free things to do with kids in St. Louis

Storytime Theater Presents: A Christmas Carol
Friday, December 13, 2019

Christmas Eve provides a backdrop to explore the arrival of four spirits sent from beyond to teach a miserly Scrooge about the interconnectedness of people and the importance of kindness, compassion, and community. This free performance is geared toward kids in grades kindergarten through grade 5.

 

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Family Sunday at the Saint Louis Art Museum
Sunday, November 24, 2019

Families are invited to the Saint Louis Art Museum every Sunday afternoon for free hands-on art activities with fun themes, special performances, engaging demonstrations and a lively, 30-minute family tour through the galleries. 

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Barks 'N Books Reading Day at Purina Farms

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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Family Fun Night: Explore Outer Space

Explore the cosmos with fun activities and experiences at Family Fun Night: Explore Outer Space at the St. Louis County Library. Members of the St. Louis Astronomical Society will join in for some out-of-this-world fun. Free for all ages. 

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Family Day Block Party

Join the Contemporary Art Museum, the Pulitzer Arts Foundation, and the Sheldon Concert Hall and Art Galleries for the free Family Day Block Party. This free event includes live performances and art activities for kids at each location in the Grand Center Arts District.

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Water Waddlers Indoor Drop-In Swim

Stop in and have some fun in the indoor pool at the Lodge of Des Peres with your little one at this drop-in swim time for kids up to age 6. No pre-registration is needed; Water Waddlers is open to residents and non-residents of Des Peres.

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Books and Butterflies
Thursday, November 21, 2019
Friday, November 22, 2019
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

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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Sounds with Seuss
Friday, November 22, 2019
Monday, December 2, 2019
Thursday, December 5, 2019

Sounds with Seuss is a playful romp through the wonderful world of sounds based on Dr. Seuss' Mr. Brown Can Moo, Can You? This free workshop is for ages 3-5.

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