Many St. Louis family attractions have re-opened with limited capacity and enhanced safety protocols for visitors and staff. Read more about family attraction re-openings and safety guidelines here. We invite our readers to enjoy virtual events and socially distanced events highlighted in our Things To Do calendar. Public health experts recommend that when you go out, follow public health guidelines: wear masks (required in St. Louis City and County), practice social distancing and wash your hands frequently. To learn why social distancing is important and effective in lessening the spread of COVID-19, hear from Dr. Alexis Elward, Chief Medical Officer at St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

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Santa in Pajamas at Play Street Museum

Kids can wear their pajamas for this very special visit with Santa at Play Street Museum! Santa will be in his pajamas too! Santa will read The Night Before Christmas, and there will be treats for everyone. There will be lots of opportunities for photos with Santa, and kids will also enjoy crafts and playtime in the museum. Each child will receive a special Melissa & Doug sticker book from Santa at the end of the event. 

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Free Family Night at The Magic House @ MADE

Located in the Central West End, this 7,000 square-foot makerspace is designed for kids ages 4-14 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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Indoor Open Play Date at Purina Farms

Visit Purina Farms for an indoor Open Play Date for kids up to age 8. Families will have the chance to play and participate in activities associated with Purina Farms' new Indoor Winter Birthday Parties. There will be separate play areas for ages 5 and under and ages 6-8. The fun include pony hops, pedal tractors, a kids' obstacle course, a small animal petting area with guinea pigs and rabbits, a sandbox with cedar pellets and bulldozers, costume play, and soccer. Cupcakes, pizza and drinks are included!

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Mother & Son Superhero Date Night

Moms, bring your favorite superhero to this date night at The Lodge Des Peres. Couples will enjoy a special dinner, dancing, inflatable obstacle pro-racer bounce house, photo opportunities and party favors. Advance registration is required. 

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City Museum on Air

Make art. Go on a guided tour, DIY a time capsule. Peek behind the scenes. Watch the Cassily Crew at work. Help inspect the slides. All from home! Every Monday through Friday the staff, crew, artists and historians at City Museum are going LIVE on Facebook to share stories, offer free art classes, and entertain kids and families in all the ways they know how (read: mischief, mayhem and making). 

 

 

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Science @ Home with the Saint Louis Science Center

The Science Louis Science Center is continuing to ignite and sustain lifelong science and technology learning through its online Science @ Home series! Visit the Science Center's web site or social media channels for DIY science experiments that can be done at home, Amazing Science Demonstrations from the Science Center's Energy Stage team, connections to local scientists, astronomy updates from the McDonnell Planetarium, live chats and more. Content is designed for all ages. 

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Open Gym at Miss Kelly's Gym
Thursday, August 13, 2020

Kids can work on existing gym skills, learn new skills or just play around during Open Gym at Miss Kelly's Gym. Space is limited to 10 kids per session. Reservations are strongly encouraged.

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