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Florissant Honors John Grib,
Fall Festival & Old Town Partners
By Carol Arnett
The Florissant City Council Monday night paid tribute to former Councilman John Grib, who passed away last week. The council hung their ties from their microphones and wore polo shirts in his honor. They also observed a moment of silence.
Friday, Oct. 30
Halloween Party at DeSmet Retirement Community, 1425 N. New Florissant Road, from noon to 2 p.m. Presented by Wendy Fritter. RSVP to 314-838-3811.
All you can eat chicken at Florissant Valley VFW Post 4105, 410 rue St. Francois from 5 to 8 p.m. Dine in only! All profits go to support veterans. Call 314-831-6121.
The Florissant Landmark Historic District Commission will present a premiere showing of “Florissant’s Historic Treasures” Wednesday, Oct. 28, at the James J. Eagan Center Theater. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for a 7 p.m. showing. Refreshments will be available.
The Florissant Senior Citizen Halloween Party Spooktacular is Thursday, Oct. 29 from 10 to 2 at the James Eagan Center.
Dress in costume for the annual costume contest or come as you are and watch the fun. Hear one of the best vocal impressionists around – Karl “Trickee Holmes” in the Scott & Karl Duo. Lunch is roasted pork with savory stuffing, creamy mashed potatoes and gravy, mixed vegetables and apple pie. Attendance prizes will be raffled and chances sold for a Pot of Gold and gift baskets. Bingo will conclude the event.
Hawthorne Players will present Dan Goggins’ hit comedy Nunsense on Nov. 6, 7, 13, and 14 at 8 p.m. and on Nov. 15 at 2 p.m. in the Florissant Civic Center Theatre, Parker Road and Waterford Drive. Tickets are $20 for adults and $18 for older adults and students and may be reserved by calling the box office at 314-921-5678 or online at www.florissantmo.com. Call for information on special group rates.
Marygrove Expands Crisis Services,
Opens New Center this Week
Friday, Oct. 16, an official dedication and blessing was pronounced on the recently renovated building housing Marygrove’s 24-hour shelter. Florissant Mayor, Thomas P. Schneider joined the celebration and toured the new center, which was blessed by the Rev. Edward M. Rice.« Previous Entries Next Entries »