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.
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.
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.
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.