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Parent & Me Pony Rides at Castlewood Stables
Saturday, June 10, 2023
Saturday, June 17, 2023

Enjoy two hours of horse and pony rides at Castlewood Stables during Parent & Me Pony Rides. Your little ones will also get to interact with other farm animals, like mini potbelly pigs, bunnies, tortoises, a miniature donkey, a zebra and more. 


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Storytime & a Stroll

Join Great Rivers Greenway for a free Storytime & a Stroll on three different Greenways across the St. Louis area. Sign up for one or all three, meet other parents and enjoy a beautiful walk and storytime adventure with your child. One-hour meetups include children's stories and hands-on nature activities followed by a stroll on a greenway. Snacks will be provided.



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Shark Day at the Saint Louis Zoo

Celebrate Shark Day at the Saint Louis Zoo! Enjoy steel drummer entertainment, learn fascinating facts about sharks, including how conservation efforts upstream in St. Louis make a difference in the challenges sharks face in the ocean. Plus, guests who wear a shark costume will receive free access to Stingrays at the Caribbean Cove!



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Books for Babies on the Lawn

Bring your little ones, 6 months to 2 years, to Books for Babies on the Lawn at Kirkwood Public Library. There will be stories, songs, rhymes and lap bounces, along with time to socialize with other babies. 


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Sandcastle Beach at The Magic House

With the help of ten truckloads of sand, The Magic House's backyard will be transformed once again into a beachfront park for the popular Sandcastle Beach exhibit. Sandcastle Beach opens May 26 with a Kick Off to Summer event that includes ice cream, the Bubble Bus and a dance party!

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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. Opening May 24: The Little Mermaid: The IMAX Experience.

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