St. Louis Family Events

Lewis and Clark Heritage Days

Lewis and Clark Heritage Days commemorates the 206th Anniversary of the Lewis & Clark Rendezvous in Historic St. Charles.

The festival includes an authentic reenactment of Lewis & Clark's encampment in 1804 prior to embarking on the exploration of the Louisiana Purchase, a grand parade, period music and Colonial Ball, children's games, weapons demonstrations, boat replicas, museum tours, a candlelight camp tour and more. 

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Free Family Day at Craft Alliance

Join the fun at Free Family Day: Cityscapes at Craft Alliance in the Delmar Loop. Designed for families with children ages 7 to 14, participants will take part in art activities inspired by the current exhibition: Small Buildings: Built, Unbuilt, Unbuildable.

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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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FIRST Robotics Competition

Watch the best robotics teams from around with world face off in a rock 'em, sock 'em competition with homemade robots. Teams compete for top honors in design excellence, competitive play and sportsmanship.

Events include the FIRST Robotics Competition, FIRST Tech Challenge World Championships and te FIRST LEGO League World Festival. Also featured is the Junior FIRST LEGO League World Festival Expo. 

All events are free and open to the public.

Competition times vary.  Events are held at the Edward Jones Dome, Union Station and America’s Center.

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Earth Day Open House at the Challenger Learning Center

Tour the Challenger Learning Center to celebrate Earth Day. Preview the newest simulated space mission at the center: Earth Odyssey, and take part in hands-on activities, like the new Wind Turbine Design Challenge workshop, then enjoy snacks, environmental activites and giveaways.

2 to 6 p.m. Free, but registration is requested.

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Chinese Games at The Magic House

With the help of the St. Louis Modern Chinese School and Chinese Culture and Education Services, the Magic House will host games and sports popular with children in China today. 

Kids can learn to spin a Diabolo, inspired by a Chinese yoyo, kick around a shuttlecock in a round of Chinese hacky sack, pick up a games of pink pong or skip a rubber band as they jump up, down and all around for a game of Chinese jump rope.

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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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