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Fit Kid: Free Kid at The Magic House
Friday, January 4, 2019

On the first Friday of the month kids are invited to spend some FREE time getting fit at Fit Kid: Free Kid at The Magic House. Kids 12 and under who complete a fitness challenge upon arrival can earn free admission to the event. This month, try martial arts!

 

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Safety Town Opens at The Magic House

Kids can once again go to town learning about safety because Kirkwood Safety Town has returned to the Magic House. Safety Town features a child-sized neighborhood including a fire station, police station, electric company, farmers market, park, house, and even a train station!

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Cold and Flu Season is Upon Us. Here's How You Can Be Prepared

A chill is in the air and what is commonly known as "cold and flu season" is now upon us. Sometimes catching a virus is simply inevitable, but there are certainly steps you can take for yourself and your children to decrease the likelihood of becoming ill. We spoke with Rachel Orscheln, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the division of Infectious Diseases at St. Louis Children's Hospital and Washington University, about common seasonal illnesses in kids and how to protect against them, as well as treat them.

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Super High SPF? Spray vs. Lotion? Organic vs. Traditional? Your Complete Guide to Kids' Sun Safety

The long, hot days of summer are in full swing, which means kids are spending hours outdoors in the sun swimming, playing sports, attending camps and other activities.

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U.S. Bank Wild Lights at the Saint Louis Zoo

U.S. Bank Wild Lights at the Saint Louis Zoo is back for another beautifully lit season. Your family can stroll through the Zoo grounds surrounded by a million lights! Visitors will see animated light displays, enjoy fireside stories, campfire s'mores, fun photo opportunities, the Conservation Carousel, 4-D Polar Express Experience and lots more in this enchanting holiday wonderland. Parking is free.

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