Friday, June 02, 2006

June 2006

Whitaker Jazz Festival
Wednesdays June 2 – July 7
Missouri Botanical Garden
More info:

June 4
St. Louis Zoo Friends 5K Walk to benefit Conservation Research
(details TBA)

Sunday, June 4
Taste of Clayton 2006
Downtown Clayton
1:00 PM 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Soulard Starlight Cinema
presented by Soulard Safety Program
Thursdays this June,
Kick back with us under the stars at the A-B Brewery Tour Center to catch these featured flicks:

Wedding Crashers - June 8
Rocky Horror Picture Show - June 15
40 Year Old Virgin - June 22
Meet the Fockers - June 29

Live Music by "The Shrinking Violets" from 7-8:30 p.m.
Free Admission - Must be 21 to enter.
Gates Open at 7 p.m., Movies start at 8:30ish - Weather permitting.

Jungle Boogie Friday Night Concert Series
North Star Summer Evenings at the St. Louis Zoo
5 to 7 p.m.
Outdoor stage in Central Plaza
Stop by to hear live music at the Zoo!
"Cha-cha" with the cheetahs, "salsa" with the sea lions or "two-step" with the tigers at Jungle Boogie, the Zoo's Friday Night Concert Series for the whole family.

Animal Enrichment Activities Saturday Evenings
North Star Summer Evenings at the St. Louis Zoo
5:00 -5:30 p.m.
Bring the whole family out to witness various exhibits. Visitors can watch as keepers offer Animal Enrichment items to the animals. Enrichment activities give Zoo animals interesting, stimulating ways to perform natural behaviors.

More info about the Zoo or its programs:

Second Weekend of June
June 10
Komen Race for the Cure
Walk for health, walk for others or give a donation.
More info:

Saturday, June 10
8 p.m.
Tarver vs. Hopkins Fight Party
Sean & Malaika’s home -- 3595 Brookstone Drive, Florissant , MO 63033

June 10-11
Central West End Art & Taste Fair
More info:

June 11
7 p.m.
Night of fine food and fun (for adults only) to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters
Mira & Roxane, 12 N. Meramec in Downtown Clayton
The cost is $25 per person, plus a cash bar, for continuous samples of each restaurant's entire menu. A portion of the proceeds raised by the event will support the ongoing efforts of BBBSEMO.
For questions, please contact Laura Hobson at BBBSEMO at 314-361-5900, ext. 26.

Third Week of June
Thursday, June 22
Purses for Pooches and Pals: A Unique Networking Event for Professional Women
Human Society of Missouri
1201 Macklind Avenue
They are collecting gently-used designer purses that will be given to Connections for Success workforce readiness program.
Cost is $25 per person. Proceeds benefit the Human Society
More info or to RSVP by June 16:

The Muny
This historical outside theatre brings top-notch musicals every year. This year’s line up is fantastic!

June 19-25
The King & I
8:15 p.m. nightly
1,500 free seats are available, first come, first serve. Doors open at 7 pm
Terrace seats are $8 each

June 26-July 2
8:15 p.m. nightly
1,500 free seats are available, first come, first serve. Doors open at 7 pm
Terrace seats are $8 each

More info:

Fourth Week of June
June 27
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Metropolis Wine Club
Wine Theme - "Californians at the Lucas Lofts"
Lucas Lofts - 1123 Washington Ave., 7th Floor Display Units and Rooftop Deck
Admission: Each guest brings a bottle of California wine or appetizers to share.
Metropolis Membership is not required for this event, but you are welcome to join at the event for $20 annual dues.
RSVP Deadline: Saturday, June 24, 5:00 pm. If you miss the deadline, contact to see if there are any spots available.
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