Before he became "The Greatest," Muhammad Ali was just a boy named Cassius Clay growing up in Jim Crow Louisville, Kentucky. In a rage over a stolen bicycle, 12-year-old Cassius meets the white cop who will be his first boxing coach on his way to Olympic glory. This play, presented by Metro Theater Company and performed at the Missouri History Museum, is a true story of courage, conscience and community.
Stop in to The Lodge Des Peres and take in free exercise sampler classes for Sunday Funday.
The Lodge Fitness Team will showcase some of the new exercise classes being offered in 30 minute sessions from 11 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Sessions are open to all, members and nonmembers, residents and non-residents. Free.
Sessions include zumba, yoga, pilates and group strength. In the Lodge group exercise studio. For adults and teens ages 16 and up. Child care is not available.
Celebrate Jewish camping and Jewish music at this new event at the Chesterfield Amphitheater. At the Jewish Camp JamFest, families can learn about day and sleep-away camps and hear great music from the nationally recognized Jewish children's musician Craig Parks.
1 to 4 p.m. Free. More information: jccstl.com
Watch the St. Louis Blues play on a giant TV screen while you skate at the Shaw Park Ice Rink. FOX Sports Midwest will broadcast its pregame, postgame and intermission shows live from rinkside.
Snacks and refreshments are available for purchase and a skating pass and skate rental is included with ticket purchase. Tickets are $10 and available through Brown Paper Tickets.
At Shaw Park Ice Rink in Clayton. 5 p.m.
Skate in the new year at the Steinberg Skating Rink in Forest Park, the oldest and largest outdoor ice skating rink in the Midwest.
Award-winning naturalist Mark Glenshaw has been studying great horned owls in Forest Park since 2005. At this free presentation for all ages, Glenshaw will discuss the amazing hunting and feeding behaviors of these owls with pictures and videos to illustrate these behaviors.
Free. 7 p.m. at the St. Louis County Library, Daniel Boone Branch. Registration requested.
Step into the nocturnal world of owls at the Owl Prowl at Powder Valley. Discover what owls eat and the unique adaptations that owls possess for life at night.
You'll also learn about the different species of owls that frequent Missouri and what makes them special. Explore the night forest as you search for these amazing creatures during an evening of owling. Please dress for the weather.
Free. For families with kids ages 7 and up. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. At Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center.
Your child is old enough to start kindergarten, are they ready? Are you? At this special presentation, both you and your child will get a brief overview of what is expected before your child even enters the classroom. You'll also receive a free backpack and school supplies. Registration is required.
Adventures abound at Trike Town, the outdoor, child-size city at The Magic House. Kids can pick out their favorite little red tricycle and explore the entire city. The adventure includes a stop at the craft shop, where kids can create their own fall-themed craft, a candy shop, firehouse and more.
New this season, Teaching in Room 9 takes learning beyond the classroom as viewers discover our region's resources. Children will explore the coloring wall at the Missouri History Museum, learn about dinosaurs at the Saint Louis Science Center, and experience African art and mummies at the Saint Louis Art Museum, just to name a few.
Daytime Playtime is an open gym for children ages 2-5 where the possibilities for fun and learning (through fun) are endless! Children will participate in activities that build coordination, strength, balance and self-confidence. They'll develop stronger motor skills, social skills, and take part in theme-based creative activities