To help limit the spread of Coronavirus and to support public health efforts, many family attractions have closed temporarily. In the meantime, we invite our readers to enjoy virtual events highlighted in our Things To Do calendar. When you do go out, follow public health guidelines: wear masks, practice social distancing and wash your hands frequently. To learn why social distancing is important and effective in lessening the spread of COVID-19, hear from Dr. Alexis Elward, Chief Medical Officer at St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

Laumeier Sculpture Park

Parent-Child Workshop: Painting: All About Color

Enjoy a fun afternoon exploring color with your child at this parent and child workshop. You'll learn to mix acrylic paints and put color to canvas as you create a family masterpiece together.

Saturday, June 11, 2 to 4:30 p.m. For kids ages 4-7 with a parent or caregiver. Cost is $45.

At Laumeier Sculpture Park. More information: laumeier.org

 

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Weave Like a Birdy Parent-Child Workshop

Explore texture and color through weaving! Let nature be your guide as you and your child work together to incorporate natural and manmade materials into your own woven work of art.

The workshop, held at Laumeier Sculpture Park, is for kids ages 4-7 with an adult.

Saturday, April 9, 2 to 4 p.m. For more information and to register online, go to laumeier.org

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Put It Together

Discover the endless possibilities of found objects as you collaborate and create a one-of-a-kind sculpture that expresses your family's unique style.

The workshop at Laumeier Sculpture Park is for kids ages 4-12 with an adult.

1 to 3:30 p.m. For more information and to register online, go to laumeier.org

 

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Feast in the Park at Laumeier Sculpture Park

Food trucks are as hot as ever in St. Louis, and now you can enjoy a food truck event at the beautiful Laumeier Sculpture Park!

From 5 to 8 p.m., food trucks will gather at Laumeier Sculpture Park to bring you a variety of great eats there will also be live music from local bands. Sponsored by Feast magazine and St. Louis County Parks. 

More information: laumeiersculpturepark.org

 

 

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Art and Nature Make for a Unique Camp Experience at Laumeier Sculpture Park

Summer is a great time for kids and teens to explore their creative side! Laumeier Sculpture Park offers art camps that let kids create all kinds of art while enjoying some of the old-fashioned joys of summer — like hiking and swimming.
 
Because of the unique park setting at Laumeier, campers spend lots of time exploring woodland trails, the outdoor permanent collection of art and the sculpture park's changing exhibits.
 

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Science @ Home with the Saint Louis Science Center

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. 

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Magic At Home with The Magic House

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.

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Zoom with Saint Louis Zoo Educators

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

 

 

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