Above and Beyond Opens at the Saint Louis Science Center

Celebrate aerospace technology at the new, highly interactive special exhibition at the Saint Louis Science Center: Above and Beyond. This special exhibition will immerse you in flight and space travel, with simulations that allow visitors to design and test-fly a supersonic jet, experience flight as a bird, and ride in a space elevator. 

Above and Beyond takes you faster, farther and higher for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. It's produced by Evergreen Exhibitions in association with Boeing, in collaboration with NASA and the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum.

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Puppets Workshop at The Magic House

Give a hand to puppeteer Daniel Romano and his Blaque Berry Puppets as he brings his puppets to life during workshops and performances at The Magic House.

Romano is a puppeteer, storyteller, teacher and folklorist. His Blaque Berry Puppet Theater performs original stories as well as African, Irish and frontier tales at schools, libraries, fairs and festivals across the St. Louis region. Romano is on the artists' roster for Springboard, a St. Louis-based art education agency.

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Family Dreams Series Parent Cafe

The LUME Institute invites parents with children from birth through age 8 to a series of free parent workshops focusing on developing parenting skills and learning about child development.

The Parent Cafe sessions are opportunities to build relationships with other parents and hear from child development experts on the following topics:

Jan. 14: A Vision for Me

Feb. 11: Building Our Families

March 10: Empowering Community

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And in This Corner . . . Cassius Clay

Before he became "The Greatest," Muhammad Ali was just a boy named Cassius Clay growing up in Jim Crow Louisville, Kentucky. In a rage over a stolen bicycle, 12-year-old Cassius meets the white cop who will be his first boxing coach on his way to Olympic glory. This play, presented by Metro Theater Company and performed at the Missouri History Museum, is a true story of courage, conscience and community. 

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Beethoven's New Groove

Learn about the beats in music and how different rhythms create different music styles with classical favorites. Hear your favorites, such as Tchaikovsky's Waltz from Sleeping Beauty, Grieg's In the Hall of the Mountain King, selections from beethoven's Fifth and Ninth symphonies and more.

3 p.m. at Powell Hall. Part of the 2015-2016 series of Family Concerts by the St. Louis Symphony. 

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The Zany World of Dr. Seuss

Explore the inventive world of Dr. Seuss as only the St. Louis Symphony can! Use your imagination as the orchestra takes your ears on a wondrous adventure through the beloved stories of Dr. Seuss, featuring guests artists. With a merry romp written for each story, this is a concert to be loved by Seuss fans of all ages. Tickets start at just $8.

3 p.m. at Powell Hall. Part of the 2015-2016 series of Family Concerts by the St. Louis Symphony. 

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Once Upon a Tea Party

Little ladies and their mothers are invited to attend an afternoon of fun at Once Upon a Tea Party. Each young lady is asked to dress up as her favorite princess or wear their favorite dress.

You'll enjoy a special visit from your favorite princesses, story time, tea, and you'll make a craft. Cost is $10 for residents of Fenton and members of Riverchase, and $12 for the general public. At Riverchase in Fenton.

1-2:30 p.m. for 

More information: or call 636-343-0067.



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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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