By Sandra Olmsted
While some highly anticipated films are opening in time for the Thanksgiving weekend, many more are slated for later in December. Here’s a heads up on what’s in theaters for those who will avoid shopping or have it done, and what’s coming out later in the holiday season.
Friday, Nov. 28
Project Hands at St. Catherine Retirement Community, 3350 St. Catherine St. at 2 p.m. Volunteers needed to knit, crochet and quilt for various children’s organizations on the last Friday of every month. RSVP by calling 838-3877.
U.S. military and veterans will receive special honor at “I’ll Be Home For Christmas,” coming to the Robert G. Reim theatre at 111 S. Geyer Rd in Kirkwood.
Featuring the powerhouse vocals of sisters Gracie & Lacy, this show will bring your memories of Christmas past to life through harmony, tap dance, comedy and vivid retro costuming. Active and retired servicemen and women will be recognized during the show as well as audience members who have served in the US Armed Forces.
The Missouri Botanical Garden has announced plans for an expanded “Garden Glow 2014,” the Garden’s second annual winter light exhibit. Visitors will have the opportunity to stroll through the Garden at night surrounded by a spectacle of unique light installations. The exhibit will open Saturday, Nov. 22, and run through Saturday, Jan. 3.
Ecumenical Thanksgiving Dinner is a Local Tradition
North Council has always been a town that does all it can to take care of its own. It’s a town of compassion, of unity, and of joyful celebrations. Thus, it’s not surprising that Florissant is home to two not-for-profit organizations that really speak the meaning of Thanksgiving and the holidays
Holiday Events Still Set to Go
While all eyes and ears were focused on the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown shooting and the riots that followed Monday night, some annual holiday season events might seem in jeopardy.