Listen to a story told by a real firefighter. After the story, kids can climb a fire truck and ask fire safety questions. Snacks provided by Whole Foods Market. The event is for all ages. Free. 10–11 a.m. West County EMS and Fire Protection Safety House. 13790 Manchester.
March 25: Wagon Days
Take the kids to Longmeadow Rescue Ranch for a day of free fun, wagon rides, and tours of the farm, which is home to horses and farm animals given a second chance by the Humane Society of Missouri. You're welcome to bring a picnic lunch, but please keep your pets at home. 11 a.m.–3 p.m. 480 Joseph’s (Union, Missouri).
March 25: Prairie Farms Spring Scavenger Hunt
Celebrate spring at the Saint Louis Science Center with an outside scavenger hunt at the GROW exhibit. Kids can meet a cow and her farmer, learn how milk gets from the farm to your table, sample Peeps Milk, and do some taste testing. Free. 11 a.m.–3 p.m. 5050 Oakland.
March 25: Wind Festival at the Tower
Grab your kites and join the St. Louis Gateway Kite Club at the Lewis & Clark Confluence Tower just across the river in Hartford, Illinois. Admission to the festival is free. Admission to the tower is $6 for adults and $4 for kid ages 2–12. 10 a.m.–5 p.m. 435 Confluence Tower.
March 25–26: Opening Day at Big Joel's Safari
See where the wild things are at Big Joel's Safari, which opens this weekend for the 2017 season. See more than 60 different species of animals from aoudads to zebras on this family-owned, 15-acre farm. Kids can feed and pet many of the animals, learn cool animal facts, and take a camel ride. $6 per person over 2. Camel rides $5. Feed cups start at $2. 9 a.m.–5 p.m. 13187 State Hwy M.