Sunday, June 20, 2010

St. Louis Activist Events for June 21-28

This week's events:

Monday, June 21, there will be a Get Out the Vote canvass for Organizing for America from 5:30 to 8:30 (meet up at the St. Louis Bread Company at 21 Allen in Webster Groves).

Tuesday, June 22, Green Drinks, an opportunity to network with folks who care about the environment, will be at 6 PM at Bowood Farms (4605 Olive St.).

Also Tuesday, Amnesty International of St. Louis City is holding their monthly letter-writing meeting from 7 to 8:30 PM at the Hartford Coffee Company (3974 Hartford).

Wednesday, June 23, NARAL will kick off a phone bank for state senate candidate Joe Keaveny at 1 PM at 1210 Vandeventer.

Also Wednesday, there will phone banking for Genise Montecillo and Russ Carnahan from 5:30 to 8:30 PM at 7000 S. Chippewa.

Also Wednesday, there will be a fundraiser for the St. Louis Food Factory at Buffalo Wild Wings in St. Charles (1465 Bass Pro Drive) from 7 to 9 PM.

Thursday, June 24, the 27 Dresses Benefit at the Melting Pot (6683 Delmar) at 5:30 PM will raise money for Connect With. Wear an old bridesmaid dress or a tux to get a discount.

Also Thursday, there will be a reception and fundraiser for State Representative candidate Jim Stoufer from 6 to 8 PM at the Claycomo Community Building.

Friday and Saturday, the movie Reel Injun at the Webster Film Series examines Hollywood conceptions of Native people over the past 100 years.

Friday, June 25, there will be a Stray Rescue Volunteer Happy Hour from 4 to 8 PM at Luvy Duvy's Cafe (2321 Arsenal).

Also Friday, the New Belgium Brewing Company's Clips of Faith Beer and Film Tour will raise money for Trailnet from 7 to 10 PM at the Soulard Market plaza.

Also Friday, there will be a Pride Comedy Show with Dieta Pepsi and Trish Busch at Nancy's Place (4510 Manchester) from 8 to 10 PM.

Also Friday, there will be a Pride Party from 8 PM on at 214 Springer Avenue (I think in Edwardsville).

Saturday and Sunday, it's Pride Fest 2010! Get the full information on two days of events here.

Saturday, June 26, as part of Pride Fest, the Pride 5K will kick off at 8 AM at Lafayette Park.

Also Saturday, there's a Mud Run to benefit the National MS Society starting at Harrah's (777 Casino Center Drive in Maryland Heights) at 8 AM.

Also Saturday, there will be a Vegan Meetup and Bake Sale from 8:30 to 12:30 at the Tower Grove Farmer's Market.

Also Saturday, join in the Morganford Pet Parade from 10 AM to 4 PM to find pet friendly businesses and local vendors.

Also Saturday, Hands Across the Sand St. Louis at the Arch (50 Leonor K. Sullivan Blvd.) from 11 AM to 12:30 is part of an international movement of people working for the protection of coastal economies, oceans, and marine wildlife.

Also Saturday, there will be a Golf Tournament to benefit Project COPE at the Normandie Golf Club from 11:30 AM to 6 PM.

Also Saturday, Naral will be canvassing for Jeanne Kirkton starting at noon.

Also Saturday, there will be a rally in support of seizing BP in front of Senator McCaskill's office (5850 Delmar) starting at 1 PM.

Sunday, June 27 is the Pride Parade! Many groups are marching in the parade including Women's Voices Raised for Social Justice, NARAL, and PRIZM.

Also Sunday, NARAL is holding their annual meeting followed by a wine tasting from 2:30 to 5:30 PM at the Map Room (1901 Withnell Avenue).

Also Sunday, you can gather in the garden with the shareholders of Justice and Peace Shares from 4:30 to 6:30 Pm at McGurks (12th and Russell) .

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

Monday, June 28, there will be an OFA Get Out the Vote Canvass in Webster Groves starting at 5:30 PM.

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