Venture into the Final Frontier and beyond from the comfort of your couch! Learn about Star Trek and physics from special guest Dr. Erin Macdonald, watch a recorded star show, and engage with other fans.
Join in on a family friendly luau at Schroeder Park. Families should bring a picnic dinner, then kids can go play, make crafts, have a dance party and play games. Adults must stay in the park but can go for a walk, play tennis/pickleball, disc golf, or just enjoy some peace and quiet.
Bring your picnics, lawn chairs and blankets for a free family movie. Arrive early and enjoy free ice cream, courtesy of the Maryland Heights Police Department and Fire District starting at 6:30 p.m. All attendees will need to observe 6 foot social distancing guidelines while attending the movie. Pre-registration is required.
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).
Beat the heat and celebrate Christmas early this year at Christmas in July with the Brentwood Parks & Rec Department. Wear your best Christmas attire and bring your holiday spirit while enjoying a morning filled with games, crafts and fun. You'll even have the chance to have a glass of milk and cookies with Santa Claus! Pre-registration and parent participation is required. For ages 2 and up.
Kids can enjoy an evening at the Brentwood Community Center where they'll have a chance to bake, decorate and then eat the cupcakes they create! They'll learn new and exciting ways to decorate a cupcake using different ingredients and toppings. Each parent and child will have the opportunity to bring home their cupcakes at the end of the class.
Join in on the superhero fun! At this outdoor event, kids ages 4 and up will participate in superhero-themed arts and crafts. Each child will have the opportunity to create their own superhero mask and cape to take home. Dress up as your favorite superhero for all to see
Your child is old enough to start kindergarten, are they ready? Are you? At this special presentation, both you and your child will get a brief overview of what is expected before your child even enters the classroom. You'll also receive a free backpack and school supplies. Registration is required.
Adventures abound at Trike Town, the outdoor, child-size city at The Magic House. Kids can pick out their favorite little red tricycle and explore the entire city. The adventure includes a stop at the craft shop, where kids can create their own fall-themed craft, a candy shop, firehouse and more.
New this season, Teaching in Room 9 takes learning beyond the classroom as viewers discover our region's resources. Children will explore the coloring wall at the Missouri History Museum, learn about dinosaurs at the Saint Louis Science Center, and experience African art and mummies at the Saint Louis Art Museum, just to name a few.
Daytime Playtime is an open gym for children ages 2-5 where the possibilities for fun and learning (through fun) are endless! Children will participate in activities that build coordination, strength, balance and self-confidence. They'll develop stronger motor skills, social skills, and take part in theme-based creative activities