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Lowes Free Kids Workshop October 13 Ghoul BusLowe’s offers a great ‘Build and Grow’ Clinic for kids every few weeks. This Saturday, October 13th at 10am the kids will be building a Ghoul Bus to get into the Halloween spirit.

The first 50 to register and be present at the store will receive the kit, an apron, and goggles. the recommended ages is 1st-5th grade.

For more information, store locations, and preregistration visit Lowe’s Build And Grow here. They also have fun activities, kits you can purchase and family projects.

 

2012 Tax Free Weekend

Numerous states are having Back to School Sales Tax Holiday this weekend. I have listed them below with a link for more information to what is included.

Today, August 3rd, is the start of Missouri’s Tax Free Weekend. Qualifying purchases include any article of clothing under $100, $50 worth of school supplies per purchase, computer software under $350, and computers under $3500. Some cities and counties have elected NOT to participate. View that list here. Some local St. Louis area cities NOT participating are:

  • Ballwin
  • Brentwood
  • Bridgeton
  • Clayton
  • Des Peres
  • Ellisville
  • Fenton
  • Ferguson
  • Kirkwood
  • Ladue
  • Maplewood
  • Overland
  • Richmond Heights
  • St. Ann
  • St. Peters
  • University City
  • Webster Groves

For more information regarding Missouri’s tax free weekend, visit the Department of Venue here.

Other states participating in the Back to School Sales Tax Holiday this weekend are:

 

Free Admission to Botanical Gardens July 24
Photo credit: Laila Wessel Courtesy Missouri Botanical Garden

Today is Henry Shaw’s 212th birthday celebration at the St. Louis Botanical Gardens! That means you can get FREE admission today only from 9am to 5pm. There will be many different family-friendly activities throughout the gardens from 10am to 3pm.

Visit their site here for more information.