South County Community Calendar: Sept. 6 through Sept. 12

South County Community Calendar: Sept. 6 through Sept. 12

Friday, Sept. 6

  • The Cliff Cave Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 5430 Telegraph Road, will host Matter of Balance, an eight-week workshop to learn flexibility, range of motion and more. Fridays at 2 p.m. through Oct. 25. For adults. Registration required. Call Missouri Baptist Medical Center at 314-996-5433 to register.
  • There will be a Holy Hour for priestly and religious vocations from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Monastery of St. Clare, 200 Marycrest Drive.
  • The Retro Band will perform at the Crestwood Community Center, 9245 Whitecliff Lane, from 7 to 9 pm. as part of the Summer Concert Series.
  • The MOMS Club of St. Louis County-South will meet at 10 a.m. at Affton Christian Church, 9625 Tesson Ferry Road. The chapter includes members from South County and Jefferson County. For more information, email MOMSClubSouthCountySTL@yahoo.com.
  • 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, Sept. 7

  • The Weber Road Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 4444 Weber Road, will host “St. Louis Sound” author Amanda Doyle at 2 p.m. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and autograph. For adults.
  • Fresh Beginnings Safe House will host “Help. Us. Help. Her Ladies Night” at the Pavilion at Lemay, 305 Gregg Road, from 7 to 10 p.m. All proceeds from the event will go towards opening a drop-in center to help adult female victims of human trafficking. The event is free to attend. There will be a silent auction, raffle, music, and more.
  • The Lutheran Church of Webster Gardens, 8749 Watson Road, will hold a “Loss of Spouse” seminar from 2 to 4 p.m.
  • The St. Louis Destination Swing Dance Club will host a dance from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Affton Elks Lodge, 6330 Heege Road. Beginner lessons start at 7 p.m. First-time comers are free. Entry is $10 for nonmembers. For more information, visit www.stldestinationswing.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 314-786-5098.

Sunday, Sept. 8

  • The Monroe County History Museum, 742 Elaine Drive, Waterloo, Illinois, 62298, will host “Remembering the Grand Army of the Republic and Celebrating the American Legion’s 100th Anniversary” by Ron and Mary Ann Hagenow at 1:30 p.m. Learn about the Grand Army of the Republic and the founding of the American Legion.
  • 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, Sept. 9

  • Faith Lutheran Oakville, 6101 Telegraph Road, will host a Fall FIT Class Kickoff from 9:30 to 11 a.m. REFIT is choreographed fitness with inspirational music. All women 16 years and older are welcome. For more information, email terry.buckley7@gmail.com.
  • Learn to mediate at the Weber Road Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 4444 Weber Road, at 10 a.m. Learn yoga mediation presented by St. Priya of Brahma Kumaris. For adults. Registration required at www.slcl.org/events.
  • The Meramec Valley Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 1501 San Simeon Way, will host a teen game night at 7 p.m with a variety of different board games. For ages 12 to 17. Registration required at www.slcl.org/events.
  • Learn why Sept. 9 is a defining date in Holocaust education and World War II history at Grant’s View Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 9700 Musick Road, at 6 p.m. Presented by the Hannah Ida Urhman Foundation. For adults. Registration recommended at www.slcl.org/events.
  • The Cliff Cave Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 5430 Telegraph Road, will host Adults Crafting for Children at 2 p.m. Help create felt monsters to donate to children in need. For adults. Registration required at www.slcl.org/events.
  • The Mehlville/Oakville Alumni Association will hold its monthly Ladies Bunco Club at 7 p.m. at 2625 Telegraph Road. Join newbies and veterans alike for a fun night of dice and social time. The cost is $5. Call Jenni to make reservations at 314-791-0269.
  • 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. Open dancing is from 6:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., with lessons at 7:30 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.
  • The Affton White-Rodgers Community Center, 9801 Mackenzie Road, offers open-play pickleball from 2:45 to 4:45 p.m. The cost is $2 per person. For more information, call 314-615-8822.

Tuesday, Sept. 10

  • Learn to play chess at Grant’s View Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 9700 Musick Road, Tuesdays at 4 p.m. For ages 5 to 18.
  • The South County County Older Residents Computer Club will host its monthly meeting from 1 to 3 p.m. at Grant’s View Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 9700 Musick Road. This month’s presentation is “SCORCC-Linux Mint-A Free Alternative to Windows” by Norman Miller.
  • Mercy South Diabetes Education and Nutrition Services will host Newtritious You, a free seven-week wellness, nutrition and lifestyle program on Tuesdays from 6 to 7 p.m. through Oct. 22. Sessions take place in the Mercy Hospital South auditorium, 10010 Kennerly Road. To register call 314-525-4523 or visit www.mercy.net/newtritiousyou.
  • Jefferson County Swing Dance Club will host its biweekly dance with beginner lessons starting at 6 p.m. with open dancing from 7 to 10 p.m., Arnold VFW Hall, 2301 Church Road, 63010. Admission is $5 for members and $7 for nonmembers. Visitors welcome.
  • A new singles ministry at Crestwood Christian Church, Together 4 Christ, will meet weekly at 6:30 p.m., including tonight’s trivia/game night. For more information on the week’s activities, contact 314-843-9069 or T4CSingles@gmail.com.
  • The Affton White-Rodgers Community Center, 9801 Mackenzie Road, offers open-play pickleball Tuesday through Saturday from noon to 4 p.m., with extra hours Thursday. 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.

Wednesday, Sept. 11

  • CG Immigration Law attorney Jessie Chappell will give a brief presentation on employment visas available and how the visa process works at IBEW Local 1439, 2121 59th Street, 63110 from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Cost is $20 a person, includes breakfast. To register, call 314-400-7632.
  • Fenton City Park, 1215 Larkin Williams Road, will host a 9/11 memorial walk at 5 p.m. Wear red, white and blue and bring a flag to carry during the walk.
  • The Meramec Valley Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 1501 San Simeon Way, and the St. Louis Astronomical Society will host a Star Party at 7 p.m. receive free training and a telescope viewing session. For all ages. Registration required at www.slcl.org/events.
  • Find out about the best sources available for the layperson online and elsewhere to get started on legal research and questions at Grant’s View Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 9700 Musick Road, at 2 p.m. This session will be taught by Gail Wechsler, JD, MLS, Library Director and other staff of the Law Library Association of St. Louis. For teens and adults. Registration recommended at www.slcl.org/events.
  • The Concord Garden Club will meet this morning at Christ Memorial Lutheran Church, 5252 S. Lindbergh Blvd. Visitors and new members are welcome and are asked to call 314-843-6219 for more information about this month’s program or outing.
  • Dottie’s senior group for single men and women is free to join and offers an opportunity to meet new friends. For information about the meeting time and location, call 314-638-3402.
  • 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 314-623-6253.
  • 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 12:15 p.m. at Sam’s Steakhouse, 10205 Gravois Road. For more information, call 314-293-2540.
  • The Rotary Club of Crestwood-Sunset Hills will hold its weekly meeting at noon at the Holiday Inn-Viking, Lindbergh Boulevard and Watson Road. Visit www.cshrotary.org for more information.

Thursday, Sept. 12

  • First Baptist Church, 111 E. Highway 50, O’Fallon, Illinois, 62269, will host a concert with Grammy Award-winning artist David Phelps at 7 p.m. For more information, visit www.ticketbud.com or www.davidphelps.com.
  • Public historian Andrew Wanko will discuss the forgotten, nearly forgotten and rescued landscape of St. Louis landmarks at the Oak Bend Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 842 S. Holmes Ave., at 2 p.m. For adults.
  • The September meeting of the Tesson Ferry Township Republican Club will be at 7 p.m. at Abiding Savior Lutheran Church, 4355 Butler Hill Road. State Sen. Andrew Koenig will be the speaker. For more information, call 314-805-9127.
  • The SAJE Senior Ministry will offer a lunch and learn program at 10:45 a.m. at Episcopal Church of the Advent, 9373 Garber Road. Program at 10:45 a.m., lunch at noon. For more information, call 314-822-4736.
  • 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 to 9:30 a.m. 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.
  • Conscious Body Alignment classes using tai chi principles from a chair is offered for seniors at 11 a.m. at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 5508 Telegraph Road. $10; first visit free.