Middle Schoolers

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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Clay Play at The Magic House

Kids can get behind the wheel as ceramicists from Krueger Pottery demonstrate the art of working with clay. Kids will coil, pinch and throw their own earthenware creations. Part of the Visiting Artist Series.

Saturday, May 14 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, May 15 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Free with regular admission.

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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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Camp Manitowa Open House

Spring is here. Summer is coming! Meet with the directors of Camp Manitowa and learn what makes this sleep-away camp, on the banks of three lakes, a fantastic experience for kids and families. 

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Kids Night Out at Third Degree Glass Factory

Third Fridays at Third Degree Glass Factory are always family friendly, but in April, it's all about kids! It will be a party not to miss with make-your-own art projects, Pi pizza and a sing-along dance party.

Kids can hang out with the creative crew from Artscope St. Louis and create their own unique drawings. The hot glass and flameworking demo artists will help transform kids' creations into works of 3D glass art! There will also be plenty of Pi pizza to enjoy, and awesome fire spinning by St. Louis Fire Technicians. 

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Splash & Play at the Chesterfield Family Aquatic Center
Monday, June 24, 2024
Wednesday, June 26, 2024
Monday, July 1, 2024

Kids ages 0-5 can splash and play in the leisure pool at the Chesterfield Family Aquatic Center during Splash & Play sessions. Splash & Play is held every Monday and Wednesday in the summer through August 7. Older children, ages 6-1, are welcome when they are accompanied by an adult and a child age 0-5.

 

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