Celebrate International Polar Bear Day at the Saint Louis Zoo with special activities for all ages. Kids can play interactive games to explain how climate change impacts polar bears, you'll learn about polar bears and their role in Alaska Native communities and get a closer look at polar bear biofacts and their amazing adaptations. Be sure to visit the Zoo's own Kali, the 6-year-old, 1,350-pound polar bear and watch as he interacts with interesting enrichment activities.
Special Keeper Chats and Polar Bear Enrichment activities will be held at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Saint Louis Zoo.
More information: stlzoo.org/polarbearday
COCA presents a holiday classic like never before in Manual Cinema's Christmas Carol! Through hundreds of paper puppets, miniatures, silhouettes, and a live original score, Chicago-based performance collective Manual Cinema takes on the Charles Dickens classic with an imaginative and visually stunning twist specifically created for the 2020 holiday season.
Young visitors and their families are invited to the Energy Stage to enjoy interactive read-alouds of science-themed picture books. Story times are followed by a short demonstration or discussion connected to the book's main concepts.
Grant's Farm welcomes visitors this holiday season to the 2020 Holiday Fun Drive-Through Experience featuring dazzling light displays, a gingerbread village, Deer Park that has been transformed into a winter wonderland, and of course, the animals!
Extended your holiday fun into the evening at Magical Nights at The Magic House! Enjoy the twinkling light display after dark, story time with Mrs. Claus, cookies and milk, plus photos with Santa in his socially distanced sleigh. Reservations are required for this extremely limited-capacity (approximately 5% of full) event.