We are entering that special time of the year, when hearts are light, our thoughts turn to peace on Earth and good will towards each other, and our students will soon be celebrating Winter Break.
Open Studio & Gallery (SCOSAG). Located in the South Gate Lodge of Tower Grove Park, St. Louis City 4255 Arsenal Street, SCOSAG has provided thousands of hours of hands-on artistic education to members of our community. For information about classes and open studio hours, visit http://www.scosag.org/.
Throwing and Growing. Founded by Myrle Mensey, 2009 USA Track & Field Masters Athlete of the Year for women over 60, Throwing and Growing serves our community by providing youth programs centered around an athletic success model. Throwing and Growing Mini Throws Camp will be held Dec. 28 and Dec. 29 at the Downtown YMCA. The camp will run from to each day. Cost is $25. Special instructional exercises/techniques tailored for different ages and abilities will be demonstrated by female throwers and coaches. Check http://www.ymcastlouis.org for registration information.
A visit to the
or St. Louis Science Center . City Museum
In last week’s Spotlight I suggested visiting the gift shops at our local institutions such as the Art Museum,
Listed below are several of the neighborhood events that you, family and friends may find of interest. I encourage you to stop by those in your neighborhood as well as consider exploring neighborhoods new to you. They are perfect places to meet friends and neighbors or go to in support of worthy causes. See you in the neighborhood!
The Etsy Art Sale and Holiday Open House will begin at Thursday, Dec. 16 at the Contemporary Art Museum of St. Louis,
New Grove Neighborhood Sign
The official ceremony to light the new Grove neighborhood sign at
Dutchtown Open House
The Merchants Holiday Open House sponsored by the Downtown Dutchtown Business Association is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 18. From to , 20 Dutchtown merchants will be offering special deals, including discounts on restaurant meals, fresh produce, carpeting and more.
Children’s Christmas Party
The St. Louis City North Y’s Men & Women Club will hold a Children’s Christmas Party from to Saturday, Dec. 18 at the Monsanto Family YMCA,
Family Sunday at the Art Museum
During this holiday season, the theme for the
The Department of Public Safety’s City Emergency Management Agency (CEMA) provides free emergency alert service through http://www.Nixle.com/. Through the Nixle service, you will receive our informative and timely text messages on your cell phone and/or as e-mails on your computer. If you haven’t already done so, I invite you to visit the Nixle webpage and sign up for the service today. Note: in addition to CEMA, you may also sign up to receive messages from other
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And remember, if you see something in the neighborhood that just doesn’t look right, REPORT IT!
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