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Operation Food Search is sponsoring several events in March to benefit Operation Backpack.
Operation Backpack is a child-focused nutrition program of Operation Food Search. It feeds hungry kids by providing them with weekly backpacks full of food for the weekend. The backpacks are distributed at school and Head Start partner sites in the City of St. Louis, St. Louis County, St. Charles County, Franklin County, St. Clair County (IL). Launched in 2008, this program currently serves 4,500 children.
Applications for the 2014 Valley of Flowers Queen Candidates still available. The deadline has been extended until Feb. 27. They may be picked up at the Valley of Flowers office, 601 rue St. Charles, Florissant MO 63031. Applications are also available by request to 314-837-0033 via mail, email or fax or download from the website at www.florissantvalleyofflowers.com.
Valley of Flowers Activities Applications now Available
Since its start in 1963, the Valley of Flowers festival has grown to include dozens of events. This year Florissant, Missouri celebrates the first Festival of spring on May 2, 3, and 4. The theme is “Valley of Flowers Celebrates St. Louis’ 250th Birthday” for 2014.
February is Black History Month, and to help celebrate, The St. Louis Black Film Festival will be presenting a Tribute to the 86-year old Sidney Poitier at their Classic Black Film Festival. Lucky St. Louis movie buffs will have the opportunity to view eight vintage Sidney Poitier movies on the big screen.
Every Thursday in February, The St. Louis Black Film Festival will be presenting two Poitier films at St Louis Cinemas Galleria (630 St Louis Galleria)
The Friends of Old St. Ferdinand will host its annual Valentine luncheon on Valentine’s Day Friday, Feb. 14, , at noon in the Old St. Ferdinand Shrine. Reservations are currently being accepted. Meal price of $15 includes drinks, lunch and dessert and will be served in the 125-year-old schoolhouse.
The National Great Rivers Museum, along with the Meeting of the Rivers Foundation, announces the return of the “Masters of the Sky” show, presented by the World Bird Sanctuary, February 15, 16, and 17, at the National Great Rivers Museum.« Previous Entries Next Entries »