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Nutcracker Ballet Party

Are your sugar plums ready for the Nutcracker Ballet Party? Reserve your child's spot at Play Street Museum's Nutcracker Ballet Party, where kids will listen to a story, decorate a wooden nutcracker figure and enjoy a special performance by a little ballerina!

 

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Home Alone in Concert

Home Alone in Concert from the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra is back by popular demand! The 1990s classic Home Alone is the highest-grossing holiday film of all time, and the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra performs the John Williams score live.

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The Great Pumpkin Glow in Downtown Maplewood

Kids can trick or treat, and families can enjoy festive Halloween music, a pumpkin carving contest and more at the Great Pumpkin Glow in downtown Maplewood. The streets in downtown Maplewood will be glowing with luminaries and pumpkins, and businesses will be decked out for the season. 

 

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Boo at the Zoo

Families of all ages can enjoy festive decorations, entertainers, special food and drink menus and more at the Saint Louis Zoo's nighttime, non-scary Halloween experience Boo at the Zoo! Boo at the Zoo is a long-time St. Louis family favorite, with fun. spellbinding decorations for great photo opportunities, spooktacular entertainment as actors bring the decorated areas to life, interaction with the animals, fun at the 4-D Theater, & the Conservation Carousel and much more.

 

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Gabby's Dollhouse 'Gabby on the Go' Tour Meet & Greet

Is your Gabby's Dollhouse superfan ready for an adventure? Meet Gabby on the Dreamworks Animation Gabby's Dollhouse Gabby on the Go Tour when it stops in Maplewood. Come and pick up your child's very own Official "Pawsport" and make your way through five different stops as you dive into hands-on activities at this free event.

 

 

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St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Sets the Stage for Family-Friendly Shows All Season Long

This season, the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra (SLSO) will once again hit the stage for its popular Family Concert series. Featuring three captivating performances, the series ensures orchestral concerts are accessible for families and thrilling for their kiddos, whether they’re regular concert-goers or experiencing the magic of SLSO for the first time. Add to the series SLSO family movie nights and digital concerts, and it’s an action-packed season for every music lover.

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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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Family Bingo Night
Friday, February 23, 2024
Friday, March 22, 2024

Get your family together and play some themed bingo! Bring your own food and drinks. Light refreshments will be provided. Prizes will be awarded to bingo winners.

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Music & Movement

Explore songs, finger plays, music and more during this Music & Movement class for ages 2-6. Some sessions are held in person at various branches of the St. Louis County Library. Some sessions are virtual. 

 

 

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