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African Film Festival Youth Matinee

Experience South Africa during the 10th annual Washington University African Film Festival Matinee. Films include The Case of the Disappearing Daddy, Kanyekanye, and Khumba.

In The Case of the Disappearing Daddy (4 minutes), little Amy turns the case over to super sleuth A. Stemmet when daddy goes missing during bath time.

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Edible Book Festival

Kids in kindergarten through grade 5 can come to the St. Louis Public Library to explore books about food and eat some book-inspired treats. Then they'll vote on their favorite. 

2 to 3 p.m. at the St. Louis Public Library - Central Library. Free.

More information: slpl.org

 

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The Egg Drop

The Egg Drop is a free event, open to the public, that features thousands of eggs dropped from a helicopter, bounce houses, food, games and more. 

Kids ages birth to 6th grade can participate in watching the thousands of eggs fall from the sky, then collect them.

The event begins at 10 a.m. with egg drops at 11 a.m. for ages birth through kindergarteners, and at 11:30 a.m. for 1st through 6th graders.

At Canaan Baptist Church.

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Hops Run 5K and Kids Bunny Run

Kids ages 4 to 12 can participate in the Kids Bunny Run, a part of the Lift for Life Gym's Hops Run 2015. There will be a 1/4 "bunny trail" just for kids with four silly themed challenge stations.

Bring your camera for photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny and Fred Bird!

At the completion of the Bunny Run, children will receive a complimentary breakfast item and a drink, plus prizes and medals for all participants. 

10:15 at the Lower Muny Parking Lot in Forest Park. Registration is $10 per child in advance and $15 on race day.

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Preschool Science Series

The Preschool Science Series at the Saint Louis Science Center is the perfect program for young, budding scientists! Preschool-age children and an adult caretaker will explore, investigate, hear stories, and do hands-on science together.

Each session features a different topic, so you'll want to attend often! 

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Sea Lion Shows at the Saint Louis Zoo

See the Zoo's California sea lions perform acrobatic and athletic feats, including Olympic-style dives on a high-diving platform, flipper walks, frisbee tosses and plenty of surprises. While on stage with the sea lions, the Zoo's trainers explain sea lion behavior and positive-reinforcement training, in addition to the need for conserving the sea lion's ocean habitat.

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Four Little Girls: Birmingham 1963
Sunday, October 20, 2019

Through story and song, the play shines a light on their dreams, their times with family and friends, and the trials and tribulations they faced as children living in a divided and segregationist city. A full chorus sets the tone with spirituals and anthems of the Civil Rights Movement such as "Amazing Grace," "Oh, Freedom," and "Woke Up This Morning." This production is a collaboration between The Black Rep and COCA.

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Not-So-Haunted House at The Magic House
Sunday, October 20, 2019

It's the Not-So-Haunted House that is oh-so-fun! Kids of all ages are invited to dress in their most "boo-tiful" Halloween costumes and have a ghoulishly good time trick-or-treating at The Magic House and getting autographs from their favorite storybook characters.

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