June 2
Look Good, Feel Good
Presented by Iris Salsman and Deborah Zorensky, MS, RD, LD, CCN, 7pm. The classroom at The Center for Mind, Body & Spirit, 7647 Delmar Blvd. Attendance is free, but please register. How do you feel about yourself in terms of weight, looks and health? Are you noticing that your energy level has decreased over the years? Are you experiencing aches and pains in your knees or elsewhere? Do you cringe when you hear words like obese? Do you avoid mirrors or shopping for clothes because you don’t like the size you are in? Have you cut back on how often you go out because you don’t like how you feel or look? If you answered yes to any of these questions, come to learn how you can ReClaim your health and your shape. Deborah and Iris have both been following anti-inflammatory diets for many months and both have released many pounds and welcomed their new found health and energy. We would like to share our stories with you and introduce you to some life-changing options. Deborah is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist, a Certified Clinical Nutritionist and has her Master’s Degree in Allied Health with an emphasis on nutrition. Iris Salsman is a veteran dieter. Over the years, she’s lost and gained enough weight to make at least three people. After trying every program on the market, she finally got a handle on what it takes to permanently change her lifestyle and become healthy and thin (yes!) once and for all. And she’s willing to share her journey and lifestyle with you in an entertaining, informative manner. Please call The Center at 314.725.6767 to register.

June 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30
Try the Greenways: Bike Dardenne Greenway
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. St. Charles Community College—4601 Mid Rivers Mall Dr., Cottleville, 63376
Join Trailnet and Great Rivers Greenway for a free, weekly, easy-paced, guided ride on a paved trail in the River Ring network. Every Tuesday in June, the two organizations will take cyclists on a four-mile trek along the Dardenne Greenway, from St. Charles Community College to the Pavilion at Rabbit Run Park and back again. Registration for each ride begins at 5:30 p.m. at St. Charles Community College, located at 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Dr. in Cottleville, with rides departing at 6 p.m. For more information, call 314-436-1324, email meredith@trailnet.org.

June 4
Rainwater Harvesting Case Study
Mary Institute and Country Day school captures rainwater in a 10,000 gallon storage tank, where it is held before being utilized in plumbing fixtures throughout the school. This session will begin with an overview of the system, follow with a discussion on the day-to-day operations/maintenance, and end with a tour showcasing the holding tanks. WHEN: Thursday, June 4, 3:30 – 5:00 pm WHERE: Mary Institute and Country Day School, 101 North Warson Rd. 63124 FEE: $30/USGBC-MGC Members; $45/Non-members REGISTER: www.usgbc-mogateway.org.

June 6
St. Louis Urban Gardening Symposium
Join us Saturday, June 6, 2015 for the 2nd Annual St. Louis Urban Gardening Symposium located at Brightside St. Louis’ Demonstration Garden at 4646 Shenandoah Avenue. The symposium will feature a series of 40-minute workshops led by experts in their respective fields to help gardeners learn how to plan, plant and care for a neighborhood or home garden. Check-in begins at 8:30a.m. and workshops begin at 9:00a.m. Workshop topics and descriptions are posted on the registration webpage. The cost is only $10 per person. The fee will be waived for St. Louis city residents who qualify as Neighbors Naturescaping participants. Call 314-400-2115 to register by phone. Space is limited and will be filled on a first-come first-served basis.

June 6
Another Look at Ferguson
Airs on KNLC Channel 24 06/06 at noon and KNLC Renewable Energy Channel Channel 24-2 06/08 at 8:00 p.m. How does the police killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson fit into the history of racism, especially in the St. Louis area? Kathi Corbett-Otto and Johnathan McFarland explore the myth that we are living in a post-racial society. How can we pull together many different human rights movements?

June 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; seating is limited, arrive early, 314-432-7802. See patient success stories at www.preventionandhealing.com.

June 9
Green Dining Alliance Crawl
Maplewood, Missouri’s Special Business District has been named the nation’s 1st Green Dining District! This name comes from the Green Dining Alliance (GDA) that works with restaurants to reduce their environmental impact. Join us for a brief presentation about the GDA, and then enjoy a food crawl of the GDA establishments in the area! WHEN: Tuesday, June 9, 5:00 – 7:30 pm WHERE: Event starts at Schlafly Bottleworks, 7260 Southwest Ave. 63143 FEE: $10/USGBC-MGC Members and full time students; $20/Non-members Register at www.usgbc-mogateway.org.

June 11
Pick Up in Isle 5 At Whole Foods
Calling all signals to join us for a fun evening of dating/relationship facts, tips and suggestions for planning a great date with Relationship Coach Christine Kniffen, LCSW. Find out the three main things to look for on that first date, as well as quickly determining what you need to be happy. We will provide light snacks & wine, chances to mingle and will have lots of fun. Learn and sample some of the best aphrodisiac foods, best date night movies “he will watch” and find out the biggest “first date” turnoffs for both men and women. Join us on Thursday, June 11th at 6PM for this fun singles event at the Town & Country Whole Foods store. Call to reserve a space…. ($10)….636.527.1160.

June 16
Free Monthly Wellness Support Group
June 16 – Free Monthly Prevention and Healing Support Group. This month’s topic: Meditations To Reduce Stress and Promote Healing, Speaker: Phylis Clay Sparks. Come experience a variety of techniques that scientific studies have shown can have many health benefits. Learn simple methods to calm your mind, reduce stress, and improve concentration. Studies have shown that meditative techniques can lower blood pressure, amp up your immune system, and prepare you to meet stressful circumstances with greater ease. 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. – 8:00 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 information, read the article on our web site at www.PreventionAndHealing.com titled “New Medicine, New Biology: Spiritual Wellness, Spiritual Assessment, and Spiritual Care.”

June 16
Connecting Your Health Between Your Teeth and Body
June 16 – 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.

June 18
The Art of Chakra Healing
With Barbara Evans, Founder of The Eden Method, Reiki Master, Crystal Resonance Therapist, Shiatsu practitioner, 7 – 9pm. Cost $40.00. The Chakras are energy vortexes which provide a key interface between our physical, energetic and spiritual selves. When our chakras are clear and balanced, we feel inspired, and deeply connected to our inner self and the Universe. Barbara is an expert in Chakra healing, and has created unique multi-sensory tools which help refine ALL Chakras to unprecedented levels. During the workshop, you will experience the remarkable healing energies of crystals, sacred sound and Barbara’s beautiful high vibrational art as they interweave to Activate and Align Your Chakras to New Levels! Learn with Barbara as your guide, how to harness frequencies which will activate and refine your energy centers at all levels of Body, Mind and Spirit. Strengthen the connection to your Higher Self, and feel uplifted as your Heart Opens and becomes filled with Love and Joy. Receive guided messages, enjoy a powerful meditation, and feel inspired by the release of your own innate healing abilities. This is a POWERFUL AND UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE OF CONNECTING AND SELF-HEALING! Barbara Evans is the founder of the Eden Method: The Art of Raising Frequency. . . a new energy healing approach fast becoming recognized by Healing Centers worldwide as a powerful addition to the self-card toolbox. She is also a certified Reiki Master, Crystal Resonance Therapist and Shiatsu practitioner. You can learn more about her and her work at: www.crystalwingshealingart.com/
Please call The Center at 314./725.6767 to register for the class or a private session with Barbara.

June 20
Crestwood Hosts Sustainable Saturday & Sunday on Historic Grounds
The City of Crestwood and The Thomas Sappington House Museum will be hosting an outdoor festival called Sustainable Saturday & Sunday on the grounds of the historic museum and the Library Americana. Vendors featured will highlight the importance of preservation, green living, sustainability, progressive organizations, small business and the arts The Sappington House is funded exclusively by donation and the event is aimed at raising awareness about its history and educational mission. This family friendly weekend is located directly off of Grant’s Trail and is accessible by foot, bike, car and public transport. In addition to 70+ vendors, there will be live music, art demonstrations, activities for kids and a raffle. The adjacent Barn Restaurant will be serving food and drinks. Saturday & Sunday has attracted several generous sponsors, including Great Rivers Greenway, Missouri Meetings & Events, City of Crestwood Parks Department and the Chambers of Commerce for both Crestwood and Sunset Hills. The Sappington House, 1015 S. Sappington Road, 63126, Saturday, June 20 -Sunday, June 21, 9:OOAM – 5:OOPM. Free admission, vendors and consumables vary in price, donations for The Sappington House accepted. For more information or to apply as a vendor, contact: Nicole Madden at (314) 753-8628.

June 20
Ironton – Arcadia Valley Home and Garden Tour 2015
8 am – 3 pm. Tickets on Sale at Courthouse 8 am to 12 pm. For more information call 573-546-7515 or go on Facebook – Iron County Community Garden or email ironcountycommunitygarden@gmail.com.

June 20
Public Tours of Forest Releaf Nursery and Arboreturm
10:00 am – Noon, 2194 Creve Coeur Mill Road, Creve Coeur Park, Maryland Heights, 63146. Tours last about 30 minutes. Forest ReLeaf’s CommuniTree Gardens Nursery is home to more than 120 different species or cultivars of species, over 95% of which are native Missouri. Come learn tree identification, explore how rain gardens attract wildlife and cut costs, and see examples of species that thrive in hard to grow areas. Recently named an official Monarch Waystation certified by the Monarch Watch (http://www.monarchwatch.org/waystations/), they have also earned GOLD level certification for St. Louis Audubon Society’s Bring Conservation Home Program. (http://stlouisaudubon.org/conservation/BCH/index.php). The greenhouse, rain garden and wildflower garden feature 55 species of native plants, many grown from seed collected and donated by volunteers. The nursery boasts over 22,000 container trees currently under cultivation. Come explore this hidden treasure of St. Louis and help re-green your corner of the world.

June 28
St. Louis LGBT Pride Parade
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., Free, reservations not required
Whole Foods Market is proud to show our support of the LGBT community during in the St. Louis Pride Parade! In conjunction with PrideFest, the parade is held on the last Sunday of June and is often the highlight of the festival weekend. For more information about PrideFest St. Louis please visit; pridestl.org

June 29
Kids In The Middle Hosts “Golfing For Kids”
Kids In The Middle (KITM) will host “Golfing For Kids” 2015, on Mon., June 29 starting at 9:30 a.m. at The Country Club of St. Albans. The tournament includes a light continental breakfast before golf, boxed lunch and beverages on the course, a buffet and 2-hour open bar after golf and use of the clubhouse locker room. All of the proceeds help provide kids and families with counseling in the middle of divorce, separation, or remarriage. Andy Belval, president and CEO of Keystone Technologies, is chairing the event. Reservations are required and available for single players or teams of four at $245 per player. Sponsorships are available. For further details about the event, visit kidsinthemiddle.org or call (314) 909-9922.