August 2009 Calendar of Events
Saturday, August 1
Race For the River and Clean Water Challenge
Kayak and canoe paddlers arrive from Washington, Missouri. Live music, food, hands-on environmental education displays and activities. Custom canoe and kayak show.
Tuesday, August 4
Using Genealogical Databases. This is an introduction to using genealogical databases available through the library.
Kathryn Linnemann Library
Sunday, August 9
Peach Festival, Pere Marquette State Park, Grafton
10 am - 5 pm
Crafts, food, children's games, balloon artist, face painting, pie eating contest, largest peach contest, book signings, peach drinks and peaches.
Monday, August 10
10 am - 4 pm
First State Capitol Complex, 201-216 S. Main
Celebrate Missouri's birthday with a free open house. Activities include tours of Missouri's first state capitol on the hour and historical demonstrations depicting the lifestyle of the 1820s.
Tuesday, August 11
Bone Density Screening for Women
Determine your risk for osteoporosis. Appointments are required. Call 636-928-9355
Thursday, August 13
Learn how holidays like Easter and Christmas are traditionally celebrated in Germany. Discuss German culture, customs of today and yesterday.
Breeze Park Senior Living
Tuesday, August 18
Retirement–It’s About Independence
The largest risk to retirement is healthcare costs. Learn how Medicare, Medicaid and tax law changes impact long-term care strategies.
Spencer Road Library
Friday, August 21, 4-10 p.m.
Saturday, August 22, 9:30a.m.-10 p.m.
Sunday, August 23, 9:30 am - 5 pm
Festival of the Little Hills
Historic St. Charles Downtown District
St. Charles largest event of the year features more than 300 craft booth, demonstrations, live music at venues throughout the grounds, other entertainment, food and refreshments.
Saturday, August 22
Art of the Motorcycle Gala
Foundry Art Centre
Gala event o Feature “Everything Motorcycle”- From Collectible Works From Renowned
Harley-Davidson Artist Scott Jacobs To Displays Of Vintage And Modern Cycles
The gala event features everything motorcycle, from collectible works from Harley-Davidson artist Scott Jacobs, to displays of vintage and modern cycles. Food, wine beer and auction items donated by local businesses. $50 per person in advance and $55 at the door. RSVP to (314) 422-7677 or (636) 399-5345. Net proceeds benefit St. Charles Riverfront Arts.