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St. Louis,Mo
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
May
Annie Malone Children and Family Service Center, founded by one of the first African-American millionaires in the nation, brings the
community together at the end of each May to remember the founder's legacy and celebrate neighborhood spirit with a parade and a
series of social events; Annie Malone Children and Family Service Center;
www.anniemalone.com


JUNE
Ragtime Rendezvous
Annual musical event celebrating Ragtime; Scott Joplin House State Historic Site;
www.mostateparks.com/scottjoplin.htm


Juneteenth Celebration
Annual celebration of the day the last enslaved people learned they were free in America;
www.juneteenth.com




JULY
Fair St. Louis
Annual celebration featuring crafts, music and food from around the world; Jefferson National Expansion Memorial;
www.fairstlouis.com



AUGUST
Missouri Black Expo
Hundreds of local and regional African-American entrepreneurs showcase their businesses;
America's Center;
www.missouriblackexpo.com



SEPTEMBER
Blues Heritage Festival
Labor Day Weekend; Annual St. Louis Blues festival with five stages of musical entertainment;
Laclede's Landing;
www.lacledeslanding.org



DECEMBER
Kwanzaa Celebration
Celebration of African American culture;
St. Louis;
www.soulofamerica.com/index.php?soulful_events




2010
JANUARY
Mardi Gras and Grand Parade
Featuring Children's Art Fair, Mardi Gras Grand Parade, and Mayor’s Ball; St. Louis;
www.mardigrasinc.com


Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
Celebration of the civil rights leader’s life; St. Louis;
www.king-raleigh.org/natlevent/body.cfm



FEBRUARY
Black History Month
Events celebrating African American heritage; Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Gateway Arch and Old Courthouse, Scott Joplin
House State Historic Site and St. Louis Art Museum;
www.explorestlouis.com