Children can help those less fortunate and get into The Magic House free during the Museum’s annual canned food drive. On November 14 and 15 children under the age of 12 who bring in three canned goods per person will be admitted to the museum free of charge. The collected food will be donated to the St. Louis Area Foodbank to help families in need.
Helping others can be a magical experience! During regular museum hours.
Experience the Art of Maurice Sendak exhibit at the St. Louis Public Library with the special art play time. Kids will decorate a crown and let the wild rumpus start!
10 to 11 a.m. at the St. Louis Public Library, Schlafly Branch. Free.
More information: slpl.org
See the musical that has received rave reviews, called "more glorious than promised" by the New York Times and named by Time Magazine as the #1 show of the year. MATILDA the Musical comes to the Fox Theater through Nov. 1 on it's first national tour.
Why are some squirrels gray? What do they eat? How do they climb trees? Preschoolers (ages 3 to 6), will learn about squirrels, through listening to stories, playing games and making a craft. Then, they'll go on an outdoor acorn hunt.
9:30 to 11 a.m. At Rockwoods Reservation. For reservations, call 636-458-2236.
More information: mdc.mo.gov
This is your family's chance to experience a great family adventure while you learn about everything from birds to butterflies, crickets to katydids! Participants in BioBlitz will join teams of scientists and skilled naturalists to study biodiversity in a fun, hands-on way.
Celebrate Shark Week at the Saint Louis Zoo, where you'll get free admission to Stingrays at the Caribbean Cove when you come to the zoo dressed as a shark. You can also enjoy lots of shark-themed activities, shark-themed snacks, and live music on the weekend.
Express yourself through color and texture as you discover the unlimited possibilities of mono prints! Collaborate to create multi-layered mono prints using gelatin plates, stencils, ink and found objects. Bring home a collection of masterpieces!