Southwest Garden Neighborhood Association, St. Louis MO

Annoucements Oct. 18, 2013

Saturday, Oct. 19,  8am – 2 pm, 8th Annual Harvest Festival at Tower Grove Farmers’ Market, 80+ vendors of the best Missouri and Illinois foods and artisan wares will be there, along with delicious prepared foods, three bands, and fun for everyone.  8 am free Tai Chi, 9 am free yoga

Saturday, Oct. 19, 8 am – 1 pm, Annual River des Peres Trash Bash , help clean-up the rivers and creeks within the River des Peres Watershed, Volunteers will meet in the morning at Fultz Field along the River des Peres Greenway.  After the trash cleanup, volunteers will return to Fultz Field for an appreciation lunch and celebration. Prizes will be awarded for interesting trash finds. Learn more about this event by viewing event flyer here. The flyer has a link to the registration site.

Monday, Oct. 28, 7 – 8 pm, Southwest Garden Neighborhood Meeting, at 5602 Arsenal.  All are welcome.  Learn about STL250 a year long celebration of the 250th anniversary of St. Louis.  Wes Browning, meteorologist for NOAA will prepare us for how the Midwest will and is being impacted by global climate change.  Meet Tiffany Davis, the new branch manager for the Kingshighway Library.  Hear from our Alderman and meet your neighbors.  Snacks will be provided.

Saturday, Nov. 2, 8 am – 2 pm, Register for SLACO’s Annual Neighborhood Conference at Harris-Stowe State University. This year’s theme, “Engaging Neighbors Today and Tomorrow,” emphasizes the need for continuous grassroots involvement to keep St. Louis area neighborhoods safe, clean, marketable, and vibrant. The conference offers practical information on programs designed to renew neighborhoods and to encourage partnership among neighborhood organizations and with civic and political leaders. An important goal is to build the capacity and skills of a new generation of neighborhood leaders who are committed to open and responsive governance while creating opportunities for all residents. Learn more about the conference’s tracks, conference featured events and register to attend here. You can also register by calling (314) 361-9406. The registration fee of $25 covers the cost of a continental breakfast, lunch, and materials. Participants should register by Monday, October 28.

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