Get Out: Catch a Documentary at the Library, Help U City Create a Tool Lending Library and More
Here's a roundup of what's going on in or near University City this weekend.
It's Friday, and you've got no idea what you'll do for the weekend. University City Patch is coming to the rescue. Check our picks for the activities to hit and places to explore.
When/Where: Sunday, 4:30pm-5:30pm, Meshuggah Cafe, 6269 Delmar Blvd.Why Go: University City wants your help to start a tool lending library. The program aims to rent garden and home improvement equipment to University City residents. These shared tools will save residents money and will encourage home and community projects. Pricing: Free.
When/Where: Friday 7pm, University City Public Library. Why Go: The documentary film Searching for Tom is an exploration of Tennessee Williams' time in St. Louis. It was during his 20 years in St. Louis, where Williams developed his skill as a writer, where he began to see his works published and his plays produced. The film includes interviews with Williams scholars and other noted figures, like former Washington University classmate A.E. Hotchner. Pricing: Free.
When/Where: Saturday 1:00pm-6:00pm, 6335 Clayton Ave. Why Go: The second annual "Cancer Sucks" event will benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Registration will begin at noon at Felix’s restaurant in Dogtown. The crawl will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 6:00 p.m. Pricing: $20 donation get participants a pub crawl bracelet, schedule, and map. The bracelet ensures free cover at all participating bars, and access to numerous drink specials. Visit www.CancerSucksPubCrawl.ecrater.com for full details and payment information.
When/Where: Sunday 8:00am, Heman Park Centennial Commons, 7210 Olive Blvd. Why Go: 10 Mile Run/2 Mile Run-Walk brought to you by Ghisallo Running and Centennial Commons, with proceeds benefitting Ronald McDonald House Charities of Metro St. Louis. Pricing: 10 Mile: $40 by Mar 25. $50 Mar 26 and Race Day. 2 Mile: $25 by Mar 25. $30 Mar 26 and Race Day.
When/Where: Sunday, Doors 7pm; Show 8pm. Blueberry Hill. Why Go: To rock out to the Queen of Rockabilly Wanda Jackson, whose 1958 hit song “Let’s Have A Party” propelled her onto the music scene. She's been a tireless touring artist for more than 50 years. Pricing: $20 in Advance.