Kids can once again go to town learning about safety because Kirkwood Safety Town has returned to the Magic House. Co-created by The Magic House and the City of Kirkwood, this interactive exhibit is designed to education the region's youngest residents about safety. Kirkwood Safety Town features a child-sized neighborhood including a fire station, police station, electric company, farmers market, park, house, and even a train station!
Kids can hop on trikes to travel through the city, learning important traffic, electric and water safety skills along the way. From navigating a railroad crossing to practicing a fire drill, Safety Town also features a bike helmet-fitting station and scheduled visits from community helpers, including firefighters and police officers.
Special visits from Safety Town partners, including St. Louis Children's Hospital, Kirkwood Fire Department and the Kirkwood Police Department are set for:
Safety Town will be open at The Magic House through September 23 and is free with admission. For more information, visit magichouse.org
Visit the James S. McDonnell Planetarium in Forest Park for star shows for all ages. Show are hourly on the half hour and include a 30-minute Planetarium show in the Orthwein StarBay and a self-guided tour of the Boeing Space Station after the show.