Denise Bertacchi

Denise Bertacchi is a mom on a mission to find all things fun for kids to do in St. Louis. Read more at, or follow her at @stlmotherhood on Twitter and Instagram.

Photo courtesy of Serendipity Homemade Ice Cream

Celebrate National Ice Cream Day, hit an artsy block party, and watch "Moana" from the pool. more

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Stingrays at Caribbean Cove - Cownose Ray

Christy Childs

Play with mud at the Magic House, listen to a story with Arthur and Clifford, and celebrate the start of Shark Week at the Saint Louis Zoo. more

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Enjoy story time with the birds, meet a dinosaur, and learn about bugs. more

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Courtesy of Chalk the Loop

See "The Wiz," catch a food truck at Grant's Farm, go fishing in Ferguson, or break out some chalk on the Loop. more

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There's plenty of Father's Day fun. more

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Courtesy of Phillips 66

We caught up with The Wizard during his Flip Like Ozzie event at Ballpark Village earlier this week. more


Explore the outdoors, play astronaut at the science center, or travel back in time at Faust Park. more

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Courtesy of St. Louis County Library

Celebrate the donut, check out Bigfoot, and play an artistic round of mini-golf. more

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Courtesy of the St. Louis African Arts Festival

Enjoy food trucks at Grant's Farm, stargaze at the Arch, or crawl through a fort made entirely of tape. more

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Courtesy of The Muny

Eat ice cream at The Magic House, learn about STEM, and celebrate 100 years of The Muny more

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Photograph by Wendi Fitzgerald

Free movie night, Laumeier Sculpture Park's Mother's Day event, and more more

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Courtesy of the Greater St. Louis Book Fair

Stock up your bookshelves, go fishing, and celebrate the Valley of the Flowers. more

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Party at Kiener Plaza, celebrate books, and fish on the Meramec River for free. more

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Photography by Emily Rose Studios, courtesy of St. Louis Earth Day

Celebrate penguins at the zoo, hit the Earth Day Festival, and "dive" into a movie at The Lodge Des Peres. more

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Courtesy of Anheuser-Busch

Frolic with goats, ride a mini train, and make a recycled masterpiece. more

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Rendering courtesy of Gateway Arch Park Foundation

Shoot hoops with a college team, play lawn games at the Arch, and explore a beaver lodge in the wetlands. more

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Paint a frame at IKEA, craft up some slimy fun, and watch zoo animals crack open Easter eggs. more

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Photography courtesy of Six Flags

Run away to the circus, ride the Batman coaster backward, and meet our national bird up close. more

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Photo by Kevin A. Roberts

From baby’s first trim to your tween’s ballet bun, these salons treat kids with extra TLC. more


Through March 30: Sea Lion Spring Training

Courtesy of the Saint Louis Zoo

Hop down the bunny trail, watch spring training for sea lions, and enjoy a big parade-o-green. more

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