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Events Happening In Ferguson This Week

Sep 29, 2014

In the aftermath of the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, attention has turned to Ferguson. Below are some events that are tied to the issues raised or that are centered in that community.

Town Hall Meeting Addressing Communication to/from Ferguson Leadership 

When: 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Sept. 30    

Where: Meeting 1 - First Baptist Church of Ferguson, 333 N. Florissant, Ferguson 63135

         Meeting 2 - Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 17 Hawkesbury Drive, St. Louis 63121

More information at: http://www.devinjamesgroup.com/ferguson-mayor-and-city-council-announce-town-hall-meetings/

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Financial Literary Series featuring Tony Dansberry of US Bank

When: 7 p.m. Oct. 1

Where: Ferguson Municipal Public Library, 35 N. Florissant Rd., Ferguson 63135

About: "The first presentation, by Mr. Dansberry, will be about how to make the most of your bank! Join us. Financial literacy is one of the areas where most of us need more help, so we at the library are hoping you'll take advantage of this chance to strengthen your knowledge."

Attorney General Chris Koster, center, with Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson, right, at area high school during height of unrest in Ferguson.
Credit Missouri Attorney General's Office | File photo

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Attorney General’s Roundtable on Representative Policing

When: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Oct. 1

Where: University of Missouri St. Louis, JC Penny Conference Center,

1 University Drive, St. Louis MO

About: Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster is hosting a roundtable on representative policing in the St. Louis area. Member of the public are encouraged to submit comments and questions that will be used to form the topics of discussion.

More information at: http://ago.mo.gov/Roundtable/index.htm

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Comic Relief for Ferguson, Clean Comedy Series

When: Doors open at 6 p.m., Show begins at 7 p.m. Oct. 3

Where: Greater Grace Church, 3690 Pershall Road, St. Louis 63135

About: Darius Bradford presents a clean comedy series for the whole family.

More information at: https://www.facebook.com/232553024919/photos/pb.232553024919.-2207520000.1412353300./10152734187324920/?type=1&theater

Cost: $20

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“Hidden Colors 3” Movie Screening 

When: 5:30 p.m. Oct. 4        

Where: University of Missouri St. Louis, JC Penny Conference Center,

1 University Drive, St. Louis MO

About: “Hidden Colors 3” is a documentary about the history of people of color from around the globe. The film’s producer, Tariq Nasheed, will be there to lead a Q & A session after the viewing.

More information at: https://www.facebook.com/events/735064573226136/?ref=br_rs

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Ferguson’s Children: Our Voices 

When: 12 p.m. Oct. 4

Where: January Wabash Park Bandshell, 501 N. Florissant Road,

Ferguson 63135

About: "A performance featuring music, dance, theatre, visual art and poetry by students Grades K-12 from Jennings, Normandy School Collaborative, Riverview Gardens, and Ferguson-Florissant."

More information at:

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10204943327729886&set=gm.916713721675645&type=1&theater

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Above & Beyond College Readiness Program

When: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Oct. 4 

Where: Ferguson Municipal Public Library, 35 N. Florissant Rd., Ferguson 63135

About: This program is free and open to children ages 10 and up in the Ferguson-Florissant area. It is designed to help children learn what resources are available to them as college applicants, and will help them through the actual application process. Some programming for parents will available until 12:00 p.m.

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Ferguson Municipal Library Teen Council  

When: 12:00 p.m. Oct. 4  

Where: Ferguson Municipal Public Library, 35 N. Florissant Rd., Ferguson 63135

About: Come join other area teens in a discussion about what the Ferguson library could do for you. Form a Teen Council and help the library decide what kind of teen programing will be most beneficial to the youth in the community.

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Comic Relief for Ferguson, Clean Comedy Series

When: Doors open at 6 p.m., Show begins at 7 p.m. Oct. 4

Where: Greater Grace Church, 3690 Pershall Road, St. Louis 63135

About: Darius Bradford presents a clean comedy series for the whole family.

More information at: https://www.facebook.com/232553024919/photos/pb.232553024919.-2207520000.1412353300./10152734187324920/?type=1&theater

Cost: $20

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Tef Poe
Credit Willis Ryder Arnold | St. Louis Public Radio

Get Back – Concert featuring Tef Poe

When: Doors open 8 p.m., Show begins at 9 p.m. Oct. 5

Where: The Gramophone, 4243 Manchester Avenue, St. Louis 63110      

Cost: $10 cover

More information at: http://www.tefpoe.com/shows/

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