Middle Schoolers

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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Academy of Science BioBlitz

This is your family's chance to experience a great family adventure while you learn about everything from birds to butterflies, crickets to katydids! Participants in BioBlitz will join teams of scientists and skilled naturalists to study biodiversity in a fun, hands-on way.

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Middle School Trivia Night

Middle schoolers (ages 12 to 15) can enjoy a mind-bending night of trivia fun! Trivia Funhouse will host seven rounds of trivia for middle schoolers and their friends to compete for prizes. Teams can enter the patriotic-themed "best dressed" competition by decorating themselves and their table in the most red, white and blue gear. The team with the best dressed table will win extra mulligans to increase their chance of victory. 

At the Lodge of Des Peres. Doors open at 6:15 and trivia starts at 7 p.m. Cost is $120 for a table of 8. Advanced registration is required.

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Family Hike and Play Day

Bring your whole family to learn, explore and play on the farm at Family Hike and Play Day at Willoughby Farm. Explore the nature trails and then enjoy games around the farm yard. 

 

Cost is $2 per person with a maximum of $10 per family.

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Science of the Circus

Are you curious about the physics of aerial arts and dance? How jugglers hone their craft? The mechanics of magic? Learn all this and more through presentations by professional scientists and performing artists. There will be opportunities for audience participation throughout.

 Hands-on activities begin at 3 p.m. and the program begins at 3:15 p.m.

Guests are welcome to stay after and try Aerial Silks.

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Minecraft Kidz Night Out at Bricks 4 Kidz

A Bricks 4 Kidz Night Out is a high-energy evening full of LEGO entertainment for kids ages 6-12. The theme of the night is Minecraft. Kids will craft key elements with LEGO bricks, build monsters, and construct their own world of Minecraft. Each child will take home a mini LEGO creeper from the popular game. Pizza and drinks are also provided.

5 to 8 p.m. at the Bridgeton Community Center. Cost is $34 for residents and $38 for non-residents. 

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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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