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2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
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April 2016

St. Louis Jewish Book Festival: A Conversation with Marge Piercy

April 17, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Staenberg Family Complex, Gymnasium, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
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Free

december magazine and the St. Louis Jewish Book Festival present a conversation with Marge Piercy. Piercy is the author of 20 books of poetry, 17 novels and numerous books of nonfiction, including Pesach for the Rest of Us and most recently, My Life, My Body. Piercy is the most recent judge for the Jeff Marks Memorial Poetry Prize. Interviewed by Gianna Jacobson, Editor/Publisher, december magazine.

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May 2016

A Taste of J Day Camp

May 1, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Staenberg Family Complex, Gymnasium, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
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Summer is right around the corner, so join us on Sunday, May 1 and find out why J Day Camps are the perfect fit for your camper this summer! From 3 to 5pm, our camp staff will showcase a taste of what J Day Camps has to offer your camper this summer: sports, swimming, friends, arts & crafts, and more! Also, anyone who signs their camper up between now and this event will be entered into a drawing to win…

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Birthday Party for Israel

May 11, 2016 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Staenberg Family Complex, Gymnasium, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
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Free (RSVPs requested)

It's Israel’s birthday, and you’re invited to party with the Family Center! We will enjoy crafts, birthday games and cake, as well as take part in the larger community celebration that offers Israeli food for purchase, dancing, photo opportunities and much more. Families with children six years and younger (siblings welcome). Free (RSVPs requested). Contact Marianne Chervitz, 314-442-3454 This even will be immediately followed by the Community Yom Ha’atzmaut Israel Independence Day Celebration.

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Community Yom Ha’atzmaut Israel Independence Day Celebration

May 11, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Staenberg Family Complex, Gymnasium, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
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In celebration of Israel’s 68th anniversary, the community is invited to attend an evening of entertainment and fun at the J’s Staenberg Family Complex on Wednesday, May 11. Doors open at 6pm with children’s activities including roving magicians, face painting, balloon animals, photo booth, arts and crafts and more. Enjoy an authentic Israeli dinner by Chef Eli Harir (available for purchase). Special flag performance by the local Israeli Scouts, followed by the main entertainment, the Israeli rock band Exit 10,…

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September 2016

A Conversation with Al Roker and Deborah Roberts

September 18, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Staenberg Family Complex, Gymnasium, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
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Presented by the J's St. Louis Jewish Book Festival BEEN THERE, DONE THAT A CONVERSATION WITH AL ROKER AND DEBORAH ROBERTS Sunday, September 18 10am | $45 Life lessons from New York Times bestselling author and Today show personality Al Roker and his wife, globetrotting ABC news journalist Deborah Roberts. Al Roker and Deborah Roberts have sixteen Emmy Awards between them. They have covered everything from the Olympics and the Gulf War to natural disasters and the AIDS crisis in Africa. Now these…

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November 2016

Staenberg Family Complex Gymnasium Closed

November 6, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Staenberg Family Complex, Gymnasium, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
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Due to the St. Louis Jewish Book Festival, there will be limited Open Basketball from November 6 - 18. Additionally, the gym will be closed due to programming on the following days: Sunday, November 6 (after 2pm) Wednesday, November 16 (all day) Friday, November 18 (all day)

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St. Louis Jewish Book Festival: Keynote Conversation with Scott Turow

November 6, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Staenberg Family Complex, Gymnasium, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
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$45

Interviewed by Michael A. Kahn, Award-Winning Mystery Writer and Trial Attorney Scott Turow is a writer and attorney. His books have been translated into more than 40 languages and have sold more than 30 million copies worldwide. He is the author of ten best-selling works of fiction of which several have become movies and television miniseries. Presumed Innocent (1987) hit the big screen starring Harrison Ford; The Burden of Proof(1990) featured Brian Dennehy; Reversible Errors (2002) co-starred Tom Selleck and William…

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Staenberg Family Complex Gymnasium Closed

November 16, 2016
Staenberg Family Complex, Gymnasium, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
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Due to the St. Louis Jewish Book Festival, there will be limited Open Basketball from November 6 - 18. Additionally, the gym will be closed due to programming on the following days: Sunday, November 6 (after 2pm) Wednesday, November 16 (all day) Friday, November 18 (all day)

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St. Louis Jewish Book Festival: Comedy in the Kitchen

November 16, 2016 @ 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Staenberg Family Complex, Gymnasium, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
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$25

COMEDY IN THE KITCHEN: A SPECIAL EVENT FOR LADIES AND GENTLEMEN CHEF ROBERT ROSENTHAL 6:45pm: Snacks and Shopping Reception 7:45pm: Program | $25 RSVPs required by November 9 to 314.442.3299, including Premier Pass holders If you are like many women, you long to have your husband or partner feel more comfortable in the kitchen. Join us for a food-filled evening full of laughs and practical tips to achieve that desire. Chef Robert Rosenthal empowers us all to make food fun and hassle-free. Chef…

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Staenberg Family Complex Gymnasium Closed

November 18, 2016
Staenberg Family Complex, Gymnasium, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
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Due to the St. Louis Jewish Book Festival, there will be limited Open Basketball from November 6 – 18. Additionally, the gym will be closed due to programming on the following days: Sunday, November 6 (after 2pm) Wednesday, November 16 (all day) Friday, November 18 (all day)

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St. Louis Jewish Book Festival: Game Day with Karen Gooen

November 18, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Staenberg Family Complex, Gymnasium, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
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$18

Paid reservations of $18 per person required by November 11 to 314.442.3299 for tables of four, including Premier Pass holders. One person from the group should make the reservation and provide all players’ names and lunch choices: Egg Salad, Cobb Salad or Turkey Sandwich Back by popular demand, a relaxing day with friends and your favorite  games—Mah Jongg, Bridge, Scrabble or whatever you prefer. This year, author Karen Gooen begins the program by discussing her new book, Small World, a novel that is part comedy, part…

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J Day Camp Reunion

November 25, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Staenberg Family Complex, Gymnasium, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
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Calling all J Day Camp families! Get back into the camp spirit! We’re throwing a camp reunion on Black Friday, November 25 at 1pm. Your camper will: See his/her camp friends and staff Bounce through inflatables Compete in camp games Have his/her face painted Enjoy camp snacks You can win a FREE week of camp and learn about the new focuses of J Day Camp in 2017. This event is free, and your camper can bring a friend! RSVP by…

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January 2017

SFC Gym Closed

January 24, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Staenberg Family Complex, Gymnasium, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
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Due to a special event, the gym at SFC will be closed on January 24 from 3pm until close. The indoor track will close at 5pm.

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Community Forum: Dennis Ross & Israel

January 24, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Staenberg Family Complex, Gymnasium, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
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The Implications of a You-Know-Who Presidency for Israel and the Middle East. Dennis Ross has served as Director of Policy Planning in the State Department under President George H. W. Bush, the special Middle East Coordinator under President Bill Clinton and was special advisor for the Persian Gulf and Southwest Asia (which includes Iran) to Former Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton. This community event is free, but RSVPs are requested to Amy Pakett. This event is presented in partnership with…

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April 2017

Pickleball Tournament (Doubles & Mixed Doubles)

April 9, 2017 @ 7:30 am - 10:30 am
Staenberg Family Complex, Gymnasium, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
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3rd Annual Doubles & Mixed Doubles Tournament Sunday, April 9, 2017 (registration deadline: April 2) $25 members/$30 public Two match guarantee Each match is to 15 points Championship match best two out of three Two divisions: Open (59 and younger) and Masters (60+) Tournaments will be separated by skill level as much as enrollment allows. Players receive a commemorative tournament gift.

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May 2017

Birthday Party for Israel

May 1, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Staenberg Family Complex, Gymnasium, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
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Families (for children birth-5 yrs) It’s Israel’s Birthday and you are invited to party with the Family Center! Come Dance, make crafts, play birthday games, take photos and don’t forget to sing and eat cake too. FREE Presented by The Ruth & Harold Sher Center of Jewish Life.

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Yom Ha’atzmaut Israel Independence Community Celebration

May 1, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Staenberg Family Complex, Gymnasium, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
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Join the St. Louis Jewish community to celebrate Israel’s 69th birthday. Program will take place in the gym and will feature live entertainment, children’s activities, Israeli falafel dinner (for purchase) and much more! Thank you to the Jewish Federation of St. Louis for sponsoring this annual event. FREE Presented by The Ruth & Harold Sher Center of Jewish Life.

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August 2017

Catchball Open Gyms

August 3, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Staenberg Family Complex, Gymnasium, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
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Learn why Catchball is the fastest growing women's team sport at two open gyms next month - August 3 (Fox) and August 8 (SFC) at 7:30pm.  August 8 Event Similar to volleyball, Catchball replaces the sport's bumping and spiking with catching and throwing. Catchball can be played by all fitness levels - you don't need to be a volleyball expert or be athletic to play (but you can be!). Join us to try out this fun and social sport. At these events - learn from instructor…

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Gym Maintenance: SFC

August 14, 2017 - August 28, 2017
Staenberg Family Complex, Gymnasium, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
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The J refinishes the gym floors every year, and the gyms are closed during this time. This year, the schedule is as follows: SFC - Creve Coeur: August 14-28 Fox - Chesterfield: August 28-September 11  

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October 2017

Jewish Book Festival: Zac Posen

October 15, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Staenberg Family Complex, Gymnasium, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
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Zac Posen Sunday, October 15, 7pm Staenberg Family Complex Tickets: $45 Most people know Zac Posen as the world-renowned fashion designer and judge on the Emmy Award-winning show Project Runway. But recently, his mouthwatering, beautifully plated dishes on Instagram introduced his fans to another one of his passions: food. For Zac, food and fashion are both sensory experiences, and the process is the same whether you’re planning a meal or a fashion collection. Cooking with Zac brings together these passions. When it comes…

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Day of Fitness

October 29, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 1:30 pm
Staenberg Family Complex, Gymnasium, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
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Join us on October 29, 2017, at the Staenberg Family Complex in Creve Coeur for a morning of awareness and fitness! We’re kicking off the day with a special selection of group exercise classes. Stay for one class or all, win raffle prizes, learn about Sharsheret and support those in our community facing cancer. 8am – Extreme Conditioning 9am – Yoga 10:30am – Extreme Conditioning 11:30am – Rock-in’ Pink Zumba 12:30pm – Rock-in’ Pink Zumba This event is free and open to the public (donations…

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October 2018

Beginners’ Pickleball Clinics

October 21, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Staenberg Family Complex, Gymnasium, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
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Learn the exciting sport of pickleball! The J is excited to offer two FREE pickleball clinics: Staenberg Family Complex/Creve Coeur: Sunday, October 21, 8am-12pm Marilyn Fox Building/Chesterfield: Wednesday, November 14, 6:30-10pm Pickleball is a paddle sport for all ages and skill levels that combines elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong. These are free clinics, but RSVPS are requested. To RSVP, contact Phil Ruben, 314-442-3279.

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October 2019

Pink Out at the J 2019

October 27, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Staenberg Family Complex, Gymnasium, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
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Join the J’s Sharsheret Supports program for a month of education and awareness: awareness of Sharsheret’s mission, how their support programs improve the lives of those faced with a breast or ovarian cancer diagnosis, and how their educational outreach regarding hereditary cancer risks can save a life with early detection or even spare a diagnosis entirely. Fitness Marathon Sunday, October 27, 8am-1pm 8am: Extreme Condition with Maurice 8am: Cycle with Candice 8am: Gentle Yoga for Women with Carley 9:15am: Circuit…

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August 2020

Cycle Sunday at the J

August 23, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Staenberg Family Complex, Gymnasium, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
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Cycle Sunday with Leslie K. Sunday, August 23, 4:30pm Staenberg Family Complex/Creve Coeur Gymnasium RSVP beginning August 16. RSVP via our online system or by emailing Priscilla Westbrooks.

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September 2021

Creve Coeur Gym Maintenance: Gym Closed

September 7, 2021 - September 18, 2021
Staenberg Family Complex, Gymnasium, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
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SFC gymnasium maintenance will occur September 7-18. The gymnasium will be closed during this time and will reopen on September 19. The Fox gymnasium will not close this year for maintenance.

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December 2021

J’la, the J’s Annual Fundraising Gala

December 11, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Staenberg Family Complex, Gymnasium, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
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Saturday, December 11, 7:30pm Virtual Event Honoring Julie and Tim Stern Featuring Amy Shanker, Comedian & Camp Sabra Alum We're bringing our community together for a unique, virtual J’la experience that showcases the crucial programs that J scholarships (and your registration and attendance) make accessible to families in need. Join us for an evening of entertainment and inspiration with J Staff & Program Participants. — 2021 Committee — Co-Chairs Jennifer & Craig Rosenthal Rachel & Andy Katzman Committee: Bette & Ron Abeles…

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April 2022

J Job Fair

April 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Staenberg Family Complex, Gymnasium, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
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We want you and your friends to join our team at the J! So we're throwing a J Job Fair to showcase all the great opportunities we have across the agency. J Job Fair Sunday, April 24, 1-4pm Staenberg Family Complex/Creve Coeur Candidates have the opportunity to meet with department heads to learn more about the J and all open positions. J staff will interview qualified candidates onsite, and prospective employees have the ability to be hired on the spot. The…

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May 2022

Yom Ha’atzmaut – Celebrate Israel’s 74th Independence Day!

May 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Staenberg Family Complex, Gymnasium, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
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Celebrate Israel’s Independence Day with us. The IAC, St. Louis J, and the St. Louis Jewish Federation invite the entire community to celebrate Israel’s 74th Independence Day. The event will include inflatables for children, food, treats, Israeli folk dances, live music from DJ Utopia, and much more! The event is funded by  The Lubin-Green Foundation, a supporting foundation of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis. Thursday, May 5, 5:30-7:40pm The J's Staenberg Family Complex/Creve Coeur Gymnasium We can’t wait to…

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October 2022

Beyond Pink: A Morning of Exercise, Education & Wellness

October 30 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Staenberg Family Complex, Gymnasium, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
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October 30, 10am-1pm Staenberg Family Complex/Creve Coeur This free special day of exercise, wellness, and education is a great way to honor Ovarian Awarness Cancer (September) and Breast Cancer Awareness (October) Months, as well as commit to being the healthiest version of you! Join us for Zumba, Tai Chi, family-friendly class  (children aged 6-12 and parents), Fit for Life: How To? and more. Partners in the community will also be on-site to share information on cancer and hereditary risks, non-medical…

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November 2022

Phil Rosenthal: Somebody Feed Phil the Book

November 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Staenberg Family Complex, Gymnasium, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
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Somebody Feed Phil the Book: Untold Stories, Behind-the-Scenes Photos and Favorite Recipes: A Cookbook Phil Rosenthal Saturday, November 5, 7:30pm Location: Edison Gymnasium, Staenberg Family Complex/Creve Coeur Tickets: Individual tickets are sold out. Purchase a Festival All Access Pass ($118) and see Phil along with all other authors in our schedule. A $400 value! The ultimate collection of must-have recipes, stories, and behind-the-scenes photos from the beloved Netflix show Somebody Feed Phil. “Wherever I travel, be it a different state,…

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Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch: Lessons from the Edge

November 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Staenberg Family Complex, Gymnasium, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
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  Lessons from the Edge Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch (ret.) Sunday, November 6, 7pm Location: Edison Gymnasium, Staenberg Family Complex/Creve Coeur Tickets: $45 (Includes one book and one ticket) $60 (Includes one book and two tickets) Moderated by James Wertsch, Professor of Sociocultural Anthropology and Global Studies and Director Emeritus of the McDonnell International Scholars Academy at Washington University in St. Louis. The former ambassador of Ukraine will discuss her inspiring and urgent memoir, detailing her career in international diplomacy which…

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Molly Yeh & Cathy Barrow: Cookbook Panel Program

November 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Staenberg Family Complex, Gymnasium, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
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Cookbook Panel Program: Cathy Barrow (Bagels, Schmears, and a Nice Piece of Fish: A Whole Brunch of Recipes to Make at Home) & Molly Yeh (Home is Where the Eggs Are) Tuesday, November 8, 7pm Location: Edison Gymnasium, Staenberg Family Complex/Creve Coeur Tickets: $40 (includes one cookbook of your choice and one ticket) $55 (includes one cookbook of your choice and two tickets) Calling all foodies! Join Food Network’s Girl Meets Farm star Molly Yeh and bagel expert Cathy Barrow…

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Julia Haart: Brazen

November 10 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Staenberg Family Complex, Gymnasium, 2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
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Women’s Night: Julia Haart, Brazen Thursday, November 10, 5pm Doors open at 5pm for Boutique Bazaar and pre-event reception. Presentation begins at 7pm. Location: Edison Gymnasium, Staenberg Family Complex/Creve Coeur Tickets: $45 (Includes one book and one ticket) $60 (Includes one book and two tickets A riveting, inspiring memoir of one woman's journey from a Jewish ultra-orthodox community and her extraordinary rise from housewife to shoe designer (La Perla) to CEO, co-owner of the modeling agency Elite World Group and…

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