St. Louis Family Events

Backyard Bird Festival

The St. Louis Audubon Society hosts this festival that includes activities for kids, bird walks, information tables, and workshops about birds in our backyards.

Free. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Forest Park Visitor and Education Center.

More information: forestparkforever.org

 

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Storytelling at the Museum: Cowboys and Cowgirls

Little ones can saddle up and hear stories about the wild, wild west!

Storytelling at the Museum engages the youngest visitors and their families in historic objects and introduces them to a museum setting in a really fun way using traditional and contemporary story books. Children will also enjoy hands-on crafts and other activities.

 

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Storytelling at the Museum: Will You Be My Valentine?

Preschoolers will hear stories about this LOVEly holiday at this special storytime at the Missouri History Museum.

Storytelling at the Museum engages the youngest visitors and their families in historic objects and introduces them to a museum setting in a really fun way using traditional and contemporary story books. Children will also enjoy hands-on crafts and other activities.

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Backyard Maple Sugaring at Rockwoods Reservation

So you’ve got maple trees and you love maple syrup… join this program to learn how to develop your very own backyard maple syrup and maple sugar operation. You’ll learn to identify sugar maple trees, details of tree tapping, cooking methods and finishing your sap to syrup. Join the growing community of maple sugaring enthusiasts and gain experience in every step of the process by working with naturalists. Call 636-458-2236 for reservations. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free. At Rockwoods Reservation.

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Multicultural Family Fun Day

Explore the special exhibit The Missouri Immigrant Experience and enjoy a day of interactive learning about other places in the world. Families can listen to stories about people around the world, learn a few basic phrases in different languages, make traditional art, hear live music and go on a scavenger hunt.

All activities are free. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Missouri History Museum

More information: mohistory.org

 

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Halloween Nights at Grant's Farm

Get into the Halloween spirit with some spooky fun and celebrate with the animals at Grant's Farm. Enjoy Halloween-themed shows, a devilishly good DJ, spooky decorations and moonlit rides through Deer Park. Costumes are encouraged.

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Halloween Workshops at Yucandu Art Studio
Friday, October 18, 2019
Saturday, October 19, 2019
Friday, October 25, 2019

Kids in 1st through 5th grade can make a fun Halloween craft while enjoying popcorn and cider at Yucandu Art Studio's Halloween Workshops and Halloween Party. You can drop the kids off and enjoy a night out!

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Free Family Night at The Magic House @ MADE
Friday, October 18, 2019
Friday, November 15, 2019
Friday, December 20, 2019

Located in the Central West End, this 7,000 square-foot makerspace is designed for kids ages 4-14 to play, explore create and collaborate. Visitors have a chance to "paint" on the digital easel, use a pottery wheel to create a clay creation, design for a 3D printer, launch air rockets, build robots and circuits and more!

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Free Family Night at The Magic House
Friday, October 18, 2019
Friday, November 15, 2019
Friday, December 20, 2019

Some of the best things in life are free! The Magic House holds Emerson Free Family Nights every third Friday of the month from 5:30 pm to 8 pm.

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