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Science at Sunset

Visit the Saint Louis Science Center for Science at Sunset on Thursdays this summer. Enjoy food and drink specials, live music in the Science Center's outdoor exhibit, GROW, a working urban farm that tells the story of the science behind the food we eat, free admission to the limited-time exhibit GameXPloration, and discounted tickets to other attractions.

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Cakes for Tots

Kids can learn about the maple tree and enjoy pancakes with maple syrup made at Rockwoods Reservation.  Pre-registration is required.

 

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Discover Nature Summer: Flowers and Trees

Kids can discover the world of flowers and trees as they travel through indoor and outdoor nature stations at their own pace.

For all ages. Two sessions: at 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Free. At Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center. Reservations are required.

More information and reservations: mdc.mo.gov

 

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Aquatic Adventures

What could be more fun in July than to see what cool things live in an aquatic habitat?

Kids ages 6-12 can learn about an aquatic food chain and how human can affect it. There will also be time to interact with a real aquatic environment. 

9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the August A. Busch Memorial Conservation Area. Free.

More information and reservations: mdc.mo.gov

 

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Nature's Connections

Preschoolers will learn how all living things are intricately connected to nature through hearing a story and taking a short hike. A take-home craft is included in the program. 

For ages 3-6. 11:30 a.m. Free. At Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center in Kirkwood. Reservations are required.

More information and reservations: mdc.mo.gov
 

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Boo at the Zoo Nights

Explore the St. Louis Zoo after dark at Boo at the Zoo. Bring your little ghouls and goblins to this non-scary celebration designed just for kids. Though this is not a trick-or-treating experience, costumes are encouraged, and each child 12 and under will receive a treat bag when they leave.

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Tuesday Tails

Visit the Animal Protective Association (APA) of Missouri for a free story time for preschoolers and help foster their love of animals.

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