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There's so much to see! You could unleash your inner song bird with the Folk School St. Louis. Learn about local hero (or hypocrite?) Charles Lindbergh. Explore the ancient Chinese spiritual discipline of Falun Gong. Improve your memory with the Science of Memory series.

Be Green When Investing Your Greenbacks: Learning the Basics of Sustainable Investing

Ever wonder what you are truly invested in and if it fits with your values? This educational seminar will give you the basic tools to start thinking about how sustainable investing can fit into your life.
Tuesday, Mar 3, 10:00-11:00
Fee: $10

Folk Song Sing-A-Long

Each week, learn about and sing different periods of folk music with Lukas Simpson of Folk School St. Louis. Come and join the living tradition with this fun class that will explore old and new folk songs! Bring an instrument or just bring yourself. All levels are welcome!
Thursday, Mar 5-Apr 23, 10:30-11:30
Fee: $65; Sessions: 8

Experience Forces of Nature!

Your experience begins with a guided tour of the geological forces and weather exhibits at the Saint Louis Science Center. We’ll enjoy Forces of Nature in the amazing OMNIMAX® Theater, showcasing the awesome spectacle of earthquakes, volcanoes and tornadoes.
Wednesday, Mar 4, 10:00-12:00
Fee: $12

Henry Ossawa Tanner and Jacob Lawrence: Two American Painters

Two of the most distinguished African-American artists of their centuries, Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859-1937) and Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000) both enjoyed successful careers and achieved international acclaim. Explore the lives, work and legacy of these two important painters.
Wednesday, Mar 11, 10:00-12:00
Fee: $15

Pakistan I: Foundations—Pakistan at Its Inception

The first installment of the Pakistan series will discuss the reasons for partition, i.e., the establishment of a separate Muslim state that emerged during the fight for independence after nearly a century of British colonial rule.
Thursday, Mar 12, 1:00-3:00
Fee: $12

Women in the Founding Era

Explore the life and roles of women in the last half of the 18th century. Learn about the “Founding Mothers” beside the men we call “Founding Fathers.”
Tuesday, Mar 17 & 24, 1:00-3:00
Fee: $24; Sessions: 2

Asteroids, Comets and Cocktails

Sit back, relax and enjoy a cocktail while you view images and results from the exploration of these ancient worlds of ice and rock, remnants from the birth of the planets.
Thursday, Mar 19, 7:00-8:00 pm
Fee: $10

Great Naturalists: Rachel Carson

Rachel Carson is the author of “Silent Spring,” which alerted the world to the dangers of pesticides.
Wednesday, Mar 18, 1:00-2:00
Fee: $10

Reducing Fat in Your Diet

Come learn more about how foods high in fat sneak into our diet and effective ways to reduce them, without sacrificing flavor! Attendees will receive a free health guide with recipes.
Friday, Mar 20, 12:00-1:00
Fee: $5


Yogalates combines Pilates and Yoga — the best of both worlds! Participants should bring a mat and a towel.
Clayton OASIS 116
Friday, Mar 27-May 8, 1:30-2:30
Fee: $46; Sessions: 7

International Photography Hall of Fame

Take a guided tour of the architectural photography exhibit at the International Photography Hall of Fame.
IPHF 556
Tuesday, Apr 14, 10:00-11:00
Fee: $10

Live Healthier with Diabetes

Our free Better Choices, Better Health®– Diabetes workshops will help you manage the challenge of this condition and get support from people who know what you are going through.

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