Monday, September 13, 2010

St. Louis Activist Events for Sept. 14-19

Tuesday, Sept. 14, there will be a blood drive at Washington University from 9 AM to 9 PM at various locations.

Also Tuesday, from 11 AM to 11 PM, dine at Katie's Pizza (6611 Clayton) to help raise money for NEST, non-profit organization that gives scholorships and loans to impoverished woman around the world to start their own businesses and help their community.

Also Tuesday is the grand opening of the new Social Justice Center in Umrath Hall at Washington University from 5 PM to 9 PM.

Also Tuesday, FUEL is having a Happy Hour at the Highlands Golf and Tennis Center (5163 Clayton) from 6 to 9 PM.

Also Tuesday is the kickoff for the Proposition B Campaign to End Puppy Mill Cruelty from 6 to 8 PM at the Humane Society of Missouri (1201 Macklind Ave). Humane Society President Wayne Pacelle will be in attendance.

Wednesday, Sept. 15, there's a national Hispanic Month lunch at SLU (Griesedieck Hall) from 11 AM to 2 PM.

Also Wednesday, there's a open forum to discuss the progress that's been made on Project Safe Harbor, St. Louis' first LGBTQ Youth Safe House, at the Light of Love Fellowship (2206 South Vandeventer), from 6 to 8 PM.

Also Wednesday, Republican Ed Martin will be participating in the Bob Holden Forum at the Sunen Lounge of Webster University from 6 to 7:30 PM. You should go and ask him some tough questions about his ethically-challenged past.

Also Wednesday, SAGE Metro St. Louis will be holding an event in conjunction with its Care and Prepare series for aging members of the LGBT community at the Tower Grove Manor Retirement Community (2710 South Grand Blvd).

Also Wednesday, author Willian Upski Wimsatt will be speaking at the Regional Arts Comission (6128 Delmar) about his book Please Don't Bomb the Suburbs from 7 to 10 PM.

Also Wednesday, Corey Ciocchetti will be speaking about “authentic success” and living an ethical life at Graham Chapel at Washington University at 7 PM.

Also Wednesday, Gyo Obata of HOK will be speaking about his new book on architecture at 7 PM at Left Bank Books (399 N. Euclid).

Thursday, September 16, 5% of purchases at Whole Foods (Brentwood or Town and Country) will go to Earthways Center.

Also Thursday, there will be a Nicaragua Folklore Dance Ensemble performing at the Carpenter Branch Library (3309 S. Grand) from 3 to 5 PM, Learn about the incredible story of Women in Action, and how their projects are improving lives in their community, through music and dance, a video showing, storytelling, and a gourd art exhibit.

Also Thursday, there will be a documentary and Panel Discussion on nonviolence "From Selma to Soweto" at the YWCA, Phillis Wheatley Branch (2711 Locust St.) from 5:30 to 8:30 PM.

Also Thursday, the Wash U Pride Alliance is having a BBQ(ueer) from 6 to 7 PM.

Also Thursday, Drinking Liberally will be at the Premium Lounge (4199 Manchester) from 6:30 to 10 PM).

Also Thursday, there will be a fundraiser for Pakistani flood victims from 7 to 9 PM at Mazara (7923 Forsyth).

Also Thursday, there are "tryouts" for Spotlight on Youth from 9 to 10 PM at the Campus Y.

Friday, Sept. 17, Rock Out To Knock Out Leukemia and Lymphoma at the South Broadway Athletic Club (2301 South 7th Street) from 7 to midnight.

Also Friday, there will be a rush hour protest of marijuana laws from 4 to 5:30 PM at the corner of Lindell and Skinker by St. Louis NORML.

Saturday, Sept. 18, there will be a run/walk to raise money for Community Health in Partnership Services from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM at 2431 North Grand.

Also Saturday, there will be a protest of Pampered Pets, who get their puppies from puppy mills, from 11 AM to noon outside the St. Clair Square Mall in Fairview Heights, IL (at the corner of Lincoln Trail (Hwy 50) and Illinois St. (Hwy 159).

Also Saturday is Out at the Ballpark Day with Pride St. Louis for the 3 PM game.

Also Saturday, there will be a PBR Downtown Bike Tour that benefits Bike Works starting at the Tin CAN Tavern & Grille (
1907 Locust Street) at 3:30 PM.

Sunday, September 19, is the next installment of St. Louis Open Streets, where streets are made car-free from 8 AM to 1 PM.

Also Sunday, there will be a chance to meet local Democratic candidates at the Old Tyme Family Picnic at Orchard Park in St. Clair, Missouri from 12:30 to 4:30 PM.

Also Sunday, there will be a info session on tutoriing with City Faces at the Danforth University Center (Tisch Commons) at Washington University from 3 to 4 PM.

Also Sunday, there will be an Afternoon Garden Party put on by the LGBT Center of St. Louis at the William A. Kerr Foundation Building (21 O'Fallon Street) from 4 to 7 PM.

Also Sunday, BBs Jazz Blues and Soups is hosting Guitars for Vets, a fundraiser for ailing and injured veterans, starting at 4 PM. Sponsored by Veterans for Peace and the St. Louis Veterans Consortium.

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

Also Sunday, the Third Act Theatre Company presents The War Channel, a satire on war and the media, at 7:30 PM at Maya Café (2726 Sutton Blvd. in Maplewood).

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