Events

Horsin’ Around Fun Show Back For A Third Year

Benefit Horsin’ Around Fun Show in Rhineland, MO at City Park June 7, 2014.

By Kate Engemann
Hermann, Mo.
– Here we go again!  For the past two years the Horsin’ Around fun Show has been offered as a “Fun”draiser for St. George School.  The show initially began with one person and has now evolved into a committee of parishioners and supporters of St. George School who want to raise funds while having a great time.  The Horsin’ Around Fun Show will be held on Saturday June 7, 2014 at 10am.  Admissions are $2 per person and children 5 and under are free.

Past, Present And Future Take To The Skies Over Chesterfield, May 3-4

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - The Spirit of St. Louis Air Show & STEM Expo, presented by Boeing, will kick the tires and light the fires this May 3-4 at the Spirit of St. Louis Airport in Chesterfield.

In the air, the US Navy Blue Angels, flying their Boeing F/A-18s and their C-130 “Fat Albert,” will headline a dynamic air show that features both current and historic aircraft. The Blue Angels will be joined by a B-17, B-25, TBM Avenger, T-6 Texan, SBD Dauntless, FG-1 Corsair, A-26 Lady Liberty, AD-5 Skyraider, F-8F Bearcat, Huey and Cobra helicopters, and world-class acrobatic flyers Patty Wagstaff, Skip Stewart and Michael Goulian. Helicopter and B-17 flights will be available for the general public.

Earth Day Celebration April 26 at ECC

UNION, Mo. - Many hands-on activities for children will highlight the Earth Day celebration Saturday, April 26, at East Central College.  The free event will be held from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the Multipurpose Building at the college campus in Union.

Children will have the opportunity to plant samplings, enjoy safe solar viewing, learn about recycling and repurposing and also learn about animal and their habitats.  There will be a variety of games focused on protecting the earth’s natural resources.

Beautiful Weather For Annual Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - Saturday afternoon the New Haven Lions Club Annual Easter Egg Hunt could not have asked for better weather.  Moms and dads, many of whom can probably remember hunting during their childhood years, were now watching their kids racing to gather as many eggs with hopes of finding the “silver” egg.

What makes New Haven’s Easter egg hunt so unique is the fact that the same two Lions Club members, Mark Zobrist and Tom Lagemann, have been in charge of organizing the event for over the past 30 years.  How many years exactly?  Well, that is a good question because neither Lagemann or Zobrist are 100 percent sure.

Habitat For Humanity Of Franklin County Annual Dinner Auction April 25

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Mo. - On Friday, April 25th, Habitat for Humanity of Franklin County is holding its second Dinner and Auction.

The dinner will be held at East Central College and the meal is being prepared by the Cullinary Arts classes.  Auction items include get-away vacations, Cardinals tickets, lots of sports memorabilia including many Cardinals autographs, and collectible items including old Stock Certificates,

Benefit Dance For Jescie Powell - Stabbing Victim From Domestic Violence

Additional information below about the benefit.

Jescie, age 27, was airlifted after being stabbed many times by her husband and tw of Jescie's good friends/ coworkers and one 7 year-old-boy did not survive.

Jescie worked many years as a CNA and did not have medical insurance. She spent several days in the Trauma Intesive Care Unit before returning home to recover and heal.

She underwent several hours of open heart surgery to repair the damage and had to be placed on a ventilator to breathe.

5K In Hermann for Breast Cancer Awareness

BY LEE PETTI JOHN

HERMANN, MO. - On May 10th, the Just Call Me Ray organization will host its inaugural 5K and wine tasting event. The Ray Day 5K will be located at the City Park in Hermann Missouri. All ages are welcome and corporate teams are encouraged. The 5K is a “Run, Walk, or Crawl” event. There will be a mile turnaround for those wanting a more leisurely pace. The race will begin at 8:00 am next to the campground at the park.

Seventeenth Annual Girl Scouts April Showers Begins April 4

Girl Scouts has collected more than 12 million personal care items since 1998

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - Girl Scouts will distribute white, recycled plastic bags door-to-door throughout the Council’s jurisdiction, April 4, 5 and 6. Residents have until April 12 to fill their bags with the listed items. Residents who do not receive a bag on their doors can visit a Showering the Community Event at local Walmarts on April 5. Besides Walmart, Emerson, Dierbergs and Schnucks all partner with Girl Scouts for April Showers.

During Showering the Community, Girl Scout troops stand in front of Walmart stores, some wearing raincoats and galoshes or holding umbrellas as they hand raindrop-shaped lists of needed items to people.

Girls encourage customers to buy some of these items as they complete their own shopping. Participating shoppers then hand the items to the girls at the stores’ exits.

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