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Bridge of Florissant Host Memorial Day Event May 28

A Memorial Day Ceremony will be held at The Bridge at Florissant, 1101 Garden Plaza Drive, on Saturday, May 28, at 9 a.m. The public is invited to join in honoring Bridge residents who served. A highlight will be a helicopter landing at the site. Light refreshments will be served. For more information call 314-831-0988 or visit BridgeAtFlorissant.com.

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Ferguson-Florissant Hosts Boeing STEAM Camp

The Boeing Company has partnered with the Ferguson-Florissant School District and United Way to offer the Boeing STEAM Camp.  The Boeing STEAM Camp is a FREE STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) focused education event for children ages 8 through 18 who reside throughout the North St. Louis County area.

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Florissant Food Truck Night June 17 at St. Ferdinand Shrine

   The Knights of Columbus Duchesne Council #2951 and the City of Florissant will co-sponsor a Food Truck Knight on Friday, June 17, from 5 to 8 p.m. on the lot near the Old St. Ferdinand Shrine located at 50 rue St. Francois. Proceeds will benefit local not-for-profit charities, including the T.E.A.M. Food Pantry. Patrons are also encouraged to bring non-perishable food items for collection barrels that will be on site.

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Ms Missouri Senior America Pageant July 10 at Eagan Center


The 2016 Ms Missouri Senior America competition will again be held at the James J. Eagan Civic Center, 1 James J. Eagan Drive, in Florissant. This year’s pageant will be held July 10 at 2 p.m.

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‘Music Under the Stars’ 2016 Summer Concert Series

The City of Florissant and the Florissant Fine Arts Council announced the lineup for the free outdoor concert series ‘Music Under the Stars.’ The July 4th performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. and the October 9th performances will be held at 1 and 3 p.m. Otherwise all the concerts will begin at 7 p.m. The tentative schedule is as follows:

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Mystery Trippers Discover Surprising

Treasures in Old Town, Florissant

   Story and photos by Pat Lindsey

A year ago, I invited a group of friends to go on a monthly mystery trip with me. I explained that these would be local day trips to places that were entertaining, educational, and inexpensive, if possible, and an outstanding place for lunch would be essential to every trip. To my astonishment, I received 12 positive replies, so the mystery trip group was formed and a tentative calendar was sent to each member.

To date, we’ve had two Illinois trips, one day in St. Charles, one day in Hermann, MO, a trip to West County, and several trips to various parts of St. Louis City. As I ran my daily errands around Florissant, it seemed only natural that one of our day trips should be the beautiful Valley of Flowers.

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