Free, fun, family-friendly environmental education programs are presentedby the naturalists at the World Bird Sanctuary using snakes, parrots, birds and mammals. You and your kids will learn about the amazing creatures that share our planet, and what we can do to help them survive. During this 25-minute presentation you'll get to meet some of the animals at the sanctuary and see some fly!
Amazing Animal Encounters take place Saturdays and Sundays at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. through Labor Day.
At the World Bird Sanctuary. Admission and parking are free.
More information: worldbirdsanctuary.org
Engage your young scientist in science-related learning at the Saint Louis Science Center's Preschool Science Series. Through interactive stories and hands-on exploration, children learn about science, as well as language, problem-solving and social skills.
Explore the St. Louis Zoo after dark at Boo at the Zoo. Bring your little ghouls and goblins to this non-scary celebration designed just for kids. Though this is not a trick-or-treating experience, costumes are encouraged, and each child 12 and under will receive a treat bag when they leave.