A St. Louis family favorite – the Children's Garden at the Missouri Botanical Garden – will be put to bed for the season on Nov. 2-3, and children are invited to have an adventure exploring all the Garden has to offer before the gates close.
Enjoy the waterfall, steamboat, cave, rope bridges, tree house and other amenities in the garden and take part in special activities, including:
Children's Garden activities are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days. Meet Finn, the Children's Garden friendly frog mascot on Saturday at 10 a.m. and Sunday at 1 p.m.
Activities are included with admission to the Children's Garden of $5 per child ages 3 to 12 ($3 per child for Garden members' children). Ages 2 and under are free. Ages 13 and up are free.
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Participate in a live reading of animal stories with educators from the Saint Louis Zoo. At this Zoom presentation, kids will also get to meet the live animals featured in the stories!
Eye Thrive will provide free, on-site vision screenings, eye exams and prescription glasses to eligible children ages 4 through 12th grade at these clinics held at St. Louis County Library locations.
Make art. Go on a guided tour, DIY a time capsule. Peek behind the scenes. Watch the Cassily Crew at work. Help inspect the slides. All from home! Every Monday through Friday the staff, crew, artists and historians at City Museum are going LIVE on Facebook to share stories, offer free art classes, and entertain kids and families in all the ways they know how (read: mischief, mayhem and making).
The Science Louis Science Center is continuing to ignite and sustain lifelong science and technology learning through its online Science @ Home series! Visit the Science Center's web site or social media channels for DIY science experiments that can be done at home, Amazing Science Demonstrations from the Science Center's Energy Stage team, connections to local scientists, astronomy updates from the McDonnell Planetarium, live chats and more. Content is designed for all ages.