Families can spend a morning at the Saint Louis Science Center with anatomy and physiology experts from Adventures in Medicine and Science (AIMS) and Physical and Athletic Training Programs at Saint Louis University.
Activities include a virtual tour of the major organs and body systems utilizing a fully dissected human cadaver and hands-on anatomical dissections. There will also be discussions of some medically important disease processes and ways to stay healthy and unjury-free. Ideal for parents and their children in grade 5 and up.
Jan. 9: The Incredible Human Body
Feb. 13: Heart and Lungs, Anatomy and Disease
March 12: Brain Anatomy and Head Injury
April 9: Sports Medicine, Joints and Proper Athletic Presentation
Cost is $14 ($12 for members) per person per session.
10 a.m. to noon at the Saint Louis Science Center.
More information and reservations: slsc.org
Bring your kids and your dog to Purina Farms for some dog-gone fall fun at the Howl-O-Ween Fest! You'll enjoy a costume party, fun carnival games, music, face painting, storytelling, circus and magic shows, amazing canine performances, pony rides, inflatables, and more. Wear your favorite costumes for the costume paw-ty! Reservations are NOT required.
Kids ages 3-5 can explore the fanciful world of Mother Goose and her friends through ballet at this free story time with dancing and movement.
Through story and song, the play shines a light on their dreams, their times with family and friends, and the trials and tribulations they faced as children living in a divided and segregationist city. A full chorus sets the tone with spirituals and anthems of the Civil Rights Movement such as "Amazing Grace," "Oh, Freedom," and "Woke Up This Morning." This production is a collaboration between The Black Rep and COCA.