We’re heading into the holidays in Dutchtown! There’s plenty to keep you busy this season. Read on, bookmark our calendar, and follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram to stay up to date on everything happening in Dutchtown.
The City of St. Louis has mercifully moved National Night Out from the height of summer to the first Tuesday in October! October 2nd is National Night Out here in the City, and plenty of our neighbors will be out celebrating their community, getting to know each other, and watching out for each other.
As reported by NextSTL, STL Open Streets is relaunching in Dutchtown this year! On Saturday, June 2nd, Compton Avenue will be closed to cars from Cherokee to Meramec. Neighbors will be encouraged to walk, bike, and play in the open street.
We’ve already got a pretty packed calendar for April, and we’re always adding more! Check the calendar often, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter for the latest. You can also sign up for our mailing list and get an occasional (about once a month) update on neighborhood events.
If you’re looking to become more involved in the Dutchtown community this year, one way to start is by attending the committee and board meetings of the recently formed Dutchtown Community Improvement District. You’ll have the opportunity to help craft the mission of the CID and be a part of its growth and success.
The Common Sound Festival, produced by Dutchtown South Community Corporation, is coming to Marquette Park this Saturday, September 30th. Join your neighbors and the greater St. Louis community as we celebrate through dance and music the common sound that flows through us all.
Join your neighbors in Dutchtown West on Saturday morning for a neighborhood cleanup! Neighbors will meet at the corner of Spring and Meramec at 11am to spread out and pick up litter for about an hour. There will be gloves, litter grabbers, trash bags, and water available for the participants.
The inaugural Common Sound Festival is coming to Marquette Park on Saturday, September 30th. The festival is being produced by Dutchtown South Community Corporation and will feature music, dance, food, craft vendors, and a chance to preview the Marquette Field House. Festival goers will also help to break the record for world’s longest soul train! Your help is needed!