For kids with sensory processing disorders, a darkened theater, loud noises and having to "sit still" make for a very unpleasant experience. The Imaginary Theatre Company will present its production of the classic, Goldilocks, in a sensory friendly format just for kids with sensory disorders and their families.
The performance will be 55 minutes of fun and music, and pacing lines and fidgit rooms will be available. After the show, kids can meet their favorite costumed characters in the lobby!
The Junior League of St. Louis presents Peter Rabbit Tales live on stage as part of the St. Louis Family Theater Series.
Enchantment Theatre Company's production of Peter Rabbit Tales is based on the original Peter Rabbit books by Beatrix Potter, which have enchanged young audiences for more than 100 years. See the charming story live on stage as Flopsy, Mopsy, Cotton-tail and their hero Peter enjoy their misadventures in Mr. McGregor's garden.
Tickets are $7 per person.
Explore the new Fisher Price Toy Box Indoor Play Area at South County Center during this free grand opening event.
Kids can enjoy the new play area and have a meet-and-greet with Fisher Price Little People Eddie and Sophie! There will also be crafts, lunch specials and more. Free.
10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, April 8 and 9.
More information: shopsouthcountycenter.com
The City of Lake Saint Louis and The Meadows at Lake Saint Louis have partnered for Hop to The Meadows, an annual Easter Egg Hunt and festival open to all.
Explore the wilds of America and celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service in this giant screen film as big as the outdoors. National Parks Adventure, narrated by Robert Redford, is an adventure for the whole family.
Enjoy the rhythms and stories of Africa with storyteller and performer Kenya Ajanaku at this exciting, free program for all ages. Part of the Black History Month celebration at the St. Louis County Library.
Feb. 13 at 2 p.m. at the Florissant Valley Branch
Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Lewis & Clark Branch
Feb. 19 at 2 p.m. at the Bridgeton Trails Branch
Feb. 20 at 1 p.m. at the Indian Trails Branch
Feb. 27 at 2 p.m. at the Weber Road Branch
More information: slcl.org
Super Kids to the rescue! At the Super Kids Save the World exhibit, The Magic House's green exhibit, kids can tag along on a superhero adventure to save the earth.
There are more than strawberries (but plenty of those too) at this festival! Kids can enjoy pony rides, carnival rides, a petting farm, wagon rides, inflatables and lots more.
With the help of ten truckloads of sand, The Magic House's backyard will be transformed once again into a beachfront park for the popular Sandcastle Beach exhibit. Sandcastle Beach opens May 26 with a Kick Off to Summer event that includes ice cream, the Bubble Bus and a dance party!
Catch a movie or two at the Saint Louis Science Center's OMNIMAX Theater, where films are shown featuring the IMAX with Laser. This state-of-the-art theater provides the sharpest images, unmatched sound quality and 40% greater color range than traditional theaters. The five-story, 80-foot-diameter dome will fill your entire field of vision providing a truly immersive experience. Opening May 24: The Little Mermaid: The IMAX Experience.
Visit the James S. McDonnell Planetarium in Forest Park and see a star show to experience the largest artificial sky in the Western Hemisphere. Star shows are lead LIVE by one of the Planetarium's educators, creating a new and tailored experience for every audience.
See the Zoo's California sea lions perform acrobatic and athletic feats, including Olympic-style dives on a high-diving platform, flipper walks, frisbee tosses and plenty of surprises. While on stage with the sea lions, the Zoo's trainers explain sea lion behavior and positive-reinforcement training, in addition to the need for conserving the sea lion's ocean habitat.