Calendar of upcoming family events


Roni Lavi

Mummies of the World: The Exhibition

When/Where: Through Oct. 3 at the St. Louis Science Center

Virtual/In-person? In-person

RSVP required? Reservations are required and can be made at or by calling 314-289-4424. A limited number of walk-up reservations may be available. Due to city guidelines, a mask or facial covering is required inside the Science Center.

Description: Featuring more than 125 real mummies and artifacts from across the globe, the exhibition offers an unprecedented look into the lives of people from every region of the world. Who were they? Where did they come from? What can they teach us?

Emerson Dinoroarus opens at the Zoo

When/Where: Through Oct. 31 at the St. Louis Zoo

Virtual/In-person? In-person, outdoors

RSVP required? No, but reservations for the zoo are required at

Description: This engaging attraction (in the former children’s zoo area) for all ages features 16 different groupings of animatronic and stationary dinosaurs. The cost is $5.95/ticket with advanced zoo reservation (free for zoo members)

49th Annual Balloon Glow and Great Forest Park Balloon Race

When/Where: Glow starts at 5 p.m. Sept. 17; Balloon races get underway at 4:45 p.m. Sept. 18 (with festivities starting at noon), both at Forest Park’s Central Fields.

Virtual/In-person? In-person outside

RSVP required? No (free admission)

Description: Come Friday night to see the balloons inflated and watch fireworks while Saturday features fun activities for all ages, including inflatables for the kids, dance performances, skydivers and of course, the flight of the balloons.

2021 Greentree Festival

When/Where: Sept. 17-19 at Kirkwood Park, 111 S. Geyer Rd.

Virtual/In-person? In-person

RSVP required? No (free admission)

Description: Food, music, arts and crafts vendors, plus a wide variety of kid’s activities on Saturday and Sunday, including inflatables, pony rides, rock climbing, the Bubble Bus, and kid’s entertainment.

When Life Gives You OJ

When/Where: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19

Virtual/In-person? Virtual

RSVP required? Yes at

Description: Virtual meet up with author Erica Perl at this PJ Our Way event. Register to receive a book kit including the book, surprises to open while reading and materials to create your own pet. Meet the author on Zoom, show off your creation and win prizes. Geared toward ages 9 to 12.

Mirowitz STEAM Studio

When/Where: 9:30- 11 a.m. Oct. 3 at Saul Mirowitz Jewish Community School, 348 S. Mason Rd.

Virtual/In-person? In-person outside

RSVP required? Free but RSVP to or contact Lee’at at [email protected]

Description: Join us for a morning of earth-themed STEAM. You and your pre-school aged child (ages 3-5) will visit our outdoor labs and engage in hands-on discovery.

Family Hike with Roni Lavi

When/Where: 10 a.m. Oct. 10 at Queeny Park

Virtual/In-person? In-person outside

RSVP required? To Roni at [email protected]

Description: Join the current community shlicha from Israel for this free and easy, family-friendly hike, which will include Israeli games, activities and snacks.