft, play with toys and play with each other at Create and Play at the St. Louis Carousel.