Be both an electrician and a carpenter for a day with your child by your side. Build your own wood scrap lamp using upcycled wood. Use your artistic skills to design your table lamp while learning how upcycling materials for art saves the planet.
Try something new to kick off your summer weekends at Laumeier Sculpture Park Finally Friday Series. Your family can enjoy some of your favorite food and beverage trucks onsite at the beautiful park from 4-8 p.m.
Enhance your Friday fun at HullabaZoo at the Saint Louis Zoo! These themed afternoons and evenings are full of family activities unique to the Zoo. Enjoy live entertainment you can dance to, and kid favorites like the Bubble Bus. Plus, kids can join in animal-related educational activities focusing on conserving endangered species.
Entertainer Mama Lisa will present "Words that Move in Africa." During this session, kids will learn to remember and present a story with Fundisha Children's Folktale Dance Theatre.
Join your SLSO and embark on a swashbuckling adventure filled with romance, wit, and daring duels in The Princess Bride: Live in Concert at Stifel Theatre on June 16 & 18. Experience one of the most beloved films of all time as never before—with the power of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra performing the entire musical score live-to-picture.
The Spring Fishing Derby at Watson Trail Park is free and open to the general public and kids of all ages. Participants can compete for trophies for the smallest, largest and most fish caught.
PlantTech Jam features hands-on science, tinkering and robotics fun for the whole family. This free event, open to all ages, includes science innovation and technology related activities and a chance to learn more about the Danforth Center through a behind-the-scenes tour of the scientific facilities and prairie.
There are more than strawberries (but plenty of those too) at this festival! Kids can enjoy pony rides, carnival rides, a petting farm, wagon rides, inflatables and lots more.
With the help of ten truckloads of sand, The Magic House's backyard will be transformed once again into a beachfront park for the popular Sandcastle Beach exhibit. Sandcastle Beach opens May 26 with a Kick Off to Summer event that includes ice cream, the Bubble Bus and a dance party!
Catch a movie or two at the Saint Louis Science Center's OMNIMAX Theater, where films are shown featuring the IMAX with Laser. This state-of-the-art theater provides the sharpest images, unmatched sound quality and 40% greater color range than traditional theaters. The five-story, 80-foot-diameter dome will fill your entire field of vision providing a truly immersive experience. Opening May 24: The Little Mermaid: The IMAX Experience.
Visit the James S. McDonnell Planetarium in Forest Park and see a star show to experience the largest artificial sky in the Western Hemisphere. Star shows are lead LIVE by one of the Planetarium's educators, creating a new and tailored experience for every audience.
See the Zoo's California sea lions perform acrobatic and athletic feats, including Olympic-style dives on a high-diving platform, flipper walks, frisbee tosses and plenty of surprises. While on stage with the sea lions, the Zoo's trainers explain sea lion behavior and positive-reinforcement training, in addition to the need for conserving the sea lion's ocean habitat.