Check out scheduled events at the Maplewood library, get to know the candidates running for the Ward 3 council seat (election on August 8), learn about zen mediation, and more.
July 11, Stone Spiral Coffee, 2500 Sutton Boulevard, 5:30 p.m., Coffee with Ward 3 candidate, Jenny Schmidt
July 20, Maplewood Library — Build a Better World: Reading programs, Adult Summer Reading Program begins May 30th and continues through September 2. You will also find information regarding our three kids reading programs. Dates and sign-up requirements may vary. Details can be found on-line, in the monthly newsletter “Booked Up”.
July 20, Confluence Zen Center, 3544 Oxford Avenue — The Zen Practice of Intimacy With All Things, 20 minutes of sitting meditation, followed by a talk and refreshments
July 24, Schlafly Bottleworks, 7260 Southwest Avenue, 7:30 – 9 p.m., Maplewood Ward 3 candidates forum, Candidates, Jennifer Schmidt and Kristen Spencer and Steve Terelm have confirmed they will take part.
July 26, 6-8 p.m., Concert at Ryan Hummert Park, sponsored by the Mid County Chamber of Commerce
July 26, Maplewood Library — Native Plants are WILD-ly Wonderful, Want to mow and water less? Want to skip the costs and hazards of garden chemicals? Best of all do you want to enjoy butterflies, birds, cool bugs and other liveliness in your yard? Native Plant landscape choices will grow all these benefits, and more. “Green Jean” Ponzi, from the EarthWays Center of Missouri Botanical Garden, presents the what-why-how of Native Plants,
July 27, Maplewood Library — Discovering Public Parks in St. Louis, Discovering Public Parks in St. Louis, Missouri is a resource guide for visiting the almost 600 parks in St. Louis City and County. Listen to Nancy Carver share some of the many stories about the history of our parks, which she uncovered in her research.
August 3, Maplewood Library — Making Your Money Work for You, When it comes to financial affairs, money doesn’t always go as far as we would like. We often want to plan for our future financial needs, but there may be a problem of how to handle unexpected expenses. During this presentation, you will learn some of the ways to become more financially sound and how you can make your money work for you.
August 8 — Special election to fill vacant Maplewood Ward 3 seat.
August 17, Maplewood Library — How Rude! The Changing Forms of Polite Behavior, Discover the ever-evolving standards of politeness that illuminate the relations between men, women, classes, and races.