Nov. 15 -- Friday Pipes Organ Recital Series,
Third Baptist Church,
If you haven't had a chance to attend one of the Friday Pipes Organ Recitals at ThirdBaptistChurch
time is running out. The last two free
concerts will be this Friday and next Friday, beginning at and lasting for half an hour. Invite your friends to join you to enjoy
music from the newly restored organ at the Church. Call (314) 289-1500 for more details.
Nov. 15 – Sips in the City, Culinaria,
your weekend (and help fight homelessness) by stopping by the Sips in the City happy hour at this Friday at Culinaria -- A Schnucks Market located at 315 N. 9th Street in beautiful downtown St. Louis. Your $5 suggested donation will help support fellow
St. Louisans through St. Patrick Center. For more information, visit the ALIVE Magazine St.
Louis Facebook page.
Nov. 15 – America Recycles Day, Missouri History Museum,
The City of St. Louis Recycling Program
will commemorate America Recycles Day
from to on Friday, Nov. 15, by hosting an information table
with lots of literature about the City's single-stream, curbside pick-up recycling
program as well as its schools' recycling program, free give-aways made of
recycled materials, games, crafts and more. The table will be located
inside the park-side entrance of MissouriHistoryMuseum
in Forest Park. Visit the mohistory.org web site for more
Nov. 15 -- Friday Evening Tours, Contemporary Art Museum,
Did you know that the ContemporaryArt
Museum at 3750
Washington Boulevard in GrandCenter offers free Friday Evening Tours? Take advantage of CAM's
late hours on Friday evenings and stop by for a special 30-minute tour of the
exhibitions. Call (314) 535-4660 for
Nov. 16 – Czech Fall Festival, American Czech Education Center,
Enjoy traditional Czech food and pastry, imported Czech beer and other
refreshments, Czech music, plus booths and games this Saturday from to at the AmericanCzechEducationCenter
located at 4690 Lansdowne Avenue
in the delightful Bevo Mill neighborhood. Free admission and free parking,
so make plans now to invite your family and friends to join you at the Czech Fall Festival. Questions?
Call (314) 752-8168
Nov. 16 -- Curatorial Tour, Contemporary Art Museum,
Museum in GrandCenter will offer a free Curatorial Tour this Saturday from to . Associate Curator Kelly Shindler will provide
an in-depth perspective on the current exhibitions. The Museum is located at 3750
Washington Boulevard. To learn more, call (314) 535-4660.
Nov. 16 – Trivia Night, St. Frances Cabrini
all trivia buffs! The Cabrini Sponsors Club will hold its 11th Annual Trivia Night this Saturday
at the school located at 3022 Oregon in the Benton Park West neighborhood. Doors will
open at and trivia questions will
begin at The cost is $20 per player, payable at the door
(tables of 10 max). Proceeds from the event will be used for CYC sports.
For more details, visit http://www.cabriniacademy.org/
Nov. 16 – Meet Famed Missouri Artist Bryan
Haynes, The Old Courthouse,
National Park Service is inviting everyone to the Old Courthouse this Saturday
at for a special discussion by famed Missouri Artist Bryan
Haynes. His talk will feature his exhibit Trees/Water/Sky, which is
currently on display in the Old Courthouse until Jan. 2014. The display
depicts Native Americans, early settlers, local lore and sweeping views of Missouri landscapes. Haynes will also sign copies of his new book,
"New Regionalism -- The Art of Bryan Haynes." The Old Courthouse is
located at 11 North
4th Street in exciting
Downtown St. Louis. For more information, visit the gatewayarch.com
We have some amazingly talented people in our community. Come support them at this year's Carondelet's Got Talent Showcase that
will be held this Saturday, beginning at at the Complex located at 930 Holly
Hills Avenue in CarondeletPark. Guests who pledge $30 will receive a Strong
Community campaign T-shirt. For all the
particulars, call (314) 768-9622.
Nov. 17 – 175th Anniversary
Concert, Second Presbyterian Church,
Presbyterian Church will celebrate its 175th anniversary with a free concert this Sunday from to at the
church located at 4501
in the trendy Central West End neighborhood. The Second Church Chorale and
Orchestra with conductor Andrew Peters will present a program featuring
Mozart's "Solemn Vespers" for soloists, choir and orchestra. The program also
will include orchestral pieces by Elgar, Mendelssohn, and others. Need
more information? Call (314) 367-0366.
Nov. 20 -- Mount Pleasant Neighborhood Holiday Event, GretchenInn,
Pleasant Neighborhood will hold its annual Holiday
Event on Wednesday, Nov. 20 beginning at at the Gretchen Inn at the Feasting Fox on Meramec at Grand Avenue. Guests will be able to enjoy food, Bingo and give-aways
provided by many of the local neighborhood businesses. For more information, visit the Mount
Pleasant Neighborhood Association Facebook page.
through Nov. 24 – 22nd Annual Whitaker St. Louis International Film
Festival, various venues, various times
Annual Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival (SLIFF) is underway at various venues throughout the St. Louis metropolitan area. The
festival includes a number of special events and free events and is spotlighting
many film categories. For more information and the complete schedule,
visit the cinemastlouis.org web site.
-- Macy's Festival of Lights, Kiener Plaza,
-- Holiday Tree Lighting, Lafayette Square Plaza Fountain,
-- SLUHtique Holiday Gift Boutique, Saint Louis University High
-- 27th Annual Budweiser Guns 'N Hoses, Scottrade Center,
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to Cathy Smentkowski email@example.com 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 on the
home page. The listing is free. I encourage you to take advantage of this free
way to promote your event.
Fire Department Local 73 will hold a blood
drive in memory of Aaron Hefner this Saturday from to at the
IAFF Local 73 Union Hall located at 4271 Delor Street in the Bevo Mill neighborhood. Hefner was shot and
killed during an attempted robbery in Dec. of 2010. He was 20 years old.
To make an appointment, call Liz Dannan at (314) 662-6111 or visit
redcrossblood.org (Sponsor Code: AaronHefner). Your donation could
be a precious gift that helps save lives.
Director of Public Safety
City of St. Louis
Blocking Right of Way Permits
Blocking Right of Way Permits are required for any activity that will block any portion of the public right of way (i.e.: street or sidewalk)
Special Event Permits
Outlines process when applying for a permit to hold a large event in the City of St. Louis such as a Parade; Street, Run and/or Walk; Cycling Race or Ride; and Festival, Street Fair, Outdoor Concert.