Child Life Services hosts a variety of special events throughout the year and during the holidays.

Special Events provide:

  • break from hospital routine
  • opportunity for fun and exploration
  • chances for children to feel less isolated
  • family fun
  • new media for hospitalized patients
  • a chance for children to learn more about the world around them
  • exposure to new talents and areas of interest to patients


Events are scheduled any day of the week/weekend/evenings and at various times of the day.  Special events are scheduled for patients/families in the 8th floor playroom, teen lounge, garden and atrium.  Some special events are broadcasted live over the hospitals CCTV Channel 7 or guests are able to visit with patients in their rooms for a more personable experience.  Child Life Services works with several departments within the hospital to provide a meaningful experience for all patients. There are many regular scheduled events such as BINGO games, TOUCH Dogs, Recycle Project and Magic House Activities to name a few. For more information on special events please contact Child Life Services at 314.454.6178.