Whether it's raining, cold or just plain icky outside, there's always some place totally free to take the kids around St. Louis.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Find out where to get your free short stack around St. Louis on Feb. 5.
Celebrate National Pancake Day this Feb. 5 with IHOP. The chain is offering customers a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes. In return for the free pancakes this year, guests will be asked to consider leaving a donation for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals (or other designated charities). Since beginning its National Pancake Day celebration in 2006, IHOP has raised more than $10 million to support charities in the communities in which it operates. Stop by one of these nearby restaurants, or look for a nearby location in the IHOP store locator:
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
A guide to election-themed goods and specials on Nov. 6 (some of them are free!). Looking for a nearby watch party? Patch has those, too.
Are you participating in the democratic process on Tuesday? Don't forget to take a moment and reward yourself for your patriotism. Several St. Louis organizations and businesses--as well as national chains--are offering up presidential food, discounts, or a place for you to watch the results roll in. Are we missing something? Shoot an email to email@example.com and we'll get the new information added to this article. (You can also add it to the comments below.) University City Deals Food and drink fun Other cool stuff Watch parties and related activities
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Washington University will host a free screening of "The Sandlot".
Saturday, May 26, 2012
Whether you're jettisoning junk or in search of treasure, Patch is the place to go to tell all about your garage and yard sales.
Summer is still more than a month away, and spring cleaning is on many people's minds. Garage- and yard-sale seasons are about to be in full swing. Here at Clayton-Richmond Heights Patch, we pride ourselves on local, useful information. That includes details about where to find books for a bargain, a dresser in a driveway or clothes laid out on a lawn. Posting your garage sale on Clayton-Richmond Heights Patch is easy—and even better yet, it's free. The benefits of posting your garage and yard sales on Patch? How do I take advantage of this wonderful feature, you ask? Just follow these easy steps:
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
The free shows run at 8 p.m. nightly except Tuesdays from May 23 through June 17 just east of Clayton and Richmond Heights in Forest Park.
One of Justin Blanchard’s fondest memories from performing in the Shakespeare Festival St. Louis production of Hamlet two years ago is the time he spent talking with audience members after each show’s final curtain. “I always like to come out afterwards. We kind of just mingle with the crowd, and talk with people,” he said. “You can grab me afterwards and ask me questions or tell me what you thought. I always welcome that kind of feedback and interaction with people who have questions. I think that’s a really wonderful part about the festival.” Blanchard plays the villainous Iago in this season’s Shakespeare Festival production of Othello. The play begins at 8 p.m. nightly except Tuesdays from May 23 through June 17 in Shakespeare Glen, …
Monday, May 21, 2012
Whether you've got a preschool grad, a college grad or somewhere in between, we want to hear from you.
It's that time again—graduation season. Somewhere, Pomp and Circumstance is playing, and someone is struggling to keep that mortarboard in place. Graduation season is a time when family comes together to honor those that have worked so hard to move on to the next chapter in life. Whether it's your preschooler moving on to kindergarten, a high schooler heading to college, your college senior heading out into the real world, or your grandmother getting her G.ED., you can brag about it for free on Clayton-Richmond Heights Patch. First, make sure you are a registered user of your Patch. If you aren't, click on "Sign Up" in the top right corner of the home page. Once you are logged in, scroll to the bottom of the home page and under "What's Up …
Monday, March 26, 2012
The event for children up to age 10 will happen at A.B. Green Athletic Complex.
Children will have the opportunity to hunt for more than 5,000 eggs as part of a free Easter "Egg"stravaganza planned Saturday at A.B. Green Athletic Complex in Richmond Heights. The complex is located at the intersection of Dale Avenue and Laclede Station Road. The event runs from 10 to 11 a.m. and will feature multiple hunting zones for the following ages: A peanut-free zone also will be available. Mr. Rabbit will visit with children during the event. Participants should bring a basket. More information is available by calling the City of Richmond Heights at 314-645-1476.
Tuesday, April 26, 2011
St. Louis Patch is adding a platform for local bloggers May 4.
Beginning May 4, Clayton-Richmond Heights Patch will be making room for local bloggers on the site. Sure we'll still be offering a regular dose of independent journalism, events, volunteer opportunities and business information. But we're also looking for bloggers who can riff on various topics, share their personality and engage our readers in discussions—all with minimal involvement from your friendly local editor. After all, Clayton-Richmond Heights Patch is more than just news: It's an online conversation about your community. Consider the following questions: If so, we want to hear from you. This isn't a reporting job. It's blogging. While there's no pay involved, you'll get to put your valuable views on a site that is increasingly …
Saturday, March 19, 2011
J. Buck's Restaurant in Clayton offers a classy yet casual place to enjoy a few drinks while keeping up with college basketball.
Your teens are holding a car wash at the high school Saturday. The grandparents volunteered to take the younger children to a movie Sunday afternoon. Your tweens take tap on Wednesday evening. It’s your time. Take it. Each week, we’ll tell you about one great idea to give you a much deserved break, and make your life a little easier, maybe a whole lot easier. This week, Clayton-Richmond Heights Patch invites female sports fans to enjoy March Madness in a classy yet casual setting. If you're looking for a basketball game-watching environment somewhere in between a rowdy beer joint where peanuts litter the ground and an upscale restaurant where talking above a whisper causes people to stare daggers at you, J. Buck's Restaurant has your …