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New Trail Spanish Lake Park

Blazing a new trail A new $125,000 Family Trial is under construction in Spanish Lake Park thanks to the efforts of the St. Louis County Parks Foundation By Charlotte Beard This summer, residents in the surrounding areas of Spanish Lake Park will have the enjoyment of a new 1.4-mile Family Trail worth $125,000. The trail,…

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Library in St. Peters

Little library, big impact A Little Free Library crops up in St. Peters with the with the hopes of creating a new community of readers By Brett Auten For Shannon Masur, it’s all about the books. Inspired by Little Free Libraries – a global front-yard book exchange program that numbers 70,000-plus around the world –…

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EVENTS – ST. CHARLES COUNTY

April 20-22: Augusta Plein Air Art Festival Events at the Augusta Plein Air Art Festival include art exhibit and sale at Harmonie-Verein/Legion Hall April 20 – 28 open from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. A pop-up gallery in Washington takes place from April 20-23 at Neighborhood Reads Bookstore. On April 20, Day 1 of two-day…

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EVENTS – ST. LOUIS COUNTY

April 19: Food packing event Operation Food Search (OFS), a nonprofit hunger relief organization, will hold its first Kids, Teens and Family Rap ‘N Pack.  The event will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. at OFS’ headquarters located at 1644 Lotsie Blvd.  The cost is $10 per person, and children three and under are free. The…

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Creve Coeur Park Soccer Complex

The new kick in town The Creve Coeur Park Soccer Complex recently opened as one of the largest turf soccer facilities in the country By Charlotte Beard In February 2018, Creve Coeur became the home of one of the largest turf soccer facilities in the country located at 2350 Creve Coeur Mill Road. The Creve…

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Augusta Plein Air Art Festival

Art is in the ‘Air’ 16th Annual Augusta Plein Air Art Festival brings artists and art-lovers to the great outdoors in Missouri Wine Country By Brett Auten For artists and art lovers alike, the Greater Augusta Chamber of Commerce hosts the 16th Annual Augusta Plein Air Art Festival from April 18 through April 29. Over…

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O’Day Park O’Fallon MO

Bringing the prairie to O’Fallon New O’Day Park will focus on natural environments in partnership between the city of O’Fallon and the Missouri Department of Conservation By Brett Auten A city just shy of 100,000 residents will have an exclusive destination to immerse yourself in nature. The city of O’Fallon has secured the funding and…

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St. Louis missing persons

Looking for the lost St. Louis Search and Rescue Team helps locate missing persons throughout the region By Charlotte Beard According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP), Missouri law requires that any law enforcement agency receiving a report of a missing child or adult must immediately enter the name of the person into the…

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Greening North St. Louis County

Greening North St. Louis County Construction for Maline Greenway began March 13 and when completed it will cover seven miles By Charlotte Beard Great Rivers Greenway has begun another project to help improve the quality of life for communities in St. Louis. Construction for Maline Greenway in North St. Louis County began March 13. When…

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Ticket to ride

Ticket to ride The Saint Charles Model Railroad Club brings a love of trains to Fort Zumwalt Park By Brett Auten Nestled in O’Fallon’s Fort Zumwalt Park, just northeast of the lake, is a world unto itself. Inside the yellow-bricked building with red windows, splayed out over 800-square feet of track, run the trains of…

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