Enjoy a fun morning of kite flying and watch the Gateway Kite Club perform with stunt kites at this free event. The first 50 participants will receive a free goodie bag, and eveyone will get to decorate their own kite.
9 a.m. to noon at Joe Glik Park in Edwardsville.
More information: cityofedwardsville.com
Bring your kids to get up close to an American Bald Eagle. Your family can ask questions and take pictures while you see this majestic bird up close.
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lewis & Clark Confluence Tower in Hartford, Ill. Free.
More information: confluencetower.com
Young visitors and their families are invited to the Energy Stage to enjoy interactive read-alouds of science-themed picture books. Story times are followed by a short demonstration or discussion connected to the book's main concepts.