Tuesday, November 11, 2008

November 2008 Events

Sat Nov 1
Turkey Trot for the Troops
5k Run

Sat Nov 1
10:00 am - 2:00pm
Connect with a Purpose – Volunteer Project
Stray Rescue
2320 Pine Street - Downtown Saint Louis
Connect With... volunteer opportunity will be assisting Stray Rescue with renovations of its new downtown animal center. This is a hands-on experience to move the building closer to accepting new strays.
Directly after the volunteer opportunity, Blu CitySpaces will host a BBQ at their location at 210 N. 17th Street downtown.
Facebook or email johnwendling@fuelforthecity.org.


Sat Nov 1
3:00 - 5:00 pm
Dia de Muerto and Pan de Muerto Workshop
Educational Event: Learn the meaning and history of the Day of the Dead and how to make the traditional "Pan de muerto".
Cost: $7 fee (per person) includes the workshop and the ingredients to make the bread.
Hot chocolate and other pastries available for purchase.
Belas Artes - Multicultural Center and Art Gallery
1854 Russell Blvd
St. Louis, MO

Sat Nov 1
8 pm
"The Dance of the Dead" Fiesta
Put on your costume and come to dance and enjoy good times!
Ssalsa performance and DJ Juanito from Club Viva!
$10 per person
Belas Artes - Multicultural Center and Art Gallery
1854 Russell Blvd
St. Louis, MO

Sat Nov 1 - Sun Nov 2
1:00 - 10: 00 pm (each day)
3rd Annual Dia de los Muertos Celebration
Presented by the Cherokee Station Business Association
2646 Cherokee Street between Texas and Ohio streets

Sat Nov 1
7-10 p.m.
Science UnCorked – Wine Event
Sample a diverse array of wines, delicious hors d’oeuvres and desserts. Sit in on a “Wine 101” session. Groove to the beat of the Phil Dunlap Trio. Size up the candidates and vote for your favorite wine.
St. Louis Science Center
5050 Oakland Ave
Tickets $40, free parking - slsc.org or 314.289.4424
All proceeds support Science Center programs.

Tues Nov 4
8 pm – 3 am
The Biggest Post-Election Party
CLUB SOCIETY (near Union Station, Downtown St. Louis City)

Thu Nov 6
5:30 - 7:3o pm
The Missouri Coalition for the Environment Fall Happy Hour Event
Space is limited, reserve now
$90 - VIP
$25 - Advanced purchase

Thu Nov 6
7 pm
Slow Bake Supper
Companion Central West End Gathering Place
4651 Maryland Avenue
Sample Companion's new 'After Hours' menu paired with favorite Schlafly Brews
$25 tickets includes food and beer
For information or to reserve a ticket contact Elizabeth at 314/537-2285 or esmith@companionstl.com
Sounds Delicious. See you there!

Sat Nov 8
12:30 – 4:30 pm
ZooQuest: A Scavenger Hunt & Trivia Challenge
St. Louis Zoo
More information about ZooQuestRules and Regulations
Cost: $30 per team for Zoo Friends Members$35 per team for General PublicTo register, call (314) 646-4544 or mail in the
Registration Form.

Sat Nov 8
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Pesto Festo! A Harvest Celebration
the Savoy
119 S. Florissant Rd
Ferguson, MO
Buy your ticket in advance for $25! ($30 at the door)

Sun Nov 9
1:00 p.m
Trivia Event
Cardinal Ritter High School
Grand Art District, St. Louis City
Sponsored and benefiting St. Alphonsus Liguori Catholic Church, better known as "The Rock"
$10 per person
There will be food for purchase, several raffles and other ways to win, as well as free child care for attendees.


Sun Nov 9
Bella Venezuela
Belas Artes - Multicultural Center and Art Gallery
1854 Russell
St. Louis, MO

Thu Nov 13
7 pm – 11 pm
Simple Pleasures: A Wine Tasting and Urban Networking Event
Free Wine Samples from Stone Hill Winery. Visit the website for ticket purchasing information.

Thu Nov 13
8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Fri Nov 14
8 a.m. - Noon
How Low-Income Households Can Build Assets: Child Development Accounts: A Research and Policy Symposium
Chase Park Plaza Hotel
212 N. Kingshighway
Click on the link for more info.

Thur Nov 13 - Sun Nov 23
17th Annual St Louis International Film Festival
Primary Venues:
• Tivoli Theatre, 6350 Delmar Boulevard • Plaza Frontenac Cinema, Plaza Frontenac, Lindbergh Boulevard and Clayton Road • Saint Louis Art Museum, 1 Fine Arts Drive, Forest Park • Webster University, Moore Auditorium, 470 East Lockwood Avenue

Fri Nov 14
A Nite of Jazz
To Benefit
Bring a non-perishible food item for donation to
Gateway Homeless Services
Jazz Spot (400 Washington)
Music provided by Saxophonist Rhonda G and
Truenessia featuring the On Call Band
$25~Musician $250~Vocalist
$500~Conductor $1,000~Composer Check out the Recap.

Fri Nov 14
7 pm - midnight
Urban Art Exhibition:
Arts, Beats + Lyrics
Sponsored by Jack Daniel's
Moto Museum
3411 Olive St
St Louis, MO 63103
Free Admission
This exhibition explores 7 themes in Hip Hop and highlights the urban art form expressed by photography, graffiti art + urban paintings fused with DJ'ing, break dancing + live music.
Gotta Be there! Check out the Recap.

Sat Nov 15
6:30 pm
Einstein on a Bike Triva Night
presented by
Central Reform Congregation
5020 Waterman Blvd (at Kingshighway)
$200 per table of 10
To book a table call Kyle at 314/436-1324 x 103 or e-mail

Saturday, November 15, 2008
8 p.m. - 12 Midnight
Zootini 2008 Stayin' Alive
The Living World
Catch Saturday Night Fever at the Saint Louis Zoo.
Live music, special Zootini-themed cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and live entertainment by Ultraviolets, My Friend Mike and DJ Andrew Mullins.
Each guest will receive two drink tickets at registration.
Attire is upscale hip with a '70s flair. Ages 21-and-up only.

Register in advance: $35/Member$40/Non-member (I really recommend this!)
Purchase at the Door (space-permitting): $40/Member$45/Non-member

Sun Nov 16
2 pm
"Meet & Eat" with Missouri Coalition for Life Saving Cures
Discussion about efforts to protect the right of Missouri families to access the best medical care available.
Lane Tabernacle CME Church
910 N. Newstead Ave.
Click here for directions.
More info: Call Joel TebbenKamp 314-454-6994, ext. 225, or at
Click here to forward this invitation.

Wed Nov 19
5:30 pm - 7:00pm
Smoke Free St. Louis - November Happy Hour at Pi
Pi Restaurant
6144 Delmar Blvd.
Delmar Loop

Thu Nov 20
12 midnight
Last day to vote for Danielle Lee for a Blogging Scholarship
Your Hostess is a finalist for the
College Scholarships Blogging Scholarship Competition. I am one of 20 finalists for my blog Urban Science Adventures! (c). The final round of the competition comes down to a public vote.

Fri Nov 21, 2008
5:00 -7:00 PM.
Museum Reception 100 Years of Service: The Alpha Kappa Alpha Story
The Griot Museum of Black History & Culture
(formerly The Black World History Museum)
2505 St. Louis Ave., St. Louis, MO 63106
Free with regular Museum admission ($5 adults)

Fri Nov 21
8:00pm - 10:00pm
Serving A Cause for Family Resource Center
Celebrity Bartending event to benefit the
Family Resource Center – a Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness organization.
AM Lounge (Formerly The rBar)
4054 Manchester
Tips and Raffle money to benefit the Center. Raffle: You could win a one week trip for two to the Caribbean! Raffle tickets are just $10 each or 3 chances for $25. Need not be present to win!

Fri Nov – Sun Nov 30
5 – 9 p.m
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for U.S. Bank Wild Lights is the Zoo’s evening holiday event where guests can walk through the Zoo's holiday wonderland of spectacular light displays and go nose-to-beak with the birds at Penguin & Puffin CoastMore information on these events is available on the Zoo’s website:
Contact: Lauren E. Kistner(314) 646-4516

~ On-going Events ~

November 18 through December 20, 2008
100 Years of Service: The Alpha Kappa Alpha Story
The Griot Museum of Black History & Culture
(formerly The Black World History Museum)
2505 St. Louis Ave., St. Louis, MO 63106
Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Free with regular Museum admission ($5 adults)

November 29, 2008 - March 1, 2009
George Washington Carver Exhibit
Missouri History Museum
Adults: $10; Seniors/Students: $8; Children (6-12): $6

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