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Friday, June 6
Steak Night at Florissant Valley VFW Post 4105, 410 St. Francois, from 4 – 7 p.m. All profits go to support Veterans. 314-831-6121
Build Your Own Burger Bar at The Bridge at Florissant, 1101 Garden Plaza Dr. Bring a friend and enjoy building your burgers together starting at 11:30 a.m. Free. RSVP to 314-831-0988. Continues every Friday in June.
A volunteer training session to teach adult volunteers how to serve as horse leaders and side-walkers for toddlers to teenagers with disabilities will be held : Friday, May 30, 2014, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Jamestown New Horizons, a not-for-profit therapeutic horseback riding center at 15350 Old Jamestown Road (one-half mile north of the Jamestown Mall).
Volunteer registration forms may be downloaded at www.jnh-goneriding.org. Come join the fun!
The Alton Visitor Center is now an official MetroTix outlet for people wanting to purchase tickets to one of the city-sponsored concerts this summer at Liberty Bank Alton Amphitheater.
General admission and VIP tickets can be purchased with cash or credit card at the Alton Visitor Center during regular hours seven days a week. By purchasing a ticket in person at the Alton Visitor Center, the convenience fee, which ranges from $4 – $5, will be waived. The Visitor Center is open Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. It is located at 200 Piasa St. in Alton.
Thursday, May 15
Hospitalization & Dementia: Caring Partnerships at Northwest HealthCare Community Room, 1225 Graham Rd. from 5:30 – 7 p.m. Christian Hospital it teaming up with the Alzheimer’s Association to present this educational program that helps prepare people caring for a loved one with dementia for a hospital stay. Light refreshments served. Program is free, but registration is requested. Call 314-757-9335 to register; seating is limited.
May is Asthma Awareness Month. A health education coordinator with the St. Louis County Health department set up a table and took questions from students and staff as part of a Mini Asthma Health Fair May 8 at Townsend Elementary School.
The Independent News will once again feature local golf courses in our “Second Annual Golf Pages” on May 22, June 5 and June 19. Tom Anselm will be reporting from the St. Louis Country Club with coverage of the 38th Curtis Cup Match.
The Curtis Cup features top amateur women golfers from the United States against the Great Britain team, and runs from June 6 -8. Admission is free. St. Louis native Ellen Port, 6 time USGA Women’s Champion and former member of the 1994 and 1006 USA Curtis Cup teams, is the team captain« Previous Entries Next Entries »