Elementary Age

Plie Playtime

Plié and play in this introductory ballet class for both boys and girls. While learning basic ballet steps, children will explore famous fairy tale ballets. This program presented by the St. Louis County Library and STAGES St. Louis

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Rapunzel Puppet Show

Paul Mesner Puppets presents a "veggie" different take on the traditional story of Rapunzel. Will Rapunzel escape her evil captor and "leaf" happily ever "alfalfa?"


Part of the ST Art @ Your Library series. For ages 3-10.


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Rocket Launch Workshop

Kids will have a blast as they design and launch a rocket and study the effect of trajectory and pressure at this free workshop.


Part of the ST Art @ Your Library series. For ages 8-12.


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Science of Circus

Science takes on a new twist at this Science of Circus workshop. Kids will observe gravity's constant acceleration through bowling ball juggling, and explore gyroscope stability through plate spinning, centripetal force with cowboy lariats and much more. Presented by Circus Kaput.


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Animal Tales

Kids who love animals will love Animal Tales. In this program, they'll hear stories with animal characters in them, then meet the live versions of those animals! This program is presented by the St. Louis County Library and Saint Louis Zoo


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Balloon Twisting Workshop for Kids

Kids can bring out their inner sculptor at this free balloon twisting workshop. They'll learn how to twist a basic balloon dog, a simple hat, a huge octopus and more. Presented by Circus Kaput. At the St. Louis County Library.

Part of the ST Art @ Your Library series. For ages 8-12.

The Balloon Twisting workshop takes place:

March 23 at 2 p.m. at the Grant's View Branch

March 24 at 2 p.m. at the Florissant Valley Branch

Free, but registration is required. 

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Amazing Astronomy

In this amazing workshop, kids will learn how to connect modern science with myth and ancient starlight as they map the stars and study the motion of our galazy.

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Barks 'N Books Reading Day at Purina Farms
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Visit the newest interactive reading experience for kids in the St. Louis area – Barks 'N Books Reading Day at Purina Farms! This free book reading features USO comfort dogs and gives your kids the opportunity to read to them. Reservations are not necessary.

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Disney's 101 Dalmations Live on Stage

Join the evil Cruella De Vil and her two klutzy henchmen as they try to steal a litter of the cutest puppies ever to hit jolly old London Town. But not to worry, this fur-raising adventure ends happily with plenty of puppy power to spare! This production of Disney's 101 Dalmations is performed live on stage by STAGES St. Louis at the Robert G. Rein Theatre in Kirkwood, with special daytime performances perfect for little ones. 

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Circus Flora: The Caper in Aisle 6

Circus Flora, St. Louis' original one-ring circus, is now in its 33rd season! This beloved show is an unbelievable mix of excitement, charm, daring, and comedy, all under an intimate Big Top setting. See mesmerizing circus acts, storytellers and performers in this year's show, The Caper in Aisle 6. Daytime and evening shows are on select nights through June 30 with special 10 a.m. performances for young children, a sensory-friendly performance and a special Peanut-Free Preview night for those with nut allergies. 

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