Celebrate the birthday of Henry Shaw, founder of the Missouri Botanical Garden. Visitors can have their silhouette portrait drawn by an artist, watch jugglers perform, see marionette shows, watch a balloon artist, witness the agility of a stilt walker and sign an oversized birthday card. There will be free admission to the Garden and the Children's Garden, and discounts for Garden memberships.
At Great Green Adventures: What's All the Buzz About?, kids learn about insects. Insects are an important part of any garden, but what do they really do? Participants will search the Garden for insects and learn ways to help them at home.
Enjoy the beautiful sights at the Missouri Botanical Garden at this autism-friendly family night. Your whole family can explore, discover and experience hands-on activities, including fun in the Children's Garden, in a secure environment.
A 70-foot dragon and lion dances open this springtime celebration that includes a Grand Parade and acrobats, theater, martial arts, traditional artwork, tea ceremonies and authentic regional cuisine.
The Whitaker Music Festival at Missouri Botanical Garden is an open-air music festival of free Wednesday night concerts under the stars. Bring the kids, because there is free admission to the Children's Garden from 5-7 pm.
Circus Flora, St. Louis' original one-ring circus, is now in its 33rd season! This beloved show is an unbelievable mix of excitement, charm, daring, and comedy, all under an intimate Big Top setting. See mesmerizing circus acts, storytellers and performers in this year's show, The Caper in Aisle 6. Daytime and evening shows are on select nights June 6 through 30 with special 10 a.m. performances for young children, a sensory-friendly performance and a special Peanut-Free Preview night for those with nut allergies.
Join the evil Cruella De Vil and her two klutzy henchmen as they try to steal a litter of the cutest puppies ever to hit jolly old London Town. But not to worry, this fur-raising adventure ends happily with plenty of puppy power to spare! This production of Disney's 101 Dalmations is performed live on stage by STAGES St. Louis at the Robert G. Rein Theatre in Kirkwood, with special daytime performances perfect for little ones.