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Bye Bye Birdie

At this parent-child workshop, you'll learn what birds you can expect to see during a great bird migration and how to help them along on their travels.


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Parent-Child Workshop: ArtSparks

ArtSparks is a new program for parents and preschool-age kids that promotes the development of cognition, language, motor and social/emotional skills in young children through art projects and play.

Laumeier Sculpture Park's multi-generational Parent & Child workshops are a wonderful way for family members to spend quality and creative time together. Children - along with a parent, grandparent or caregiver - explore new artistic media, develop a meaningful bond and create memories to last a lifetime. One registration includes one adult and one child.

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Free Pokemon Go Night

Join fellow Pokemon Go enthusiasts at Laumeier Sculpture Park for an evening of hunting and battling Pokemon.

With five gyms and Pokestops at every sculpture in the Park, make sure to stock up on Lure Modules, Incense and Potions before the event. Whether to rep Team Mystic, Team Instinct or Team Valor, come out and catch 'em all at Laumeier! 

6 to 8 p.m. at Laumeier Sculpture Park.

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Iron Kid Triathlon

Your kids can test their might and compete with their peers in the Iron Kid Triathlon sponsored by St. Louis County Parks.

The competition consists of three part - a swim, bicycle ride and run. There will be two age divisions, 7-10 years and 11-14 in this friendly competition. Parents are encouraged to volunteer.

8 a.m. to noon at the Pavilion at Lemay. Cost is $20 per child in advance and $25 on the day of the event.

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Sandcastle Beach at The Magic House

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!

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Omnimax Movies at the Saint Louis Science Center

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.

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Sea Lion Shows at the Saint Louis Zoo

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.

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