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Sun Run

Sun., Sept. 30, 7:30-11 a.m.
Ryan.Jennings@ssmhealth.com
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The Sun Run 5k and 1-mile fun run supports the world-class pediatric health care provided every day at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital. We care for more than 200,000 children each year, regardless of their family’s ability to pay. Whether you are an experienced runner, a beginning runner or a family – we have your cure for fitness this fall. Starting and finishing at Ballpark Village, the 5k run features chip-timing from Fleet Feet Sports and the 1 mile fun run offers a casual walk. Every run / walk registrant will receive the official Sun Run t-shirt. $25 before July 6 $30 from July 6-September 9 $35 after September 9

https://www.glennon.org/sunrun/
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Ballpark Village (map)
601 Clark Ave
St. Louis - Downtown
phone 314-345-9481
Sun Run

Story Time with Pat Wahler

Sat., Sept. 22, 2-4 p.m.
phone 314-968-4491
info@bookhousestl.com
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Join us on September 22nd at 2 pm as author Pat Wahler reads "Midnight the One-Eyed Cat" "Because she is different, Midnight the one-eyed cat is bullied by other cats. Heartbroken, she runs home in tears. Now it's up to her most unlikely friend, Starlight the three-legged rat to come up with a plan to help Midnight regain her spirit. This charming story of a sweet cat who learns to overcome her fears, build her confidence, and find she's okay just as she is, takes children on an inspiring journey into the power of friendship and love." Free

http://www.bookhousestl.com/
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The Book House (map)
7352 Manchester Rd
Maplewood
phone 314-968-4491

Emily Brown and the Thing

Sat., March 9, 11 a.m.-12 p.m., 1-5 & 5-6 p.m. and Sun., March 10, 1-2 & 5-6 p.m.
phone 314-725-6555
mmack@cocastl.org
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Tall Stories, an audience favorite from the United Kingdom, brings us a magical, musical show, Emily Brown & The Thing, based on the much-loved book by Cressida Cowell (How to Train your Dragon) and Neal Layton. One evening, Emily Brown and her old grey rabbit Stanley hear a Thing crying outside their window. He just can’t get to sleep. Emily Brown and Stanley set off on incredible adventures to help the Thing get some rest! Tall Stories has become internationally recognized for its exciting blend of storytelling theatre, original music and lots of laughs. AGES 3+ $14 - $18

https://www.cocastl.org/event/emily-brown-the-thing/
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Center of Creative Arts (COCA) (map)
524 Trinity Ave.
Delmar/ The Loop
phone 314-725-6555
Emily Brown and the Thing

Pedal the Cause - Ameren Kids Challenge

Sat., Sept. 29, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
phone 314-952-0187
colleen@pedalthecause.org
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Join Pedal the Cause as we fight to end cancer! Kids ages 3-12 can help by registering for the Ameren Kids Challenge and bike on our enclosed course. $40

https://www.pedalthecause.org/ameren-kids-challenge/
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Chesterfield Amphitheater (map)
631 Veterans Place Drive
Chesterfield Pedal the Cause - Ameren Kids Challenge

Stroller Tour / Morning Play Date

Sat., Oct. 13, 9-11 a.m., Sat., Nov. 10, 9-11 a.m. and Sat., Dec. 8, 9-11 a.m.
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Designed for families with babies and young toddlers, these monthly tours offer a way for parents and caregivers to engage with contemporary art while introducing the youngest audiences to the Museum.

Ultimate Ninja Obstacle Course

Sun., Sept. 23, 1:30-3 p.m.
phone 314-835-6150
nthole@desperesmo.org

Sign up your junior ninja warrior for a .75-mile obstacle course just for kids! The participants will test their upper body strength on unstable monkey bars, trapeze and rings course. They will attempt balance and agility obstacles from Hi-NRG Gymnastics such as the spinning log, slack line, zipline and quad steps! Don't miss the chance for your kiddos to push their own limits, show off their ninja skills, and of course, have fun in a non-competitive environment! Each participant will receive a race t-shirt! Parents are required to accompany kids, ages 5-8, through the course (at no extra cost). Costumes $18/Member; $19/Resident; $22/Non-Resident

http://www.desperesmo.org/1393
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Des Peres Park (map)
12325 Manchester Road
Des Peres
phone 314-835-6150
Ultimate Ninja Obstacle Course

Animals of the Park Stargazing Experience

Sat., Sept. 22, 6:30-8 p.m.
phone 877-982-1410
nicole@commongroundpr.com

The recently transformed Gateway Arch grounds are more than just an oasis from the concrete and steel of the rest of the city. Learn about the surprising variety of animals and wildlife that actually inhabit the area. free

https://www.gatewayarch.com/
Gateway Arch (map)
200 Washington Ave.
St. Louis - Riverfront
phone 877-982-1410

The Great MonArch Migration Event

Sat., Sept. 29, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
phone 877-982-1410
nicole@commongroundpr.com

Monarch butterflies are heading south for the winter, and the National Park Service and the City of St. Louis are celebrating their journey with the Great MonArch Migration Event. At this festive event, pollinator experts from across the region, including the Missouri Botanical Garden, Saint Louis Zoo, and the Missouri Department of Conservation, will lead monarch-themed activities, such as offering pollinator crafts and games, making milkweed seed balls and insect hotels, and sharing monarch butterfly gardening tips. free

https://www.gatewayarch.com/
Gateway Arch (map)
200 Washington Ave.
St. Louis - Riverfront
phone 877-982-1410

Ghosts of the Arch Grounds Stargazing Experience

Sat., Oct. 20, 6:30-8 p.m.
phone 877-982-1410
nicole@commongroundpr.com

On the present-day site of Gateway Arch National Park once stood a French colonial village, a thriving riverfront port and a warehouse district. Learn about the adventures and misadventures of St. Louis’ historical figures such as Thomas Targee, James Eads and Kenneth Swyers, and how they helped shape the history and lore of the area. free

https://www.gatewayarch.com/
Gateway Arch (map)
200 Washington Ave.
St. Louis - Riverfront
phone 877-982-1410

Fall Fire Festival at The Green Center

Sat., Nov. 3, 5:30-8 p.m.
phone 314-725-8314
kkapayou@thegreencenter.org
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Join us for our Annual Fall Fire Festival! Adult tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Children (12 and under) are FREE! Included in your ticket price: Enjoy an evening with your family and friends under the stars listening to music, watching fire performers, getting warm around a bonfire, making s'mores, visiting a professional art exhibit and MORE! Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are included. A special thank you to Urban Chestnut and Schlafly Breweries for their beer donation! FOOD TRUCKS will be available onsite to purchase food. We welcome 2Girls 4Wheels AND Bridge Bread food trucks. $10 for adults (in advance), $15 at the door; Children (12 and under) are FREE!

https://www.thegreencenter.org/
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The Green Center (map)
8025 Blackberry Ave.
University City
phone 314-725-8314
Fall Fire Festival at The Green Center

Howl-O-Ween Dog Costume Parade

Sat., Oct. 20, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
phone 618-781-4193
info@project-restore.org
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This October, furry, four-legged fundraisers will show off their Halloween best while helping provide educational opportunities for teens in need a world away. On Saturday, October 20, local dogs and their humans will descend on Edwardsville for Project Restore’s 4th Annual Howl-O-Ween Dog Costume Parade. This annual event helps the nonprofit in its mission to address education, clean water and medical care issues in developing countries. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. with the Parade to follow at 12:30 p.m. Cash prizes will be awarded for the pooch costume based on originality, creativity, behavior, and theme with owners. $20 to enter costume contest; free to watch

http://www.project-restore.org
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Kiener Kids

Sat., Oct. 6, 9-11 a.m.
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Kiener Kids is a whole morning of fun family activities in Kiener Plaza. The day begins with all-ages yoga with YogaBuzz at 9:30 am. Then enjoy fascinating live storytellers from the St. Louis Storytelling Festival and the Whitaker Foundation. Stick around for playtime with the Gateway Arch Park Foundation’s collection of oversized lawn games – including Bananagrams, lawn dice, and Jenga. Families can team up to build a 7-foot arch with the padded arch blocks! Check-in opens at 9 am with activities starting at 9:30 am. Pre-registration is required to receive a free Kiener Kids goodie bag that includes a Free

http://www.archpark.org/kids

Jonathan Auxier

Sat., Sept. 29, 4 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes bestselling children's author Jonathan Auxier, who will sign and discuss his new novel for middle readers, "Sweep: The Story of a Girl and her Monster"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "Sweep" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. "Sweep" is the story of a girl and her monster by one of today’s most powerful storytellers, a heartrending adventure about the everlasting gifts of friendship and hope. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/jonathan-auxier
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731
Jonathan Auxier

Passport to Korea

Sun., Sept. 30, 1-4 p.m.
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Presented in collaboration with the St. Louis Art Museum as part of the museum’s Family Sundays program, this event offers a chance to make traditional Korean arts and crafts, learn about the Korean alphabet, play games and more. Watch K-Pop dance performances from the Pyro Dance Team, and hear Korean stories in the storytelling corner. Free tours of the museum’s Korean art collection also available. Free

https://www.facebook.com/events/258859251630341/

Live Like a Pioneer

Sat., Sept. 22, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
phone 314-822-8171
shcakouros@gmail.com
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Shoot a musket; throw a tomahawk! Watch folkways artisans ply their old-time skills such as basket weaving, woodworking and more. Enjoy the lively strains of the Sperreng and Truman Fiddlers and see Regency-era dancing. Pet miniature goats. And kids will have fun at the Young’uns Outpost, with a costumed passport program for craft activities. Event in coordination with Smithsonian Museum Day Live with a museum tour focus on pioneer women. Free admission and parking at Crestwood Elementary School and in the overflow lot off Reco Avenue. Phone 314-822-8171 for more information. BONUS - Big Band concert from 7-9pm, $20 adults. FREE

https://www.facebook.com/SappingtonHouseFoundation
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