Monday, May 3, 2010

St. Louis Activist Events for May 3 - 9

This week's events:

All this week, check out the great events at the Chautauqua Art Lab .

Also all this week, there's a free special exhibit on Darwin at the St. Louis Science Center.

Monday, May 3, until 8:30 PM, buy a cupcake at The Cupcakery in the CWE (28 Maryland) and 10 % of the proceeds will go to SCOSAG.

Also Monday, stop by Homo Bingo at Just John's (4112) from 9 to midnight to catch Dieta Pepsi and help raise money for the Show Me Marriage Equality Bus.

Tuesday, May 4, at noon, a group of activists will be delivering a petition to Senator Kit Bond's Clayton office at noon demanding Wall Street Reform.

Also Tuesday, at 4:30 in the Hotchner Theater (in Mallinckrodt on the Wash U campus), there will be a performance of "HARTS: Haiti+ Arts" to raise awareness of Haiti.

Also Tuesday, there will be a workshop on biking in St. Louis at Big Shark (6176 Delmar) at 6:30 PM.

Wednesday, May 5, there will be a press conference for Rev. Elston McCowan, responding to the allegations of the St. Louis Tea Party about last year's August 6 townhall.

Also Wednesday, there will be a St. Louis Bloggers Roundtable about the built environment from 7 to 8:30 PM at 1310 S. 18th Street.

Thursday, May 6, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom is hosting a forum on Strategies for Israeli-Palestinian Peace: What Can I Do? at 6:30 PM at the University City Library.

Also Thursday, author Anna Quindlen will be speaking about her new book at Maryville University at 7 PM.

Also Thursday, three civil rights activists will be speaking at Central Reform Congregation (5020 Waterman) at 7:30 in a discussion titled: We Had Speakers, They Had Guns.

Thursday through Sunday, check out the Laramie Project, based on 200 interviews in the town where Matthew Shepard was killed, at 1964 Prarie Dell Road in Union MO.

Friday, May 7, join unionized workers from the closing President's Casino for a rally as they get ready for Community Responsibility Negotiations in their struggle to receive transfer rights or priority hiring at the company's other St. Louis locations. 9 AM at the President Casino.

Also Friday, Left Bank Books (399 N. Euclid) is hosting the Immediacy Theatre Project soloLab at 8 PM.

Saturday, May 8, from 8 to 11 AM there will be a Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser for MO 66 candidate Genise Montecillo at the International Association of Firefighters Hall (4271 Delor).

Also Saturday, Beyond Housing is organizing volunteers for home improvement projects on Pagedale from 8:30 AM to 2 PM.

Also Saturday, the 18th Annual Hershel Walker Peace and Justice Awards Breakfast will be from 9:30 to 11:30 AM at CWA Local 6300 (2258 Grisson Dr.).

Also Saturday, there will be a Camp OFA training from 10 AM to 3 PM at 5600 Oakland Avenue.

Also Saturday, there will be a tour of Old North St. Louis from 10 AM to 4 PM starting at St. Louis Avenue and N. 14th.

Also Saturday there will be a street market at the corner of N. Grand and Page from 11 AM to 3 PM.

Also Saturday, check out the Cinco de Mayo events on Cherokee.

Also Saturday, as part of the Cinco de Mayo events, check out the People's Joy Parade will be kicking off at 1:11 PM .

Also Saturday, Missouri Coalition for the Environment is leading a hike at Keifer Creek in Castlewood State Park from 1 to 3 PM.

Saturday is also World Fair Trade Day and St. Louis will be celebrating with a big festival at the Third Degree Glass Factory (5200 Delmar) from 3 to 9 PM.

Sunday, May 9, you can purchase crafty supplies at the Upcycle Exchange Finder's Hive (3022A Cherokee) from noon to 4 PM.

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

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

1 comment:

  1. The St. Louis Hispanic Festival Cinco De Mayo Village at the Valley of Flowers in Florissant at the James J. Eagan Civic Center on Friday and Saturday from 10 AM to 10 PM in Florissant. Details at

    I just wanted to mention that.