Family Events in St. Louis

The Paleo Preschool Experience

If you're like me, you've spent many a night tossing and turning, worried sick about the day Buddy realizes h

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17 Ways to Entertain Your Kids in St. Louis This Summer

The summer season may not officially start until June 21st, but for most St. Louis students the school year has already ended. Wondering how to prevent the complaints of boredom that seem to inevitably accompany summer vacation? With this list of great ideas, you can keep your kids entertained and engaged until they head back to school in the fall – and may even have some fun yourself in the process.

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10 "Egg-citing" Easter Events for St. Louis Families That Will Get You Hopping

With Easter less than two weeks away, many St. Louis families are looking for fun, kid-friendly ways to celebrate the upcoming holiday.

Whether you’re hoping to meet the Easter Bunny himself or simply want to partake in a good, old-fashioned egg hunt, we’ve rounded up 10 of the most “egg-citing” Easter events that St. Louis has to offer.
 
1. Hunt for a Cure in Forest Park
 
On Saturday, March 23, more than 50,000 eggs will be hidden on the central fields of Forest Park, and kids up to the age of 12 are invited to hunt for them! Hunt for a Cure is one of the largest egg hunts in St. Louis, and will benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society – Gateway Chapter. Registration, which costs just $5 per family, begins at 11:00 a.m. on the day of the event, or you can register online in advance. The Easter Bunny will also arrive at 11:00 a.m. – in a carriage pulled by Clydesdales, no less – so be sure to bring your camera and dress in your Easter best.  
 
2. Bunny Hop in Shaw Park
 
Hop on over to Shaw Park in Clayton for an egg hunt, a visit with Mr. Bunny, and even a petting zoo! The hunt begins promptly at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 23, and advanced tickets are available at a discounted price ($6 for Clayton residents or Centre of Clayton members, $7 for non-members and non-residents) by calling 314-727-8100. Tickets can also be purchased on the day of the event for $10.
 

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10 Awesome Free Things to Do In St. Louis With Your Kids (Part 2)

Last week I shared the first five of my 10 favorite free things to do with your kids in St. Louis. I know this week has been a nail biter waiting for the final five, so without further ado... the finale.

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Purina Farms Visitor Center Experience

Purina Farms has reopened its Visitor Center for 2021 where families can experience the popular Purina Incredible Dog Show, watch cow milking demonstrations, take a wagon ride around the rolling hills of the property and lots more.

 

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Seven Ways to Safely Celebrate Spring in St. Louis With Your Family

Now that the sun is out and our vaccines are in, we can finally ditch our Cheetos-streaked-yoga-pants for a clean pair of yoga pants and head back out in the world – as long as we stick with the recommended health guidelines. So, toss on your mask and hit these seven spots for socially-distanced excitement that will thrill every member of your family.

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Saint Louis Zoo's Newest Exhibit Features Roaring, Spitting Dinosaurs in a Walk-Through Land Before Time

The creatures in this temporary exhibit will move realistically, some roaring and spitting, or placidly marching on lush vegetation to the delight of visitors. Along the tropically planted trail in this land before time, families will discover the amazing connection between dinosaurs and living animals today. 

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Fun for Every Child: The Steps Summer Camps are Taking to Be More Inclusive

Each year, summer camps take thousands of kids on an incredible adventure, where they can explore the great outdoors and make both friends and memories that will last a lifetime. When camps are more inclusive, it benefits every child ready for summer fun. 

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How Are You Holding Up? Here's What Experts Say About Coping With Anxiety, Stress and Uncertainty

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