November 1, 3, 6 & 7


Airs on KDHX Digital Ch. 980 in the City of St. Louis: 10/25 & 11/01 8:30 pm, 10/27 & 11/03 7 pm, 10/30 & 11/06 12:30 pm, & 10/31 & 11/07 6 pm.  To view online, go to http://kdhxgreentime.blip.tv/ and search for episode 352.  Host Don Fitz and guests Alec Plant and David Feldmann ask how diet contributes to environmental degradation and social changes needed to make veganism the norm.


November 3

Handling Holiday Stress: A Free Lecture

with Dr. Sharon Fitelson on Simple Tips for Staying Healthy & Happy Through the holiday Season and Beyond!  Diet Strategies for balancing indulgence, Safe Indoor Exercise Plans, Dealing with Stress from the Inside Out. 6:30 p.m. At InMotion Health Center, 7800 Clayton Rd, 63117. 314-644-2081. www.imhc.com. RSVP  314-644-2081 info@imhc.com.


November 3

Black &  Green Forum: “Oil Spills — Ecological Disaster and Social Justice.”

Wed. Nov. 3, 7 p.m. Ben Wuloo Ikari of the Ogoni Children Cultural and Fundamental Rights Council will describe damage that Shell Oil causes Nigeria, where much more oil has been spilled than British Petroleum did in the Gulf of Mexico.  Sponsored by Gateway Green Alliance and Universal African Peoples Organization.  Legacy Books and Café, 5249 Delmar (near Union).  For information call 314-727-8554.


November 5 & 6

Weavers’ Guild of St. Louis

28th Annual Sale

Featuring a wonderful variety of fiber arts! Friday 10am-8pm, Saturday 10am-5pm. At the Brentwood Community Center. 2505 South Brentwood Blvd. FREE Admission. Excellent parking available. Daily demonstrations of weaving, spinning and fiber art. For more information call:  (636) 343-5643 or visit www.weaversguildstl.org/GuildSale/2010/sale2010.htm.


November 6

Children Save the Rainforest!

1 – 2:00 pm, Whole Foods Market, 1160 Town and Country Crossing Drive. $10 donation to Monteverdi Conservation League of U.S. In the Central American country of Costa Rica is the Children’s Eternal Rainforest. This beautiful forest is being saved from destruction by children across the world that care enough to contribute their time, money and hard work to expand and protect this natural sanctuary. Explore this largely untouched preserve of 54,000 acres in an inviting, personal interview with science teacher, Maggie Eisenberger, who has traveled often to this area. Marvel at the intricate relationships between plants and animals that demonstrate how everything is connected, both within the forest’s web of life and across the planet. Learn how Monteverdi Conservation League U.S, www.mclus.org, is making a positive impact on the habitat of the resplendent quetzal, three-wattled bellbird and critically endangered rufous-eyed stream frog. Using wildlife photos and award winning books, Ms. Eisenberger will deepen your awareness of ways to make a difference in our global environment and heighten your appreciation of nature. Reservations required due to limited space. Call 636-527-1160.


November 7-18

The St. Louis Jewish Book Festival

The largest of its kind in the United States, returns for its 32nd season Nov. 7 through 18 at the Jewish Community Center in Creve Coeur. Presenting literary, media, business, sports and entertainment luminaries to audiences of more than 20,000 every fall, the festival has grown into one of the largest, most anticipated events of the year. Tickets are available by phone at 314-442-3299 and online at www.brownpapertickets.com. Series Tickets and Series PLUS Tickets are also available for purchase at the JCC in Creve Coeur, the JCC in Chesterfield, Plaza Frontenac, Left Bank Books in the Central West End and Downtown, and the St. Louis County Library Headquarters on Lindbergh Boulevard. Visit www.stljewishbookfestival.org  for more information and a complete schedule of authors appearing at the 2010 festival.


November 7

Recycled Arts Workshop:  Holiday Decor

Whole Foods Market, 1601 S. Brentwood. 3 – 4:00 pm, $10. With Artist and Coordinator of Upcycle Exchange, Autumn Wiggins. Join The Upcycle Exchange for a night of festive holiday crafting! A variety of unique projects, including ornaments, garlands, and centerpieces will be demonstrated and materials will be provided for you to make and take. Deck your halls this year with stunning, yet simple and eco-friendly, handmade decorations! For more info call 314-968-7744.

November 7

Open House At InMotion Health Center

1pm to 5pm. Dr. Rachel Loeb, Chiropractic Physician, welcomes you to an open house at the InMotion Health Center. Get a chair massage, win door prizes and gift certificates from local businesses, tour the office and learn about chiropractic, acupuncture, massage, and nutrition.  7800 Clayton Road, Richmond Heights, MO 63117. (314) 644- 2081 Rachel@rlchiropractic.com To see what prizes you can win follow me on Twitter: DrRachelLoeb. Become a Fan on Facebook: Dr. Rachel Loeb, Chiropractic Physician. Read my blog at www.rlchiropractic.com.


November 7 & 8

6th Annual Electronics Recycling Drive

MERS/Goodwill is again partnering with Congregation B’nai Amoona and the City of Creve Coeur for their annual electronics recycling drive: Sunday, November 7th 8 a.m. –4 p.m. & Monday, November 8th, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Congregation B’nai Amoona parking lot: 324 South Mason Road. No charge. No need to sort your items. Receipt for tax deductions provided on the spot. Bring computers, TVs, VCR/DVD players, phones, clocks, all home electronics & appliances. Any item with a cord, motor or battery! Pick-up service provided for large items. Call Sharon at 314-982-8917. Last year we collected 308 tons of material that otherwise would have gone in a landfill. Help us break that record this year and protect the environment by keeping these harmful materials out of landfills!


November 8, 10, 13, 14, 15, 17, 20 & 21

The Transition Movement

Airs on KDHX Digital Ch. 980 in the City of St. Louis: 11/08 & 11/15 8:30 pm, 11/10 & 11/17 7 pm, 11/13 & 11/20 12:30 pm, & 11/14 & 11/21 6 pm.  To view online, go to http://kdhxgreentime.blip.tv/ and search for episode 353.  Host Don Fitz and guests Melissa Campbell and Chris Clark discuss a more natural life style as it relates to housing, education and food.  Includes portions of “In Transition.”


November 9


7-9pm. Learning about the historical use and modern health benefits of Orange, Cinnamon, Clove, Cardamon, Ginger, Evergreens, Frankincense and Myrrh offers an opportunity for deeper appreciation of familiar holiday traditions. Everyone will make a fragrant holiday room spray to take home. Taught by Cheryl Hoard, owner of Cheryl’s Herbs. Cost: $20. Held at Cheryl’s Herbs. Visit www.cherylsherbs.com for more information. Please contact us for a reservation 314-645-2165.


November 9

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 and reserve your space at 314-432-7802. See patient  stories at www.preventionandhealing.com.


November 11


10 am – 5 pm. Featuring: Aromatherapy Bar, Chair Massage & Pranci Healing. As a special honor to all our military veterans, this Veteran’s Day Cheryl’s Herbs is offering aromatherapy and massage sessions free to veterans and $10 for all others. All products will be on sale at 11% off for veterans. Held at Cheryl’s Herbs. Visit www.cherylsherbs.com for more information. Please contact us for a reservation 314-645-2165.


November 14

Sweat-4-Pets Race & Fun Walk

Join fellow runners and dog lovers for the 10th Annual “Sweat-4-Pets” 5K & 10K race and 1 Mile Fun Walk. The races kick off at 9am at the Sons of Rest Pavilion in Tower Grove Park. Prizes for sponsorships, medals for winners in all age categories and overall in both races, free t-shirts, free food and drink, raffle, vendors- something for everyone. Bring your dog for a wonderful fall event in the city. Jennifer Blome will lead the walk. Races will be timed by Fleet Feet. To register online:http://www.fleetfeetstl.com/sweat4pets.htm. Pre-race packet pick-up Saturday, November 13th, 11am-2pm at Fleet Feet, Gravois and 141 in Dierberg?s Plaza. Proceeds benefits Operation SPOT (Stop Pet Overpopulation Today).


November 16 –

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.toothandbodyconnection.com.


November 16


7-8 pm. Complex issues drive thyroid dysfunction. Sign up for this free online WEBINAR by Dr. Dave Peterson, DC, DCCN. Learn why gastrointestinal disorders and hormone imbalances contribute to chronic thyroid problems. Latest treatment options will be discussed.  See www.stlwa.com “Seminars” tab info. 7-8pm online. Wellness Alternatives. 636-227-4949.


Through November 16

Ornaments for Officers

is a new non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds for The Backstoppers. Through November 16, Ornaments for Officers will be collecting holiday ornaments at our headquarters (10424 Manchester Road, Kirkwood, MO 63122) and at various other locations. The ornaments that are donated will then be distributed and displayed on trees at retail locations, where they will be for sale at $3.00 per ornament. The proceeds will be donated to The Backstoppers and used to assist the families of fallen officers. Our goal this year is to raise $20,000 for The Backstoppers. More information is available at http://www.ornamentsforofficers.com. For interviews, please contact Rick at Ornaments for Officers at (314)681-0401.


November 16

Free Class: Enzymes, The Key to Health

Tuesday, November 16th, 7-8pm. Enzymes help you digest your food and they are your immune system. Learn about Enzymes, the workers of the body, and how they help your body to heal itself. This class will begin with a short video presentation about Enzymes in our food supply. The Healing Center 734 DeMun in Clayton. Call today to reserve your seat, 314-727-2120.


November 18


will be held on Thursday, November 18, 5:00 – 8:00 pm, at the Stone Spiral Coffee House, 2500 Sutton Ave., in Maplewood.   Highlights of the event include: international hors d’oeuvres  and gift bazaar; silent auction; 50/50 raffle; and performing artists, featuring Iranian musician Fardin Karamkahani, Aalim Belly Dance, and Senegalese folk musician Mimi Roach.   Proceeds from the “WORLD CAFÉ” benefit programs for foreign born and American seniors offered through Bi-Lingual International Assistant Services (BIAS).  Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at the door.   Tickets may be purchased at the Stone Spiral Coffee House or by contacting BIAS at (314) 692-9010; bilingualstl@cs.com.  For additional information about this event or Bi-Lingual International Assistant Services (BIAS), please click on www.bilingualstl.org.



Shopping Extravaganza

for Friends of Birthright

6 pm at The Women’s Closet Exchange.  Bring your friends & shop all 4 stores- one for women, one for teens, one for children & one for your home.  30% of all purchases will be donated to the Friends of Birthright.  Cocktails, appetizers, raffle & more!  11575 Gravois Road, Sappington, MO 63126.   www.friendsofbirthright.org


November 18, 20, 21, 26-28

Fair Trade Market:

Weaving a Single World

Weave joy around the world by shopping fair and sweat free at the 8th annual Fair Trade Market Saturday & Sunday November 20-21 and Friday, Saturday and Sunday November 26-28, 2010 from 9 am to 3 pm. Held at Manchester United Methodist Church (129 woods Mill Rd Manchester, MO 63011), the market is one of the largest of its kind offering thousands of handmade items with an average price of $20, live entertainment and food. The Fair Trade Market is designed to transport shoppers around the world with international entertainment and a selection of items from more than 50 countries. None generated in sweatshops or in violation of fair labor practices and all with good environmental practices in mind. Items available include clothing and accessories, coffee, chocolate, baskets and boxes, games, home decor, jewelry, musical instruments, rugs, toys and more. New this year, on the first weekend only, a fair trade hand-knotted Oriental rug event and sale and, during the second weekend only, weaving demonstrations and alpaca petting! The Special Fair Trade Oriental Rug Event begins Thursday November 18 at 6 pm. Visit www.ManchesterUMC.org/FTM for vendors, entertainment schedule, and more details on fair trade.


November 20



Come explore a gentle, safe and powerful approach to healing illness – our Homeopathy Study Group is devoted to assisting you in developing a practical understanding of homeopathy, both in theory and for home use. All levels of experience are welcome! Each month we will focus on a different health topic, as well as treatable conditions that can be effectively addressed at home. We will study common homeopathic remedies and become skilled at how to use them during times of illness as well as non-emergency first aid situations. Time will also be spent in practicing remedy selection. Led by Dr. Julie Good, these sessions take place from 9am to 11am on the third Saturday of each month at the Healing Arts Center, 2601 S. Big Bend, St. Louis, MO  63143. There is NO FEE, but registration is requested (please RSVP at 314-647-8080).


November 20 & 30

Recycled Arts Workshop:

Decorated Glass Gifts

Nov. 20, 3 – 4:30 pm, $15. Nov. 30, 6:30-8 pm. Whole Foods Market, 1601 S. Brentwood. With Artist and Coordinator of Upcycle Exchange, Autumn Wiggins Looking for some unique, inexpensive do-it-yourself gifts this holiday season? The Upcycle Exchange has got you covered in this fun class where you’ll get to make sleek, modern lamps and vases from wine bottles and create personalized mosaic tile pendants. We’ll provide materials, but feel free to bring any empty wine bottles you’d like to decorate too. For more information call 314-968-7744.


November 22

Healthy Skin

7pm. A plain-talk seminar with Christine Salter, MD, DC.

Richmond Heights Community Center, 8001 Dale Ave., Richmond Heights, MO 63117.  Sonsored by the Centre for Vibrant Health & Wellness.  Info or RSVP 314.361.0111.


November 22, 24, 27, 28 & 29 and December 1, 4, & 5


Airs on KDHX Digital Ch. 980 in the City of St. Louis: 11/22 & 11/29 8:30 pm, 11/24 & 12/01 7 pm, 11/27 & 12/04 12:30 pm, & 11/29 & 11/05 6 pm.  To view online, go to http://kdhxgreentime.blip.tv/ and search for episode 354.  Host Don Fitz and guest Bob Criss discuss heavy oils and strip mining, water contamination, and pollutants such as sulfur, nitrogen and heavy metals.


November 27


25th annual World Peace Day,

Saturday, Nov. 27th 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. at Garden of Life Spiritual Center (formerly The Divine Science Church of Crestwood) 9525 Eddie & Park Rd, Crestwood, MO 63126, featuring Georgy Rock & Bob Dill, and Jan Marra. Refreshments following + Raffle for “Peace Prizes” Tickets $10 in advance; $15 at the door – ($10 for students & seniors) Call 314-601-3789; or e-mail jbreeze46@aol.com; www.wpdaystl.com.