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  • Stranger Than Fiction: Into the Woods

    If you are interested in purchasing tickets, please call 314.539.0359.


    DATE: Saturday, November 21, 2015

    TIME: 7:00 – 10:00pm

    WHERE: Central Library (1301 Olive Street)

    Tickets: Individual Tickets $125

    Sponsorships: Beginning at $1,000

    Parking: Complimentary valet parking provided

     

    Grab your basket of goodies, toss on your best red cape and glass slippers, and venture “into the woods” at Central Library when the St. Louis Public Library Foundation continues its tradition of hosting the most OUTRAGEOUS and CREATIVE events with Stranger Than Fiction:  Into the Woods. Join us for a literary night to remember with cocktails, heavy appetizers, music, dancing, entertainment, and games that highlight the literary arts – this year with a special “grown up” take on fairy tales. 

     

    Stranger Than Fiction Co-Chairs                                

    Alissa Duel and Devon Fischer

     

    Stranger Than Fiction Event Committee

    Jane Arnold

    Julie & Todd Baur

    Lisa & Tom Carnahan

    Melissa & Bill Clendenin

    Megan & Brian Clinton

    David Diener

    Carolyn & Scott Dolan

    Jamie Donnelly

    Carolyn & James Eiseman

    Helene and David Farrell

    Alison and John Ferring

    Elise & Anthony Frisella

    Jenni & Richard Gemberling

    Abby & Joe Goldberg

    Diedre & Michael Gray

    Lisa & Matt Hall

    Audra Harrold

    Linda & Jesse Hunter

    Joni & Drew Karandjeff

    Tiya Lim

    Carol & Jamie Lister

    Linda Lockwood

    Sandy Lux

    Margaret McDonald

    Mai & Michael McLaughlin

    Melissa & Robert Merlin

    Isabelle and Jean-Paul Montupet

    Cindy & Sandy Peters

    Charlene Prather

    Susan & Joseph Rechter

    Dana & Barry Sandweiss

    Ulrike & Tom Schlafly

    Lily & Bruce Seymour

    Christa Carr Shatz & Gerald Shatz

    Marla & Greg Smith

    Mary Ann & Andy Srenco

    Amanda Sugarman

    Joan Tracy

    Kay & Marshall Turner

    Josephine & Dick Weil

    Erica & Bryan Willert

     

    Thank you to the following individuals and businesses for their generous support. Proceeds from this event benefit the St. Louis Public Library Foundation’s Annual Fund which supports literacy and after-school programs offered at Library locations throughout St. Louis City: Homework Helpers, Summer Reading Club, Read It Forward, Reading Pays, and Playdate Theater.

     

    Wish Makers

    Ulrike & Tom Schlafly

     

    Spell Casters

    Emerson

    Alison and John Ferring

    Monsanto

    Isabelle and Jean-Paul Montupet

    Nestle Purina Petcare

    Westmoreland Associates, LLC

     

    Glass Slippers

    BSI Constructors, Inc.

    Dowd Bennett LLP

    Hope and Julian Edison

    Edward Jones

    Stifel Nicolaus

    U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corporation

     

    Friends of the Forest

    Ameren Missouri

    Barbara Bryant

    Commerce Bank

    DFC Group

    Lisa and Matt Hall

    Lashly & Baer, P.C.

    Anonymous

    Willert Home Products

     

    Magic Beans

    AT&T

    Bank of America

    Catherine and James Berges

    Buckingham

    Lisa and Tom Carnahan

    Barbara and Charles Cook

    Dielman Sotheby’s International Realty

    Carolyn and Scott Dolan

    Deborah and Bob Dolgin

    Anonymous

    Carolyn and Jim Eiseman

    Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Fox Family Foundation

    Jenni and Richard Gemberling

    Barbara Bushman Goodman

    Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.

    Kellie Hynes and Bob Guller

    Patricia and Mark Hillis

    Linda and Jesse Hunter

    Joni and Drew Karandjeff

    Ann Liberman

    David Mason & Associates

    Millstone Foundation

    Cindy and Sandy Peters

    Polsinelli PC

    Quest Management Consultants

    Sue and Joe Rechter

    Ellen Sherberg and Jerry Rosenblum

    Dana and Barry Sandweiss

    Mary Anne and Joe Sedey

    Mary Ann and Andy Srenco

    St. Louis Antique Lighting

    Margaret and Jerry Thomasson

    Laura and Matt Villa

    Sheila Greenbaum and Gary Wasserman

    Mary Ann Wymore

    Special thanks to 100 Percent Wine Project, Julie and Todd Baur, Butler’s Pantry, Evntiv., Flipping Good Times, Gateway Men’s Chorus, Anonymous, MADCO (Modern American Dance Company), The MUNY, Neiman Marcus, Pasta House Company, Schlafly Beer and the Stranger Than Fiction Party Committee.

     

    For more information about tickets, sponsorship, and more, contact us at 314.539.0359 or foundation@slplfoundation.org.

  • STRANGER THAN FICTION: INTO THE WOODS RAFFLE

    Tickets $25 each / 5 for $100

    Purchase a ticket and be entered to win one of the following. Winners will be drawn at the November 21st event and notified by December 11, 2015. Need not be present to win.


    A FAIRYTALE GETAWAY TO SONOMA WINE COUNTRY

    Enjoy a 2-4 night stay for up to two couples in an exquisite private villa with a round of golf for up to three players. (Based on availability)

     

    A CINDERELLA PACKAGE FROM NEIMAN MARCUS

    A pair of gold Christian Louboutin sandals

    Lunch in the Zodiac Restaurant for (4)

    Exclusive, personalized beauty and color presentation and spa experience for (4)

     

    RED RIDING HOOD’S CARDINALS BASEBALL VIP PACKAGE

    (Based on a mutually agreeable date during the 2016 season)

    (4) Cardinals Club tickets in the Owner’s Seats, Section 1

    Parking Spot in Lot A

    Pre-Game field and dugout tour during Cardinals batting practice

    VIP stadium tour

    Pre-Game meal in the Cardinals Club and all you can eat and drink in Cardinals Club during the game

     

    For more information email foundation@slplfoundation.org or call, 314.539.0359.

     

  • Young Literati Book Swap

    Schlafly Tap Room, North Bar, 2100 Locust St.

     

    Looking for a good book to read? Have a great book that you want to pass on to others? Then come to the Young Literati’s Book Swap!

    Just bring a book you don’t mind parting with to the Schlafly Tap Room’s North Bar and trade, chat, and enjoy great beer with other young professionals. Bring a book that fits with the month’s suggested theme or any book you would like to share.

    Wondering what a typical Book Swap is like? Check out this article by Walrus Publishing.

    This event is FREE. You do not have to be a member of the Young Literati to attend.

    CLICK HERE FOR OUR UPCOMING SCHEDULE