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July 2018

Cancelled: Extreme Weather Camp

July 16 - July 20
Next Door @ The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Blvd
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

**Note** This camp has been cancelled but we definitely hope to offer it again in the future!   Description: This camp is for the little scientists! Each day will cover topics such as earth science, weather prediction, ecology and pollution, and the forces of nature. Through a wide variety of hands on activities and excursions to Lockwood Park’s restored prairie, kids will learn all about tornadoes, hurricanes, fires, and floods – as well as touching on climate change and how we…

$175
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Summer Camp: The Camp Who Shall Not Be Named

July 16 - July 20

Description: We are returning to Hogwart’s! This camp will be perfect for muggles and wizards alike, including any wizards that have already worked on their skills at our other HP camps!  Ages 6-12 Instructor: This unique camp will be led by instructor Megan Bledsoe, an educator with experience teaching grades K-5 – and an AVID Harry Potter fan!! Camp runs from 10-3pm each day with a break for lunch. Campers will need to bring along sunscreen, a water bottle, lunch, and snack!…

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Children’s Author Steve Stinson – “Squiffy and The Vine Street Boys: Shiver Me Timbers”

July 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Next Door @ The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Blvd
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

The Novel Neighbor is excited to host children’s book author Steve Stinson for a truly unique event! Steve engages the young audience by reading some of his books and then illustrates a story while the children, working as a group, write it. A former juggler in children’s shows, Steve knows how to bring a group of children to life, and he knows how to guide them through the story-writing process. The program lasts 45-60 minutes. Children leave the event with…

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Author Kate DiCamillo – “Raymie Nightingale”

July 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
St. Louis County Library – Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63131 United States

Beloved children’s book author Kate DiCamillo shares a moving, masterful story of an unforgettable summer friendship. Raymie Clarke has a plan. If she can win the Little Miss Central Florida Tire competition, then her father will see Raymie’s picture in the paper and (maybe) come home. To win, not only does Raymie have to do good deeds and learn how to twirl a baton; she also has to contend with the wispy, frequently fainting Louisiana Elefante and the fiery, stubborn…

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Cancelled: Vision Board Workshop with Jenny Beilsmith, M.S. Ed

July 21 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Next Door @ The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Blvd
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

**This class has been cancelled at this time.””

$97
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Author Event: Jim Merkel “The Making of and Icon: The Dreamers, The Schemers, and The Hard Hats Who Built The Gateway Arch” – 2nd Edition

July 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Next Door @ The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Blvd
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

 The Making of an Icon: The Dreamers, The Schemers, and The Hard Hats Who Built The Gateway Arch, 2nd Edition, is an updated version of Jim Merkel’s very popular 2014 book about the Gateway Arch. The original book contained well-known, and rare, stories about the visionaries, finaglers, protesters, and fearless-and-skilled hands involved in an incredible undertaking that courted as much controversy as it did enthusiasm. With dozens of new pictures, the second edition includes that information, plus new details about…

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Summer Camp: Little Camp On The Prairie

July 23 - July 27
Next Door @ The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Blvd
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

Description: Hitch up the wagons and let’s go! Discover the excitement of pioneer days as we discuss and learn about life on the American frontier through the experiences of Laura Ingalls Wilder. We’ll make crafts, like cornhusk dolls, clove apples, and button necklaces; we’ll churn butter and picnic on the prairie. We’ll play games like Kick the Can or Hide the Thimble. Come have fun while learning about an exciting part of American history! Ages 7+ Dates: July 23rd –…

$175
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Author Event @ SLCL: Lynn Vincent & Sara Vladic – “Indianapolis”

July 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
St. Louis County Library – Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63131 United States

Author presentation followed by book signing. If you are unable to attend event but would like a personalized copy, please call or drop by our store to arrange. About the book: Although the USS Indianapolis was the victorious flagship of the largest fleet ever to sail the face of the earth, her story has been reduced to a sinking tale. Bestselling author and investigative journalist Lynn Vincent has teamed with documentary filmmaker and National Geographic historian Sara Vladic to tell…

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Cancelled: History’s Mysteries Camp

July 30 - August 3
The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Boulevard
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

**NOTE** This camp has been cancelled at this time but we hope to offer it again in the future! Description: Do you love mysteries, the unexplained, or solving puzzles? Kids will enjoy inquiry and project based learning about various mysteries and conspiracies throughout history. This will include topics such as the Lost Colony of Roanoke, Amelia Earhart, Area 51, Roswell and disappearances in the Bermuda Triangle. Ages 7+ Dates: Jul 30th – Aug 3rd Time: 10am – 3pm  

$175
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August 2018

BEGINNER KIDS COMIC WORKSHOP with Mr. Todd

August 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Boulevard
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

BEGINNER KIDS COMIC WORKSHOP with Mr. Todd THURSDAY, AUG.2 to SEPT.6 (6-7pm each week) SIX WEEK COURSE AGES: 8-11 – $60 PER CHILD ALL MATERIALS INCLUDED Attention children of earth! Your mission is to help mankind by drawing comics! Yes, society needs you! Do you have what it takes? Do you like to draw? Do your parents need a break every week? If so, then this workshop is for you! This SIX WEEK course will teach the basics of cartooning…

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