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JusticeLeagueJustice League: Battle for Metropolis coming to Six Flags

Battle with Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and Green Lantern when Justice League: Battle for Metropolis opens in 2015. The 3D, interactive dark ride replaces Scooby-Doo Ghostblasters, which is closing permanently Sept. 14.    

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SoCoRegionalLibrarySt. Louis County Library named 2014 MO Library of the Year

The Missouri Library Association has named St. Louis County Library the 2014 Missouri Library of the Year. The award is presented annually to a Missouri library for distinguished achievement in service.    

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bicyclefamily400St. Louis City to get 100 miles of new, upgraded bike routes

Trailnet has announced that street crews are beginning to work on 100 miles of new and upgraded bike routes throughout the city of St. Louis.    

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SchaeferBendPark150St. Louis County Parks has dedicated its 71st park

A new 15.5-acre park is now open in Florissant. Officials dedicated Schaefer Bend Park, the county's 71st park, during a ceremony on Aug. 1.

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DOI PrinHerSpecial Disney On Ice savings for Sprout & About readers

High-flying jumps, daring acrobatics, breathtaking skating and lovable Disney friends are just a wish away! Sprout & About readers can save $5 off tickets for select performances of Disney On Ice presents Princesses & Heroes, at Chaifetz Arena Sept. 25-28.

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Back Track WeekendsBack-Track Weekends give wings to charitable organizations

Raising money can always be difficult, and the Museum of Transportation has a fun and easy solution to help area organizations. Get your group together, and visit the Museum of Transportation on the Back Track Weekends, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 20-21, or Oct. 4-5.

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Best bets for scouting badges Badge of honor: Fun places to earn scout badges

Several St. Louis organizations routinely lend their expertise to help kids earn Boy Scout and Girl Scout badges and patches. As you plan your scouts' year, check out these resources.

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Eureka DaysEureka Days

Join other festival-goers at the City of Eureka's Legion and Lions parks for the annual family-friendly event. Enjoy carnival rides, children's activities, vendors, a parade, fireworks and much more.

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Fabulous Flamingo FestivalFabulous Flamingo Festival

Come celebrate all things pink! The festival in Citygarden is a free children's event with a costume contest, parade and more.

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Pool paws dog swimPool Paws Dog Swim

Take your pooch to Aligator's Creek Aquatic Center and play games, win prizes and socialize with other dogs and owners.

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St. Louis Children's HospitalWelcome St. Louis Children's Hospital

Help us welcome our newest sponsor, St. Louis Children's Hospital! Visit their Sproutlight page for resources and tips to keep your children healthy, safe and ready for the next family adventure!

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Missouri History Museum's Library and Research CenterResearch your family's history with help from the Missouri History Museum

The Missouri History Museum's Library and Research Center is a great place for families to begin to research their history, the history of their home or family business, and even a place to go for materials to assist with school projects.

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International Vulture Awareness DayGet to know vultures at free event

Join World Bird Sanctuary as they celebrate vultures with zoos and conservation groups around the world. Meet vultures from North America and Africa, watch a free-flight show featuring live flying vultures and much more.

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