Visit the James S. McDonnell Planetarium in Forest Park for star shows for all ages. Show are hourly on the half hour and include a 30-minute Planetarium show in the Orthwein StarBay and a self-guided tour of the Boeing Space Station after the show.
The beloved children's Planetarium show that the whole family can enjoy, The Little Star That Could, celebrates the 30th anniversary of its premiere, and you and your little ones are invited to celebrate at this special birthday pajama party.
Celebrate the 10th anniversary of Pluto's status as a dwarf planet with star shows and fun family activities throughout the day.
The Planetarium's star shows will focus on Pluto and NASA's New Horizon's mission.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the James S. McDonnel Planetarium in Forest Park.
More information: slsc.org
Join the Saint Louis Science Center and members of the St. Louis Astronomical Society for fun astronomy activities for all ages.
You can learn about telescopes and how you can begin exploring the stars on your own, and, if the weather permits, take part in solar observing near the Planetarium entrance.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. All activities are free.
More information: slsc.org
The Science Louis Science Center is continuing to ignite and sustain lifelong science and technology learning through its online Science @ Home series! Visit the Science Center's web site or social media channels for DIY science experiments that can be done at home, Amazing Science Demonstrations from the Science Center's Energy Stage team, connections to local scientists, astronomy updates from the McDonnell Planetarium, live chats and more. Content is designed for all ages.
Storytelling in the Museum is now offered on Zoom from the Missouri History Museum! Tune in every Friday at 10:30 a.m. for engaging stories with themes like Our City, Superheroes, Steaming Through History, Healthy Habits and lots more.
The Magic House is bringing innovative, hands-on learning to you at home with its #MagicAtHome series of interactive, instructional online presentations. The Magic At Home series of activities includes lots of fun projects that you can make at home with common materials. The easy-to-follow directions mean your kids can make paper sculpture, do shaving cream marble painting, create make-your-own flowers, go "fishin," make TP roll animals, make salad spin art and more.
Enjoy the Saint Louis Zoo online! Zoom with Saint Louis Zoo educators is a live, free presentation that allows families to learn more about animals and how amazing they are. Themes vary, and registration in advance is required. After registering, you'll receive a confirmation email letting you know how to join.
If you can't join the live presentation, the recordings are available on the zoo's web site at stlzoo.org/STLZOOms