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.
Create interesting sculptures using upcycled wood scraps and found objects!
Science Saturdays combine stories and science make-and-take activities for science-inspired fun! Science Saturdays are geared toward with children who are candidates for Pre Kindergarten, Junior Kindergarten and Senior Kindergarten.
Trade in sugary candy for healthy exercise and a fun swim in the wave pool! Bring leftover Halloween candy to The Lodge of Des Peres and receive one admission to enjoy the indoor wave pool. Registration is required and space is limited.
Your child is old enough to start kindergarten, but is he or she ready? Are you? At this special presentation, both you and your child will get a brief overview of what is expected before your child even enters the classroom. You'll also receive a free backpack and school supplies. Registration is required.
Storytelling in the Museum is an in-person storytelling event happening at 10:30 a.m. at the Missouri History Museum. This event, perfect for the preschool set, features engaging stories with themes like Fairy Tales, Japanese culture, rainforests, music and more.
U.S. Bank Wild Lights at the Saint Louis Zoo is back for another beautifully lit season. Your family can stroll through the Zoo grounds surrounded by a million lights! Visitors will see animated light displays, enjoy fun photo opportunities, holiday carolers, Santa's woodland workshop, roaming entertainers, and lots more in this enchanting holiday wonderland.
More than a million lights will illuminate some of the Missouri Botanical Garden's most iconic locations, walkways will be transformed into sensory light tunnels providing an explosion of visual magic, and traditional candlelight village displays, festive drinks, s'mores and great photo opportunities will delight crowds of all ages.