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Riding Day Camp at Great Griffin Farm

Day Camps at Great Griffin Farm are designed to help your child expand on both horsemanship and riding by teaching them the how and why behind a multitude of skills. Camps include riding lessons, as well as learning barn safety, proper care, and stable management. Campers will also have time for crafts and games. Sessions are available for riders from beginner through advanced levels.

Day camps are open to any child between the ages of 5 and 15. The cost of the camp is $75 and includes lunch and an afternoon snack. On Jan. 18, camp will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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And in This Corner . . . Cassius Clay

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. 

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Sunday Funday Free Group Exercise Sampler

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.

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Jewish Camp JamFest

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

 

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St. Louis Winter Classic

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.

 

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Forest Park Owls

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.

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Living in Space
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Space adventures await at this free, out-of-this world workshop! Kids will complete an important space mission and build a model space station. 

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Science Storytime with Ready Readers
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Little ones can enjoy an interactive reading of a science-themed story followed by a related hands-on activity. A different book is featured each week.

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Water Waddlers Indoor Drop-In Swim
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Stop in and have some fun in the indoor pool at the Lodge of Des Peres with your little one at this drop-in swim time for kids up to age 6. No pre-registration is needed; Water Waddlers is open to residents and non-residents of Des Peres.

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