Monday, September 27, 2010

St. Louis Activist Events for Sept. 27 - Oct 3

This week's event:

Monday, Sept. 27, Pride St. Louis is having a Community Meet-Up at 7 PM at the Atomic Cowboy (4140 Manchester).

Also Monday, the Schlafly Bottleworks will host a screening of the movie Grown in Detroit from 7:30 to 9 PM.

Tuesday, Sept. 28, there will be a hearing to discuss the terrible idea of building a casino on pristine non-commercially navigable land along the Mississippi River from 9 AM to 2 PM at the Renaissance Airport Hotel (9801 Natural Bridge Rd.).

Also Tuesday, the Southern Illinois University Women's Studies Department is hosting Narratives of Survival and Resistance from 9:30 to 11 AM at Peck Hall 0309.

Also Tuesday, NARAL will be canvassing for Barbara Fraser from 5 to 8 PM, starting at 8420 Delmar.

Also Tuesday, a group is launching the Campaign for a Mass Party of Labor from 6 to 8 PM at the Carpenter Library (3301 South Grand Avenue).

Also Tuesday, 30 Mosques 30 States, shown at the Sunnen Lounge at Webster at 7 PM, chronicles the journey of Aman Ali and Bassam Tariq as they travel to different mosques across the U.S.

Wednesday, Sept. 29, There will be a fundraiser for Donna Baringer for 16th Ward alderwoman from 5:30 to 7 PM at Johnny Gitmos (6997 Chippewa).

Also Wednesday, Young Friends of Kids with Cancer are having a Happy Hour at McGurk's Irish Pub in Soulard from 6 to 8 PM.

Also Wednesday, the documentary No Tomorrow about the death penalty will be showing at the Missouri History Museum at 6:30 PM.

Also Wednesday, Students United for Africa will be showing the film Invisible Children at the Kelly Auditorium at SLU from 6:30 to 8 PM.

Also Wednesday, Active Citizen 360 is hosting an evening with Pulitzer Journalists Sean Gallagher and Peter Sawyer at Nerince Hall High School (530 E. Lockwood) from 7 to 8:30 PM.

Also Wednesday, Pulitzer and Tony Award winning Proof will be at the Heagney Theatre (530 East Lockwood) at 7:30 PM.

Thursday, Sept. 30, there will be a farmer's market at Washington University from 11:30 AM to 1 PM.

Also Thursday, from 6:30 to 8:30 PM, the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts is hosting a Banned Books reading from 6:30 to 8:30 PM.

Friday through Saturday, check out the Stop Ignoring 2010 Weekend of Action to fight the corporate culture that threatens the earth and all of our people.

Also Friday, a pretty intense fundraiser for the special Olympics: people will be repelling down the side of the Lumiere starting at 9 AM to raise money for the event. More details here.

Friday, Oct 1, there's a Rally for Real Climate Solutions from 5:30 to 6:30 PM at Bowles Plaza at Washington University. This is part of the Real Climate Solutions weekend of action. Following the event, there will be a March for a Just Future.

Also Friday, the Catholic Action Network will host Theology on Cask at the Schlafly Tap Room (1901 Withnell) from 6 to 7:30 PM.

Also Friday is the Third Annual Metrolink Prom. The event will start at 7:30 Pm at the Convention Center Station Westbound Platform.

Also Friday, Glitterbomb is hosting a fundraiser for Project Safe Harbor from 10 PM to 3 AM at the Complex (3315 Chouteau).

Saturday, Oct. 2, join peace, labor, environmental and other groups traveling to Washington D.C. to call for a progressive future at the One Nation Rally.

Also Saturday, Robyn Montague will be prowling in support of Trans Youth from 10 AM to 11 PM.

Also Saturday, the St. Louis Walk for Farm Animals to Benefit Farm Sanctuary will be from 10 AM to 1 PM at Tower Grove Park.

Also Saturday, there will be a counter-protest to the Fred Phelps crazy family at Busch Stadium at 11 PM.

Also Saturday, the amazing Beehive Design Collective will be presenting The Treu Cost of Coal at January Hall room 110 from 1 to 3 PM as part of the Climate Solutions weekend of action.

Also Saturday, check out the closing reception for Seeing Green: An Exhibition about Sustainability at the ArtD Gallery from 2 to 4 PM.

Also Saturday, Jeff Hardin is hosting a Fundraiser Concert for Citizens for Community Improvement from 7 to 10 PM at 531 North Taylor (at Washington).

Also Saturday, the much acclaimed movie Gasland will be screened at Wilson 214 on the Washington University campus from 8 to 10 PM as part of the Real Climate Solutions Forum.

Sunday, Oct. 3, Naral is putting boots on the ground for Jeanne Kirkton from 9 AM to 10 AM.

Also Sunday, have brunch with progressive rock star candidate Barbara Frasier from 10 to 11:30 AM at 8420 Delmar.

Also Sunday, there's will be ongoing St. Francis Day Pet Blessings at St. John's Episcopal Church (3664 Arsenal) from 5 PM to 11:30.


  1. Walk for Farm Animals starts at 10:00 am. :) Thanks for listing it!

  2. OK, made the change. Thanks for the correction Lisa!