Help celebrate Raja the elephant's 27th birthday at the Saint Louis Zoo! Visitors are invited to sing Happy Birthday and cheer for Raja as he stomps open his presents at 11 a.m. at the River's Edge. Raja is the first Asian elephant born at the Zoo on December 27, 1992. He is the proud papa of Maliha, Jade, and Priya, and anothe calf due in summer 2020 to mother Rani. There will also be Keeper Chats and animal training demonstrations. Be sure to stop by the Lakeside Cafe to sign a giant birthday card for Raja!
December 27 at the Saint Louis Zoo. Free. Activities begin at 10:30 a.m.
More information: stlzoo.org
Purina Farms is bringing the best of the farm to your home every week! You can virtually explore Purina Farms through videos featuring the animals, dog trainers and others who work there, as well as the pets who work and play at Purina Farms every day. Each day of the week features videos on a variety of topics including animal connections, training tips and responsible pet care advice for kids.
Storytelling in the Museum is now offered virtually on Zoom from the Missouri History Museum! Tune in every Friday at 10:30 a.m. for engaging stories with themes like Believe Project Storytelling with Black Authors of Children's Literature, Make Music, Trip to the Zoom, I Scream for Ice Cream, Let's Dance and Hello Beach.
The Magic House is bringing innovative, hands-on learning to you at home with its #MagicAtHome series of interactive, instructional online presentations. The Magic At Home series of activities includes lots of fun projects that you can make at home with common materials. The easy-to-follow directions mean your kids can make paper sculpture, do shaving cream marble painting, create make-your-own flowers, go "fishin," make TP roll animals, make salad spin art and more.