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Spring Fling at Longmeadow Rescue Ranch
Saturday, April 20, 2024

Longmeadow Rescue Ranch is hosting its annual Spring Fling for families on April 20. The fun includes an up-close look at the Longmeadow Rescue Ranch horses, wagon rides through the 165-acre state-of-the-art horse farm and animal rehabilitation facility, and lots more.

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Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri Camps

Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri offers summer camp options to suit every schedule and style. Day camps, weekend, week-long and family camp offer girls and their families the kind of fun and adventure that make a summer memorable. Girl Scouts offers her opportunities to swim, hike, paddle, climb and much more. As she’s learning new skills and swapping stories around the campfire, she’ll be forging friendships and making memories that will linger long after the summer is over. Girl Scouts can choose from one-week specialty camps, weekend adventures, caregiver/child, or troop options! Our camps are safe, hands-on, and inspiring, and our beautiful properties will acquaint campers with Missouri’s landscape, from woods to rolling hills, and everything in between.

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Open House at YMCA Camp Lakewood

Camp Lakewood Open Houses are designed to give you and your children or 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.

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Camp Sabra

Camp Sabra is the J's premier residential summer camp, located on the Staenberg Peninsula at the Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri. The Camp Sabra family is made up of campers in third through tenth grades and our amazing staff. Together, we build a kind, tight-knit community each summer as we create lifelong memories. Our campers and staff come from all over the world, and bring their own experiences and perspectives on life that make each Camp Sabra summer unique and irreplaceable. 

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Things That Go

Things That Go is a fun, free big truck event where kids can see all kinds of vehicles up close! There will be construction equipment, race cars, fire trucks, police vehicles, service trucks, recreational vehicles, ambulances, helicopters, tow trucks and more. 

 

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Springtime Village at Purina Farms

Bring the whole family to Purina Farms to celebrate the arrival of Spring! At Purina Farms' popular Springtime Village you'll find baby animals, games, activities, live entertainment and all the fun of the farm. Advance registration is encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome as capacity allows.

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Family Sunday at the Saint Louis Art Museum
Sunday, April 21, 2024

Families are invited to the Saint Louis Art Museum on Sunday afternoon to participate in free hands-on art activities with fun themes and to explore the galleries. Each Family Sunday focuses on a different family-friendly theme. 

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Sea Lion Shows at the Saint Louis Zoo

See the Zoo's California sea lions perform acrobatic and athletic feats, including Olympic-style dives on a high-diving platform, flipper walks, frisbee tosses and plenty of surprises. While on stage with the sea lions, the Zoo's trainers explain sea lion behavior and positive-reinforcement training, in addition to the need for conserving the sea lion's ocean habitat.

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Animals Aglow at the Saint Louis Zoo

Explore the Saint Louis Zoo in the evenings at the new Animals Aglow exhibit. Bring your family to experience the luminous glow of 50 towering lanterns depicting animals, plants and traditional Chinese elements. Don't miss this celebration of culture and art! 

 

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