Kids with nut allergies can enjoy the circus! Circus Flora's preview night is entirely peanut-free. Circus Flora: Time Flies explores the possibilities of turning back time to change your life.
Also appearing are favorites The Flying Wallendas, graceful acrobats, a dancing horse, and a daring equestrian bareback rider.
Tickets are $20 to $45. The Peanut-Free Preview is at 7 p.m. Circus Flora is held under the air-conditioned red and white big top tent at the corner of Grand Blvd. and Samuel Shepard Drive in St. Louis, behind Powell Hall.
More information and tickets: circusflora.org
Explore the St. Louis Zoo after dark at Boo at the Zoo. Bring your little ghouls and goblins to this non-scary celebration designed just for kids. Though this is not a trick-or-treating experience, costumes are encouraged, and each child 12 and under will receive a treat bag when they leave.
Engage your young scientist in science-related learning at the Saint Louis Science Center's Preschool Science Series. Through interactive stories and hands-on exploration, children learn about science, as well as language, problem-solving and social skills.