Some St. Louis family attractions are re-opening with limited capacity and enhanced safety protocols for visitors and staff. Read more about family attraction re-openings and safety guidelines here. We invite our readers to enjoy virtual events and socially distanced events highlighted in our Things To Do calendar. Public health experts recommend that when you do go out, follow public health guidelines: wear masks (now required in St. Louis City and County), practice social distancing and wash your hands frequently. To learn why social distancing is important and effective in lessening the spread of COVID-19, hear from Dr. Alexis Elward, Chief Medical Officer at St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

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Owl Prowl at Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center

Step into the nocturnal world of owls at the Owl Prowl at Powder Valley. Discover what owls eat and the unique adaptations that owls possess for life at night.

You'll also learn about the different species of owls that frequent Missouri and what makes them special. Explore the night forest as you search for these amazing creatures during an evening of owling. Please dress for the weather.

Free. For families with kids ages 7 and up. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. At Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center.

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Marvel Universe Live

Marvel fans assemble! Marvel Universe LIVE is taking the live entertainment experience to a whole new level with a mind-blowing show unlike anything you've seen before. Watch your favorite Marvel superheroes, including Spider-Man, The Avengers, Iron Man, Hulk and others, along with threatening villians, come to life in an action-packed arena extravaganza.

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The Science of Happiness

What makes people happy and how can we increase happiness in our lives? Our society sends us many messages about what should make us happy, but what does research suggest about the validity of these messages?

It turns out there may be a simple path to leading the good life. Psychologist and lecturer Dr. Timothy Bono discusses the scientific study of happiness and strategies for life satisfaction based on research in Positive Psychology.

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The Music of John Williams

Go on a heart-pounding adventure through the magical scores of John Williams with the St. Louis Symphony. Generations, young and old, will be captivated by the program exploring the depths of our imaginations and the far reaches of outer space. 

Bring your family to hear the famous scores from Star Wars before the release of Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens, as well as other selections from Harry Potter, Jurasic Park, the holiday classic Home Alone and more!

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Back to the Future

Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the 80s pop classic Back to the Future on the big screen with the St. Louis Symphony performing the score live at Powell Hall. Arrive early to take photos with Marty McFly and a DeLorean!

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The Science of Ripley's Believe It or Not

Go places you've never imagined and explore the real science behind the unbelievable with The Science of Ripley's Believe It or Not! An extraordinary collection of intriguing objects and astonishing artifacts from Ripley's Believe It or Not awaits you. 

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Free Music Workshop at the School of Rock

The School of Rock is offering free music workshops for kids and teens at its location in Ballwin. The school has teamed up with the St. Louis Blues Society to offer four free blues workshops with local musicians, covering harmonica, bass, drums and guitar.

Scheduled workshops are:

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Explore Purina Farms: Fur Friday

Purina Farms is bringing the best of the farm to your home every week! You can virtually explore Purina Farms through videos featuring the animals, dog trainers and others who work there, as well as the pets who work and play at Purina Farms every day. Each day of the week features videos on a variety of topics including animal connections, training tips and responsible pet care advice for kids. 

 

 

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Storytelling in the Museum from the Missouri History Museum
Friday, July 10, 2020
Friday, July 17, 2020
Friday, July 24, 2020

Storytelling in the Museum is now offered virtually on Zoom from the Missouri History Museum! Tune in every Friday at 10:30 a.m. for engaging stories with themes like Believe Project Storytelling with Black Authors of Children's Literature, Make Music, Trip to the Zoom, I Scream for Ice Cream, Let's Dance and Hello Beach.

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Magic At Home with The Magic House

The Magic House is bringing innovative, hands-on learning to you at home with its #MagicAtHome series of interactive, instructional online presentations. The Magic At Home series of activities includes lots of fun projects that you can make at home with common materials. The easy-to-follow directions mean your kids can make paper sculpture, do shaving cream marble painting, create make-your-own flowers, go "fishin," make TP roll animals, make salad spin art and more.

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Open Gym at Miss Kelly's Gym
Friday, July 10, 2020
Thursday, July 16, 2020

Kids can work on existing gym skills, learn new skills or just play around during Open Gym at Miss Kelly's Gym. Space is limited to 10 kids per session. Reservations are strongly encouraged.

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