This free workshop for mothers and daughters focuses on the need for female engineers and careers for women in engineering. It will be led by Donna Chapman, Business and Technology Specialist with the Rockwood School Districs as well as other Rockwood staff.
Girls and Engineering is part of the Rockwood Parent Series, free workshops designed to strengthen communities and offer expert information to parents.
Lace up your running and walking shoes and chase down a costume because this fun event has something for all ages. The 5K and 10K runs are out-and-back courses, and there is a half mile Children's Fun Run for ages 10 and under.
Costumes are encouraged for all ages.
The School of Rock is offering free music workshops for kids and teens at its location in Ballwin. The school has teamed up with the St. Louis Blues Society to offer four free blues workshops with local musicians, covering harmonica, bass, drums and guitar.
Scheduled workshops are:
Why are some squirrels gray? What do they eat? How do they climb trees? Preschoolers (ages 3 to 6), will learn about squirrels, through listening to stories, playing games and making a craft. Then, they'll go on an outdoor acorn hunt.
9:30 to 11 a.m. At Rockwoods Reservation. For reservations, call 636-458-2236.
More information: mdc.mo.gov
This is your family's chance to experience a great family adventure while you learn about everything from birds to butterflies, crickets to katydids! Participants in BioBlitz will join teams of scientists and skilled naturalists to study biodiversity in a fun, hands-on way.
Kids can explore the art of mask making and masquerade with craftsman Scott Schoonover as they unmask their creativity and use a variety of materials to create their own original disguise.
Enjoy special evening hours at The Butterfly House during October for the Owls and Orchids Animal Encounters events. On Tuesday and Thursday evenings, guests can get an up-close view of the beautiful Owl Butterflies, which are most active at dusk and dawn.
Evening hours are 4:30 to 7 p.m. with separate admission from daytime hours. Admission is $6 per person general admission; $3 per person for members of the Missouri Botanical Garden.
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.