Friday, July 17, 2009

What's happening this weekend? July 17-19, 2009

This weekend promises to be as nice as the weather we've been having lately. All-Star Weekend was a blast and the the fun continues. See you out and about!
The Deets:
Friday, July 17 – Saturday, July 18, 20096:00 pm - 10:00 pm
LIVE on the Levee featuringSonic Youth on Friday and Little FeatFree Family Fun and Concerts under the Gateway Arch!
Friday, July 17, 2009 6:00 – 10:00 pm Third Friday Open House See glassblowers play with fire, creating glass art right before your eyes. Note: For the hearing impaired, student interpreters from SLCC-Florissant Valley sign glassblowing demos beginning at 6:30 p.m. Get your hands on glass. Make a paperweight, tile keepsake, or beads ($20 - $30). At 7 p.m. Union Avenue Opera performers give sneak peek preview of Verdi’s Il Trovatore. Then at 8 p.m. the Michael Jonas Band strums up bluegrass, new grass, and jazz. Third Degree East Gallery shows Dreamzine Dudes by Karen Woodard and Duck! New Glass by Jessica Kopitske. On view through August 18. Free and family-friendly Cash bar Third Degree Glass Factory 5200 Delmar

Friday, July 17, 2009 7:00 – 10:00 pm Raise the Woof: Fundraiser for St. Charles Humane Center Complimentary Cocktails from Hound Dog Sweet Tea until 9p This no-kill animal shelter desperately needs the community's support to stay open and help animals during these tough economic times. This center is in urgent need. Join me and help. $20 donation

Friday, July 17, 2009 8:00pm - 10:00pm Howl at the Movies Presents: "Hotel for Dogs" A movie night for the whole family, including the four-legged children. Bring your Lawn Chairs, dogs welcome (but must remained leashed) Pet and people refreshments available for purchase. Petropolis Parking Lot 16830 Chesterfield Airport Road Chesterfield MO Free

Friday, July 17, 2009
10:00 pm
"SHOCK THERAPY" Fiesta Edition
Good food, Good times
El Borracho (formerly Nectar Lounge)
2001 Locust St (Downtown Saint Louis, MO)
Sounds by: DJ SIR THURL
More info:
Free Admission, Free drinks, Free Buffet until 11:00

Saturday, July 18, 2009
8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Healthy You, Healthy Planet Festival
Enjoy a day dedicated to good health, green living, and great fun!
Sample activities include
Try Yoga and Tai Chi, Healing Arts Demonstration, Traditional Remedies, Health Screenings, Horticulture Therapy, Massage, EarthWays: Living the Green Life Exhibit, Kids Corner fit and healthy fun
Download program book for complete list of activities.
Admission: $4, St. Louis City and County residents, $3 St. Louis City /County Senior residents (65+);
FREE for Missouri Botanical Garden Members and their children.

Saturday, July 18, 2009
9:30 am - 11:30 am
RVSTL's Rehabbers Club Neighborhood Tour
Renaissance Development Associates
3010 Locust Blvd. Ste 102
Saint Louis, MO
More info: 31 4719-6507
Tour the Locust Business District. Meeting location is the Renaissance Development Associates offices.
Discuss the new branding for the neighborhood and Street Fest and learn about the history of neighborhood and Renaissance’s role in its development.
After the tour, consider lunch at these neighborhood locations:
Fountain on Locust
Pappy’s Smokehouse
The Good Pie

Saturday, July 18, 2009 6:00 - 8:00 pm Minding the Gap Opening Reception Juried multi-media exhibit examining neglected negative, space, empty spaces or the missing subject. Art Saint Louis Gallery 555 Washington Avenue Saint Louis, MO More info: 3142414810 Exhibit open until August 27, 2009 Free

Saturday, July 18, 2009
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Diversity Arts Open Mic and Reception
A culminating performance and gallery featuring the imaginative self-authored works that are the result of 10 days of artistic and personal exploration and sharing. The performance incorporates dance, spoken word, theater, media and visual art! MC'ed by local writer and teacher, Rodney Smith!
Plus check out The Fête Society Calendar of Events page for more thigns happening for the rest of teh month.

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