12th Night at Johnny’s In Soulard. The Board of Directors accept petitions from various civic, business and neighborhood leaders requesting them to declare the new Mardi Gras season. Then the proclamation will be read on the front steps on Johnny’s followed by a musical procession that will then wind through the neighborhood, ending at the corner of 7th and Soulard, where the Soulard Mardi Gras flag will rise and fireworks will signal the official start of the Mardi Gras season in Soulard.
Cool Chicks and Hot Glass: Girls Night Out. 6-10pm at Third Degree Glass Factory, 5200 Delmar Blvd. No reservations needed. Bliss out with Kakao chocolates and confections, customize your look with advice by Wardrobe Wiz Nancy Nix-Rice, get your glow on with a sugar scrub from Boutique Patrice. Play with fire? Sign up at the Front Desk to make a paperweight, glass beads, fused pendant or kitchen magnets.