Middle Schoolers

African Percussion Workshop

At this free workshop, kids can expand their cultural knowledge and learn the techniques and rhythms of authentic instruments, such as the djembe, caxixi, agogo, and kalimba. 

For ages 8 and up. Presented by Freedom Arts and Education as part of the Black History Month celebration at the St. Louis County Library. The workshop will be held:

Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Eureka Hills Branch

Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. at the Grant's View Branch

Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. at the Headquarters Branch

Feb. 27 at 2 p.m. at the Rock Road Branch

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Volunteer Open House

If you're interested in volunteer opportunities and science, the Volunteer Open House at the Saint Louis Science Center is for you. Some family volunteer opportunities are available.

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Annie Jr.

Leaping Lizards! STAGES St. Louis is proud to present its second annual production of Annie Jr. live on stage.

Watch as the irrepressible comic strip heroine takes center stage in one of the world's most loved musicals.

Performances are Feb. 5 at 7:30 p.m., Feb. 6 at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 7 at 2:30 p.m.

More information: stagesstlouis.org


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Rocket Launch Workshop

Kids will have a blast as they design and launch a rocket and study the effect of trajectory and pressure at this free workshop.


Part of the ST Art @ Your Library series. For ages 8-12.


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Balloon Twisting Workshop for Kids

Kids can bring out their inner sculptor at this free balloon twisting workshop. They'll learn how to twist a basic balloon dog, a simple hat, a huge octopus and more. Presented by Circus Kaput. At the St. Louis County Library.

Part of the ST Art @ Your Library series. For ages 8-12.

The Balloon Twisting workshop takes place:

March 23 at 2 p.m. at the Grant's View Branch

March 24 at 2 p.m. at the Florissant Valley Branch

Free, but registration is required. 

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Youth Fishing Derby at Des Peres Park
Saturday, June 22, 2024

Grab a rod and reel and bring your kids to Des Peres Park for the Youth Fishing Derby. Kids ages 3-12 can participate in morning fishing, the Longest Fish Contest, and most fish caught in each age division. Bring your own fishing pole and bait. Registration is required.

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