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Peace in the Prairie – Forest Park

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Peace in the Prairie
Credit: Saint Louis Story Stitchers
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Peace in the Prairie
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World's Fair Pavilion, Forest Park
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Celebrate the health of people and prairies on Earth Day!

Saint Louis Story Stitchers Artists Collective presents Peace in the Prairie, an original presentation exploring the concepts of peace and violence, juxtaposing urban life as experienced by African American people living in the city of St. Louis, Missouri and the state’s endangered prairie lands. Is the path towards peace through Missouri’s native prairies?

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Vendors will bring information and resources about prairies and native plants, accessing and enjoying the outdoors, and healing from trauma. Performances and Presentations will explore the topics with yoga, presentations, and performances. Guests include Cabanne Library, Perennial, Dig Annuals and Perennials, Audubon Center at Riverlands, Alive and Well, Missouri Department of Conservation, Powder Valley Nature Center & Tower Grove Park Office, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, Power4STL aka The T, Women’s Voices Raised For Social Justice- Lock It For Love, Creative Reaction Lab

4 p.m.-6 p.m. Be in Saint Louis Story Stitchers music video of our original song, “Who’s Ready?” Bring your group or bring yourself! 

6 p.m.-7 p.m. Community Performance

7 p.m.-8 p.m. Picnic Dinner by Sugarfire (pre-order only through Eventbrite) and Pre-Screening Community Gathering

8:15 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Peace in the Prairie, Film Screening under the Stars

Saint Louis Story Stitchers Artists Collective presents Peace in the Prairie, an original presentation exploring the concepts of peace and violence, juxtaposing urban life as experienced by African American people living in the city of St. Louis, Missouri and the state’s endangered prairie lands. Is the path towards peace through Missouri’s native prairies?

Reserve a chair at our community table and enjoy cocoa or hot tea, and a cookie , snuggle under a lap blanket, and grab a hand warmer for a unique and unforgettable event! Experience the original film by Saint Louis Story Stitchers Artists Collective, six years in the making, under the stars of our city in the most iconic park in America! Rated PG13 for references to violence.

Peace in the Prairie is presented with support from Missouri Arts Council, a State Agency, which receives support from the State of Missouri.

Story Stitchers is supported by The Lewis Prize for Music’s 2021 Accelerator Award. The mission of The Lewis Prize is to partner with leaders who create positive change by investing in young people through music. 

Additional support for Saint Louis Story Stitchers is provided by the Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund, City of St. Louis Youth at Risk Crime Prevention grant, March For Our Lives, and Kranzberg Arts Foundation.

Information

Forest Park – St. Louis
616 N. Skinker Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63130

Additional Information

Travelers With Disabilities Information
ADA Fully Compliant
Smoking Policy
No Smoking
Activities Within 10 Miles
Biking / Walking Trails
Canoeing Outfitters
Golf
Historic District
Cost Of Admission
Donations Accepted
Free Admission
General Interest Info
Gift / Souvenir Shop
This Facility Is On The National Register Of Historic Places
Group Policy
Advance Contact Requested
Guest Reservations Needed?
Reservations Recommended
Pet Policy
Pets Allowed Outdoors On A Leash
Service Animals Welcome
Suitable For These Age Groups
Adults (18+)
Teens (13-18)
Tweens (age 6-12)
Types Of Payment Accepted
Visa