Storytime in the Commons
Nine Network and St. Louis Public Library are hosting a free family reading program this summer in the Public Media Commons, outside the Nine Network. Each event will feature a favorite character from PBS Kids and will include stories, visuals on the big screens, crafts, games, and other family activities geared to young children. PBS Kids characters will be available for photos with the children. Everyone’s favorite big red dog, Clifford, will host the first event at 9:30am on Saturday, June 3. The event is free, but registration is required.
Baseball and circus…could it be any more fun for Circus Flora’s 30th anniversary season? The season kicks off on Thurssday, June 2 and runs through Sunday, July 3. Visit their website for a full schedule and list of special performances, including a Peanut-free Preview on Thursday, June 2 and a Sensory-friendly performance on Thursday, June 23.
Celebrate National Donut Day
Friday, June 3 | Ferring Jazz Bistro
Join Jazz St. Louis on Friday, June 3 from 8-11am for a FREE National Donut Day celebration! Donut Day festivities will include donut tasting and competition from 15 local shops, beverages from Starbucks and Oberweis, photo booth fun, and a variety of kids activities, all while listening to great jazz. More info
Tour de Museum
Saturday, June 4
Experience art throughout the City of St. Louis on Saturday June 4 during a group bike ride led by Trailnet. This cycling tour visits CAM, the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Pulitzer Arts Foundation, Saint Louis Art Museum, and World Chess Hall of Fame and features a scavenger hunt at each location. This program starts at the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, located on the campus of Washington University in St. Louis, with registration at 9am. Ride departs at 10am. More info
June 3–25 | The Marcelle Theatre
New Line continues its 25th season June 3-25 at the Marcelle with the regional premiere of the exhilarating and provocative new rock musical ATOMIC, based on the true story of the creation of the atomic bomb. With book and lyrics by Danny Ginges, and music and lyrics by Philip Foxman, this powerful rock musical blasts open the doors of The Manhattan Project, a government-funded program of top scientists with the task of creating the world's first Atomic Bomb. Tickets available here.
Music of Led Zeppelin
Friday, June 10 | Powell Hall
Bridging the gap between rock ‘n’ roll and classical music, Brent Havens and a full rock band return to Powell Hall on Friday, June 10 to perform the Music of Led Zeppelin, riff for riff and note for note. This one-of-a-kind performance captures Zeppelin’s power and features favorites amplified from the Powell Hall stage, including "Kashmir," "Black Dog," "Immigrant Song" and more. More info