December 2013 - Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays
Open Arts is an open mic and open art studio held a few times throughout the year where youth perform and showcase their art.   It is not a talent show so there are no winners or losers. It is just a live showcasing of talent, both musical and artistic.  Open Arts will be held in the FYI Backbay and Youth Lounge at 110 Church Street on Sat, Jan 11th from 6 - 9 pm.Want to perform? Email us at

2nd Saturdays Aquaponics Workshop has been rescheduled for Saturday, Jan 18th from 11 am - 1 pm.
Come and learn all about building an ecosystem complete with a fish tank and herb seeds helping each other grow. It is held from 11 - 1 pm in the Backbay & Youth Lounge. (110 Church St.).  This event is FREE.
FYI raised $2,643 during this year's Dine Out 4 FYI. Thank you for your support of young people and special thanks to all of the participating restaurants (Cork, Ferguson Brewing, Vincenzo's, Whistle Stop, Corner Coffee House, Marley's,  Cathy's Kitchen, CoseDolci, and El Palenque.Weren't able to participate, you can still support young people through our Giving Campaign!  Thanks and see you next year.
The FYAB Meeting is Tuesday, January 7th at 5:30 pm in the FYI Backbay & Youth Lounge (110 Church)

FYI is sponsoring the January 25th Rocket Mission at the CLC.  Click here for more info.

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The next Earn-a-Bike class will be starting soon. This program gives youth the opportunity to earn a free bike while learning about bicycle safety.

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Friday, March 7th at 7pm at MSB High School
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FYI is a not for profit organization serving the youth of the Ferguson community by encouraging them and engaging them as active members of the community, partnering with existing community youth programs, and developing programs as needed.
FYI Informer Newsletter Editor: Daniel G.