The Community Music School of Webster University has been offering outstanding music education and performance opportunities to students of all ages in the St. Louis region since 1925. Individual lessons are the core of our school, and with over 90 instructors (over 85% with advanced degrees) there is an instructor that is a perfect fit for you! CMS also offers early childhood music classes with the internationally-recognized Kindermusik® curriculum and Music for Little Mozarts group piano classes. For an in-depth experience, CMS has one of the only Suzuki Strings programs in the area. Students start as young as age 4 learning string instruments, along with their parent, in individual lessons and group classes. Other CMS programs include sequential orchestra programs for school-aged children (String Ensemble, String Orchestra, YPCO and YPSO), and the Preparatory Program for advanced high school students. To learn more, please visit webster.edu/cms
There are more than strawberries (but plenty of those too) at this festival! Kids can enjoy pony rides, carnival rides, a petting farm, wagon rides, inflatables and lots more.
With the help of ten truckloads of sand, The Magic House's backyard will be transformed once again into a beachfront park for the popular Sandcastle Beach exhibit. Sandcastle Beach opens May 26 with a Kick Off to Summer event that includes ice cream, the Bubble Bus and a dance party!
Catch a movie or two at the Saint Louis Science Center's OMNIMAX Theater, where films are shown featuring the IMAX with Laser. This state-of-the-art theater provides the sharpest images, unmatched sound quality and 40% greater color range than traditional theaters. The five-story, 80-foot-diameter dome will fill your entire field of vision providing a truly immersive experience. Opening May 24: The Little Mermaid: The IMAX Experience.
Visit the James S. McDonnell Planetarium in Forest Park and see a star show to experience the largest artificial sky in the Western Hemisphere. Star shows are lead LIVE by one of the Planetarium's educators, creating a new and tailored experience for every audience.
See the Zoo's California sea lions perform acrobatic and athletic feats, including Olympic-style dives on a high-diving platform, flipper walks, frisbee tosses and plenty of surprises. While on stage with the sea lions, the Zoo's trainers explain sea lion behavior and positive-reinforcement training, in addition to the need for conserving the sea lion's ocean habitat.