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The Lantern Festival is a yearly tradition in China, culminating in the Chinese New Year Celebration. With the help of the St. Louis Modern Chinese School and the Chinese Culture and Education Services, the magic of the Lantern Festival is coming to The Magic House.
Cheer Legendz presents its annual Legendary Talent Show on March 7. This popular event features singers, musicians, dancers, magicians, comedians and various other performers.
Entrants are welcome to register in advance to perform. There is a $20 fee per performance. Acts must be 3 minutes of less and be suitable for family audiences. All ages are welcome and the competition is open to all.
Admission to the show is $5 at the door (cash only). At Cheer Legendz in the Chesterfield Valley.
Preschoolers can celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss at this party designed just for the little ones. There will be Dr. Seuss crafts and activities, reading and a snack. For ages 3-5.
Cost is $10 per child. Adults are free. Pre-registration is required.
10 to 11:30 a.m. More information and registration: fentonmo.org
Author Carol Swartout Klein will be autographing and selling the paperback of her book Painting for Peace in Ferguson.
The 48-page children’s book will be available for $15.95.
Parents are invited to this free presentation and discussion on backpack safety and general health. Dr. Krystal Rupp, a chiropractic physician, will discuss appropriate weight and placement of backpacks, how to adjust straps correctly, stretching techniques for children, and offer nutrition suggestions.
6:30 p.m. at The Magic House. Registration is required.
More information: magichouse.org
The Magic House is hosting a special Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash!
Visitors to The Magic House will enjoy special story times featuring their favorite Dr. Seuss books, make their own Dr. Seuss hat and other crafts and shake paws with the Cat in the Hat himself.
Children 11 and under who bring in a new Dr. Seuss book ($5 minimum value) to be donated to a child in need will receive free museum admission during the Dr. Seuss weekend event.
For those of you who just aren't morning people, Eckerts is offering Breakfast with Santa at Dinnertime. It's exactly like Breakfast with Santa, but at dinnertime. Children can tell Santa their Christmas wishes, and Santa will have a special gift for each child.
Bring your kids and your camera to take photos with Santa at the historic and festive Kirkwood Train Station in downtown Kirkwood. On Dec. 12 there will be a special visit from live reindeer too! Free. Early arrival is recommended.