Runners and walkers of all ages and abilities are welcome to participate in the annual GO! St. Louis Halloween 10K, Half Marathon and 1-Mile Fun Run. Dress up and compete in the costume contest for prizes and pumpkin pies. The event also features a 1-Mile Fun Run popular with families.
Join a discussion of the musculoskeletal system offered by the Athletic Training Education program of Saint Louis University's College of Health Science. You'll learn about proper warm-up, stretching and conditioning techniques, along with common sports injuries and how to avoid them. At the Saint Louis Science Center.
10 a.m. to noon. $12 for Science Center members per person; $14 for non-members. Recommended for kids 5th grade and older and families. Reservations required.
More information: slsc.org
The Fox Performing Arts Charitable Foundation presents the finals of the St. Louis Teen Talent Competition, a competition that showcases the talent of local high school students and fosters emerging talent.
Students in the finals vie for college scholarships, special awards, gift certificates and public appearance opportunities. First prize is a $7,000 college scholarship underwritten by Ameren, Missouri.
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.
This is a good time of year to celebrate furry little animal babies. Aren’t they cute? They wake up, dash around, leap and jump, play hard with each other, and then cuddle up and fall asleep again. While their parents feed, protect and teach them, the babies are learning about the world around them.
Bring your kids, age 3 and up, to celebrate animal babies, and make a furry little animal to take home.
9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Free. At Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center.
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.
Visit the James S. McDonnell Planetarium in Forest Park and see a star show to experience the largest artificial sky in the Western Hemisphere. Star shows are lead LIVE by one of the Planetarium's educators, creating a new and tailored experience for every audience.
The Magic House is offering the opportunity to enjoy private playtime in a special exhibit area of The Magic House or MADE for Kids before opening to the public! You choose the location and up to 10 family members or friends to enjoy your private morning. Stay and play after in the rest of the museum. Reservations must be made in advance.
Young visitors and their families are invited to the Energy Stage to enjoy interactive read-alouds of science-themed picture books. Story times are followed by a short demonstration or discussion connected to the book's main concepts.
Make a special visit to The Magic House and enjoy a sneak peek of Dinosaur Train: The Traveling Exhibit while it's under construction! Plus, you'll get to meet Buddy, the star of Dinosaur Train in a private meet and greet.
Plan your visit to Snow Town, an outdoor adventure at The Magic House complete with a Snowball Carnival, featuring whimsical winter outdoor games, a variety of snowball-themed carnival booths, snowball putt putt and lots more! This completely outdoor experience is SNOW much fun!