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Special Holiday Events for the Family
ST. LOUIS, MO, (SLFP.com), November 3, 2018 - The St. Louis Front Page staff has put a selection of events for the whole family to celebrate the holidays. As times and events may change due to weather, please call ahead for more information:

Supper with Santa at the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House
December 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Before making his big trip around the world, Santa is stopping by the Butterfly House! Don't miss Supper with Santa, where fun family memories are sure to be made.

Enjoy a delicious pasta dinner, provided by Noodles & Co. See how the butterflies get into the holiday spirit with night strolls through the Tropical Conservatory. Santa's Workshop stations offer children the chance to make fun crafts and join in on reindeer games in the Gnome Forest. After dinner, enjoy cookies and hot cocoa with Mrs. Claus.

Guests will take home a souvenir photo with Santa. Space is limited, and reservations can be made via the website. $20 per person and $15 for Garden members. Free for infants 12 months and under. The Butterfly House is located in Faust Park in Chesterfield at 15193 Olive Blvd. Call636-530-0076, for more information.

Nutcracker Tea at the Foundry Art Centre
December 2 & 9, from 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM. Don your finest tea apparel and join us in the "Land of Sweets" for Nutcracker Tea! Immerse yourself in a winter wonderland full of art activities, treats, and an accompanied ballet performance by Common Thread Contemporary Dance Company. Don't miss this holiday favorite at the Foundry Art Centre! Tickets | $20/Adults | $12/Children (12 & Under) Foundry Members | $18/Adults | $10/Children (12 & Under) Call 636-255-0270 for more information.

Dine with Santa for Breakfast or Dinner at Saint Louis Zoo
Bring the whole family for a festive holiday experience at the Zoo. Your joeys will jump for joy as they meet Santa and his holiday helpers, and you'll be in a merry mood with complimentary parking and a delicious meal. Reservations are limited, so reserve your spot soon!

Breakfast Seating Times
Saturday, December 1: 9:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
Sunday, December 2: 9:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
Saturday, December 8: 9:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
Sunday, December 9: 9:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
Saturday, December 15: 9:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
Sunday, December 16: 9:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.

The event takes place in Lakeside Cafe in the heart of the Zoo. Each private table will be dressed with linen and china.

Holiday costumed characters will delight children as they visit the tables. When Santa makes his grand appearance and fills the room with his hearty "Ho Ho Ho", your family will have the opportunity to take a complimentary photo with him. Children will also receive something special from the jolly man's bag of goodies. Adults won't go neglected. Santa's special gift for them is free parking.

Pre-paid reservations are required and non-refundable. Seating is limited.
Zoo members: $18/child (ages 2-12); $25/adult
Non-members: $20/child (ages 2-12); $27/adult

Dinner Seating Times
Monday, December 17: 5 p.m. & 7 p.m.
Tuesday, December 18: 5 p.m. & 7 p.m.
Wednesday, December 19: 5 p.m. & 7 p.m.
Thursday, December 20: 5 p.m. (SOLD OUT) & 7 p.m.

The event takes place in The Living World. Each private table will be dressed with linen and china.

Meet costumed characters Rudolf, Frosty and Jolly Old Saint Nick during dinner. Knowing that it doesn't quite feel like the holidays without gift giving, Santa will present a treat to children and admission to Wild Lights, weather permitting, (including Conservation Carousel and 4D Theater) with free parking for the whole family. 5 p.m. guests can enjoy the lights after dinner, and 7 p.m. guests are encouraged to enjoy the lights before dinner.

Pre-paid reservations are required and non-refundable. Seating is limited.
Zoo members: $20/child (ages 2-12); $27/adult
Non-members: $22/child (ages 2-12); $29/adult

The Polar Express Train Ride
The Polar Express Train Ride's magical story of a boy's search for the meaning of Christmas comes to life when real trains departs St. Louis Union Station for a round-trip journey to the North Pole.

Set to the sounds of the motion picture soundtrack, passengers will relive the magic of the story as they are whisked away on THE POLAR EXPRESS™. Once onboard, hot chocolate and cookies are served as passengers read along with the classic children's book, The Polar Express, by Chris Van Allsburg.

Santa and his helpers greet passengers at the North Pole and then board the train, where each child is given the first gift of Christmas - a silver sleigh bell. Chefs aboard each car lead passengers in singing Christmas carols on the ride back to St. Louis Union Station.

Trains depart St. Louis Union Station at 4:30, 6:00 and 7:15 p.m. Trains also will run at 8:30 p.m. on selected dates.

Riders may choose from two classes of service on The Polar Express - Coach and First-Class. Coach tickets start at $45. First-class tickets are priced at $69. First-class ticket holders will receive a Polar Express mug and will be seated at four-top tables on the train. Guests can save 20 percent on The Polar Express Train Ride tickets when they purchase their tickets with a hotel package with rooms at the St. Louis Union Station Hotel, a Curio Collection by Hilton.

More information about dates, fares and excursion times is available by calling 314-942-6942.


Docents Needed at Saint Louis Zoo
ST. LOUIS, MO, (SLFP.com), October 27, 2018 - Are you curious about the natural world? Would you like to share your love of nature and wildlife with guests at the Saint Louis Zoo? If your answer is yes, then the Zoo Docent program may be for you!

Interviews are available from Nov. 1, 2018, through Feb. 1, 2019, for the next training course starting on Feb. 23, 2019.

Docents are specially trained volunteers in the Education Department who are dedicated to helping Zoo visitors, students and local community members connect with, understand and enjoy wildlife, ecosystems and conservation.

The required Zoo Docent basic training course takes place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on eight Saturdays, February 23 through April 13, 2019, at the Zoo. Training includes information about the Zoo, its animals and conservation programs, and the basics of informal education and interpretation. The program offers online learning components and classroom work, tours with Zoo staff, hands-on training, mentoring with experienced docents, and continuing education programs.

The Zoo provides this training free of charge; however, docents must be at least 18 years old, interview and be accepted into the training program, and pass a criminal background check. Docents are required to volunteer a minimum of 62 hours per year.

For more information, or to schedule an interview, call Kim Schaefer at (314) 646-4723, or Hannah Petri at (314) 646-4548.


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