A Family-Friendly St. Pat’s Parade and the Circus are in Town

Grab & Go Kids Planner: This week’s planner includes a parade, circus, eagles and storytime.

It’s easy to plan what to do with your family this week when you so many events from which to choose. Start with the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and then make sure you go to the circus. Visit with some eagles during World Eagle Day and schedule some time to attend a storytime.

 St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Dogtown

 Where/When: Starts at Tamm and Oakland and ends at Tamm and Manchester;
Thursday, March 17; noon.

Why Go: This family-oriented tradition has been sponsored by the Ancient Order of Hibernians since 1984. The parade will include Irish dancers, clans, firefighters, police and more.

Pricing: Free.

More information: Call (314) 752-7810 or visit AOH Parade.

Moolah Shrine Circus

Where/When: Family Arena, 2002 Arena Parkway, St. Charles, MO;
March 17—20.

Why Go: With funny clowns, trapeze artists and animals, there’s something for everyone.

Pricing: $15—$38.

More information:  Call (636) 896-4200; to purchase tickets visit MetroTix.

National Barnes & Noble Storytime

Where/When: Barnes & Noble, Ladue Crossing Shopping Center;
Saturday, March 19; 11 a.m.

Why Go: Along with a reading of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, kids can participate in arts and crafts activities.

Pricing: Free.

More information: Call (314) 862-6280.

World Eagle Day

Where/When: World Bird Sanctuary, 125 Bald Eagle Ridge Road, Valley Park, MO;
Sunday, March 20; 10 a.m.—3 p.m.

Why Go: Take a picture with a Bald Eagle and learn about all eagles through presentations by naturalists. See the live eagle shows in the amphitheater; let the kids have fun in the kids craft center.

Pricing: Free.

More information: Call (636) 861-3225.

Evening Story Time: Rainbows

Where/When: St. Louis County Library-Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.;
Tuesday, March 22; 7 p.m.

Why Go: A monthly fun-filled event of reading aloud for children ages 3—6 years and their families.

Pricing: Free.

More information: Call (314) 994-3300.


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