1950-1955 I played in school band and a small band outside school. The city of St. Louis had a lot of young children on the streets after school. North , South, East, West all had their own clubs. Used to fight a lot if anyone came in our area. The city of St. Louis came up with the idea of Teen Towns. On Friday night our small band would play at dances at local Churchs and the Children would dance. 7pm-9:30 pm. This worked out very well keeping kids off the streels on friday night. I played in school band age 8-15 years old. Our small band after school played at the Teen Towns. It was a great idea and worked keeping teens off the streels at night. Methodist, Episcopal, and Catholic Churchs let us have the dances in their Churches. Sure enjoyed those days. Was there any Teen Towns in other towns in the U.S.?