Saint Louis Science Center

Pokemon Go Night at the Saint Louis Science Center

Catch 'em all and try to be the best there ever was during Pokemon Go Night at the Saint Louis Science Center. There will be amazing science demonstrations, Pokemon-themed food and drink specials and more.

The Science Center will be open late 'til 8 with lure modules set at their Pokestops all night. Show your team pride by battling for control of the gym located at the James S. McDonnell Planetarium. The Planetarium will be lighted in the team color of whoever controls it at the end of the night! Don't miss the demos from local augmented reality and virtual reality developers. 

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Pluto Party at the Planetarium

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

 

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First Friday: Journey to Middle Earth

First Fridays at the Saint Louis Science Center include free parking and fun activities centered around a theme. This month: Journey to Middle Earth. You'll see amazing science demonstrations, Planetarium shows, Center Stage activities, special movie showings and more.

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Electric Vehicle Car Show

Explore the idea of never paying for gas again at the Saint Louis Science Center's 3rd Annual Electric Vehicle (EV) Car Show featuring factory produced models and cars converted to electric. 

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Omnimax Movies at the Saint Louis Science Center

Catch a movie or two at the Saint Louis Science Center's OMNIMAX Theater, where films are shown featuring the IMAX with Laser. This state-of-the-art theater provides the sharpest images, unmatched sound quality and 40% greater color range than traditional theaters. The five-story, 80-foot-diameter dome will fill your entire field of vision providing a truly immersive experience. 

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Budding Artists Preschool Art Program
Monday, October 3, 2022
Tuesday, October 4, 2022
Tuesday, October 11, 2022

At this free art program for ages 3-6 the focus is on the process of making art rather than the finished product. Both in-person and virtual sessions are offered.

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Kindergarten Prep
Monday, October 3, 2022
Saturday, October 8, 2022
Monday, October 10, 2022

Your child is old enough to start kindergarten, but is he or she ready? Are you? At this special presentation, both you and your child will get a brief overview of what is expected before your child even enters the classroom. You'll also receive a free backpack and school supplies. Registration is required.

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Paws for Reading from the St. Louis County Library
Monday, October 3, 2022
Wednesday, October 5, 2022
Monday, October 10, 2022

Read to a friendly therapy dog from DUO Dogs, Inc. After the story, the dog's handler will answer any questions kids have about therapy dogs, pet care and more. For ages 3-11. Registration is required for this free program. 

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