Events

FEBRUARY

Tuesday, February 15
> Shaw Neighborhood Housing Corporation Board Meeting
SNHC Board Meeting – 6:30 p.m.
4067 Shenandoah Ave.
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MARCH

Monday, March 14
> Shaw Neighborhood Housing Corporation Board Meeting
SNHC Board Meeting – 6:30 p.m.
4067 Shenandoah Ave.
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APRIL

> Grand South Grand House and Garden Tour
http://towergroveeast.org/17th-annual-grand-south-grand-house-and-garden-tour/2379/tower-grove-east-events

The tour will showcase the architectural and personal styles of grand living through five neighborhoods linked by South Grand Boulevard: Compton Heights, Compton Hill Reservoir Square, Shaw, Tower Grove East and Tower Grove Heights. Visitors will have the opportunity to see inside homes and gardens that many are only able to admire from the outside.

Monday, April 11
> Shaw Neighborhood Housing Corporation Board Meeting
SNHC Board Meeting – 6:30 p.m.
4067 Shenandoah Ave.

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MAY

> Shaw on Show MAY 22, 2011 from 12-4pm!
www.shawhousing.org
The Shaw Neighborhood Housing Corporation hosts a free walking tour of for-sale and rental properties in the historic Shaw Neighborhood. Come explore the area’s stately architecture and exciting residential opportunities, including large and small single-family homes, multi-family buildings, apartments and condominiums.

> South Grand Bike Tour
www.southgrand.org/events.html
The South Grand Bike Tour encourages families, city dwellers, and visitors to take advantage of St. Louis’ bicycle routes for fun, exercise, and transportation. This supported bicycle ride takes participants through a variety of our beautiful and historic neighborhoods. This annual bike tour takes place on Mother’s Day.

> Annual Chinese Culture Days Celebration
www.mobot.org
Features a Grand Parade with a 70-foot dancing dragon, martial arts, Chinese calligraphy, painting and authentic regional cuisine. Enjoy t’ai chi and tea tasting in the Grigg Nanjing Friendship Garden, where special tours focus on the symbolism of many plant species and architectural details. Located at the Missouri Botanical Gardens.

> Tower Grove Movie Nights
www.towergrovepark.org
Grab a blanket, pack a picnic and bring the kids for a free movie in Tower Grove Park. Located at the Whitaker Theater at the Pool Pavilion. Movies start at dusk – around 8:30 p.m.

Monday, May 9
> Shaw Neighborhood Housing Corporation Board Meeting
SNHC Board Meeting – 6:30 p.m.
4067 Shenandoah Ave.

May 20-21
> Shaw Performing Arts and Crafts Festival
http://www.spacfest.org/
This family-friendly festival The Festival will present theater, dance, music, poetry, film, storytelling, puppet shows, carnivale, novelty acts, crafts, petting zoo, pony rides, dog parade and food.

May 21
> Shaw on Show Housing Tour
The Shaw Neighborhood Housing Corporation hosts a free walking tour of for-sale and rental properties in the historic Shaw Neighborhood. Come explore the area’s stately architecture and exciting residential opportunities, including large and small single-family homes, multi-family buildings, apartments and condominiums.

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JUNE

> Tower Grove Movie Nights
www.towergrovepark.org
Grab a blanket, pack a picnic and bring the kids for a free movie in Tower Grove Park. Located at the Whitaker Theater at the Pool Pavilion. Movies start at dusk – around 8:30 p.m.

> Tower Grove Farmers Market
www.tgmarket.org
Features more than 70 food and artisan vendors, free yoga classes, music and more. Located in Tower Grove Park west of the Pool Pavilion. Open 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

> Pride Fest
www.pridestl.org
A weekend-long festival to celebrate the diversity and unity within our community, including the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities. Features entertainment, food vendors and a parade down Grand Boulevard.

> Annual International Dine Around
www.southgrand.org/events.html
Get your taste buds ready for an array of great foods from around the world all on South Grand. Several local restaurants participate in this event where you pay a set fee and travel around the district visiting various restaurants for your appetizers, entrée, dessert, drink.

> Whitaker Music Festival (Wednesday nights)
www.mobot.org
Free evening outdoor concerts. Lawn seating; bring chairs or a blanket. Pack a picnic or purchase sandwiches and beverages on site. No pets, barbecue grills or smoking. Music begins at 7:30 p.m.. Located on the Cohen Amphitheater lawn at the Missouri Botanical Gardens.

> Wading Pool
www.towergrovepark.org
The Tower Grove wading pool, fountain and kids play area is open early June to early September. Hours of operation: Thursday – Sunday; 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Located by the Pool Pavilion.

Monday, June 13
> Shaw Neighborhood Housing Corporation Board Meeting
SNHC Board Meeting – 6:30 p.m.
4067 Shenandoah Ave.

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JULY

> Tower Grove Movie Nights
www.towergrovepark.org
Grab a blanket, pack a picnic and bring the kids for a free movie in Tower Grove Park. Located at the Whitaker Theater at the Pool Pavilion. Movies start at dusk – around 8:30 p.m.

> Tower Grove Farmers Market
www.tgmarket.org
Features more than 70 food and artisan vendors, free yoga classes, music and more. Located in Tower Grove Park west of the Pool Pavilion. Open 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

> Whitaker Music Festival (Wednesday nights)
www.mobot.org
Free evening outdoor concerts. Lawn seating; bring chairs or a blanket. Pack a picnic or purchase sandwiches and beverages on site. No pets, barbecue grills or smoking. Music begins at 7:30 p.m.. Located on the Cohen Amphitheater lawn at the Missouri Botanical Gardens.

> Wading Pool
www.towergrovepark.org
The Tower Grove wading pool, fountain and kids play area is open early June to early September. Hours of operation: Thursday – Sunday; 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Located by the Pool Pavilion.

> Compton Heights Concert Band Series (Monday nights)
http://stlouis.missouri.org/501c/chband/
Features various musicians, ranging from classical to bluegrass and jazz. Music starts at 7:30 p.m. in Tower Grove Park at South Grand Boulevard and Magnolia Avenue. Named as the best entertainment value on a hot summer’s night by the St. Louis Riverfront Times.

July 11
> Shaw Neighborhood Housing Corporation Board Meeting
SNHC Board Meeting – 6:30 p.m.
4067 Shenandoah Ave.

July 24
> Henry Shaw’s Birthday Celebration
www.mobot.org
Old-fashioned entertainment includes music, a silhouette artist, stilt-walker, magician, actors in Victorian fashions, children’s games, and fun in the Doris I. Schnuck Children’s Garden. Located at the Missouri Botanical Gardens.

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AUGUST

> Tower Grove Movie Nights
www.towergrovepark.org
Grab a blanket, pack a picnic and bring the kids for a free movie in Tower Grove Park. Located at the Whitaker Theater at the Pool Pavilion. Movies start at dusk – around 8:30 p.m.

> Tower Grove Farmers Market
www.tgmarket.org
Features more than 70 food and artisan vendors, free yoga classes, music and more. Located in Tower Grove Park west of the Pool Pavilion. Open 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

> Whitaker Music Festival (Wednesday nights)
www.mobot.org
Free evening outdoor concerts. Lawn seating; bring chairs or a blanket. Pack a picnic or purchase sandwiches and beverages on site. No pets, barbecue grills or smoking. Music begins at 7:30 p.m.. Located on the Cohen Amphitheater lawn at the Missouri Botanical Gardens.

> Wading Pool
www.towergrovepark.org
The Tower Grove wading pool, fountain and kids play area is open early June to early September. Hours of operation: Thursday – Sunday; 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Located by the Pool Pavilion.

> Compton Heights Concert Band Series (Monday nights)
http://stlouis.missouri.org/501c/chband/
Features various musicians, ranging from classical to bluegrass and jazz. Music starts at 7:30 p.m. in Tower Grove Park at South Grand Boulevard and Magnolia Avenue. Named as the best entertainment value on a hot summer’s night by the St. Louis Riverfront Times.

> Festival of Nations
www.towergrovepark.org | www.stlfestivalofnations.org/
Multicultural festival featuring ethnic dance performances, authentic food, crafts and children’s activities. Located in the southeast corner of Tower Grove Park.

Monday, August 8
> Shaw Neighborhood Housing Corporation Board Meeting
SNHC Board Meeting – 6:30 p.m.
4067 Shenandoah Ave.

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SEPTEMBER

> Annual Japanese Festival (Labor Day weekend)
www.mobot.org
Taiko drumming, sumo wrestling, traditional tea ceremonies, martial arts, candlelight walks in the Japanese Garden and more. Located at the Missouri Botanical Gardens.

> Tower Grove Movie Nights
www.towergrovepark.org
Grab a blanket, pack a picnic and bring the kids for a free movie in Tower Grove Park. Located at the Whitaker Theater at the Pool Pavilion. Movies start at dusk – around 8:30 p.m.

> Tower Grove Farmers Market
www.tgmarket.org
Features more than 70 food and artisan vendors, free yoga classes, music and more. Located in Tower Grove Park west of the Pool Pavilion. Open 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

> Wading Pool
www.towergrovepark.org
The Tower Grove wading pool, fountain and kids play area is open early June to early September. Hours of operation: Thursday – Sunday; 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Located by the Pool Pavilion.

Monday, September 12
> Shaw Neighborhood Housing Corporation Board Meeting
SNHC Board Meeting – 6:30 p.m.
4067 Shenandoah Ave.

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OCTOBER

> Tower Grove Farmers Market
www.tgmarket.org
Features more than 70 food and artisan vendors, free yoga classes, music and more. Located in Tower Grove Park west of the Pool Pavilion. Open 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

> Historic Shaw Art Fair (First weekend in October)
http://shawartfair.org/
Located on the beautiful tree lined parkway of Flora Place at Tower Grove Avenue the Historic Shaw art Fair is the premier Fine Arts and Fine Crafts Fair in the City of St Louis. The lovely urban location, food court, great music and, of course, fabulous art all add to a fantastic visitor experience. Dogs on leashes are welcome. Located on Flora Avenue.

>Fall for Shaw(First weekend in October)
www.shawhousing.org
The Shaw Neighborhood Housing Corporation hosts a free walking tour of for-sale and rental properties in the historic Shaw Neighborhood. Come explore the area’s stately architecture and exciting residential opportunities, including large and small single-family homes, multi-family buildings, apartments and condominiums.

> Best of Missouri Market (First weekend in October)
www.mobot.org
More than 130 Missouri food producers and crafters offer fresh produce, baked goods, fresh and dried flowers, herbs, handcrafted items, baskets, wooden toys, custom jewelry and more. Live music and a Kids Corner with cow milking, pumpkin decorating and barnyard animals. Located at the Missouri Botanical Gardens.

Monday, October 10
> Shaw Neighborhood Housing Corporation Board Meeting
SNHC Board Meeting – 6:30 p.m.
4067 Shenandoah Ave.

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NOVEMBER

Monday, November 14
> Shaw Neighborhood Housing Corporation Board Meeting
SNHC Board Meeting – 6:30 p.m.
4067 Shenandoah Ave.

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DECEMBER

Monday, December 12
> Shaw Neighborhood Housing Corporation Board Meeting
SNHC Board Meeting – 6:30 p.m.
4067 Shenandoah Ave.

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