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Missouri History Museum Presentation To Explore Daily Grind Of St. Louis Immigrant Life

I promise not be wearyThe Missouri History Museum explores the daily grind of immigrant life in 19th Century St. Louis in a presentation at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 4, 2015, in the McDermott Grand Hall.

The museum will repeat the presentation ––“I Promise Not to be Weary”–– at the same time Tuesday and Saturday through May 23.

The museum is located at Lindell Boulevard and DeBaliviere Avenue in Forest Park.

Botanical Garden: Free Admission For Residents On Wednesday And Saturday Mornings

Missouri Botanical Garden

If you’re a resident of St. Louis City or St. Louis County, you can get into the Missouri Botanical Garden for free if you get there early enough on Wednesday or Saturday.

Residents of St. Louis and St. Louis County get free admission to the Garden on Wednesday and Saturday mornings.

You have to get there before noon. The deal is off if there is an event with a special admission fee. Garden hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

Founded in 1859, the Missouri Botanical Garden is the nation’s oldest botanical garden in continuous operation. It is a National Historic Landmark and a center for science, conservation, education and horticultural display.

 The Garden encompasses 79 acres of horticultural displays offering something for everyone including Chinese GardenEnglish Woodland Garden,Ottoman Garden and Victorian District.

The  Climatron conservatory houses a vibrant tropical rainforest, while the adjoining Temperate House is home to a multitude of Mediterranean species. The Japanese Garden covers 14 acres, making it one of the largest Japanese strolling gardens in North America.

The Garden is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (closed on Christmas day). Numerous tour options are available for adults, students, families and children.  

Narrated tram tours are available from April through October from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays departing every hour on the hour and 9:30 a.m. to 4:10 p.m. weekends departing every 40 minutes. Tickets are $4 for adults and children over the age of two. Children two and under are free when seated on a lap.

The Missouri Botanical Garden features flower shows, live music and special events throughout the year.  Check out the Garden’s online event calendar to see what’s coming up.

 

Free Pie Wednesday At O'Charley's Restaurants

 

Mint Brownie Blast at O'Charley's Free Pie WednesdayIt’s hump day! Time to plan out your mid-week break.

How about Free Pie Wednesday at O’Charley’s Restaurant & Bar? O’Charley’s offers a free slice of pie on Wednesdays with the purchase of on entree.

No coupon is necessary for Free Pie Wednesday.

The fine print: You must purchase and entree. Limit of one slice per person per purchased per visit. Good only at participating locations. Not combinable with any other offers, promotions, discounts or coupons.

In the St. Louis area there are O’Charley’s locations in Florissant, Fenton, St. Peters and St. Louis.

 

Missouri History Museum Presentation To Explore Daily Grind Of St. Louis Immigrant Life

I promise not be wearyThe Missouri History Museum explores the daily grind of immigrant life in 19th Century St. Louis in a presentation at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, in the McDermott Grand Hall.

The museum will repeat the presentation ––“I Promise Not to be Weary”–– at the same time Tuesday and Saturday through May 23.

The museum is located at Lindell Boulevard and DeBaliviere Avenue in Forest Park.

Missouri History Museum Presentation To Explore Daily Grind Of St. Louis Immigrant Life

I promise not be wearyThe Missouri History Museum explores the daily grind of immigrant life in 19th Century St. Louis in a presentation at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 28, 2015, in the McDermott Grand Hall.

The museum will repeat the presentation ––“I Promise Not to be Weary”–– at the same time almost every Tuesday and Saturday through May 23.

The museum is located at Lindell Boulevard and DeBaliviere Avenue in Forest Park.

Missouri History Museum Presentation To Explore Daily Grind Of St. Louis Immigrant Life

I promise not be wearyThe Missouri History Museum explores the daily grind of immigrant life in 19th Century St. Louis in a presentation at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, 2015, in the McDermott Grand Hall.

The museum will repeat the presentation ––“I Promise Not to be Weary”–– at the same time almost every Tuesday and Saturday through May 23.

The museum is located at Lindell Boulevard and DeBaliviere Avenue in Forest Park.

Free: Third Friday At Third Degree Glass Is 'Kids Night Out' This Month

Third Degree Glass Factory's Third FridayThis month’s Third Friday event at Third Degree Glass Factory takes on a youthful air with its theme “Kids Night Out.” The fun begins at 6 p.m. and rolls on to 10 p.m.

Admission is free. There is a charge for food and some hands-on activities.

At the event you can  listen to live music,  discover local artists, try your hand at making glass art, watch glassblowing & beadmaking demonstrations, sign up for a guided glass activity, check out new exhibits in the East Gallery, and shop for glass art created by Third Degree glass artists.

Activity slots are filled on a first-come, first serve basis. Completed glass art projects will be available for pick up the following Wednesday.
Among the sessions you can choose:

  • Fused bugs. $25, any age.
  • Paperweight $35, age 10 and up. 1-on-1 sessions limited.
  • Glass beads $35, age 10 and up. 30-min private sessions are limited.
  • Glass tile $25, any age.
  • Fused glass pendant or earrings $25 or the set for $35. Night Light $35, any age.
 Special activities just for the kids this month include:
  • Signature cocktail for purchase: Shirley Temple/Roy Rogers (for the grown-ups: add vodka)
  • Every kid’s favorite food: pizza! (for purchase from Pi Pizzeria)
  • East Gallery presents the drawings and paintings of children and wildlife by artist Sandy Brooks.
  • Creativity Central with Artmart–draw anything you want, and the glassblowers might select your drawing to transform into a glass sculpture!
  • Fun take-home projects from Artscope
  • Hooping Demo by the St. Louis Hoop Club at 6 p.m.with a chance to learn to hoop afterward!
  • Celia, a one-woman show; a rockin’, stompin’, hollerin’ good time at 7 p.m.!
  • Live music by the The Bottlesnakes at 8 p.m.
  • Fire spinning by St. Louis Fire Technicians at 8 p.m.

The gallery closes from  4 to 6 p.m. for setup for Third Friday; doors reopen at 6 p.m. for the party.

Third Degree Glass Factory is at 5200 Delmar, St. Louis

Downtown St. Louis Chili Cookoff Set For Friday

Get ready to fire up your taste buds. The 2nd Annual Downtown Chili Cook-Off will be held from 5 to 10 p.m., Friday, March 20 at Christ Church Cathedral, 1210 Locust.

The event is sponsored by the Downtown St. Louis Restaurant and Bar Association. More than 20 downtown restaurants will compete once again for the title of Best Chili Downtown. There will be live music, food booths and games for all ages. Tickets are $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for children.

Emerson FREE Family Night At St. Louis' Magic House Is Friday

Emerson FREE Family Nights at The Magic House in St. Louis

It’s that time again for Magic House lovers. Emerson FREE Family Nights is happening this Friday, March 20. 

Emerson Free Family Nights are held at the Magic House from 5:30 to 9 p.m., on the third Friday of the month. On these special nights,  a family  of four can enjoy more than 100 hands-on exhibits in the Museum at no charge through the generosity of Emerson. The free offer is for no more than two adults and four of their own children. Reservations are not required.

Here are the rest of the FREE family nights for 2015:

April 17, 2015
May 15, 2015
June 19, 2015
July 17, 2015
August 21, 2015
September 18, 2015
October 16, 2015
November 20, 2015
December 18, 2015

The Magic House is a hands-on children’s museum. It is located at 516 S. Kirkwood Road, St. Louis. (Kirkwood Road is the section of Lindbergh Boulevard between Big Bend Boulevard and Manchester Road.) The museum features dozens of interactive exhibits for children of all ages as well as a variety of special events throughout the year.

The Magic House is located at 516 S. Kirkwood Road, along the section of Lindbergh Boulevard between Big Bend Boulevard and Manchester Road in Kirkwood.

The Museum’s hands-on exhibits and educational programming have been recognized nationally by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, Orbitz, Nickelodeon, Family Fun Magazine and Zagat, which named The Magic House the nation’s top family attraction with the most child appeal.

 

 

 

Missouri History Museum Presentation To Explore Daily Grind Of St. Louis Immigrant Life

I promise not be wearyThe Missouri History Museum explores the daily grind of immigrant life in 19th Century St. Louis in a presentation at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 21, 2015, in the McDermott Grand Hall.

The museum will repeat the presentation ––“I Promise Not to be Weary”–– at the same time Tuesday and Saturday through May 23.

The museum is located at Lindell Boulevard and DeBaliviere Avenue in Forest Park.