Lots of neighborhood activities are on tap for the upcoming days and weeks in
Here's a "tip of cap" to all the neighborhood associations and block units that have already registered their NNO Parties with our Neighborhood Stabilization Team. And, for those of you who are considering a NNO event, there's still time to talk it over with some of your neighbors this weekend.
Listed below are just a few of the events that are coming up in
Laclede's Landing Summer Concert Series
Starting on Friday, July 29, Laclede's Landing will be hosting a monthly Friday-afternoon-into-evening concert on its
Art Museum Outdoor Film Series
3-on-3 Basketball Tournament
The 6th Annual Northside Three on Three Basketball Tourney and Community Fair will take place in O'Fallon Park, on Saturday, July 30 from to Activities include free community services and health screenings, free food, drinks and school supplies. For more information, visit http://www.northside3on3.com/ .
Enjoy yard sales? Then be sure to visit the Soulard neighborhood on Saturday, July 30 from to . Fourteen sales will be held around the historic neighborhood of Soulard just south of Downtown St. Louis, including Gateway Pet Guardians in front of Pets in the City. Plenty of free parking will be available. Soulard is easily accessible from all highways, and you'll find a large variety of items for sale. Maps showing participating locations are available at Pets in the City, located at
Interested in learning how to start a community garden? An information session will be held on Saturday, July 30 from to at the corner of Arsenal and
Cheers to the Troops
Here's an opportunity to support the troops by joining the Arch Rival Roller Girls as they present "Cheers to the Troops," a night of entertainment featuring live music, magic, comedy, hoop dancers, burlesque, a raffle, a dinner and silent auction. All proceeds will benefit the USO of Missouri. The event will take place on Saturday, July 30 from to at the South Broadway Athletic Club,
Wings of Hope Boat Race
Wings of Hope's 2nd Annual Hope Floats Cardboard Boat Race will take place at on Saturday, July 30 at the
Love the Neighborhood Free Family Event
City-wide Open Studios Weekend
The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (
Movie in the Park
As part of the National Night Out celebration, the movie "Gnomeo and Juliet" will be shown on Tuesday, Aug. 2, starting at in
Twilight Under the Train Shed
The next Twilight Under the Train Shed free movie screening will be Friday, August 5, at St. Louis Union Station. The movie "Big" will be shown starting at
Back to School Rally
Back to School Concert
The Benton Park Neighborhood Association will be holding a Back to School Concert in
Concerts in Parks
Each Sunday through July 31, the Compton Heights Concert Band will perform in Francis Park, Eichelberger & Donovan, starting at Bring a lawn chair, snacks and enjoy. For weather cancellations or change of venue, call (314) 776-2227.
Each Monday through Aug. 1, the Compton Heights Concert Band will perform in
Each Wednesday through Aug. 17, the O'Fallon Park Jazz Concert Series will take place in O'Fallon Park by the Boathouse, starting at Bring food and drink and enjoy the show in the company of your friends and neighbors.
The concert series in Carondelet Park continues on Sunday, July 31 with a performance by the "Deutschmeister Band." The concert will run from to
Wednesday Night Out
Thursdays @ The Intersection
Every Thursday through August, you can catch live music and a movie from in
Save the Date
Aug. 1 - Tickets to the 4th Annual St. Louis & Metro Firefighters Ball go on sale to the general public. Visit http://www.firefightersweekend.com/ for all the ticket locations.
Aug. 5 -
Aug. 9 – South Grand's Back Lot Films
Aug. 11 – Parties on the Plaza,
Aug. 13 – Community Development Carnival in
Aug. 13 –
Aug. 13 – Moonlight Ramble
Aug. 15 – School starts for Saint Louis Public Schools, et al
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!
Director of Public Safety