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Things to do Monday: Tai chi class, courthouse history

TAI CHI: Bluff Grange in Millstadt will offer tai chi classes at 7 p.m. Mondays to cultivate wellness, balance, relaxation and awaeness through meditative motion. Bluff Grange is at 8567 State Route 163.

OLD COURTHOUSE: Explore a significant part of U.S. history when you visit the St. Louis’ Old Courthouse, which was built between 1839 and 1862. Tour this architectural masterpiece with restored courtrooms and experience a time and place where Dred and Harriet Scott sued for their freedom and Virginia Minor fought for women’s right to vote. Through special exhibits, learn about St. Louis’ role in early settlers’ movement into western America. Hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday. Admission is free. At the Old Courthouse Gift Shop, choose from a wide selection of books, videos, apparel and educational toys related to St. Louis and African-American history. Located just two blocks from the Arch, the Old Courthouse will serve as the temporary ticketing and visitor venter for the Gateway Arch during construction. Information: 877-982-1410.