Sunday, August 29, 2010

St. Louis Activist Events for August 30 - Sept. 6

This week's events:

Monday, August 30, There will be a fundraiser for State Rep. Michael Frame at the House Springs Lions Club (6482 Hwy MM in House Springs, MO) from 6 to 8:30 PM.

Also Monday, the Justice for Reggie Clemeons campaign is holding a 39th Birthday Celebration for Clemons, currently on Missouri Death Row, at the GYA Gallery (2700 Locust) from 6 to 8 PM.

Also Monday, the St. Louis Young Dems are having their monthly meeting at 7 PM at Maggie O'Brien's (2002 Market Street).

Also Monday, Are We Feeling Better Yet? Women Speak About Health Care in America will be presented at Duff's Restaurant (392 N. Euclid), from 7:30 to 9:30 PM.

Tuesday, August 31, author J.C. Hallman discusses his book In Utopia at Left Bank Books (399 N. Euclid) at 7 PM.

Also Tuesday, the Missouri Botanical Center is hosting a class on keeping Backyard Chickens (which is probably a more humane way of getting eggs than via factory farms) at 7 PM at the conference room of the Botanical Center.

Wednesday, September 1, is the date for the Involvement Fair at Webster University, from 11 AM to 2 PM in the Grant Gymnasium.

Also Wednesday, Super Happy Cherokee Fun Time Club! What more needs to be said. They're meeting at 6 PM at Foam Coffee and Beer (3359 S. Jefferson).

Also Wednesday at FOAM (3359 S. Jefferson) there will be a meeting at 7 PM for people interested in brainstroming community and public art.

Also Wednesday, there will be an Art and Soul Fundraiser for Neighborhood Houses after school and summer creative arts program at 6:30 PM at Neighborhood Houses Dignity House (812 Union Avenue).

Thursday, September 2, there will be a Community Forum discussing the fact that St. Louis City has the highest percent of unbanked African American households among the 20 most populated Metropolitan Areas at 6 PM at the St. Louis Gateway Classic (2012 Dr. Martin Luther King Drive).

Also Thursday, Raed Jarrar, an Iraq-born architect, blogger, and political advocate, will be speaking at 7 PM at the St. Francis Xavier (College Church) Ballroom about the current state of Iraq. Note: the location changed from earlier.

Also Thursday, this months City Affair at the Old North St. Louis Restoration Group (2700 N. 14th St.) will discuss Opportunities for Social Justice from 7:30 to 9 PM.

Thursay through Sunday, check out Mustard Seed Theatre's play Crumbs from the Table of Joy.

Friday, September 3, in solidarity with the Worldwide Movement for Justice and Peace, there will be a rally outside of Senator McCaskill's office (5850 Delmar) for the International Day of Quds, a day acknowledging oppressed people.

Also Friday, there will be a Metrolink Bar Crawl starting at the Morgan Street Brewery (721 N. 2nd) at 5 PM.

Also Friday, the Seeing Green exhibit at the ArtD Gallery at 2720 Cherokee at 7 PM will feature artwork about sustainability and local farming.

Saturday, September 4, is the annual Japanese Festival at the Missouri Botanical Gardens (4344 Shaw) starting at 9 AM.

Also Saturday, the Greater St. Louis United Front will be meeting from 2 to 4 PM.

Also Saturday, there will be an art show at the Vino Gallery (4701 McPherson) from 6 to 9 PM. A portion of the proceeds to to Growing American Youth.

Also Saturday, check out the Mic the People for the People fundraiser for the Community Arts and Media Project (3026 Cherokee) from 7 PM to midnight.

Sunday, Sept. 5, and every Sunday, there will be a candlelight vigil for peace from 7 to 7:30 PM at the corner of Grand and Lindell.

Monday, Sept. 6, join the Labor Day Parade at 9 AM in Downtown St. Louis.


  1. The Peace Economy Project is also hiring a new director and looking for a student organizer for a paid internship. View the job descriptions here:

  2. Please note that the venue has been changed for Raed's talk. It is now one block down at St. Francis Xavier (College Church) Ballroom! (at the corner of Grand and Lindell)!/event.php?eid=146502985373923&ref=mf

    Also, Raed will be on St. Louis on the Air Thursday morning at 11:00 a.m.