Go on a whimsical scavenger hunt in Historic Downtown Wentzville.Photo courtesy City of Wentzville.
The fireworks are over, but that doesn’t mean summer can’t still be a blast! Check out these fun, free things happening this week in St. Louis:
Shark Week | Wednesday, July 12 Saint Louis Zoo One of the summer’s most anticipated events has FIN-ally returned: Shark Week at Saint Louis Zoo! Visit the zoo dressed as a shark July 9-15 and receive free admission to Stingrays at Caribbean Cove presented by Mercy Kids. Get the details.
2nd Thursdays at the Foundry Art Centre | 5:30-8 p.m., Thursday, July 13 Foundry Art Centre, St. Charles Find your own artistic muse at the Foundry Art Centre, where visitors can watch a variety of artistic mediums and even become part of the process. This month’s event will highlight the importance of fire, wind, earth and water. Get the details.
Art Hill Film Series | 6 p.m., Friday, July 14 Saint Louis Art Museum, Forest Park The popular Art Hill Film Series returns this summer dressed to kill with a lineup of black-tie-worthy, fashion-inspired films. Pack a picnic basket and head to Art Hill at 6 p.m. for free music, followed by a showing of “Titanic” beginning at 9 p.m. Get the details.
Play Date Theater: DaySpring Arts presents ‘Seussical’ | 2 p.m., Saturday, July 15 St. Louis Public Library-Central Branch Could you, would you, like to introduce your preschooler to theater? See a free, kid-friendly production of “Seussical” during St. Louis Public Library’s Play Date Theater Series. Get the details.
Trucks & Tails | 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sunday, July 16 Purina Farms, Gray Summit Learn more about the connections between big trucks and some of your favorite dog breeds at Purina Farms’ debut event, Trucks & Tails. This free celebration will also feature food trucks, face painting and more. Get the details.
Artistic Fire Hydrants | All day, Monday, July 17 Historic Downtown Wentzville Get kids “fired” up about art with whimsical scavenger hunt in Wentzville! Look for all 12 “Looney Tunes”-themed fire hydrants painted by young artists in the Wentzville School District. Get the details.
Storytelling in the Museum | 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 18 Missouri History Museum, Forest Park Get kids hooked on history through stories at this free storytelling program, which is geared to children ages 2-5. Get the details.