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Free Makerspace Classes for Kids

You won't want to miss this unique opportunity for your kids to take part in free classes at the Saint Louis Science Center's Makerspace.

In April's program, students will work in design teams to develop a new handheld musical instrument. Students will be challenged to design every aspect of their musical instrument, from its shape to the sounds it will make. The design teams will use MIT's Scratch programming language to program their musical instrument, from its shape to the sounds it will make. 

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A Beautiful Planet Opens at the Saint Louis Science Center

See an awe-inspiring glimpse of Earth from space and explore humanity's relationship with nature in A Beautiful Planet, opening May 13 in the Saint Louis Science Center's OMNIMAX Theater. 

A Beautiful Planet provides a unique perspective and increased understanding of our planet and galaxy as never seen before. The film explores mankind's relationship with Earth and the connection we all have with the place we call home. 

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Yuri's Night

Join in on the celebration of Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space.

At the special events at the Saint Louis Science Center, there will be telescope viewing and special star shows, including Metal Moons at 6 p.m. and a human space flight program-themed Live Sky Tonight show at 7 p.m. The Liftoff Gallery will be open with educators on hand to answer questions.

5:30 to 9 p.m. at the Saint Louis Science Center.

More information: slsc.org

 

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National Junior Ranger Day at the Old Courthouse

Come to the Old Courthouse for Junior Ranger Day and Night Explorer Workshop conducted by a sky ranger with the National Park Service. Kids can earn a special, limited-edition Junior Ranger badge commemorating the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service by completing a craft project relating to American pioneers, Plains Indians, Colonial St. Louis or Lewis & Clark. This special badge workshop will be held between at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

A special Junior Ranger Night Explorer Workshop, where kids can earn a Night Explorer Badge, will be held at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

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Family Movie Night: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Catch a free showing of the blockbuster Star Wars: The Force Awakens at Family Movie Night at the West County Family YMCA.

Three decades after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, a new threat arises. The first order attempts to rule the galaxy and only a ragtag group of heroes can stop them with the help of the resistance. Enjoy this free showing of Star Wars: The Force Awakens at the West County Family YMCA in Chesterfield on Friday, April 8.

Admission is free, popcorn will be available for $1. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the movie begins at 7.

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Open Gym at Miss Kelly's Gym
Friday, April 19, 2024
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Kids can work on existing gym skills, learn new skills or just play around during Open Gym at Miss Kelly's Gym. Reservations are not necessary.

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Wee Weekend at the Saint Louis Art Museum
Friday, April 19, 2024
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Preschoolers can learn, play, explore and grow at the Saint Louis Art Museum's Wee Weekend program for its youngest visitors. Join in on the adventure as your little one discovers new ways of interacting with art and each other. 

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Free Family Night at MADE for Kids
Friday, April 19, 2024
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This 7,000 square-foot makerspace is designed for kids to play, explore create and collaborate. Visitors have a chance to "paint" on the digital easel, use a pottery wheel to create a clay creation, design for a 3D printer, launch air rockets, build robots and circuits and more!

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