Local events, Oct. 7-13

Thursday, Oct. 7

• “DivorceCare,” a support group for divorced or separated men and women, will meet at 7 p.m. at Mary, Mother of the Church, 5901 Kerth Road. Child care is provided but must be prearranged. For more information, call (314) 894-1373.

• Overeaters Anonymous will meet at 7:30 p.m. at 9907 Gravois Road, Suite E. Enter at the rear of the building. For more information, call (636) 467-7023.

• Mothers of Preschoolers will meet from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at South County Church of the Nazarene, 2500 Telegraph Road. Child care is provided. For more information, call (314) 269-6699.

Friday, Oct. 8

• The Daughters of St. Paul will show the movie “The Scarlet and the Black” at 6 p.m. at Pauline Books & Media, 9804 Watson Road. For more information, call (314) 965-3512.

• Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 9907 Sappington Road, will sponsor a dance for junior-high pupils from 7 to 10 p.m. Tickets cost $10 and are available at 3 p.m. at the church narthex. For more information, call (314) 843-6633.

• Take Off Pounds Sensibly will meet at 9:30 a.m. at Affton Presbyterian Church, 9217 Gravois Road. For more information, call (314) 729-0028.

Saturday, Oct. 9

• St. Louis Golf for the Cure will sponsor its fourth annual Golf Tournament and Auction to benefit Rally for the Cure and the St. Louis Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure at 11:30 a.m. at Eagle Springs Golf Course, 2575 Redman Road. The cost for the four-person scramble event is $85 or $25 per person for dinner. For information, call (314) 363-1056.

Sunday, Oct. 10

• St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 2761 Telegraph Road, will sponsor its 21st annual “all-you-can-eat” chicken dinner from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call (314) 892-5595.

• A meat shoot will begin at noon at Oakville Elks Lodge No. 2726, 2726 Oakville Elks Lane. Proceeds will benefit the Elks’ Auxiliary.

• Bethel No. 49 of Job’s Daughters International will offer a country-style breakfast from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Crestwood-Euclid Masonic Temple, 9078 Sappington Road.

• A Bowling Tournament and Crazy Bowl to benefit Marine Cpl. Todd Nicely, a local veteran who lost his limbs in the war in Afghanistan, will take place at noon at Du Bowl Lanes, 7211 Lemay Ferry Road. Nicely is only the second American soldier to survive losing all four limbs in this war. The cost is $20. Tickets are available by calling (314) 846-1924.

Monday, Oct. 11

• Take Off Pounds Sensibly Chapter 1070 will meet at 6:30 p.m. at St. Anthony’s Medstop Urgent Care, Room A, 2900 Lemay Ferry Road. For more information, call (314) 894-0357.

• Take Off Pounds Sensibly Chapter 943 will meet at 5:30 p.m. at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 5508 Telegraph Road. For information, call (314) 487-4333.

• Bridge and pinochle players are needed for free games played from noon to 3 p.m. at the Kennedy Recreation Complex, 6050 Wells Road. For more information, call (314) 638-0063 or (314) 892-2052.

• A senior group for those 62 years old and older will meet from 1 to 1:30 p.m. at Miss Sheri’s Cafeteria, 5406 Southfield Center, near South Lindbergh Boulevard and Baptist Church Road. For more information, call (314) 638-3402.

Tuesday, Oct. 12

• Overeaters Anonymous will meet at 1 p.m. at the Concord Trinity United Methodist Church Library, 5275 S. Lindbergh Blvd.

• The West County Swing Dance Club will meet from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Concord Farmers Club, 10140 Concord School Road. For more information, visit

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• Take Off Pounds Sensibly Chapter 186 will meet at 9 a.m. in Rooms 3 and 4 on the lower level at Mary, Mother of the Church, 5901 Kerth Road.

• The Twin Rivers WORD Masters Toastmasters Club will meet at 7 p.m. at Twin Rivers Worship Center, 10575 Tesson Ferry Road.

• “DivorceCare,” a support group for divorced or separated men and women, and “DivorceCare for Kids,” a support group for children, will meet at 7 p.m. at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 5508 Telegraph Road. For more information, call (314) 892-3332.

• Crestwood Chapter 2913 of the American Association of Retired Persons Inc. will have lunch at noon followed by a meeting at 12:30 p.m. at Crestview Senior Living, 8660 Grant Road. For more information, call (314) 909-9904.

Wednesday, Oct. 13

• Gregory J. Lockwood, administrator of the St. Elizabeth of Hungary Parish, will present the second of a three-part series about “Medieval Church History” at 7 p.m. at Pauline Books & Media, 9804 Watson Road. For more information, call (314) 965-3512.

• The South County Kiwanis Club will meet at noon at the Ponderosa Steakhouse on South Lindbergh Boulevard. For more information, call (314) 487-6877.

• Toastmasters will meet at 7 p.m. in the MetLife Building, 13045 Tesson Ferry Road. Call (314) 894-6003 for information.

• The St. Louis County Rotary Club will meet at noon at the Lodge at Grant’s Trail, 4398 Hoffmeister Ave. For more information, call (314) 852-2053.

• The Mehlville Optimist Club will meet for breakfast at 7 a.m. at Gingham’s Restaurant, Lindbergh Boulevard and Lemay Ferry Road.

• The Kiwanis Club of Gravois will meet at noon at Klipper’s Pub & Grill, 189 Concord Plaza Shopping Center. For more information, call (314) 892-1233.

• A variety of groups for adults will meet at Faith Lutheran Church, 6101 Telegraph Road. For additional information, visit

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• A jitter swing dance will be offered at 7 p.m. at the Concord Farmers Club, 10140 Concord School Road. Admission is $3 and lessons cost $3.