Ten family-friendly activities in St. Louis
Children can create and illustrate their own accordion-style books with the guidance of an educator from Saint Louis Art Museum. The Ollie Family Resource Cart will have children's books for inspiration. Supplies will also be provided. Free. Saint Louis Art Museum, 1 Fine Arts.
Kids Try-Athlon | June 11
Children aged 3-6 years old are encouraged to pedal their bikes and put on their running shoes before putting on their swim gear. After cycling a short distance, children will run a second leg at their pace before taking a ride down the mini water slides. $10 resident, $15 nonresident. 10 a.m. Chesterfield Family Aquatic Center 16365 Lydia Hill
Mini Ninja Challenge | June 11
This event is hosted by Ultimate Ninjas and St. Louis Carousel. Each child will be awarded a medal after completing the event. $30. 9 a.m.-noon. Faust Park. 15025 Faust Park.
Tower Grove Park will be rocking with Celia, a performer who can dance and sing along to a variety of songs for all ages. If you don't want to dance, bring a blanket and a picnic. Free. 10 a.m. Stupp Center 3616 Southeast
This family-friendly market, which is held in conjunction the Delmar Main Street Juneteenth Festival, features young entrepreneurs from the region. Children aged 6-16 years old can register to sell books, jewelry, or other handmade items at this event. The event is free and all vendors are welcome to participate. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The Magic House, MADE For Kids, 5127 Delmar.
Gulman has been writing and working for 25 years. Many people first saw him in 2019 when he released his HBO special The Great Depresh. It is one of the most hilarious, clear-eyed views ever given to mental health. With the Born on 3rd Base tour, he'll be bringing new material to the table. Rafe Williams, a St. Louis favorite, opens. $25-$35. 8 p.m. 8 p.m. The Pageant, 661 Delmar
Cinema St. Louis and St. Louis Public Radio will present a selection of cinematic snacks. Register in advance to receive a free ticket. 7 p.m. Public Media Commons 3653 Olive
Tower Grove Park gives you the warm fuzzy feelings? Everyone who has been married or engaged is invited to this event for a ceremony of vow renewal, first dance and flower shop. Champagne and lovey-dovey gifts are also available as part of the park’s 150th anniversary. Free. Noon-4 p.m. Tower Grove Park, Roman Pavilion.
Soulard Pride | June 11
The metro area has many options during Pride Month. You can visit Soulard on Saturday for the famous golf cart parade or a drag show at Bastille. See website for details.
Thirsty? The second annual event is hosted by the St. Louis Science Center, which offers more than 100 varieties. This is not meant to be a challenge. The museum will be open to you, with its interactive exhibits and VIP access. There are three levels of tickets: VIP (90), early admission (75), and general (60). The event begins at 8 p.m., with VIP and early tickets getting access at 7:05 p.m. Unlimited tasting and food available for purchase. St. Louis Science Center 5050 Oakland.