February 11: Batman Kidz Night Out
Just in time for The LEGO Batman Movie, kids in kindergarten through fifth grade can spend the evening building Bat-contraptions and a model of the Dark Knight himself—from LEGOs. RSVP at the Bricks4Kidz website. $40 ($25 for additional siblings). 6–9 p.m. Christ Community Lutheran School. 110 W. Woodbine.
February 11: The Bear Necessities
Learn about bears by becoming one at the Powder Valley Nature Center. Find out what black bears need to survive in the wild, and see if you have what it takes to be a bear. For kids ages 7 and up. Free. RSVP by February 10. 10 a.m.–noon. 11715 Cragwold.
February 11–12: Visiting Artist Series: Storytelling
Gather around three-time Emmy Award winner Bobby Norfolk as he delights children with tales of the Ashanti culture of West Africa. Performances are at noon and 2 p.m. Included with regular Magic House admission. 516 S. Kirkwood.
February 12: Show Me St. Louis Reptile and Exotics Show
Learn about lizards and shop for supplies at the Reptile and Exotics Show. Kids can visit with Tinkerbell the T-Rex, play games, win door prizes, and more. $5. Free for kids under 12 and military and first responders. 10 a.m.–4:30p.m. Machinists’ District 9 Hall. 12365 St. Charles Rock.
February 12: Welcome to France
Learn French and design a fashionable chapeau at the Saint Louis Art Museum to mark the opening of Degas, Impressionism, and the Paris Millinery Trade. And look for elegant hats inside the museum on a tour that begins at 2:30 p.m. Free. 1–4 p.m. 1 Fine Arts.