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.
Preschool Storytime is geared to ages 2-5.
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!
Take your kids to a new reading program offered at the Gateway Arch Museum. Reading with a Ranger is a free program for families. You'll receive a copy of a themed children's book and read it together with a park ranger, have a group discussion, then explore the museum and Gateway Arch grounds.
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.
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.
Visit the James S. McDonnell Planetarium in Forest Park and see a star show to experience the largest artificial sky in the Western Hemisphere. Star shows are lead LIVE by one of the Planetarium's educators, creating a new and tailored experience for every audience.