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Physics Family Fun Day

Calling all families of middle schoolers! Learn the physics of behind sharks, cheetahs, electric fish and more at this free Family Fun Day. You'll learn about the physics of all of these super animals through experiments and hands-on activities. 

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Lavner Camps at Wash U

Lavner Camps – Award-Winning Summer Camps at Wash U! 

Summer Camp. Redefined.

Lavner Camps leads the industry in Summer Enrichment Camps and is offering Cutting-Edge Technology Camps & Creative Art Camps at Washington University in St. Louis! Campers can attend one or more weeks at any of our highly specialized camps in Robotics Camp with LEGO® EV3®, Robotics with Artificial Intelligence, Robotics Camp with VEX® IQ, 3D Minecraft™ Camp, Elite Skills Minecraft™ Camp with Java™ Coding,  National Minecraft™Camp Tournament Week, Computer Programming Camp with Python™, Computer Programming with Java™, Spy Tech Camp, Video Game Design Camp with Apps, Game Design with GameMaker™, Digital Movie Production Camp for YouTube™, Web Design Camp, 3D Printing Camp & Modeling, Digital Fashion Design Camp, Fashion Design Camp, Graphic Design with T-Shirt Customization, Filmmaking Camp! Also check out our CIT Leadership Program.

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St. Louis Area Brain Bee Takes Teens Inside the Human Mind

The teen brain is an amazing thing – especially when it’s hard at work learning about itself. Through the St. Louis Area Brain Bee (SLABB) on Feb. 17, Washington University and the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) are giving future researchers, physicians, and scientists the chance to get up close and personal with the human brain and discover what truly makes us tick – all while they compete for great prizes.

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African Film Festival Youth Matinee

Experience South Africa during the 10th annual Washington University African Film Festival Matinee. Films include The Case of the Disappearing Daddy, Kanyekanye, and Khumba.

In The Case of the Disappearing Daddy (4 minutes), little Amy turns the case over to super sleuth A. Stemmet when daddy goes missing during bath time.

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MLK Community Celebration
Monday, January 21, 2019

Bring your family to the Missouri History Museum to celebrate and reflect on the life and legacy of Dt. Martin Luther King Jr. Discuss how to make a difference in your community, get active with yoga and movement workshops, create peace-inspired art, meet local and nationally renowned authors, and explore stories of the civil rights movement and the work of Dr. King. 

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School's Out Camp Create

School's Out Camp Create offers families a fun, creative and enriching option when school is out of session. Single-day camps are led by Artscope's professional teaching artists. Extended care is available until 6 p.m.

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UMSL's Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Celebration
Monday, January 21, 2019

Honor the life, the work and the contributions of Dr. King by joining the University of Missouri – St. Louis for a morning of incredible performances and inspirational speeches. The impressive lineup includes filmmaker and activist Bree Newsome, KMOV reporter Justin Andrews, soloist Brian Owens, and the St. Louis Children’s Choirs. Tickets are free and include both complimentary parking and light refreshments following the ceremony.

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