How to have the best summer ever

From outdoor festivals and concerts to museums and splash pads, stave off boredom with our guide to the best family-friendly events of the season.


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From the county to the city, here are noteworthy updates at a handful of branches. more

Apr 19, 2017 11:11 AM Family


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There's so much more to Earth Day than learning if you should recycle that pizza box. Treat the kids to a day of blue and green pancakes, an Earth Day festival, and more. more

Apr 18, 2017 2:51 PM Family


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Learn about Chinese culture, make art at Laumeier Sculpture Park, or enjoy a free night at The Magic House. more

Apr 18, 2017 2:49 PM Family


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The 17-year-old from O'Fallon hit every note of Whitney Houston's "I Have Nothing" to take home the top prize. more

Apr 18, 2017 12:08 PM Family 1 Comments

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Photo by Joan Marcus, courtesy of Disney

Ben Lipitz began playing the lovable warthog in Disney's stage production of the movie in 2003. Since then, he's logged more than 5,000 performances. We talked to him about his tenure and how he balances work and family. more

Apr 18, 2017 12:04 PM Family

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Photo by Chris Malacarne, courtesy of Missouri Baptist Medical Center

The three moms discuss the friendship they formed and how they still keep in touch. more

Apr 13, 2017 4:04 PM Family

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