North County Churches Uniting for Racial Harmony and Justice (NCCU) and John Knox Presbyterian Church are cosponsoring a Computer Training Session titled: “How to use My Computer Without Fear,” on Sept. 10 from 10-noon. The session will be held at John Knox Presbyterian Church, 13200 New Halls Ferry Rd., Florissant.
Light the Night is The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s evening fundraising walk on Saturday, Sept. 27 celebrates and commemorate lives touched by blood cancers.
Participants walk along a two mile route, carrying illuminated lanterns—white for survivors, red for supporters, and gold in memory of a loved one.
Stages St. Louis a not-for-profit musical theater company. In 2014, STAGES celebrates its 28th year of producing Broadway-quality theatre, presenting 124 performances from May through October.
Each mainstage production will run for a total of five weeks with matinee and evening performances Tuesdays through Sundays. The season’s shows for the remainder of the year are listed below.
Ringo Starr and His All Star Band will Play the Fox Friday, October 3 at 8pm. Tickets went go on sale June 13 online or over the phone through MetroTix, or in person at the Fox Box Office.
The Boys City/County Baseball Tournament, hosted on Florissant fields last year and by the South County CYC District this year including some Florissant champions The 5th Grade Boys Midget Open Division was won by St. Ferdinand Parish, the 7th Grade Boys Cadet Closed Division was won by Sacred Heart and the 11th/12th Grade Division was won by St. Rose Philippine Duchesne.
The Missouri Botanical Garden will celebrate the culture and traditions of Japan at the 38th annual Japanese Festival over Labor Day weekend.
Hours for the festival are Saturday, Aug. 30 and Sunday, Aug. 31 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Monday, Sept. 1 (Labor Day) from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $15 for adults ages 13 and over and $5 for members; members’ children (ages 12 and under) are free. Visit the website at www.mobot.org/events/japanesefestival for more information.