Operation Christmas Child (OCC) organizers are already looking for volunteers for Christmas 2014
During the recent 2013 campaign St. Louis residents joined a 10-county St Louis & Eastern Missouri team to fill 50,771 empty shoeboxes with toys, school supplies and hygiene items. In an effort to increase the number of shoeboxes, OCC is forming more local teams.
The Swing of Hearts is the title of an upcoming “Romantical” evening of heart-felt song with Wayne Coniglio leading St. Louis’ finest 35 piece studio orchestra, featuring Cecil Cope from Memphis and St. Louis’ own Elsie Parker. They will appear on April 26 at 8 p.m. at the Florissant Civic Center Theatre in tandem with special guests Bob Ceccarini and the River City Ramblers.
The Hazelwood School District will once again partner with the Spanish Lake Community Association, Saint Louis County and Majic 100.3 for the 8th Annual Youth and Family Resource Fair on Saturday, May 3, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Twillman Elementary School, 11831 Bellefontaine Road.
The Ferguson-Florissant School District’s 97-acre nature preserve, Little Creek Nature Area, will host an Earth Day celebration on Saturday, April 26 from 8 a.m. to noon. The event is free and open to the public. Little Creek Nature Area is located at 2295 Dunn Road in Florissant.
Will collect canned food donations for TEAM
The Florissant Food Truck Knights, a caravan of food trucks that was a big hit with Florissant residents last year, is returning to 50 St. Francois Street at the intersection of St. Francois and St. Charles Street in Old Town Florissant for four visits this year. The first night of dining will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 23.
The City of Florissant invites all senior citizens, both residents and non-residents, to enjoy an evening of dancing on Friday, April 25, from 7 – 10 p.m. at the James J. Eagan Center.