University City Children's Center http://news.stlpublicradio.org en It's Circus Time At The University City Children's Center http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/its-circus-time-university-city-childrens-center <p>The University City Children’s Center is hosting a pop-up circus Saturday, April 26 featuring performers from Circus Flora.</p><p>“The fun thing about it is, they will have their circus and they will have their aerial acts and their cyclists, but they are going to do a workshop for the children who are there for the last hour. So there will be an hour of pop-up circus and then an hour for kids to play,” said Stephen Zwolak, executive director of University City Children’s Center.</p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 17:05:51 +0000 Camille Phillips 35606 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org It's Circus Time At The University City Children's Center University City Children's Center Presents A Musical Celebration Of Early Childhood http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/university-city-childrens-center-hosts-musical-celebration-early-childhood <p>The eighth annual concert to benefit the tuition assistance program at University City Children's Center will be held next Saturday at Powell Hall. Melissa Brooks, Associate Principal Cellist with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, pianist Ruth Price with the St. Louis Children's Choirs and pianist Catherine Kautsky, Professor of Music at the Lawrence University Conservatory of Music will all be performing.</p><p>The program is titled "Fairy Tales Do Come True," but it is not a concert aimed specifically for children.</p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 21:13:31 +0000 Camille Phillips 29148 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org University City Children's Center Presents A Musical Celebration Of Early Childhood Why Is Early Childhood Education Important? St. Louis Leaders Weigh In http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/why-early-childhood-education-important-st-louis-leaders-weigh <p>During the State of the Union Address in February, President Obama announced a plan for "Preschool for All," which would provide federal funding to states to expand early childhood education. On a recent trip to St. Louis, <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/us-education-secretary-st-louis-discusses-student-loans-doubling-early-childhood-education">U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan reiterated that early childhood education is a priority for the president.</a></p> Wed, 24 Jul 2013 22:13:55 +0000 Camille Phillips 28523 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Why Is Early Childhood Education Important? St. Louis Leaders Weigh In