St. Louis Family Events

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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Storybook Safari at the Saint Louis Zoo

In celebration of "Drop Eveything and Read" month the Saint Louis Zoo invites children to an interactive Storybook Safari at the Children's Zoo. Kids can listen as a zookeeper reads an animal-themed book and then presents a live animal from the story. 

Children are also encouraged to bring their favorite book and read aloud to the animals, including pygmy goats, alpacas, meerkats, fennec foxes, rabbits, guinea pigs and more.

9 to 10 a.m. at the Saint Louis Zoo.

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City Schools 101: Discover Your Options

Parents and soon-to-be parents are invited to attend this free informational event about education options in the city of St. Louis. You'll hear from representatives of public, magnet, charter, private and parochial schools concerning enrollment and more.

Schools represented include:

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Flying 4 Kids Kite Fly

Enjoy a fun morning of kite flying and watch the Gateway Kite Club perform with stunt kites at this free event. The first 50 participants will receive a free goodie bag, and eveyone will get to decorate their own kite.

9 a.m. to noon at Joe Glik Park in Edwardsville.

More information: cityofedwardsville.com

 

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Firehouse Movie Night
Saturday, February 22, 2020
Saturday, March 21, 2020

Bring your family to enjoy a free movie at the Clayton Firehouse. Arrive early to explore the fire trucks and meet the firefighters.

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Emerson Family Saturdays at Craft Alliance
Saturday, February 22, 2020
Saturday, February 29, 2020
Saturday, March 7, 2020

At Emerson Family Saturdays at Craft Alliance, families create together in each of the Craft Alliance studios, exploring clay, fiber, metals and graphic arts. These free workshops are led my professional artists are for families with kids in kindergarten through grade 12. Registration is required. 

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