Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Looking for a last minute gift for your favorite guy? Skip the traffic and the mall and shop O'Fallon for the perfect gift for the guys on your list.
Last week we gave ideas for the special girl on your gift list. Now we have put together a list of ideas for that special dad, brother or father. Shop O’Fallon for some great things sure to please the guys on your list. Carousel Chocolates http://ofallon.patch.com/articles/and-the-best-chocolates-in-the-county-are, recently voted by Patch readers to have the best chocolate in St. Charles County also has popcorn. Tins of the famed Chicago mix start at $10.99 for a half gallon. They have tins as large as six gallons for the popcorn lover on your list. La Chata Mexican Restaurant http://ofallon.patch.com/listings/la-chata-mexican-restaurant may be known for their killer carne asada and margaritas, but La Chata also has a large selection of …
Friday, May 27, 2011
Local police officers are hosting a bowling tournament on Saturday to raise money to benefit the Joplin residents hit hard by tornadoes earlier this week.
O’Fallon police are trading in their usual uniforms for bowling shoes this weekend to help raise money for tornado victims in Joplin, MO. The police are hosting a bowling tournament from 2-5 p.m. Saturday at O’Fallon Bowl at 420 Sonderen St. The tournament costs $120 for a four-person team to play three games. All profits from the tournament will be sent straight to Joplin. “These people literally lost everything. It’s just complete devastation,” O’Fallon officer James Klingler said. “The emergency service providers out there are still serving their community, and they have nothing to go home to either, so we’re trying to help them.” Klingler is a member of the O’Fallon Police Officers Association, which represents O’Fallon officers and …
Thursday, March 31, 2011
Check out O'Fallon Patch's new planner to help you make your weekend plans.
You've probably seen our O'Fallon Patch two planners, designed to help plan family friendly and grown-up weekend plans. Starting today we're combining the two to provide one-stop shopping for finding activities that appeal to kids and adults. Look for this new "Get Out" planner every Thursday at 6 a.m. Each one will feature at least five fun events, destinations and activities in or around O'Fallon. Sometimes we'll add a bonus item that may be a bit further afield, because there are times when a great event is worth the drive! DJ DONNIE WREN AT ETHYL’S When/Where: Friday, April 1 form 10 p.m. – 1 a.m. at Ethyl's Smokehouse & Saloon. Why Go: Check out DJ Donnie Wren as he spins at Ethyl's while enjoying great drink specials too. Pricing: …
Thursday, February 17, 2011
Patch provides a list to help you make your weekend plans.
Still trying to figure out your plans for the weekend? Patch is here to help. Check our picks for the activities to hit and new bars/restaurants/shops to explore. ST. CHARLES BOARD GAME NIGHT Where/When: Feb. 18 at 5:30 p.m. at The Fantasy Shop Why go: You can bring along your own board games or just show up ready to play games brought by others. The St. Louis Boardgames Group meets in St. Charles the third Friday of every month at The Fantasy Shop. PASSPORT TO THE WORLD TRAVEL SHOW Where/When: Feb. 19 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Why go: Do you want to sneak away to somewhere exotic this summer? This mini trade show lets you talk to hotels, cruise lines and tour companies about planning your dream vacation. Prizes and drawings are included …
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Check out O'Fallon Patch's weekly list of kid-friendly family activities around town.
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Wednesday, February 9, 2011
VALENTINE'S DAY MAKE-IT STATION Where/When: Saturday, Feb. 12 at the Deer Run Branch in O'Fallon in Meeting Room A from 2-4 p.m. Why Go: Celebrate Valentine's Day with crafts for all ages. Families are welcome and parents are encouraged to participate. Children under five must be accompanied by an adult. No reservations required. Pricing: Free SOPHIA M. SACHS BUTTERFLY HOUSE Where/When: Sunday, Feb. 13 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Butterfly House – Faust Park in Chesterfield. Why Go: Come into the Lopata Learning Lab for Bugaloo: Nature’s Shapes and Colors. Celebrate Mother Nature’s shapes and colors with fun books, insects, learning games and other hands-on discoveries. Mix red, yellow and blue with circles, squares and …