First DPS Monthly Update Meeting Scheduled
Department of Public Safety will begin holding monthly update meetings to keep
you informed of our programs and our efforts to safeguard the people of St. Louis and those who visit and do business in the City. The
first meeting will take place at on
Thursday, July 17 at
July 3 –5 –Fair Saint Louis, Forest Park,
July 5 -- Yoga at the Arch, Gateway Arch Grounds,
Here is an opportunity for you to get fit on the Arch Grounds. Every Saturday at throughout the summer, instructors from the South City YMCA will offer free yoga sessions on the grounds of the Gateway Arch. Questions? Call (877) 982-1410.
July 5 -- Home Tour, Magic Chef Mansion,
If you have never toured the Magic Chef Mansion at 3400 Russell in the Compton Heights neighborhood, you will have the opportunity to do so this Saturday from to The exquisite 30-room mansion was built in 1908 by St. Louis industrialist Charles Stockstrom, whose trademarked "Magic Chef" cookstoves became nationally famed. Price of the tour is $15 for adults, $12 for seniors, and $8 for children ages 6-12. Need more information? Call (314) 664-3400.
July 6 -- Somewhere Over the Rainbow, Soulard Art Market & Contemporary Art Gallery,
marks the 75th anniversary of the Wizard of Oz. A free art exhibition inspired by this
occasion will be held on Sunday, July 6 from to at Soulard Art Market & Contemporary Art Gallery located at
July 6 -- Flowers of the Four Seasons in Chinese and Japanese Art, St. Louis Art Museum,
is invited to stop by the St. Louis Art Museum in Forest
Park from to this
Sunday for the lovely "Flowers of the
Four Seasons in Chinese and Japanese Art" exhibition. Both
Invite your family, friends and neighbors to join you at one of the many neighborhood concert series this summer.
July 5 - Americana Concert in Benton Park, Jefferson and Arsenal, Visit the bpnastl.org web site for more information.
July 5 -- Free
Concert in Lafayette Park,
July 6 -- Sunday Serenades in Francis Park, Donovan & Eichelberger, Visit chband.org for the full schedule.
July 6 -- Free Concert in Carondelet Park, Loughborough and Eugene, To learn more, visit carondeletevents.com.
July 7 -- Musical Mondays in TowerGrovePark, S. Grand &Magnolia, Visit chband.org for more information.
July 7 -- Free Concert in Bellerive Park, S. Broadway and Bellerive, Visit carondeletevents.com for more details.
July 8 - Free Concert in Fanetti Park,
July 10 -- Free Outdoor Concert in St. Louis Place Park, Rauschenbach and St. Louis Avenues, . For more information, call (314) 584-6904.
Save the Date
July 11 -- Food Truck Friday, Tower Grove Park,
July 11 –Outdoor Film Series, St. Louis Art Museum,
July 11 -- Friday Evening Tours, Contemporary Art Museum,
July 11-12 -- Clifton Heights Community-Wide Yard Sale, maps available at Patti Anne's Exchange, 6022 Southwest,
July 11 -- Gateway to the Stars, Gateway Arch,
July 12 -- Free Concert, Farmers' Market Plaza,
July 13 -- Bastille Day 2014, Chatillon DeMenil Mansion,
July 13-17 -- 14th Annual Whitaker St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase, Tivoli Theatre,
Promoting Your Neighborhood Activities
Is there a neighborhood event on the schedule that you would like noted in the Spotlight? If so, you may email the information about it to me at GrayR@stlouis-mo.gov or to Cathy Smentkowski at firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration. You may also post it on the City's Calendar of Events on the City's web site: http://stlouis-mo.gov. The link to submit an event is at the very bottom of the home page. The listing is free. I encourage you to take advantage of this free way to promote your event.
Emergency Preparedness Academy
After a disaster, up to 40 percent of affected businesses never reopen. For your organization's survival –and to ensure the safety of your staff and associates – you need an Emergency Response Plan. Make plans now to learn how to mitigate and manage risks before disaster strikes by attending the American Red Cross Emergency Preparedness Academy 2014 on September 23, 2014. For more information, contact Nicole.Hawkins@redcross.org.
Col. Richard Gray
Director of Public Safety
City of St. Louis
Department of Public Safety
Arts and Entertainment Events