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CardinalPower400Seven free events for the week of July 23-29, 2014

With so many fun, free events this week, there's simply no excuse for summer boredom! Here are the Sprout picks for free events for the week of July 23-29.

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SchoolSupplies aSkip the Missouri sales tax when you back-to-school shop Aug. 1-3, 2014

Missouri is extending a Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday, giving consumers a break on the state sales tax when they shop for school supplies on Aug. 1-3.    

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Zebra-Foal-by-Christy-Poelker-Saint-Louis-Zoo400Saint Louis Zoo experiences summer baby boom

The Saint Louis Zoo has announced the birth of seven animals this summer. All of the babies can be seen in the Red Rocks area of the zoo.

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Brea PhotographyIn the Sproutlight: Brea Photography tells families' stories through pictures

Brea McAnally has been helping St. Louis families capture moments and share stories since 2007. McAnally and her staff provide a wide range of photography services, including birth, newborn, family portraits, engagement and wedding photos and more.

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MomsInTrainingGet in shape and help fight cancer with Moms In Training

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's flexible 8-week stroller-friendly workout program is beginning with a kick-off party on Aug. 2.

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Junior Wildlife Explorer Wildlife Rescue Center looking for junior explorers

The one-of-a-kind Junior Wildlife Explorers program at the Wildlife Rescue Center gives kids a chance to look-in on nature every month with trail walks, fun outdoor activities, wild crafts, citizen science projects, and visits to the rehabilitation facility.

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Sing-Along with Queen ElsaSing-Along with Queen Elsa

Let it go with Queen Elsa! Once Upon A Bash invites your family for a special sing-along event with everyone's favorite princess.

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International Tiger DayInternational Tiger Day

Take a road trip and spend the day at the Crown Ridge Tiger Sanctuary in Ste. Genevieve. International Tiger Day features a tour, meeting a tiger keeper, live music, games and more.

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Grafton Towboat FestivalGrafton Towboat Festival

Experience life on the Mississippi River at this annual festival in Grafton, Illinois. Take free tours of working towboats on the Mississippi River, enjoy live music, giveaways and more.

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Women's health checklistA checklist for women: keeping yourself healthy

How often should you go to the doctor? What exams and tests should you have done? What's covered by insurance? These are common questions, and St. Luke's Hospital has developed a checklist to help women keep up-to-date with their health.

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St. Louis World's FareSprout welcomes the St. Louis World's Fare

Excitement is coming to Forest Park! This September, the 2014 St. Louis World's Fare Heritage Festival and Games will mark the beginning of an annual event, embracing St. Louis' diversity and culture in art, music, and, of course, food, while supporting local schools and charitable organizations. Visit the Fare's new Sponsor Sproutlight Page for event information and updates.

Purina Farms20 things to know when visiting Purina Farms

Purina Farms is one of St. Louis' favorite family-friendly destinations. To make your visit as enjoyable as possible, Purina Farms has put together a list of the top 20 things you should know before you go.

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Virtual Camp FairWe've partnered with some of the best local businesses and organizations to customize a guide to help you make the most of your family's summer. Welcome to the St. Louis Sprout & About Virtual Camp Fair!

We know you want all the details about a camp before registering your kids, so the Sprout Virtual Camp Fair includes photos, videos, frequently asked questions, in-depth descriptions and registration details. In addition to researching camps, the Virtual Camp Fair includes great articles and news focused on summer camps and opportunities. Plus, you'll see fun things do to this summer in our calendar of events and activities.

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