This free performance by Bob Kramer’s Marionnettes celebrates 50 years of magic and puppetry with scenes from classic shows like Phantom of the Opera, Hawaiian War Chant and Meet Me in St. Louis.
Author Deborah Zemke will read from her new book, The Case of the Missing Carrot Cake during this free story time at Left Bank Books. In the story, when food goes missing on Ed's farm, Detectives Wilcox and Griswold do what it take to track down the thieves. In this case, Miss Rabbit's carrot cake has disappeared. Has it been stolen? Eaten? Or both? And who did it?
10:30 a.m. at Left Bank Books in the Central West End. Free.
This special story time features David Backes, St. Louis Blues captain and co-founder, along with his wife Kelly, of Athletes for Animals. Backes will read Oh, The Pets You Can Get by Dr. Seuss and talk to children about his compassion for animals, the importance of pet adoption and responsible pet ownership.
Bring your toddler or preschool-age little ones to Whole Foods Market for this free Mommy and Me Spanish class with Montesorri Bilingual Academy. You'll enjoy songs, stories, games and a snack.
Taught by Veronica Greene of the Montessori Bilingual Academy. The class will be held in the Kids Club Play Area.
Free, reservations are not required. 10 a.m. to 10:40 a.m. at Whole Foods Market in Town and Country.
More information: wholefoodsmarket.com
Bring your family to The Magic House for Fitness Fun Fridays where kids can stretch their muscles and their minds. Visitors wear pedometers and find out just how much they move while playing throughout the museum. Each month features a different theme and fitness experience.
The Egg Drop is a free event, open to the public, that features thousands of eggs dropped from a helicopter, bounce houses, food, games and more.
Kids ages birth to 6th grade can participate in watching the thousands of eggs fall from the sky, then collect them.
The event begins at 10 a.m. with egg drops at 11 a.m. for ages birth through kindergarteners, and at 11:30 a.m. for 1st through 6th graders.
At Canaan Baptist Church.
Take a front seat for a spectacular performance from the Washington University's Lunar New Year's Festival.
From a magical diabolo performance, a fantastic feat of Chinese yoyo, to a powerful martial arts performance, visitors will enjoy traditional dances still popular in China today.
Part of the Children's China exhibit at The Magic House.
Performances are at 10:30 and 12:30 p.m. Included with Magic House admission,
The Butterfly House becomes The BOOterfly House in October to celebrate all things creepy and crawly. Kids can hang out with Professor Von Flytrap and his friends in the Creepy Crawly Cave and have lots of hair-raising fun.
Bring your little ones to Toddler Tinker Time at The Magic House for special experiences designed especially for preschoolers. Weekday mornings, Tuesday through Friday, families will enjoy hands-on activities in the Art Studio, plus private playtime featuring limited capacity in Wonder Works and Wonder Why.
Halloween is bigger and more boo-tiful than ever at The Magic House! Visit The Magic House for Halloween Magic, featuring outdoor experiences, decorating mini pumpkins, a spiderweb maze, Halloween-themed trike town and all of your favorite Magic House exhibits – with a Halloween twist!
When school is closed, Artscope's School's Out Camp is open! When school is out, enroll your child in Artscope's School's Out camps. These one-day camps offer creative and enriching fun for kids during school days off.