Middle Schoolers

Kings, Queens & Castles Opens at the World Chess Hall of Fame

Bring your family to the new Kings, Queens & Castles exhibition at the World Chess Hall of Fame. Created in collaboration with The Magic House, this innovative, interactive family exhibit brings the game of chess to life and provides an engaging introduction to individual chess pieces and game strategy. The exhibit features an array of hands-on elements. A drawbridge leading to a castle greets guests, a dress-up station transforms children into royalty, and life-sized chess pieces with cutouts for faces make for great photos! Learn more at worldchesshof.org.

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Halloween Skate

Wear your costumes for this fun ice skating event at the Brentwood Ice Rink. There will be a costume contest, candy, a hockey puck scavenger hunt, face painting and pizza. Admission is $4 for non-residents and $3 for residents. Skate rental is $2 per person. 

7 to 10 p.m. at the Brentwood Ice Rink. 

More information: brentwoodmo.org

 

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Peter and the Wolf

Relive some of your favorite childhood fairy tales at the St. Louis Symphony's performance of Peter and the Wolf. This timeless classic about Peter and his animal friends (and foes) is set to music is enhanced with actors and projected visuals.

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Back to the Future

Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the 80s pop classic Back to the Future on the big screen with the St. Louis Symphony performing the score live at Powell Hall. Arrive early to take photos with Marty McFly and a DeLorean!

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Cyclocross Color Fun Ride

Join Spielberg Fitness and Junior Stars Cycling for the Cyclocross Color Fun Ride. The is a hybrid of an all-terrain biking adventure and color fun run.

No previous experience is needed. The color run ride includes a bike course full of obstacles, colored dust, bubbles, squirt guns, silly string and more. 

Registration includes an event t-shirt. The first 10 people to register get a free water bottle. Registration opens at 9:15 a.m.; the ride starts at 10 a.m. Free, but a $10 donation is suggested. Sponsored by Spielberg Fitness.

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Talkin' Trash

Talkin' Trash, performed by Metro Theater Company, tells the story of Sam (played by Nicolas Tayborn), a young boy obsessed with trash and recycling. "It's a play about community, friendship and our relationship with 'stuff,'" said Nicholas Kryah, who was inspired to write the play by Sam Klein, a boy from St. Louis who was so fascinated by trash that he had his own recycling company by age 12.

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Shark Week at the Saint Louis Zoo

Celebrate Shark Week at the Saint Louis Zoo, where you'll get free admission to Stingrays at the Caribbean Cove when you come to the zoo dressed as a shark. You can also enjoy lots of shark-themed activities, shark-themed snacks, and live music on the weekend.

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Newsies
Saturday, July 20, 2019
Sunday, July 21, 2019

Newsies is packed with non-stop thrills and a timeless message, perfect for the whole family and every audience. 

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Family Workshop: Printed + Inked
Saturday, July 20, 2019

Express yourself through color and texture as you discover the unlimited possibilities of mono prints! Collaborate to create multi-layered mono prints using gelatin plates, stencils, ink and found objects. Bring home a collection of masterpieces!

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