Come discover more about earth's extremes – past and present – at SciFest: Extreme Earth Expo at the Saint Louis Science Center. From extreme weather and natural phenomena to extreme life forms, you'll meet experts on tornadoes, volcanoes, earthquakes, and dinosaurs! See what scientists studying the earth are learning that can help us prepare for extreme events in the future.
May 18, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Free.
At the Saint Louis Science Center.
More information: slsc.org
Families are invited to the Saint Louis Art Museum every Sunday afternoon for free hands-on art activities with fun themes, special performances, engaging demonstrations and a lively, 30-minute family tour through the galleries.
In Small Scientists, part of the Saint Louis Science Center's expanded Preschool Science Series, childen ages 6 to 17 months and their grown-ups will enjoy stories, songs, play, and other hands-on experiences.
Kids can shake off the cold weather with a tropical-themed celebration at The Butterfly House. Activities include tropical-themed games and crafts, marsh-friendly bugs, swamp-themed activities, music and live animal encounters.