Fun is Not Canceled - Weekly Events

Come join us on our quest to encourage everyone through this trying time and to interact within our community, while we safely keep our social distance! All ages can participate and activities can be done anytime.  

Take pictures of your participation and share them with us! You can tag us on social media through Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. Use hashtags #FunIsNotCanceled and #WildwoodMO. Or email your pictures to parks@cityofwildwood.com.   

Please remember to follow recommended guidelines of social distancing, staying home if you’re sick, covering your coughs and sneezes, and washing your hands! 

The City is hosting online Wednesday Night Game Nights.   They are free and fun!  Click here for more information or to register: Game Night Information

Scavenger Hunt - July 2nd to July 6th 


This was a super fun and social distancing friendly activity.  Congratulations to our winner, Rachael!


BELOW ARE PAST ACTIVITIES THAT ARE STILL FUN IF YOU’D LIKE TO COMPLETE THEM:


Recreation In a Bag - Thursday, June 25th

Thursday, June 25th, please stop by the front entrance of Wildwood City Hall to grab a fun “Rec in a Bag.” 

The bag will contain supplies you can use to create your own work of art, a reusable tic-tac-toe game, or something else that inspires you (some pieces are not suitable for small children)!

Come by anytime between 8 am and 5 pm!  

This will be a contactless pickup

While supplies last

Please, only one bag per person 

Don’t forget to post photos of your finished work on social media and tag us (#FunIsNotCanceled and #WildwoodMO). We look forward to seeing your creations!


Earth Ninja Week - June 15, 2020 through June 21. 2020

This week we challenge everyone to be Earth Ninjas. Let’s look for ways we can turn something we might have thrown in the trash into something useful and cool.

Each day we will share some fun ideas with you, and maybe it’ll spark something inside you to do the same!

Activity / Day of the Week:Description:Link to Instructions: 
Activity 1  - MondayTurn those old milk/juice cartons into a bird feeder. They are easy to make and fun for all ages!DIY Bird Feeder Instructions

Activity 2 - TuesdayEmpty Paint cans laying around? Turn them into a fabulous ice bucket to keep your drinks cool this summer.Paint Can to Ice Bucket Instructions

(Not in the mood to upcycle your old paint cans?  Check out this link for proper disposal of your hazardous waste: https://www.hhwstl.com/)
Activity 3 - WednesdayGive those old lotion bottles a new purpose in life.  Upcycled Lotion Bottle Instructions
Activity 4 - ThursdayGot T.P.?  Turn those old rolls into a genius tube wall organizer.DIY Cardboard Tube Wall Organizer Instructions
Activity 5 - FridayWhip up a twig frame and vase just in time for Father’s Day.  (Don’t forget to put a copy of your Dad’s favorite outdoorsy family photo in the frame.)DIY Twig Frame and Vase Instructions


June 5, 2020

Sunflower Planting: Let’s plant something beautiful.  On this day we are giving away packets of sunflower seeds.  (Did you miss this event?  If so, feel free to email Bree at bree@cityofwildwood.com for your free packet, while there are still a few left.)

Be sure and check out our Sunflower Seed Planting YouTube video that we produced right here in the Wildwood Farms Community Garden: City of Wildwood YouTube Video - Sunflower Planting

April 13, 2020 through April 19, 2020

Coloring Pages: Download and print the six (6) Wildwood coloring page.  For a fun twist, these pages were created by the community!  Special thanks to the following contributing artists: Heather Krako, Jon Dapron, Vicki Hefty, Pam Bellem, and Monica May for sending in their awesome artwork!!!!!

April 6, 2020 through April 12, 2020

Scavenger Hunt:  Go on a hunt to find the items on the provided list. 

Download and print the Scavenger Hunts below:

March 30, 2020 through April 5, 2020

Window Messages:  Hang a message or art visibly in your home window.  

March 24, 2020 through March 29, 2020

Chalk Your Walk:  Draw or write encouraging messages on your driveway or sidewalk with chalk.