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Fill Your Weekend with Film, Books, and Pop with Teeth

Our weekly Get Out planner has got all the media you need to make it to Monday.

This week we've got movies and music, hoops and trivia. And, if you are looking to stay in, stop by a book sale.


When/Where: 6 p.m. Friday at Lindbergh High School, 5000 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
Why Go: Everyone likes movies, even short ones! Check out these short films by talented Lindbergh High School students. Films will be judged by professional critics.
Pricing: Free, but canned food products will be collected for local food pantries


When/Where: 6:45 p.m. Saturday at Lindbergh High School, 5000 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
Why Go: Come see Sperreng Middle and Lindbergh High faculty dunk and dribble—or at least try. There will also be Hula-hooping and face painting for the kids, plus award-winning chili available to try.
Pricing: Tickets are $3 for adults and $2 for students. Proceeds benefit Project Graduation for the class of 2011.


When/Where: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday at , 7748 Mackenzie Rd.
Why Go: Spring cleaning just means more space on your bookshelves. Stock up with dirt cheap paperbacks and hardbacks across all genres.
Pricing: Free to go. Hardbacks are $1, paperbacks are 50 cents.


When/Where: 6 p.m. Saturday at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church, 1420 S Sappington Rd.
Why Go: Your weekend wouldn’t feel complete without a trivia night, and proceeds from this one go to support the Jake Franzel Osteosarcoma Fund and Friends of Kids with Cancer. Jake Franzel is a Lindbergh High junior who has been battling bone cancer since 2009.
Pricing:  A table of eight costs $200 and includes beer and soda. Space is limited, so sign up soon by emailing sfranzel723@aol.com.

Concert: Margot and the Nuclear So and So’s, Sleepy Kitty, Union Tree Review
When/Where: Doors 8 p.m. Friday at The Firebird, 2706 Olive St.
Why Go: Called “melody-driven pop with teeth,” seeing Margot and the Nuclear So and So’s will help you grit and gnash out the last of the week’s stress. Also playing is South City folk favorites Union Tree Review.
Pricing: $12 to $14

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