Middle Schoolers

Halloween Storytelling

The City of Eureka and the St. Louis County Library will host Halloween Storytelling in Legion Park in Eureka on Oct. 30. Come sit around the campfire and listen to ghost stories, enjoy storytelling, Halloween candy and decorations. 

Everyone is encouraged to come in costume. The event is free and open to the public. 

7 to 9 p.m. in Legion Park, Eureka. 

More information: eureka.mo.us

 

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Kids Can Help Food Drive at The Magic House

Children can help those less fortunate and get into The Magic House free during the Museum’s annual canned food drive. On November 14 and 15 children under the age of 12 who bring in three canned goods per person will be admitted to the museum free of charge. The collected food will be donated to the St. Louis Area Foodbank to help families in need.

Helping others can be a magical experience! During regular museum hours.

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Glow Swim Pool Party

Calling all incoming and current middle school students across the St. Louis area! The Lodge Des Peres will host the 1st annual Glow Swim Pool Party on Oct. 9. Bring your brightest neon glow sticks and swim attire and enjoy music, giveaways and neon fun while the waves are on!

Glow Swimming is a one-of-a-kind night experience at The Lodge. Grab your neighbors and friends for the coolest pool party in town. 

6 to 9 p.m. Regular admission to The Lodge applies. Cost is free for Lodge members, $6 for Des Peres residents and $8 for non-residents.

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Girls and Engineering Workshop

This free workshop for mothers and daughters focuses on the need for female engineers and careers for women in engineering. It will be led by Donna Chapman, Business and Technology Specialist with the Rockwood School Districs as well as other Rockwood staff.

Girls and Engineering is part of the Rockwood Parent Series, free workshops designed to strengthen communities and offer expert information to parents.

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Free Music Workshop at the School of Rock

The School of Rock is offering free music workshops for kids and teens at its location in Ballwin. The school has teamed up with the St. Louis Blues Society to offer four free blues workshops with local musicians, covering harmonica, bass, drums and guitar.

Scheduled workshops are:

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Matilda the Musical at the Fox Theater

See the musical that has received rave reviews, called "more glorious than promised" by the New York Times and named by Time Magazine as the #1 show of the year. MATILDA the Musical comes to the Fox Theater through Nov. 1 on it's first national tour.

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Fishing for Children with Special Needs

Enjoy an eveing of fishing at Lake 15 in this program designed for children ages 7 to 17 with special needs. Volunteers and staff will be available to lend a helping hand to beginner anglers. Fishing equipment will be provided for participating children. 

The lake has a concrete walkway and dock accessible by people with mobility issues. Participants must be accompanied by an adult. 

4:30 to 7:30 at the August A. Busch Memorial Conservation Area.

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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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