The Catbus is now boarding! The October First Friday at the Saint Louis Science Center will feature all things Studio Ghibli! Catch a screening of the beloved Studio Ghibli films Kiki's Delivery Service or My Neighbor Totoro in the OMNIMAX Theater. Explore the themes and science often used by Hayao Miyazaki from flight to environmental sustainability. Test your trivia knowledge, engage in educational activities, play the building-wide game - there will be so much to do!
Admission to First Friday: Studio Ghibli is free. Preferred parking is $5.
More information: slsc.org
Your child is old enough to start kindergarten, are they ready? Are you? At this special presentation, both you and your child will get a brief overview of what is expected before your child even enters the classroom. You'll also receive a free backpack and school supplies. Registration is required.
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New this season, Teaching in Room 9 takes learning beyond the classroom as viewers discover our region's resources. Children will explore the coloring wall at the Missouri History Museum, learn about dinosaurs at the Saint Louis Science Center, and experience African art and mummies at the Saint Louis Art Museum, just to name a few.
Daytime Playtime is an open gym for children ages 2-5 where the possibilities for fun and learning (through fun) are endless! Children will participate in activities that build coordination, strength, balance and self-confidence. They'll develop stronger motor skills, social skills, and take part in theme-based creative activities