Many St. Louis family attractions have re-opened with limited capacity and enhanced safety protocols for visitors and staff. Read more about family attraction re-openings and safety guidelines here. We invite our readers to enjoy virtual events and socially distanced events highlighted in our Things To Do calendar. Public health experts recommend that when you go out, follow public health guidelines: wear masks (required in St. Louis City and County), practice social distancing and wash your hands frequently.

Saint Louis Science Center

Throwback Thursday Film Series

Enjoy the first ever Summer Flashback Film Series for Throwback Thursdays at the Saint Louis Science Center's OMNIMAX Theater. Every Thursday through August 13, you and your family can see some of your favorite movies on the five-story giant screen.

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Makerspace Opens at the Saint Louis Science Center

Check out the new Makerspace at the Saint Louis Science Center! Makerspaces are interactive, community-oriented spaces where you can create and learn skills using a variety of different tools and materials.

In the Science Center's Makerspace you can explore science, technology, engineering and your creativity. Visitors can play, imagine, build, adapt, modify, work together and have FUN!

The Makerspace includes:

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MindSET Engineering Program

The Saint Louis Science Center has partnered with Tau Beta Pi - a national Engineering Honors Society - to provide STEM engineering-based programs for children in grades 3 through 6. MindSET is a national initiative let by Tau Beta to help students become interested in STEM careers by organizing programs that are both fun and educational.

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Preschool Science Series

The Preschool Science Series at the Saint Louis Science Center is the perfect program for young, budding scientists! Preschool-age children and an adult caretaker will explore, investigate, hear stories, and do hands-on science together.

Each session features a different topic, so you'll want to attend often! 

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Engineering Career Day

As part of National Engineers' Week, the Saint Louis Science Center is hosting Engineering Career Day. Teens, children and their families can check our formula racing cars, local robotics creations and other exciting hands-on activities and demonstrations from local engineering companies, colleges and organizations.

Free. More information: slsc.org

 

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Explore Purina Farms: Fur Friday
Friday, August 14, 2020
Friday, August 21, 2020

Purina Farms is bringing the best of the farm to your home every week! You can virtually explore Purina Farms through videos featuring the animals, dog trainers and others who work there, as well as the pets who work and play at Purina Farms every day. Each day of the week features videos on a variety of topics including animal connections, training tips and responsible pet care advice for kids. 

 

 

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City Museum on Air

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). 

 

 

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Open Gym at Miss Kelly's Gym

Kids can work on existing gym skills, learn new skills or just play around during Open Gym at Miss Kelly's Gym. Space is limited to 10 kids per session. Reservations are strongly encouraged.

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