Patch Picks: Events, Happenings June 25 - July 1

Here's what's happening in and near Ladue, Clayton and University City this week.

Monday, June 25

Tuesday, June 26

  • The University City Park Commission will meet on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at .
  • The will hold a Fashion Design Workshop on Tuesday at 7 p.m. with St. Louis designer and Project Runway star, Michael Drummond, on Tuesday at 6 p.m. for kids in grades 6 to 12. Registration is required, and the event will be held in the auditorium. Learn more and register at the library’s website. Groups should call the branch to ensure there’s enough space.

Wednesday, June 27

  • The University City Plan Commission has changed its meeting location for its 7 p.m. meeting on Wednesday. The group will now meet in the fifth floor council chambers.
  • The first discussion in the Adult Summer Reading 2012 program at the will happen on Wednesday at 7 p.m. The discussion will revolve around the first two volumes of Les Miserables. Refreshments will be served, and everyone is welcome. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the library. Visit the library’s website for additional information.

Thursday, June 28

  • Celebrate the Cardinals' 11th World Series Championship with Matt Holliday at in Clayton on Thursday evening. The reception will include an “upscale menu of delicacies prepared by Chef Chuck Soffner’s award-winning kitchen,” plus drinks, a silent auction, fine wine and more. You’ll also get the chance to migle with Matt and to get your own bottle of his limited production 2007 Napa Valley red wine. Ticket prices include an autographed bottle of wine, food and drinks. Learn more at the Uncork for a Cause website.
  • The St. Louis County Library Headquarters is holding a Hunger Games Tribute Challenge on Thursday  at 2 p.m. for kids in grades 6 through 12. Learn more at the library’s website.
  • Also at the St. Louis County Library Headquarters, Ravenwolf C. Felton Jennings, III will perform spiritual jazz at 7 p.m. in honor of Black Music Month. This event is appropriate for all ages.

Friday, June 29

Saturday, June 30

Sunday, July 1

  • National Parks & Recreation Month begins on Sunday.
  • Jim Manley & Mark Friedricks will play at Jimmy’s Café on the Park in Clayton beginning at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday.


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