All of us at the Maryland Heights Parks and Recreation Department strive to provide our community with a variety of programs and events. Below are some of the events coming up. Check back with us for updates!

To register for any program or event, you may visit us at the Community Center's Welcome Desk during business hours. Once your information is in your system, you may utilize our online registration at any time. Please call us at (314) 738-2599 if you have any questions. 

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Letters to Santa

Now Through Monday, Dec. 16
Times Vary
@ The Community Center

All Ages

Santa has his very own mailbox at the Community Center! Drop off your letter with a self-addressed stamped envelope between November 25th and December 16th and Santa will write you back!

Cost: FREE

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12 Days of Elfmas Contest

Monday, Dec. 9-Friday, Dec. 20
Mon.-Fri.: 5:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Sat.: 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sun.: 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
@ The Community Center

All Ages

Follow Maryland Heights on social media for clues on where to find our friend Merl Lynn Ikes the Elf! He likes to hide different places to keep an eye on things. Send in your pictures with Merl each day for a chance to win a prize. Send your pictures to Ashley at agiebe@marylandheights.com.

Cost: FREE

 

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Fish Tales

Tuesday, Dec. 10 • Tuesday, Jan. 14 • Tuesday, Feb. 11
Tuesday, March 10 • Tuesday, April 14
10-11:30 a.m.
@ The Community Center

Ages 6 months-5 years

Bring your swimsuit/towel and join us at the indoor pool for a story, activity and a fish tale treat! Cost is per child and adults are free!

Cost: M: $3 • R: $4 • NR: $5 (price is per session)
Register here: www.marylandheights.com/signup

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National Popcorn Day

Friday, Jan. 17
9 a.m.-3 p.m.
@ The Community Center

All Ages

Americans consume over 4 billion gallons of popcorn each year. That’s more than any country in the world! We are celebrating again this year as we do our part by providing free popcorn to our patrons. Stop on by the Community Center and take part in National Popcorn Day!

Cost: Free

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NERF Wars

Friday, Jan. 10 • Friday, March 6 • Friday, May 1
9 a.m.-3 p.m.
@ The Community Center

Ages 6-10

Let the battle begin. Teams of 4-5 will compete for NERF supremacy. Teams will compete against each other in a fast-paced game of Capture the Flag. NERF guns and ammo will be provided along with eye protection. No outside blasters are allowed. Teams will be grouped by age. 

Cost: M: $8 • R: $9 • NR: $10 (price is per session)
Register here: www.marylandheights.com/signup

 

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Not Your Grandma's Bingo

Friday, Jan. 31
7-9:30 p.m.
@ The Community Center

Ages 21+

Who said Bingo is just for Grandma? Gather your friends and join us at the Community Center for a night full of fun. Dress up as Grandma or Grandpa for a chance to win a great prize! Registration includes 20 games of Bingo. Additional Bingo sheets will be available for purchase at the event for $1/game. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Outside food and drink are welcome, no glass containers please. 

Cost: M: $20 • R: $23 • NR: $25
Purchase your tickets at the Community Center Welcome Desk

 

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Sweetheart Dance

Friday, Feb. 7
6:30-8:30 p.m.
@ The Community Center

Ages 11 and Under

Take the little sweetheart in your life out for a special evening. Participants will enjoy photos, dancing, crafts, treats and cookie decorating. Price is per couple. 

Cost: M: $15 • R: $20 • NR: $25 • Additional Child: $5
Purchase your tickets at the Community Center Welcome Desk

 

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World Fest 2020

Sunday, Feb. 23
12-5 p.m.
@ The Community Center

All Ages

Come celebrate our diversity! This free event, co-sponsored by the Maryland Heights Cultural Arts Commission and Parks and Recreation Department, allows participants to discover all the different cultures that make Maryland Heights such a diverse community. Enjoy music, food, art and more.

We are accepting applications for food vendors, art and craft vendors and performers. If you are interested in participating please contact Ashley at agiebe@marylandheights.com.

Cost: FREE

 

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Community Health Fair

Friday, Feb. 28
11 a.m.-4 p.m.
@ The Community Center

All Ages

Learn how to improve your quality of life. Learn about exercise programs offered at the Community Center, healthy eating habits, meal preparation, stress management and more. Increase your chances of winning cool prizes by visiting each vendor table and participating in free group exercise classes.

If you're interested in becoming a vendor, contact Tosha Johnson at tjohnson@marylandheights.com or (314) 738-2554 by Feb. 7. Space is limited.

Cost: FREE

 

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Splash Bash

Friday, Feb. 28 • 7-9 p.m.
@ The Community Center
Register here: www.marylandheights.com/signup

Friday, April 17 • 7-9 p.m.
@ The Bridgeton Recreation Center
Register by calling (314) 739-5599

Ages 11-13

Bring your friends to our first ever Splash Bash! Open to middle school age kids ONLY, the night will feature pizza, refreshments, music, water games, relays and open swim in the indoor pool. Registration for the February event will be taken through the Maryland Heights Community Center, (314) 738-2599, and the April event through Bridgeton Community Center,(314) 739-5599. Early registration is encouraged to ensure the program will not be canceled. 

Cost: M: $8 • R: $9 • NR: $10 (price is per session)
Maryland Heights and Bridgeton residents will receive resident rates at both locations.

 

 

 

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Maryland Heights Summer Concert Series 2019

(All shows are 7:00 - 9:00 PM) 

Friday, June 28 at Parkwood Park, Decades Apart

Friday, July 19 at Vago Park, Bel Airs

Friday, Aug. 16 at Parkwood Park, Break Down Shake Down

Friday, Sept. 20 at Vago Park, Abbey Road Warriors

All ages welcome 

Maryland Heights is bringing local music to your own backyard! Pack your chairs, picnic blankets and come listen to great music at Vago Park and Parkwood Park. Food trucks will be on site the entire series to provide food through the nights. Outside food and beverages are welcome but no glass containers. All concerts are free and all ages are welcome.

Check out more summer concerts with our neighbors to the south at www.creve-coeur.org/parks

 

Pricing: Free

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Maryland Heights Summer Concert Series 2019

(All shows are 7:00 - 9:00 PM) 

Friday, June 28 at Parkwood Park, Decades Apart

Friday, July 19 at Vago Park, Bel Airs

Friday, Aug. 16 at Parkwood Park, Break Down Shake Down

Friday, Sept. 20 at Vago Park, Abbey Road Warriors

All ages welcome 

Maryland Heights is bringing local music to your own backyard! Pack your chairs, picnic blankets and come listen to great music at Vago Park and Parkwood Park. Food trucks will be on site the entire series to provide food through the nights. Outside food and beverages are welcome but no glass containers. All concerts are free and all ages are welcome.

Check out more summer concerts with our neighbors to the south at www.creve-coeur.org/parks

 

Pricing: Free