Brush up on the ancient Chinese art form of brush painting with artist Ping Yan. Ping shares her techniques for painting bamboo, flowers, birds and other traditional subjects.
Saturday, September 14 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, September 15 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Visiting Artist Series is a year-long celebration of the arts. One weekend every month, visitors to The Magic House have the opportunity to learn from a variety of professional artists as they demonstrate their techniques.
Free with admission to The Magic House.
More information: magichouse.com
Explore the St. Louis Zoo after dark at Boo at the Zoo. Bring your little ghouls and goblins to this non-scary celebration designed just for kids. Though this is not a trick-or-treating experience, costumes are encouraged, and each child 12 and under will receive a treat bag when they leave.
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.