Teens and Tweens

Forest Park Owls

Award-winning naturalist Mark Glenshaw has been studying great horned owls in Forest Park since 2005. At this free presentation for all ages, Glenshaw will discuss the amazing hunting and feeding behaviors of these owls with pictures and videos to illustrate these behaviors. 

Free. 7 p.m. at the St. Louis County Library, Daniel Boone Branch. Registration requested.

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Skeleton Keys at Powder Valley Nature Center

Looking at a skeleton can give you a key to what the animal is and how it lived. Did it swim, fly, walk or slither? What did it eat? At this nature workshop, kids will take a mystery mammal skull through a special question and answer maze and "key it out" to find out what animal it is.

For ages 7 and up. 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

At Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center in Kirkwood. Call 314-301-1500 for reservations.

More information: mdc.mo.gov

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Owl Prowl at Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center

Step into the nocturnal world of owls at the Owl Prowl at Powder Valley. Discover what owls eat and the unique adaptations that owls possess for life at night.

You'll also learn about the different species of owls that frequent Missouri and what makes them special. Explore the night forest as you search for these amazing creatures during an evening of owling. Please dress for the weather.

Free. For families with kids ages 7 and up. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. At Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center.

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Put It Together

Discover the endless possibilities of found objects as you collaborate and create a one-of-a-kind sculpture that expresses your family's unique style.

The workshop at Laumeier Sculpture Park is for kids ages 4-12 with an adult.

1 to 3:30 p.m. For more information and to register online, go to laumeier.org

 

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Marvel Universe Live

Marvel fans assemble! Marvel Universe LIVE is taking the live entertainment experience to a whole new level with a mind-blowing show unlike anything you've seen before. Watch your favorite Marvel superheroes, including Spider-Man, The Avengers, Iron Man, Hulk and others, along with threatening villians, come to life in an action-packed arena extravaganza.

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Ratatouille in Concert

Bring the whole family to experience the Academy Award-winnning film Ratatouille on the big screen while the beloved score by composer Michael Giacchino is performed live by the STL Symphony.

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The Science of Happiness

What makes people happy and how can we increase happiness in our lives? Our society sends us many messages about what should make us happy, but what does research suggest about the validity of these messages?

It turns out there may be a simple path to leading the good life. Psychologist and lecturer Dr. Timothy Bono discusses the scientific study of happiness and strategies for life satisfaction based on research in Positive Psychology.

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Living in Space
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Space adventures await at this free, out-of-this world workshop! Kids will complete an important space mission and build a model space station. 

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Science Storytime with Ready Readers
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Little ones can enjoy an interactive reading of a science-themed story followed by a related hands-on activity. A different book is featured each week.

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Water Waddlers Indoor Drop-In Swim
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Stop in and have some fun in the indoor pool at the Lodge of Des Peres with your little one at this drop-in swim time for kids up to age 6. No pre-registration is needed; Water Waddlers is open to residents and non-residents of Des Peres.

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