Under the Big Top is an all-new summer exhibit at The Butterfly House where guests will be awed by arthopod acrobats and thrilled by sideshow spectacles! Bring your kids to spy on the fabulous flea circus and marvel at circut-inspired botanicals. Daily show schedules include story time, live animal encounters and butterfly releases.
Under the Big Top is open Tuesdays through Sundays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Butterfly House in Faust Park, Chesterfield. Reserved, timed tickets are available online and are required. Capacity is limited. All guests age 9 and above must agree to wear protective face coverings (face shields alone do not qualify as adequat face coverings. Under the Big top runs through September 7.
Missouri Botanical Gardem member tickets are free. Non-member tickets are $5 for children and seniors, and $8 for ages 13 and up. Children age 2 and under are free.
Get tickets and learn more at butterflyhouse.org
The Saint Louis Chess Club is offering free group chess instruction to kids and teens at various branches of the St. Louis County Library.
Bring your little ones to Toddler Tinker Time at The Magic House for special experiences designed especially for preschoolers. Weekday mornings, Tuesday through Friday, families will enjoy hands-on activities in the Art Studio, plus private playtime featuring limited capacity in Wonder Works and Wonder Why.
The Magic House now offers a virtual art experience for children – multi-sensory Virtual Petite Picasso classes. Classes are taught live from the Art Studio at The Magic House, and a different art activity is featured each week!