Your family is invited to join the friendly ghosts and howling goblins at the free Halloween Hoopla.
This free event is designed to kick off your Halloween trick or treating and is for all ages. There will be the Bubble Bus, games, lots of kids activities and fun for all. Bring your little pumpkins to Frontier Park in St. Charles, where the fun will be set up between the Jaycee Stage and Katy Depot. Free and open to all. No reservations are necessary.
3 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31.
More information: stcharlesparks.com
The Magic House offers special morning hours for families with young children Tuesday through Friday during the school year. Select exhibits open at 10:30 a.m. before the entire museum opens at noon. Preschool Hours feature exhibits that are geared toward children ages 2-8, but anyone is welcome to visit.
Kids and teens ages 6-15 can practice and explore a variety of obstacles, fine tune their skills on a single obstacle, or practice running the customizable courses at Ultimate Ninjas Open Play. Registration is recommended.