Visit Whitecliff Park in Crestwood for a free Touch-a-Truck open to all. Kids can climb into, hop on and honk the horns of some big trucks and other vehicles.
Kids will go on a scavenger hunt through the library to find fun space facts and receive a small prize when they finish.
Things That Go is a fun, free big truck event where kids can see all kinds of vehicles up close! There will be construction equipment, race cars, fire trucks, police vehicles, service trucks, recreational vehicles, ambulances, helicopters, tow trucks and more.
Bring your little one for a morning of hands-on nature activities and crafts with the Missouri Department of Conservation. Wonders of Wildlife features learning and activity stations that focus on different aspects of nature.
Adventurous families are invited to pan for gold and gems, learn how to fly fish, meet Izzy the Grizzlie and experience private playtime in the Molly of Denali: An Alaskan Adventure exhibit.
COCA presents its summer musical, Matilda live on stage! Matilda Wormwood, a young girl with extraordinary powers, uses her love of reading and storytelling as an escape from her life with her neglectful parents. She befriends a kind teacher who encourages her to embrace her uniqueness, and leads her to discover her own remarkable powers.
Celebrate Shark Day at the Saint Louis Zoo! Enjoy steel drummer entertainment, learn fascinating facts about sharks, including how conservation efforts upstream in St. Louis make a difference in the challenges sharks face in the ocean. Plus, guests who wear a shark costume will receive free access to Stingrays at the Caribbean Cove!
Kids can work on existing gym skills, learn new skills or just play around during Open Gym at Miss Kelly's Gym. Reservations are not necessary.
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.
Science Tots is designed for children ages 18 to 36 months. The class provides opportunities to support brain development and learning. Toddlers and their grown-ups will explore STEM topics through songs, stories, hands-on exploration and play.