This Week in the CWE

This Week in the CWE:
August 24-30

Join your friends and neighbors at these CWE events!


Movies on the Plaza

Wednesday August 26, Sunset Start

Join Maryland Plaza and the Central West End Association for Movies on the Plaza! Don't miss a movie menu by Bissinger's, trivia contests, special giveaways, and our featured movie Sleepless in Seattle


CWE NSI Security Forum

Wednesday, August 26th, 5:45pm

"Central West End Neighborhood Security Forum is this Wednesday, August 26th, 5:45pm at the Mahler Ballroom (4915 Washington). We are pleased to have Circuit Attorney, Jennifer Joyce as our guest speaker." For more information, click here

World Chess Hall of Fame Music Series:

Brian Owens

Wednesday, August 26th, 7pm

"Join the World Chess Hall of Fame for an evening of classic soul with Brian Owens. Gary Moran of Soul Tracks recently said: “Brian Owens has been called the next great voice of American soul and, although he’s quick to point out he’s simply upholding the traditions of other great soul singers from years gone by, Owens clearly relishes the honors bestowed on him, assuming his mantle with utmost seriousness.”'
Click here for more information and to purchase your ticket! 

World Chess Hall of Fame Events

August 25th at 9AM: Toddler Tuesday
"Explore tips and techniques for developing early verbal and pre-literacy skills. Toddler Tuesdays are designed for children ages birth to 3 and their caregivers. Each weekly session includes light refreshments and socializing followed by activities focusing on creative and cognitive development." Click here to register and learn more! 

August 27th at 11AM and 1PM: Family Day
Design wearable art inspired by the the ivory chess pieces in the exhibition and the Marcel Dzama exhibit. We’ll explore design concepts and look at materials in a whole new way. All participants are invited to present their creations in a fashion show at the end of the series. Click here to register! 



Left Bank Books: Pulitzer Prize-Winner

Adam Johnson

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 7:00pm

"Left Bank Books presents Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Adam Johnson, who will sign and discuss his new story collection, Fortune Smiles."

"Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for his bestselling novel The Orphan Master’s Son, Adam Johnson is one of America’s most creative and powerful authors." 

This event is free and open to the public, but RSVPs are requested. Click here for more information and to RSVP!


Left Bank Books Events

Monday, August 24th
Greg Pacini: Journey Beyond Hardship

7:00 pm

Vanessa Diffenbaugh: We Never Asked for Wings

7:00 pm

Wednesday, August 26th

Novel Ideas: The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

12:00 pm

Adam Johnson: Fortune Smiles

7:00 pm

Thursday August 27th

John Lutz: Slaughter

7:00 pm

Saturday August 29th

Storytime with Miss Jonesey

10:30 am

For a full calendar of events and descriptions, click here


TechArtista CWE: Surface Intension Installation

TechArtista CWE, Aug. 28th 8:00PM to Aug. 29th

 "A community publication will guide participants through a variety of art experiences that re-examine the separation of art, life and work. What are traditionally seen as opposing forces are instead viewed through a lens of fluidity; where interdisciplinary tension brings about creative potential and innovation." For more information, click here!

Forest Park Forever

6:00pm – 10:00pm

Thursday, August 27

7:00pm – 9:00pm

Friday, August 28

5:00pm – 8:00pm

Art Museum: SLAM Underground

7:00pm – 10:00pm

For more information, click here to visit the Forest Park Forever website! 


Schlafly Public Library Events

Tuesday, August 25th at 6 PM

Step for Fitness will meet every Tuesday during the month of July.  The class starts at 6 PM and goes until 8 PM, with more advanced moves starting at 7.  Don’t miss this interactive, exhilarating Schlafly classic!

 Thursday, August 27th from 10 AM to 12 PM
Get Connected will be at Schlafly on Thursday morning from 10 AM to 12 PM.  Technology staff members will be on hand to help you figure out how to download material from the St. Louis Public Library website with one-on-one assistance. 


The Central West End Association is a non-profit, volunteer organization committed to fostering a vibrant, engaged and connected community by preserving our history, providing residents with timely information and access to neighborhood leaders, and hosting social activities. 

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