Community School is an independent preschool and elementary school in St. Louis, Missouri, serving families with children age 3 through sixth grade. At Community, students learn by doing, which fuels their intellectual, emotional, creative, and social growth. The 7:1 student/teacher ratio allows for personalized attention and active, experiential learning. As a testament to their preparation, Community students' test scores are among the highest in the nation.
Community's preschool program sets the foundation for children to become active problem-solvers and critical thinkers. Students engage in a liberal arts curriculum that includes language arts, math, science, foreign language, visual and performing arts, and physical education. The school's beautiful 18-acre campus — with its woods, trails, pond, fields and new Treehouse — provides a safe setting for this exploration and a deeper understanding of concepts learned in the classroom. Community's focus on character development, service learning, and public speaking creates tomorrow's leaders.
U.S. Bank Wild Lights at the Saint Louis Zoo is back for another beautifully lit season. Your family can stroll through the Zoo grounds surrounded by a million lights! Visitors will see animated light displays, enjoy fireside stories, fun photo opportunities, the Conservation Carousel, and lots more in this enchanting holiday wonderland. Timed-ticket reservations are required and must be purchased in advance.
Surround yourself with the magic of the season as the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House becomes alive with living jewels. Escape the cold and enjoy the warm temperatures inside the Butterfly House's tropical conservatory as more than 1,000 jewel-toned butterflies surrounding you in free flight.
More than a million lights will illuminate some of the Missouri Botanical Garden's most iconic locations, walkways will be transformed into sensory light tunnels providing an explosion of visual magic, and traditional candlelight village displays, festive drinks, s'mores and great photo opportunities will delight crowds of all ages.
Visit one of the most dazzling holiday light displays in the Midwest on these special Family Nights when children's tickets are just $3.