Sunday, January 17, 2010

St. Louis Activist Events for Jan 18-24

UPDATE: The Riverfront Times has a great list of events raising money for Haiti going on every night of the week.

Monday, Jan. 18, for a list of the many events and volunteer opportunities going on for MLK Day, including a fundraiser for Haiti, click here.

Also Monday, Organizing For America will be phone banking for Massachusetts Senate candidate Martha Coakley, who needs to win in order for health care reform to pass, starting at 4 PM at their office on California and Cherokee.  There will also be GOTV for Coakley at the St. Charles Democratic headquarters.

Tuesday, Jan. 19, Frank Lorberbaum, a St. Louis environmental leader, will be sharing what he learned at the Copenhagen summit at the Webster University Library Conference Room (101 Edgar Rd) from noon to 1:20 PM.  The event is sponsored by the Webster Earth Alliance.

Also Tuesday, the Workers International League is hosting Health Care: A Right, Not a Privilege from 6 to 8 PM at the Carpenter Library (3309 S. Grand).

Wednesday, Jan. 20, The Covenant House will host the Jewish Community MLK Celebration from noon to 1 PM.  They are asking people to bring canned food donations.

Also Wednesday, the Holden Public Policy Forum is hosting a watch party for Jay Nixon's State of the State Address from 6:30 to 8 PM in the Sunnen Lounge of Webster University Center.

Also Wednesday, the International Institute of St. Louis (3654 S. Grand) is hosting Immigration 101 from 7 to 8:30 PM.

Also Wednesday, the Atomic Cowboy (4140 Manchester)is hosting a benefit for Haiti from 8:30 PM to 3 AM.

Thusday, Jan 21, the Human Rights Campaign is holding a meeting for anyone interested in helping to plan their Gala Dinner from 7 to 8 PM at Coldwell Banker, 4320 Hampton. 

Friday, Jan. 22, the Freedom of Choice Council is hosting a reception for the 37th Anniversary of Roe vs. Wade at The Wine Press (4436 Olive) from 5:30 to 7:30 PM.

Also Friday, Tippin for a Cause at Bar 5 (4127 Manchester) from 6:30 to 9 raises money for the developmentally disabled clients of JESS.  

Also Friday, the Karen House Catholic Worker (1840 Hogan) will be hosting a discussion on Putting a Human Face on the Economy: A Discussion on Distributism at 7 PM.

Also Friday, there will be a JamFest for Haiti Benefit Concert at the Billiken Club at SLU from 8 to 11 PM. 

Also Friday, the Gramophone(4243 Manchester) will also be hosting a benefit for Haiti from 8 PM to 3 AM. 

Also Friday, the PROMO Winter Comedy Night features Kate Clinton at the 560 Music Building (560 Trinity in U-City) from 8:30 to 10:30.

Saturday, January 23, The Society of Black Student Social Workers at Washington University are hosting a "Financial Freedom Seminar: Tying Loose Ends-Becoming Financially Secure" from 8 AM to 3 PM.

Also Saturday is the Hope Summit, a meeting of people who support stem cell research, from 8 AM to 8 PM at the Sheraton St. Louis City Hotel (400 S. 14th St.).

Also Saturday will be a Free Tax Seminar for Same-Sex Couples at St. John's Parrish Hall (3664 Arsenal) from 11 AM to 1 PM.

Also Saturday is a going away party for Michael McPhearson, longtime executive director of Veterans for Peace, at Legacy Cafe (5429 Delmar) from 6:30 to 9:30 PM.

Sunday, January 24, the St. Louis Vegan Network is having Brunch at the Black Bear Bakery(2639 Cherokee) from 11 AM to 1 PM.

Also Sunday, there will be a Haiti Relief Potluck at 4547 Gibson Ave. from 6 to 11 PM.

Also Sunday, there will be an informational meeting for students interested in working to help pass the April 6 ballot initiative to fund public transit in St. Louis from 7 PM to 9 PM at the Danforth University Center on the Wash U campus.  

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