Many St. Louis family attractions have re-opened with limited capacity and enhanced safety protocols for visitors and staff. Many are hosting virtual and socially distanced events, which you'll find in our Things To Do calendar. Public health experts recommend that when you go out, follow public health guidelines: wear masks (required in St. Louis City and County), practice social distancing and wash your hands frequently.

Foster Early Art Appreciation at the Saint Louis Art Museum's 'Family Sundays'

It’s never too early to foster an appreciation for art in your kids. You can give them a valuable lesson (and learn a few things yourself) at the St. Louis Art Museum’s “Family Sundays” from 1 to 4 p.m. every Sunday. Family Sundays feature free, family-focused, 30-minute guided tours through the museum’s collections, drop-in art activities in the museum’s Sculpture Hall and once-a-month special performances.

February’s activities celebrate Black History Month and focus on artists from and inspired by Africa. See highlights of the African collection, an exhibition of African textiles, and contemporary art made by artists of African descent. Then, create your own Africa-inspired artwork from unusual materials.
 
Also join Mama Lisa and Fundisha Enterprises on February 28 at 2:00 and 3:30 p.m. for a lively afternoon of entertaining folktales from Africa featuring cloth and weaving. Each storytelling session is 30 minutes.
 
For more information on Family Sundays at the St. Louis Art Museum, visit www.slam.org or call 314.721.0072.
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Autumn Outdoor Fest
Saturday, September 19, 2020

Visit downtown Kirkwood for the Autumn Outdoor Fest on September 19. There will be live music, and many businesses will feature specials and sidewalk sales. 

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Wagon rides, live entertainment, great festival foods, a petting zoo and much more make this an apple pickin' good time for the whole family. There will be pony rides, a children's carnival, opportunities to feed goats and other farm animals, caramel apples, funnel cakes and more. 

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Saturday, September 19, 2020

Attention little mad scientists! It's Slime Time at Play Street Museum! In addition to two hours of awesome playtme, you'll get to create your own batch of slippery, gooey slime! 

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