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Saturday, Sept. 14

The Greater North County Chamber of Commerce Trivia Night at JFK Community Center. Hosted by Kevin Carbery. Doors open at 6 p.m., questions start at 7. $20 per person, beer and soft drinks included. Prize for best “Tropical- Themed” table. For more information, call the chamber office at 831-3500 or visit

Open House at River’s Edge Sports Complex, 5105 N. Highway 67 from 11-3.  Activities for kids, free popcorn and soft drinks for all. Free. Call 314-282-3369 for more information.

Flea Market at Florissant Valley VFW Post 4105 from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Tables are $10. Contact Nick for table reservations (314) 503-1303.

Breakfast at Florissant Valley VFW Post 4105 from 8 – 10 a.m. All profits go to support Veterans Call (314) 503-1303 for more information.

Sunday, Sept. 15

St. Mark’s Fall Festival/Family Picnic Noon-2:30 rain or shine, 315 Graham Road. Includes Cindy’s Zoo animals from 12:30-1:30, Balloon Artist from 12-2 inflatable water slide, carnival games, prizes, snow-cones, cotton candy, hot dogs and more. Call 837-9404 for information.

Monday, Sept. 16

Northside Art Association meets on the third Monday of every month 7-9 p.m at the Prairie Commons Branch Library.

Wednesday, Sept. 18

Senior Resource Team 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., Northwest HealthCare, 1225 Graham Road. The goal of the SRT is to explore individual and relevant group issues and initiate solutions. No RSVP needed.

Thursday, Sept. 19

Mayor’s Senior Citizen Town Hall meeting, 9 a.m. at the Eagan Center.    Mayor Schneider will address the Senior Citizens of Florissant. Crystal Creek Health and Rehab Center will provide a free breakfast. City Departments will have representatives available for questions or concerns. Senior Citizen Organizations will also be present to share information. Seats are limited. Call 839-7605 to make reservations.

Sunday, Sept. 22

Apple Butter Time at Salem Lutheran Church and School, 5180 Parker Road.  Call Judy at 839-2157 or Kathy at 839-0823 for orders.  Order pick-up at Salem’s Old Schoolhouse begins at 10:30 a.m.  Other pick-up times are available through Sunday, Oct. 13

The American Association of University Women Ferguson-Florissant Branch  (North County) opens its program year with a reception from 2-4 p.m.  All individuals interested in women’s equity are invited to attend.  An overview of AAUW’s mission, programs, and activities will be featured at the event. Refreshments served.  For more information call 867-4755 or 831-5359 or e-mail

Tuesday, Sept. 24

Fall is Here Happy Hour at St. Catherine Retirement Community, 3340 St. Catherine St. Entertainment by Bryan Foggs at 10:30, Happy Hour at 11:30 followed by free lunch. RSVP to 838-3877.

Thursday, Sept. 26

Flu Vaccines at St. Catherine Retirement Community, 3340 St. Catherine St. 9:30 a.m. Sponsored by Walgreens. Registration forms are available at the St. Catherine Office or the Ferguson Walgreens. Complimentary breakfast at 9 a.m. RSVP 838-3877.

Friday, Sept. 27

The 13th Annual North County Gala Dance at the James J. Eagan Center from 7-10 p.m. This dress-up event for seniors is sponsored by the cities of Florissant, Ferguson, St. Ann, Bridgeton, Hazelwood and Maryland Heights. $15 per person. Music by “Sentimental Journey” Big Band.  Hors d’oeuvres served and cash bar  available. Attendance prizes will be raffled.  There are a limited number of tickets available for each city and they are on sale now.  Call 839-7605 for more information.

Saturday, Sept. 28

Free to Breath 5K Walk and 1 Mile Walk at Creve Coeur Park in Maryland Heights. Proceeds support the National Lung Cancer Partnership. 8:30 – registraion and chick-in, 9:30 – Welcome and rally, 9:45 Walk. For information and registration, call 312-558-1770 or visit

Friday. Oct 4

Fall Church Rummage Sale at St. Stephen Episcopal Church, 33 N. Clay, Ferguson, (the corner of Darst and Clay). 5-7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Oct 5, 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.  Lots of great items at below “goodwill” prices. Clothes, books, collectibles, toys, shoes, small furniture, videos,

Sunday, Oct. 13

The Sprig and Twig Garden Club of the Federated Garden Clubs of Missouri will present a Standard Flower Show at the Florissant Senior Center at 621 St. Francois Street. The flower show theme this year is “Hurrah for the Holidays” and is open from 12-5 p.m. Free

Saturday, Oct. 19

Annual Trinity’s Treasures Auction at Trinity Catholic High School. Mass at 4:30 p.m., Auction at 5:30 p.m. Featuring Hearty Hors d’ oeuvre Stations from 6 – 8 p.m. For more information or reservations call 314-741-1333

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