Spring Family Fun Day and National Day of Puppetry

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Bring the whole family for a day of fun at the Museum!  Spring is the season for baby animals, so families can enjoy petting and feeding young animals from Cindy’s Zoo!  Inside the museum, families can go on an animal-themed scavenger hunt through the museum’s galleries and take part in lots of hands-on fun along the way.  Plus, celebrate the National Day of Puppetry with puppet shows and a puppet-making workshop.

10:00am - 11:00am     Feed and pet baby animals from Cindy’s Zoo*

10:00am - 1:00pm       Stop by the welcome table at any time to get your scavenger hunt clue sheet.  Explore the Seeking St. Louis and 1904 World’s Fair galleries and participate in hands-on activities at your own pace.  Explore the trolley and play outdoor games on the Museum’s North Lawn*.

10:30am - 11:00am     Puppet Show “Imagination” presented by Tom Bonham Puppet and Marionette Productions

11:00am - 11:30am     Puppet-making workshop with Daniel Romano

11:30am - 12:00pm     Puppet Show “The Ugly Duckling” presented by Pat Breithaupt’s Salt ’n’ Patter Puppets

*Please note that all outdoor activities are available as weather permits.

The National Day of Puppetry is co-sponsored by the Puppet Guild of Greater St. Louis and the Regional Arts Commission.