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.
Maryland Heights Summer Concert Series 2019 - Abbey Road Warriors
RESCHEDULED: Friday, Oct. 11
MOVED TO THE GOVERNMENT CENTER
Tons of Tucks & Bike Rodeo
Saturday, Oct. 12
11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Hollywood Casino Amphitheater Parking Lot
(Ages 10 and under) Bike Rodeo is a structured bicycle skills and safety course with a series of obstacles to simulate riding in the real world. We recommend that your child brings their own bike to this event as there will be a limited number of bikes provided by the city. Travelers Protective Association will be setting up the obstacle portion of the Bike Rodeo which covers:
- Circle riding
- Turns and signals
- Highway or street riding
- Right and left turns
- Figure "8" riding
Every participant will receive a completion certificate at the end of the course. The first 40 participants will receive a helmet from Travelers Protective Association. MHPD Officers will be on hand to teach bicycle safety and rules of the road.
Yoga In The Park
Wednesday, Oct. 16
(Ages 14+) Join us near the Maryland Heights Pavilion of Vago Park (in the back) for a relaxing session of yoga. This class will be taught by Melissa and is great for all experience levels. Please bring your own mat.
Saturday, Oct. 19
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Gather your family and friends and join us for a FREE fun fall afternoon at Vago Park! Live music by Alex Riffle & The Stiff-Riffs, the Bubble Bus , food trucks and other family friendly activities will be available. There will also be a costume contest for ages 10 and under at 1 p.m.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
Ongoing - Lawn games, hay rides, photo area and paint a pumpkin station (while supplies last)
10 a.m.-1 p.m. - Spunky Beans Balloons
11 a.m.-1 p.m. - The Bubble Bus
11 a.m.-3 p.m. - Face Painting
11 a.m.-3 p.m. - Food Trucks including Bite my Bacon, Savor the Southwest and Cool Times
11 a.m.-3 p.m. - Alex Riffle & the Stiff-Riffs
12:15-1 p.m. - Tommy Wizard Magic Show
1 p.m. - Costume Contest
Thursday, Oct. 24
Ages 10 and under
K9 Costume Contest
Saturday, Oct. 26
Calling all Dogport members! Register your furball for our Halloween K9 Costume Contest. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third best dog costume as well as first place for best owner/dog costume. Prizes include a free 2020 Dogport membership, toys, treats and more! Stay after the contest to mingle in the park.
Cost: $2 for Dogport members • $5 for non-members
Rock 'N' Roll Bingo
Friday, Nov. 8
7-9:30 p.m. (doors open at 6:30)
Registration includes 20 games of Rock 'N' Roll word Bingo. Additional Bingo sheets will be available for purchase at the event for $1/games. Outside food and drink are welcome, but no glass containers please. Dress like your favorite rock star and enter our costume contest.
Cost: M: $20 • R: $23 • NR: $25
Maryland Heights Theater presents "Unplugged"
Friday, Nov. 15 • 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 16 • 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 17 • 2 p.m.
"Unplugged" is by Laurie Bryant. Produced by special arrangement with Pioneer Drama Service, Inc., Englewood, Colorado.
Cost: $6 ages 3-12 and 62+ • $8 ages 13-61 (ticket prices increases $2 Nov. 15)
Purchase your tickets today at the Community Center welcome desk
Sip and Shop
Friday, November 22
Get your holiday shopping done during Sip and Shop! Shop from an array of local vendors while you sip a free drink at the Community Center. Keep your eye out for a list of vendors that will be attending!
Sell your home-based business items or handmade craft items.
Cost: This event is free to attend