Healthy Planet Happenings

Through August

SummerMarkt at Urban Chestnut
Craft beer lovers and craft vendors unite at Urban Chestnut’s SUMMERMARKT every 2nd Saturday April thru August, 11am – 4pm. UCBC’s Midtown Brewery & Biergarten (3229 Washington Ave.) Enjoy live music, food specials and UCBC bier at the free market while you peruse the wares of 20-plus local artisans and artists at the Midtown Brewery & Biergarten. Vendors will be indoors and outdoors, so when the dog days of summer arrive, you can beat the heat and shop for unique locally made products.
Urbanchestnut.com /summermarkt/

June 1
Green Living Festival At Missouri Botanical Garden
Will solar and efficiency products and rebates energize you? Where could compost and native plants boost the HQ (Habitat Quotient) around your living headquarters, while also helping to stem your stormwater runoff? How could Yoga, Kombucha, and Humane Wildlife Solutions to those squirrels in your attic improve your inner and outer environs? Explore all this and more around the lovely grounds of the Kemper Center for Home Gardening on Saturday June 1, when the Green Living Festival returns to the Missouri Botanical Garden. Whatever your Green interests, you’ll find something useful and inspiring at this hands-on, daylong indoor/outdoor event. Hosted by the Garden’s EarthWays Center, the festival invites visitors of all ages and backgrounds to discover the links between sustainability, energy efficiency, conservation at home, and a healthy environment. This Festival is included with Missouri Botanical Garden admission: $14 for adults and free for children ages 12 and under. St. Louis City and County residents enjoy FREE admission on Saturday before noon and $6 thereafter ($4 seniors), with proof of residency. Learn more at mobot.org/greenlivingfest or call the EarthWays Center at (314) 577-0220.

June 5, 12, 19, 26
Webster University Sustainability Summer Lunch & Learn Series
Join Webster University Sustainability Wednesdays from 12pm-1pm this summer to learn about the types of impact small, local actions can have toward a more sustainable future for all. These events are FREE and open to the public with box lunches provided. After the final session on June 26th, attendees will be entered into a drawing to win a free copy of Missouri Harvest: A Guide to Growers and Producers in the Show-Me State. Attendees will receive an entry in to the raffle for each session attended. All sessions will take place on Webster University’s home campus in Webster Groves in the Emerson Library Conference Room. Please RSVP to help provide accurate attendance numbers. Parking is available in the Garden Park Plaza parking garage. Topics this year range from local agriculture and food insecurity, to how voting can improve equitable transportation options, to the impact of citizen science. Webster University Sustainability strives to improve campus and community sustainability through education, outreach, engagement, and sustainable operations. The drive to become a more sustainable campus was a priority for President Stroble upon her arrival in 2009. Since then the university community has undertaken significant steps to reduce our impact on the environment, improve campus engagement for sustainability, and support long-term fiscal and community health. The speakers are as follows: June 5 – Energy Efficiency Tips & Tricks, Paul Englert, Spire & Adam Rustige, ACES; June 12 – Equitable & Sustainable Transportation, Mickey Croyle, League of Women Voters; June 19 – Sustainability on a Regional Scale, Aaron Young, OneSTL & East-West Gateway Council of Governments; June 26 — Pollinators & Citizen Science, Dr. Nicole Miller-Struttmann, Webster University. For more info or to register, contact Kelsey Wingo at 314-246-8611 or visit webster.edu/sustainability.

June 5, 12, 19, 26
Meditation Classes
Dr. Gail Cloud is doing meditation classes in June, Wednesdays, the 5th through the 26th, at 5:00 p.m. at The Elements of Wellness. cost is 20.00 per class or 15 per class if purchasing the group of 4 classes. Contact the Elements of Wellness, or me at www.bodypresencing.com, gail@bodypresencing.com to register.

June 7 & June 21
Dog Day Fridays
Hey Dog Lovers, Dog Day Fridays presented by Purina are back for a third year! Join us on the East Lawn at the Urban Chestnut Grove Brewery & Bierhall every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month for cold UCBC cans and furry fun. The fun starts at 4:30pm and ends at dusk! UCBC, 4465 Manchester Ave., 63110, urbanchestnut.com.

June 8, 29 & July 26
Events hosted by MINT
June 8, Cannabis and sex $40. with Dr. Pratistha Strong, D.O. 2 pm @ 8748 Big Bend Blvd, 63119. June 29: CBD/Cannabis Science $20, 1 pm @ Demun Healing, 734 Demun Ave., July 26: Neuroplasticy $20 (Neuropathic Brain Health) 1 pm @ InPower Institute, 4125 Humphrey Street. You can register at www.rootberryleaf.com.

June 8
Great Rivers Greenway invites people from across the region to the 4th Annual Life Outside Free Festival of the Outdoors. The event will be held Saturday, June 8, 2019 from 10am to 4pm at Creve Coeur Lake Memorial Park in Maryland Heights, Missouri. Life Outside is exclusively about engaging event-goers with new outdoor experiences. Partner organizations from across the region will be at the event, offering attendees the opportunity to see, try and learn about a variety of outdoor activities in a free, fun and supportive environment. Activities will include outdoor experiences related to active living, camping, climbing, cycling, mind and body, nature and conservation, paddling and running. A wide selection of popular area food trucks will be at the festival with food and beverages available for purchase and 18 musical acts will be performing at multiple stages throughout the festival grounds. Drinking water in reusable bottles and sunscreen will also be available for free. Festival attendees can skip the day-of registration line by pre-registering online at LiveLifeOutside.org and picking up their festival packet including Life Outside wristband at the Great Rivers Greenway Visitor Center (6178 Delmar Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63112) on June 6 and 7. More information about the Life Outside Festival can be found at www.LiveLifeOutside.org or esimons@grgstl.org or call 314-932-4904. Festival video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8bUILAY0xdw.

June 11
Green Building Slam
Four Green projects. Ten minutes each. That’s all there is to it: the Green Building Slam. The USGBC-Missouri Gateway Chapter is shaking things up a bit for year’s Green Building Showcase. Keep an eye out – more details on the featured projects will be released soon. WHEN: Tuesday, June 11, 2019, 5:30 – 7:30 pm WHERE Alberici Headquarters, 8800 Page Ave, 63114 FEE Free for USGBC-MGC Members and Students $20 for Non-members REGISTER www.usgbc-mogateway.org/calendar.

June 11
Weaving Integrative Medicine with Internal Medicine
FREE Monthly Seminar and Discussion – Weaving Integrative Medicine with Internal 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 if you feel, “My Doctor said everything is fine! Then why do I feel so lousy?” Second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm at our healing clinic: Prevention and Healing, Inc., 10908 Schuetz Road, St. Louis, MO 63146. Seminar led by Dr. Simon Yu, M.D., Board Certified Internist. Weaving Integrative Medicine with Internal 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 14 & 20
Concerts At Eliot Chapel
June 14 Concert of Sacred Music “Bulgarian Rhapsody” featuring Yoana Strateva, violin. June 20 Concert of Sacred and Classical Music “Bulgarian Rhapsody” featuring Svetla Kalcheva, violin. Eliot Chapel 7 pm. Free admission; reception following. Presented by Paneurhythmy: Circle of Joy.

June 15
Shape Up US Presents Young Lions Ninja Warrior Obstacle Course & Health & Wellness Expos
June 15 — Tilles Park — 9am-2pm — FREE. Shape Up Us Health and Wellness Expos is a national movement to improve the health of our communities by stemming the tide of heart disease and obesity. Shape Up Us offers free healthy lifestyle expositions and activities in cities throughout the nation. Each Health & Wellness Expo is designed to promote wellness, create awareness and educate the public about the prevention of heart disease while providing a day of fun for the entire family. Shape Up Us has partnered with Conquer Youth (conqueryouth.com) Conquer Youth™ is the nation’s #1 Youth Ninja Warrior Obstacle Course Family! Young Lions OCR™ is our EPIC ninja warrior style obstacle course event for youth ages 5-17. Run, jump, crawl, climb, and swing through our amazingly fun and challenging obstacles. Each course will be around 1.25 miles long and feature 10 signature Conquer Youth™ obstacles. Please click on https://shapeupus.org/expo-videos/ to see more videos of a variety of events.

June 18
Sustainability Institute for Educators
The 2019 Sustainability Institute for Educators will focus on the intersection of exploration, place, and sustainability. Using technology as a vehicle, educators will investigate local and global connections-all from their own classroom, learning space, or schoolyard. In its ninth year, this three-day institute challenges participants to help learners build awareness, recognize responsibility, and take action as global citizens working to build a sustainable world. The institute will feature a mix of special guest speakers, tools and resources, field studies, and hands-on experiences. WHEN: June 18 – 20, 8 am – 4 pm WHERE: MICDS, 101 N Warson Rd, 63124 FEE: The cost of the 3-day Institute is $150. This includes breakfasts and lunches. REGISTER: www.webster.edu/sie.

June 20
Past Life Regression and Personal Transformation Workshop
7 to 9 pm at my office. Join us for a special seminar as Peggy Levinson shares with you how you can uncover memories from your past lives. Using a technique called past life regression. Peggy will guide you through the process of recalling these memories located deep inside your unconscious mind. She will explain what past life regression is and how it works, and discuss how your past lives may be impacting you right now in your current life.
Visit www.claytontherapy.com for location and directions. 314-644-3339.

June 30
St. Louis Baby Roundup
Join us for the first St. Louis Baby Roundup. Faust Park picnic sites, Chesterfield, Sunday, June 30th, at 2pm. Meet midwives, doulas, lactation consultants, chiropractors, massage therapists, and more! Register for giveaway basket. Goodie bags to the first 50 families. Find us on Facebook: St. Louis Baby Roundup.