Join in on the free family fun at Howl & Prowl, with Halloween activities for all ages including a costume parade and contest. Bring your kids to the Kids Corner (4-6:30 p.m.) where there will be a photo booth, musical petting zoo, fire activities from Metro West, karate training with Premier Martial Arts, games, prizes and more. The Kiddie Costume Parade and Contest will begin at 6 p.m.
For teens and adults, there will be Open Mic performances featuring music and comedy acts, improv and poetry. The spookier the better! Dress in your favorite costume for a chance to win a prize. Open Mic Night starts at 6:30 p.m.
4 to 9 p.m. on October 25 at St. Louis Community College at Wildwood. Admission is free.
More information: stlcc.edu
Kids will learn how roller coasters work as they loop their own tracks for some speedy marble fun. Roller Coaster Engineering is for kids ages 8-12 and is a free workshop held at the St. Louis County Library. Registration is required.
Kids will get their whole body moving as they discover all the important things that let you move. An accomplished ballet dancer will make a special appearance at this free workshop. Registration is not necessary.