This week's events:
Monday, May 24, there will be a panel discussion of converting algae to biofuel at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center from 9:30 AM to 11 AM.
Also Monday, as part of Elder Americans Month, there will be a free screening of An Age For Justice, about the abuse, neglect, or abandonment some elders have experienced, followed by an expert panel. The event is from 6 to 8 PM at Tower Grove Manor (2710 S. Grand).
Also Monday, there will be a Pride St. Louis community meet-up at 7 PM at Just Johns (4112 Manchester Ave).
Also Monday, there will be a planning meeting for the World Nake Bike Ride at 7 PM at Mokabes (Grand and Arsenal).
Tuesday, May 25, the Stray Rescue Volunteer Monthly Happy Hour will be from 4 to 8 PM at the Bleeding Deacon (4123 Chipewa).
Also Tuesday, State Auditor Susan Montee will be in town for a reception for Vicki Englund's re-election bid from 6 to 8 PM at the Genesis Banquet Center (2651 Telegraph).
Also Tuesday, Amnesty International of St. Louis City will have their monthly letter writing meeting at 7 PM at Hartford Coffee Company (3974 Hartford).
Wednesday, May 26, there will be a meeting for volunteers interested in helping out at the weekend book sale for the Second Chapter Life Center this weekend. The meeting will be from 7 to 8:30 at the First Congregational Church of Webster Groves (10 W. Lockwood Ave).
Also Wednesday, check out the "Beep Beep Bling Bling" fundraiser for the Community Arts and Media Project from 9 to 11 PM at 3026 Cherokee with Kate from KDHX.
Thursday, May 27, the Young Nonprofit Professional Netowork Happy Hour will be at Nellie Glenns (6109 Gravois) from 5:30 to 8 PM.
Also Thursday, the Bonhomme Township Democratic Club will be having a State Senate (District 24) Candidate Forum with Barbara Fraser and Sam Page at 7 PM at 111 S. Geyer Rd in Kirkwood. Please RSVP to Jean at 984-9580.
Also Thursday, the movie Unnatural Causes: In Sickness and in Wealth showing at the MO History Museum (Lindell and De Baliviere) at 7 PM explores the relation between health and class and racial inequalities.
Also Thursday, the movie Precious is showing at the Webster Film Series (470 E. Lockwood) from 7:30 to 9:30 PM.
Friday through Monday is the African Arts Festival in Forest Park. Get the full schedule and details here.
Saturday through Monday, there will be a fundraiser and book signing to benefit the Second Life Chapter Center, a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for individuals with special needs and their families, at the Book House (9719 Manchester). The author of Wendy on Wheels, Angela Ruzicka, will be there signing books on Saturday from noon to 3 PM, and the hours are Saturday 10:30 AM to 7 PM, Sunday noon to 6 PM, and Monday 10:30 to 7 PM.
Sunday, May 30, and every Sunday, there's a vigil for peace at the corner of Grand and Lindell at 7 PM.
Next Monday, May 31, St. Louis Symphony Orchistra will be holding the 38th annual Gypsy Caravan flea market supporting the SLSO. The event will be held at University of Missouri St. Louis near the UMSL North Metrolink Station inside Lot E. The event is from 7 am to 5 pm, rain or shine. Admission is $20 from 7 am to 9 am, $5 from 9 am to 5 pm. For more info go to http://www.slso.org/gypsycaravan/
May 23, 2010 7:46 PM (via Bushido Hacks in the comments)
Also next Monday (May 31st), there will be a super-fun evening with the group: "Think Outside the Bomb." Through Music, poetry, puppetry, and other savvy manners of pursuaision and edification, a group of young people, who have been traveling across the country, will join St Louis to help educate us about an expanding US Nuclear Weapons complex and remind us why we should all care and what we can do about it! This fun event will be at Black Bear Bakery, 2639 Cherokee St.
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