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National Junior Ranger Day at the Old Courthouse

Come to the Old Courthouse for Junior Ranger Day and Night Explorer Workshop conducted by a sky ranger with the National Park Service. Kids can earn a special, limited-edition Junior Ranger badge commemorating the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service by completing a craft project relating to American pioneers, Plains Indians, Colonial St. Louis or Lewis & Clark. This special badge workshop will be held between at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

A special Junior Ranger Night Explorer Workshop, where kids can earn a Night Explorer Badge, will be held at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

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Play & Ride at the St. Louis Carousel in Faust Park

Enjoy a fun play time at the Carousel in Faust Park. Kids ages 5 and under, along with a parent or caregiver, can enjoy the play room and rides on the carousel between 10 a.m. and noon. Play & Ride dates are subject to change, so please check the full listing before you plan to go.

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Safe Kids Day Festival

Visit the West County Safety House during the Safe Kids Day Festival for free bike fittings (and helmets while supplies last) and let your kids take ride to Safety Town. 

The festival also includes free food, games and prizes, and a raffle of dinner with the West County EMS and Fire crew. 

1 to 4 p.m. at the West County Fire House. For more information, visit the Safety House Facebook page.

 

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Family Movie Night: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Catch a free showing of the blockbuster Star Wars: The Force Awakens at Family Movie Night at the West County Family YMCA.

Three decades after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, a new threat arises. The first order attempts to rule the galaxy and only a ragtag group of heroes can stop them with the help of the resistance. Enjoy this free showing of Star Wars: The Force Awakens at the West County Family YMCA in Chesterfield on Friday, April 8.

Admission is free, popcorn will be available for $1. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the movie begins at 7.

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Camp Manitowa Open House

Spring is here. Summer is coming! Meet with the directors of Camp Manitowa and learn what makes this sleep-away camp, on the banks of three lakes, a fantastic experience for kids and families. 

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Breakfast with the Very Hungry Caterpillar

Take your kids to The Butterfly House to have brunch with The Very Hungry Caterpillar! Guests will meet live caterpillars and butterflies, listen to readings of Eric Carle's The Very Hungry Caterpillar book, and explore the interactive Bug Stations.

This special day will be captured with a souvenir photo with The Very Hungry Caterpillar himself!

Reservations are required and space is limited.

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Kids Night Out at Third Degree Glass Factory

Third Fridays at Third Degree Glass Factory are always family friendly, but in April, it's all about kids! It will be a party not to miss with make-your-own art projects, Pi pizza and a sing-along dance party.

Kids can hang out with the creative crew from Artscope St. Louis and create their own unique drawings. The hot glass and flameworking demo artists will help transform kids' creations into works of 3D glass art! There will also be plenty of Pi pizza to enjoy, and awesome fire spinning by St. Louis Fire Technicians. 

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Splash & Play at the Chesterfield Family Aquatic Center
Monday, June 24, 2024
Wednesday, June 26, 2024
Monday, July 1, 2024

Kids ages 0-5 can splash and play in the leisure pool at the Chesterfield Family Aquatic Center during Splash & Play sessions. Splash & Play is held every Monday and Wednesday in the summer through August 7. Older children, ages 6-1, are welcome when they are accompanied by an adult and a child age 0-5.

 

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