Elementary Age

Discover Laumeier Sculpture Park
Sunday, June 12, 2022

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, explore connections between art and the natural environment and discover unique artworks by renowned artists. 

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Family Workshop: Painting in the Park

Immerse yourself in nature as part of your creative process and let Laumeier Sculpture Park spark your joy and inspire your painting. Each registrant will receive a 16 x 20 canvas and all materials necessary for painting in the outdoors.

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Firefly Festival at The Butterfly House
Friday, June 17, 2022

At the Firefly Festival, families will join staff for guided tours, discover the secrets of glow-in-the-dark animals, find out ways to help fireflies around your home, and learn to speak firefly with the firefly code game. You'll wrap up the night by joining The Butterfly House entomologists in the park to see real fireflies.  

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Whitaker Music Festival at the Missouri Botanical Garden
Wednesday, June 1, 2022
Wednesday, June 8, 2022
Wednesday, June 15, 2022

The Whitaker Music Festival at the Missouri Botanical Garden is a beloved summer tradition that presents free Wednesday evening concerts under the stars. Bring the kids, because there is free admission to the Children's Garden from 5-7 pm.

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St. Louis African Arts Festival
Saturday, May 28, 2022
Sunday, May 29, 2022
Monday, May 30, 2022

Children's activities include storytelling, arts and crafts, mask-making and educational workshops. In conjunction with the festival, the Saint Louis Zoo will have special activities focused on a different African animal each day.
 

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Schlafly Art Outside Festival
Saturday, May 28, 2022
Sunday, May 29, 2022

Schlafly Art Outside is a three-day invitational art fair featuring affordable art from more than 60 artists based in the St. Louis region. Enjoy quality art, tasty food, local brews and live music. There will also be a Kids Corner sponsored by Artists First with hands-on art activities at this family-friendly festival. 

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Sandcastle Beach at The Magic House

Experience a day at the beach without having to go any further than The Magic House! The popular Sandcastle Beach features tons of sand, hidden seashells to dig up and even beach umbrellas on the "shores" of The Magic House!

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