Interested in Washington University's Pre-College Programs? Join the summer Pre-College Programs director, Becki Baker, for a coffee (or tea) informal Q&A about Wash U's Pre-College Programs. This series of online events focuses on different aspects of attending the summer programs for middle and high school students.
Join New City School on February 17 for a virtual Spotlight On: Upper Division. Learn about the curriculum and what a day in the life is like for students in 3rd through 6th grade. Connect with Head of School Alexis Wright and Upper Division Head Laurie Smilack, as well as members of the faculty. You'll also hear from a panel of current students about their experience learning and growing at New City School. Participants will learn from Dr. Andrew Butler, Chair of the Department of Education at Washington University and current New City School parent, about how current brain science and education research supports the teaching methods used at New City School.
The Dance Season Preview at COCA offers audiences a peek inside what dancers at COCA have been developing over the past year. The performance features COCA's three Pre-Professional Division student dance companies – Ballet Eclectica, COCAdance and COCA Hip Hop Crew – in a mix of excerpts and full works.
Saturday Sneak Peeks at New City School are free virtual classes led by school faculty on Saturday morning. Activities are designed for kids of various ages. Saturday Sneak Peeks are held from 10 to 11 a.m.
U.S. Bank Wild Lights at the Saint Louis Zoo is back for another beautifully lit season. Your family can stroll through the Zoo grounds surrounded by a million lights! Visitors will see animated light displays, enjoy fun photo opportunities, holiday carolers, Santa's woodland workshop, roaming entertainers, and lots more in this enchanting holiday wonderland.
More than a million lights will illuminate some of the Missouri Botanical Garden's most iconic locations, walkways will be transformed into sensory light tunnels providing an explosion of visual magic, and traditional candlelight village displays, festive drinks, s'mores and great photo opportunities will delight crowds of all ages.