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STArt @ your library - Science, Technology and Art Programs for Kids | January-December 2018

October-December 2018

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Family Fun Night: Play with Science  Kids  Teen

An evening packed with scientific experiences. Children and their families will work together to conduct hands–on science activities. Ages 5 and up. Registration required.

Friday, October 12 6:30-8:00 p.m. Headquarters

Red Riding Hood

Papa and Jackie Wright will delight with this puppet show adaptation of “Red Riding Hood.” A puppet–making workshop will follow. Ages 3–6. Registration required.

Monday, October 1  10:00 a.m. Florissant Valley
Friday, October 5 10:00 a.m.   Samuel C. Sachs
Wednesday, October 10    10:00 a.m. Lewis & Clark
Monday, October 15  10:00 a.m. Eureka Hills
Wednesday, November 28 10:00 a.m. Oak Bend
Tuesday, December 4 6:30 p.m. Rock Road

Celebration of Circus  Kids

Bring your little monkeys out to enjoy this interactive circus experience. Presented by DaySpring School of the Arts. Ages 3–6. Registration required.

Thursday, October 11 2:00 p.m. Prairie Commons
Tuesday, October 16  2:00 p.m.  Cliff Cave
Friday, October 19 10:00 a.m.  Jamestown Bluffs
Thursday, November 29 10:00 a.m. Daniel Boone
Thursday, November 29 4:00 p.m. Bridgeton Trails
Friday, December 7 10:00 a.m. Grant’s View

Monster Madness  Kids

Stomp and roar to stories and songs about your favorite monsters. Ages 3–6. Registration required.

Friday, October 5 10:00 a.m.    Daniel Boone
Saturday, October 6  10:00 a.m. Grant's View
Tuesday, October 9 6:00 p.m. Jamestown Bluffs
Thursday, October 11 10:00 a.m. Meramec Valley
Thursday, October 18 10:00 a.m. Cliff Cave
Saturday, October 20 10:00 a.m.  Eureka Hills
Monday, October 22  10:00 a.m.  Natural Bridge
Wednesday, October 24 10:00 a.m. Lewis & Clark
Wednesday, October 24 6:30 p.m. Florissant Valley
Friday, October 26   10:00 a.m.  Headquarters
Monday, October 29 10:00 a.m. Samuel C. Sachs
Tuesday, October 30 10:00 a.m. Indian Trails
Tuesday, October 30  10:00 a.m.    Weber Road
Tuesday, October 30 2:00 p.m.  Prairie Commons

Backyard Adventures  Kids

Use your imagination to go on a backyard adventure. Meet some backyard animals and explore a wormery! Presented by Saint Louis Zoo. Ages 3–7. Registration required.

Friday, October 5 2:00 p.m. Bridgeton Trails
Saturday, October 6 2:00 p.m. Jamestown Bluffs
Thursday, October 11 10:00 a.m. Grant’s View
Saturday, October 20 10:00 a.m. Rock Road
Saturday, November 3 2:00 p.m. Lewis & Clark
Wednesday, November 7 10:00 a.m. Eureka Hills
Thursday, December 20 10:00 a.m. Daniel Boone

Robot Rally  Kids

Get some coding experience with some cool tech toys. Ages 3–6. Registration required.

Monday, October 1 6:30 p.m. Meramec Valley
Saturday, October 13 2:00 p.m. Florissant Valley
Thursday, October 25 10:00 a.m. Jamestown Bluffs
Friday, November 2 2:00 p.m.  Bridgeton Trails
Monday, November 12  10:00 a.m.  Grant’s View
Thursday, November 15 10:00 a.m. Daniel Boone
Monday, November 19 10:00 a.m.  Samuel C. Sachs
Wednesday, November 28 10:00 a.m. Lewis & Clark
Tuesday, December 4 10:00 a.m.  Headquarters
Saturday, December 8 10:00 a.m.  Eureka Hills
Tuesday, December 11 10:00 a.m.  Indian Trails

Art Innovators  Kids

Have fun using paper towel rolls, tissue paper and even bubble wrap to discover new textures for creating art. Presented by Freedom Arts and Education. Ages 6–12. Registration required.

Friday, October 5 2:00 p.m. Cliff Cave
Tuesday, October 16  6:00 p.m.  Lewis & Clark
Wednesday, November 14 4:30 p.m.  Headquarters
Wednesday, November 28 6:30 p.m.  Florissant Valley
Tuesday, December 18 4:00 p.m. Bridgeton Trails
Friday, December 28 2:00 p.m.  Grant’s View

Balloon Twisting Workshop  Kids

Bring out your inner sculptor and learn how to twist the basic balloon dog, a simple balloon hat, a huge octopus and more! Take home your creations to show off your work. Presented by Circus Kaput. Ages 8–12. Registration required.

Saturday, October 13 10:00 a.m.  Samuel C. Sachs
Tuesday, October 16 6:00 p.m.  Jamestown Bluffs
Saturday, October 27  2:00 p.m. Oak Bend
Thursday, November 8  6:30 p.m. Indian Trails
Saturday, November 17 10:00 a.m. Eureka Hills
Monday, November 19 4:30 p.m. Prairie Commons

Candy Creations  Kids

Make some incredible, edible masterpieces with food items. Ages 7–11. Registration required.

Wednesday, October 10 4:30 p.m.  Headquarters
Tuesday, October 16 6:30 p.m. Rock Road
Thursday, October 18  6:00 p.m. Indian Trails
Tuesday, October 23 6:00 p.m. Natural Bridge
Tuesday, October 23 6:00 p.m. Oak Bend
Tuesday, October 23 6:30 p.m.  Eureka Hills
Thursday, October 25 6:30 p.m.   Daniel Boone
Saturday, November 10 2:00 p.m. Florissant Valley
Saturday, December 1 2:00 p.m. Bridgeton Trails
Saturday, December 1 2:00 p.m. Grant’s View
Thursday, December 13 4:30 p.m. Prairie Commons
Monday, December 17 6:00 p.m. Jamestown Bluffs
Thursday, December 27 4:00 p.m.  Lewis & Clark

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Death Star  Teen

Enjoy this wacky parody of the epic space saga, “Star Wars.” Performed by Mesner Puppet Theater. Ages 12 and up.

Thursday, November 1  7:00 p.m. Grant’s View
Friday, November 2 7:00 p.m.  Headquarters
Saturday, November 3 2:00 p.m. Daniel Boone
Saturday, November 3 6:30 p.m.  Florissant Valley

Autumn Adventures  Kids

See how plants and animals are gearing up for the arrival of winter. Dress for the weather. We will be going outdoors rain or shine. Presented by naturalist April Anderson. Ages 7–11. Registration required.

Saturday, October 20 10:00 a.m. Oak Bend
Saturday, November 3 2:00 p.m. Prairie Commons
Thursday, November 8  4:30 p.m. Indian Trails
Saturday, November 10 10:00 a.m. Samuel C. Sachs
Saturday, November 17 2:00 p.m.  Lewis & Clark

All About Owls  Kids

Meet some owls while learning about the importance of these mysterious birds of the night. Presented by World Bird Sanctuary. Ages 8–12.

Monday, October 1  6:30 p.m. Weber Road
Wednesday, October 10 2:00 p.m. Natural Bridge
Tuesday, October 23 6:00 p.m. Jamestown Bluffs
Wednesday, October 24 6:30 p.m. Headquarters
Tuesday, November 13 4:00 p.m. Bridgeton Trails
Saturday, November 17 2:00 p.m. Eureka Hills

Radical Robots  Kids

Enjoy controlling an automaton through sound, make a soccer robot score a goal, and build a robot hand. Presented by Mad Science. Ages 6–10. Registration required.

Tuesday, October 2  6:30 p.m. Daniel Boone
Monday, October 29 6:30 p.m. Florissant Valley
Thursday, November 15 6:30 p.m. Grant’s View
Monday, November 19 6:00 p.m. Cliff Cave
Wednesday, December 12 4:30 p.m.  Headquarters
Saturday, December 22 2:00 p.m. Rock Road

Cubelets  Kids

Get some hands–on play time building robots with Cubelets. Ages 8–12. Registration required.

Tuesday, October 2 5:00 p.m.  Lewis & Clark
Monday, October 22 6:30 p.m. Meramec Valley
Wednesday, November 7 3:30 p.m. Natural Bridge
Saturday, November 10 10:00 a.m.  Oak Bend
Tuesday, November 13  4:30 p.m. Eureka Hills
Saturday, November 17 2:00 p.m. Bridgeton Trails
Wednesday, November 28 4:00 p.m. Grant’s View
Tuesday, December 4   6:30 p.m. Daniel Boone
Saturday, December 8 2:00 p.m. Florissant Valley