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.

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Feast in the Park at Laumeier Sculpture Park

Food trucks are as hot as ever in St. Louis, and now you can enjoy a food truck event at the beautiful Laumeier Sculpture Park!

From 5 to 8 p.m., food trucks will gather at Laumeier Sculpture Park to bring you a variety of great eats there will also be live music from local bands. Sponsored by Feast magazine and St. Louis County Parks. 

More information: laumeiersculpturepark.org

 

 

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Honk

Join the TripleThreats of STAGES Performing Arts Academy in Chesterfield for their production of Honk, a musical based on Hans Christian Andersen's The Ugly Duckling.

Saturday, May 9 at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, May 10 at 3:30 and 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $7 per person for general admission seating.

At STAGES Performing Arts Academy in Chesterfield.

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Grand Opening Celebration at Learn Thru Play

Stop in to the Grand Opening celebration at Learn Thru Play for lots of fun kids' activities and a chance to learn more about Learn Thru Play's hourly, drop-in child care services.

Children will enjoy face painting, balloon animals, a petting zoo, sno-cones, popcorn and free books from the Van Go bookmobile. The first 50 children in attendance will also receive a free giveaway. 

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Parents Day Out at Learn Thru Play

Enjoy a day out while your kids are having fun at Learn Thru Play, the hourly drop-in child care center. During Parents Day Out, you'll enjoy reduced rates ($5/hour per child; $3/hour per additional sibling), while your kids have fun with other kids playing games, doing projects and eating pizza. Kids can also bring their own meal(s). For ages 2-12.

Hours are 10 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Pizza is served at 5:30 p.m.

Reservations are required.

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Safety Town Open House Registration Night

Safety Town is a nationally recognized preschool safety program that teaches 4, 5, and 6-year-olds about a wide variety of safety issues, including bicycle safey, water safety, school bus safety and stranger danger. The program includes classroom activities as well as outside, hands-on activities in the miniature Safety Town city.

The program is hosted and staffed by the Chesterfield Police Department in cooperation with the Chesterfield Rotary, Chesterfield Kiwanis and the Parkway School District. The program is conducted for six, two-week sessions during the summer months.

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Internet Safety and Cyberbullying: A Presentation for Parents

The Rockwood Parent Series continues on April 14 with a free presentation on Internet Safety and Cyberbullying. Parents will learn what they can do to prevent cyberbullying and what to do when it happens, as well as precautions to take to keep their kids safe on the internet. The speaker is Tom Durkin, public education director for the Missouri Attorney General's office.

Free. 7 to 8 p.m. at Rockwood South Middle School.

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Animal Safety Class for Kids

Kids ages 4-14 will learn the proper way to greet dogs and cats to avoid bites and scratches. There will even be a dog at the class to allow the kids to practice. Presented by the APA of Missouri.

Classes are free and will be held at the following times and locations of the St. Louis County Library:

Monday, April 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the Oak Bend Branch.

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Prince and Princesses at the Park
Friday, July 10, 2020

Here ye, here ye! Bring your little princes and princesses to a royal afternoon at Memorial Park in Brentwood. Come dressed in your favorite royal outfits for an afternoon of fun at the park, including crafts, games and a special visit from a real princess! 

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Storytelling in the Museum from the Missouri History Museum
Friday, July 10, 2020
Friday, July 17, 2020
Friday, July 24, 2020

Storytelling in the Museum is now offered virtually on Zoom from the Missouri History Museum! Tune in every Friday at 10:30 a.m. for engaging stories with themes like Believe Project Storytelling with Black Authors of Children's Literature, Make Music, Trip to the Zoom, I Scream for Ice Cream, Let's Dance and Hello Beach.

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Science @ Home with the Saint Louis Science Center
Thursday, July 9, 2020

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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Open Gym at Miss Kelly's Gym
Thursday, July 9, 2020
Friday, July 10, 2020
Thursday, July 16, 2020

Kids can work on existing gym skills, learn new skills or just play around during Open Gym at Miss Kelly's Gym. Space is limited to 10 kids per session. Reservations are strongly encouraged.

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