Monday, December 01, 2008

December 2008 Events

Wed Dec 3
5:30 - 9 p.m.
GenNext Holiday Party
Big Brothers Big Sisters Headquarters Building
501 N. Grand
St. Louis, MO 63103
Cost: $15 in advance, $20 at the door
Includes drinks and hors d'oeuvres
Register online before December 2 at 4 p.m.
Official Fête Holiday Party Celebration

Thu Dec 4
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Voices For Children Holiday Party to Benefit Teens in Foster Care
Morgan Street Brewery
Laclede's Landing
721 North Second Street, 63102
Admission: A gift certificate ($20 or more) to help a teen in foster care have a happy holiday!Suggested Retailers:Target, Wal-Mart, Old Navy, Aeropostale, Hollister, Foot Locker, St. Louis Galleria, Westfield Shopping Centers, Movie Theatres
RSVP to or 314/552-2454

Thu Dec 4
B Free Thursday Night Dinner & Conversation Series
Nubia Cafe
U City loop east of the Pagent).
Enjoy Caribbean & West African food, drinks, and conversation

Fri Dec 5
Humanity Saint Louis' 2008 Volunteer Appreciation Party!
HFHSL Administrative Office to help celebrate our MOST valuable resource...YOU!
For details
click here.
To RSVP for the Volunteer Appreciation Party, call Mary at 314-371-0400 or email

Sun Dec 7
11:00am - 5:00pm
Green Living Expo
Showcasing local and eco-friendly products and services
Missouri History MuseumLindell and DeBaliviere in Forest Park Join us for the Green Living Expo, inspired by our
George Washington Carver exhibit.
Admission, film and seminars are all FREE!
Featuring more than 25 purveyors of local, organic, and eco-friendly goods and services. Seminars and samples will take place throughout the day! Do your holiday shopping while saving the planet and supporting local green businesses!Arrive early for a free screening of the film "King Corn" at 11:00 am. Vendor booths open at noon.

Thu Dec 11
6 pm
The Friends of
Ronald McDonald House host a Happy Hour Benefit
Miso Lounge in Clayton (16 N Meramac Ave)
Drink Specials, complimentary appetizers, sushi specials, and great raffle items
Stephanie Stangl for more information.

Fri Dec 12
6:00pm - 8:00pm
i2 Holiday Happy Hour (
The International Institute)
The Scottish Arms
8 South Sarah Street, CWE St. Louis
is a great organization that provides services to refuge populations, including tutoring.
To receive discounts on your drinks during this event, please donate a gift for the teens of the International Institute. To view their wish list, go to:
RSVP for this event by e-mailing the social committee at

Sat Dec 13
8:00 p.m.
Marlissa Hudson, Soprano Performs
Guest Soloist with
St. Louis Civic Orchestra
William D. Purser Center - Logan Chiropractic College1581 Schoettler Road
Chesterfield, MO 63017-5529
Adults: $10; seniors, students and groups of 10 or more $5 each

Tue Dec 16
6:00 p.m.
Marlissa Hudson, Soprano Performs
Soloist for St. Louis Symphony Outreach Concert
Tower Grove Park
Piper Palm House
St. Louis City
Free admission

Thu Dec 18
5:30 - 7:30 pm
Citizens for Shane Cohn - Aldermanic Fundraising Kickoff
The Feasting Fox
4200 Grand (Dutch town)
$25 Donation, Cash Bar

Thu Dec 18
6 -9 pm
Roberts Hotel Indigo Holiday Party
4630 Lindell (Central West End)
RSVP at e-mail

Sat Dec 20
Live Vibes @ Meskerem Ethiopian Restaurant
Meskerem Ethiopian Restaurant
3210 S. Grand
Yes! Blessed People! Its that time for some more tasty jams with Mario Pascal and The Roots Fusion Band!

Sat Dec 27
Griffin & The Gargoyles Perform
Cafe Eau - Chase Park Plaza

Mon Dec 29
6 p.m.
MIZZOU vs. NORTHWESTERN 2008 Valero Alamo Bowl Game
Sky Box Sports Bar & Grill
800 N. Third Street, 63102 (on Laclede’s Landing) • 314-241-5100
No cover charge
MU Alums and friends are welcomed!
Wear your Black and Gold, stroll down memory lane, and network while enjoying
Complimentary appetizers, while they last!
Food menu at a discounted rate
Bucket and cocktail specials
X-Box Gaming Stations

New Year’s EVE Night

Wed Dec 31
6:00 pm - past midnight
First Night is a community celebration of the New Year expressed through the arts.
A Kaleidoscope of activities, colors, lights, musical entertainment and performances unfolds on New Year's Eve in Grand Center for First Night®–Saint Louis as we dance, play, act, create and sing our way into 2009!
Opening Ceremonies 6:00pm
Performances 6:00pm to 11:30pm
Early Fireworks 9:00pm
Countdown to the New Year begins at 11:30pm
Fireworks Midnight!

Wed Dec 31
9:00pm - 1:00am
New Year’s Eve Nightcap with River City Professionals
Moulin Events - 2017 Chouteau AveJoin River City Professionals and make the “New Year’s Eve Nightcap at Moulin Events” your last stop this year. Enjoy a premium open bar and appetizer and dessert stations while you dance away the night to the Melvin Turnage Band. The evening will feature gourmet food stations paired with specialty cocktails and craft beer. This year we have partnered with Sam Adams beer and Bombora Vodka to make the night extra special. No one under 21 years old will be admitted.For more information or to purchase tickets, visit


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

U.S. Bank Wild Lights at the Zoo - Family Fun and Volunteer Opportunity
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 Coast.
The event dates are weekends December 5 – 7, 12 – 14, and nightly December 19 – 23 and 26 – 30 -- 5:30-8:30 pm
Volunteers are needed each night during the 5 – 9 p.m. shift to assist with this outdoor event.More information on these events is available on the Zoo’s website:
Contact: Lauren E. Kistner(314)

November 29, 2008 - March 1, 2009
Missouri History Museum
Adults: $10; Seniors/Students: $ 8; Children (6-12): $6
Free Admission on Tuesdays

Free Sushi Wednesdays
Drunken Fish Happy Hour
Buy 1 drink and get free sushi.
Arrive early
Breakfast and a Movie at the St. Louis Science Center
Get a group of 10 or more together and host your own movie party.
Time and movie title arranged by you and full hot breakfast provided by the Science Center.
Weekdays only.
A great holiday party idea.
Cost: $13 per person

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