For generations, the works of beloved children’s author Dr. Seuss have inspired young readers with their whimsical rhymes, playful illustrations and poignant life lessons. Each year, fans gather in late February and early March to celebrate Seuss and his legacy with activities and events in honor of his birthday, March 2. Here are a few events in St. Louis that are sure to please all your little Who’s:
Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Bash in Edwardsville | 9:30 a.m.-10:15 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 28, Edwardsville Children’s Museum Little Seuss fans will be treated to a zany breakfast, followed by crafts, games and a special visit by The Cat in the Hat. Admission is $10 for members and $15 for non-members and includes museum admission. Get the details.
Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss | 10 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 28, Afterwords Bookstore, Edwardsville, Illinois Bring Thing 1 and Thing 2 to a Tuesday Storytime for Seuss. A Seuss story time will also be offered at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 4. Get the details.
Dr. Seuss Party | 5-6:30 p.m., Thursday, March 2, Barr Branch, St. Louis Public Library Enjoy a night of free Seusstastic arts and crafts. Get the details.
Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! at St. Charles City-County Library | Thursday, March 2, participating branches Drop by participating branches of St. Charles City-County Library for literary fun inspired by Seuss. Get the details.
Dr. Seuss Birthday | 10-11 a.m., Saturday, March 4, Schafly Branch, St. Louis Public Library Rumor has it guests might be treated to a special visit by The Cat in the Hat at this free event. Get the details.
Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss at St. Louis County Library | 2-3:30 p.m., Saturday, March 4, Oak Bend Branch Who’s ages 4-8 will enjoy an afternoon of Seuss-themed games at this free event. Get the details.