Animal rescue doesn't stop in the face of a global pandemic, and the Metro East Humane Society (MEHS) is offering a way for families to have fun and support animals in need at the same time. Camp MEHS on September 5 will feature a take home "camp" kit for families, including t-shirts and bandanas to tie dye, crafts, s'mores kits, Chef's Shoppe popcorn, Annie's Bow Wow Cups, smoothies from Source Juicery, Four Muddy Paws goodies for your four-legged friends, beverages for adults and kids, and more.
The Kenya's Kids interactive exhibit introduces children to the East African country of Kenya, a country both technologically advanced and filled with longtime traditions. As part of the exhibit, families will discover the many similarities and differences in the daily lives of children in Kenya.
Purina Farms is bringing the best of the farm to your home every week! You can virtually explore Purina Farms through videos featuring the animals, dog trainers and others who work there, as well as the pets who work and play at Purina Farms every day. Each day of the week features videos on a variety of topics including animal connections, training tips and responsible pet care advice for kids.
Geocaching is an outdoor treasure hunting game using either a GPS-enabled device or the official Geocache app. Use either to navigate your way to a cache, read the clues and search for it. A local geocaching enthusiast will be in Schroeder Park to teach families about this activity which is especially good while social distancing!
It's movie night at Purina Farms - drive-in style! Enjoy a showing of "Babe" outside on a jumbo screen. Audio will be transmitted to an FM radio station so you can hang out in or nearby the safety of your vehicle. Pre-show entertainment will be provided by the Purina Incredible Dog Team and others! Advance registration is required.
Kids can help end cancer by registering for the Pedal the Cause Kids Challenge. Registration fee is only $10 and includes a Kids Challenge t-shirt. Kids Challenge participants can set a goal to compete a physical challenge (riding their bikes, running, walking or another activity) on their own the weekend of September 26-27.
Join in on Gateway to the Stars for some virtual stargazing and to learn about lunar exploration from members of the St. Louis Astronomical Society.
Celebrate the season with the new Planetarium show Seasons Greetings. Viewers will discover the nature of our seasons and why the winter solstice has long been a time of celebration. This live star show lets you gaze up to the winter sky, but also look back at how the cultures are united in celebration during the winter season and how these celestial sights still influence our holidays today.
The magical sights of the Gateway Arch Park Foundation's Winterfest return to downtown St. Louis this holiday season! Kiener Plaza will transform into a dazzling wonderland featuring more than 70,000 lights in the park's trees, complementing the breathtaking backdrop of the Gateway Arch and Old Courthouse.
Visit with Santa outside in the Jingle Bell Pavilion at The Magic House! Children can have their photo taken with Santa in a socially-distanced way when they're invited to board Santa's sleigh. They can even deliver their letters to Santa through a special mail slot in the clear acrylic panel between Santa and his guests in the sleigh.
Wonderlight's Christmas in St. Louis is a dazzling display of Christmas lights synchronized to traditional and newer, rocking music, played through your car stereo. At this drive-through experience, you'll see shooting stars, floating snowflakes, dancing candy canes and lollipops, giant Christmas trees and five enchanting tunnels of lights.
Celebrate the magic of the holidays the entire month of December at the Holiday Magic experience at The Magic House! Holiday Magic features expanded hours, festive decorations, lots of outdoor attractions and experiences and the opportunity to safely visit Santa in his sleigh.