World Chess Hall of Fame

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Tour de Museum is a free bike ride that includes an art scavenger hunt, and stops at Citygarden, The Museum of Contemporary Religious Art, World Chess Hall of Fame and the Contemporary Art Museum.

 

 

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8 Essential Events for St. Louis Families in November

November is a great time to give thanks and spend quality time with family. There are plenty of fun ways to explore, celebrate and learn together all across the St. Louis area. Here are our top picks for family-friendly events in November:

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Magic House to Open Summer Satellite in North County

The Magic House will open a summer satellite location in North County later this month featuring the popular Kings, Queens and Castles exhibit, free admission and chess summer camps.

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At Kings, Queens & Castles, Kids Become the Chess Game

When it comes to teaching your kids the game of chess, you could introduce it hunched over a game table for hours, discussing strategy with antsy little ones whose attention spans are short as they are. Or, you could truly immerse them by taking them inside the game, where they can learn the finer points of competition through make-believe play and plot out their winning moves on a giant chess board.

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Kings, Queens & Castles Opens at the World Chess Hall of Fame

Bring your family to the new Kings, Queens & Castles exhibition at the World Chess Hall of Fame. Created in collaboration with The Magic House, this innovative, interactive family exhibit brings the game of chess to life and provides an engaging introduction to individual chess pieces and game strategy. The exhibit features an array of hands-on elements. A drawbridge leading to a castle greets guests, a dress-up station transforms children into royalty, and life-sized chess pieces with cutouts for faces make for great photos! Learn more at worldchesshof.org.

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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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