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Dinoroarus at the Saint Louis Zoo

Dinoroarus is back for a limited time at the Saint Louis Zoo. This engaging attraction for all ages features 14 groupings of animatronic and stationary dinosaurs - colorful, prehistoric creatures that move realistically, some roaring and spiting or placidly munching on lush vegetation.

 

 

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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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Solar Sundays at the McDonnell Planetarium

Take your kids to enjoy daytime solar telescope viewing at the McDonnell Planetarium during the run up to the April 8 total solar eclipse. A variety of solar telescopes and safe viewing techniques are used to provide guests safe views of the Sun, including the ability to see features like sunspots and solar prominences.

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Craft Alliance Summer Camps

Embark on an unforgettable summer journey of creativity, self-discovery, and artistic expression! Our half-day camps are tailor-made for young minds, offering a transformative experience that fosters self-confidence and creative thinking. Guided by artist faculty, campers immerse themselves in activities like pottery on the wheel and torch-wielding artistry, ensuring an enriching learning experience. In 2023, our Summer Camp hosted a vibrant community of over 800 campers from St. Louis, each finding inspiration and joy in the artistic realm. Building on our commitment to engaging education, our camps cater to various interests – whether sculpting with molten glass, mastering weaving, or honing pottery skills. Our professional teaching artists make learning enjoyable, ensuring your camper picks up new skills while having fun.

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi in Concert

Reignite the spark of hope with Lucasfilm's Star Wars: The Last Jedi as our heroes brave the relentless pursuit of the First Order. Journey alongside Rey as she seeks the galaxy's last hope, the legendary Luke Skywalker. Experience the thrill, the fear, the anticipation, as the fate of the Resistance hangs in the balance. Get swept away into the Skywalker saga like never before as your St. Louis Symphony Orchestra breathes new life into John Williams’ Academy Award–nominated score, performed live along with the film.

 

 

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Metro Theater Company's Creative Arts Camp and Grand Theater Camp

Get ready for a joyful summer at Metro Theater Company Summer Camps! Dive into the world of storytelling through movement at Creative Arts Camp, or perfect the art of auditioning at Grand Theater Camp. Our team of professional teaching artists ensure that every moment is filled with fun and learning — immersing campers of all ages in the magic of the arts. Join us for an unforgettable summer packed with creativity and excitement! Middle school and high school camps are presented in partnership with Summer at SLU. Creative Arts Camp (Pre-K - 5th grades) is presented in partnership with New City School.

 

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Family Sunday at the Saint Louis Art Museum
Sunday, April 21, 2024

Families are invited to the Saint Louis Art Museum on Sunday afternoon to participate in free hands-on art activities with fun themes and to explore the galleries. Each Family Sunday focuses on a different family-friendly theme. 

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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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Animals Aglow at the Saint Louis Zoo

Explore the Saint Louis Zoo in the evenings at the new Animals Aglow exhibit. Bring your family to experience the luminous glow of 50 towering lanterns depicting animals, plants and traditional Chinese elements. Don't miss this celebration of culture and art! 

 

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