Saint Louis Zoo

Animal Tales

Kids who love animals will love Animal Tales. In this program, they'll hear stories with animal characters in them, then meet the live versions of those animals! This program is presented by the St. Louis County Library and Saint Louis Zoo

 

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The Science of Happiness

What makes people happy and how can we increase happiness in our lives? Our society sends us many messages about what should make us happy, but what does research suggest about the validity of these messages?

It turns out there may be a simple path to leading the good life. Psychologist and lecturer Dr. Timothy Bono discusses the scientific study of happiness and strategies for life satisfaction based on research in Positive Psychology.

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Hoot & Howl at Powell

Celebrate Halloween with a spooktacular concert with Luna the Bat, featuring Night on Bald Mountain from Fantasia and John Williams' Hedwig's Theme from the popular Harry Potter films.

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Storybook Safari at the Saint Louis Zoo

In celebration of "Drop Eveything and Read" month the Saint Louis Zoo invites children to an interactive Storybook Safari at the Children's Zoo. Kids can listen as a zookeeper reads an animal-themed book and then presents a live animal from the story. 

Children are also encouraged to bring their favorite book and read aloud to the animals, including pygmy goats, alpacas, meerkats, fennec foxes, rabbits, guinea pigs and more.

9 to 10 a.m. at the Saint Louis Zoo.

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12 St. Louis Summer Concert Series Perfect for Kids and Families

There’s a lot to love about summer in St. Louis, but our area’s many family-friendly concert series are near the top of the list.

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16 Holiday Events Your Kids (and You) Will Love This Season

It’s beginning to look a lot like the holiday season in St. Louis! As we look ahead to the December holidays, many beloved area attractions are celebrating with amazing seasonal events that offer festive fun for the entire family.

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Breast is Best for Many. So Why Is There So Little Support for Breastfeeding Moms?

According to a report released earlier this year by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), breastfeeding rates are on the rise.

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U.S. Bank Wild Lights at the Saint Louis Zoo

U.S. Bank Wild Lights at the Saint Louis Zoo is back for another beautifully lit season. Your family can stroll through the Zoo grounds surrounded by a million lights! Visitors will see animated light displays, enjoy fireside stories, fun photo opportunities, the Conservation Carousel, and lots more in this enchanting holiday wonderland. Timed-ticket reservations are required and must be purchased in advance.

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Garden Glow at the Missouri Botanical Garden

More than a million lights will illuminate some of the Missouri Botanical Garden's most iconic locations, walkways will be transformed into sensory light tunnels providing an explosion of visual magic, and traditional candlelight village displays, festive drinks, s'mores and great photo opportunities will delight crowds of all ages.

 

 

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