Enjoy the world's largest costumed pet parade, a family friendly part of St. Louis' Soulard Mardi Gras celebration. See adorable pet in amusing and whimsical costumes, or dress up your own pooch and participate. Registration for those who wish to participate begins at 10 a.m. (registration fee is $10), and the parade, which is free to watch, begins at 1 p.m. at 12th and Allen. All proceeds benefit the Open Door Animal Sanctuary.
More information: stlmardigras.org
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.