Girls ages 14 to 18 can bring out their inner Katniss and learn some of the archery skills this character used in the popular book series and movie The Hunger Games. Participants will rotate between three activities throughout the day: archery, fire/water/shelter skills and camouflage.
Participants should dress for the weather and bring a water bottle and snack.
7/16/15: UPDATE: Due to a scheduling conflict, the St. Louis Rams have cancelled this event.
Join the St. Louis Rams for the inaugural Play 60 Mini Mudder on July 18. This is an event for the whole family, with special guests the Rams cheerleaders, Rampage, the Rams Play 60 Bus and DJ Pru. Kids can participate in a one-mile muddy obstacle course. There will also be Rams inflatables and food trucks.
Explore the wonderful insects that fly at night at The Butterfly House during this special event to celebrate National Moth Week. Entomologists will set up black lights, which will attract night-flying insects from miles away. This one-of-a-kind experience will give you a chance to closely observe rarely seen nocturnal insects that come to the light. Sightings may include large moths, beetles, crickets and other fascinating insects.
Remember the delightful, warm summer nights you spent as a child capturing fireflies? Experience those night again with your own kids as you all learn more about this fascinating beetle.
During Fireflies: Summer Night Lights, you'll also take a hike into a magical firest filled with twinkling lights.
For ages 7 and up with parents or caregivers.
7:30 to 9 p.m. Free, but reservations are requested. At Powder Valley Nature Center.
Join a discussion of the musculoskeletal system offered by the Athletic Training Education program of Saint Louis University's College of Health Science. You'll learn about proper warm-up, stretching and conditioning techniques, along with common sports injuries and how to avoid them. At the Saint Louis Science Center.
10 a.m. to noon. $12 for Science Center members per person; $14 for non-members. Recommended for kids 5th grade and older and families. Reservations required.
More information: slsc.org
Circus Flora, St. Louis' original one-ring circus, is now in its 33rd season! This beloved show is an unbelievable mix of excitement, charm, daring, and comedy, all under an intimate Big Top setting. See mesmerizing circus acts, storytellers and performers in this year's show, The Caper in Aisle 6. Daytime and evening shows are on select nights June 6 through 30 with special 10 a.m. performances for young children, a sensory-friendly performance and a special Peanut-Free Preview night for those with nut allergies.
Join the evil Cruella De Vil and her two klutzy henchmen as they try to steal a litter of the cutest puppies ever to hit jolly old London Town. But not to worry, this fur-raising adventure ends happily with plenty of puppy power to spare! This production of Disney's 101 Dalmations is performed live on stage by STAGES St. Louis at the Robert G. Rein Theatre in Kirkwood, with special daytime performances perfect for little ones.