October: World Blindness Awareness Month; Down Syndrome Awareness Month; German-American Heritage Month; Global Diversity Awareness Month; Italian-American Heritage Month; LGBT History Month; and Polish-American Heritage Month.
CJT Consulting LLC presents Mosaic Ceiling: A Panel Discussion for African-American Women. How and why woman must connect their resources via mentorship, patronage, and health & wellness. Dennis and Judith Jones Visitor and Education Center, 5595 Grand Drive., 63112. For more information, visit www.evite.me/2SMhr2gRUA.
The St. Louis Economic Empowerment Summit is set for 6 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 23 at LUX Theatre, 2619 Washington Ave. For ticket information, call 314-266-8481 or the Lux Theatre at 314-371-4031.
Displacement, Museums, and Memory: Lessons from South Africa. A panel of leading museum professionals and scholars from South Africa discuss how painful memories of forced displacement under the apartheid regime have been recovered and preserved. Missouri History Museum, Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 6:30pm Reception (Bank of America Atrium), 7 p.m.: Lecture (Lee Auditorium), Free ewvent.
Home Grown STL Networking Breakfast, Friday, Oct. 28, 8-10 a.m., in Goldfarb Hall, Room 132 on the WUSTL’s Danforth Campus. It’s a Free event. Speakers include Halbert Sullivan, CEO of Father Support Center and Darren Sunkett. Head football coach at East St. Louis High School. RSVP to email@example.com.
Imagery International’s 5th Annual Women’s Empowerment Tea. Saturday, October 29 at 12pm at Miss Aimee B’s Tea Room, 837 First Capitol Drive, 63301. For more information, call 314-707-8103 or visit www.imageryintl.org/imagery-events.
COCA presents Outside In: Paint for Peace, through October 30. Showcasing the power of the arts, the exhibition presents a selection of the murals painted on boarded-up storefronts by amateur and professional artists in the days and weeks following the 2014 protests in Ferguson. 524 Trinity Avenue, 63130. For more information, call 314-725-6555 or visit www.cocastl.org
Better Family Life’s 30th Annual Unity Ball, Saturday, November 19, 7 p.m. -11 p.m., America’s Center, 701 Convention Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63101