This week's events:
All week long is Sexual Assault Awareness week at Washington University. Get the full schedule here.
It's also Autism Awareness Week, so check out that schedule as well!
Tuesday, April 13, join Take Back the Night at 6:30 in the Brookings Quad at Wash U for a night of events.
Wednesday, April 14, there will be a Diversity Arts Happy Hour at Bar Italia (13 Maryland Plaza) from 5 to 8 PM.
Also Wednesday, Webster University will host Pizza and Politics with Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro. The event will be from 6 to 7:30 PM in the Sunnen Lounge.
Also Wednesday, Mark Hanis of the Genocide Intervention Network will be speaking from 7 to 9 PM at Busch Hall on the Wash U campus.
Also Wednesday, the Gateway Greens will be meeting at 7 PM at CAMP.
Thursday, April 15, if you shop at Whole Foods, today would be a good day to do so, because 5% of the profits go to the Foster and Adoptive Care Coalition.
Also Thursday, several local peace groups will be holding a tax day action, passing out literature about the amount of money spent on war, at the Post Office on 18th and Market from 11:30 to 1:30.
Also Thursday, there will be a march for housing starting at Kiener Plaza at 2 PM.
Also Thursday, there will be a talk on Development, Community Health, and Anthropology in Rural Guatemala from 4 to 5:30 in McMillan 149 on the Wash U campus.
Also Thursday, Transhaven is holding a launch party for their Missouri Website from 5:30 to 8:30 at Just Johns.
Also Thursday, the YWCA "So Reel" Racial Justice series will be discussing Mental Illness: Taking Away the Stigma from 5:30 to 7:30 at 2711 Locust.
Also Thursday, there will be a Rock for the Cause fundraiser for UMSL's Race for the Cure, from 6:45-9:45 at the MSC Pilot House.
Thursday is also the last day to sign up for the Missorians Against the Death Penalty Banquet on April 24. Find out more here.
Friday and Saturday, the Multi-Media Extravaganza ALICE based on the Alice in Wonderland Series will be at the Koken Art Factory.
Friday, April 16, there will be a benefit for a family who lost everything in a fire, including their ten year old child Tegan Ledbetter. The event will start at 6 PM at the Nights of Columbus Hall.
Also Friday, there will be a Sparkle Rainbow Sunshine Jamboree raising money for medical bills at Off Broadway (2509 Lemp) from 7 PM to 1 AM.
Also Friday, there will be a birthday party for Alderman Shane Cohn at Grbic's Restaurant (4071 Keokuk) from 7 to 11 PM.
Saturday and Sunday, the Grand South Grand House and Garden Tour will showcase architectural and personal styles of "grand living" in five different neighborhoods. 11 AM to 5 PM on both days.
Saturday, April 17, the Rehabber's Club will be touring Bell Garden and Gateway Greening (3871 Bell Ave.) at 9:30 AM.
Also Saturday, there will be a Community Resource and Health Fair from 10 AM to 2 PM at 1919 S. Broadway.
Also Saturday, check out Deb's Great Race from 3 to 7 PM at 1133 Colonnade Center.
Also Saturday, Relay for Life at SLU will be having their annual event at Robert Herman Stadium starting at 6 PM.
Also Saturday, check out International Night, raising money for Habitat for Humanity and Kids Against Hunger, from 6:30 to 9 PM at St. Charles High School.
Also Saturday, No Jack's Bar and Grill in Smithton, IL is having a Scavenger Hunt for a Cure starting at 6:30 PM.
Also Saturday is the Metro East Pride Trivia Night from 7 to 10 PM at 301 Service Street in Swansea, IL.
Sunday, April 18, there will be an Open Allies Workshop from 1 to 4 PM at the Wash U Campus.
Also Sunday, check out Food Outreach's A Tasteful Affair 22 at the Khorassan Ballroom in Chase Park Plaza (212 N. Kingshighway) from 1 to 5 PM.
Also Saturday, the Third Annual Community Against Poverty Volunteer Fair will be from 3 to 5 PM at Mallinckrodt Center at Wash U (6445 Forsyth) from 3 to 5 PM.
Also Sunday, there will be a fundraiser for Nurses for Newborns from 5 to 10:30 PM at the Frontenac Hilton.
Also Sunday, the Faith Aloud 2010 Awards Banquet will be from 6 to 9 PM at the Viking Conference Center, 10709 Watson Rd.
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