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.


Sensory Friendly Performance of Goldilocks

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!

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Peter Rabbit Tales presented by the St. Louis Family Theatre

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.

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Natural Egg Dying Workshop for Kids

Kids will learn how to use natural ingredients to dye Easter eggs at this workshop.

Kids can come in between 10 a.m. and noon and use natural egg dying kits to dye their own eggs, and while the dye is settling, they'll decorate some eggs that have already been dyed and share a tasty snack. Each child will learn with four colored eggs. 

Registration is recommended because there is a limit of 25 kids for this workshop. At Whole Foods Market Town and Country. To register call 636-527-1160.

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Spring is Near Nature Workshop

The cold winds of winter have almost blown over, but how do we know when Spring has arrived? Kids ages 3-7 can learn about the signs of spring in song, art and stories. 

After learning the signs, they'll take a short hike to see if they can spot them. 

10 a.m. to 11 a.m. At Columbia Botton Conservation Area. Free.

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Tennis Play Day

Join the Ballwin Parks & Rec Department for a free introductory course in tennis for kids. 

At Tennis Play Day, kids will learn basic tennis skills and take part in activities that introduce them to the rules of the game. Tennis Play Day is free for kids ages 3 and up and parents. Raquets will be limited so please bring one if you have one. 

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World Bird Sanctuary Dinner and Drive-Thru Safari Experience
Saturday, July 11, 2020
Saturday, July 25, 2020

Visit the World Bird Sanctuary for a fun drive-through safari experience from the safety of your car. Come see eagles, owls, hawks, falcons, and reptiles all from the luxury of your own vehicle. World Bird Sanctuary's dinner and drive through lets you experiene the birds without dealing with the summer heat.


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Science @ Home with the Saint Louis Science Center

The Science Louis Science Center is continuing to ignite and sustain lifelong science and technology learning through its online Science @ Home series! Visit the Science Center's web site or social media channels for DIY science experiments that can be done at home, Amazing Science Demonstrations from the Science Center's Energy Stage team, connections to local scientists, astronomy updates from the McDonnell Planetarium, live chats and more. Content is designed for all ages. 

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Wildwood Outdoor/Drive-in Movie Night
Saturday, July 11, 2020

Bring the family for a fun movie night on the lawn or from your car at the B&B Wildwood 10 Theater. See Secret Life of Pets. For lawn seating, please bring bag chairs or blankets. Some parking will be allowed on the lawn. Attendees must maintain social distancing and wear a mask.



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