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Posted on: July 15, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Celebrate Nature and Reading with Free Children’s Event at Veterans Tribute Park

July 15, 2019

Contact: Nancy Lee Gomer, Marketing Coordinator, 636-949-7535, or 636-795-1137,

St. Charles County, Missouri – Children of all ages and their families are encouraged to enjoy the outdoors, get active and read at the Storybook Walk: Summer Nights event from 1 to 3 p.m., Friday, Aug. 16, at Veterans Tribute Park, 1031 Kisker Road in Weldon Spring.

Hosted by the St. Charles County Parks and Recreation Department and the St. Charles City-County Library District, this free, fun-filled event begins with guided readings around the lakes of the acclaimed children’s book “Night Animals” by Gianna Marino.

After the ¾-mile walk, guests can participate in a variety of children’s festivities, crafts, and light refreshments provided by Fresh Thyme Farmers Markets under Shelter #3 in the park. Children can make and take home a cedar “tree cookie” necklace, camp craft, and explore night sounds during the St. Charles County Park Ranger’s “Call of the Wild” presentation.

 For more information and to register, visit or call the Parks Department at 636-949-7535.

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