Puppets Workshop at The Magic House

Give a hand to puppeteer Daniel Romano and his Blaque Berry Puppets as he brings his puppets to life during workshops and performances at The Magic House.

Romano is a puppeteer, storyteller, teacher and folklorist. His Blaque Berry Puppet Theater performs original stories as well as African, Irish and frontier tales at schools, libraries, fairs and festivals across the St. Louis region. Romano is on the artists' roster for Springboard, a St. Louis-based art education agency.

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Family Dreams Series Parent Cafe

The LUME Institute invites parents with children from birth through age 8 to a series of free parent workshops focusing on developing parenting skills and learning about child development.

The Parent Cafe sessions are opportunities to build relationships with other parents and hear from child development experts on the following topics:

Jan. 14: A Vision for Me

Feb. 11: Building Our Families

March 10: Empowering Community

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And in This Corner . . . Cassius Clay

Before he became "The Greatest," Muhammad Ali was just a boy named Cassius Clay growing up in Jim Crow Louisville, Kentucky. In a rage over a stolen bicycle, 12-year-old Cassius meets the white cop who will be his first boxing coach on his way to Olympic glory. This play, presented by Metro Theater Company and performed at the Missouri History Museum, is a true story of courage, conscience and community. 

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Beethoven's New Groove

Learn about the beats in music and how different rhythms create different music styles with classical favorites. Hear your favorites, such as Tchaikovsky's Waltz from Sleeping Beauty, Grieg's In the Hall of the Mountain King, selections from beethoven's Fifth and Ninth symphonies and more.

3 p.m. at Powell Hall. Part of the 2015-2016 series of Family Concerts by the St. Louis Symphony. 

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The Zany World of Dr. Seuss

Explore the inventive world of Dr. Seuss as only the St. Louis Symphony can! Use your imagination as the orchestra takes your ears on a wondrous adventure through the beloved stories of Dr. Seuss, featuring guests artists. With a merry romp written for each story, this is a concert to be loved by Seuss fans of all ages. Tickets start at just $8.

3 p.m. at Powell Hall. Part of the 2015-2016 series of Family Concerts by the St. Louis Symphony. 

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Once Upon a Tea Party

Little ladies and their mothers are invited to attend an afternoon of fun at Once Upon a Tea Party. Each young lady is asked to dress up as her favorite princess or wear their favorite dress.

You'll enjoy a special visit from your favorite princesses, story time, tea, and you'll make a craft. Cost is $10 for residents of Fenton and members of Riverchase, and $12 for the general public. At Riverchase in Fenton.

1-2:30 p.m. for 

More information: or call 636-343-0067.



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Frozen in February Dinner Dance

Girls can ask their favorite Valentine guy (dad, grandfather, uncle, etc.) to this enchanted evening at The Lodge of Des Peres. Couples will enjoy a special dinner, dancing, a photo opportunity and party favors.

Elsa and Anna from Frozen will be special guests and will entertain and pose for pictures with guests. Don't miss this very enchanted evening!

For ages 3-10. 5:30 to 8 p.m. More information and to register:


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Greater St. Louis Hispanic Festival
Friday, September 20, 2019
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Sunday, September 22, 2019

Enjoy authentic food, live Salsa bands, dancing, the Los Niños Children's Pavilion with piñatas, a petting zoo, Dora and Diego and more at the area’s largest Hispanic festival. 

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