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COCAPlay is a series of free art classes designed to help your little ones stretch their creative muscles. Stay for a few minutes or stay the whole time.  More »

Storytime with Cliff welcomes children of all ages, and all families large and small. This special free story time at Left Bank Books usually lasts about 30 minutes and sometimes features a guest author or an activity that ties into the book.  More »

The city of Wildwood is holding a community-wide celebration open to all that includes a parade, kids' activities including bounce houses, a water slide, pony rides, a rock climbing wall, and face painting. Celebrate Wildwood also includes live music, fireworks, plenty of food and drinks, and vendor booths. More »

See the Zoo's California sea lions perform acrobatic and athletic feats, including Olympic-style dives on a high-diving platform, flipper walks, frisbee tosses and plenty of surprises. While on stage with the sea lions, the Zoo's trainers explain sea lion behavior and positive-reinforcement training, in addition to the need for conserving the sea lion's ocean habitat. More »

Kids can learn how to play it safe starting August 24 when Kirkwood Safety Town returns to The Magic House. Co-created by The Magic House and the City of Kirkwood, this interactive exhibit is designed to educate 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! Safety Town also features a bike helmet-fitting station and scheduled visits from community helpers, including firefighters and police officers.  More »

The Magic House @ Made, a 7,000-square-foot maker space in the Central West End designed for kids ages 4-14 to play, explore, create, and collaborate, hosts a Visiting Art + Maker Series allowing kids to let their creativity run wild while they learn from established artists and makers.  More »

Festival of Nations is St. Louis' biggest multicultural celebration, drawing thousands each year to Tower Grove Park to enjoy music, great food, dance, craft making and more. More »

Bring your family to one of the St. Louis area's best outdoor venues and enjoy the sounds of regional and national musical acts performing on stage at the Chesterfield Amphitheater. More »

Bike, run, slide! Children ages 3 to 6 can experience what it's like to be a real triathlete when they participate in My First TRYathlon.  More »

Free, fun, family-friendly environmental education programs are presented by the naturalists at the World Bird Sanctuary featuring reptiles, birds and mammals. During Amazing Animal Encounters you'll get to meet some of the animals at the sanctuary and see some fly! More »

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.  More »

Learn all about the world of dinosaurs including what they ate, newly discovered dinosaurs and more. More »

Enjoy live performances, trolley rides through the neighborhood, story times, arts & crafts and meet Llama Llama.  More »

Find fall and winter children's clothing (single and twin), maternity clothing, books, toys, baby equipment, shoes, video games and more at the Greater St. Louis Mothers of Twins Club Children's Consignment Sale. More »

Learn to Code Like a Ninja!

Do your kids love computers? They’ll love Code Ninjas! Code Ninjas is where girls and boys ages 7-14 learn to code by building their very own video games. They’ll learn coding, robotics, math, logic and teamwork. Code Ninjas in O’Fallon, MO, offers drop-in, year-round learning. Prepare to be amazed as your child gains ninja coding skills and confidence! LEARN MORE AND SIGN UP TODAY!


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Saturday, August 24th
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Sunday, August 25th
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Saturday, September 7th
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Saturday, October 5th

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