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Bud, Not Buddy

Based on the internationally acclaimed novel, Bud, Not Buddy, this adventure follows 10-year-old Bud as he sets off on an epic journey to find his father who he believes is leading a traveling jazz band. Set in 1930s America, Bud's odyssey is filled with the joy of finding family and plenty of live jazz music. 

 

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Hans Brinker and the Silver Skates

In this timeless story, Hans and Gretel Brinker strive to provide for their family and prove their own worth by entering a local speedskating contest. First prize is a pair of gleaming silver skates! The story culminates with a spectacular St. Nicholas Day race on the stage of The Grandel Theatre. Hans Brinker and the Silver Skates celebrates generosity, helping others and is an exhilarating tale of courage and determination. Save 20% on tickets with our promo code.

 

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Metro Theater Company’s New Season Encourages Kids to Write Their Own Story

In our technology-infused world where video games, TV and smartphones are vying for your children’s interest, live theater grabs their attention and holds on tight. When the stories they’re told help them make tough choices, connect to others, and learn how to navigate this topsy-turvy world we live in, it adds an extra level of excitement to each performance. Starting Sept. 18, Metro Theater Company will launch its 45th season with three incredible plays to both entertain and inspire young theatergoers.

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The Gala Goes Family-Friendly with Metro Theater Company’s Toy Fest

With A PLAYful Celebration: Toy Fest, Metro Theater Company (MTC), which creates professional theater for kids, has put to rest snooze-fest fundraisers and created a gala straight out of our wildest imaginations. With Toy Fest, parents and kids alike can enjoy non-stop fun from dinner through dancing, and best of all, help support award-winning programs that treat kids to the best in children’s theater.

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Metro Theater's Newest Production Explores the Meaning of Love, the Importance of Family

When all of the holiday madness gets to be too much this December, take a breather by taking in a remarkable show with your favorite kiddos. Beginning Dec. 5, Metro Theater Company will present a new family favorite, The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane at the Missouri History Museum. Following the adventures of a toy rabbit who longs to return to the little girl who loves him, this magical fairy tale and modern American classic is the perfect holiday gift to share with your little theater fans.

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The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

See the life-changing adventure of Edward Tulane, a toy that cares for noone but himself but eventually learns what it means to love others, live on stage at the Missouri History Museum. The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane is produced by Metro Theater Company. Save 20% on afternoon performances Dec. 26-30 with our promo code!

 

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8 Essential Events for St. Louis Families in February

Spring may be just around the corner, but winter isn’t over yet. Get out of the house and cure your cabin fever this February with these top eight essential events for St.

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Tuesday Tales Storytime from the APA of Missouri
Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Visit the Animal Protective Association (APA) of Missouri for a free story time for preschoolers and help foster their love of animals. Kids will learn about caring for our four-legged friends as well as be entertained by fun stories and make a craft. They'll even meet a furry friend! Geared to ages 2-5.

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Little Red Hen Playdate at The Waldorf School of St. Louis
Tuesday, February 7, 2023
Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Children ages 0-6 and their caregivers are invited to join in the Little Red Hen Playdate at The Waldorf School of St. Louis. You and your child will get to bake bread, a weekly occurrence in the school's early childhood education program, listen to stories,  join in circle time filled with songs, rhymes, and movement, and explore the outdoors in the mini meadow.

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Family Night With Fredbird
Wednesday, February 8, 2023
Wednesday, February 15, 2023
Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Bring your family to Cardinals Nation Restaurant & Bar on select Wednesday nights this off season for Family Night with Fredbird! Meet Fredbird from 6:30-7:30 p.m., play games and win prizes! Kids 12 and under eat free per adult meal purchased.

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Toddler Tinker Time
Wednesday, February 8, 2023
Friday, February 10, 2023
Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Bring your little ones to Toddler Tinker Time at The Magic House for special experiences designed for preschoolers. Families will enjoy hands-on activities and private playtime in select exhibit areas like Wonder Works, the STEAM Center, and Xavier Riddle. Recommended for ages 1 to 5.

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