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Music and Movies at the Meadows

Come have some fun on summer nights during Music and Movie Nights at The Meadows, featuring free outdoor movies, concerts from favorite local bands, food trucks and more. 

Music and Movies will take place at center court - Clock Tower Plaza at the Meadows of Lake Saint Louis. Bring lawn chairs for seating. 

All movies start at dusk, concerts begin at 6:30 p.m. The schedule includes:

August 25: Summer Movie: Hotel Transylvania 2

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Mother Daughter Tea at Once Upon a Bash

Celebrate Mother's Day a bit early at this Mother-Daughter Tea Party! You and your special little lady (or ladies) will enjoy tea and pastries and you'll each paint a ceramic tea cup and saucer planter to take home, complete with a package of flower seeds.

10 to 11:30 a.m. at Once Upon a Bash in Maplewood. Cost is $20 per person. 

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Meet Clifford the Big Red Dog

Your kids can enjoy a story time, fun activities and a visit from everyone's favorite big red dog, Clifford! Don't forget your camera!

This event is part of Children's Book Week at the St. Louis County Library. Free.

Clifford the Big Red Dog will appear:

Monday, May 2 at 6 p.m. at Headquarters Branch

Wednesday, May 4 at 10 a.m. at Grant's View Branch

Friday, May 6 at 10 a.m. at Grand Glaize Branch

Saturday, May 7 at 10 a.m. at Rock Road Branch

Reservations are not required.

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Just Like You at the Zoo

Join St. Louis Children's Hospital at the Saint Louis Zoo for activities that teach children why it's important for people - and zoo animals - to take care of their bodies. 

At Just Like You at the Zoo, children collect animal cards at four stations throughout the Zoo. After the cards are collected, they win a prize. Register for this event at the north or south entrances of the Zoo.

Just Like You at the Zoo will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on May 22 at the Saint Louis Zoo. 

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Spring Wild Flower Hike for Families

Explore the Phantom Forest and Bittersweet Woods Conservation areas during this spring hike for all ages. You'll enjoy the freedom and fun of nature while bonding with your kids during these themed hikes, sponsored by the City of Des Peres and the Lodge of Des Peres. 

During this hike, you'll learn how animals in the forest hide in plain site. 

4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

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