Tag: World Elephant Day

Five things to do this weekend in St. Louis County

Master gardening and free family days at Laumeier Sculpture Park 12580 Rott Rd., Sunset Hills Saturday, Aug. 12, join Laumeier’s Master Gardener to learn tips and tricks to keep your garden looking fresh during the hot summer months, including a visit to Laumeier’s gardens for inspiration. Sunday, Aug. 13, 2 to 4 p.m. Free Family Days provide families a chance to bond while encouraging observation, imagination, curiosity and creativity. Participants of all ages are given […]

St. Louis Zoo World Elephant Day celebration aims to bring awareness for the threatened animals

The St. Louis Zoo and Grant’s Farm will celebrate an annual event that hopes to bring awareness to the world’s wild elephant population on Saturday. World Elephant Day is observed across the world every year and the St. Louis Zoo will have a special World Elephant Day keeper chats that will allow the opportunity for zoo visitors to ask the zookeepers questions regarding what dangers wild elephants face everyday. Katie Pilgrim-Kloppe, zoological manager at the […]

World elephant day to be celebrated Aug. 12 at Saint Louis Zoo

World Elephant Day is observed across the globe every year and is designed to bring attention to the plight of elephants in the wild. On Saturday, Aug. 12, special World Elephant Day keeper chats will take place at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. at River’s Edge, home of the Zoo’s three-generation Asian elephant family. The Zoo will “Go Grey” on its social media channels this week in support of elephants and […]