Ferguson residents are offering a “Pumpkin Walk” for area children celebrating
Halloween. The event was created to offer a safe trick-or-treat activity
amid the ongoing unrest in Ferguson. It will be held on Sunday, Oct. 26.

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Mark Your Calendar

Saturday, Oct. 25

Karaoke at Florissant Valley VFW Post 4105, 410 St. Francois from 8 p.m. – midnight. All profits go to support Veterans. For more information, call 831-6121.

Homecoming at Little Creek Nature Center, 2295 Dunn Rd. from 9 a.m. – noon Rehabilitied bird release with World Bird Sanctuary, guided tours of nature trails (ADA accessible), St. Louis County Library storytime, Audubon Society Bird Watching Tour, Scavenger Hunt, refreshments. Free outdoor fall family fun.

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Ozzie Smith Basketball Clinics at Eagan Center

 The Florissant Parks and Recreation Department will offer the Ozzie Smith Hoops Clinic.

Ozzie’s clinics offer a combination of expert training and fun. Clinic consists of training in jump stop, cross over dribbling, between the legs, fitness drills, quickness drills, defensive positioning, reaction drills, mid-range shooting, 3 point shooting, finishing drills, reading passing lanes, and defensive anticipation. Scrimmages enable every camper to learn into practice immediately, helping to reinforce daily lessons and fostering confidence.

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Marquette Homecoming Court

   Marquette Catholic High School Homecoming Court: Marquette in Alton recently crowned the Homecoming King and Queen. The Homecoming Court is shown here. Front row: Chris Angleton, Nathan Siener, Riley Bamper, Matt Buchheit, Danny Holtz, King Alex Begnel, and Jacob Fischer Back row: Kate Holtz, Madi Murray, Queen Ellie Dixon, Rachel Pohlman, Emily Feuerstein, Peyton Orban, and Claire Snider.    Siener, Buchheit, Murray, Pohlman and Feuerstein are from Florissant.

Marquette Catholic High School Homecoming Court: Marquette in Alton recently crowned the Homecoming King and Queen. The Homecoming Court is shown here. Front row: Chris Angleton, Nathan Siener, Riley Bamper, Matt Buchheit, Danny Holtz, King Alex Begnel, and Jacob Fischer Back row: Kate Holtz, Madi Murray, Queen Ellie Dixon, Rachel Pohlman, Emily Feuerstein, Peyton Orban, and Claire Snider.
Siener, Buchheit, Murray, Pohlman and Feuerstein are from Florissant.

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Memorial Mass at the Shrine, Fitting for Rosemary Davison

A large crowd of family and friends turned out for the memorial mass for Rosemary Davison at St. Ferdinand Shrine on Saturday, Oct. 18 Msgr. Mark Ullrich, one of the four priests concelebrating the mass, said the location was a fitting one. Davison loved history, he said, and worked tirelessly to preserve historical structures like the shrine.

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Award-Winning Children’s Author Shares Journey from St. Louis to ‘Humphreyville’

Children’s author Betty Birney speaks with third graders at Lawson Elementary in the Hazelwood School District. Birney, who is originally from Affton, Mo., is the author of the Humphrey book series.

Children’s author Betty Birney speaks with third graders at Lawson Elementary in the Hazelwood School District. Birney, who is originally from Affton, Mo., is the author of the Humphrey book series.

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