Teens and Tweens

Word Art

Teens and tweens in grades 6 through 12 can learn how to create outdoor chalk art from Kris Wollaeger of Chalk Riot at this free workshop.

Registration is required. 4 to 6 p.m.

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Iron Kid Triathlon

Your kids can test their might and compete with their peers in the Iron Kid Triathlon sponsored by St. Louis County Parks.

The competition consists of three part - a swim, bicycle ride and run. There will be two age divisions, 7-10 years and 11-14 in this friendly competition. Parents are encouraged to volunteer.

8 a.m. to noon at the Pavilion at Lemay. Cost is $20 per child in advance and $25 on the day of the event.

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Teen Pizza + Art Night

Teens can enjoy an evening of creative expression with other teens who love to make art.

Teen Pizza + Art Night gives teenagers the opportunity to assemble, construct and experiment with unusual materials while they collaborate with their peers. All materials, food and beverages are provided.

A Laumeier Sculpture Park in the Kranzberg Education Lab. For ages 13-17. Cost is $20.

7 to 9:30 p.m. For more information and to register: laumeier.org


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First Friday: Bring Back Firefly!

If you're crazy about all things Firefly this First Friday at the Saint Louis Science Center is for you.

Activities include a live taping of the Geek Universe radio show featuring Dr. Dan Yezbick of St. Louis Community College about what makes Firefly so exceptional and why it continues to have a large following, crafts from Spiderloom and Arch City Crafts, makerspace innovations with Inventor Forge, a Smuggling Challenge, a Firefly photo opp, Coloring at First Friday and more.

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World Turtle Day

Celebrate World Turtle Day complete with fun activities for kids and giveaways for the whole family.

You'll also celebrate the June 3 opening of the new film Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Life Science Lab at the Saint Louis Science Center.

More information: slsc.org


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Mary Poppins

Expect the world to change this June as Lifelight Theatre brings everyone's favorite practically perfect nanny to the stage in this supercalifragilisticexpialidocious musical adventure.

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Barks 'N Books Reading Day at Purina Farms
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Visit the newest interactive reading experience for kids in the St. Louis area – Barks 'N Books Reading Day at Purina Farms! This free book reading features USO comfort dogs and gives your kids the opportunity to read to them. Reservations are not necessary.

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Disney's 101 Dalmations Live on Stage

Join the evil Cruella De Vil and her two klutzy henchmen as they try to steal a litter of the cutest puppies ever to hit jolly old London Town. But not to worry, this fur-raising adventure ends happily with plenty of puppy power to spare! This production of Disney's 101 Dalmations is performed live on stage by STAGES St. Louis at the Robert G. Rein Theatre in Kirkwood, with special daytime performances perfect for little ones. 

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Circus Flora: The Caper in Aisle 6

Circus Flora, St. Louis' original one-ring circus, is now in its 33rd season! This beloved show is an unbelievable mix of excitement, charm, daring, and comedy, all under an intimate Big Top setting. See mesmerizing circus acts, storytellers and performers in this year's show, The Caper in Aisle 6. Daytime and evening shows are on select nights through June 30 with special 10 a.m. performances for young children, a sensory-friendly performance and a special Peanut-Free Preview night for those with nut allergies. 

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