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Things to do Tuesday: Wildey, Zoo, Botanical Garden

“HARRY POTTER”: Tickets are just $2 at the Wildey Theatre in Edwardsville today for showings of “Harry Potter and the Sourcers Stone.” Screenings are at 2 and 7 p.m. Tickets available for both shows starting at noon. The Wildey is at 252 N. Main St.

ZOO MAGIC: Get a glimpse of the North Pole at the St. Louis Zoo at the Zoo’s U.S. Bank Wild Lights. You can walk through an Arctic wonderland of twinkling holiday light displays. Enjoy special menus and s’mores, fireside storytelling and activities. You may want to swing by and say hello to the Zoo’s special delivery this year, Kali the polar bear. Hours: 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdayl. Admission: $7 members, $8 general public Mondays through Thursdays; $9 members, $10 general public weekends. Children under 2 are free. Information: or 314 781-0900

GARDEN FUN: The Garden Glow at Missouri Botanical Garden is a nit at night, but there is plenty to do during the day, too. Both adults and kids will find something to like in the Gardenland Express through Jan. 3. G-scale model trains of many eras travel through a festive landscape featuring thousands of plants as the Garden’s annual holiday flower and train show celebrates conifers of the world. You can make a game of it by picking up a paper that sends you on a scavenger hunt looking for such things as special pine cones and tiny figures that are part of the exhibit. Missouri Botanical Garden is at 4344 Shaw Blvd., St. Louis. It’s open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday. Admission cost: $8 adults 13 and older; free for children 12 and younger; Gardenland Express: $5 ages 3 and up (free for garden members and their children). or 314-577-5100.