Monday, April 07, 2008

April 2008 Events

Wed April 9
7 pm
Authors @ Your Library Presents Keisha Ervin
She will discuss her new book, Torn.
Carpenter Branch Library
3309 S Grand

Sat April 12
2 pm
Authors @ Your Library Presents Eric Jerome Dickey
He will discuss and sign his newest book, Pleasure.
Carpenter Branch Library
3309 S Grand

Fri April 18
Dinoroarus Exhibit Opens
All day
St. Louis Zoo

Sun April 20
St. Louis Earth Day Festival at Forest Park
Earth Day: Party for the Planet family activities at the Zoo.
For information, call (314) 781-0900

Thu April 24
Dining Out For Life
Various restaraunts will donate 25% or more of your bill's proceeds to St. Louis Effort for Aids.

Thu April 24
6:30 pm
MO Words: The Power of Words
Missouri History Museum

Thu April 24
ALIVE 5th Anniversary Party
HOME Night Club at AmeriStar Casino
St. Charles, MO

Sat April 26
10 am - 4 pm
Wings of Spring - 3rd Annual Confluence Birding Festival
Riverlands Migratory Bird Sanctuary
West Alton, MO - Hwy 67 near Alton, Illinois
Daily Activities include Live Bird Displays (Owls, Ravens, Hawks, Pelicans, & More), Kayak Trips, Bird Cruise, and Live Entertainment

Sun April 27
1 - 5 pm
Grand Opening & Open House of the Wildlife Rehabilitation Clinic
1864 Little Brennan Road
High Ridge, MO (South of I-44 & 270, off of South Gravois)
Walk through of the facility and visit the 'patients' - raccoons, squirrels, rabbits, opossums, and a baby fox.
636 677-3670

Sun April 27
Celebrate St. Louis /Live on the Levee Trivia Night
Jive & Wail Piano Bar
7376 Manchester Road
Volunteer! Shifts: 3:30 - 7:30 PM (5 volunteers needed) & 4:00 - 8:00 PM (10-15 volunteers needed)
Organizers of Celebrate St. Louis/Live on the Levee are seeking volunteers to help with tallying score sheets and monitoring the silent auction at their trivia night fundraiser. There will be live music, 50/50 raffles, silent auction, drinks, food & more! If you are interested in volunteering, contact us at:

Sun April 27
Niki Exhbit Opens
Missouri Botanical Gardens

Tue April 29
Twilight Tuesdays Begins!
The Bosman Twins
Identical twins Dwayne and Dwight Bosman bring their "rough and raw" style of jazz to Twilight Tuesdays.
Front Lawn of the Missouri History Museum

Tue April 29
6:00 -9:00 pm
Old Bags Event
The Living World at the St. Louis Zoo
Charitable Event benefiting the Foster and Adoptive Care Coalition. For more information, please visit

Wed April 30
7 - 8 pm
NPR News & Notes will feature fellow St. Louis Blogger The Black Snob
KWMU FM 90.7 Tune in

Ongoing - All Month

Fairy Tale Exhibit featuring illustrations of famous characters, styles.
Schlafly Branch Library
225 N Euclid
Chuck Close at Shearburn Gallery
April 4- May 10
Dinoroarus Exhibit at the St. Louis Zoo
Open April 18 through September 1, 2008
Step back in time to see roaring, spitting, moving dinosaurs in this one-of-a-kind walk-through exhibit. Admission is $1.50 for Zoo Friends members and $3 for non-members. Children under two are free.
Threads of History - A major Exhiit of early American Quilts at the St. Louis Art Museum
Open now through May 26, 2008
Cost: $6 adults, $5 students & seniors, $4 children 6-12, free under 6.
Niki Exhibit - Colorful, Playful Mosaic Sculptures by Niki De Saint Phalle at the Missouri Botanical Garden
Open April 27 - October 31, 2008

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