This event is hosted by Forest Park Forever with our City of St. Louis partners.
Park leadership from both groups will be on hand to discuss exciting improvement projects and answer questions from event attendees. Mayor Francis G. Slay will be in attendance to provide opening remarks for the evening’s festivities. The program will be emceed by Fox 2’s Jasmine Huda.
5:00-6:00 p.m. – Community Open House & Happy Hour
- Complimentary samples from Urban Chestnut Brewing Co (get a first taste of a special brew in honor of Forest Park Forever's 30th anniversary!), and kombucha from Companion Kombucha
- Activities led by Forest Park Forever horticulture staff, City of St. Louis Department of Parks, Recreation and Forestry staff and additional Park partners and destinations
- Give-aways & prizes!
6:00-7:00 p.m. – State of Forest Park Program
- Opening remarks by Mayor Francis G. Slay
- Presentation of the Kathryn Nelson Keeper of Forest Park Award
- A fast-paced presentation filled with project news and interesting Forest Park facts (plus a special announcement!), followed by an open Q&A session with Forest Park Forever President & Executive Director Lesley S. Hoffarth, P.E., and City of St. Louis Department of Parks, Recreation and Forestry Director Greg Hayes
RSVP in advance and you'll be entered in a raffle for some great prizes! forestparkforever.org/communitygathering