July Happenings

July 2,9,16,23,30



9:30-10:45 a.m. Beginning and intermediates, Bring mat or blanket.Call Gretchen for info. – 314-772-8848.


July 7

Intro to Furniture Repair

6-8pm, 4168 Manchester Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63110. Got a wobble problem? Learn the basics of furniture repair to secure joints and overall structure. Acquired skills can be applied to a variety of furniture pieces. All materials provided. Just $35. To register: Pay online: http://perennialstl.org/pages/workshops.html or e-mail classes@perennialstl.org or call Perennial at 314.802.7384.


July 9 & 11

Oil and Aquatic life

Airs on KNLC Channel 24 07/09 at noon and KNLC Renewable Energy Channel Channel 24-2 07/11 at 9:00 p.m. Host Don Fitz and guests Sarah Heyman and Beverly Long compare the April 2010 Deep Water Horizon disaster to other spills and ask the meaning for aquatic plants and animals. This Green Time includes footage of Barbara Chicherio speaking on the ecological impact of oil spills.


July 12

Free Class: Health from the Sun

Tuesday, July 12th, 7-8 pm. At The Healing Center, 734 DeMun in Clayton. Call 314-727-2120 to reserve your seat. In the past few years sunshine and Vitamin D have been a hot topics. Often people, even children find that they have low Vitamin D levels when measured by blood test. Most people know that exposure to the sun helps our body to make Vitamin D, but exposure to the sun might also be harmful. Health writers tell us that some sunscreens may be more harmful for our health than we realized, but can we are also told to wear sunscreen every day. Come learn all about D, sun safety, and the best ways to make sure you are getting your sunshine safely.


July 12

Integrating Alternative Medicine

with Conventional Medicine

FREE Monthly Seminar and Discussion – Integrating Alternative Medicine with Conventional Medicine – Learn how to build your immune system and take charge of your health. If you are suffering from chronic conditions, you’ll learn why you don’t have to live with your “incurable” symptoms anymore. Topics covered include: Cancer, Heart Disease/Stroke, Diabetes, Arthritis, Osteoporosis, ADD/ADHD, Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia, Food Allergies, Nutrition, and many more. You should come to this discussion also if you feel, “My Doctor said everything is fine! Then why do I feel so lousy?” Second Tuesday each month at 6:30 pm at our healing clinic – Prevention and Healing, Inc., Dr. Simon Yu, M.D., Board Certified Internist, 10908 Schuetz Road, St. Louis, MO 63146, Weaving Internal Medicine with Alternative Medicine to Use the Best Each Has to Offer. Call to verify meeting date; seating is limited, arrive early, 314-432-7802. See patient success stories at www.preventionandhealing.com.


July 13

Posture Check – Free Slide Show

Free Slide Show Presentation/Lecture on Wednesday, July 13th called “Posture Check.” It is a 1-hour discussion of the direct correlation between good posture, longevity and quality of life. 6:30 p.m. at InMotion Health Center, 7800 Clayton Road, STL 63117 RSVP at 314-644-2081.


July 13

Learn to Bake Gluten-Free

Whole Foods Market, Town & Country. 6:30 – 8:30 pm, $25. With Maya Bradstreet, AADP Certified Holistic Health Counselor. Gluten-Free baking is probably the most confusing and anxiety-producing part of the gluten-free lifestyle. We’ll navigate through the myriads of flours, techniques, mixes – and you’ll leave excited to recreate some of these easy & delicious recipes. We’ll convert some classics and make unique refreshing treats. We’ll cover quick breads, cookies, cobblers, pies and cakes – all tasty enough to fool even the non-gluten-free foodie! www.arecipe4wellness.com. For more information please call 636.527.1160.


July 14

Whole Foods Market

Grass-fed Beef Burger Cook-off

Sponsored by Feast Magazine and Rain Crow Ranch. 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Free. Come one; come all to our Burger Cook-off! Local area chefs will compete to see who has the best grass-fed beef burger. The chef who wins will be awarded $500 to a charity of their choice. How do they win? Well, you decide! Come by and sample all the entries, then cast your vote for the best burger. Your vote will automatically enter you to win a brand new outdoor grill! A second winner will be chosen by Catherine Neville of Feast Magazine and the Whisnant’s, our Grass-Fed Beef producers. At 8:00 pm the voting will end and at 8:15 pm we will announce the winners. But that’s not all! We will have live music from Swing DeVille and beer tastings. Join us for burgers, beers and a whole lot of fun.Participating Chef’s: Nicholas Miller, Harvest Restaurant; Kristopher Janik, Robust Wine Bar

Cary McDowell, Winslow’s Home & Farm; Grace Dinsmoor, Modesto Tapas Bar and Restaurant; Clara Moore, Local Harvest Cafe; Chris Drummond, Whole Foods Market. For more information please call Whole Food Market Brentwood, 314-968-7744.


July 19


7:00-9:00pm A Gathering Place Massage School offers an evening of relaxation and bodywork, including Chair Massage, Chinese Healing Modalities, Energywork, Metal Singing Bowls, and much more! This event is free! Held at 12061 Dorsett Road, Maryland Heights, MO 63043. Contact us at 314-739-5559 or www.agatheringplace.com.



July 19

Connecting Your Health

Between Your Teeth and Body.

FREE Monthly Seminar and Discussion. You may not realize it, but your teeth and gums may be making you ill or weakening your immune system. Hidden infections. Unresolved illness. Find out what may be happening between your teeth and body and what to do about it. Discover how infection and illness transfer between the teeth and body. Understand how biological dentistry focuses on your overall health. Learn about what dental materials are compatible with wellness, mercury-free, tooth-colored fillings,the impact of dental procedures, how certain dental procedures can influence your body, and nutritional therapy that supports a healthy mouth. Third Tuesday Each Month, 6:30 pm at the Holistic Dentistry office of, and presented by, Dr. Michael Rehme, D.D.S., C.C.N. (Certified Clinical Nutritionist), 2821 N. Ballas Rd, Suite 245, St. Louis, MO 63131. A Healthy Choice for Dental Care. Call to verify seminar date and reserve your space at 314-997-2550. See Patient Success Stories at www.toothbody.com.



July 23


10:30 am – 12:00 pm Lamb’s-quarters will be sampled and discussed. Fresh plants can be harvested in the garden at the back of our building to take home. Eating with the seasons helps your body adjust to new temperatures and increases your resistance to disease. Discussion will include appropriate herbs and lighter foods for the summer season. Taught by Cheryl Hoard, owner of Cheryl’s Herbs. Free. Held at Cheryl’s Herbs. Visit www.cherylsherbs.com. Please call for a reservation 314-645-2165.


July 23 & 25

Losing Our Cool

Airs on KNLC Channel 24 07/23 at noon and KNLC Renewable Energy Channel Channel 24-2 07/25 at 9:00 p.m. Host Don Fitz and guests Gavin Perry and Patricia Schuba discuss how we could keep cool in summer by using much less electricity if we relied on conservation, energy reduction and alternative energy. This Green Time includes footage of Stan Cox speaking on electricity used for air conditioning in the US.


July 24

Henry Shaw Birthday

At Missouri Botanical Garden

The Missouri Botanical Garden is throwing a birthday party! On Sunday, July 24, enjoy old-fashioned entertainment and free Garden and Children’s Garden admission all day long in honor of Garden’s founder Henry Shaw’s 211th birthday. Henry Shaw in front of the Museum BuildingCelebrate the occasion with family-friendly activities from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. “Henry Shaw” himself will greet guests to the birthday bash – look for him strolling the Garden grounds, dressed in his familiar black top hat, alongside other actors dressed in vintage Victorian costumes. Have your silhouette portrait drawn by an artist, witness the agility of a stilt walker and listen to whimsical tunes performed by an organ grinder. Watch a special puppetry performance by Bob Kramer’s Marionettes at 10:30 a.m., noon and 1:30 p.m. outdoors on Spoehrer Plaza. Enjoy the beauty of the Garden grounds and Doris I. Schnuck Children’s Garden, offering free July 24th admission from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Take a tour of Tower Grove House, Shaw’s original country estate, open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Stroll through the Lichtenstein Victorian District to see the bountiful summer blooms of the Kresko Victorian Garden, wind through the Kaeser Maze and visit Shaw’s mausoleum. Stop by the Children’s Garden to experience “A Missouri Adventure” in a 19th century prairie village. In celebration of STAGES ST. LOUIS’ 25th anniversary season, featuring a month-long run of The Secret Garden, the Missouri Botanical Garden will share one of its own secrets – the historic Museum Building will be open for tours on July 24. Opened in 1859, the Museum Building originally housed the Garden’s mounted herbarium plant specimens and library, and is normally closed to the public. Stop by the Henry Shaw Cactus Society show and sale, open July 23 through 31 inside the Orthwein Floral Display Hall. Browse a wide array of cacti and succulents, enjoy expert demonstrations and get plant care advice. Visit the Spink Pavilion for Café Flora brunch, offered every Sunday in summer from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Choose from an a la carte menu and dine inside or out, overlooking the Garden’s central reflecting pools. Call (314) 577-0200 for more information. Missouri Botanical Garden admission is free for all visitors on Sunday, July 24. Regular admission is normally $8, with St. Louis City and County residents enjoying discounted admission of $4 and free admission on Wednesday and Saturday mornings until noon. Children ages 12 and under and Garden members are free. Children’s Garden admission is regularly $5 for ages 3 to 12. The Missouri Botanical Garden is located at 4344 Shaw Blvd. in south St. Louis. Free parking is available on-site and two blocks west at the corner of Shaw and Vandeventer. www.mobot.org (314) 577-5100.


July 28

Free Class: Optimal Eating

Thursday, July 28th, 7-8 pm. At The Healing Center, 734 DeMun in Clayton. Call 314-727-2120 to reserve your seat. Unfortunately there is not one eating plan that is optimal for everyone. In this class we will look at ways to figure out what may be the best way to eat for you. We will also discuss healthy food sources, superfoods and healthy eating strategies for busy people and parents.


July 30


10:30 am – 1:00 pm Learn how to make your own natural body care products. Enjoy pampering your skin and hair with the natural goodness of essential oils, herbs and nourishing fruits and vegetables. You will be delighted with the outstanding simplicity compared to the complicated chemical-laden spa, salon and department store variety of products. Each person will make two products. Taught by Cheryl Hoard of Cheryl’s Herbs. Cost: $25. Held at Cheryl’s Herbs. Visit www.cherylsherbs.com. Please call for a reservation 314-645-2165.

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