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Friday, November 7, 2014

First Fridays in Grand Center are an opportunity for families to enjoy the latest art exhibitions from St. Louis' leading arts organizations, like the Contemporary Art Museum, the Sheldon Art Galleries, Bruno David Gallery, International Photography Hall of Fame, Craft Alliance, Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, Saint Louis University Museum of Art and others.

Explore the neighborhood's remarkable array of visual arts during a walking tour. Free and open to all.

5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Grand Center. More information: grandcenter.org

 

Locations: 
St. Louis
Age Ranges: 
All Ages

In conjunction with First Fridays at the Saint Louis Science Center, you can participate in public telescope viewing and see the Live Sky Tonight show at the James S. McDonnell Planetarium.

Weather permitting, the St. Louis Astronomical Society and the Science Center will set up a number of telescopes for public viewing and staff will be on hand to answer visitors' questions.

The indoor Live Sky Tonight show is held regardless of weather and features what is currently visible in the night sky, including constellations, planets, the current moon phase and any other special astronomical events, such as meteor showers or comets.

The Sky Tonight show is held at 7 p.m. Public telescope viewing times vary.

More information and public telescope viewing times: slsc.org

 

Locations: 
St. Louis
Age Ranges: 
All Ages

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

The Saint Louis Science Center is offering free admission for military veterans to the film D-Day Normandy 1944 now playing at the center's OMNIMAX Theater. Free admission will be granted to veterans on the following dates:

  • June 6 - 70th Anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy

  • July 4 - Independence Day

  • Nov. 11 - Veteran's Day, and 

  • Dec 7 - National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.

Due to limited seating, reservations are recommended for Veterans Free Admission Days. Please call 314-289-4424.

More information: slsc.org

 

 

Locations: 
St. Louis

Saturday, November 15, 2014

How much do you know about Missouri’s largest bird, the wild turkey? Did you know that their restoration in our state is truly an amazing story of conservation in action? Head to Rockwoods Reservation for an invigorating mid-November hike of the two-mile Turkey Ridge Trail. As you progress along the trail youwill discuss the habitat, food, calls and other habits of the wild turkeys. You may even hear or see some wild turkeys during the hike. Effort = Easy to Moderate.

Free. 1 to 3 p.m. at Rockwoods Reservation.

More information: www.mdc.mo.gov

 

Age Ranges: 
All Ages

Girls ages 14 to 18 can bring out their inner Katniss and learn some of the archery skills this character used in the popular book series and movie The Hunger Games. Participants will rotate between five activities throughout the day: archery, birding, fire/water/shelter skills, wild edibles, wildflowers and camouflage.

Participants should dress for the weather and bring a water bottle and snack. 

8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free. At Emmenegger Nature Park, near Powder Valley Nature Center in Kirkwood. Reservations begin Oct. 25.

For more information and to register, call 314-301-1500 or go to www.mdc.mo.gov

Locations: 
St. Louis County

Friday, November 21, 2014

Some of the best things in life are free! The Magic House holds Emerson Free Family Nights every third Friday of the month from 5:30 pm to 9 pm.

These special nights enable a family (no more than two adults and four of their own children) to enjoy more than 100 hands-on exhibits in the museum at no charge. Reservations are not required.

More information: www.magichouse.org

Age Ranges: 
All Ages

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Bring your preschool-age children to the Contemporary Art Museum for a play date full of fun activities. You'll enjoy artist-led activities, storytelling, music performances and more.

Parents will enjoy complimentary refreshments. Play Dates offer exciting ways for young artists to develop their artistic talents and provide unique opportunities for families to connect around their love of art.

Free. 10 to 11 a.m. Recommended for ages 2 to 5. At the Contemporary Art Museum, 3750 Washington Blvd.

More information: camstl.org

 

Locations: 
St. Louis

Enjoy a private guided tour at the Contemporary Art Museum with other art-loving parents and caregivers and introduce your little one to contemporary art.

You'll learn about the current exhibits, meet other parents and get to explore the museum. This is an event for little ones, so vocal babies are encouraged! Recommended for infants up to 24 months with a parent or caregiver.

9 to 10 a.m. Free. Contemporary Art Museum, 3750 Washington Blvd.

More information: camstl.org

 

Locations: 
St. Louis

Friday, December 5, 2014

First Fridays in Grand Center are an opportunity for families to enjoy the latest art exhibitions from St. Louis' leading arts organizations, like the Contemporary Art Museum, the Sheldon Art Galleries, Bruno David Gallery, International Photography Hall of Fame, Craft Alliance, Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, Saint Louis University Museum of Art and others.

Explore the neighborhood's remarkable array of visual arts during a walking tour. Free and open to all.

5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Grand Center. More information: grandcenter.org

 

Locations: 
St. Louis
Age Ranges: 
All Ages

In conjunction with First Fridays at the Saint Louis Science Center, you can participate in public telescope viewing and see the Live Sky Tonight show at the James S. McDonnell Planetarium.

Weather permitting, the St. Louis Astronomical Society and the Science Center will set up a number of telescopes for public viewing and staff will be on hand to answer visitors' questions.

The indoor Live Sky Tonight show is held regardless of weather and features what is currently visible in the night sky, including constellations, planets, the current moon phase and any other special astronomical events, such as meteor showers or comets.

The Sky Tonight show is held at 7 p.m. Public telescope viewing times vary.

More information and public telescope viewing times: slsc.org

 

Locations: 
St. Louis
Age Ranges: 
All Ages

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Kids can explore new books and ideas through traditional folk tales, fairy tales and art at the Foundry Art Centre's Children's Book Club.

The club meets once a month, (usually the first Saturday of the month) October through April. Kids will read each the book selected for the month, discuss the story and share their opinions while filling out a Passport to Reading activity book. An art project based on the story will complete the morning of fun. Attend all, one or just a few sessions.

Children may attend all or some of the meetings, and should register for each one they'd like to attend.

Designed for ages 4-10. Club size is limited, and advance registration is required. Call 636-255-0270.

At the Foundry Art Centre, located in the Frenchtown district of historic St. Charles. Cost is $10 for non-members; $9 for members. An adult is welcome to stay with younger children for each Book Club meeting.

10:30 a.m. to noon. More information: www.foundryartcentre.org

Locations: 
St. Charles County

Sunday, December 7, 2014

The Saint Louis Science Center is offering free admission for military veterans to the film D-Day Normandy 1944 now playing at the center's OMNIMAX Theater. Free admission will be granted to veterans on the following dates:

  • June 6 - 70th Anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy

  • July 4 - Independence Day

  • Nov. 11 - Veteran's Day, and 

  • Dec 7 - National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.

Due to limited seating, reservations are recommended for Veterans Free Admission Days. Please call 314-289-4424.

More information: slsc.org

 

 

Locations: 
St. Louis

Friday, December 19, 2014

Some of the best things in life are free! The Magic House holds Emerson Free Family Nights every third Friday of the month from 5:30 pm to 9 pm.

These special nights enable a family (no more than two adults and four of their own children) to enjoy more than 100 hands-on exhibits in the museum at no charge. Reservations are not required.

More information: www.magichouse.org

Age Ranges: 
All Ages

Saturday, January 3, 2015

Kids can explore new books and ideas through traditional folk tales, fairy tales and art at the Foundry Art Centre's Children's Book Club.

The club meets once a month, (usually the first Saturday of the month) October through April. Kids will read each the book selected for the month, discuss the story and share their opinions while filling out a Passport to Reading activity book. An art project based on the story will complete the morning of fun. Attend all, one or just a few sessions.

Children may attend all or some of the meetings, and should register for each one they'd like to attend.

Designed for ages 4-10. Club size is limited, and advance registration is required. Call 636-255-0270.

At the Foundry Art Centre, located in the Frenchtown district of historic St. Charles. Cost is $10 for non-members; $9 for members. An adult is welcome to stay with younger children for each Book Club meeting.

10:30 a.m. to noon. More information: www.foundryartcentre.org

Locations: 
St. Charles County

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Kids can explore new books and ideas through traditional folk tales, fairy tales and art at the Foundry Art Centre's Children's Book Club.

The club meets once a month, (usually the first Saturday of the month) October through April. Kids will read each the book selected for the month, discuss the story and share their opinions while filling out a Passport to Reading activity book. An art project based on the story will complete the morning of fun. Attend all, one or just a few sessions.

Children may attend all or some of the meetings, and should register for each one they'd like to attend.

Designed for ages 4-10. Club size is limited, and advance registration is required. Call 636-255-0270.

At the Foundry Art Centre, located in the Frenchtown district of historic St. Charles. Cost is $10 for non-members; $9 for members. An adult is welcome to stay with younger children for each Book Club meeting.

10:30 a.m. to noon. More information: www.foundryartcentre.org

Locations: 
St. Charles County

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Kids can explore new books and ideas through traditional folk tales, fairy tales and art at the Foundry Art Centre's Children's Book Club.

The club meets once a month, (usually the first Saturday of the month) October through April. Kids will read each the book selected for the month, discuss the story and share their opinions while filling out a Passport to Reading activity book. An art project based on the story will complete the morning of fun. Attend all, one or just a few sessions.

Children may attend all or some of the meetings, and should register for each one they'd like to attend.

Designed for ages 4-10. Club size is limited, and advance registration is required. Call 636-255-0270.

At the Foundry Art Centre, located in the Frenchtown district of historic St. Charles. Cost is $10 for non-members; $9 for members. An adult is welcome to stay with younger children for each Book Club meeting.

10:30 a.m. to noon. More information: www.foundryartcentre.org

Locations: 
St. Charles County

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Kids can explore new books and ideas through traditional folk tales, fairy tales and art at the Foundry Art Centre's Children's Book Club.

The club meets once a month, (usually the first Saturday of the month) October through April. Kids will read each the book selected for the month, discuss the story and share their opinions while filling out a Passport to Reading activity book. An art project based on the story will complete the morning of fun. Attend all, one or just a few sessions.

Children may attend all or some of the meetings, and should register for each one they'd like to attend.

Designed for ages 4-10. Club size is limited, and advance registration is required. Call 636-255-0270.

At the Foundry Art Centre, located in the Frenchtown district of historic St. Charles. Cost is $10 for non-members; $9 for members. An adult is welcome to stay with younger children for each Book Club meeting.

10:30 a.m. to noon. More information: www.foundryartcentre.org

Locations: 
St. Charles County

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