The Dance St. Louis 2015-2016 season will include "MOMIX in Alchemia."Max Pucciarello
Dance St. Louis will mark its 50th anniversary with eight diverse shows. The 2015-2016 season kicks off July 24 with a treat for "Dancing with the Stars" fans. Derek Hough and Julianne Hough bring their Move Live On Tour 2015 to the Fox Theatre. The season wraps up May 27-29, 2016 with 30 dance companies coming together to present the Ninth Annual Emerson Spring to Dance® Festival 2016 at Touhill Performing Arts Center. The anniversary season features three world premieres by nationally renowned African-American choreographers. Their work will be featured in New Dance Horizon IV Feb. 26-27, 2016.
Waste Management of Missouri is asking area residents to help keep children safe this summer. With school out, streets and yards are filled with the sounds of children playing. “Children are always fascinated by waste and recycling trucks, and how they work, but parents should teach them to keep a safe distance and use common sense,” Lisa Disbrow of Waste Management of Missouri says.
The City of Edwardsville, Illinois, has launched a fundraising campaign in an effort to expand recreation opportunities in the area. Through “A Better Place to Play,” the city is working to raise money for construction of an ice rink, sports park and spray park.
Go for a spin at the Washington Town & Country Fair.
With blinking lights, twirling rides, music pouring from a grand stand and the smell of barbecue and cotton candy wafting through the air, the county fair beckons to the young and young at heart, offering a few days of thrills in the midst of a lazy summer. For those looking to spend an evening braving spine-tingling rides, proving their skills at the milk bottle throw or simply enjoying their favorite band with a side of funnel cake, a night at the county fair is a rite of summer that is not to be missed.