Visit the Missouri Botanical Garden to search the pond and the Central Axis Pools for amazing dragonflies.
Join the Missouri Botanical Garden on June 17 for Great Green Adventures: Interesting Insects and find out what insects call the Garden home.
Join the Missouri Botanical Garden on May 20 for Great Green Adventures: Woodland Wonders and investigate the English Garden while searching high and low for leaves of all shapes and colors.
Join the Missouri Botanical Garden for Great Green Adventures: Bees, Butterflies and Blossoms, where kids discover why bees and butterflies need blossoms, why blossoms need bees and why we need them all.
Join in and celebrate Arbor Day by getting to know some of the Garden's trees.
Join the Missouri Botanical Garden on March 19 for Great Green Adventures: Getting the Garden Ready when kids can explore the vegetable garden before it's planted.
Come visit World Bird Sanctuary after hours for Sensory Nights on June 29, July 27, and August 31 from 5:30-7:30 with different sensory stations involving nature and recycling, and also meet some of their animal ambassadors!
There are more than strawberries (but plenty of those too) at this festival! Kids can enjoy pony rides, carnival rides, a petting farm, wagon rides, inflatables and lots more.
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.
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.