A Boomer’s Journal: Irish? Not Sure, But March 17 ‘tis Day to Celebrate

Tom Anselmby Tom Anselm

Friday marks an event of great significance in the saga of our little clan. For it was on St. Patrick’s Day 45 years ago that I officially met The Lovely Jill. And the rest, as they say in the story books, is history. Good old St Patrick, imparting the fabled Luck of the Irish on a kid with middle-European ancestry.

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Warming Shelter Extends Services

St. Louis County and The Salvation Army extended the dates of operation for the Warming Shelter until March 20 due to the cold weather this week. The Shelter is located at 10740 Page Avenue, 63132, in The Salvation Army Family Haven.

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Went to see “Kill a mocking bird” on March 11th at the civic center. My wife and myself really enjoyed the production. It was much like the movie. I have a question. Towards the ending of the movie where Tom was shot trying to escape, what was the point in stating he was shot 17 times ??????????

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Valley of Flowers 2017 Festival Seeking Sponsors

Valley of Flowers 2017 Festival is Seeking Sponsors.
Festival Dates are Friday May 5, Saturday May 6, and  Sunday May 7.

Level of sponsorship are:
Fleur di Lis Level – $1,000.00

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Valley of Flower’s Looking for Booths and Parade Participants

   The Valley of Flower’s Festival is looking for booths for the May 5,6 and 7 festival dates.

v of ff logo   Vendors can use the booths to sell crafts or merchandise. Information booths allow clubs, businesses, and organizations to connect with people, and participating in the parade as either a Walking or Mobile Unit — or both – allows groups to promote themselves. Participating in the Flea Market is a great way to sell gently used items. That need new homes.

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Muny Season Tickets Now Available

muny logo   Season tickets for The Muny’s 2017 summer season became available for purchase on Monday, March 6.

The spectacular line-up includes 2 Muny premieres. The seven shows are: Jesus Christ Superstar  (June 12 – 18), Disney’s The Little Mermaid  (June 20 – 29), A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

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