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Family Contra Dance

The  Waldorf School of St. Louis has partnered with Childgrove Dancers to host Family Contra Dances, a communal style of folk dancing that is fun and easy to learn. No experience is necessary.

Children and adults engage in simple movements which encourage concentration, coordination and sequencing, all while having fun. This is a time-honored American pastime combining movement and social connection with beautiful live music. Best for families with children ages 6 and up. All are welcome.

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Free Mommy and Me Spanish Class

Bring your toddler or preschool-age little ones to Whole Foods Market for this free Mommy and Me Spanish class with Montesorri Bilingual Academy. You'll enjoy songs, stories, games and a snack. 

Taught by Veronica Greene of the Montessori Bilingual Academy. The class will be held in the Kids Club Play Area.

Free, reservations are not required. 10 a.m. to 10:40 a.m. at Whole Foods Market in Town and Country.

More information: wholefoodsmarket.com

 

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Fitness Fun Friday at The Magic House

Bring your family to The Magic House for Fitness Fun Fridays where kids can stretch their muscles and their minds. Visitors wear pedometers and find out just how much they move while playing throughout the museum. Each month features a different theme and fitness experience.

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The Wonderful World of Worms

Bring your little ones to Rockwoods Reservation to explore the underground world of earthworms. Be prepared to get messy, because they'll dig in the soil and touch living worms!

11 a.m. to noon. Free, but reservations are required.

More information: mdc.mo.gov

 

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Animal Babies at Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center


This is a good time of year to celebrate furry little animal babies. Aren’t they cute? They wake up, dash around, leap and jump, play hard with each other, and then cuddle up and fall asleep again. While their parents feed, protect and teach them, the babies are learning about the world around them.

Bring your kids, age 3 and up, to celebrate animal babies, and make a furry little animal to take home.

9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Free. At Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center.

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Easter Egg Hunt at Watson Trail Park
Sunday, April 21, 2019

The annual City of Sunset Hills Easter Egg Hunt will be held Sunday, April 21 and is open to kids up to age 10. Children will be divided into three age groups: 1-3; 4-6; and 7-10. Some eggs contain prizes so be sure to check inside!

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Family Sunday at the Saint Louis Art Museum
Sunday, April 21, 2019

Families are invited to the Saint Louis Art Museum every Sunday afternoon for free hands-on art activities with fun themes, special performances, engaging demonstrations and a lively, 30-minute family tour through the galleries. 

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