The St. Louis Public Library hosts this free concert series right on the steps of the Central Library location once a month through September. Families are welcome to enjoy live music outdoors. Concerts begin at 7 p.m.
Learn more about these concerts and a list of band performances in our feature story.
More information: slpl.org
Enjoy the first ever Summer Flashback Film Series for Throwback Thursdays at the Saint Louis Science Center's OMNIMAX Theater. Every Thursday through August 13, you and your family can see some of your favorite movies on the five-story giant screen.
Check out the new Makerspace at the Saint Louis Science Center! Makerspaces are interactive, community-oriented spaces where you can create and learn skills using a variety of different tools and materials.
In the Science Center's Makerspace you can explore science, technology, engineering and your creativity. Visitors can play, imagine, build, adapt, modify, work together and have FUN!
The Makerspace includes:
Join the Delta Dental Health Theatre for its 2nd annual Plaquey Wacky 5K and Obstacle Relay Race on June 20. The event is for all ages, and includes a lot of fun exercises, "gross" activities for kids, an inflatable obstacle course, music, healthy snacks and giveaways.
Registration ranges from $15 to $40 per person, or $50 to $100 for groups of 4-5. The 5K begins at 9 a.m. and the Wacky Obstacle Course begins at 10.
Today's robots are nothing short of astonishing. Those coming in the not-too distant future are simply revolutionary – and they are becoming eerily like us. What does it take to make a humanoid robot – a robot that can do anything we can do without the benefit of a human brain?
Bring your family and friends to enjoy Food Truck Sundays in Shaw Park. Some of St. Louis' most popular food trucks will be on hand to provide tasty eats, and there will also be family entertainment, and live music. Picnic tables are available throughout the part (both covered and uncovered sites), or bring your own blankets or lawn chairs.
More information: claytonmo.gov
See students of the School of Rock-St. Louis perform while helping to support the Rock School Scholarship Fun and Play It Forward-St. Louis, which fund musical instruments and lessons for kids in need.
The concert will feature the music of The Beatles, Michael Jackson, Prince, Green Day and lots more.
6 to 9 p.m. at The Pageant in the Delmar Loop.
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.
At this free art program for ages 3-6 the focus is on the process of making art rather than the finished product. Both in-person and virtual sessions are offered.
Splash and play with your little one in this fun morning activity. No registration is necessary.