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Halloween is bigger and more boo-tiful than ever at The Magic House! Visit The Magic House for Halloween Magic, featuring outdoor experiences, decorating mini pumpkins, a not-so-spooky spiderweb maze, fun yard games, Halloween-themed trike town and all of your favorite Magic House exhibits – with a Halloween twist! More »

Young future doctors will get to use real medical instruments while role-playing and learning about what it is like to be a doctor. Little Doctor School is presented by Little Medical School of St. Louis.   More »

Families from across the St. Louis metro area are invited to attend Olympia's Grand Opening Celebration at the new Manchester Gymnastics Center on Sunday, Oct. 16 from noon to 4 p.m.! There will be free, unlimited open gym for all kids, face painting, balloon animals, popcorn and prizes! Plus, see inside the new facility and learn new skills! Learn more about Olympia's newest gymnastics center, the largest in the state! And enter our contest to win a FREE YEAR of gymnastics lessons for your child!


Bring your little ones to Toddler Tinker Time at The Magic House for special experiences designed especially for preschoolers. Weekday mornings, Tuesday through Friday, families will enjoy hands-on activities in the Art Studio, plus private playtime featuring limited capacity in Wonder Works and Wonder Why. More »

Read to a friendly therapy dog from DUO Dogs, Inc. After the story, the dog's handler will answer any questions kids have about therapy dogs, pet care and more. For ages 3-11. Registration is required for this free program.  More »

Join in on First Art, a free art program for toddlers where the focus is on the process of making art rather than the finished product. Dress to get messy!   More »

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The Magic House Hosts Halloween Magic, Lots More in October

The Not-So-Haunted House at The Magic House has become a tradition for St. Louis families, with its storybook characters, trick-or-treat scavenger hunts and all the fun the Magic House offers year-round. This year, The Magic House is hosting Halloween Magic, meaning kids can enjoy the Not-So-Haunted House, Trick-or-Treat Town, plus lots more indoor and outdoor fun.

Explore the New Olympia Gymnastics Manchester & Ninja City – Missouri’s Largest Gymnastics Center

When a gymnastics center has positively impacted thousands of childhoods, it’s more than a gym. It’s a local landmark. Now, that landmark – Olympia Gymnastics Center – has become the largest of its kind in the state of Missouri. Read about the expansion, the Grand Opening Celebration, and enter to win a year of gymnastics lessons for your child.

Metro Theater Company to Mark 50th Anniversary With a Season of Unforgettable Shows

For the past five decades, Metro Theater Company (MTC) has charmed, delighted, and educated generations of St. Louis families. This year, MTC is excited to celebrate its 50th Anniversary Season with a line-up of spectacular shows starting in September.

Looking Ahead
Bonfire Nights at Babler State Park »
Saturday, October 15
Halloweekends at the Saint Louis Zoo »
Saturday, October 15
Spooky Slime Time and Trick or Treating at Play Street Museum »
Saturday, October 15
Fall Frolic in Tower Grove Park »
Sunday, October 16
Superhero Halloween Party at MADE for Kids »
Saturday, October 29
Science Spooktacular at the Saint Louis Science Center »
Saturday, October 29

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