This coming weekend is chock-full of fun and exciting events for the entire family, but before I highlight several of them I want to call to your attention that the 8th Annual
To give you an idea of the projects in the City, they include:
- Exercising the animals at Stray Rescue of St. Louis (
2320 Pine St.)
- Helping prepare the International Institute incubator farm (4030 Folsom Ave.)
- Spring cleaning with St. Vincent de Paul Society (
1408 S. 10th Street)
- Setting up for the Earth Day Celebration in
(Muny Grounds) Forest Park
- Playing with children at Herbert Hoover Boys and Girls Club (
2901 N. Grand Blvd.)
- General Spring cleaning at the
( Gateway Greening Bell Garden 3871 Bell Avenue)
Listed below are a few of the events scheduled to be held in
Chess Championship Games U.S.
Let's talk a little chess. Defending U.S. Champion Gata Kamsky and defending U.S. Women's Champion Irina Krush will be playing in
Portion of Interstate 55 Will Be Closed This Weekend
Interstate 55 from Carondelet to Broadway will be closed in both directions this weekend as the Missouri Department of Transportation demolishes the
Soldiers' Memorial Clean-Up
As part of National Volunteer Week, The Mission Continues has organized a Service Project:
Clean Up of
The Holly Hills Improvement Association will be cleaning up
Project Blitz 2011 Continues
Project Blitz, Operation Brightside's annual campaign to clean up city neighborhoods, continues this weekend in Region 3 North (bounded by W. Florissant on the north, Grand on the east, Natural Bridge on the south, & the city limits on the west) and Region 3 South (bounded by Hwy. 40 & Metrolink on the north, Grand on the east, Meramec & Chippewa on the south, & Macklind, Arsenal & Kingshighway on the west). Join your neighbors on Saturday, April 16 and Sunday, April 17 to clean up the streets, alleys and vacant lots in your neighborhood. The year 2011 marks the 30th year for this annual City-wide clean-up effort. For more information, visit http://www.operationbrightside.org ( http://www.operationbrightside.org/ ) or call (314) 772-4646.
Grand South Grand House & Garden Tour
One of the perennial favorite events of St. Louisans is the Grand South Grand House & Garden Tour. This year the tour will be held from to on Saturday, April 16 and Sunday, April 17. The tour will showcase the architectural and personal styles of grand living through five neighborhoods:
The Grand South Grand House & Garden Tour starts at the South Grand entrance to
Earth Day Festival in St. Louis Forest Park
The 22nd Annual
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 e-mails 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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