Tips to Prevent Poisoning
- Never take larger or more frequent doses of your medications to try to get faster or more powerful effects.
- Turn on a light when you give or take medicines at night so that you know you have the right medicine and the correct amount.
- Keep medicines and chemicals in their original bottles or containers.
- To keep young children safe, store all medicines and household products up and out of sight and reach.
- Secure the child safety cap every time you use a medicine.
- Do not refer to medicine as "candy."
March 30 – Easter Egg Hunt, Soulard Farmer's Market – Plaza Area, 1 p.m.
March 31 – March Family Sundays, St. Louis Art Museum, 1 p.m.
Each Sunday of the month the St. Louis Art Museum in beautiful Forest Park hosts its Family Sundays event from 1 – 4 p.m. The theme for March is Art of the Ancient World. Visitors to the museum will be able to explore the collection of objects from Ancient Rome and then take part in art-making activities based on the countries and cultures that made up the Roman Empire. A Family Tour of the museum will depart at 2:30 p.m. For more information, visit the slam.org web site.
April 1 & 2 – Auditions, Regional Arts Commission, 7 p.m.
Calling all thespians! St. Louis Shakespeare will hold auditions on Monday and Tuesday, April 1 and 2, for summer productions of Timon of Athens and Two Noble Kinsmen, the first two productions of its 29th season. Auditions are by appointment only from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. at the Regional Arts Commission, located at 6128 Delmar Boulevard in the Skinker / DeBaliviere neighborhood. Participants should prepare a 1-2 minute monologue from any Shakespeare play and bring a photo and resume. To schedule an audition, call (314) 361-5664 or visit the stlshakespeare.org web site.
April 6 – How to Be a Successful Landlord, St. Louis Community College, 9 a.m.
Do you own rental property? If so, then you may want to consider attending the session on How to Be a Successful Landlord that will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at St. Louis Community College – Forest Park, 5600 Oakland Avenue in the Cheltenham neighborhood on Saturday, April 6. Landlords can lower property damages and eviction costs by performing effective initial screening of potential tenants. Participants will learn how to be creative and to use the telephone, interview, computer, rental application and lease expectations to ensure a pleasant tenant-landlord relationship. The cost is $55 per person. For registration information, call (314) 984-7777.
April 6 -- Trivia Night, Five Star Senior Center, 6 p.m.
The Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard Charitable Foundation will hold a trivia night
on Saturday, April 6 to benefit the Center for Hearing and Speech, Ronald
McDonald Charities of St. Louis and Wilderwood Service Dogs. The doors at IBEW Local 1 will open at
and trivia will begin at The
cost is $20 per person or $160 for a table of 8 and includes three
complementary drink tickets. The
hall is located at 5840
April 5, 6 & 7 -- Go! St. Louis Marathon & Family Fitness Weekend, Forest Park & Downtown,
Your Neighborhood Activities
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St. Louis Blitz 2013
Director of Public Safety
City of St. Louis
Department of Public Safety
Arts and Entertainment Events