Schedule of Upcoming Events

Please note the Public Media Commons is open 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. daily except during private events.

Videos in the Commons
Daily, 7:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m.


Dancing in the Commons – Salsa
Friday, May 4, 7-9:00 p.m.
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Presented by AARP in St. Louis in partnership with the Nine Network and St. Louis Pubic Radio.

Join us for the inaugural season of Dancing in the Commons, a free summer series in the Public Media Commons. Get into step with professional dancers from Convergence Dance and Body Center as you dance the night away to the sounds of a live band.

You must be 18 years and older to attend. There will be snacks for sale along with a cash bar. Please bring chairs for seating.


Storytime in the Commons: Care for Our Environment
Saturday, May 5, 9:30–11:00 a.m.
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Featuring Cat in the Hat, Thing 1 & Thing 2.

Storytime in the Commons returns bigger and better than ever with more PBS KIDS characters and themes focused on learning and character building.

Meet and take photos with your favorite PBS KIDS® characters. Stories will be read and shared on the big outdoor screen. There will be crafts, games, and other fun activities for the whole family.


Taste & See with the Nine Network and Feast TV: Go South
Friday, May 18, 7:00 p.m.
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When you want a taste of something spicy, sweet, rich and refreshing, all at the same time, head south, way south to Central, South America and the Caribbean. In our first event of the Taste & See season, we’re exploring the flavors and textures enjoyed by our southern neighbors. From tacos to plantains to tequila, join host Cat Neville and let your palate venture south.


Dancing in the Commons – Swing
Friday, June 1, 7-9:00 p.m.
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Presented by AARP in St. Louis in partnership with the Nine Network and St. Louis Pubic Radio.

Join us for the inaugural season of Dancing in the Commons, a free summer series in the Public Media Commons. Get into step with professional dancers from Convergence Dance and Body Center as you dance the night away to the sounds of a live band.

You must be 18 years and older to attend. There will be snacks for sale along with a cash bar. Please bring chairs for seating.


Storytime in the Commons: Get into STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Saturday, June 2, 9:30–11:00 a.m.

Featuring Peg + Cat & Sid the Science Kid.

Storytime in the Commons returns bigger and better than ever with more PBS KIDS characters and themes focused on learning and character building.

Meet and take photos with your favorite PBS KIDS® characters. Stories will be read and shared on the big outdoor screen. There will be crafts, games, and other fun activities for the whole family.


Taste & See with the Nine Network and Feast TV: Farm to Table
Friday, June 15, 7:00 p.m.
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Eating local is no longer a trend; it’s a way of life. Chefs from throughout the St. Louis region will focus on local flavors at the June Taste & See. Join host Cat Neville and meet the folks behind the farm-to-market movement and taste produce, meats and cheeses at their peak of freshness, straight from the farm to the Public Media Commons.


Storytime in the Commons: Respect Others
Saturday, July 7, 9:30–11:00 a.m.

Featuring Arthur & Clifford the Big Red Dog.

Storytime in the Commons returns bigger and better than ever with more PBS KIDS characters and themes focused on learning and character building.

Meet and take photos with your favorite PBS KIDS® characters. Stories will be read and shared on the big outdoor screen. There will be crafts, games, and other fun activities for the whole family.


Taste & See with the Nine Network and Feast TV: Go East
Friday, July 20, 7:00 p.m.
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The foods of Asia are vast and varied and at our July Taste & See, host Cat Neville brings you vibrant flavors from China, Korea, Japan and Vietnam. Dumplings, soups, noodle dishes and stir fries star at this mid-summer event, where the vibrant flavors of east and south Asia will be on display.


Dancing in the Commons – Tango
Friday, August 3, 7-9:00 p.m.
Register on Eventbrite

Presented by AARP in St. Louis in partnership with the Nine Network and St. Louis Pubic Radio.

Join us for the inaugural season of Dancing in the Commons, a free summer series in the Public Media Commons. Get into step with professional dancers from Convergence Dance and Body Center as you dance the night away to the sounds of a live band.

You must be 18 years and older to attend. There will be snacks for sale along with a cash bar. Please bring chairs for seating.


Storytime in the Commons: Embrace Cultural Diversity
Saturday, August 4, 9:30–11:00 a.m.

Featuring WordGirl & Super Why!

Storytime in the Commons returns bigger and better than ever with more PBS KIDS characters and themes focused on learning and character building.

Meet and take photos with your favorite PBS KIDS® characters. Stories will be read and shared on the big outdoor screen. There will be crafts, games, and other fun activities for the whole family.


Taste & See with the Nine Network and Feast TV: Frozen Assets
Friday, August 17, 7:00 p.m.
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Sweet frozen treats are a hallmark of summertime fun and this Taste & See will give you a taste of everything, from snow cones to ice cream. Host Cat Neville will take you on a tour of local frozen favorites, with a few savory dishes on offer as well. Boozy cocktails, handmade ice cream and other hot-weather favorites are sure to keep you cool on this August night.


Taste & See with the Nine Network and Feast TV: Wood Fired
Friday, September 21, 7:00 p.m.
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Live-fire cooking is a growing trend. The intense heat and smoke of wood fire add dimension to even simple dishes. From barbecue to pizza to baba ganoush to pita, wood-fired fare is the perfect flavor for early fall. Join host Cat Neville for our final Taste & See of the season as she brings you flame-kissed flavors.


Storytime in the Commons: Be My Neighbor Day
Saturday, September 29, 9:30–11:00 a.m.

Featuring Daniel Tiger & Katerina Kittycat.

Storytime in the Commons returns bigger and better than ever with more PBS KIDS characters and themes focused on learning and character building.

Meet and take photos with your favorite PBS KIDS® characters. Stories will be read and shared on the big outdoor screen. There will be crafts, games, and other fun activities for the whole family.