Blast off your Independence Day at the Godfrey Family Fun Fest with Fireworks. This celebration takes place in Glazebook Park on July 4 from 5 to 9:30 p.m. The event kicks off with a Patriot Bike Decorating contest for kids ages 5-11. To enter, kids should decorate their bikes to be judged, then they'll participate in a bike parade around the park. Pre-registration is required for the contest.
Stick around for fireworks beginning at 9:15. All activities are free.
More information: godfreyil.org
Visit the Animal Protective Association (APA) of Missouri for a free story time for preschoolers and help foster their love of animals. Kids will learn about caring for our four-legged friends as well as be entertained by fun stories and make a craft. They'll even meet a furry friend! Geared to ages 2-5.
Children ages 0-6 and their caregivers are invited to join in the Little Red Hen Playdate at The Waldorf School of St. Louis. You and your child will get to bake bread, a weekly occurrence in the school's early childhood education program, listen to stories, join in circle time filled with songs, rhymes, and movement, and explore the outdoors in the mini meadow.
Bring your family to Cardinals Nation Restaurant & Bar on select Wednesday nights this off season for Family Night with Fredbird! Meet Fredbird from 6:30-7:30 p.m., play games and win prizes! Kids 12 and under eat free per adult meal purchased.
Bring your little ones to Toddler Tinker Time at The Magic House for special experiences designed for preschoolers. Families will enjoy hands-on activities and private playtime in select exhibit areas like Wonder Works, the STEAM Center, and Xavier Riddle. Recommended for ages 1 to 5.