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U.S. Bank Wild Lights at the Saint Louis Zoo
Friday, November 29, 2019
Saturday, November 30, 2019
Sunday, December 1, 2019

U.S. Bank Wild Lights at the Saint Louis Zoo is back for another beautifully lit season. Your family can stroll through the Zoo grounds surrounded by a million lights! Visitors will see animated light displays, enjoy fireside stories, campfire s'mores, fun photo opportunities, the Conservation Carousel, the 4-D Theater featuring Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, and lots more in this enchanting holiday wonderland. Parking is free.

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Preschool Science at the Saint Louis Science Center
Monday, November 25, 2019
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Monday, December 2, 2019

Engage your young scientist in science-related learning at the Saint Louis Science Center's Preschool Science Series. Through interactive stories and hands-on exploration, children learn about science, as well as language, problem-solving and social skills.

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School's Out Camp Create
Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Friday, December 20, 2019

School's Out Camp Create offers families a fun, creative and enriching option when school is out of session. Single-day camps are led by Artscope's professional teaching artists. Extended care is available until 6 p.m.

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Brunch with Santa & Fredbird
Sunday, December 8, 2019

The biggest brunch of the season features Santa and Fredbird of the St. Louis Cardinals! The menu covers all the bases, and families get to take home photos of their kids with Santa and Fredbird. Additional activities for kids include a face painter, balloon artist, and letters to Santa. 

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Winter Celebrations at the Saint Louis Art Museum
Saturday, December 14, 2019
Sunday, December 15, 2019

Celebrate the season at the Saint Louis Art Museum with free performances and art activities inspired by traditions from around the world. Winter Celebrations includes music and dance performances from community organizations representing diverse global cultures, art activities for your little ones and much more during this two-day festival.

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It's a Wonderful Life from Metro Theater Company
Friday, November 22, 2019
Saturday, November 23, 2019
Sunday, November 24, 2019

This version of It's A Wonderful Life has a clever twist: the story is staged as a play within a play. More specifically, a 1940s live radio broadcast within a play. Complete with microphones, live sound effects by a Foley artist, 1940s period costumes and a diverse company of characters, the adaptation charmingly tells the story of George Bailey and the town of Bedford Falls and brilliantly touches on all the fascinating character backstories. The play also illuminates the powerful, life-affirming message that one life can change the whole fabric of a community. The show, recommended for ages 8 and up, is 50 minutes long, followed by 10 minutes of Q&A between the cast and audience.

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Water Waddlers Indoor Drop-In Swim

Stop in and have some fun in the indoor pool at the Lodge of Des Peres with your little one at this drop-in swim time for kids up to age 6. No pre-registration is needed; Water Waddlers is open to residents and non-residents of Des Peres.

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Sounds with Seuss
Friday, November 22, 2019
Monday, December 2, 2019
Thursday, December 5, 2019

Sounds with Seuss is a playful romp through the wonderful world of sounds based on Dr. Seuss' Mr. Brown Can Moo, Can You? This free workshop is for ages 3-5.

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Books and Butterflies
Friday, November 22, 2019
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Experience this storytelling adventure at The Butterfly House. Your little ones will enjoy fun storytime readings with some very special guests. Books and Butterflies is included with Butterfly House admission.

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