EVENTS – ST. LOUIS COUNTY

June 13: Karaoke
Karaoke at Florissant Valley VFW Post 4105, located at 410 St. Francois, from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. All profits go to support veterans. For more information call 314-831-6121.

June 15:  Pork steak dinner
Pork steak dinner at Florissant Valley VFW Post 4105, located at 410 St. Francois, from 4 to 7 p.m. All profits go to support veterans. For more information call 314-831-6121.

June 18-20: Safety and defense seminars
Chief Tim Lowery and the Florissant Police Department in cooperation with the Florissant Senior Citizens Office are hosting a series of two hour Safety and Defense seminars. “Confrontation Avoidance and Safety for Older Adults” will take place June 18 from 1 – 3 p.m. at the James J. Eagan Center. “Advanced Confrontation Avoidance for Older Adults” will take place June 19 from 1 – 3 p.m. at the Florissant JFK Center. “Escape and Evasion” (for teens and up) will take place June 20 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the James J. Eagan Center. Senior courses are specially designed to meet the needs of older adults with sometimes limited mobility and physical strength. The “Escape and Evasion” course has a more physical component and is designed for teenagers and up. Physical exertion is minimal to participate and strictly voluntary.  Comfortable clothing is recommended. The instructors for the course are Tom Jost, retired Detective Sergeant from the Florissant Police Dept. and Tscharna Senn, retired Lieutenant from the Gainesville, Florida Police Dept.  Both instructors are international experts in the field of physical skill training and surviving violent encounters. Cost is free and event is for Florissant residents only, but you must call to make a reservation. For the senior programs, call the Florissant Senior Office at 314-839-7604. For the “Escape and Evasion Program,” call Officer Steve Michael 314-830-6042, or email at smichael@florissantmo.com.

June 20: Karaoke
Karaoke at Florissant Valley VFW Post 4105, located at 410 St. Francois, from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. All profits go to support veterans. For more information call 314-831-6121.

June 21: “Talking Transit” event
Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) and the St. Louis Regional Chamber are inviting area residents to take part in a special “Talking Transit” event highlighting the MetroLink Security Assessment currently underway in the St. Louis region. The presentation will be led by Lurae Stuart and Angela Starr of the New-York based consulting firm hired to execute the eight-month, $400,000 study. The event is being held at 8:30 a.m. at the St. Louis Regional Chamber Collaboration Center, located at One Metropolitan Square, Ste. 1300. Registration for the Talking Transit event can be completed online at https://cmt-stl.org/ or by arriving early to the event. The cost is free for CMT members and $10 for non-members. To learn more about the event, or for more information on Citizens for Modern Transit and its efforts to further transit development in the St. Louis region, call 314-231-7272, find the organization on Facebook or follow them on Twitter @cmt_stl.

June 23: Art exhibit
Good Shepherd Arts Center, at 252 S. Florissant Road in Ferguson, is hosting “Triad Inspiration,” an exhibit by three Colombian artists – Alejandra Velasco, Luisa Otero Prada and Oscar Agudelo through June 23. 

June 27: Karaoke
Karaoke at Florissant Valley VFW Post 4105, located at 410 St. Francois, from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. All profits go to support veterans. For more information call 314-831-6121.

June 29: Chicken dinner
Chicken dinner at Florissant Valley VFW Post 4105, located at 410 St. Francois, from 4 to 7 p.m. All profits go to support veterans. For more information call 314-831-6121.

 

RECURRING EVENTS

Thursdays: Bingo

Community bingo at the Bridge At Florissant at 1101 Garden Plaza Drive (intersection of Parker and Arlington) on the fourth Thursday of each month from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. There will be snacks and prizes. For more information call 314-831-0988.