Five Things to Do With Kids This Week in St. Charles
Check out our entirely free lineup, including movies, bird watching and the history museum.
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We've assembled a weekly calendar of kid-friendly activities and new places to try out with children.
Each week, we'll give you the info on the five best family activities or events for the week.
You're pressed for time enough, so we're happy to do the research and find the best things to do and places to go, both locally and within reasonable striking distance.
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Where/When: The show opens Feb. 2 and runs through Feb. 29. The museum is open from noon to 3 p.m., Wednesdays through Saturdays.
Why Go: By one archivist's account, the Frenchtown Heritage Museum has an extensive collection of photos that depict the everyday life of African Americans. The photos, which date from the late 1800s to early 1900s show families and children. Take this chance to show children photos of historic St. Charles.
Pricing: Free. The Frenchtown Heritage Museum, however, accepts donations.
Where/When: This park is open from 7 a.m. to 30 minutes after sunset. Bring cameras and binoculars to spot bald eagles flying along the Mississippi River.
Why Go: Kids can get a look at a living symbol of America.
Where/When: All shows between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. are just $4 at all Wehrenberg Theaters.
Why Go: St. Charles 18 is showing Tangled at 4:10 p.m. Feb. 4.
Pricing: Tickets are $4 - cheaper than a regular kid's ticket.
Where/When: 1:30-2:30 p.m. Feb. 5, Kathryn Linnemann Library
Why Go: Head to the library and make a bird feeder that you can hang outside for your feathered friends.
Where/When: 10-10:45 a.m. Feb. 4, McClay Library Branch
Why Go: Children will have a chance to listen to a story and make a fun craft.