March 7
Pints for the Planet Event: Fundraiser for the Whole Planet Foundation
5 -7 p.m., Come to Whole Foods Market Galleria from 5-8pm and have a Schlafly beer at Happy Hour! Full glass pints will be $6.00, and individual glasses will be $3.00. Whole Foods Market’s Whole Planet Foundation helps global communities through micro lending programs to help alleviate poverty. All proceeds from this event will benefit the Whole Planet Foundation. For more information about the Whole Planet Foundation visit: https://www.wholeplanetfoundation.org.

March 7 & 8
Celtic Soul Experience
Concert & Retreat with Owen and Moley O’Sulilleabhain & Friends. Concert March 7 at 6pm. Retreat March 8 from 9 am to 5 pm with St. Louis poet and psychotherapist Kimberly Schneider. Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet Motherhouse, 6400 Minnesota Ave., St. Louis, MO 63111. For more info and tickets, visit www.togetherinfaithseries.com.

March 8 & 10
Save the World One Bite at a Time — Go Veg!
Airs on KNLC Channel 24 3/08 at noon and KNLC Renewable Energy Channel Channel 24-2 3/10 at 8:00 p.m. Bonnie Boime describes the horrific conditions in Confined Animal Feeding Operations. What about â??cage freeâ?? eggs and grass fed beef? Is it healthy for people to avoid animal products? Is it more expensive to eat a vegan diet? What does eating meat have to do with climate change?

March 8
Trailnet Beans, Bikes & Brews
2014 Ride Season Kickoff Chili Party. Trailnet Annual pot luck “chili party” that kicks off Trailnet’s ride season. 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., Immaculate Conception Parish Hall, 7240 Anna Ave., Maplewood MO 63143. $5 if you bring chili, an entree or side dish to share, or $10 without a dish. Children age 10 and under are free. 2013 Trailnet volunteers free. RSVP at trailnet.org.

March 11
Community & Resilience: Learning from New Orleans
5:30-7:30 pm. New Orleans has a front-row seat to climate change, disappearing coasts, and extreme weather events. It also is a case study in how community drives resiliency. In this talk, speaker Z Smith will take a look at how New Orleans actually came back after Katrina and is transforming itself into a 21st century city while preserving its culture, and the role a design firm can play in supporting moves towards a more resilient city. Alberici Headquarters, 8800 Page (63114). Free to USGBC-MGC Members and full time students; $20 for Non-members. Register at www.usgbc-mogateway.org/calendar.

March 11
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 stories at www.preventionandhealing.com.

March 13
Cooking for a Healthier Start to your Spring!
Join internationally renown Chef Warren Kramer for a series of guest lectures and cooking demonstrations!
Begins on Thursday, March 13th at 7:00 PM. Come meet Warren at Parker’s Table off Clayton Rd for a lecture on the “A New You in 2014! Strategies for Change in Your Health.” Warren says the most common New Year’s resolution people make in the beginning of the New Year other than to lose weight is to be healthier. Why is this so difficult to accomplish? If you are you ready to take your health to a new level Warren’s plan can create that shift in your health. Cost per person is $30.00 OR Bring a friend and cost is $30 for 2! TEA and Dessert Served. For more information on Warren Kramer check out his website at www.newenglandmacrobiotics.com. For information about the weekend workshops and cooking classes contact Betty at blbits7@aol.com or 314-662-1223.

March 13
7:30-8:30pm. Got bone worries? This class is for you! We all lose bone over our lives, and many of us drink milk, take supplements or even medications to help prevent bone problems. The thing is, dairy foods, calcium supplements and medications don’t address the root cause of thinning bones. Come learn what you need to do to keep or restore bone health. And, learn a bit of the science and research to understand what you should know and what you may NOT need to worry about after all. Cost: Free. Held at The Healing Center, 734 DeMun Ave in Clayton. For details or to register call 314-727-2120 or register online at HealingSTL.com or Facebook/HealingSTL.

March 15, 17
Airs on KNLC Channel 24 3/15 at noon and KNLC Renewable Energy Channel Channel 24-2 3/17 at 8:00 p.m. Marilyn Lorenz and Karen Wilson discuss dangers of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership. They describe how it could allow foreign lawsuits to overturn domestic courts and expand extractive industries. This could push poor people off their land and cause enormous environmental harm.

March 15 & 16
Fanfare of Quilts 2014
Presented by Bits ‘N’ Pieces Quilt Guild, Saturday, March 15 10 to 5, Sunday, March 16 11 to 4, Greensfelder Queeny Park, 550 Weidman Road, Ballwin, MO 63011. Admission $7 Good for both days. Over 350 quilts will be displayed, many popular vendors, Special Exhibit by Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry, Demonstrations, Charity Ticket and Sewing Machine Raffles, stunning Raffle Quilt, Antique Bed Turning, Appraisals, Door Prizes and so much more.
bitsnpiecesguild.com or bitsnpiecesguild@gmail.com

March 18
Connecting Your Health Between Your Teeth and Body
FREE Monthly Seminar and Discussion. Connecting Your Health Between Your Teeth and Body. 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.

March 18
Free Monthly Wellness Support Group
Free Monthly Wellness Support Group. Come and enjoy an evening of fellowship, learning opportunities in Medical Spiritual Information and exercises to strengthen your journey in managing your plan of care and treatment. Support Group Leaders: Dr. Simon Yu, M.D. and Chaplain Paul R. Johnson, M.Div. When: Third Tuesday each month (with an occasional exception) 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, 314-432-7802. For more info, read the article on our web site at www.PreventionAndHealing.com titled “New Medicine, New Biology: Spiritual Wellness, Spiritual Assessment, and Spiritual Care.”

March 20
6:30-7pm. Feel the vibrational healing energy of Tibetan Bowls for Spring Renewal and abundance. These bowls were hand made with the traditional seven metal alloys of gold, silver, iron, mercury, tin, copper, and lead. Speaker/Healer: Suzanne Sorensen. Cost: Love Donation/Offering. Held at Holistic Journey, 216 Frank Scott Pkwy E, Swansea, IL 62226. (618) 234-8280 or www.yourholisticjourney.com.

March 22
1-3pm. Ever wanted to make your own laundry soap or other household cleansers? Class participants will create something fresh and clean scented to take home and use! Speaker: Ramona VonderHaar, Certified Aromatherapist. Cost: $25 includes some supplies, register in advance. Held at Holistic Journey, 216 Frank Scott Pkwy E, Swansea, IL 62226. Call (618) 234-8280 or visit www.yourholisticjourney.com.

March 25
ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager is an online, interactive energy management tool that allows you to measure and track your building’s energy and water consumption, identify investment priorities, and verify improvements over time. During this hands-on workshop, participants will utilize information they bring about their building to establish their building’s profile in Portfolio Manager. 7:30 -9:30 am, Room 213, STLCC Corporate College, 3221 McKelvey Rd., Bridgeton, MO 63044, $30 for USGBC members (Section C02), $45 for non-USGBC members (Section C01) Call 314-984-7777 with the section number (CONS 701) to register.

March 26
EFT for Eating
Join Ginny Myers, Joy Activist and Certified Holistic Health Coach to learn how the simple, effective stress reduction technique known as Tapping can help you heal your relationship with food and eating to completion. Where: The Healing Center 734 De Mun Ave, Clayton MO 63105. When: Wednesday, March 26 7:30-9:00 P.M. Cost: Free of charge. Registration required: Ginny@BWellWithGinnyM.com.

March 27
Free Monthly Seminar and Discussion – Learn about Emotional Polarity Technique, a natural energy healing technique that helps you release stress through Energy, Intuition and Forgiveness. 7:15 p.m. at Breath of Life Health & Wellness Center, 7700 Clayton Road, Suite 319, Richmond Heights, MO 63117. Please call Dorothy Tomasic at 636.821.1158 or email dorothy@myessentialconnections.com to reserve your space.

March 27
Growing Green Awards
The USGBC-Missouri Gateway Chapter’s Growing Green Awards celebrates and recognizes the individuals, groups, and organizations actively transforming the built environment while sharing their knowledge of green building and sustainable practices. Tickets include cocktails, dinner, dessert, offsite parking, and keynote address by Katie Swenson, VP of Design at Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. Visit www.usgbc-mogateway.org/green-awards for a list of nominees! Mad Art Gallery, $75 per ticket before Wednesday, March 19th at 4:00 pm. Register at www.usgbc-mogateway.org/green-awards.

March 30
See page 5 for more information and discount admission ticket! For info call 314-962-7748!