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Trick or Track
Saturday, October 19, 2019

Trick or Track is a family Halloween celebration featuring a costume parade and trick or treating around the museum.

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Mad Science Under Pressure Workshop for Kids
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Saturday, October 19, 2019

Kids will learn the science behind air pressure as they create a whirlwind with an Airzooka vortex generator and make pucks and balls levitate. They'll also launch foam rockets with the Air Blaster Kit. 

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Pup Play with the Endangered Wolf Center
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Saturday, October 12, 2019
Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Learn about the fun pups have in the wild and some of the challenges they must overcome to grow up to become successful wolves. This free workshop for kids ages 4-7 also includes a craft to take home.

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Tales of the Night
Saturday, October 26, 2019

Celebrate nocturnal animals and all the creepy, crawly and cool critters that call Missouri home. At Tails of the Night, visitors at the Wildlife Rescue Center can enjoy costumed hikes, campfires, have close-up critter encounters, and take a behind-the-scenes tour of the wild animal hospital. There will also be autumn treats, glow-in-the-dark interactive art installations, and nature crafts.

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Sounds with Seuss
Friday, October 4, 2019
Monday, October 14, 2019
Friday, October 18, 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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Public Missions at the Challenger Learning Center
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Saturday, September 28, 2019
Saturday, October 5, 2019

You and your kids can learn about space, science, the solar system and lots more in a fun, hands-on way during Public Missions at the Challenger Learning Center. Simulated Space missions are geared for families with kids ages 6 and up, and some for families with kids ages 11 and up.

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Applefest at Eckert Farms
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Sunday, September 22, 2019
Saturday, September 28, 2019

Wagon rides, live entertainment, great festival foods, a petting zoo and much more make this an apple pickin' good time for the whole family. There will be pony rides, a children's carnival, opportunities to feed goats and other farm animals, caramel apples, funnel cakes and more. 

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Fox Park Fall Festival
Saturday, September 21, 2019

Kids can enjoy bubble fun from The Magic House, the St. Louis Police Department Operation Polar Cops ice cream truck, face painting, games, and explore the St. Louis Fire Department fire truck. There will be 300 free lunches provided for children 12 and under.

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