Middle Schoolers

MindSET Engineering Program

The Saint Louis Science Center has partnered with Tau Beta Pi - a national Engineering Honors Society - to provide STEM engineering-based programs for children in grades 3 through 6. MindSET is a national initiative let by Tau Beta to help students become interested in STEM careers by organizing programs that are both fun and educational.

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Family Workshop at the Challenger Learning Center

The Challenger Learning Center, known for offering 'out-of-this-world' science learning for kids, is offering Family Workshops this spring. Workshops are designed for parents and children to work together on aerospace, aviation and engineering-themed projects.

Workshops include all supplies and materials to build a rocket, robot or model airplane. Spaces are limited and reservations are required.

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Busy as a Beaver

Beavers are always busy, it seems. They are very industrious and seem to never stop cutting down trees and building all kinds of neat stuff. Beavers are by far the largest rodents in North America, and a main reason that St. Louis was established here 250 years ago.

Kids ages 6-12 can learn more about the beaver, conservation efforts for them and why they are thriving in Missouri.

9:30-11 a.m. Free, but reservations are required.

At August A. Busch Memorial Conservation Area. 

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African Film Festival Youth Matinee

Experience South Africa during the 10th annual Washington University African Film Festival Matinee. Films include The Case of the Disappearing Daddy, Kanyekanye, and Khumba.

In The Case of the Disappearing Daddy (4 minutes), little Amy turns the case over to super sleuth A. Stemmet when daddy goes missing during bath time.

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Hops Run 5K and Kids Bunny Run

Kids ages 4 to 12 can participate in the Kids Bunny Run, a part of the Lift for Life Gym's Hops Run 2015. There will be a 1/4 "bunny trail" just for kids with four silly themed challenge stations.

Bring your camera for photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny and Fred Bird!

At the completion of the Bunny Run, children will receive a complimentary breakfast item and a drink, plus prizes and medals for all participants. 

10:15 at the Lower Muny Parking Lot in Forest Park. Registration is $10 per child in advance and $15 on race day.

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Washington University's Lunar New Year's Festival

Take a front seat for a spectacular performance from the Washington University's Lunar New Year's Festival.

From a magical diabolo performance, a fantastic feat of Chinese yoyo, to a powerful martial arts performance, visitors will enjoy traditional dances still popular in China today.

Part of the Children's China exhibit at The Magic House. 

Performances are at 10:30 and 12:30 p.m. Included with Magic House admission,

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Winging It at the Saint Louis Zoo
Sunday, May 26, 2024
Monday, May 27, 2024
Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Returning to the Saint Louis Zoo is the bird show “Winging It,” presented in partnership with World Bird Sanctuary. Birds will take the stage at the Lichtenstein Sea Lion Arena. In this amazing, free-flying presentation, a variety of exotic and native birds will demonstrate their natural abilities, and some will even soar over the audience.

 

 

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