Jana Elementary School, in the Hazelwood School District, was awarded a $2,000 grant from Maritz Arts and Education Fund for Teachers Foundation. This grant will be used to fund their “Drumming through poetry” project.
All Florissant resident cards will expire Dec. 31. Beginning Dec. 1, residents may come in to either the James J. Eagan Center or the John F. Kennedy Center at any time during photo ID hours to renew their cards for 2016. Photo ID hours at the two civic centers are 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Florissant’s Thanksgiving Holiday Special will bring ‘Fly Guy & Other Stories’ to life on the Florissant Civic Center Theatre stage. This musical revue from TheatreworksUSA, NY, NY features seven delightful stories. The show opened on Sunday, Nov. 22, but performances remain on Friday, Nov. 27, and Saturday, Nov. 28, at 2 p.m.
Florissant residents are invited to decorate their houses and pick up a free application for the Christmas House Decorating Contest. Beginning Nov. 23, applications can be obtained at the James J. Eagan Center, JFK Community Center and Florissant City Hall.
From Friday, Nov. 27, through Thursday, Dec. 17, barrels for the Sharing and Caring Food Drive will be at the Florissant City Hall, the James J. Eagan Center (Parker and Waterford Roads) and the JFK Community Center (Howdershell and Charbonier). All residents are encouraged to donate non-perishable and canned foods. These donations will be given to organizations and food pantries within Florissant’s city limits.
The Greater North County Chamber of Commerce will present its ‘Nite of Stars’ Holiday Gala Friday, Dec. 4, from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Atrium at Christian Hospital. This popular gathering has sold out over the past several years and seating is limited.