Upcoming events for Jewish families in St. Louis



Golf at the Galleries

When/Where: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday; 12-5 p.m. Monday-Wednesday; 12-8 p.m. Thursday-Friday; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, through Sept. 6 at the Sheldon Art Galleries, 3648 Washington Blvd.

Virtual/In-person? In-person

RSVP required? Advanced tickets required; prices range from $5-$10, metrotix.com.

Description: This artist-designed, nine-hole mini golf installation has been designed to be inclusive, family friendly and accessible.

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?

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 www.stlzoo.org/visit/zoo-reservations

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).

Gateway Balloon Festival

When/Where: Sept. 3-5, World Wide Technology Raceway, 700 Raceway Blvd. Madison, Ill.

Virtual/In-person? In person, outside

RSVP required? More information and tickets: www.theballoonglowtour.com

Description: Come and celebrate Labor Day weekend at the Gateway Balloon Festival. Admission is charged per vehicle ($20, $40 VIP) so load up your cars and come and see balloons glowing at dusk with the best food vendors, retail vendors and activities for the kids. Event open daily from 5 to 9 p.m. – no admission after 7:30 p.m.

Mommy and Me – Rosh Hashanah Series

When/Where: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Sept. 5 from at the Chabad Jewish Center of St. Charles County.

Virtual/In-Person? In-person

RSVP required? $5 suggested donation. For more info, email Bassy Landa at [email protected]

Description: A special place for mother and child (ages 0-4) to spend quality time together, all the while connecting with other moms in a warm and friendly environment. Program will include singing, movement, sensory activities, crafts, playtime and brunch.

Young families tashlich BBQ

When/Where: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 12 at Town Square Pavilion, 13360 Clayton Road

Virtual/In-Person? In person, outside

RSVP required? Yes, by Sept. 3 to 314-991-2100 ext. 2.

Description: Join Nusach Hari B’nai Zion young families for a tashlich BBQ.  The event will feature food, games, and of course, a short experiential learning about tashlich. The cost is $10/meal (hot dog or hamburger + sides, drink, dessert.

The Greatest Showman

When/Where: 7 p.m. Sept. 10 at Powell Symphony Hall, 718 N. Grand Blvd.

Virtual/In-person? In-person

RSVP required? Tickets are $25 and include parking, popcorn, and a soft drink. Go to shop.slso.org.

Description: “The Greatest Showman,” rated PG, is an original musical inspired by the life of P.T. Barnum, starring Hugh Jackman. Barnum was a visionary who rose from nothing to create the “Greatest Show on Earth,” a spectacle and celebration of his larger-than-life imagination that captivated audiences around the globe. Note: This presentation is movie only and does not include the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra.

The Magic House’s Fall Farm Festival

When/Where?: 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Magic House in Kirkwood

Virtual/In-Person? In-person

RSVP required? No, event is included in daily admission ticket.

Description: Families are invited to a fun-filled day on the farm at the Magic House’s Fall Farm Festival. During the event, kids can meet with local farmers to learn about where their food comes from, sit in a real tractor, participate in a variety of agricultural activities and even check out real farm animals atthe Magic House’s front play garden.

Outdoor shofar blowing and Tashlich with PJ Library

When/Where: 2:30 p.m. Sept. 12 in Forest Park

Virtual/In-Person? In-person

RSVP required? To Jen at [email protected]; For more info, including meet up location at Forest Park

Description: Join PJ Library families for outdoor shofar blowing and tashlich with PJ Library. Plus, email Jen Baer by Sept. 3 to receive a free Rosh Hashanah bag filled with activities and kosher holiday refreshments. Preschool and older kid bags available, too. One per child please.

When Life Gives You OJ

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

Virtual/In-person? Virtual

RSVP required? Yes at www.jfedstl.org/events/oj/

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.