St. Louis Family Events

Safety Day with the Metro West Fire Fighters
Sunday, October 6, 2019

There will be lots of fun activities for all ages at the annual Safety Day with the Metro West Fire Fighters. Kids will enjoy free pumpkins, balloon artists, a kids' creation station, Jake the Metro West official mascot, K-9 demonstrations and lots more.

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St. Louis County Library's Little Readers Festival
Saturday, September 28, 2019

Celebrate reading at the Little Readers Festival. This free event features a variety of activities and performances, and kids ages 5 and under will receive two free books and a shaved ice. Activities will be provided by Ready Readers, the Animal Protective Association, St. Louis Cardinals, Nine Network, Ladue Fire and Police Departments, We Stories, Read From the Start and others. Guests will also enjoy performances by Mr. Stinky Feet and story times with Llama Llama.

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Kindergarten Prep
Saturday, October 5, 2019
Saturday, October 26, 2019
Monday, October 28, 2019

Your child is old enough to start kindergarten, but is he or she ready? Are you? At this special presentation, both you and your child will get a brief overview of what is expected before your child even enters the classroom. You'll also receive a free backpack and school supplies. Registration is required.

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Canine Games at Purina Farms
Sunday, October 13, 2019

Have fun with your family pet at the St. Louis Canine Games! The Canine Games offers all dogs the opportunity to participate in fun activities, test their aptitude for canine sports and most importantly, spend quality time with their families. 

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Public Missions at the Challenger Learning Center
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Saturday, September 28, 2019
Saturday, October 5, 2019

You and your kids can learn about space, science, the solar system and lots more in a fun, hands-on way during Public Missions at the Challenger Learning Center. Simulated Space missions are geared for families with kids ages 6 and up, and some for families with kids ages 11 and up.

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Applefest at Eckert Farms
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Sunday, September 22, 2019
Saturday, September 28, 2019

Wagon rides, live entertainment, great festival foods, a petting zoo and much more make this an apple pickin' good time for the whole family. There will be pony rides, a children's carnival, opportunities to feed goats and other farm animals, caramel apples, funnel cakes and more. 

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Fox Park Fall Festival
Saturday, September 21, 2019

Kids can enjoy bubble fun from The Magic House, the St. Louis Police Department Operation Polar Cops ice cream truck, face painting, games, and explore the St. Louis Fire Department fire truck. There will be 300 free lunches provided for children 12 and under.

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