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Grace’s Apron Craft & Cookie Decoration

Celebrate the sweet world of Grace—our 2015 Girl of the Year! Your girl will get a fun baker’s apron craft to decorate for herself and her doll. Plus, she’ll decorate delicious cookies—just like ones Grace would make—and a cute bakery box for taking them home. Reservations required. For girls ages 8 and up.

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  • Atlanta: January 31; February 21; March 7, 21
  • Boston: January 31; February 21; March 7, 21
  • Charlotte: January 31; February 21; March 7, 21
  • Chicago: January 31; February 21; March 7, 21
  • Columbus: January 31; February 21; March 7, 21
  • Dallas: January 31; February 21; March 7, 21
  • Denver: January 31; February 21; March 7, 21
  • Houston: January 31; February 21; March 7, 21
  • Kansas City: January 31; February 21; March 7, 21
  • Los Angeles: January 31; February 21; March 7, 21
  • Miami: January 31; February 21; March 7, 21
  • Minneapolis: January 31; February 21; March 7, 21
  • New York: January 31; February 21; March 7, 21
  • Orlando: January 31; February 21; March 7, 21
  • Seattle: January 31; February 21; March 7, 21
  • San Francisco Bay Area: January 31; February 21; March 7, 21
  • St. Louis: January 31; February 21; March 7, 21
  • Washington D.C.: January 31; February 21; March 7, 21

Grace’s Travel Tags

Your girl can have fun preparing for her next adventure with this travel-themed craft, whether she’s trotting the globe or having a sleepover next door. At this event, she’ll craft her own girl- and doll-sized luggage tags—inspired by Grace’s travels! Free and open to the public. For girls ages 8 and up.

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  • Atlanta: January 31; February 1, 5, 12, 19, 26; March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
  • Boston: January 31; February 1, 5, 12, 19, 26; March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
  • Charlotte: January 31; February 1, 5, 12, 19, 26; March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
  • Chicago: January 31; February 1, 5, 12, 19, 26; March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
  • Columbus: January 31; February 1, 5, 12, 19, 26; March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
  • Dallas: January 31; February 1, 5, 12, 19, 26; March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
  • Denver: January 31; February 1, 5, 12, 19, 26; March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
  • Houston: January 31; February 1, 5, 12, 19, 26; March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
  • Kansas City: January 31; February 1, 5, 12, 19, 26; March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
  • Los Angeles: January 31; February 1, 5, 12, 19, 26; March 3, 17, 24
  • Miami: January 31; February 1, 5, 12, 19, 26; March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
  • Minneapolis: January 31; February 1, 5, 12, 19, 26; March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
  • New York: January 31; February 1, 5, 12, 19, 26; March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
  • Orlando: January 31; February 1, 5, 12, 19, 26; March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
  • Seattle: January 31; February 1, 5, 12, 19, 26; March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
  • San Francisco Bay Area: January 31; February 1, 5, 12, 19, 26; March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
  • St. Louis: January 31; February 1, 5, 12, 19, 26; March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
  • Washington D.C.: January 31; February 1, 5, 12, 19, 26; March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Adorable Accents: Twists & Braids

Your girl can learn tips and tricks for giving her doll a fun new look! She’ll get a hands-on lesson from our Doll Hair Salon stylists, who will show her how to create three playful styles using our Adorable Accents set made just for American Girl dolls. Plus, she’ll get to take the accents set home! Reservations required. For girls ages 8 and up.

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American Girl at The Rink at Rockefeller Center

Treat your girl to one of New York’s most celebrated traditions, ice-skating at Rockefeller Center. The fun begins with a private morning skate, complete with hot cocoa and muffins. Then, walk to American Girl Place for a delicious lunch in the Cafe. Every girl gets a special goody bag. Reservations required. For girls ages 8 and up.

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American Girl Tea at the Molly Brown House

This day has a little bit of everything. It’s fun, inspirational, educational…and delicious! Join us for private shopping at American Girl and a tour of the historic Molly Brown House Museum. Margaret “Molly” Brown of Titanic fame was a remarkable woman whose courage, ambition, and kindness will inspire young girls. The tour features a Victorian Cream Tea. Transportation included. Reservations required. For girls ages 8 and up.

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Bitty Baby at the Ballet Story Time

Place your little girl in your lap and listen to a reading of Bitty Baby at the Ballet, a sweet story about a special performance and a bunny that hops with all her heart! Enjoy a fun activity together, too. Free and open to the public. For girls ages 3 and up.

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Meal & Memories with Dad

Share a delightful day out with your daughter! You’ll enjoy a delicious meal, giggle over fun dice games that you can play over and over—like Story Switch-off, Roll-of-the-Dice Charades, and more—and make a colorful keepsake picture frame craft together. You’ll even have a Daddy-Daughter photo taken right at your table and printed for your one-of-a-kind frame. Reservations required. For girls ages 8 and up.

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Making Memories with Dad

Share a delightful day out with your daughter! You’ll enjoy light refreshments, giggle over fun dice games that you can play over and over—like Story Switch-off, Roll-of-the-Dice Charades, and more—and make a colorful keepsake picture frame craft together. You’ll even have a father-daughter photo taken and printed for your one-of-a-kind frame. Reservations required. For girls ages 8 and up.

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Valentine Card Craft

Inspire your girl to give something extra-special to her Valentine: a cute handmade card and matching envelope! She’ll use stickers and decorative paper to make a one-of-a-kind card, then add a sweet message on the inside. Free and open to the public. For girls ages 8 and up.

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Addy’s Birdcage Craft

In 1864, Addy loved to hear the hopeful songs of a sweet canary named Sunny. Your girl can make her own little paper birdcage with a canary inside to remind her of Addy’s stories. Free and open to the public. For girls ages 8 and up.

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Free Monthly Book Club Discussion and Craft

American Girl and the St. Louis County Library are offering a book club for fans of our BeForever and Girl of the Year characters. Each month, we’ll highlight a different character. (Jan.—Samantha, Feb.—Addy, March—Grace, April—Kaya, May—Caroline, June—Julie, July—Rebecca, August—Josephina, Sept.—Kit, Oct.—Chrissa, Nov.—Isabelle.) Participate at library locations (www.slcl.org/events) or at American Girl. We’ll feature a discussion and craft, plus snacks and pink lemonade. Free, but space at American Girl is limited and reservations are required. Reservations required. For girls ages 8 and up.

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American Girl at Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Treat your girl to a matinee performance of the Tony Award®-winning Broadway musical, featuring some of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s most beloved songs. It’s a delightful, contemporary take on the classic tale of a pumpkin, a glass slipper, an elegant ball, and, of course, Cinderella. After the show, share a memorable dinner together in the American Girl Bistro. There’s also time for shopping and a visit to the Doll Hair Salon. Reservations required. For girls ages 8 and up.

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Grace’s Macaron Notecard Craft

Grace loves making delightful French desserts and writing letters when she travels—and your girl can too! At this craft event, she’ll create a pretty paper notecard featuring colorful French macarons on the front—perfect for giving to a friend. Free and open to the public. For girls ages 8 and up.

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Doll ’Dos & How-Tos: Bright Highlights

Your girl can learn tips and tricks for giving her doll a bright new ’do! Our Doll Hair Salon stylists will show lots of ways to style her doll’s hair using our Bright Highlights Set, vibrant clip-in hair colors made just for My American Girl® dolls. Your girl will get hands-on tips from our experts—and she’ll get to take the highlights home! Reservations required. For girls ages 8 and up.

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Bitty Baby and Me Story Time

Discover the wonderful world of Bitty Baby with your little girl! Sit close and listen to a reading of Bitty Baby and Me, a hopeful story about a magical mermaid adventure and making a wish come true. Enjoy a fun activity together, too. Free and open to the public. For girls ages 3 and up.

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American Girl Bunny Brunch

Share a delightful springtime brunch with your girl at American Girl Place Los Angeles, where she can meet The Grove’s own Easter Bunny and pose for a photo right in the Cafe! Includes one 5x7 photo per girl. Reservations required. For girls ages 3 and up.

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Meal & Memories with Mom

It’s time for a girls’ day out—just you and your daughter! You’ll enjoy a delicious meal, giggle over fun dice games that you can play over and over—like Story Switch-off, Roll-of-the-Dice Charades, and more—and make a colorful keepsake picture frame craft together. You’ll even have a mother-daughter photo taken right at your table and printed for your one-of-a-kind frame. Reservations required. For girls ages 8 and up.

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Making Memories with Mom

It’s time for a girls’ day out—just you and your daughter! You’ll enjoy light refreshments, giggle over fun dice games that you can play over and over—like Story Switch-off, Roll-of-the-Dice Charades, and more—and make a colorful keepsake picture-frame craft together. You’ll even have a mother-daughter photo taken and printed for your one-of-a-kind frame. Reservations required. For girls ages 8 and up.

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Samantha’s Story Reading & BeForever™ Craft

Even when they were far apart, Samantha never forgot her best friend Nellie! Your girl can attend a reading from Samantha’s classic story about friendship. Then, girls will create two postcards featuring the BeForever characters—one to keep, and one to mail to a friend. Free and open to the public. For girls ages 8 and up.

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American Girl at Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

You and your girl will share afternoon tea at American Girl Place, then head to the Cadillac Palace Theatre for a performance of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, the smash-hit Broadway musical. Dazzling production numbers include “Be Our Guest” and the beloved title song. Transportation included. Reservations required. For girls ages 8 and up.

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American Girl Goes to Swan Lake at the Kennedy Center

One of the greatest classical ballets of all time is at the Kennedy Center for just seven performances. Don’t miss it! The day starts with brunch at the American Girl Bistro. Then, travel to the theater by chartered bus to see the Washington Ballet’s outstanding production of Swan Lake, featuring a princess, a prince, and a wicked sorcerer. Transportation included. Reservations required. For girls ages 8 and up.

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