Thursday, May 3, 2012
Each week, St. Peters Patch features a planner with weekend events in and around St. Charles County.
As we head into the weekend, Patch rounds up a list of events going on in St. Charles County. Fiesta Friday Party Time for Kids ACT II Community Theater Presents: Agatha Christie's 'The Mousetrap' May FAM JAM to Teach Children Responsibility_ O'Fallon Founders' Day _ RSC 5K Fiesta Run/Walk and Fitness Festival Cornbread’s World’s Largest Garage Sale R.U.S.H 5K: A Run Uniting and Strengthening Homes Second Annual Derby Day Soiree_ Afternoon at the Opera Bingo at the Wentzville American Legion Hall
Thursday, December 29, 2011
Each week, St. Peters Patch features a planner with weekend events in St. Charles County
Check out what's happening in and around St. Peters this weekend. Last Chance to See O'Fallon's Celebration of Lights Winter Break Art Camp Take One Last Drive Through Wentzville's Holiday Night Lights Lobby Auction to Benefit The 2012 Strong Community Campaign Wentzville Faith Christian Family Church's Pre-New Year's Eve Event Trains on Main Free Admission to Renaud Spirit Center New Year's Day Bingo in Wentzville St. Charles County Family YMCA - New Year's Day Open House For more information see, New Year's Eve Celebrations and Events in St. Charles County.
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
With summer coming to an end, this mom reflects on the swimmingly good time her kids had on their swim team.
We didn’t have a swim team growing up. Heck, we didn’t even have a pool. There was a city pool that we frequented, but no organized swim team. They didn’t even offer swim lessons. For that, you had to drive at least 20 miles to the YMCA. We learned to stay above water in creeks and rivers. Our “lessons” consisted of getting thrown into water that was over our heads. If you made it out, congratulations! You’re a swimmer! It seems as though no neighborhood is complete these days if it doesn’t have its own pool and clubhouse. When we bought our home in St. Charles County four years ago, amenities were not high on our priority list. We simply wanted a nice home in a nice neighborhood where we could be happy. With the summers in Missouri hot …
Monday, July 4, 2011
In order to keep her kids from summertime boredom, this mother made sure to schedule plenty to keep them busy—but is it too much?
“Can I have a friend over today?” C asks, as I pack the swim bag with towels and sunscreen. “Sorry, kiddo,” I say. “We’ve got too much going on this week. Maybe next week.” I pause and think, or maybe the week after that. The fact is, in my effort to assure the boys would be kept busy this summer, I may have overscheduled them just a smidge. There hasn’t been much time for play dates or just simply chilling at the house—but in my defense, I have yet to hear the utterance of two of the whiniest words in kid-dom, “I’m bored!” When I was in elementary school, I waited on the edge of my seat for the final school bell to ring to signal the beginning of summer vacation. The excitement in the classroom was palpable and I’m sure the teacher was as…