Branson, MO is getting another tourist destination. Construction is set to begin soon on Ballparks of America. The facility will feature two-thirds replicas of some of the most prominent Major League Baseball stadiums of past and present.
The Florissant Civic Center Theatre presents the following shows in December.
Lobby box office hours are Mon. and Fri., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Tues., Wed., Thur., 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Box Office will close each day from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. for lunch. To purchase tickets call (314) 921-5678, or by e-mail at FCCT@FlorissantMO.com, online at www.FlorissantMO.com or by mail addressed to: FCC Theatre, #1 James J. Eagan Dr., Florissant, MO 63033.
Northwinds Concert Band, under the direction of Larry Marsh, will present its traditional “Hometown Holiday Concert” on Sunday, Dec. 14 at 3 p.m. in the Florissant Civic Center Theatre. Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and students. Bring the entire immediate family for only $12. To reserve seats, call the Civic Center box office at 921-5678.
St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley is sponsoring two major robotics events the weekend of Dec. 6-7.
The Cascade Effects SM qualifiers for FIRST® Tech Challenge (FTC®) teams in Missouri will take place Dec. 6 and the culmination of the FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL®) World Class SM season for Eastern Missouri teams is slated for Dec. 7.
The Florissant Civic Center Theatre is hosting the Standards in Jazz Christmas Concert on Dec. 13 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $28 for adults and $26 for seniors and students.
The concert is a tribute to Ross Gentile. After a successful career as a promotion director for A&M Records where he worked with artists like Frank Sinatra, Gentil returne dto St. Louis to host the “Standards In Jazz” program on WSIE for 15 years, at one point working on-air for the station seven days a week. He also worked as a DJ for WIBV, KSHE and WZQZ, and was a regular presence as an emcee at live jazz events in the St. Louis area including events at the Civic Center Theatre. He died in February 2013 at age 60.
Sharp Increase in Number of Children, Teens with Severe Flu Symptoms
The Saint Louis County Department of Health is offering free flu vaccinations on December 9 and December 16 in response to a sharp increase in the number of flu cases in the area.