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Video: How to Post an Event on Patch

See how to use Kirkwood Patch's free events calendar to spread the word about a community event.

There are things happening all over Kirkwood, Des Peres, Glendale and Oakland  every day and it's impossible for one person to know about all of them. You can help make this site a better representation of what's going on in the community by adding the events you know about to our calendar–for free.

The video above explains how posting a free event works--and it's incredibly easy.

Here's a step-by-step guide:

  1. Log in to Patch.
  2. Click on "Events" on the top of the page.
  3. At the bottom of the Events page, click "Add an Event."
  4. Give your event a title.
  5. Choose a date, starting time and end time. If your event repeats, check the box that says, "This event happens more than once or is an ongoing event."
  6. Under "Where," type in an address or the name of a location. If adding an address, include the city so the site knows where to place the event. Once you have a location, click on that location to save it.
  7. Fill out a description for your event. Tell us why we should be there and what to expect at the event.
  8. To add photos, videos or a flier, click "Choose files to upload."
  9. Choose a category and fill out any other information, such as who the event is best for, the price, a contact number or email address, website, etc.
  10. Click "Post My Event."
  11. Tell all your friends how easy it was!

You can also post announcements to Kirkwood Patch for free. Click here to learn how.

If you have trouble posting an event or announcement, email owen.skoler@patch.com.

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