By Mary J. Schirmer
Criminal, a sci-fi action thriller with seriously talented A-list star power, is the movie for people who like special effects — explosions, chases, gunplay, and suspense—and who don’t care if characters are underdeveloped or if a plot makes any sense at all. One could say the film’s a no-brainer, but that would go counter to the plot.
by Sandra Olmsted
Director Jon Favreau’s The Jungle Book is a digital marvel and an edge-of-the-seat exciting film. Adapted from Rudyard Kipling’s classic stories, this new Disney film varies significantly from the 1967 version because of an environmental theme and a more exciting, realistic, and violent plot.
Little Creek Nature Area, the Ferguson-Florissant School District’s 97-acre nature preserve, will host an Earth Day celebration from 8 a.m. to noon. Saturday, April 23. The free event will be held at 2295 Dunn Road in Florissant and feature earth-friendly how-tos, hiking and outdoor family fun.
By Jim Wieners
Hazelwood Central High School Baseball has started 2016 with wins in their first 11 games played and six of those wins came in two tournaments played the two most recent weekends.
On Monday, April 25, at 7 p.m. the Florissant Police Department along with the National Council on Alcohol and Drug Addition (NCADA) St. Louis will host a town hall discussion on the heroin epidemic and prescription painkiller misuse that is affecting communities across the region. The event will be held at the James J. Eagan Civic Center Theatre, #1 Eagan Drive.
By Jim Wieners
There are 32 Boys Golf District Tournaments to be held during May 2-4, 16 Sectional Tournaments on May 9 and the State Golf Championships will be on May 16-17 at four different golf courses.