SciFest: Engineering Expo showcases the creative problem-solving process that engineering is all about. Meet real engineers who build, invent, and impact the world around us. Find inspiration for applying your creative abilities.
It's Monster Machines Day at Des Peres Park! See a police car, bulldozer, fire truck and much more up close during this hands-on, free event. Kids can climb in and look around and let their imagination take them on a ride. Kids can also visit the bicycle obstacle course and go for a ride to test their skills. Kids are encouraged to bring their own bikes.
Join Decoding Dyslexia-Missouri to learn more about resources for children with dyslexia and other language-based learning disabilities in the St. Louis area. Vendors at this free resource fair include schools, tutoring centers, reading specialists, speech and language pathologists and assessment centers.
The Hundred Dresses tells the story of Wanda Petronski, the new girl in Room 13, who is a Polish immigrant who lives in a shabby house and doesn't have any friends. Every day she wears the same faded blue dress, but tells her new classmates that she has a hundred dresses at home. Her classmates tease Wanda about her hundred dresses until one day she disappears from school. As guilt overtakes the children, they decide to find out what happened to Wanda and to make amends. But is it too late? Bullying, friendship, and forgiveness as at the center of this play adapted from the beloved Newberry Honor Book by Eleanor Estes.
The Magic House offers special morning hours for families with young children Tuesday through Friday during the school year. Select exhibits open at 10:30 a.m. before the entire museum opens at noon. Preschool Hours feature exhibits that are geared toward children ages 2-8, but anyone is welcome to visit.
Kids and teens ages 6-15 can practice and explore a variety of obstacles, fine tune their skills on a single obstacle, or practice running the customizable courses at Ultimate Ninjas Open Play. Registration is recommended.