Snip, rip, cut and create with collage artist Allison Sissom at the new Magic House @ Made, a 7,000-square-foot maker space for kids! Sissom will teach kids how to give photos, book pages and magazines a new life and assemble them into collages.
The birthday celebration, which is included with admission to The Butterfly House, will be filled with a Story Walk, live caterpillar encounters, crafts, and meet & greets with the Very Hungry Caterpillar himself.
Kids can enjoy bubble fun from The Magic House, the St. Louis Police Department Operation Polar Cops ice cream truck, face painting, games, and explore the St. Louis Fire Department fire truck. There will be 300 free lunches provided for children 12 and under.
Shop for fresh produce, plants, flowers, natural beef, local cheese, handmade gifts, homemade jam and more at the Pay It Forward Produce Patch at Purina Farms. In addition to shoping, there will be auction items available, live music, and inflatable games for kids! Proceeds benefit the Missouri Baptist Children's Home.
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11th Moon landing by going on space missions and having fun with moon-themed, hands-on activities for kids at the Challenger Learning Center.
See the Zoo's California sea lions perform acrobatic and athletic feats, including Olympic-style dives on a high-diving platform, flipper walks, frisbee tosses and plenty of surprises. While on stage with the sea lions, the Zoo's trainers explain sea lion behavior and positive-reinforcement training, in addition to the need for conserving the sea lion's ocean habitat.
Through story and song, the play shines a light on their dreams, their times with family and friends, and the trials and tribulations they faced as children living in a divided and segregationist city. A full chorus sets the tone with spirituals and anthems of the Civil Rights Movement such as "Amazing Grace," "Oh, Freedom," and "Woke Up This Morning." This production is a collaboration between The Black Rep and COCA.
It's the Not-So-Haunted House that is oh-so-fun! Kids of all ages are invited to dress in their most "boo-tiful" Halloween costumes and have a ghoulishly good time trick-or-treating at The Magic House and getting autographs from their favorite storybook characters.