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Barks 'N Books Reading Day at Purina Farms
Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Visit the newest interactive reading experience for kids in the St. Louis area – Barks 'N Books Reading Day at Purina Farms! This free book reading features USO comfort dogs and gives your kids the opportunity to read to them. Reservations are not necessary.

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Science of Circus
Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Kids can observe gravity's constant acceleration through bowling ball juggling, gyroscope stability through plate spinning, centripetal force with cowboy lariats and much more at this free Science of Circus workshop presented by Circus Kaput. 

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Books and Butterflies

Experience this storytelling adventure at The Butterfly House. Your little ones will enjoy fun storytime readings with some very special guests. Books and Butterflies is included with Butterfly House admission.

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Gateway Region YMCA Book Fair

More than 1 million new and quality used books, CDs, magazines and records will be available at the 40th Annual Gateway Region YMCA Book Fair Aug. 17-21. Proceeds from the fair benefit Y Community Literacy programs.

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St. Peters Halloween Carnival
Saturday, October 19, 2019

Spend the evening enjoying a safe, free, indoor Halloween celebration for the whole family, including dinner, games, trick-or-treating and a hayride. Pre-registration is required.

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Howl-O-Ween Fest at Purina Farms
Saturday, October 19, 2019
Sunday, October 20, 2019
Friday, October 25, 2019

Bring your kids and your dog to Purina Farms for some dog-gone fall fun at the Howl-O-Ween Fest! You'll enjoy a costume party, fun carnival games, music, face painting, storytelling, circus and magic shows, amazing canine performances, pony rides, inflatables, and more. Wear your favorite costumes for the costume paw-ty! Reservations are NOT required. 

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Halloween Treat Street
Saturday, October 19, 2019

Children 12 and under can participate in trick or treating, pumpkin decorating, face painting, a Halloween photo op, a costume contest and more.

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Four Little Girls: Birmingham 1963
Saturday, October 19, 2019
Sunday, October 20, 2019

Through story and song, the play shines a light on their dreams, their times with family and friends, and the trials and tribulations they faced as children living in a divided and segregationist city. A full chorus sets the tone with spirituals and anthems of the Civil Rights Movement such as "Amazing Grace," "Oh, Freedom," and "Woke Up This Morning." This production is a collaboration between The Black Rep and COCA.

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