Upcoming family events calendar


Upcoming events including the Mirowitz STEAM Studio, a family hike with Israeli shlicha Roni Lavi, a ‘Healthy Me Day’ at Epstein, and more.


When/Where: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily (except Mondays) through Oct. 31 at Theis Farms, 14101 Creve Coeur Airport Road

Virtual/In-person? In-person

RSVP required? No, but you will need to purchase tickets for entry: $8 for ages 2-14 and $6 for ages 15 and up

Description: Family fun for all ages, includes straw castle, gliders, swings, slide, tunnels, pirate ship, corn maze and pumpkins, pumpkins and more pumpkins! For more info, go to thiesfarmandmarket.com/pumpkinland.

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 slsc.org 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?

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  www.mirowitz.org/events 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.

Roni Lavi

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.

Photo: Bill Motchan

Healthy Me Day at Epstein

When/Where: 9:30-11 a.m. Oct. 10 at Epstein Hebrew Academy, 8645 Old Bonhomme Rd.

Virtual/In-person? In-person outside

RSVP required? Yes, by Oct. 6 to eha.org/healthyme or email [email protected]

Description: This event, geared toward ages 2 to 5, will explore healthy lifestyle choices such as moving our bodies, self-love, wholesome food and friendship. Children can make arts and crafts, enjoy Hebrew story time and a snack creation station.

Boo at the Zoo

When/Where: 5-8:30 p.m. Oct. 15-31 at the St. Louis Zoo

Virtual/In-person? In-person, outdoors

RSVP required? Yes, anyone 2 and up must purchase tickets, from $9.95 to $11.95, in advance at stlzoo.org/boo. Tickets are not available at the door. Park for free on the Zoo North or South parking lots during the event.

Description: Enjoy Dinoroarus in the glorious (and non-gory-ous) glow of Halloween decorations, teeming with opportunities to snap a dino-themed selfie; be spellbound by fabulous decorations throughout the Zoo, including Skeleton Soiree, Monster Mash, Flutter Forest, Pirate Pointe and Halloween Town; see strolling entertainers and stage shows; take a rollicking ride on the Zooline Railroad and go for a spin on the Conservation Carousel.