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Healthy Kids Day at your local Family YMCA

Get kids moving and learning and find out about ways your whole family can have fun and be healthier at this free family event at your local branch of the Gateway Region YMCA.

At Healthy Kids Day, happening at YMCA branches across the St. Louis metro area, you can learn about the Y's programs for kids and adults, find out about summer camp opportunities, take part in games like kickball, take sampler classes, arts and crafts, kid-friendly yoga, free health screenings and lots more. Activities vary depending on the branch. Activities are free and open to the public.

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Parent-Child Workshop: Painting: All About Color

Enjoy a fun afternoon exploring color with your child at this parent and child workshop. You'll learn to mix acrylic paints and put color to canvas as you create a family masterpiece together.

Saturday, June 11, 2 to 4:30 p.m. For kids ages 4-7 with a parent or caregiver. Cost is $45.

At Laumeier Sculpture Park. More information: laumeier.org

 

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Weave Like a Birdy Parent-Child Workshop

Explore texture and color through weaving! Let nature be your guide as you and your child work together to incorporate natural and manmade materials into your own woven work of art.

The workshop, held at Laumeier Sculpture Park, is for kids ages 4-7 with an adult.

Saturday, April 9, 2 to 4 p.m. For more information and to register online, go to laumeier.org

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Food Truck Party at the Plaza

The St. Loius Food Truck Association and the City of Crestwood present Food Trucks at the Plaza on April 16. There will be live music, many of your favorite food trucks and lots of fun!

Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs. 11 to dark at Crestwood Plaza. More information can be found here.

 

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Rhythms and Folklore of Africa

Enjoy the rhythms and stories of Africa with storyteller and performer Kenya Ajanaku at this exciting, free program for all ages. Part of the Black History Month celebration at the St. Louis County Library. 

Feb. 13 at 2 p.m. at the Florissant Valley Branch

Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Lewis & Clark Branch

Feb. 19 at 2 p.m. at the Bridgeton Trails Branch

Feb. 20 at 1 p.m. at the Indian Trails Branch

Feb. 27 at 2 p.m. at the Weber Road Branch

More information: slcl.org

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Put It Together

Discover the endless possibilities of found objects as you collaborate and create a one-of-a-kind sculpture that expresses your family's unique style.

The workshop at Laumeier Sculpture Park is for kids ages 4-12 with an adult.

1 to 3:30 p.m. For more information and to register online, go to laumeier.org

 

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Splash & Play at the Chesterfield Family Aquatic Center
Monday, June 24, 2024
Wednesday, June 26, 2024
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Kids ages 0-5 can splash and play in the leisure pool at the Chesterfield Family Aquatic Center during Splash & Play sessions. Splash & Play is held every Monday and Wednesday in the summer through August 7. Older children, ages 6-1, are welcome when they are accompanied by an adult and a child age 0-5.

 

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