A number of fun and entertaining events are on the calendar for
Also, Sunday, Sept. 25 will mark the 5th annual observance of the National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims. Public awareness activities will take place across
Listed below are just a few of the events that are coming up in
Employee Appreciation Day 2011 St. Louis
A day-long celebration honoring all Downtown employees will take place on Friday, Sept. 23. Activities for Downtown St. Louis Employee Appreciation Day will include a coffee break, exercise class and "The Office" Re-run Marathon at the Old Post Office, lunch specials at various restaurants, and Downtown Employee Happy Hour at Taste of St. Louis. For all the details, visit http://www.downtowstl.org/ .
The award-winning Taste of St. Louis will happen the weekend of Sept. 23 – 25 at Soldiers' Memorial, 13th & Chestnut in Downtown St. Louis. Celebrate the best food, art, music and culture of our great City. There will be 45 restaurants on Restaurant Row, national and local musicians on the Main Stage, St. Louis Blues icons on the Blues Stage, the Master Chef Competition, the Marketplace, a variety of activities for the kids and more. Visit http://www.tastestl.com/ for the complete schedule of events.
Cinema on the Plaza
Enjoy free outdoor movies at Old Post Office Plaza, 8th and Locust in Downtown St. Louis, every Friday in September. On Friday, Sept. 23, "The Office" Rerun Marathon will begin at Dusk.
Green Homes & Great Health Festival
Gateway Football Classic
The 2011 Gateway Football Classic Doubleheader, the largest fundraiser to provide college scholarships to young people, will be Saturday, Sept. 24 at the Edward Jones Dome in Downtown St. Louis. At
3rd Annual Morgan Ford Music Festival
The 3rd Annual Morgan Ford Music Festival will be this Saturday, Sept. 24 starting at . With almost 20 booths, there will be activities for kids of all ages. The Festival promises to be bigger and better than it's ever been before. The Main Stage will be located at Morgan Ford and Juniata and the line up will include: Animal Empty at Noon, Johnny Gunn and the Empty Shells at 1:15 p.m., Estevan at 2:30 p.m., What the Funk at 3:45, Nancy Boys at 5 p.m. and One More Round – A Johnny Cash Tribute Band at 7. The eating and drinking establishments on Morgan Ford will all exhibit food; no coolers or external drinks/food will be allowed. Here's a link to the event on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=216065971746103
Dancing in the Street Festival
The 5th Annual Dancing in the Street Festival on
St. Pius V Parish Fall Festival & BBQ
St. Pius V Parish will hold its Fall Festival and BBQ on Saturday, Sept. 24 from to Activities include bounce house, duck pond, putting green, handmade crafts, cultural dance, live music and, of course, great food and drink! If you're looking for good food and good fun, stop by the Fall Festival. Questions? Call (314) 772-1525.
Southampton Progressive Yard Sale
The Southampton Neighborhood Association will be sponsoring its 4th Annual Progressive Yard/Garage
Art in the Park
The Annual Art in the Park event in the St. Louis Hills neighborhood will be held on Sunday, Sept. 25 from to in Francis Park,
Arch Tunes Concert Series
Enjoy family concerts under the Gateway Arch on Sundays in September. Mark your calendar for the next Arch Tunes from on Sunday, Sept. 25.
The Twilight Tuesday Concert Series continues at the
A Trivia Night in memory of Tim Miller, the late
Save the Date
9/30 – Breakfast for Bikers
9/30 – 10/1 Scottish Games and Festival,
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 email@example.com or to Cathy Smentkowski at firstname.lastname@example.org 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!
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