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Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Biodiversity, baby: Be a citizen scientist for City Nature Challenge by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The worldwide event isn’t a competition this year because of the pandemic, but organizers still want your snaps of trees, flowers and critters.

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Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Living in pandemic history? The Missouri Historical Society wants to hear from you by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Missouri Historical Society is collecting submissions for "Stories of the Pandemic: A St. Louis COVID-19 Digital Archive."

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Friday, March 13, 2020

Reawaken this spring with these family-friendly events in St. Louis by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

In addition to this season’s spring celebrations and festivals, the rooftop of City Museum reopens on March 13, the children’s garden at the Missouri Botanical Garden reopens March 18, a…

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Friday, February 28, 2020

Live parody of ‘The Office’ sets Dunder Mifflin drudgery to music by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Brace yourselves, fans of "The Office." A live musical is coming to St. Louis, and it’s gonna be big. (That’s what she said.)

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Friday, February 21, 2020

Mardi Gras in their backyard: How Soulard residents survive the season by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Soulard residents and thousands of visitors have celebrated Mardi Gras there for 41 years. Here's how residents and workers handle it.

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Friday, December 13, 2019

Elf on the Shelf is mostly for kids, but a new musical promises fun for grown-ups, too by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Director of new Christmas show has a history with elves: He also directed the tour of "Elf: The Musical."

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Friday, November 29, 2019

It takes a village to build these holiday gingerbread displays by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Whether you want to do the work or enjoy the sugary fruits of someone else's labor, here's where you can get your gingerbread on.

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Thursday, November 28, 2019

Omnimax Theater at St. Louis Science center reopens Friday after $3.5 million upgrade by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

When the Omnimax Theater at the St. Louis Science Center reopens Friday, it will be one of four domed theaters in the world featuring Imax With Laser.

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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Way of Lights in Belleville celebrates 50 years of bringing families together by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Holiday display at the National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows has grown from its humble beginnings 50 years ago.

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Saturday, November 2, 2019

All rise for Nick Offerman, who asks us to do better as a species by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The comedian, author, woodworker and writer comes to St. Louis on Thursday, Nov. 7.

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Astronaut will visit St. Louis to talk space, aliens and his latest record-breaking flight by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Virts spent 200 days aboard the International Space Station and broke the world record this summer for an aircraft circling the globe over its poles.

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Friday, October 25, 2019

Dixie Longate peddles Tupperware with a side of empowerment by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Eighteen years ago, actor Kris Anderrson donned a wig and a dress on a dare, creating Alabama belle Dixie Longate.

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Thursday, October 3, 2019

Q&A: Funnyman Kevin James can't wait to return to St. Louis by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The star of "The King of Queens" and the "Paul Blart: Mall Cop" series makes time for stand-up and for a new NASCAR-based comedy series.

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Thursday, August 22, 2019
Thursday, August 15, 2019

After hiatus, Moonlight Ramble bicycle ride gets back in gear — with earlier start time by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The ride begins at 10 p.m. Saturday at Tucker and Market streets downtown.

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

'Pompeii' brings body casts, authentic objects to St. Louis Science Center by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The exhibit, with more than 150 objects borrowed from the Naples National Archaeological Museum in Italy, opens Friday and is here through Nov. 3.

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Thursday, May 2, 2019

One-woman 'Sex and the City' show celebrates love, friendships, hookups, cosmos by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Kerry Ipema brings her show to The Playhouse @ Westport Plaza this weekend.

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Thursday, April 18, 2019

Forest Park rolls out 30-acre green carpet at renovated Central Fields by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The fields include four soccer fields, three rugby fields, and two structures with bathrooms, a pavilion, and concession area.

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

Grab your baskets, St. Louis grown-ups: Time for an adult Easter egg hunt by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Easter falls on April 21 this year, which means there are several adult hunt options this weekend and through the month.

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Thursday, March 14, 2019

Spring arts guide: Put a spring in your step at these family-friendly St. Louis events by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Springtime for your family might as well start this weekend, with several St. Patrick’s Day parades to choose from (see our story on Page 14). After that, you can fill your calendar as you…

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Future scientists, observe: New lab at Magic House opens for exploration by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The lab rounds out the children's museum's new STEAM Center, supported by a $1 million donation from Emerson

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Thursday, February 28, 2019

40 but still young at heart: Soulard Mardi Gras is always ready to party by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Mardi Gras started in 1980 as a party between friends in a rowhouse apartment in Soulard. It's now the country's biggest Mardi Gras party behind New Orleans.

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Sunday, February 24, 2019

Dress up your pet and help another: Purina Pet Parade benefits area's largest no-kill shelter by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The Open Door Animal Sanctuary in High Ridge, Mo. gets up to $25,000 each year from the parade.

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Friday, February 1, 2019

New exhibit at Missouri Botanical Garden shows off native plants as art by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The exhibit, from the American Society of Botanical Artists, opens Friday and will be there through May 1 at the Sachs Museum.

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Friday, January 11, 2019

The eagles are landing: Spread your wings and spot them here this winter by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The holidays are over, and you’ve been hunkered inside the house a little too long. It’s about time you spread your wings.

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

St. Louis Science Center sheds a little holiday light on its outdoor space by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

It's the newest holiday light experience in the area, and you'll learn a little something, too.

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Friday, November 2, 2018

After $30 million overhaul, Soldiers Memorial shines for its grand reopening by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The building opened on Memorial Day 1938 to honor the 1,075 service members killed in World War I.

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Thursday, October 11, 2018

St. Louis Science Center takes gaming — and science — to the next level by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

GameXPloration offers more than 30 ways to interact, play and level up.

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Thursday, September 27, 2018

Dena Blizzard, mom from viral back-to-school shopping video, celebrates life's imperfections by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The former Miss New Jersey tells her kids to "put your crazy into the universe."

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