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Preschoolers have been practicing acts of kindness in school. In their “Kindness Rocks” activity, children decoupaged hearts onto rocks, then hid them around the community for others to find in an effort to spread kindness. Those who find a rock are encouraged to enjoy it for a little while,…

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Friday, February 28, 2020

An Irish/Celtic Salon featuring music, poetry, prose and fiction will be hosted by the Webster Groves Public Library on Friday, Feb. 28, at 7 p.m. The library is located at 301 E. Lockwood Ave.

Melissa Powers, a Kirkwood resident and associate attorney practicing general business and transactional law in the corporate department of law firm Lewis Rice, was recently appointed KnowledgeNet Chapter Chair for the St. Louis Chapter of the International Association of Privacy Professiona…

Kirkwood resident Gretchen Curry was honored on Tuesday, Feb. 25, as one of RISE Collaborative’s Women of Influence 2020. There were five women selected, each representing different sectors in the community.  Curry was selected to represent the entrepreneurial category. Curry founded StaffLi…

• The Webster Groves-Shrewsbury-Rock Hill Chamber of Commerce will hold a “Coffee and Connections” on Friday, March 13, at Canterbury Enterprises, 7228 Weil Ave. in Shrewsbury.  Networking and relationship building will run from 7:30 to 9 a.m.

• The Kirkwood-Des Peres Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a “First Coffee” on Friday, March 6, 7:30 to 9 a.m., hosted by the Franciscan Sisters of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 335 S. Kirkwood Road. Join other early rising chamber members and guests to enjoy networking and breakfast before g…

Friday, February 21, 2020

Half-time at the Webster Groves High School “Senior Night” boys basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 18, featured a special show by the Purina Incredible Dog Team. The Statesmen teamed up with Purina to raise money for a teammate who is in need of a seizure response dog. Above, Ziptie flies high fo…

Friday, February 14, 2020
Friday, February 07, 2020

Get up close and personal with some of Missouri’s native bees during a “For The Love of Bees” program on Saturday, Feb. 15, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Powder Valley Nature Center, 11715 Cragwold Road in Kirkwood. 

Friday, January 31, 2020

In the past several years, gun violence issues have polarized the United States. To address this, Rev. Deanna Hollas will hold a workshop on Saturday, Feb. 8, 3 to 5 p.m. on “How to Have Courageous Conversations about Gun Violence” at the Webster Groves Presbyterian Church, 45 W Lockwood Ave.