South County Community Calendar: March 29 through April 4

South County Community Calendar: March 29 through April 4

Friday, March 29

  • The St. Margaret Mary Alacoque Parish, 4900 Ringer Road, will offer a fish fry from 4 to 6:30 p.m. The event offers drive-up and carry-out service.
  • St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 2761 Telegraph Road, will host a fish fry from 4:30 to 7 p.m.
  • A jitterswing dance will be held at the Concord Farmers Club, 10140 Concord School Road. Lessons start at 7 p.m. and dancing begins at 8 p.m.
  • ZumbaGold dance exercises geared to older adults will be offered by the SAJE Senior Ministry from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. at St. Elizabeth of Hungary, 1420 S. Sappington Road. The cost is $3 per class. For more information, call 314-822-4736.
  • Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 765 Lemay Ferry Road, will offer open prayer sessions from 11 a.m. to noon Fridays, Mondays and Wednesdays.

Saturday, March 30

  • Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site, 63123, will host a presentation by Anne Williams, park volunteer and Opera Theater of St. Louis docent at 10 a.m. The presentation will provide an overview of Giuseppe Verdi’s ‘Rigoletto’.
  • To commemorate ‘Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day’, Angela Sipe, executive director with Opus Peace will introduce ‘Soul Injury’ and the impact the Vietnam War had on veterans due to secondary wounding. The presentation will take place at Bethesda Barclay House, 230 S. Brentwood Blvd., 63105. Program begins at 8:30 a.m. Admission is free and open to the public. Registration required at 314-373-7025.
  • Sons of the American Legion Post 397, H.E.R.O.E.S Care and Dress for Success have new and free suits, shoes, shirts, ties for men and five pieces of professional clothing for women with an on-site Moxi Traveling Boutique at Greg Mans Farmers Insurance Agency, 9335 Gravois Road, Suite C, 63123, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call 314-638-8890 or email gmans@farmersagent.com.
  • The International Folk Dance Association will sponsor folk dancing from 7:30 to 10:45 p.m. at University United Methodist Church, 6901 Washington Ave. For more information, call 314-638-4024.
  • SSM Health St. Clare Hospital will have a Health and Wellness 5k and fun run from 9 to 11 a.m. followed by a day full of festivities, food and entertainment for all ages from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 1015 Bowles Ave., 63026. Register at www.fleetfeetstlouis.com/racing/ssmhealth-wellness-run.

Sunday, March 31

  • The Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center will host a blood drive from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Queen of All Saints, 6603 Christopher Drive, 63129.
  • The Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center will host a blood drive from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at St. Mark Parish, 4220 Ripa Ave., 63125.
  • St. Francis of Assisi Knights of Columbus will be holding family friendly meat shoots from 1 to 5 p.m. every Sunday through March 31 at Knights of Columbus Hall, 7381 Telegraph Road in Oakville. For more information, call 314-541-6615.
  • Crestwood Elks, 10261 Bauer Road, will host a meat shoot from noon to 3:30 p.m. every Sunday through April 7, with practice at 11 a.m. For more information, call 314-842-3660.
  • Overeaters Anonymous will meet from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at 9907 Gravois Road, Suite E. Enter at the rear of the building. For more information, call 314-638-6070.
  • The Meramec-Arnold Elks, 1515 Miller Road, will offer bingo at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 636-464-8960.

Monday, April 1

  • The Crestwood Community Center, 9245 Whitecliff Park Lane, 63126, and St. Louis Underground Gallery will host a four week class over spray paint techniques and the historty behind graffiti art. Classes are April 1, 8, 15 and 22 from 6 to 7 p.m. $25 for residents and $35 for non residents. For ages 10 to 14.
  • The St. Louis County Senior Card Club for pinochle and bridge players meets from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Crestwood Community Center, 9245 Whitecliff Park Lane.
  • Line dancing will be offered at the Concord Farmers Club, 10140 Concord School Road. Lessons are offered from 6:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., followed by open dancing until 9:15 p.m.
  • The SAJE Senior Ministry will offer a free chair exercise session for older adults from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. at the St. Elizabeth of Hungary cafeteria, 1420 S. Sappington Road. For more information, call 314-822-4736.
  • The SAJE Senior Ministry will sponsor open-play pickleball, including instruction for new players, from 9 a.m. to noon at the St. Elizabeth of Hungary gymnasium, 1414 S. Sappington Road. The cost is $3. For more information, call 314-822-4736.
  • ROC Ministries, 802 Kinswood Lane, will offer “Sewing-N-Faith,” a free gathering from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for crafting, sewing, knitting, crocheting and hand or machine quilting to serve those in need. For more information, call 314-487-4843 on Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays.
  • The SAJE Senior Ministry will offer free informal quilting — all abilities — from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Episcopal Church of the Advent, 9373 Garber Road. Bring a brown bag lunch. For more information, call 314-822-4736.
  • Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) Chapter 204 will hold its weekly meeting at 11 a.m. at the Salvation Army, 824 Union Road. Weigh-ins will start at 10 a.m.

Tuesday, April 2

  • Grant’s View Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 9700 Musick Road, 63123, will host Discovery Club: Plants at 6:30 p.m. Navigate through the sciences with projects, experiments and activities. For ages 7 to 11. Register required at www.slcl.org/events.
  • The Mehlville Lions Club will meet at 7 p.m. in the downstairs room at Firehouse Bar & Grill, 3500 Lemay Ferry Road. For more information, visit www.mehlvillelionsclub.com.
  • A new singles ministry at Crestwood Christian Church, Together 4 Christ, will meet weekly at 6:30 p.m. for fellowship and fun, including tonight’s potluck. For more information, contact 314-843-9049 or T4CSingles@gmail.com.
  • “GriefShare,” a support group designed to help individuals cope with the death of a loved one, will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Lutheran Church of Webster Gardens, 8749 Watson Road. For more information, call 314-961-5275.
  • The Affton White-Rodgers Community Center, 9801 Mackenzie Road, offers open-play pickleball Tuesday, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. The cost is $2 per person. For more information, call 314-615-8822.
  • Affton Chapter 1015 of Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) will hold its weekly meeting at 10 a.m. in Room 103 of the Salvation Army, 824 Union Road. Weigh-ins begin at 9:10 a.m. New members are welcome. For more information, call 314-640-8985.
  • Overeaters Anonymous will meet at 1 p.m. at the Concord Trinity United Methodist Church Library, 5275 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
  • Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) Chapter 186 will hold its weekly meeting at 9 a.m. in Rooms 3 and 4 on the lower level at Mary, Mother of the Church, 5901 Kerth Road.
  • ZumbaGold dance exercises geared to older adults will be offered by the SAJE Senior Ministry from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at St. Elizabeth of Hungary, 1420 S. Sappington Road. The cost is $3 per class. For more information, call 314-822-4736.
  • The SAJE Senior Ministry sponsors weekly chair yoga at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Elizabeth of Hungary cafeteria, 1414 S. Sappington Road. The class offers stretching exercises with a Silver Sneakers benefit. The cost is $3 otherwise. For more information, call 314-822-4736.
  • The Crestwood Senior Dance Club meets from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Community Center, 9245 Whitecliff Park Lane. Ballroom, circle tag, round, line and Latin dancing are among the styles featured.  All skill levels are welcome. The cost is $1.
  • The SAJE Senior Ministry’s faith community nurse will hold a weekly “drop-in” time for people to see her from 1 to 3 p.m. in the lower level of the St. Justin’s Martyr rectory, 11910 Eddie & Park Road, Sunset Hills. Call 314-484-9940 for an appointment or to talk to the nurse ahead of time.
  • The Meramec-Arnold Elks, 1515 Miller Road, will offer bingo at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 636-464-8960.
  • Free pinochle is played every Tuesday and Thursday from noon to 3 p.m. at the Affton Senior Center, 8520 Mackenzie Road.
  • The Mehlville Garden Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. at Christ Memorial Lutheran Church, 5252 S. Lindbergh Blvd. Dues cost $20 per year. Visitors are welcome. Snacks, dessert and coffee are served. For more information, call 314-892-2288.

Wednesday, April 3

  • Learn about science with a hands-on, four-part series from PBS Kids at the Weber Road Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 4444 Weber Road, 63123, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on April 3, 10, 17 and 24. For families with children 5 to 8 years old. Participants will be chosen by lottery. Fill out the form at www.slcl.org/kids.
  • The Happy Hookers Crochet Club will meet monthly at 10:30 a.m. at Firehouse Bar & Grill, 3500 Lemay Ferry Road, in the banquet room on the lower level. For more information, call 314-894-8022.
  • The Kiwanis Club of South County will hold its weekly meeting from noon to 1 p.m. at Frailey’s Southtown Grill, 4329 Butler Hill Road. For more information, call 314-487-6877.
  • The South County Toastmasters will hold its weekly meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. at the MetLife Building, 13045 Tesson Ferry Road. For more information, visit SouthCountyToastmasters.org. Free; guests are welcome.
  • The Gravois Kiwanis Club will hold its weekly meeting at noon at Sam’s Steakhouse, 10205 Gravois Road. For more information, call 314-556-8768.
  • The Rotary Club of Crestwood-Sunset Hills will hold its weekly meeting at 12:15 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-Viking, Lindbergh Boulevard and Watson Road. Visit www.cshrotary.org for more information.
  • A family education and support meeting for family members coping with mental illness of a loved one will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at CenterPointe Hospital South County, 5000 Cedar Plaza Parkway, Suite 380. For more information, call 314-842-4463.

Thursday, April 4

  • The Oak Bend Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 842 S. Holmes Ave., 63122, will host Wildcrafted Beverages at 6:30 p.m. The hands-on lecture will discuss different types of non-alcoholic drinks made with local plants including drinking vinegars, wildcrafted sodas, kvass and simple syrups. For adults. Registration required at www.slcl.org/events.
  • The Cliff Cave Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 5430 Telegraph Road, 63129, will host Wonderful Weather at 10 a.m. Learn about weather through stories, songs and exploration stations. For ages 3 to 6. Registration required at www.slcl.org/events.
  • Need some cute cards on hand? Stampin’ Up will be at the Crestwood Community Center, 9245 Whitecliff Park Lane, 63126, from 5 to 9 p.m. to demonstrate how to make five different cards. All supplies will be provided with pre-registration for $25. For those 21 years and older.
  • The Shakespeare Festival St. Louis presents ‘Macbeth’ at Grant’s View Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 9700 Musick Ave., 63123 at 6:30 p.m. For teens and adults.
  • 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.
  • Mid-County Muni Lunch and Bingo is a two-hour meetup for bingo, socializing and lunch at Webster Groves Community Center, 33 E. Glendale Road. Advance phone registration is required at 314-968-1410, ext. 315.
  • The Affton White-Rodgers Community Center, 9801 Mackenzie Road, offers Senior Cardio/Flex weekly from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Participants are asked to bring a towel, mat and water. The cost is $5 per person. For more information, call 314-615-8822.
  • The SAJE Senior Ministry will sponsor open-play pickleball, including instruction for new players, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the St. Elizabeth of Hungary gymnasium, 1414 S. Sappington Road. The cost is $3. For more information, call 314-822-4736.
  • The Crestwood-Sunset Hills Kiwanis Club will hold its weekly meeting from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Rich & Charlie’s, 9942 Watson Road. For more information, call 314-223-5264.
  • 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.
  • The SAJE Senior Ministry will offer a free chair exercise session for older adults from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. at Episcopal Church of the Advent, 9373 Garber Road. For more information, call 314-822-4736.
  • The Retired Men’s Club of Webster Groves Presbyterian Church will meet to play bridge from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the church, 45 W. Lockwood Ave. Men of all faiths are welcome. For more information, call 314-892-5319.
  • Free drop-in play of American Mah Jongg will be offered from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Pavilion at Lemay, 305 Gregg Road, Jefferson Barracks Park. All levels are welcome; instruction will be offered for newcomers. For more information, call 314-615-8877.
  • The SAJE Senior Ministry will offer cards and games at 10:30 a.m. at Episcopal Church of the Advent, 9373 Garber Road. For more information, call 314-822-4736.
  • Free pinochle is played every Tuesday and Thursday from noon to 3 p.m. at the Affton Senior Center, 8520 Mackenzie Road.

Upcoming

  • VA St. Louis Health Care System, VA St. Louis Regional Benefit Office and Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery Administration will host a  Post 9/11 Veteran Town Hall Meeting from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 5, at Clark Hall at UMSL, 1 University Blvd., 63121. Admission is free and it is open to the public.

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