There are a number of fun and exciting events planned during the next few weekends in
Listed below are just a few of the events that will take place in
Free Outdoor Movie Downtown
The movie "Almost Famous" will be shown at
Komen St. Louis Race for the Cure©
The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure will be Saturday, June 11 in Downtown St. Louis, with activities starting at The 5K walk will step off from 14th and Olive at . For details, visit http://www.komenstlouis.org/site/PageServer?pagename=race_information
West Neighborhood-wide Yard Sale Benton Park
The first neighborhood-wide Yard Sale in Benton Park West (BPW) will be held this Saturday, June 11 from to . From Gravois to
"Thrill on the Hill"
A great event for the young and old is The All American Soap Box Derby and Classic Car Show, which will be this Sunday, June 12 from to , rain or shine, on
Free City Pools Open June 13
City of St. Louis Division of Recreation outdoor pools will open on June 13 and will remain open through Aug. 19 for the 2011 Summer Season. Pool entrance is free to City residents. Pool hours are as follows:
*Chambers, – , 7 days/week
*Fairgrounds, – , 7 days/week
*Wohl, – , Mon.-Sat.
*Tandy, – , Mon.-Fri.
*12th and Park, – , Mon.-Fri.
*Cherokee, – , Mon.-Sat.
Stargazing at the Arch
Did you know the Gateway Arch has a Stargazing and Speaker Series? "Gateway to the Stars" will be presented on Monday, June 13 from at the Arch.
Raising Backyard Chickens
Learn the basics of raising chickens in an urban setting on Wednesday, June 15 at at the
Concerts in the Park
Despite the recent fire that destroyed the historic Band Stand Gazebo in
The band All Jacked Up is scheduled to perform at Monday, June 13 at
The Funky Butt Brass Band will perform on Tuesday, June 14 at at
The group Dubtronix 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 16 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/ . Note: If it rains, the show will be canceled.
Noble Jones will perform under the train shed at Union Station, 18th and Market Streets in Downtown St. Louis, on Thursday, June 16 from as part of the Station's free concert series.
What better way to spend a Saturday morning than visiting a Farmer's Market. This summer be sure to see what Old North Farmer's Market (14th and
The air-conditioned, red-and-white big top tent has returned to
Save the Date
June 18 – Ronald McDonald House Charities of Metro
June 20 – 26 – Marine Week Activities
June 26 – Lindenwood Live Concert in the Park
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