Ladue-Frontenac Patch teams up with neighboring Patch sites each week to round up events and happenings in the area. Here are our picks for this week.
Monday, July 9
- Computer Repair St. Louis is at the . The cost of the course, entitled Computers and Technology and Websites Design Made Simple, is $45. Learn more at the company’s website.
- The’s Police and Fire Board will meet on Monday at 4 p.m.
- The’ Police and Fire Pension Board will meet on Monday at 7 p.m.
- ’s City Council is having a study session to review council rules and regulations on Monday at 5:30 p.m. The Green Practices Commission is also having a special meeting at 6 p.m. at City Hall.
- Power Play will entertain guests at the Starlight Concert Series on Monday beginning at 6:30 p.m. at
- in University City. The event is free and open to the public.
Kids ages 5 to 8 are invited to a Magic Tree House Craft Festival on Monday at 1 p.m. at the
- . Learn more and register at the library’s website.
- The St. Louis County Library Headquarters is hosting Amor Towles, author of “Rules of Civility,” on Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. Learn more at the library’s website.
Tuesday, July 10
- The ’s Board of Aldermen will meet on Tuesday at 7 p.m.
- The Richmond Heights Garden Club will meet on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the United Church of Christ at 7126 Bruno Ave. in Maplewood.
- Kids in grades Kindergarten through fifth grade are invited to the St. Louis County Library Headquarters on Tuesday to meet Louie, the St. Louis Blues mascot. Beginning at 11 a.m., Louie will read a story. After the show, he’ll sign autographs and pose with kids for photos. Learn more at the library’s website.
Wednesday, July 11
- is holding a general open house on Wednesday. Freshmen and general inquirers should attend between 10 a.m. and noon. You’ll be able to tour the campus, meet the faculty and students, learn about financial aid and scholarship opportunities, check out academic programs, sports and more. Plus, you’ll get a free lunch. Register and learn more at the university’s website.
- It’s time for Parties in the Park in downtown Clayton. On Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m., enjoy a free concert and party and an ice cold beverage while you socialize with friends and colleagues or meet new people. This week’s performers are My Friend Mike, a band of six musicians, and R.J. Shay, an illustrator, designer and educator. Learn more at the Parties in the Park website.
- The Richmond Heights Chamber of Commerce will meet on Wednesday at 11:30 a.m.
- The University City Urban Forestry Commission will meet on Wednesday at 7 p.m. The Traffic Commission will meet at 6:30 p.m.
- University City’s Movies in the Park features “Akeelah & the Bee” this week. The movie starts at 8:30 in , and the event is free and open to the public.
- There’s a drop-in computer class at the on Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. Learn more at the library’s website.
Thursday, July 12
- Archway is hosting a St. Louis Cocktail and Networking event on Thursday from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the in Clayton. The free event offers drinks, hors d’oeuvres and opportunities to socialize with your fellow wealth management colleagues. Archway has a varied user base comprised of Family Offices, Hedge Funds and RIA’s, so this event gives you the opportunity to network with professionals in industries outside your own. Learn more and register at EventBrite.
- The City of Ladue’s Zoning & Planning Commission will meet on Thursday at 4 p.m.
- Love Angry Birds? You can make your own and play a live-action version of the game at the St. Louis County Library Headquarters on Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m. Learn more and register at the library’s website.
Friday, July 13
- Fans of the game Perplexus, the tipsy, turvy, can’t put it down 3D marble maze game from PlaSmart Inc. to meet with two A-Maze-ing Perplexus Tour Ambassadors to learn more about the game that has perplexed players since it was introduced in 2010. Learn more at the company’s website.
- Head over to on Friday evening for , where you will learn to create meals from around the world. Learn more at the academy’s website.
- The Skandalaris Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at invites the community to attend its Summer Friday Panel Series. Discussions will equip attendees with knowledge about starting, building and sustaining new enterprises. The topic on Friday is “Innovation in Health Care.” Learn more and register for the free event at IdeaBounce.
- The Sugar-Free Allstars will put on a concert full of fun, funky tunes and plenty of interaction at the St. Louis County Library Headquarters on Friday from 2 to 3 p.m. Learn more at the library’s website.
Saturday, July 14
- The Young Friends Committee is hosting an evening of comedy to benefit Gateway to Hope. Admission price includes cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and the funniest entertainment in town. You’ll also have the opportunity to win a number of raffle items. Tickets are $40 if purchased by Friday, or $50 on Saturday. Learn more and register at the group’s website.
- Learn the simplicity and beauty of pinhole photography at the on Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The workshop will teach you how to make a pinhole camera from a shoe box, cookie tin or even a toy. The workshop is for ages 15 to 18 and costs $100 for non members and $80 for members. Supplies are included. Learn more and register at the guild’s website.
- Louis Michael will play at in Clayton on Saturday from 8 to 11 p.m.
- The is open on Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Straub’s at 8282 Forsyth.
- Author Chris Cleave will be at the St. Louis County Library Headquarters on Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. to discuss his latest book, “Gold.” Learn more at the library’s website.