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St. Louis Aquarium to host sensory friendly event

For the special afternoon event, music and team microphones will be lowered and there will be reduced capacity
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Quasi the sea turtle swims after being released into Shark Canyon at the St. Louis Aquarium in St. Louis on August 12, 2020. Quasi, whose shell was struck by a boat propeller off the coast of Georgia, is equipped with a weight that will improve her ability to remain under water. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Aquarium at Union Station is hosting a sensory friendly event next week.

The event will be held from 1-5 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 9. Guests can purchase tickets by using the aquarium’s website, no special link is required to reserve a spot.

For the special afternoon event, music and team microphones will be lowered and there will be reduced capacity. Team members will also complete a refresher course with Kulture City, a nonprofit that offers sensory inclusive certifications.

Easterseals Midwest, a local disability support organization, also will be at the event. 

More information is available on the St. Louis Aquarium's website.