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Family Workshop at the Challenger Learning Center

The Challenger Learning Center, known for offering 'out-of-this-world' science learning for kids, is offering Family Workshops this spring. Workshops are designed for parents and children to work together on aerospace, aviation and engineering-themed projects.

Workshops include all supplies and materials to build a rocket, robot or model airplane. Spaces are limited and reservations are required.

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The Wonderful World of Worms

Bring your little ones to Rockwoods Reservation to explore the underground world of earthworms. Be prepared to get messy, because they'll dig in the soil and touch living worms!

11 a.m. to noon. Free, but reservations are required.

More information: mdc.mo.gov

 

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Animal Babies at Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center


This is a good time of year to celebrate furry little animal babies. Aren’t they cute? They wake up, dash around, leap and jump, play hard with each other, and then cuddle up and fall asleep again. While their parents feed, protect and teach them, the babies are learning about the world around them.

Bring your kids, age 3 and up, to celebrate animal babies, and make a furry little animal to take home.

9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Free. At Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center.

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Peanut Says 'No More Trash!'

Peanut the turtle is a female red-eared slider who is famous for her figure. Her shape is the result of litter – a plastic six pack ring that she crawled through and got stuck in as a young turtle. After being rescued in 1993, she has since become the mascot for the “No More Trash” campaign.

Peanut now lives at Powder Valley Nature Center where she continues to spread the word about littering. 

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Shenanigans! The Mystery Circus Show

Juggling Jeff stars in Shenanigans! The Mystery Circus Show coming to the West County Family YMCA on Saturday, March 28. Families can enjoy juggling, comedy, acrobatic feats and lots more at this high-energy show.

Performers include Juggling Jeff, Vanessa Waggoner and Jaime Zayas. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for seniors, students and children.

The show begins at noon. More information: ymcastlouis.org

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Washington University's Lunar New Year's Festival

Take a front seat for a spectacular performance from the Washington University's Lunar New Year's Festival.

From a magical diabolo performance, a fantastic feat of Chinese yoyo, to a powerful martial arts performance, visitors will enjoy traditional dances still popular in China today.

Part of the Children's China exhibit at The Magic House. 

Performances are at 10:30 and 12:30 p.m. Included with Magic House admission,

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Winging It at the Saint Louis Zoo
Sunday, May 26, 2024
Monday, May 27, 2024
Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Returning to the Saint Louis Zoo is the bird show “Winging It,” presented in partnership with World Bird Sanctuary. Birds will take the stage at the Lichtenstein Sea Lion Arena. In this amazing, free-flying presentation, a variety of exotic and native birds will demonstrate their natural abilities, and some will even soar over the audience.

 

 

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