South County Community Calendar: Thursday, June 22, through Wednesday, June 28

Thursday, June 22

• Feed My People will host its fourth annual National Hunger Awareness Day Chef Food Pantry Challenge from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Orlando’s, 4300 Hoffmeister Ave. Six talented chefs will prepare a delicious array of culinary temptations all made with the same ingredients Feed My People clients receive from the food pantry. Guests will sample the culinary fare from each chef and select the 2017 Chef of the Year. Tickets cost $35 or $350 for tables of 10. For reservations, visit www.feed-my-people.org or call (314) 631-4900.

• A representative of the South County YMCA will discuss Tai Chi, chair movements and light weight-bearing exercises for seniors during a meeting of South County Separated, Divorced, Widowed and Remarried Catholics at 7 p.m. in the St. Catherine Laboure Parish cafeteria, 9740 Sappington Road. For more information, call (314) 537-5930.

• Registration is underway for a retreat for U.S. military veterans, the only one of its kind in the Midwest, that will take place from June 30 through July 2 at the White House Jesuit Retreat, 7400 Christopher Drive. A series of lectures will be presented by the Rev. James Conroy, a Jesuit priest and Vietnam veteran, followed by small-group discussions and prayer services. The retreat is designed to help male and female veterans find peace and learn coping skills in a faith-filled environment. Participants will receive private accommodations and meals. The cost is a $25 deposit to register. For more information or to donate to help support the retreat, call (314) 416-6400.

• The Sunset Hills Historical Society will host its annual German Fest from 5 to 8 p.m. at Watson Trail Park, 12450 W. Watson Road. The event will feature German music by Joe Polach and the St. Louis Express Band and German food.

• The SAJE Senior Ministry will offer games and cards from 10:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Episcopal Church of the Advent, 9373 Garber Road. For more information, call (314) 822-4736.

• The Crestwood-Sunset Hills Kiwanis Club will meet 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 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.

• The SAJE Senior Ministry will sponsor open-play pickleball, including instruction for new players, from noon to 3 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 SAJE Senior Ministry will offer a free chair exercise session for older adults from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Episcopal Church of the Advent, 9373 Garber Road. For more information, call (314) 822-4736.

Friday, June 23

• The Affton Historical Society is accepting reservations for its Fourth of July Breakfast Buffett that will take place from 8 to 11 a.m. July 4 at the historic Oakland House, 7801 Genesta St. The event will feature Dr. Dan, the Pancake Man, house tours and a silent auction. The cost is $18 per person and $8 for children 10 years old and younger. Reservations are due Friday, June 30; call (314) 353-2636.

• A jitterswing dance will be offered at the Concord Farmers Club, 10140 Concord School Road. Lessons start at 7 p.m. and dancing begins at 8 p.m.

• Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 765 Lemay Ferry Road, will offer open prayer sessions from 11 a.m. to noon Fridays, Mondays and Wednesdays.

Saturday, June 24

• The Helping Strays Animal Shelter will offer an adoption event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Treats Unleashed, 5626 Telegraph Road.

• Rep. David Gregory, R-Sunset Hills, will host his third annual Trivia Night at the Sunset Hills Community Center, 3915 S. Lindbergh Blvd. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and trivia will start at 7 p.m. Tickets cost $25 per person or $200 for tables of eight. For reservations, email stuffle.chris@gmail.com or call (314) 803-8040.

• 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.

Sunday, June 25

• 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, June 26

• The Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri will sponsor a day camp, “Summer Nights,” from 4 to 9 p.m. today and from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at Suson Park, 6073 Wells Road. The camp, which features crafts, games and songs, is open to girls at least 5 years old and in prekindergarten through the seventh grade. Registration is available at www.girlscoutsem.org/register.

• Take Off Pounds Sensibly Chapter 1070 will meet at 5:45 p.m. at St. Anthony’s Medstop Urgent Care, Room A, 2900 Lemay Ferry Road. For more information, call (314) 550-9919.

• 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.

• Concord Church, 13775 Tesson Ferry Road, will offer a depression/anxiety support group from 6:30 to 8 p.m. For more information, call (314) 807-5820.

• 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 Affton White-Rodgers Community Center, 9801 Mackenzie Road, offers open-play basketball from 3 to 5 p.m. weekdays. The cost is $2 per person. For more information, call (314) 615-8822.

• The SAJE Senior Ministry will offer a free chair exercise session for older adults from 9:30 to 10:30 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.

• The SAJE Senior Ministry will offer free quilting — all abilities — from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Episcopal Church of the Advent, 9373 Garber Road. For more information, call (314) 822-4736.

Tuesday, June 27

• Southminster Presbyterian Church, 10126 W. Watson Road, will offer a program about the upcoming total solar eclipse, including how, where and when to safely observe it, at 7 p.m. A speaker also will share his experience viewing the 1979 eclipse. Attendees are asked to park in back and enter through the back doors.

• Affton Chapter 1015 of Take Off Pounds Sensibly will meet at 10 a.m. in Room 103 of the Salvation Army, 824 Union Road. Weigh-ins begin at 9:10 a.m. For more information, call (314) 845-3046.

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

• 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 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.

• The Affton White-Rodgers Community Center, 9801 Mackenzie Road, offers Senior Cardio/Flex from 9 to 10:15 a.m. Participants are asked to bring a towel and mat. The cost is $5 per person. For more information, call (314) 615-8822.

• ZumbaGold dance exercises geared to older adults will be offered by the SAJE Senior Ministry from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 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 Meramec-Arnold Elks, 1515 Miller Road, will offer bingo at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call (636) 464-8960.

Wednesday, June 28

• Members of the Gravois and Jefferson Township Republican Clubs will discuss a potential city-county merger and present an action plan for citizens to respond to it at 7:30 p.m. at the Crestwood Government Center, 1 Detjen Drive.

• The SAJE Senior Ministry will offer a movie matinee, “The Intern” starring Robert De Niro at 1 p.m. in the lower level of St. Thomas/Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, 3890 S. Lindbergh Blvd.

• The Kiwanis Club of South County will meet 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 meet at 7 p.m. at the MetLife Building, 13045 Tesson Ferry Road. For additional information, visit www.southcountytoastmasters.org.

• The Gravois Kiwanis Club will meet at noon at Sam’s Steakhouse, 10205 Gravois Road. For more information, call (314) 556-8768.

• The Rotary Club of Crestwood-Sunset Hills will meet 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.