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Math with Clifford
After listening to a Clifford tale, children sort the Big Red Dog’s belongings to discover simple math concepts of counting and size order. Presented by The Magic House. Ages 3–5. Registration required.
|Wednesday, January 11||2:00 p.m.||Oak Bend|
|Monday, January 23||10:00 a.m.||Grand Glaize|
|Wednesday, January 25||10:00 a.m.||Lewis & Clark|
|Tuesday, February 28||10:00 a.m.||Prairie Commons|
|Monday, March 6||10:30 a.m.||Thornhill|
|Tuesday, March 21||10:00 a.m.||Weber Road|
What Does a Fox Say?
Have you ever wondered what a fox, deer or squirrel really say? Get the answers and share your best animal imitations. Presented by Endangered Wolf Center. Ages 3–7. Registration required.
|Tuesday, January 17||6:30 p.m.||Thornhill|
|Friday, January 20||10:00 a.m.||Headquarters|
|Tuesday, January 24||6:30 p.m.||Jamestown Bluffs|
|Monday, February 13||10:00 a.m.||Grant’s View|
|Saturday, February 18||10:00 a.m.||Rock Road|
|Monday, February 27||10:00 a.m.||Eureka Hills|
|Thursday, March 2||10:00 a.m.||Cliff Cave|
Tots ‘n Tech
Have some play time with today’s top tech toys. Ages 3–6. Registration required.
|Saturday, January 7||10:00 a.m.||Grant’s View|
|Wednesday, January 11||1:30 p.m.||Weber Road|
|Friday, January 13||10:00 a.m.||Samuel C. Sachs|
|Thursday, January 19||10:00 a.m.||Mid-County|
|Tuesday, January 24||10:00 a.m.||Oak Bend|
|Monday, January 30||10:00 a.m.||Eureka Hills|
|Tuesday, January 31||6:30 p.m.||Meramec Valley|
|Friday, February 3||10:00 a.m.||Headquarters|
|Thursday, February 9||6:30 p.m.||Jamestown Bluffs|
|Monday, February 13||2:00 p.m.||Indian Trails|
|Monday, February 13||6:30 p.m.||Natural Bridge|
|Thursday, February 16||10:00 a.m.||Cliff Cave|
|Thursday, February 23||6:30 p.m.||Prairie Commons|
|Monday, February 27||10:00 a.m.||Grand Glaize|
Reuben, the Jealous Lion
It’s Elephant’s birthday and some of his friends plan to sing and play musical instruments at his party. Reuben becomes jealous and tries to spoil the party, but discovers he has no reason to be jealous. Presented by Jackie and “Papa” Wright. Ages 3–9.
|Saturday, January 14||2:00 p.m.||Prairie Commons|
|Wednesday, January 18||10:00 a.m.||Lewis & Clark|
|Thursday, February 23||2:00 p.m.||Natural Bridge|
|Saturday, March 4||10:00 a.m.||Samuel C. Sachs|
|Monday, March 20||10:00 a.m.||Grant’s View|
Wiggle, Waggle, Stomp!
Stretch, move and shake your body to become different animals, places and things. Ages 3–5. Registration required.
|Tuesday, January 10||6:30 p.m.||Meramec Valley|
|Friday, January 20||10:00 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.||Samuel C. Sachs|
|Monday, January 30||10:30 a.m.||Thornhill|
|Monday, February 6||10:00 a.m.||Grand Glaize|
|Tuesday, February 21||2:00 p.m.||Mid-County|
|Friday, February 24||10:00 a.m.||Headquarters|
|Thursday, March 16||10:00 a.m.||Cliff Cave|
|Monday, March 20||2:00 p.m.||Indian Trails|
My Father’s Dragon
Discover the importance of perseverance and the power of imagination through a fantastic jungle journey past obstacles and wild animals. Presented by Imaginary Theatre Company. Ages 5–9.
|Friday, March 3||6:30 p.m.
Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
Can you get warts from a toad? How do snakes smell their prey? Examine common misconceptions about animals with the help of some live animal guests. Presented by Saint Louis Zoo. Ages 8–11. Registration required.
|Saturday, January 21||10:00 a.m.||Samuel C. Sachs|
|Monday, January 30||6:30 p.m.||Cliff Cave|
|Saturday, February 11||2:00 p.m.||Lewis & Clark|
|Saturday, February 18||3:00 p.m.||Eureka Hills|
|Thursday, February 23||4:30 p.m.||Indian Trails|
|Wednesday, March 22||2:00 p.m.||Grant’s View|
|Thursday, March 23||2:00 p.m.||Prairie Commons|
Inspect fingerprints, mystery powders, ink samples and teeth impressions. Create a composite from memory and use the Personal Profile kit to build an identity. Presented by Mad Science. Ages 5–12. Registration required.
|Wednesday, January 18||4:00 p.m.||Rock Road|
|Wednesday, February 1||6:30 p.m.||Jamestown Bluffs|
|Thursday, March 16||2:00 p.m.||Grand Glaize|
|Friday, March 17||2:00 p.m.||Cliff Cave|
|Wednesday, March 22||2:00 p.m.||Weber Road|
|Tuesday, March 28||7:00 p.m.||Thornhill|
The Science of Magic
Explore invisibility, super-strength, levitation and mind reading and find out what they do or do not have to do with real science. Presented by Circus Kaput. Ages 9–12.
|Saturday, January 7||2:00 p.m.||Jamestown Bluffs|
|Monday, January 30||6:30 p.m.||Mid-County|
|Saturday, February 11||2:00 p.m.||Grant’s View|
|Thursday, March 2||6:30 p.m.||Thornhill|
|Tuesday, March 28||7:00 p.m.||Eureka Hills|
Learn about watercolor paints, brushes and techniques while creating vibrant and bold artwork. Presented by Freedom Arts and Education. Ages 6–14. Registration required.
|Tuesday, January 17||6:00 p.m.||Oak Bend|
|Tuesday, January 31||7:00 p.m.||Eureka Hills|
|Saturday, February 25||2:00 p.m.||Weber Road|
|Tuesday, March 7||6:30 p.m.||Jamestown Bluffs|
|Tuesday, March 14||6:30 p.m.||Lewis & Clark|
|Friday, March 24||2:30 p.m.||Rock Road|
Words from the Drum
The tales of African American folklore come to life as Kunama Mtendaji drums, sings, dances and tells stories from the United States, Africa, Brazil and the Caribbean. Ages 5 and up.
|Wednesday, February 8||6:30 p.m.||Lewis & Clark|
|Thursday, February 23||6:30 p.m.||Grant’s View|
|Tuesday, February 28||7:00 p.m.||Indian Trails|
|Wednesday, March 1||7:00 p.m.||Headquarters|
|Saturday, March 11||10:00 a.m.||Cliff Cave|
|Friday, March 17||2:00 p.m.||Prairie Commons|
The Secret Garden
A delightful tale of a young orphan girl who comes to live with her uncle in the English countryside and discovers a garden filled with memories that has been locked for years. Presented by The Hampstead Stage. Ages 5–14.
|Monday, March 20||2:00 p.m.||Weber Road|
|Monday, March 20||6:30 p.m.||Headquarters|
|Tuesday, March 21||2:00 p.m.||Natural Bridge|
Use your creativity and sense of humor to alter a picture book and make it into a mashup of epic proportions. Books will be provided. Ages 8–12. Registration required.
|Tuesday, January 17||6:30 p.m.||Indian Trails|
|Monday, January 30||4:30 p.m.||Grant’s View|
|Monday, February 6||6:30 p.m.||Meramec Valley|
|Monday, February 6||6:30 p.m.||Weber Road|
|Saturday, February 11||10:00 a.m.||Grand Glaize|
|Tuesday, February 21||7:00 p.m.||Eureka Hills|
|Saturday, March 18||2:00 p.m.||Mid-County|
|Wednesday, March 22||2:00 p.m.||Prairie Commons|
|Saturday, March 25||2:00 p.m.||Samuel C. Sachs|
|Thursday, March 30||4:30 p.m.||Headquarters|