World Bird Sanctuary hosts Keeper Talks every Saturday and Sunday morning at 9am. The chats are free and so is a visit to the Sanctuary, located in Valley Park next to Lone Elk Park and the Chubb Trail access. They are home to several Bald Eagles and other birds of prey, like hawks, falcons, owls and […]
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All right, I wasn’t even going to put this one out there, but then I was listening to the radio when the on-air host was complaining about Redbox. A caller pointed out that you can get your movies for free at the library. Duh, I thought. Then the host said he didn’t even have a […]
The East Coast might be up to their eyeballs in snow (sorry folks!) but here in St. Louis, I’m looking forward to a balmy 55 degree day on Wednesday. Why would Wednesday’s weather be of concern? Because Wednesday is free admission day for St. Louis City and County residents at the Missouri Botanical Garden. It’s […]
Did you know there’s a dinosaur dig going on at the Science Center? Thanks to St. Louis Sprout and About for pointing out this cool little gem. The pretend dig site is part of the Ecology and Environment Gallery, and is located right next to the giant animation dinosaurs. It’s a freebie, and yet another […]
(There is no festival planned for 2019, this is a post from the archive) Every year park rangers show kids where maple sugar comes from by tapping trees in Rockwoods Reservations. The trees are tapped in sometime in January when weather conditions are just right. The 2018 Maple Sugar Festival takes place Saturday, Feb. 3, […]
Hey all, just a quick post here tonight. I took the boys to see the Gardenland Express at the Missouri Botanical Garden on opening day. The trains impressed as always, but the display could not top the sheer awesomeness of the year they did a miniature of the garden itself. Still, pretty cool if you […]