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August 2015

Star Party! Night of the Perseid Meteor Showers

Friday, August 14 @ 5:30 pm-Saturday, August 15 @ 9:30 am

Be prepared to stay up late – it’s the night of the Perseid Meteor Showers – an annual favorite!  RSVP today as space is limited for this small group who will stay at the cabins at the Shaw Nature Reserve.  Open to Junior Academy Students and their families (siblings over 7 years old welcome).  The speaker is Rich Heuermann, St. Louis Astronomical Society and former NASA Missouri Space Grant Consortium Outreach Coordinator.  Registration of $31 per person includes welcome supper,…

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Fashioning Women Under Totalitarian Regimes: Chic and Duty in Nazi Germany

Tuesday, August 18 @ 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
Missouri History Museum,
5700 Lindell Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63112 United States
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Registration not required. FREE and OPEN to high school students and adults. Parking free in Museum lots or in Forest Park.

Featured Speaker: Victoria Rust, PhD, German and Comparative Literature, Department of Global Cultures and Languages, Southeast Missouri State University

Upon consolidating their political power, National Socialists attempted to create a new, Aryan model of femininity that aimed to sustain the National Community. Southeast Missouri State German and Comparative Literature instructor, Dr. Victoria Rust, analyzes the characteristics of this so-called New Woman as promoted by the state via the official propaganda and political organizations and as seen in the era’s contemporary women’s fashion magazines.

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September 2015

Academy of Science – St. Louis BioBlitz at Shaw Nature Reserve

Friday, September 18 @ 9:00 am-Saturday, September 19 @ 12:00 pm

Save-the-Date The Academy of Science – St. Louis BioBlitz is an exploration and inventory of the biodiversity of urban parks. Teams of public volunteers led by biologists, naturalists and environmental enthusiasts search natural areas, listing as many different species as they can find. Friday, September 18, 2015 9:00 am – 2:00 pm BioBlitz environmental activities for pre-selected schools 3:30 pm – 9:00 pm BioBlitz open to the public – registration in the fall. Saturday, September 19, 2015 7:00 am –…

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October 2015

Science Seminar Series. Topic TBA. Mark your calendar and check back soon!

Thursday, October 1 @ 7:30 pm-9:00 pm
Saint Louis Zoo,
1 Government Dr.
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States
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Conservation Conversations Series. Topic TBA. Mark your calendar and check back soon!

Tuesday, October 6 @ 7:30 pm-9:00 pm
Saint Louis Zoo,
1 Government Dr.
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States
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November 2015

Science Seminar Series. Topic TBA. Mark your calendar and check back soon!

Wednesday, November 4 @ 7:30 pm-9:00 pm
Saint Louis Zoo,
1 Government Dr.
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States
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The Coffee Route: From Peru’s Chilchos Valley to St. Louis

Thursday, November 12 @ 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
Missouri History Museum,
5700 Lindell Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63112 United States
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Registration not required. FREE and OPEN to high school students and adults. Parking free in Museum lots or in Forest Park.
Featured Speaker: Rainer Willi Bussmann, Ph.D., Director and Curator for Economic Botany, William L. Brown Center, Missouri Botanical Garden
— coffee tasting and lecture

n 2008, in collaboration with local Kuva Coffee Company, the William L. Brown Center at the Missouri Botanical Garden brought Café Peru Chilchos from Peru’s Chilchos Valley to Local Harvest Grocery here in St. Louis. Join Rainer Willi Bussmann, director and curator for economic botany at the William L. Brown Center, as he discusses this environmentally and economically sustainable coffee.

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Conservation Conversations Series. Topic TBA. Mark your calendar and check back soon!

Wednesday, November 18 @ 7:30 pm-9:00 pm
Saint Louis Zoo,
1 Government Dr.
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States
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Free
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December 2015

Science Seminar Series. Topic TBA. Mark your calendar and check back soon!

Wednesday, December 2 @ 7:30 pm-9:00 pm
Saint Louis Zoo,
1 Government Dr.
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States
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Free
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