Step into the wonder and beauty of butterflies, insects, spiders and their other many-legged friends at the Bug Ball!
Your little bugaboos will be able to play games, create spook-tacular crafts and take home lots of loot after they visit the many hand-painted Treat Houses. Families can spy on the amazing Owl Butterflies, which are only active during dusk and dawn, munch on a spook-tacular spread that will include themed menu items like creepy pizza fingers, scream cheese, eerie pudding, pumpking punch and more. You can even dance to Monster Jams!
Admission into the Butterfly House, activities, light refreshments, crafts, treats and goody bags are included in the event ticket price. Space is limited and reservations are required. Cost is $14 per person, $12 for members of the Missouri Botanical Garden, and free for infants 12 months and younger.
Friday, October 26 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. or Saturday, October 27 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
More information and to register: butterflyhouse.org
People of all abilities can enjoy the popular U.S Bank Wild Lights at the Saint Louis Zoo during Sensory Night, which offers quiet areas and trained Zoo staff to assist families.
U.S. Bank Wild Lights at the Saint Louis Zoo is back for another beautifully lit season. Your family can stroll through the Zoo grounds surrounded by a million lights! Visitors will see animated light displays, enjoy fireside stories, campfire s'mores, fun photo opportunities, the Conservation Carousel, 4-D Polar Express Experience and lots more in this enchanting holiday wonderland. Parking is free.
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.