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Kids out and about in St. Louis this weekend

Read on to find out about the tons of activities for kids to do this weekend in and around St. Louis.

Below is a sampling of some of the events happening this upcoming weekend and beyond.  Please visit our website for a full listing of events scheduled!


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Friday


Fitness Fun Fridays at the Magic House Bring your family to The Magic House for Fitness Fun Fridays-kids will stretch their muscles and their minds! Each month features a different theme/fitness experience. January:Hula Hooping. Children can earn FREE admission by taking fitness challenges, available online!


First Friday: Super Game Night at Saint Louis Science Center. Take part in open board game play, live action games and test video games created by local video game developers! January First Friday is dedicated to games of all types! Includes a free showing of the movie "Clue."


Laserium at Saint Louis Science Center. Experience the one-and-only LASERIUM® in its return under the stars of the James S. McDonnell Planetarium! Join us for a Cosmic Laser Light Concert performed by a master Laserist conducting a symphony of vibrant laser light set to music.

 


Friday-Saturday



Storytelling at the Missouri History Museum: Dino-mite at Missouri History Museum. Join us for stories about dinosaur adventures! Programs are held Fridays at 10:30am and Saturdays from 10am-12:30pm. Children also enjoy a hands-on craft. Free!


 

Saturday


Lego Block Party: Star Wars at St. Louis County Library - Oak Bend Branch . Calling all Lego fanatics! Stop by the Lego Block Party and show some of your building skills. We will provide the building materials, you bring the inspiration. Ages 6-12 years. Registration requested. Free library event!


FAC's Children's Book Club at Foundry Art Centre. Let your Imagination soar!


Historic Holiday Traditions Programs - “Celebrate a 1764 Twelfth Afternoon Ball” at The Old Courthouse. Visitors will enjoy music, dance instruction, and historic characters of St. Louis’ past. Food Historian Suzanne Corbett will present a display of treats from 250 year old recipes common to St. Louis dinner tables during the holiday seasons. Free!


Garden Glow at Missouri Botanical Garden - Final Night!!For the first time, hundreds of thousands of lights illuminate some of the Garden's most iconic locations.


St. Charles Chill v. Quad City Mallards . See the St. Charles Chill take on the Quad City Mallards at the Family Arena!


 

Sunday 


Owl Prowl at World Bird Sanctuary. Learn more about the amazing life of Owls! A WBS naturalist will introduce you to live owls and their unique calls. Then, take an easy night hike through our grounds to try and call in a wild owl.


Football the Exhibit at The Magic HouseLast Day!! The highly interactive traveling exhibit, Football, introduces visitors to the science, mathematics & technology behind the game and how they relate to our everyday lives.


Winter Jewels  at The Butterfly HouseLast Day!! The Conservatory will add a touch of white flowers and foliage, creating a display only seen during the holiday season. On weekends there will be games and activities exploring the beauty of the jewel-toned insects, as well as live animal encounters.


 

Monday



Bean Bag Boogie  at St. Louis County Library - Indian Trails Branch. Are you ready to boogie? Join us for a musical festivity with bean bags and shakers. Ages 3-6. Free library event!


 

Tuesday: 


Butterfly House Free Admission Morning for STL City/County Residents  at The Butterfly House. St. Louis City/County residents enjoy free admission on the first Tuesday of every month from 9 -11 a.m. Proof of residency is required.


Regal Eagles at Rockwoods Reservation. Eagles are some of the most majestic of all birds. Learn about bald eagle adaptations, migration patterns and habitat requirements so that you can help conserve this once endangered bird. Ages 7-12.


 

Wednesday:


Knitting for Tweens at St. Louis County Library - Daniel Boone Branch. Would you like to learn the basics of knitting? If so, this series of classes is for you. All supplies are furnished. Limited to eight. Ages 10-12. Registration required. Free! Offered every Wed in January.


Bobcats in our Midst at Powder Valley Nature Conservation Center. The secretive bobcat…have you ever seen one? Come inside on a winter day to learn what’s special about bobcats. They are one of our most successful predators and they play an important role in the wildlife community; let’s find out why! Ages 7-12.

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