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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Flash Mob "Thriller"

Rehearsals are Tuesdays, September 11 - October 23
8:15 - 9:15 PM
Community Center

Final Performance will be Tuesday, October 30. Location TBD. 

Ages 14+

Come out and show us your best Thriller moves! Learn the original choreography to Michael Jackson's "Thriller" music video. There will be six scheduled rehearsals leading up to our grand finale flash mob performance at a public location. Location will be disclosed closer to the performance date. Invite your friends, family and neighbors to join you for this Halloween event of the season! No rehearsal on October 16. 

Register by September 11. 

Pricing: Members - $24 / Residents - $28 / Non-Residents - $32


Night Out with Picasso's Palette

October 24
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Community Center

Ages 18+

Create your own wood pallet masterpiece! Our instructor will give you step-by-step instructions and you will take home a fantastic addition to your home decor. Bring your own snacks and drinks to add to the fun!

Pricing: Members - $40 / Residents - $44 / Non-Residents - $48


Mega Boot Camp 

Saturday, October 20
9:00 AM
Community Center

Ages 14+

Come out and test your fitness level at this mega boot camp. Led by Chris and Tosha, this class will push you toyour fitness limit with high energy exercises, music and lots of sweat!

Pricing: Members - $10 / Residents - $12 / Non-Residents - $14


Spooktacular Scramble 

Cancelled due to low enrollment

Saturday, October 20
12:00 PM (Registration begins at 11 AM)
Creve Coeur City Golf Course (11400 Olde Cabin Rd., Creve Coeur)

Ages 18+

Maryland Heights and Creve Coeur are teaming up for a Halloween-themed 9 hole scramble. Come dressed in your best costume! Entry fee includes: golfing with a cart, attendance prizes, food, beverages and awards. Register by October 13.

Pricing: $100 for a team of two



Saturday, October 20
11:00 AM 
Vago Park

Gather your family and friends for a FREE fun Fall afternoon int he park. Activities include: live music by Jake Gill, face painting, the Bubble Bus, various games, paint-a-pumpkin station, food trucks and a family-friendly Halloween Contest. 

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Jake Gill Band Performs 
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Pumpkin Painting Station 
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Hay Bale/Fall Photo Area 
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Face Painting 
12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Halloween Costume Contest (categorized by age; family  friendly attire is required) 
1:00 p.m.   - 2:00 p.m. Bubble Bus 
2:00 p.m.   - 3:00 p.m. Circus Kaput Magic Show 

Yard games, including corn hole toss, washers, and giant-sized Jenga and Connect 4, will be available for pick-up games. Food Trucks will also be available from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

Pricing: Free 


Halloween Parade

Thursday, October 25
6:00 p.m. 
Westport Plaza
(111 W Port Plaza Dr.)

Ages 10 and under

Costumed kids ages 10 and under are invited to this costumed parade through Westport Plaza! The parade will start on the patio near World Wide Technology. 

Pricing: Free


Pop Culture Trivia 

Friday, October 26
6:30 - 10:00 PM
Community Center

Ages 21+

Put your pop culture knowledge to the test at our annual Maryland Heights Trivia Night! Registration is open to tables of 8 and beer, soda and door prizes will be provided. Outside food and drink are welcome (no glass bottles, please). Doors will open at 6:30 PM. Trivia will begin promptly at 7:00 PM. The winning team will receive a cash prize. 

Register your team by October 24. 

Pricing (per table of 8): Residents - $125 / Non-Residents - $150

Bedtime Buddy Sleepover 

Friday, October 26
6:00  - 6:45 PM
Community Center

Ages 0 - 5

Diddy the Dolphin is hosting a sleepover. Kids can drop off their favorite stuffed friend and pick them up the next day between noon and 2:00 p.m. to receive a special keepsake.  

Pricing: Members - $5 / Residents - $6 / Non-Residents - $7


Volunteer Service Day

Saturday, November 3
8:15 AM- Noon
Meet up at Maryland Heights Community Center (2300 McKelvey Road)

Ages 8+

Make a difference in our community! This year's Fall Volunteer Service Day is on Saturday, Nov. 3rd from 8:30  a.m. to Noon. Volunteers, ages 8 and older, are needed to assist elderly and disabled residents with leaf clean-up. Volunteers will meet at 8:15 a.m. at the Community Center (2300 McKelvey Rd.) for a light breakfast, brief orientation and to collect their free volunteer shirt. They will be sent to homes that are in need of raking and bagging leaves, trimming bushes/shrubs, weeding and general yard and garden clean-up. Volunteers are  encouraged to bring rakes and work gloves. This is a great opportunity for families, church groups, troops, students needing service hours and kind-hearted individuals!

Registering as a volunteer is easy! Just visit and follow the steps listed
on the website.


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Sip and Shop

Friday, November 9
5:00 - 8:30 PM
Community Center - Millennium Rooms

All Ages

Come get all your holiday shopping done in one stop! Vendors of home-based businesses and handmade crafts will be there displaying their products. Beverages will be available to sip while you shop.

If you would like to be a vendor, please download an application form here and email your completed form and a photo of your handcrafted items (if applicable) to Jennifer at or return it to the Community Center. All booths must donate an item from their business valued at $10 or more for a raffle. Vendors will be provided with one eight foot table and two chairs. No other tables may be brought in. Booths must contain home-based business items (ie, Pampered Chef, Norwex, Mary Kay, etc.) or handmade craft items. We will only accept one applicant of each type.

Pricing (per booth): Members - $30 / Residents - $35 / Non-Residents - $40