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Fair St. Louis canceled by coronavirus

Rain didn’t stop South County from enjoying the 20th year of the JB Blast at Jefferson Barracks
Park Wednesday, July 3, 2019, featuring live music, an appearance from County Executive Sam Page and
a fireworks show. This year, County Council Presiding Officer Ernie Trakas was in charge of the
festivities, after the resignation of former County Executive Steve Stenger. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

April 3, 2020

Fair St. Louis is canceled this year due to the coronavirus. Fair St. Louis and America’s Birthday Parade will not hold their 2020 Independence Day celebrations scheduled to take place July 2, 3 and 4, 2020, in downtown St. Louis. The decision to cancel the free events was made “due to COVID-19 healt...

A note to readers on The Call’s calendar

A note to readers on The Call’s calendar

March 26, 2020

Call Newspapers will be postponing our weekly events calendar during this unprecedented time to encourage social distance practices during the COVID-19 pandemic. St. Louis County Executive Sam Page and St. Louis City Mayor Lyda Krewson have passed orders limiting gatherings in the city and the county...

Full list of everything canceled due to coronavirus

During the St. Louis Aquarium's closure, the attraction is offering 'Breakfast with the Sloth' with Coconut the Sloth, above.

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, “social distancing” measures are being taken nationwide to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The Centers for Disease Control has recommended gatherings of 10 people or less to help slow the spread of the virus, and St. Louis County Executive Sam Page...

South County Community Calendar: Week of March 12 through March 19

South County Community Calendar: Week of March 12 through March 19

March 10, 2020

NOTICE: The St. Louis County Library has canceled all programming and outreach activities effective March 16 through March 31, including author events, branch programs, bookmobile service and meeting room usage. At this time, all library campuses remain open during regular hours. Continue to check T...

Call, school district are hosting a Community Job Fair March 25

Call, school district are hosting a Community Job Fair March 25

March 2, 2020

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Two South County organizations have joined together to connect the community with regional potential employers. The first South County Community Job Fair is set for 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, in the Mehlville High School gymnasium...

St. Louis Community College-Meramec set to host career fair

St. Louis Community College-Meramec set to host career fair

February 28, 2020

St. Louis Community College will host a career fair Wednesday, March 4, to connect the community with potential employers for full- and part-time positions. The career fair will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Meramec campus gymnasium, 11333 Big Bend Road, 63122. The event is free to attend and...

2020 Fair St. Louis dates announced

2020 Fair St. Louis dates announced

February 27, 2020

The dates for the annual Fair St. Louis Fourth of July celebration were announced this week. The festivities will take place Thursday, July 2 through Saturday, July 4 at Gateway Arch National Park. “We are very excited to celebrate our 40th fair this year,” said David Estes, general chairman o...

South County Community Calendar: Week of Feb. 28 through March 5

South County Community Calendar: Week of Feb. 28 through March 5

February 27, 2020

South County Community Calendar: Week of Feb. 28 through March 5 Friday, Feb. 28 Our Lady of Providence Men’s Club will hold at fish fry from 4 to 7 p.m. at Our Lady of Providence, 8874 Pardee Road. Serving cod, shrimp, salmon and more. Adult dinners are $10, $5 for children. St. Catherine Laboure ...

Mehlville School District, Call Newspapers host a Community Job Fair

Mehlville School District, Call Newspapers host a Community Job Fair

February 25, 2020

Mehlville School District and Call Newspapers will host a Community Job Fair next month, open to all job seekers in South County and surrounding areas. The event will take place from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, in the Mehlville High School gymnasium, 3200 Lemay Ferry Road. The job fair is open to ...

South County listening session on next police chief set for Wednesday

St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar announces the newly instated Special Response Unit in 2018. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

February 24, 2020

The St. Louis County Board of Police Commissioners will host two more upcoming public events to gather feedback directly from the citizens of St. Louis County on the selection of the next police chief, including a South County listening session this week. The next meeting is set for 6 p.m. Wednesday, Fe...

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