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Grab a spot for Weekend Play Time by Reservation at Play Street Museum in St. Charles. Kids and families can explore the museum during these special weekend hours. Playtime will be by reservation only to limit the number of occupants in the building at one time. Play is offered in 90 minute sessions and occupancy will be limited during each session.  More »

Visit the James S. McDonnell Planetarium in Forest Park and see a star show to experience the largest artificial sky in the Western Hemisphere. Star shows are lead LIVE by one of the Planetarium's educators, creating a new and tailored experience for every audience.  More »

Calling all puppy lovers and smitten kittens! You love your pet, so this Valentine's Day let it show with a special "kissing booth" photo opp you'll treasure for years at the Pucker Up for Pets Drive In event at Purina Farms. And this socially distant event helps support homeless pets! This unique drive-up event will be held February 5-7 from noon to 4 p.m. daily. It's a great opportunity for your whole family and beloved family pets to participate in a fun Valentine's Day event. Participants are encouraged to wear pink or red to get into the spirit. 

Pre-registration is required. Register for a designated time, and, upon arrival, drive to the green screen photo area, which will be clearly marked. You'll receive your printed keepsake photo on the spot, and Purina Farms will send you a digital version to print and share. On the way out, pick up your special care package including a dessert box for you and treats for your pet. LEARN MORE AND REGISTER AT PURINAFARMS.COM


The Magic House is offering the opportunity to enjoy private playtime in a special exhibit area of The Magic House or MADE for Kids before opening to the public! You choose the location and up to 10 family members or friends to enjoy your private morning. Stay and play after in the rest of the museum. Reservations must be made in advance.       More »

Plan your visit to Snow Town, an outdoor adventure at The Magic House complete with a Snowball Carnival, featuring whimsical winter outdoor games, a variety of snowball-themed carnival booths, snowball putt putt and lots more! This completely outdoor experience is SNOW much fun!     More »

Young visitors and their families are invited to the Energy Stage to enjoy interactive read-alouds of science-themed picture books. Story times are followed by a short demonstration or discussion connected to the book's main concepts.  More »

Make a special visit to The Magic House and enjoy a sneak peek of Dinosaur Train: The Traveling Exhibit while it's under construction! Plus, you'll get to meet Buddy, the star of Dinosaur Train in a private meet and greet. More »

Exercise your child's mind and body with yoga poses, songs and stories during Yoga Story Time, a vitual, free program sponsored by the St. Louis County Library.  More »

Kids can work on existing gym skills, learn new skills or just play around during Open Gym at Miss Kelly's Gym. Space is limited to 10 kids per session. Reservations are strongly encouraged. More »

Learn about The College School's reggio Emilia approach to early childhood education at the January Early Childhood Open House! Get a virtual tour of the campus, meet with the Head of School and talk with faculty during this virtual presentation open to all prospective parents.  More »

Learn the basics of wheel throwing as a team! Work beside a family member to each create one wheel-thrown pottery piece following an instructor demonstration. More »

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Looking Ahead
Parents Night Out at Miss Kelly's Gym »
Friday, January 22
Dino-Nite at The Magic House »
Friday, January 22
Clay Class: Wheel Throwing for Ages 8-15 at Laumeier Sculpture Park »
Saturday, January 30
Summer Pre-College Programs Virtual Fair »
Wednesday, February 3
Kids Art Night Out »
Friday, February 5
Snow Slime and Frozen Fun & Games »
Saturday, February 27

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