Tuesday, May 11, 2010

St. Louis Activist Events for May 11-16

This week's events:

All this week, Washington University is encouraging students moving for the summer to donate unwanted supplies to a good cause.

Tuesday, May 11, Amnesty International is having a press conference to issue a report about the case of Reggie Clemons, a St. Louis man currently on death row.

Also Tuesday, volunteer organization Fuel is having a Happy Hour at SubZero Vodka Bar (308 N. Euclid) from 6 to 7:30 PM.

Also Tuesday, Amnesty International of St. Louis City will be having their monthly letter-writing meeting at Bethyl Lutheran (7001 Forsyth) Church at 7 PM.

Also Tuesday, the film Nuclear Tipping Point will be showing at the Schlafly Tap Room (2100 Locust) at 8 PM. Sponsored by Veterans for Peace.

Also Tuesday is the last Open Mic Co-op Cafe of the semester at the Wash U Co-op, starting at 8:30 PM.

Wednesday, May 12, check out No Longer Just Black or White: The New Face of Diversity in the Workplace at the Old Post Office (815 Olive St.) from 5 to 7 PM.

Also Wednesday, the Urban League Young Professionals are having their general meeting from 6 to 8 PM at the US Bank Amphitheater (1 US Bank Plaza).

Also Wednesday, there will be a rally to prevent the dismantling of the art department at Berkely McCluer South High School at 1005 Waterford Drive from 6:45 to 9 PM.

Also Wednesday, this month's Schlafly Neighborhood Tour will be headed to the Central West End, starting at 7 PM.

Thursday, May 13, local Casa Gallardos will be donating 25% of total food sales to Food Outreach from 11 AM to 10 PM.

Also Thursday, Focus St. Louis is hosting a What's Right with the Region award ceremony from 5:30 to 8 PM at the Sheldon (3648 Washington).

Also Thursday, there will be a panel presentation on the death penalty from 7:30 to 9:30 at Christ Church Cathedral (1210 Locust).

Friday, May 14, the St. Louis Socialites and the Young Democrats of Greater St. Louis will be charity bowling for Child Hunger Ends Here from 5 to 7 PM at PinUp Bowl on Delmar.

Also Friday, the Quaker Meeting House (1001 Park Avenue) will be hosting Made in Palestine, a commemoration of the expulsions and flight of Palestinians from their towns and villages, from 7 to 9 PM.

Saturday, May 15, Connect With... is having a day of service activities from 9 AM to 5 PM.

Also Saturday, Metropolis St. Louis is holding a Race Around the Lou from 10:30 to 1:30.

Also Saturday, there will be a Coffee Party meeting from noon to 2 PM at The Red Apple (132 W. MacArthur Driver, Cottage Hills, IL).

Also Saturday, Project COPE is sponsoring a Vegetable Garden Planting Party from 1 to 6 PM at 3529 Marcus.

Also Saturday, check out the amazing Transformation Sites organized by the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts from 3 to 7 PM. Go here for more info including a video.

Also Saturday, there are several Trivia Night opportunities to donate to a good cause. Trivia Nigh to benefit the Shalom House will be from 6 to 10 PM at Crestwood Elk's Lodge (10621 Guer . The Foster and Adoptive Care Coalition Trivia Night will be at 9245 Whitecliff Park Lane in Sappington, MO starting at 6:30. Trivia Night for Clare McHugh, suffering from Dandy-Walker Syndrome, will be at the Electricians Hall (5735 Elizabeth) starting at 7 PM. And there will be a TNT Trivia Throwdown raising mone for Leukemia and Lymphoma starting at 7 PM at Bar 5 (4127 Manchester).

Sunday, May 16, Harvey Milk Week kicks off in St. Louis! Check out the full schedule! A couple of the first events are the St. Louis Queer History Tour starting in the CWE from 1 to 3 PM and the Great Global Kiss-In at 3 PM at Citygarden.

Also Sunday, Food Not Bombs will be cooking and distributing food from 1 to 4 PM at 5020 Waterman.

Sunday, May 16, and every Sunday, there will be a vigil for peace at the corner of Grand and Lindell at 7 PM.

Special Monday May 17 sneak-peak: Make sure to check out Beyond the Motor City at the Tivoli (6350 Delmar) at 7 PM.

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