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Metro Theater Company's Fall Family Festival

Celebrate 50 years of Metro Theater Company at the Fall Family Festival. Enjoy a full weekend of free theater, education and fun for families and young people. All are welcome at the Fall Family Festival, featuring multiple free performances each day of Metro Theater Company productions and a celebration of the creative spirit of the company's two co-founders Zaro Weil and Lynn Rubright. Plus, enjoy a scavenger hunt, arts and crafts, and other hands-on learning activities for young people of all ages. Food trucks will be on-site for al fresco dining, and other arts and education partners from across the region are participating. 

 

 

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Fright at the Museum

Step into a world of spine-tingling, spooky fun at City Museum's one-of-a-kind Halloween festival: Fright at the Museum. Prepare to be amazed as you embark on a journey through a realm of oddities and curiosities that will leave you and your family both thrilled and captivated. 

See special effects, the Theatre of the Odd, Circus Harmony performers (Saturdays and Sundays), multiple exhibits like the Mingo Monster Mash, Spinderella's Sac, Web Town, the Skeleton's Ball, and lots more. 

 

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Healthworks Haunt-ish House

Not ready for the big scares? Visit the Haunt-ish House at Healthworks Kids' Museum, which is designed to be perfect for Halloween lovers who want all the un-boo-lievable fun without the scary part.

 

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SLSO Family Concert: A Zoo Called Earth

Join the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra for an afternoon of fun for kids and families. Through Peter Schickele's A Zoo Called Earth you'll hear creatures ranging from fish and dinosaurs to kangaroos and elephants come to life from the perspective of an extraterrestrial tourist. 

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Open Gym at Miss Kelly's Gym
Friday, April 19, 2024
Saturday, April 20, 2024
Friday, April 26, 2024

Kids can work on existing gym skills, learn new skills or just play around during Open Gym at Miss Kelly's Gym. Reservations are not necessary.

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Wee Weekend at the Saint Louis Art Museum
Friday, April 19, 2024
Saturday, April 20, 2024
Friday, May 24, 2024

Preschoolers can learn, play, explore and grow at the Saint Louis Art Museum's Wee Weekend program for its youngest visitors. Join in on the adventure as your little one discovers new ways of interacting with art and each other. 

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Free Family Night at MADE for Kids
Friday, April 19, 2024
Friday, May 17, 2024
Friday, June 21, 2024

This 7,000 square-foot makerspace is designed for kids to play, explore create and collaborate. Visitors have a chance to "paint" on the digital easel, use a pottery wheel to create a clay creation, design for a 3D printer, launch air rockets, build robots and circuits and more!

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