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.


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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via Flickr/Paul Sableman

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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via iStock/SerhiiBobyk

Groove to samba drums, hunt for Leprechaun gold, and watch kids perform "Mary Poppins." more

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Dig in the garden, build a periscope, or dance with Buddy the Dinosaur. more

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Hike around Kirkwood Park, enjoy some free play time, and celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday. more

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Courtesy of COCA

Watch sketch comedy pirates, attend a film festival, and celebrate the Year of the Dog. more

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Courtesy of Missouri Botanical Garden

Kick off Mardi Gras with the butterflies, enjoy jazz and art, and have some quiet time at City Museum. more

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Photo courtesy of Serendipity Homemade Ice Cream

Eat ice cream for breakfast, say goodbye to the Shaw Park Ice Rink, and sing along with Disney princesses. more

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Check out cool cars, get buggy with the Butterfly House, or learn about robotics. more

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Courtesy of Circus Harmony

Visit the circus, kick off Soulard's Mardi Gras with a family festival, and watch eagles on the Mississippi. more

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Soar with the eagles, have icy fun on the Loop, and honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. more

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