It's the food truck event that started them all! Local food trucks gather for an evening of friends, fun, live music and plenty of great food at Sauce Food Truck Fridays. St. Louis' favorite mobile restaurants will be dishing out fresh fare and local brews in Tower Grove Park.
Visit Laumeier Sculpture Park for a free day celebrating art and nature. At Discover Laumeier, you'll have the opportunity to create art inspired by nature, build a sculpture out of natural and man-made materials and use the natural textures at the park to make a nature rubbing for a collaborative art piece.
The Doris I. Schnuck Children's Garden reopens for the season at the Missouri Botanical Garden on June 8 for the general public. The garden introduces youngsters at their most impressionable age to the significance of plants and nature in fun and innovative ways. Occupying nearly two acres west of the Climatron conservatory, the Children's Garden brings botany and 19th-century history to life through a variety of interactive themes will appeal to both kids and adults.
Young visitors and their families are invited to the Energy Stage to enjoy interactive read-alouds of science-themed picture books. Story times are followed by a short demonstration or discussion connected to the book's main concepts.
Calling all Jedi! Young Padawans and their families are invited to dress up like their favorite Star Wars characters for Star Wars Night at The Magic House. Guest will enjoy an ice cream treat, participate in some out-of-this world activities and even have the opportunity to meet Darth Vader, Stormtroopers and other characters from a galaxy far, far away! Reservations are required.
The Saint Louis Chess Club is offering free group chess instruction to kids and teens at various branches of the St. Louis County Library.
The History Clubhouse at the Missouri History Museum has reopened for one-hour play sessions by reservation. The award-winning History Clubhouse is an interactive space designed for children and families with lots of hands-on experiences showcasing state and local history.
Visit the James S. McDonnell Planetarium in Forest Park and see a star show to experience the largest artificial sky in the Western Hemisphere. Star shows are lead LIVE by one of the Planetarium's educators, creating a new and tailored experience for every audience.