Kids can meet a variety of living beetles from The Butterfly House and learn interesting facts about them while practicing their observation skills. Participants will also paint three rocks with a beetle and take the rocks home to add to their garden. For ages 5-12. Free.
Beetles Rock! workshops are presented by The Butterfly House and held at the following branches of the St. Louis County Library:
March 5 at 4:30 p.m. at the Florissant Valley Branch
March 22 at 3 p.m. at the Oak Bend Branch
March 23 at 2 p.m. at the Natural Bridge Branch
March 27 at 4:30 p.m. at the Rock Road Branch
For more information and to register, visit slcl.org
The Magic House offers special morning hours for families with young children Tuesday through Friday during the school year. Select exhibits open at 10:30 a.m. before the entire museum opens at noon. Preschool Hours feature exhibits that are geared toward children ages 2-8, but anyone is welcome to visit.
Kids and teens ages 6-15 can practice and explore a variety of obstacles, fine tune their skills on a single obstacle, or practice running the customizable courses at Ultimate Ninjas Open Play. Registration is recommended.