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upcoming events at Wildwood

 
“Got Your Backpack” Food Drive
Through Feb. 24, Lobby
“Got Your Backpack” is a program run by Rockwood School District that feeds 100 kids each week in the district. A backpack full of food goes home with children on Fridays so they have food for the weekend. Donations of oatmeal, peanut butter, jelly (in plastic jars), tuna, macaroni and cheese, pasta and spaghetti sauce and applesauce or gift cards to purchase these items are needed. Leave your donations on the table in the lobby.

Writing Workshop: A Well-Researched Paper
Feb. 12, 12:15-12:45 p.m., Multipurpose Room
Learn how to use the campus resources to research and write your paper. No registration is required. Bring your lunch and eat while you learn. This is one of seven free walk-in, half-hour workshops presented by our writing expert Tracy Marshall exclusively for Wildwood students.  

Black History Month Event: Walking the Blue Line
Feb. 17, 12:30 p.m., Multipurpose Room
Terrell Carter details his experience as a former St. Louis City police officer and the impact of transforming from being one who was regularly profiled by police to becoming the person doing the profiling. He will discuss the thoughts and tactics of police officers based on their training in the police academy and lessons learned on the streets, and discuss solutions to help heal the racial divide.

Writing Workshop: Writer’s Block
Feb. 18, 12:15 to 12:45 p.m., Multipurpose Room
Learn how to come up with a viable topic by doing some research and evaluating sources before you even write a word. Then learn how to get started on the writing process. Bring your lunch and eat while you learn. This is one of seven free, walk-in, half-hour workshop presented by our writing expert Tracy Marshall exclusively for Wildwood students.

Learn the Art of Networking
Feb. 18, 2-3 p.m., Multipurpose Room
Networking is more than just connecting on social media, texting and emailing. Knowing how to connect face to face is an important skill for both school and career success. Learn the skills you need to make a positive impression and a lasting connection with people you meet. Presented by Lori Kelling, president of the West St. Louis County Chamber of Commerce and honored by Small Business Monthly as one of the top 100 St.Louisans to know to succeed in business.

Open Mic Night
Feb. 19, 6:30 to 9 p.m., Student Commons
Students and members of the community are invited to present their writing, visual art, music or dramatic work in a welcoming environment at an open microphone.  Presentations are limited to 5 minutes and should be suitable for all ages. To guarantee your performance spot, register with Stephanie Graham at sagraham@stlcc.edu. This month’s theme is Grimm’s Fairy Tales.