Sunday, November 01, 2009

November 2009 Events

Sunday, Novemeber 1, 2009
12 noon - 4:00 pm
Hunter's Day in the Park
Pet Social and Fundraiser for
Stray Rescue of St. Louis
Old Carriage Shelter
Center of Tower Grove Park
St. Louis, MO
More info: 314 865-5547, Dave Mueller
Accepting donations for the Animal Shelter: pet toys, collars, wire crates (all sizes), collars, leashes, canned food for dogs and cats, treats, and finacnial contributions

Wednesday, November 4, 2009
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
It's More than a "Man-Cession": The Real Demographics of Recession
A Connect With... Event
Hear a presentation by St. Louis Fed economist Howard Wall. Followed by a panel discussion moderated by John Zogby from Zogby International.
Panelists include Brenda Newberry of The Newberry Group, Blair Forlaw of RCGA, BounceBack St. Louis, and Robert Stein of Missouri Commissioner of Higher Education.
Networking reception from 5:30-6:30 pm
St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank
One Federal Reserve Bank Plaza (Broadway and Locust)
Downtown Saint Louis, MO
RSVP at:
More info:

Thursday, November 5, - Monday, November 9, 2009
Detailed agenda
The Beloved Community Conference: Equipping the Saints for the Work of Justice
The Beloved Community vision championed by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. called Americans to work toward a multiracial, multicultural community of peace, justice and human dignity, where love is the governing ethic. The aim of this Conference
is to encourage and equip communities of faith to shape their ministries to this end.
Saint John's United Church of Christ
4136 North Grand Boulevard
Saint Louis, MO
All events open to the public. Institutes and meals require registration.
For registration info - or visit
More info: 314 534-0323

Saturday, November 7, 2009
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Pesto Festo 2!
A Community Celebration of Local FARMS - Food, Art, Relationships, Music, & Sustainability
Benefiting EarthDance FARMS
The Historic Savoy Theater in Ferguson
119 S. Florissant Rd
Ferguson, MO
More info: 3145211006
$25 in advance, $30 at the door

Sunday, November 8, 2009
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Other Side of the Human Soul
Exhibit of art by Danielle Correll
She takes the human form on a different path by removing their skin; their outer layer so you can see into their souls.; and enjoy delicious fare like White Bean Chicken Chili or the bubbling hot Sweet and Spicy Goat Cheese Flatbread pizza.
The Urban Arts Collective at Urban Eats Café)
Saint Louis, MO

Wednesday, November 11, 2009
7:00 pm
Community Cinema Series: Screening of the ITVS film, "Between the Folds"
The stoy of ten artists and scientists who have abandoned careers to forge lives as modern day paper-folders.
Including hands-on demonstration with Sugi Taylor, an Oshe Japanese paper craft artist.
Missouri History Museum

Thursday, November 12 - Sunday, November 22, 2009
18th Annual St Louis International Film Festival

Interesting films showcased throughout the day and evening
Various locations
Go to for a complete schedule.


Thursday, November 12
5:00 – 7:00 pm
Young Zoo Friends Happy Hour and Zootini Ticket Sales
Purchase your
Zootini ’09 tickets at the regular price and receive a complimentary upgrade to VIP!
½ off Zoo-themed cocktails, beer, wine & appetizers
Scape Bistro
Maryland Plaza (Central West End)

Thursday, November 12, 2009
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Homolatte Cocktail Party & Brainstorming!

Homolatte is a queer music and spoken word series featuring LGBTI artists. Come out and meet the St Louis Curators - Sreeja Smith and Craig Rouskey – and help them brainstorm for St. Louis’ newest coffeehaus-style entertainment series.
2nd Thursday of the month
Urban Eats Cafe & The Urban Arts Collective
3301 Meramec Street (Dutchtown)
Saint Louis, MO

Thursday, November 12, 2009
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Champagne VS. Sparkling Wine-St Louis Community College Class
Vino Vitae
1637 S 18th (Lafayette Square)
St. Louis, MO 63104
Fee = $7.00 0.12 Credits - Evening: Beer, Wine and Spirits
$25 material fee payable at class. Must show proof of age 21 to participate in wine tasting classes. Snack included. Cost for adults 60 and over $3.50

Saturday, November 14, 2009
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Eradicate Invasive Species: A public lands conservation project
Join the Confluence Partnership in their efforts to Roundup and Put Away the Invasive Outlaw
Bush Honeysuckle
1 Humboldt Ave
St. Louis, MO 63147 (at the Riverfront Trail)
More info:314436-1324 x106

Saturday, November 14, 2009
10:30am - 1:30pm
25TH Anniversary Celebration: Women United for Change Event
Hosted by the National Coalition of 100 Black Women Metropolitan Saint Louis Chapter
This event raises funds to expand scholarships and current programs in health, education, economic development and policy. It also celebrates the accomplishments of past presidents Jacquelyn Harris, Dr. Queen Fowler, Ernestine Thomas, Ruth Smith, and Freida Wheaton, Esq.
Missouri Athletic Club
Dowtown St. Louis
Tickets $50
More info: Daffney Moore 314-622-3400 ext. 610

Saturday, November 14, 2009
10 am -4:00 pm
MEET THE ARTISTS – Gallery Talks at Art St. Louis Gallery
Artists will be on-hand to discuss their works in the show as well as talk about their work in general.
Featuring Amy Firestone Rosen and Annie Bort
Art Saint Louis
555 Washington Avenue, #150
Downtown St. Louis
Free & open to the public.

Sunday, November 15, 2009
9:30 am and 11:15 am
Marlissa Hudson, soprano performs as a Guest Soloist
Soul Esteem Center
105A Progress Parkway
Maryland Heights, MO 63043

Sunday, November 15, 2009
12 noon - 3:30 pm
Cranksgiving: Cycle & Charity Food Drive
BicycleWORKS and Will Cycle for Charity non-perishable food raising bike ride to collect items for Food Outreach.
Two routes available - five miles and 25 miles, both start and end from
Rain/ice date is Sunday, November 22.
Atomic Cowboy
4140 Manchester
St. Louis, MO 63110
More information, visit online:,, or 314-664-0828.

Monday, November 16 – Saturday, November 21, 2009
ObjectArt Design Exhibition
A showcase of Industrial Designers Society of America Saint Louis Chapter members' product design work from their respective companies. This event is a great opportunity to build connections with the business, media and art/design communities within St Louis.

Abstrakt Art Gallery
1902 Arsenal Street (Benton Park)
St. Louis, MO
More info:

Monday, November 16
7:00 pm
Policing Black Activism
Join the Missouri History Museum for a discussion of how black activism has been historically treated by the authorities. Watch selections from the acclaimed documentary
Eyes on the Prize II: A Nation of Law? (1968-1971), followed by a panel discussion with Civil Rights activist Percy Green; newspaper columnist and community organizer Jamala Rogers; and Norman Seay, Civil Rights activist and founding member of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) in St. Louis. Dr. Sowande' Mustakeem of Washington University will moderate.
This program is part of a series of events in preparation for the exhibit RACE: Are We So Different?, opening in January 2010. The Missouri History Museum, in conjunction with the St. Louis Beacon and KETC/Channel 9, presents these monthly programs addressing issues related to race in the region and nationwide.
Missouri History Museum
Lindell & DaBalivere Blvd
Forest Park
St. Louis, MO

Tuesday, November 17
5:30 - 9:00 pm
River City Professionals Monthly Happy Hour
Join RCP, arguably the Metro area’s largest professional network, and Big Brothers Big
Sisters of Eastern Missouri for a social get-together

Chuy Arzola's at The Coronado
3701 Lindell Boulevart
RSVP: RSVP by November 13 at

Friday, November 20, 2009
6:00 pm -10:00 pm
Ink It In: Third Friday Open House
Live entertainment, Student art exhibit, and Opening of the exhibit Bodies of Work, a photographic study of tattoos reminiscent of Master painters Rembrandt, Rubens, and Michelangelo by Brian Cummings.
Third Degree Glass Factory
5200 Delmar
Free and family-friendly.
Cash bar
More info: or 314-367-4527

Friday, November 20, 2009
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
ObjectArt Exhibition Reception Benefiting United Way's GenNext
Abstrakt Gallery
1902 Arsenal Street (Benton Park)
St. Louis, MO
Abstrakt Art Gallery seeks to use art as a means to give back to the community; and
GenNext is dedicated to developing young leaders and involving, engaging, educating and connecting each other in exceptional ways while supporting the
United Way of Greater St. Louis.

Fri Nov 20
9:30 pm
Mystery Science Theater 3000/Cinematic Titanic Panel – STIFF event
Joel Hodgson, creator and host of “Mystery Science Theater 3000,” and the original cast of the cult-classic TV show – Trace Beaulieu (“Crow”), J. Elvis Weinstein (“Tom Servo”), Mary Jo Pehl (“Pearl Forrester”) and Frank Conniff (“TV’s Frank”) – discuss the development of “MST3K,” the art of “movie riffi ng” and their new movie-riff - ing project, “Cinematic Titanic Live.” Moderated by Dave (“Gruber”) Allen.
Program will include video clips, an audience Q&A and a signing by the cast immediately following.
Tivoli Theatre Screen 1
6350 Delmar (The Loop)
Regular ticket price of $10

Saturday, Nov 21
10 am - 9:30 pm
Children’s Film Symposium – STIFF event
Washington U.’s Center for the Humanities and Cinema St. Louis annually present this symposium, which explores issues related to children’s films through screenings, lectures and discussions. The free public program includes screenings of four films: the animated features “Princess of the Sun” and “Egon & Donci,” the Indian feature “Tahaan” and the French-Canadian teen drama “West of Pluto.” The day concludes with animation historian Michael Barrier’s program on the Hollywood cartoon.
Washington University’s Brown Hall

Saturday, November 21, 2009
10 am – 1:00 pm
MEET THE ARTISTS – Gallery Talks at Art St. Louis Gallery
Artists will be on-hand to discuss their works in the show as well as talk about their work in general.
Featuring John Goessmann
Art Saint Louis
555 Washington Avenue, #150
Downtown St. Louis
Free & open to the public.

Saturday, November 21, 2009
2:00 – 4:00 pm
Public Art & Ecology: Final Design Review Workshop
This is a new public art project that will contribute to the cultural development of St. Louis and create a greater understanding of environmental issues related to the Mississippi River watershed. The project is a collaboration between Washington University's Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts and The Confluence Partnership.
Blues Alley Sports Bar & Grill
9053 Riverview Drive
St Louis, MO 63137-2417
RSVP to Laura Cohen, Confluence Partnership Director, at or 314-436-1324 ext 108

Saturday, November 21, 2009
2:00 pm-7:00 pm
Fuel's first ever Dogtown Poker Pub Crawl
Jump on the amazing party bus (equipped with DJ and dancefloor). Visit 5 of Dogtown's favorite bars and collect a poker card at each stop. Prizes will be awarded to the team with the best hand!! Fun activities planned at various stops, drink specials, and lots of freebies along the way!
$35 person/teams of 5-8 form!Register and pay online by November 10th to receive a team t-shirt.
You can register individually, but please include your team name. If you don't have a team and still want to play, no worries! We'll set you up on a team. After partyw/free food will follow.
Proceeds benefit
Fuel for the City - a social volunteer group that supports community and neighborhood organizations in the City by staffing fundraisers and community events.

Saturday, November 21, 2009
5:00 - 9:00 pm
Teen Night at Heyde Sewing Machine Company
Sew Fun! A night for teens using Brother Sewing Projects
Games, drawing, and food
Heyde Sewing Machine Company
5451 S Lindbergh
St. Louis, MO 63123
Make reservations at 314 843-1168

Saturday, November 21, 2009
6:30pm - 9:30pm
Trivia begins 7:00 pm
Einstein on a Bike Trivia Night
Come to Trailnet’s second annual Einstein on a Bike Trivia Night to find out, and meet Trailnet’s own 5-time Jeopardy Champion! The ten-round trivia night will be a mixture of bicycling-related questions and general knowledge.
Bring cash, checks and credit cards for Mulligans, a 50/50 raffle, between-round games, and a silent auction with items from great local merchants.
Central Reform Congregation
5020 Waterman Blvd.
Saint Louis, MO
More info: 314 436-1324 x103
$200 per table of 10
To book a table call Jason at 314/436-1324 x 103 or e-mail

Saturday, November 21, 2009
8 pm - 12 Midnight
St. Louis’ most exciting event of the season. You must attend this Young Zoo Friends fundraiser to celebrate the Year of the Gorilla with a jungle theme.
Party features live music, special Zootini-themed cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and live entertainment by CoCo Soul, Soul Alliance, and DJ Andrew Mullins.
Ages 21-and-up only
The Living World (North Entrance on Government Drive)
St. Louis Zoo
Advanced General admission: $35/ Zoo Members, $40/Non-members. Includes (2) drink tickets and hors d'oeuvres. Purchase at the Door (space-permitting), + $5
Advanced VIP admission: $70/ Zoo Members, $75/Non-members. Includes valet parking, 7 p.m. pre-party with open bar and entertainment, (4) drink tickets, hors d'oeuvres and access to VIP lounge during event. Purchase at the Door (space-permitting), + $5
Attire is upscale hip with a jungle splash (but not fur)

Sunday, November 22, 2009
1:00 - 4:00 pm
United Way GenNext Service Projects
1. Delta Gamma Center
1341 N. Rock Hill Road
St. Louis, MO 63124
Volunteers are needed to assist with Delta Gamma's Tree Lot. Work includes preparing the facility for unloading trees and wreaths from trucks, sorting and tagging the trees and wreaths, and/or organizing decorations for distribution.
2. Women's Safe House
Volunteers will assist with fall indoor and outdoor cleaning as well as sort donations for the families staying at the house.
3. Mary Ryder Home
4361 Olive Street
St. Louis, MO 63108
Volunteers are needed to spend time with residents. Activities include playing board games, cards, arts & crafts or simply talking.

Sunday, Nov. 22
8 pm
St. Louis Independent Film Festival Closing-Night Party
The festival concludes with a party at SLIFF’s Host Hotel, the Moonrise. DJ Rob Levy provides music, and SLIFF announces the audience choice and juried-competition awards.
Sponsored by Stella Artois, who is also providing complimentary beverages.
Moonrise Hotel
6177 Delmar Blvd (The Loop)


Tuesday, 24 November 2009
7:00 pm
Thanksgiving Dinner for new Americans
Join i-squared to experience cuisines and cultures from around the world & educate ourselves about the families of the IISTL.
International Institute
3654 S Grand Blvd
St. Louis, MO
i-squared helps refugees and immigrants to independence by teaching English, finding jobs, and providing adjustment services to overcome language and cultural barriers.
More info:

Friday, November 27- 29, 2009
Rock N Roll Craft Show
3-day department store style craft show featuring over 100 crafters as well as musical entertainment.
Fri 11/27: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm VIP Day, 15 entry,
Sat 11/28: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm and Sun 11/29: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm, $3 entry
Third Degree Glass Factory
5200 Delmar Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63108
More info, visit:

Wednesday, November 25, 2009
7:00 -9:00 pm
Thanksgiving Eve Service
An evening filled with music, meditation, inspiration, memorial candle lighting and sharing of gratitude with music by Brad Smith & Tim Mead.
Soul Esteem Center Auditorium
105A Progress ParkwayMaryland Heights, MO 63043
Love Offering Donation accepted

Saturday, November 28
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
MEET THE ARTISTS – Gallery Talks at Art St. Louis Gallery
Artists will be on-hand to discuss their works in the show as well as talk about their work in general.
Featuring Tom Beilmann
Art Saint Louis
555 Washington Avenue, #150
Downtown St. Louis
Free & open to the public

~~~ Ongoing Events ~~~

Now - November 8, 2009
Katherine Dunham: Beyond the Dance Exhibit
Missouri History Museum
Adults: $7; Seniors/Students: $5; Children (6-12): $3; Free on Tuesdays

Now - January 3, 2010
Explores the history of treasure hunting--including sunken pirate plunder, the gold rushes of the Old West, hidden caches or family herilooms in the attic. The entire family will enjoy exploring the science, state-of-the-art technology and mythology of hunting--and protecting--jewels, coins and precious metals in this special exhibition brimming with rare artifacts; family fun; informational videos; and treasure hunting tales from across the globe.!/index2.html
Missouri History Museum
Lindell & DaBalivere Blvd
Forest Park
St. Louis, MO
Admission: $5 for adults; $3 for seniors/students with valid student ID/groups/children older than 13 years of age.
Children 12 and younger enjoy free admission to Treasure! (An adult with paid admission must accompany children.) More info: 314 361-9017.

November 7, 2009 – December 28, 2009
10:00 am -5:00 pm (Mon-Fri)
10:00 am -4:00 pm (Sat)
Art St. Louis XXV, The Exhibition
"Art St. Louis XXV, The Exhibition" features 53 artworks in all media by 46 St. Louis regional artists from Missouri, Illinois and Kentucky. For a complete list of featured artists, sponsors, exhibition highlights, a downloadable invitation, and more , visit here.
Gallery closed Sundays & holidays
Art Saint Louis
555 Washington Avenue, #150
Downtown St. Louis

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