A number of exciting and fun events are planned during the next few weekends in
Week 1: June 1-4 Summertime Safety
Week 2: June 5- 11 Preventing Overexertion
Week 3: June 12-18 Teen Driving Safety
Week 4: June 19-25 Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls
Week 5: June 26-30 On the Road, Off the Phone
If you would like to read more about National Safety Month and get a few summertime safety tips, visit the National Safety Council's website at http://www.nsc.org/ .
Listed below are just a few of the events that will take place in
Good Landlording Series
The June session of the DeSales Community Housing Corporation's Good Landlording Series will feature Mr. Will Jordan, Executive Director for the Metropolitan St. Louis Equal Housing Opportunity Council. Mr.
Healthy Corner Store
The new owner of the corner store at 3430 Itaska (at
Free Outdoor Movie Downtown
The movie "Top Gun" will be shown at
Lafayette Square House & Garden Tour
The 42nd Annual
Walk / Ride Fun
Area F Council will hold its 9th Annual HIV/AIDS Awareness Walk & Health Expo on Saturday, June 4 at
Gateway Greening's Tour de Plants Bike Tour is scheduled for Saturday, June 4, departing from
The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure will be Saturday June 11 in Downtown St. Louis, starting at For details, visit http://www.komenstlouis.org/
Music, Fairs, Festivals
Alderwoman Dionne Flowers, 2nd Ward, is inviting everyone to the Jeff Hardin Performance on Friday, June 3, on the Old Chain of Rocks Bridge, Riverview & Hwy. 270. The fun begins at
The 2011 Route 66 Festival @ Old Chain of Rocks Bridge is scheduled for Saturday, June 4 and Sunday, 5. On Saturday, the festival will run from to and will feature classic cars. On Sunday, the focus shifts to bikes for National Trails Day and to celebrating the 82nd birthday of the Old Chain of Rocks Bridge. Bikers can register from to and then take a scenic ride along the trails in Madison County, IL. Upon returning to the bridge, the riders will be able to enjoy birthday cake and ice cream. The festival ends at on Sunday. For all the particulars of this event, visit http://www.confluencegreenway.org/m-events.php
The Tilles Park Neighborhood Association will host its bi-annual fundraiser, Taste of Tilles, on Saturday, June 4 at
The St. Stanislaus Picnic will be held rain or shine on Saturday, June 4 and Sunday, June 5 at
Enjoy a fun-filled evening of art, live music, and a big screen movie outdoors in Franz Park on Saturday, June 4. The Local Artists Fair will go from Then from Bob Case & Steve Vogel will be performing American Roots Music. At Sundown (approximately ) the movie "Back to the Future" will be screened. Franz Park is located at Mitchell & Prather. Visit http://franzpark.org/.
The West End Neighborhood will present its 5th Annual Day in the Park on Saturday, June 4 from to in
The 2011 Riverfront Times Music Showcase – one night, 50+ bands, only $5 – is scheduled for Saturday, June 4. From to enjoy free live music at the Outdoor Stage at 11th and Washington. Your $5 wristband is good for admission to all participating
Carondelet Community Betterment Federation, Inc.'s Concerts in the Park Series returns with the first concert scheduled for Sunday, June 5 in
Secound Sojourn is scheduled to perform at Monday, June 6 at
The Twilight Tuesday Concerts at the
The group Swing Set is scheduled to perform at the St. Louis Public Library's "Not So Quiet" Concert at Old Post Office Plaza, 8th & Locust, in Downtown St. Louis on Thursday, June 9 from to The lunchtime concerts will be held every Thursday during June and July. For the line-up of performers, visit http://www.slpl.org (http://www.slpl.org/ ). Note: If it rains, the show will be canceled.
The air-conditioned, red-and-white big top tent has returned to
Shakespeare Festival St. Louis
The Shakespeare Festival St. Louis' presentation of The Taming of the Shrew is being performed now through June 19 in Shakespeare Glen in
Make Your Reservations Now
The talented OLStars theater group from Our Lady of Sorrows Parish will present its cabaret-style musical rendition of "The Sensational 70s Show" on Thursday, June 23; Friday, June 24; and Saturday, June 25 at as well as Sunday, June 26 at This will be a fun-filled musical that will have you singing along and tapping your toes the whole time. The production will take place at Our Lady of Sorrows Parish Hall,
The Department of Public Safety's City Emergency Management Agency (CEMA) provides free emergency alert service through Nixle (http://www.Nixle.com/). When you register for the service, you will receive our informative and timely text messages on your cell phone and/or as emails on your computer. Visit the Nixle website and sign up for the free service today. If you have any comments about the service, please let me know.
Will you be having an event in your neighborhood that we can support? If so, you may email the information about it to me at firstname.lastname@example.org or to Cathy Smentkowski at email@example.com for consideration of noting it in the Spotlight or you may post it on the City's Calendar of Events.
And remember, if you see something in the neighborhood that just doesn't look right, REPORT IT!
Director of Public Safety
Department of Public Safety
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