Monday, May 31, 2010

St. Louis Activist Events for June 1 - 6

This week's events:

Tuesday, June 1, STL Food Factory will be meeting with people interested in volunteering at Kaldi's (700 Demun) from 10 AM to noon.

Also Tuesday, a group will be gathering outside of Claire McCaskill's office (5840 Delmar) encouraging her to condemn Israel's attack on the Gaza Flotilla from 4 to 6 PM.

Also Tuesday, Will Bike For Food will be making a donut run on bicycles starting at 10 PM at Brookings Hall (the big castle) on the Wash U campus.

Wednesday, June 2, through Friday, June 4, NARAL is having a mailing party from 9 AM to 5 PM at 1210 S Vandeventer.

Also Wednesday, Illinois state legislator Jay Hoffman will be making the case that the midwest has the ability to spark at green revolution at 7 PM at Left Bank Books Downtown (321 North 10th Street).

Also Wednesday, this month's Black and Green Wednesday will discuss the impact of the police state/prison state on ordinary people.

Also Wednesday, there will be a fundraiser for two people seriously injured in a car accident, Kevin and Trenton Payne, from 7:30 to 11:30 PM at the Library in Soulard.

Thursday, June 3, learn about backyard beekeeping at the EarthWays Center from 6:30 to 8 PM.

Also Thursday, this month's City Affair will discuss how online advocacy relates to urbanism from 7:30 to 9 PM at 3301 Meramec.

Friday through Sunday, the movie October Country will be showing at the Webster Film Series at 7:30 PM in the Moore Auditorium.

Saturday, Jun 5, is Opening Day for the North City Farmer's Market (14th St. and St. Louis Ave). The market is open from 9 AM to 1 PM.

Also Saturday, a group will be canvassing to support Barbara Fraser's run for the MO Senate starting at 9 AM at 8420 Delmar Blvd, Ste. LL-9.

Also Saturday, the STL Craft Mafia and the Webster University Environmental Studies Department are hosting the Green With Indie Craft Show from 10 AM to 6 PM at 125 Edgar in Webster Groves.

Also Saturday, OFA is having a National Day of Action to Get out the Vote from 10 AM to 6 PM, meeting at the St. Louis Bread Company at 21 Allen in Webster Groves.

Also Saturday, Jean Ponzi of EarthWays Center will be presenting "Green Living 101" at the Carpenter Branch Library at 11 AM. Call 772-6586 to register.

Also Saturday, from 1 PM on, is the RFT Music Showcase.

Also Saturday, the St. Louis Palestine Solidarity Committee will be meeting at the World Community Center (428 N. Skinker) at 4 PM.

Also Saturday, International Play Ground is performing a play "The World According to Us" based on the true story of area refugess at the Mildred E. Bastien Center for the Performing Arts (5600 Oakland) from 6 to 8 PM.

Sunday, June 6, The Suzy Esstman Walk on Sunshine at Queeny Park (550 Weidman Rd in Manchester) from 10 AM to 1 PM will be raising money for brain tumor research.

Also Sunday, there will be an LGBT Family Picnic from noon to 4 PM at the Kirkwood Park Scout Paviliion (West Adams and Geyer Road in Kirkwood).

Monday, June 7, Colin Beaven, author of No Impact Man, will be at the Schlafly Branch Library at 7 PM to discuss his book.
Also Sunday, you can do a wagon tour of the Shaw Nature Reserve at 1 PM.

Also Sunday, Mic the People at Off Broadway will be raising money for Play it Forward from 2 to 6 PM.

Also Sunday, and every Sunday, there will be a vigil for peace at the corner of Lindell and Grand at 7 PM.

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