West County

Shenanigans! The Mystery Circus Show

Juggling Jeff stars in Shenanigans! The Mystery Circus Show coming to the West County Family YMCA on Saturday, March 28. Families can enjoy juggling, comedy, acrobatic feats and lots more at this high-energy show.

Performers include Juggling Jeff, Vanessa Waggoner and Jaime Zayas. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for seniors, students and children.

The show begins at noon. More information: ymcastlouis.org

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Washington University's Lunar New Year's Festival

Take a front seat for a spectacular performance from the Washington University's Lunar New Year's Festival.

From a magical diabolo performance, a fantastic feat of Chinese yoyo, to a powerful martial arts performance, visitors will enjoy traditional dances still popular in China today.

Part of the Children's China exhibit at The Magic House. 

Performances are at 10:30 and 12:30 p.m. Included with Magic House admission,

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It's Not Easy Being Green

Herps walk, crawl, jump, slither and creep. But what are herps? Students will become junior herpetologists as they explore characteristics, adaptations, and unique facts through fun, interactive activities. They'll also meet some herps up close indoors and then go outdoors to search for them in their native habitats.

 

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Let's Talk Turkey

From almost zero to half a million! The road to recovery for Missouri turkeys was a long and tough journey. Walk in the woods today and see turkey tracks or scat, but it wasn’t always that way. Celebrate the return of the wild turkey with stories, games, activities, and crafts to learn about these interesting and unique birds.

Then go outside and look for turkeys or their signs. 9:30 to 11 a.m. For ages 6 and up.

Free. At Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center, 11715 Cragwold Road in Kirkwood, near the intersection of I-44 and I-270.

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Legendary Talent Show

Cheer Legendz presents its annual Legendary Talent Show on March 7. This popular event features singers, musicians, dancers, magicians, comedians and various other performers.

Entrants are welcome to register in advance to perform. There is a $20 fee per performance. Acts must be 3 minutes of less and be suitable for family audiences. All ages are welcome and the competition is open to all.

Admission to the show is $5 at the door (cash only). At Cheer Legendz in the Chesterfield Valley.

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Watch Your Back(pack)

Parents are invited to this free presentation and discussion on backpack safety and general health. Dr. Krystal Rupp, a chiropractic physician, will discuss appropriate weight and placement of backpacks, how to adjust straps correctly, stretching techniques for children, and offer nutrition suggestions.

6:30 p.m. at The Magic House. Registration is required.

More information: magichouse.org

 

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