In March, more than 100 volunteers from the Edwardsville community planted 100 trees to get the Edwardsville Children’s Museum Micro Forest off the ground. On April 22, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., ECM will plant a second round of trees in celebration of Earth Day, and your family is invited to join the effort.
Lend your heart and your hands to bring hope and support to pets and people in crisis at the Purina Farms Pet Project Day. This is a wonderful opportunity for your whole family to volunteer together! Join Purina Farms for a day of community service featuring 10 different projects that benefit two local greater St. Louis organizations.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar, from the iconic Eric Carle picture books, features more than 75 larger-than-life puppets, friends from other Eric Carle picture books, including Brown Bear, Brown Bear, 10 Little Rubber Ducks, The Very Lonely Firefly and more.
Spend the summer making art and having fun at the St. Louis Artists' Guild! Our camps focus on 2D media including drawing, painting, and printmaking, and our talented teaching artists work with each student based on skill level. These camps are a great opportunity for students ages 6-18 who love to draw for fun or have a serious interest in improving their skills. Our COVID-19 safety guidelines will remain in place, so hurry to register! Class limit is 9 students.
What's "s'more" fun than an evening at The Magic House? Add some s'mores and you'll have S'more Magical Nights! This private, after-hours event includes toasting your own s'mores around a campfire in the front play garden at The Magic House, plus private playtime inside.
Pianos for People Summer Music Camps are now open for registration! Group beginner classes are for students who are new to the instrument or have taken lessons for less than 6 months. These will be offered twice at each of our locations. At our Cherokee location, they will be held from June 7-10 or June 21-24. In Ferguson, we will offer these same sessions from July 12-15 and July 19-22. Piano Enrichment camps are for students who have taken two or more semesters of lessons. These will be offered at Cherokee from July 14-17 and in Ferguson from July 19-22.
The Saint Louis Chess Club is offering free group chess instruction to kids and teens at various branches of the St. Louis County Library.
Bring your little ones to Toddler Tinker Time at The Magic House for special experiences designed especially for preschoolers. Weekday mornings, Tuesday through Friday, families will enjoy hands-on activities in the Art Studio, plus private playtime featuring limited capacity in Wonder Works and Wonder Why.
The Magic House now offers a virtual art experience for children – multi-sensory Virtual Petite Picasso classes. Classes are taught live from the Art Studio at The Magic House, and a different art activity is featured each week!