Middle Schoolers

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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The Great ShakeOut

Kids and families can learn how to protect themselves in the event of an earthquake at the Great ShakeOut. The Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills are an annual opportunity to practice what to do during earthquakes and how to improve preparedness. 

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The Science of Ripley's Believe It or Not

Go places you've never imagined and explore the real science behind the unbelievable with The Science of Ripley's Believe It or Not! An extraordinary collection of intriguing objects and astonishing artifacts from Ripley's Believe It or Not awaits you. 

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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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Winging It at the Saint Louis Zoo
Sunday, May 26, 2024
Monday, May 27, 2024
Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Returning to the Saint Louis Zoo is the bird show “Winging It,” presented in partnership with World Bird Sanctuary. Birds will take the stage at the Lichtenstein Sea Lion Arena. In this amazing, free-flying presentation, a variety of exotic and native birds will demonstrate their natural abilities, and some will even soar over the audience.

 

 

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