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Sandcastle Creations

World-champion sand sculptor Dan Belcher shares tips and techniques on the art of sand sculpting at the site of his latest masterpiece, the 75-ton sandcastle on the shores of Sandcastle Beach at The Magic House. 

Kids can learn how to create their own "sandsational" sculpture using only sand and water. 

June 4 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and June 5 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Free with regular admission. 

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Clay Play at The Magic House

Kids can get behind the wheel as ceramicists from Krueger Pottery demonstrate the art of working with clay. Kids will coil, pinch and throw their own earthenware creations. Part of the Visiting Artist Series.

Saturday, May 14 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, May 15 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Free with regular admission.

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Family Fun Day at the Foundry Art Centre

Bring your whole family to the  Foundry Art Centre's Family Fun Day on May 22 for an afternoon of fun and creativity.

Summer-themed art activities will be available designed for kids to make alongside their parents. Throughout the afternoon, you'll enjoy stories read aloud by Main Street Books owner Emily Hall. There will also be complimentary lemonade and cookies.

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Free CraftTech Makerspace Sundays at Craft Alliance

Bring your family to free Makerspace Sundays at Craft Alliance and experience the 3D Makerbot printers, Liquid 3D printer, 3D scanner, CNC Router and CAD software in the Boeing Graphics Studio.

An instructor will be on hand to help you explore the programs, the 3D printer, laser cutter and other digital technology.

Sessions are free and they fill up fast. Registration is required by the Thursday prior to class. Held on Sundays through May 15 (no class March 27).

1-4 p.m. at Craft Alliance in Grand Center.

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Super Heroes School Daze Camp

School Daze Camps at Artscope are a great way for kids to spend their days when school is out. Kids will make fabulous art projects, explore Tower Grove Park, play games, sing songs and make new friends. 

 

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African American Read In

Celebrate African-American literature, culture and heritage at the fourth annual African American Read In at the Gateway Region YMCA.

Guest authors Candi Pettiford, Floyd Boykin Jr., and Sylveser Chison will share their stories, passion and journey as authors. There will also be literacy and art activities for families, resource tables, and poetry performances by students of Crossroads Preparatory School and spoken word artists. Refreshments will be provided.

For all ages. 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Monsanto Family YMCA. Free.

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Springtime Magic at The Magic House
Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Thursday, March 4, 2021

Get a jump on springtime fun at Springtime Magic at The Magic House! Springtime Magic includes Bunny Town, the museum's newest outdoor experience featuring spring-inspired art, bunny games & trike rides through floral fun, visits the bunny, egg hunts, and more! 

 

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Summer Pre-College Programs Virtual Fair
Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Attendees can visit virtual booths, where they can chat one-on-one via text or video with summer program representatives, as well as view helpful webinars on how to choose a summer program, how to strengthen an application, and how to make the most of a summer program experience.

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