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Festival of Lights at Kiener Plaza
Saturday, November 23, 2019

Welcome the holiday season at Kiener Plaza with the lighting of the Salvation Army Tree of Lights, a festive fireworks finale, live entertainment, and ice skating at the Winterfest Ice Rink.

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Rise Up Festival Celebrates St. Louis with Family-Friendly Fun

On the national stage, St. Louis isn’t always seen in best light. You know, with Toyotas disappearing into sinkholes and movie stars tweeting photos of non-postcard worthy views from the comfort of their four-star hotel rooms. But those of us in the know love St. Louis for all of its envy-inducing traits – the free, world-renowned attractions for families, its thriving arts scene, and its culturally-rich neighborhoods where mom-and-pop shops mingle with award-winning restaurants.

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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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Halloween Wild Walk
Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Dress up your kids in their favorite costumes and go trick-or-treating at businesses in the Wildwood Town Center! In addition to lots of treats, trick-or-treaters will enjoy free hot dogs, a costume contest, and giveaways. Free. 

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