Healthy Planet Happenings

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Shamanic Energy sessions available at St. Louis Wellness Center
We are introducing another new provider, Holly Schmitt, who is delighted to offer Shamanic Energy Medicine sessions at the St. Louis Wellness Center on Mondays. She is certified by the Four Winds Light Body School. This type of energy medicine comes from the Q’ero people of the Andes. For more information contact Holly at holly.s.schmitt@gmail.com. St. Louis Wellness Center, 425 Marshal Avenue, Webster Groves, MO 63119.

September 9
Host Dr. Raymond Francis, DSc, MS, RNC, World Renowned and Bestselling Author “Health Risks from 5G Exposure.” Dr. Francis is an Internationally Recognized M.I.T. Scientist, and Leader and Consultant in the Field of Optimal Health. SKYPE PRESENTATION with Q&A. Vitally important info about your life, health, family and community! This event is a gift to our community; no charge. RaymondFrancisAuthor.com. Monday, Sept. 9 – 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Webster Groves Library, 301 E. Lockwood Ave., Webster 63119. Introduction by Sheilah Mitchell, Founder The Adam Mitchell Foundation for Non-Toxic Cures, Research and Justice. To confirm event or for further info, contact Cathy at catcogorno@sbcglobal.net / 314-766-1025.

September 9
Bring Conservation To Your Home
Mitch Leachman, Executive Director of the St. Louis Audubon Society will present a simple overview of how native plants can be used in most any space to create attractive, inspirational and functional replicas of natural habitats, benefiting the animals, the community and yourself. He will define naturescaping, including its benefits, outline the 4 key elements of a functional habitats and provide simple examples of creating those habitat elements in residential spaces. Free event. 6:30 pm, Larson Park Pavilion, #2 Denver Place, Webster Groves, 63119. For more info email ccoyne@stlcc.edu.

September 10
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. Patient success stories at preventionandhealing.com.

September 10
Biophilic Design: Designing for Health and Increased Performance
In partnership with IIDA-St. Louis Chapter, Missouri Botanical Garden, BiodiverseCity St. Louis & Academy of Science-St. Louis. This presentation will explore clear and compelling case studies of built projects that illustrate Biophilic Design strategies and have a significant return on investment in interior spaces. September 10, 5:30-7:30 pm. Alberici Headquarters, 8800 Page Ave. 63114. Free for all attendees. Register: www.usgbc-mogateway.org.

September 11
Designing with Nature: Biophilic Design in LEED, WELL & Living Building Challenge
An interactive workshop with natural elements will provide a personal inspiration to biophilic design followed by discussion on the impact of biophilia on LEED v4, WELL and Living Building Challenge. (8-10am) WHEN: Wednesday, September 11, 2019. 8:00 – 10:00 am WHERE: Washington University – visit website for details FEE: $30 for USGBC-MGC Members. $45 for Non-members Register: www.usgbc-mogateway.org

September 12
TEDx Gateway Arch features Healthy Planet’s own “Green Jean” Ponzi in their program CRASH COURSE, at the Pageant. Jean’s TED talk offers a perspective shift on Negativity, toward health and balance for humans and our beloved Earth. The TEDx Gateway Arch program CRASH COURSE features local artists, entertainers, revolutionaries, sharing ideas that can change our world. Collide with TEDx for a captivating evening you won’t soon forget. Thursday Sept 12, 6 p.m. at the Pageant, 6161 Delmar St. Louis 63112. Tickets: www.tedxgatewayarch.org.

September 14
Forest ReLeaf of MO Holds 6th Annual Craft Beer & Homebrew Festival
Forest ReLeaf of Missouri, in partnership with several sponsors, will hold ArborMeisters 2019, its annual craft beer and homebrews festival and fundraiser. Dozens of beers from breweries, clubs, and guilds large and small will be available, brewed with an interesting caveat: All beers at ArborMeisters must contain one ingredient sourced from a tree. ArborMeisters is held at CommuniTree Gardens Nursery, Forest ReLeaf’s tree nursery in Creve Coeur Park. Tickets are $30 in advance or $35 at the gate and purchase the aforementioned tasting glass, snacks, water, and unlimited samples. $50 VIP tickets include early entry, a gift bag with various Forest ReLeaf products, and preferred parking. Tickets at www.eventbrite.com/myevent?eid=63767428094, on Forest ReLeaf’s Facebook page, or on our website’s event page, www.moreleaf.org/events.

September 21-22
Mum, Bulbs & Rhizomes Sale
THINK FALL — Our church, Ascension Lutheran Church is having a mum, bulbs and rhizomes for sale. Buy beautiful 9”mums for $7 and fall bulbs to add color to your flower gardens and ornamental pots. The order form is available on the Ascension website, ascensionstl.com. Proceeds will help with upgrade to property at Word of Life Lutheran School and Ascension Lutheran Church. Pre-orders will assure you of your selection but no $ is necessary at this time but pay at pick-up. We will be selling before and after Sat 5 pm church and Sunday from about 8 am – noon. We are hopping for pre-orders for mums ONLY so we know what to purchase but will be selling bulbs, rhizomes during the event of September 21-22 and mums that are pre-ordered can be picked up this same weekend. 5347 Donovan Ave, St. Louis, MO 63109. 314-832-5600.

September 27-29
Oktoberfest St. Louis
Urban Chestnut Brewing Company’s (UCBC) annual Oktoberfest St. Louis returns for its ninth year to the Midtown Brewery & Biergarten and Circus Flora Big Top in Grand Center. The three-day, Munich-style celebration begins Friday, Sept. 27, and runs through Sunday, Sept. 29. Oktoberfest St. Louis is free to attend and will feature a full lineup polka and oompah-thumping music on two stages and plenty of German food and bier. Sunday is traditionally considered to be Family Day with circus performers and plenty of kid-friendly activities under the Circus Flora Big Top. Prost! 3229 Washington Ave. 63103. 314-222-0143. www.urbanchestnut.com.

September 29
2nd Annual Sustainable Shindig
1 to 4 pm, Kerr Foundation, 21 O’Fallon Street in Downtown St. Louis. A celebration of Backyard Abundance and Sustainable Living in St. Louis. Held at the renown 21 O’Fallon St., the first LEED platinum renovation in St. Louis. Guests can explore the green facility, observe a working bee hive, interact with members of local eco-villages, meet the folks behind the new food forest movement and enjoy food and drink specially sourced from local purveyors and chefs, including Kitchen House Coffee, Kakao Chocolate, Perennial Artisan Ales and other local vendors and Green Dining Alliance members. The Sustainable Backyard Network is a 501c3 nonprofit dedicated to growing a greener, healthier world starting in our own backyards. The Network has produced the annual Sustainable Backyard Tour throughout the metro region for the past 9 years. Tickets are $15 in advance through Eventbrite and $20 at the door. For more info email: Terry@SustainableBackyard.org.

Visit the Healthy Planet Expo in the morning and the Sustainabable Shindig in the afternoon and make a healthy and green day of it!

September 29
Healthy Planet Fall Expo
The Healthy Planet magazine invites everyone to come celebrate the first week of Autumn at its 38th Natural Living Expo, Sunday, September 29, 10 am to 4 pm, at the Webster Groves Recreation Center, 33 East Glendale Road in Webster Groves. To sign up as an exhibitor, please call or email us for an expo application form. 314-962-7748. JBL44@aol.com.