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October 2019

Upcycled Craft Night by Perennial

October 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Next Door @ The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Blvd
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

Join us for a fun night of upcycled crafting at The Novel Neighbor with the team from Perennial! Join Perennial at The Novel Neighbor for a fun night of upcycled crafting! In this workshop, you’ll learn how to make 3 different projects with reclaimed materials, perfect for fall! Transform common t-shirts into a fashionable scarf, learn to make eco-friendly beeswax tealight candles in old bottlecaps, and cut scraps of leather into festive fall earrings. All materials and tools are provided,…

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Monster Around the world Halloween presentation

“Monsters Around The World” with Alan Trompe

October 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Next Door @ The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Blvd
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

Just in time for Halloween, “Monsters Around the World!” features a fantastic hour of movie posters and trailers with an international cast of creepy-crawlers. You will meet: The flying witch head, the Krasue, and the vengeful ghost, Nan Nak, from Thailand “La Llorona” the Crying Woman from Mexico The Chinese hopping vampire “jiangshi” The spooky Yokai spirits from Japan Zombies from Haiti (and Italy!) Indian rakshasas (who can look just like your best friend, until they get hungry …) The skeletal Blind…

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Local Author Showcase: Luke Curtis “Elder Nutrition”

October 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Each month we are happy to host local and self-published authors to discuss their newest books. Please join us in supporting them!   For October’s Showcase, we will be featuring Luke Curtis, MD, MS, CIH and his book on Elder Nutrition, the only book of its kind that focuses on nutritional needs of those over 70 years of age.   Books will be available for purchase at event and signing will follow author presentation.

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The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

The Testaments – Margaret Atwood – Book Discussion

October 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Come discuss Margaret Atwood’s newest book – The Testaments: The Sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale. All are welcome to attend. Pick up a copy of the book in the shop or order online HERE   Book Description Margaret Atwood’s dystopian masterpiece, The Handmaid’s Tale, has become a modern classic—and now she brings the iconic story to a dramatic conclusion in this riveting sequel. More than fifteen years after the events of The Handmaid’s Tale, the theocratic regime of the Republic of Gilead maintains its…

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November 2019

National Geographic Live at the Touhill with Terry Virts

National Geographic Live! with Astronaut Terry Virts: A View from Above – Touhill

November 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Touhill Performing Arts Center, One University Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63121 United States

Join us as we welcome Terry Virts, former NASA astronaut and pilot of the space shuttle Endeavor, to explore space and the planets in a whole new perspective through the stories and images that he collected during his time spent in the International Space Station (ISS). Virts began his career in the United States Air Force and earned his pilot’s wings in 1989 at Williams Air Force Base in Arizona. After completing basic fighter pilot training and formal training in…

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Make & Take Aroma Bracelet with Purple Lotus Oils

Make your own Aromatherapy Bracelet

November 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Next Door @ The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Blvd
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

At this make-and-take, you’ll be provided with everything you need to make and go home with a BEAUTIFUL amethyst gemstone bracelet that will allow you to diffuse and enjoy the benefits and aroma of your favorite aromatherapy throughout your day! You’ll learn the basics of WHY essential oils are beneficial as well as some common reasons people use them. You’ll also learn about the stated benefits of the semi-precious stones included in your bracelet. As a bonus, each attendee will…

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Melanie Mitchell - Artificial Intelligence book

Melanie Mitchell – “Artificial Intelligence” – St. Louis County Library

November 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
St. Louis County Library – Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63131 United States

No recent scientific enterprise has proved as alluring, terrifying, and filled with extravagant promise and frustrating setbacks as artificial intelligence. Award-winning author and leading computer scientist, Melanie Mitchell now reveals its turbulent history and the recent surge of apparent successes, grand hopes, and emerging fears that surround AI. Interweaving stories about the science and the people behind it, “Artificial Intelligence” brims with clear-sighted, captivating, accounts of the most provocative modern work in AI. This frank, lively book will prove an…

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My Squirrel Days by Ellie Kemper

November Novel Neighbor Book Club – My Squirrel Days – Ellie Kemper

November 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Novel Neighbor Book Club meets on the second Monday of every month at 7 pm – and everyone is welcome! This month’s title is “My Squirrel Days” by Ellie Kemper. Stop in the shop or order a copy HERE Book Summary Meet Ellie, the best-intentioned redhead next door. You’ll laugh right alongside her as she shares tales of her childhood in St. Louis, whether directing and also starring in her family holiday pageant, washing her dad’s car with a Brillo…

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Tom Satterly - author of All Secure

Author Event – Tom Satterly – “All Secure”

November 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Next Door @ The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Blvd
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

Come hear from one of the most highly regarded Tier One Delta Force operators in American military history as he shares his war stories and personal battle with PTSD in “All Secure: A Special Operations Soldier’s Fight to Survive on the Battlefield and the Homefront”. Tom Satterly is a highly decorated combat veteran who was portrayed in the Oscar-winning 2001 film Black Hawk Down. He served in the Army twenty-five years, twenty in Delta Force. He has led hundreds of missions, including…

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Sand and Steel by Peter Caddick-Adams

Peter Caddick-Adams – “Sand and Steel” – St. Louis County Library

November 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
St. Louis County Library – Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63131 United States

Published to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day, British military historian Peter Caddick-Adams’ “Sand and Steel” is a comprehensive, monumental account of the greatest and most consequential military operation of modern times, drawing on first-hand battlefield research and personal testimony and interviews. In addition to covering the build-up to the invasion, Caddick-Adams gives a detailed account of the German preparations and reveals precisely what lay in wait for the Allies. But the heart of the book is Caddick-Adams’ narratives of…

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