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Emerson FREE Family Night At St. Louis Magic House Children's Museum On Friday

Emerson FREE Family Nights at The Magic House in St. LouisMagic House lovers, get ready!  Emerson FREE Family Nights is coming back around this Friday–Aug. 21, 2015.

Magic House St. Louis Children’s Museum holds Emerson Free Family Nights  from 5:30 to 9 p.m., on the third Friday of each month.

On Emerson FREE Family Nights,  a family  of four can enjoy more than 100 hands-on exhibits in the Museum at no charge courtesy of Emerson. Two adults in each family plus up to four of their own children are admitted free on these nights. Reservations are not required.

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

September 18, 2015
October 16, 2015
November 20, 2015
December 18, 2015
A hands-on children’s museum, the Magic House is located at 516 S. Kirkwood Road, St. Louis. (Kirkwood Road is the section of Lindbergh Boulevard between Big Bend Boulevard and Manchester Road.) It features dozens of interactive exhibits for children of all ages and several special events throughout the year.
The Institute of Museum and Library Services, Orbitz, Nickelodeon and Family Fun Magazine have lauded the Museum’s hands-on exhibits and educational programming.  Zagat named The Magic House the nation’s top family attraction with the most child appeal.

 

 

Missouri History Museum Program Portrays Effort To Establish Sumner High School In St. Louis

Sumner High School

Sumner High School

The Missouri History Museum is offering a presentation on the civil rights efforts of African Americans and others in 1875, including the effort to build Sumner High School for blacks in a segregated school system.

The last three performances are 11 a.m. July 29 and 30 and 2 p.m. Aug. 1.

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

 

A Walk In 1875 St. Louis Exhibit Spins Off Play

St. Louis 1875The last two performances of a play at the  Missouri History Museum related to its exhibit A Walk in 1875 St. Louis will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 28, 2015, and Thursday, July 30, in the MacDermott Grand Hall.

Tthe play will explore the lives of touring actors, circuses and other performers at that time.

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

 

Local Historian To Discuss Thomas Jefferson, Louisiana Purchase

Local historian Bonnie Vega will discuss Thomas Jefferson and the Louisiana Purchase at 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 27, 2015, at the AT&T Foundation Multipurpose Room of the Missouri History Museum.

Vega’s lecture is part of the museum’s series of programs on Monday morning about various facets of the area’s history. All programs will start at 10:30 a.m. But the one on Aug. 10 will be at museum’s Library and Research Center.

The remaining programs are:

• Aug. 10 about gangsters, Prohibition and caves.

• Aug. 17 about North America before 1607.

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

 

A Walk In 1875 St. Louis Exhibit Spins Off Play

St. Louis 1875The Missouri History Museum exhibit A Walk in 1875 St. Louis includes a play in July.

At least once a week the play will explore the lives of touring actors, circuses and other performers at that time. All performances will start at 2 p.m. be in the MacDermott Grand Hall.

The weekly performance dates are:

• July 23.

• July 28 and 30.

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

 

Lecture To Recall St. Louis's Gaslight Square

Ron Elz, the St. Louis media’s Johnny Rabbitt, will recall Gaslight Square, an entertainment area in the 1960s in the city’s Central West End, at a lecture at 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 20, 2015, at the AT&T Foundation Multipurpose room of the Missouri History Museum.

Elz’s lecture is part of the museum’s series of programs on Monday morning about various facets of the area’s history. All programs will start at 10:30 a.m. But the one on Aug. 10 will be at museum’s Library and Research Center, 225 South Skinker Boulevard, St. Louis.

The remaining programs are:

• July 27 Thomas Jefferson and the Louisiana Purchase.

• Aug. 10 about gangsters, Prohibition and caves.

• Aug. 17 about North America before 1607.

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

 

Missouri History Museum Program Portrays Effort To Establish Sumner High School In St. Louis

Sumner High School

Sumner High School

The Missouri History Museum is offering a presentation on the civil rights efforts of African Americans and others in 1875, including the effort to build Sumner High School for blacks in a segregated school system.

The event will occur Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays through Aug. 1, 2015, in the museum’s lower level.

The dates are:

• This week –– 11 a.m. July 22 and 23 and 2 p.m. July 25.

• Week of July 27 — 11 a.m. July 29 and 30 and 2 p.m. Aug. 1.

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

 

Emerson FREE Family Night At St. Louis Magic House Children's Museum On Friday

Emerson FREE Family Nights at The Magic House in St. LouisMagic House lovers, get ready!  Emerson FREE Family Nights is coming back around this Friday–July 17, 2015.

Magic House St. Louis Children’s Museum holds Emerson Free Family Nights  from 5:30 to 9 p.m., on the third Friday of each month.

On Emerson FREE Family Nights,  a family  of four can enjoy more than 100 hands-on exhibits in the Museum at no charge courtesy of Emerson. Two adults in each family plus up to four of their own children are admitted free on these nights. Reservations are not required.

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

August 21, 2015
September 18, 2015
October 16, 2015
November 20, 2015
December 18, 2015
A hands-on children’s museum, the Magic House is located at 516 S. Kirkwood Road, St. Louis. (Kirkwood Road is the section of Lindbergh Boulevard between Big Bend Boulevard and Manchester Road.) It features dozens of interactive exhibits for children of all ages and several special events throughout the year.
The Institute of Museum and Library Services, Orbitz, Nickelodeon and Family Fun Magazine have lauded the Museum’s hands-on exhibits and educational programming.  Zagat named The Magic House the nation’s top family attraction with the most child appeal.

 

 

A Walk In 1875 St. Louis Exhibit Spins Off Play

St. Louis 1875The Missouri History Museum exhibit A Walk in 1875 St. Louis includes a play in July.

At least once a week the play will explore the lives of touring actors, circuses and other performers at that time. All performances will start at 2 p.m. be in the MacDermott Grand Hall.

The weekly performance dates are:

• July 14 and 16.

• July 23.

• July 28 and 30.

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

 

Missouri History Museum Program Portrays Effort To Establish Sumner High School In St. Louis

Sumner High School

Sumner High School

The Missouri History Museum is offering a presentation on the civil rights efforts of African Americans and others in 1875, including the effort to build Sumner High School for blacks in a segregated school system.

The event will occur Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays through Aug. 1, 2015, in the museum’s lower level.

The dates are:

• This week –– 11 a.m. July 15 and 16 and 2 p.m. July 18.

• Week of July 20 — 11 a.m. July 22 and 23 and 2 p.m. July 25.

• Week of July 27 — 11 a.m. July 29 and 30 and 2 p.m. Aug. 1.

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