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5/18  Kidney Fight Trivia Night 2019 - PKD Chapter   (Saturday:  6:30 pm - 10:30 pm)
KIDNEY FIGHT TRIVIA NIGHT 2019 / STL PKD Chapter

Saturday / May 18, 2019 / 6:30-10:30 PM / Machinists' District 9 Building / Bridgeton, MO

St. Louis PKD Chapter is hosting Kidney Fight Trivia Night on May 18, 2019. The annual trivia will take place at Machinists District 9 Building, 12365 St. Charles Rock Road, Bridgeton, MO 63044. The doors open at 6:00 PM with trivia starting at 6:30 PM and ending at 10:30 PM. The night will include silent auction, 50/50 raffle, games, and door prizes. Beer, soda, bottled water, and pretzels will be provided. Feel free to bring food to share with your table.

The entry fee is $20 per person or $160 for a table of 8 people. To reserve a table or register individually, visit https://pkdfoundation.salsalabs.org/stltrivianight2019/index.html. If you have any questions or want to donate toward the silent auction, please contact Kris at 314-973-6597 or KidneyFightTriviaNight@gmail.com. Walk-ins are welcomed. 100% of the money raised from trivia will benefit the PKD Foundation life-saving research.

Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) causes uncontrolled growth of fluid-filled cysts in the kidneys, often leading to kidney failure. Once a person has kidney failure, dialysis or a transplant are the only options to treat the damage the disease has caused. There are two types of PKD: autosomal dominant PKD (ADPKD) and autosomal recessive PKD (ARPKD). ADPKD is more common and affects an estimated 600,000 Americans and 12.4 million people worldwide. Parents with ADPKD have a 50 percent chance of passing it on to each of their children. Approximately 10 percent of the people diagnosed with ADPKD have no family history of the disease, with PKD developing as a spontaneous (new) mutation. Once they have it, they have a 50 percent chance of passing it on to each of their children. The less common form, ARPKD affects approximately 1 in 20,000 children, and often causes death in the first month of life. Only 70% of children born with ARPKD survive the newborn period and one-third of those who survive will need dialysis or transplantation by age 10.

To learn more about the St. Louis PKD Chapter visit https://pkdcure.org/chapter/st-louis/ or the PKD Foundation and PKD visit https://pkdcure.org.
5/18  Maryville's Movie in the Park - Incredibles 2   (Saturday:  7:15 pm - 10:00 pm)
Maryville Park and Rec Committee will begin their 2019 Movies in the Park Series on Saturday night May 18 with Incredibles 2 at Drost Park in Maryville Movie is sponsored by Anderson Hospital, Armbruster, Dripps, Winterscheidt & Blotevogel, LLC /Attorneys at Law, Mariachis Mexican Restaurant, Maryville Mayor Craig Short and Joe & Diane Semanisin,

Vendors and Bobbys Frozen Custard after 7:15pm, movie after dusk about 8:40-8:45.

Follow the green and blue signs off of Rt. 159 to Valadabene Drive to Schiber Court or Google #8 Schiber Court. Bring your lawn chairs, loungers, blankets, & bug spray to make your evening comfortable. If you have questions, call Maryville Parks & Rec 618-772-8555 between 9:00am and 5:00pm.
Visit the Village web site at www.vil.maryville.il.us for a Park Map. Come and enjoy a great free evening for the family.
The other movies in this summers series will be June 8 Marv Poppins (1964), July 27 How to Train your Dragon2, Aug. 10 A Dogs Way Home and Dec. 28 - the Star.
5/31  200th Anniversary of Edwardsville Exhibit   (Friday:  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
The Edwardsville Arts Center is proud to present an exhibition of paintings celebrating the 200th Anniversary of Edwardsville! Enjoy apple pie, strawberry-lemonade cupcakes, and paintings of local spots in Edwardsville to help us celebrate! The opening reception for our Edwardsville 200th Anniversary exhibit is Friday, May 31st from 6-8pm! Come on out and celebrate with us!
Curated by John DenHouter, professor of painting at SIUE, the exhibition will also host works by Steve Hartman, Lon Brauer, Mike Neary, Mike Anderson, and Amy MacLennan. Denhouter practices and has taught en plein air painting classes locally in which students enjoy painting outdoors, focusing on landscape, nature, and the various effects of the sunlight on those spaces. Denhouters paintings in the exhibition radiate brilliant colors and fresh brush work on familiar landscapes and buildings in Edwardsville. In the DeToye student gallery Megan Westenberg, a BFA student from SIUE, will be displaying large diptych oil paintings based on Shakespeare plays. The exhibition will be on display at the Edwardsville Arts Center, 6165 Center Grove Rd., Edwardsville, IL (EHS campus) from May 31st to July 12th , hours Wednesday Friday 10am to 4 pm and Saturday 11am-3pm.
The Edwardsville Arts Center is a community visual arts center located in Edwardsville, Illinois featuring local, regional and national artists in its gallery. Within the center, affordable, unique artworks are also available for purchase. The arts center is dedicated to the community, offering regular art exhibitions and classes to enrich the areas cultural experiences with affordable education and entertainment. To learn more, call the Edwardsville Arts Center at (618) 655-0337 or visit their website, www.edwardsvilleartscenter.com.