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.
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.
Children can search the Missouri Botanical Garden for sculptures and think about what kind of sculptures they would put in their own gardens.
Participate in a live reading of animal stories with educators from the Saint Louis Zoo. At this Zoom presentation, kids will also get to meet the live animals featured in the stories!
Eye Thrive will provide free, on-site vision screenings, eye exams and prescription glasses to eligible children ages 4 through 12th grade at these clinics held at St. Louis County Library locations.
Make art. Go on a guided tour, DIY a time capsule. Peek behind the scenes. Watch the Cassily Crew at work. Help inspect the slides. All from home! Every Monday through Friday the staff, crew, artists and historians at City Museum are going LIVE on Facebook to share stories, offer free art classes, and entertain kids and families in all the ways they know how (read: mischief, mayhem and making).
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.