Yes, you still can get breakfast for only 4 bucks.
That’s the cost of Subway‘sFlatBread Breakfast Combo deal.
That’s a six-inch breakfast sandwich (choose Black Forest ham, egg and cheese; bacon, egg and cheese or egg and cheese) and a 16-ounce cup of Seattle’s Best Coffee®. There are some restrictions, and prices and participation may vary.
For a Subway near you click here.
X-treme International Ice Racing (XIIR, pronounced “X, double I, R) , professional racing tour on ice, comes to St. Charles’s Family Arena next Saturday, Jan. 28
According to promotional material, rider and modified speedway bikes and quods go from 0 to 60 mph in under three seconds in an indoor ice arena. More than 2,000 metal studs have been added to the tires but there are no brakes resulting in what promoters call “the fastest sport on ice and one of the fastest sports in the world.”
Tickets start at $5; parking is $5. Suites for 12 and 24 people are available. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. with doors opening at 6:30 p.m.
The St. Louis Golf Expo kicks off tomorrow, Friday, Jan. 20 at the St. Charles Convention Center, 1 Convention Center Plaza in St. Charles.
The first 300 in the door receive a twosome to Sun Valley Golf Course, foursomes to House Springs, River Lakes, Country Club of Sugar Creek and Sunset Hills plus a free one-year subscription to Golf Digest or Golf World courtesy of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Friday, Jan. 20: noon – 6 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 21: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 22: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Ticket prices are $10 with free admission for those 12 and under.
Friday is Senior Day. Attendees save $2 on admission with ID.
Activities include a Pro-Am golf shop and testing area, Plaza Motors-Audi putting challenge, a long-drive competition. Experts from Washington University Orthopedics and Barnes-Jewish Hospital will be on-hand all weekend for tips on how to avoid injuries.
World Bird Sanctuary will do a live eagle demonstration on Saturday at the Alton Visitors Center, 200 Piasa St. in Alton, Ill.
From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. you can see a live bald eagle up close and personal and learn about their habitats.
Pick up your free All Around Alton Eagle Watcher’s Guide and take a jaunt along the Great River Road to see eagles in their natural habitat.
If you miss this week’s demonstration, catch it when it’s repeated next Saturday, Jan. 28
For more information, call 1-800-ALTON-IL or go to the website.
Clayton‘s Third Annual Restaurant Week kicks off Monday, Jan. 23 and runs through Sunday, Jan. 29.
Restaurant Week is featured in more than 35 American cities. You don’t need to buy a pass or clip a coupon. Simply show up and order from a special three-course dinner menu. The flat price is $25 per person plus tip and tax. Reservations are recommended.
Alexander’s Restaurant at the Sheraton Clayton Plaza, Araka, Bar Napoli, BARcelona, Bocci Bar, Cardwell’s, Chez Leon, Coastal Bistro and Bar, The Crossing, The Grill at the Ritz-Carlton, J. Bucks, Jimmy’s on the Park, Luciano’s Trattoria, Mad Tomato, Oceano Bistro, Remi’s Kitchen and Wine Bar, Roxane, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Tani Sushi Bistro, Wasabi Sushi Bar.
You can access each restaurant’s menu through the Restaurant Week website.
Professional ice carvers bring the art to life in a competition using chain saws, power grinders, sanders, cold chisels, hand saws, and irons at the Fete De Glace ice carving competition Jan. 28 in the 100 to 200 blocks of North Main Street in St Charles.
The event takes place from 9:30 a.m.-3.p.m with the People’s Choice awards presented at 3:30 p.m.
Team Competition is from 9:30 a.m.-noon (two carvers have 2 1/2 hrs. to make huge sculptures using five blocks of ice). At 12:30 p.m., carvers separate and carve a single block. They will have until 3 p.m. to create sculptures.
Coffee and hot chocolate will be available and there will be fire pits nearby to warm up.
Register now for SSM Heart Institute‘s “Her Heart: Every Beat Counts” health event. This education and screening event is free but registration is required, and it fills up fast.
You can choose from two locations and two dates–The Heart of St. Charles Banquet Center, 1410 South Fifth Street in St. Charles on Friday, Feb. 10 or Orlando Gardens Banquet Center. 8352 Watson Road, Webster Groves on Saturday, Feb. 18. Both events run from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and feature physician speakers, “Heart-Smart” stations, drawings, gifts and free lunch. Heart disease survivors will share how the disease changed their lives.
• “Keeping Your Heart in Rhythm”
• “Diabetes, Weight and Your Heart”
• “Is it Indigestion or a Heart Attack?”
Informational booths willprovide information on diabetes,nutrition, chest pain and cardiac catheterization. Blood pressure, body fat, cholesterol and glucose screenings will be offered. There is a $10 fee for the fasting cholesterol, triglyceride and glucose test, and appointments are required.
Physician speakers include Dr. Elie Azrak, Dr. Christopher Bauer, Dr. David Kardesch, Dr. John Mohart, Dr. Anish Thomas and Dr. Ali Ziaee. Heart disease survivors include Donna Ringwald, Shelly Rosenmiller and Kathy Williams. Guests will also have the opportunity to meet Greg Hewitt during live broadcasts with KLOU Oldies 103.3, a sponsor of the events.
To register, call 1-866-SSM-DOCS (1-866-776-3627) or register online.
The Hallelujah Trail
The Jamestown Bluffs branch of the St. Louis County Library will show The Hallelujah Trail at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012. The branch is at 4153 North Highway 67, north St. Louis County.
The western movie is about a wagon train heading for Denver with a cargo of whisky and the struggle for control of the coveted goods.
The branch will serve refreshments.
Alton’s first Restaurant Week kicks off Sunday, Jan. 22.
During the entire week (through Saturday, Jan. 28), you can enjoy a meal for a fixed price–lunch for $10 (plus tax and gratuity) and dinner for $25 (plus tax and gratuity).
Participating restaurants include Alton Sports Tap, Bossanova, Castelli’s at 255, Franco’s at the Holiday Inn, Gentelin’s on Broadway, Johnson’s Corner, My Just Desserts, Rib City Alton, State Street Market and Tony’s Restaurant.
No passes or coupons are needed.
For more information, call 1-800-258-6645 or go check the website for the menus.