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What Events Are Happening In Ferguson This Week

Emanuele Berry|St. Louis Public Radio

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.

Ferguson Youth Initiative Volunteer Meeting

When: 5:30 p.m. Oct. 6

Where: Ferguson Brewing Company, 418 S. Florissant Road, Ferguson 63135

About: The Ferguson Youth Initiative will begin hosting a monthly meeting for adults who would like to volunteer with the FYI. These meetings will provide details about current volunteer opportunities.

More information at:  http://fyifergyouth.org/2014/09/annoucement-volunteer-meeting/


Ferguson Town Hall Meeting Addressing Diversity & Racial Tension

When: 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. Oct. 7

Where: Ferguson Community Center, 1050 Smith Avenue, Ferguson 63135

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


Ferguson Discussion Panel - hosted by St. Charles Community College

When: 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Oct. 8

Where: Auditorium of Social Sciences Building, St. Charles Community College, 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive, Cottleville 63376

More information at: http://www.stchas.edu/about-scc/college_news/2014/9/ferguson-panel-discussion


Pray For Ferguson

When: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Oct. 9

Where: Blessed Teresa of Calcutta, 120 N. Elizabeth Avenue, Ferguson 63135

About: This event will feature a community barbeque, followed by music from the Ike Ndolo Band featuring Emily Wilson. The event is free, and open to people of all ages and all faiths.

More information at: www.facebook.com/762149177163975/photos/gm.510539719049326/766992390012987/?type=1&theater


Community Health Fair

When: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Oct. 10

Where: District Administration Building, Building B, 1005 Waterford Drive, Florissant 63033

About: The Ferguson-Florissant School District is hosting a health fair that will include flu shots, blood pressure screening, diabetes screening and information/education on health-related topics

More information at: www.fergflor.org/pages/Ferguson-Florissant_SD/News/6725007581865458340


Legal Observer Training

When: 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Oct. 10

Where: SLU Law School Room 116, 100 N. Tucker Street, St. Louis 63101

About: "Hosted by the National Lawyers Guild, this training will equip you to be a legal observer. Please attend if you would like to be trained in advance of the large march this weekend. No RSVP required."

More information at: www.facebook.com/events/592568517514763/


Citywalk Concert Series: The Kingdom Brothers

When: 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Oct. 10

Where: Plaza at 501, 501 S. Florissant Road, Ferguson 63135

 More information at: fergusoncitywalk.com/event/citywalk-concert-series-kingdom-brothers/


Credit Ferguson FoodSpark Facebook Event
Ferguson FoodSpark Poster

Ferguson FoodSpark: Race, Class, and Privilege

When: 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. Oct. 11

Where: Multiple locations

Delmar Dinner Party - Empty lot across the street from the Regional Arts Commission

Downtown Dinner Party - Kiener Plaza

Ferguson Dinner Party – Ferguson Municipal Library Parking Lot

Grand Center Dinner Party – Public Media Commons

About: These dinner events offer St. Louis residents the opportunity to come together for a meal where they are free to discuss their own perspectives and concerns. They aim to provide “a safe space to discuss the issues of race, class, and privilege.” The events are free, but the meals are potluck style. Please bring your own dish to share.

To reserve tickets and learn more: www.eventbrite.com/e/ferguson-foodspark-race-class-and-privilege-tickets-13403659707

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