Get Out: Things to Do June 2 - 5
Summer Reading Club Opening Party, A Really BIG Annual Garage Sale, Freebie Friday Wine Tasting, Babysitting 101 class, Relay For Life: A Rockwood Tradition, Electronics Recycling Drive, and an Iron Man 9-Hole Disc Golf Tournament.
- Summer Reading Club Opening Party
Where: St. Louis County Library - Daniel Boone Branch; Thursday, June 2, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Why Go: Celebrate the start of Summer Reading Club with great activities for kids!
- Eureka Parks and Recreation Babysitting 101 Class
Where: Eureka Community Center; Friday, June 3, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Why Go: Your 11 - 15 year old can spend the day learning the skills needed to babysit this summer. Participants will be trained by the American Red Cross on caring for small children and how to handle emergency situations.
- Freebie Friday Rose' Tasting
Where: Wines of Wildwood; Friday, June 3, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Why Go: Find out what all the fuss is about around Rose’ wines. They are becoming the “hottest” summer wines around!
- St. Martin's Really BIG Annual Garage Sale
Where: St. Martin's Episcopal Church; Friday, June 3, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, June 4, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Why Go: Shop for thousands of items, get incredible deals, along with free parking and admission!
Pricing: Free admission.
- Relay For Life: A Rockwood Tradition
Where: Lafayette High School; Friday, June 3, and Saturday June 4, from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m.
Why Go: Take part in a life-changing event that gives everyone in communities across the globe a chance to celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against the disease.
Pricing: $10 if walking as participant; price varies for supporting Relay teams via activities they have chosen to raise additional funds to give to the American Cancer Society.
- Electronics Recycling Drive
Where: Sacred Heart Church of Eureka; Saturday, June 4, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Why Go: You know you want to be a do-gooder and recycle. Come on!
Pricing: Free with exceptions of a small fee on electronics, such as TVs and computer monitors.
- Iron Man 9-Hole Disc Golf Tournament
Where: Kircher Park, Sunday, June 5, at 6 a.m.
Why Go: Get outside, work on your game for the summer and have some fun!
Pricing: $20 entry fee plus $3 for non members.
Editor's Note: The following popular, Wildwood-based event occurs this Saturday, but registration for it filled up quickly when it was announced. Some people mark it on their calendars a year ahead of time, so we are listing it for your future convenience.
Green Rock Trail Challenge
Where: Muckerman Shelter in Greensfelder Park; Saturday, June 4, at 7 a.m.
Why Go: The Green Rock Trail Challenge is a 7-mile hiking adventure that begins in Rockwood Reservation and ends in Greensfelder Park.
Pricing: Free, registration required.