7905 Big Bend Blvd., Webster Groves, MO 63119  314-738-9384
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June 2017

History Week Camp

June 26 @ 10:00 am - June 30 @ 3:00 pm
The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Boulevard
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

Join us from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 26-30, 2017, to take a step back in time and learn about a variety of historical genres and events. Here’s a look at the schedule: Monday: Women Tuesday: Hamilton Wednesday: Science Thursday: World Conflict Friday: Literature & Art History Week is designed for children ages 8 and up. Campers are asked to bring a lunch. We will walk to Lockwood Park for outdoor adventures if weather permits. Wear old clothes as many of our camps…

$225
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July 2017

Find Waldo!

July 1 - July 31

“Where’s Waldo?” is happening again this July in Webster Groves! We’ve hidden Waldo at The Novel Neighbor and other participating locations (watch this page, we’ll update locations soon). Get yourself a passport now, and you and your family can visit these locations and try to find Waldo. Throughout the month of July, there will be prizes awarded to players, and at the end the month, there’ll be a big Waldo shindig at the Novel Neighbor! Save The Date – More Info…

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Amy Young - A Unicorn Named Sparkle

Amy Young – “A Unicorn Named Sparkle”

July 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
St. Louis County Library – Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63131 United States

Bestselling author and illustrator of “A Unicorn Named Sparkle,” Amy Young joins her young fans for a cupcake and dress up party! In “A Unicorn Named Sparkle,” Lucy found out that the unicorn she thought she didn’t want was the exact right unicorn for her. In this new story, Lucy makes a new friend and Sparkle is worried that means she doesn’t care about him anymore. What happens when two’s company but three’s a crowd? Doors open at 9:00 a.m.

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Acting 101 Camp

July 10 @ 10:00 am - July 14 @ 3:00 pm
The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Boulevard
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

Join us from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 10-14, 2017, to learn the fundamentals of acting! Through games, warm-ups, and a culminating final performance, campus will learn stage terminology, explore text, and have loads of fun. Acting 101 is designed for children ages 9 and up. Campers are asked to bring a lunch. We will walk to Lockwood Park for outdoor adventures if weather permits. Wear old clothes as many of our camps include artful creating and lots of “messing” around.…

$225
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Matthew Quick - “The Reason You’re Alive”

Matthew Quick – “The Reason You’re Alive”

July 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Louis County Library – Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63131 United States

The bestselling author of “The Silver Linings Playbook” offers a timely novel featuring his most fascinating character yet, a Vietnam vet embarking on a quixotic crusade to track down his nemesis from the war. As David Granger confronts his past, a poignant portrait emerges: that of an opinionated and good-hearted American patriot fighting like hell to stay true to his red, white, and blue heart, even as the country he loves rapidly changes. “The Reason You’re Alive” examines how the…

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Creative Writing Camp

July 17 @ 10:00 am - July 21 @ 3:00 pm
The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Boulevard
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

Do you love writing? Do you have ideas floating around in your head you want to get on paper? Join us from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 17-21, 2017, to learn creative writing through a series of writing prompts and a final writing presentation. You’ll gain a deeper sense of your writer’s voice and story. Whether you’ve been writing for years or you’ve only thought about it, this camp is for you! Creative Writing Camp is designed for children…

$225
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Kids in Action: A Social Justice Camp (Week 1)

July 24 @ 10:00 am - July 27 @ 1:00 pm
The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Boulevard
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

During our camp, we will pot our our plants while learning about climate justice, make sandwiches for homeless people in St. Louis and talk about how to be active in your community. We will also learn about gender and racial equality through fun activities. The goal of the camp is to be intersectional, educational, and interactive. Here’s the daily schedule: Monday: Environmental Justice Tuesday: Racial Equality Wednesday: Gender Equality Thursday: Community Activism Kids in Action Camp is designed for children…

$175
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Kids in Action: A Social Justice Camp (Week 2)

July 31 @ 10:00 am - August 3 @ 1:00 pm
The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Boulevard
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

During our camp, we will pot our our plants while learning about climate justice, make sandwiches for homeless people in St. Louis and talk about how to be active in your community. We will also learn about gender and racial equality through fun activities. The goal of the camp is to be intersectional, educational, and interactive. Here’s the daily schedule: Monday: Environmental Justice Tuesday: Racial Equality Wednesday: Gender Equality Thursday: Community Activism Kids in Action Camp is designed for children…

$175
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August 2017

Daryl Gregory – “Spoonbenders”

August 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Louis County Library – Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63131 United States

Master storyteller Daryl Gregory delivers a stunning, laugh-out-loud novel about a family of gifted dreamers. The Telemachus family is known for performing inexplicable feats on late-night television. Teddy, a master conman, heads up a clan who possess psychic gifts he only fakes. But when, one night, the magic fails and tragedy strikes, the family withdraws to Chicago where they live in shame for years. Until the CIA, the mafia, and an unrelenting skeptic all start digging up old secrets. Now,…

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Beginner Kids Comic Workshop

August 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Boulevard
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

3 PM – 4 PM each Sunday from August 6th to September 10th AGES: 8-11 – Six Week Class, One Hour Each Week $60 Per Child – all materials included This Beginner workshop teaches kids the comic process in more depth. They’ll learn detailed facial expressions, more kinds of speech bubbles, character design, motion lines, sound effects, panel layout, writing stories, and finally, drawing a single, three panel and six panel comic of their very own. There will also be…

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