Five National Drive Electric Week Events Scheduled For The Midwest

Five National Drive Electric Week Events Scheduled For The Midwest

Posted 08/28/2015 in News by Steve

The Gateway Electric Vehicle Club is partnering with the St. Louis Science Center’s James McDonnell Planetarium, 5050 Oakland Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110, to host the 3rd Annual Electric Car Show. The event is scheduled for Sunday, September 20th from 11 AM to 3 PM. More than 40 electric vehicles are scheduled to be on display along with the Science Center’s own Smith EV that they use as a community outreach and educational tool. Attendees can also see a 1971 VW Beetle that was converted to electric in 1982. Organizers are also expecting the Illuminati Motor Works vehicle to make an appearance. Organizers are also expecting turnouts from the local Tesla, Leaf and Volt owner’s groups.

The event will be held in conjunction with the national Citi Car show.

For more information about the St. Louis event, go to driveelectricweek.org

The Mid-America Electric Auto Association (MAEAA) with host 2 events in the Kansas City Metro area. The first event will be on Wednesday, September 16th from 4:30 to 8 PM at Village Presbyterian Church, 6641 Mission Rd., Prairie Village, KS 66208. The second is Friday, September 18th from 9:30 Am to 2 PM at Black & Veatch, 11401 Lamar Ave., Overland Park, KS 66211. For information about the events or the club, contact MAEAA at webmaster@maeaa.org

The Central Kansas Clean Cities Coalition is organizing an event in Wichita as part of the Spirit Aerosystems 10 Year Anniversary Event. This event is only open to employees and families of Spirit Aerosystems. For information, contact the organizer at shawn@metroenergy.org

With at least 5 major oil companies based in the city, the organizer of the Oklahoma City is excited to be hosting an event in oil country. The Oklahoma City event is scheduled for Saturday, September 12th from Noon to 4 PM in The Paseo Arts District, NW 30th St and Paseo, Oklahoma City, OK 73103. 20+ EVs are expected to be on display with ride and drives available in a Nissan Leaf, Tesla Model S and a BMW i3. For more information, contact the organizer at johnandjhen@gmail.com

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