Can a gathering spot for what is almost certainly trouble somehow become a source of hope? In Seedfolks, compelling characters from diverse backgrounds explore the possibilities that spring from a vacant lot in a broken neighborhood in the middle of the city. Together, they plant seeds of hope and wait to see: will their dreams come true?
Storytime in the Commons is back for another season of fun character visits and outdoor storytimes. Presented by Nine PBS and the St. Louis Public Library, Storytime in the Commons offers joyful stories read aloud with the book's pages projected onto a big video screen.
Young artists and their families are invited to complete a fun art project and preview the latest artwork in the gallery.
Join the Missouri History Museum for a movin' and grovin' in-person Halloween party! Kids are encouraged to wear their costumes while they participate in candy-free trick or treating, Halloween-inspired spooktacular stretches and a monster mash dance bash, among other fun activities. Guests can craft their own creepy or quirky mask, and enjoy a suspenseful story time!
You know it's the holidays in St. Louis when the St. Louis Symphony performs its annual Holiday Celebration in a decked-out Powell Hall. This celebration is so big that Santa himself stops by for a visit!
Science gets spooky at the Saint Louis Science Center's Halloween Science Spooktacular! Get ready for science thrills at this no-cost, candy-free event packed with Halloween-themed festivities for the entire family.
Explore the St. Louis Zoo after dark at Boo at the Zoo. Bring your little ghouls and goblins to this non-scary celebration designed just for kids. Though this is not a trick-or-treating experience, costumes are encouraged.
Catch a movie or two at the Saint Louis Science Center's OMNIMAX Theater, where films are shown featuring the IMAX with Laser. This state-of-the-art theater provides the sharpest images, unmatched sound quality and 40% greater color range than traditional theaters. The five-story, 80-foot-diameter dome will fill your entire field of vision providing a truly immersive experience.
Your child is old enough to start kindergarten, but is he or she ready? Are you? At this special presentation, both you and your child will get a brief overview of what is expected before your child even enters the classroom. You'll also receive a free backpack and school supplies. Registration is required.
Read to a friendly therapy dog from DUO Dogs, Inc. After the story, the dog's handler will answer any questions kids have about therapy dogs, pet care and more. For ages 3-11. Registration is required for this free program.