Tuesday, September 1: NORML is organizing people to go to City Hall to send a reform message to the National Drug Czar. They'll be meeting at St. Louis City Hall (1200 Market Street) at 9:30 AM.
Also Tuesday, the 1SKY campaign will be outside Senator McCaskill's 5850 Delmar office demonstrating in support of the American Energy and Security Act but asking the Senator to make the legislation tougher on coal companies. The event is from noon to 1 PM.
Also Tuesday, the St. Louis Beacon and Royale Bar Talk series continues with a discussion of segregated schools from 6 to 7:30 PM. The Royale is located at 3132 S. Kingshighway.
Also Tuesday, the teabag Taliban, bravely defending the status quo on behalf of health insurance executives, will be at the Town and Country Whole Foods at 6 PM for a "buycott" supporting Whole Food's CEO's statement that "health care is not a right." I've heard there will be some counter-protesters there. If you have a creative idea, you should show up and might be able to have some fun and get some media attention.
Also Tuesday, the Repower America Bus Tour will be in St. Louis highlighitng the benefits to Americans of transitioning to a clean jobs economy that will employ millions. The rally will be at the Flo Valley STLCC (3400 Pershall) from 6:30 to 8:30 PM.
Wednesday, Sept. 2, Join Grass Roots Organizing and Health Care For America NOW! at a Health Care Rally at 10:30 AM on the Missouri State Capital Steps in Jefferson City. Call 314-225-606 for more info.
Also Wednesday, there will be a fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association at ARAKA (131 Carondelet Plaza in Clayton) from 3 to 6 PM. There's also an opportunity for free haircuts for people who make a donation, so check it out
Also Wednesday, The local MoveOn.org council is holding a Healthcare Reform Vigil at Tower Grove Park (4256 Magnolia) from 7 to 8 PM. Let's keep the momentum going for Sunday's rally!
Thursday, Sept. 3, Wine Arts Music is hosting a fundraiser for the Art and Cultural Diversity Education Programs at Belas Artes. The fundraiser will be between 6 and 10 PM at Belas Artes, 1854 Russell.
Also Thursday is the September meeting of City Affair at the Trivers Associates Board Room from 7:30 to 8:30 PM. This month's topic of discussion is the proposal to replace part of I-70 with an urban boulevard to better connect the downtown, Arch grounds, and Mississippi.
Friday, Sept. 4, is the opening of SPOKED, an art exhibit dedicated to bicycles. The opening reception at the Soular Art Market (2028 S. 12th Street) is from 7 to 10 PM.
Saturday, Sept. 5, a group will be in Babler State Park for a morning clean-up project from 9 AM to 1 PM. Babler is located at 800 Guy Park Drive in Chesterfield. They'll be working on maintenance and trail pick-up.
Sunday, Sept. 6, and every Sunday, there will be a vigil at St. Francis Xavier Church on Grand and Lindell recognizing the true human costs of war. The vigil is from 7 to 7:30 PM.