Kids love Captain Underpants! Come meet the author of the wildly successful Captain Underpants book series at the St. Louis County Library on Aug. 30. Kids can wear their super hero capes for this special night of storytelling, games, giveaways and wild fun.
6:30 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Seating is limited and early arrival is recommended.
Bring your appetites to The Magic House for a brunch fit for a Very Hungry Caterpillar! Kids will munch on delicious foods just like the Very Hungry Caterpillar, enjoy hands-on activities inspired by the book collection, create their own Eric Carle insect and have the Magic House all to themselves as they enjoy some private playtime in the Very Eric Carle exhibit.
Badgers digging in the prairies, otters playing in the rivers, minks hunting in the lowlands - what do they all have in common? Kids will learn how these interesting predators are related and are all considered members of the weasel family.
9:30 to 11 a.m.
At Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center in Kirkwood, near the intersection of I-44 and I-270. Call 314-301-1500 for reservations. Free but reservations are required.
Run, Jump and Play with the Boys & Girls Club of Greater St. Louis at the Triple Play Mobile Tour! Driving across the country this summer to keep America’s youth healthy, the mobile exercise extravaganza will stop at the Herbert Hoover Boys & Girls Club and lead hundreds of kids in activities that will get them moving –all while working to make connections with more than 10 million kids.
The Saint Louis Science Center is one of three science centers nationwide selected by Disney Junior and XPRIZE to launch Miles from Tomorrowland: Space Missions, a nationwide STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) program for children ages 2-8.
U.S. Bank Wild Lights at the Saint Louis Zoo is back for another beautifully lit season. Your family can stroll through the Zoo grounds surrounded by a million lights! Visitors will see twinkling light displays, enjoy fun photo opportunities, holiday carolers, Santa's woodland workshop, roaming entertainers, and lots more in this enchanting holiday wonderland.
More than a million lights will illuminate some of the Missouri Botanical Garden's most iconic locations, walkways will be transformed into sensory light tunnels providing an explosion of visual magic, and traditional candlelight village displays, festive drinks, s'mores and great photo opportunities will delight crowds of all ages.
Enjoy the iconic lights that adorn the Anheuser-Busch Brewery close up during walking tours. Brewery Lights features more than one million twinkling lights and lots of family friendly activities. New this year is an enhanced parade with Clydesdales and street performers, giant branded nutcrackers and interactive stage performances.
The Saint Louis Science Center has expanded its Preschool Science Series to include new offerings for different age groups of young scientists. Storybook STEAM is for ages 3 to 5.