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Friday, July 3
Tai Chi classes at The Bridge at Florissant and Life Care Center, 1201 Garden Plaza Drive off Parker Road every Friday at 2 p.m. Call Morgan or Mary to RSVP at 314-831-0988. Class size is limited.
STLCC-Florissant Valley Hosts Event On Peace and Transformation
St. Louis Community College is seeking proposals from organizations, community members, citizens, artists and performers to participate September 18-19 in an event celebrating and promoting peace and community transformation in Ferguson and the surrounding communities. The deadline for submission is 5 p.m. July 10.
Nestled between an aerial arts studio (think trapeze and acrobats) and a music studio (think Pitbull and “The Voice”) is Spare No Rib, an American, Mexican, and Barbeque restaurant. In the Benton Park neighborhood known for Hodak’s and Blues City Deli, Spare No Rib shares the same parking lot as Hodak’s and isn’t what you’d expect from a neighborhood south city restaurant.
Independence Day begins with a 10 a.m. parade from Paul Avenue and S. Florissant Road through Ferguson and ends with fireworks at January-Wabash Memorial Park, 501 N. Florissant Road. In-between there will be food, games, and a multitude of special events for the whole family. The theme for the 41st annual Ferguson celebration is Childhood Heroes.
Art & Wine Wednesday Night Out is planned for Wednesday, June 24, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Korte’s Custom Framing and Antiques. Along with an exhibition of works by 18 artists, a plaque will be dedicated for Frank and Josephine Korte.
St. Louis Work Zones for June 18-24
Interstate 270 in North St. Louis County to Close Overnight Saturday
MoDOT will temporarily close Interstate 270 in north St. Louis County starting at 11 p.m. on Saturday, June 20. Northbound and southbound I-270 will be closed between New Florissant Road and Washington/Elizabeth so crews can remove the overhead pedestrian bridge just east of New Florissant Road.
Eastbound drivers will detour off the interstate at New Florissant Road and use Dunn Road and Washington/Elizabeth to return to I-270. Westbound drivers will detour at Washington/Elizabeth and take Dunn Road back to I-270.
All lanes are expected to reopen by 7 a.m. Sunday, June 21.
For additional work zone information and real-time roadway weather conditions, go to http://traveler.modot.org/map. For real time traffic, visit www.gatewayguide.com. All work is weather permitting and may be shifted due to inclement weather.