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Fit Kid: Free Kid: The Nutcracker with The Dance Center of Kirkwood

On the first Friday of each month, kids are invited to spend some free time getting fit and having fun at Fit Kid: Free Kid at The Magic House. Kids 12 and under who complete a fitness challenge and register in advance will earn free admission! They'll also get to try new fitness activities because each Fit Kid: Free Kid features a different theme.

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Santa in Pajamas at Play Street Museum

Kids can wear their pajamas for this very special visit with Santa at Play Street Museum! Santa will be in his pajamas too! Santa will read The Night Before Christmas, and there will be treats for everyone. There will be lots of opportunities for photos with Santa, and kids will also enjoy crafts and playtime in the museum. Each child will receive a special Melissa & Doug sticker book from Santa at the end of the event. 

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Winter Early Childhood Open House

How do Forsyth's youngest students spend the school day? Learn more about Forsyth's Early Childhood Program for ages 3-5 and the NEW Eyas (ahy-uhs) Program for ages 2-3 at the Early Childhood Open House. Visitors will have plenty of time to talk with teachers, administrators and current parents. Open to anyone interested in learning more about Forsyth School.

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Brunch with Santa & Fredbird

The biggest brunch of the season features Santa and Fredbird of the St. Louis Cardinals! The menu covers all the bases, and families get to take home photos of their kids with Santa and Fredbird. Additional activities for kids include a face painter, balloon artist, and letters to Santa. 

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Free Family Night at The Magic House @ MADE

Located in the Central West End, this 7,000 square-foot makerspace is designed for kids ages 4-14 to play, explore create and collaborate. Visitors have a chance to "paint" on the digital easel, use a pottery wheel to create a clay creation, design for a 3D printer, launch air rockets, build robots and circuits and more!

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Indoor Open Play Date at Purina Farms

Visit Purina Farms for an indoor Open Play Date for kids up to age 8. Families will have the chance to play and participate in activities associated with Purina Farms' new Indoor Winter Birthday Parties. There will be separate play areas for ages 5 and under and ages 6-8. The fun include pony hops, pedal tractors, a kids' obstacle course, a small animal petting area with guinea pigs and rabbits, a sandbox with cedar pellets and bulldozers, costume play, and soccer. Cupcakes, pizza and drinks are included!

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Mother & Son Superhero Date Night

Moms, bring your favorite superhero to this date night at The Lodge Des Peres. Couples will enjoy a special dinner, dancing, inflatable obstacle pro-racer bounce house, photo opportunities and party favors. Advance registration is required. 

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Alton Audubon Eagle Ice Festival

See a live bald eagle up close, participate in cold weather games like ice putt putt golf, ice cube crush and spin the wheel, watch ice sculptors create works of art and more at the free Eagle Ice Festival at the Alton Visitors Center.

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Sweetplay Happy Hour at Sweetology
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Thursday, February 27, 2020

Sprinkle in a fun playtime for your toddler or preschooler at Sweetplay Happy Hour. This creative and tasty play experience includes cookie decorating and sensory play and is designed for children 5 and under.

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Tuesday Tails
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Visit the Animal Protective Association (APA) of Missouri for a free story time for preschoolers and help foster their love of animals.

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Toddler Tinker Time
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Thursday, February 27, 2020
Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Bring your little ones to Toddler Tinker Time at The Magic House, MADE for Kids for special experiences designed especially for preschoolers and their parents and caregivers. Toddler Tinker Time is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 am. to noon at The Magic House, MADE for kids. It's free with admission.

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