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UPDATED: South County Community Calendar: Week of April 12


Thursday, April 12

• “A Living History with Barbara Kaye” appearing as “The Unsinkable Molly Brown,” will speak to commemorate the SAJE and Titanic anniversaries during a lunch-and-learn program sponsored by the The SAJE Senior Ministry at 10:45 a.m. at Episcopal Church of the Advent, 9373 Garber Road. For more information, call (314) 822-4736.

• Join World War II veteran Ralph Goldsticker for the “World War II Experience” at 2 p.m. at the Grant’s View Branch County Library, 9700 Musick Road. Goldsticker will share his experiences as a bombardier through visuals and artifacts.

• Hear from candidates for the 94th District and 95th District Missouri House seats, who will address the Tesson Ferry Republican Club when it meets at 7 p.m. at Abiding Savior Lutheran Church, 4355 Butler Hill Road.

• 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.

Friday, April 13

• Take a break from cooking and come to the Webster  Groves Lions Barbecue from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the General Grant Center parking lot, 8400 Watson Road. You can take out or eat in under a large tent.

• 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.

• ZumbaGold dance exercises geared to older adults will be offered by the SAJE Senior Ministry from 10:30 to 11:30 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, April 14

• Webster Groves Lions Barbecue — see Friday’s event for details.

• The Sappington House, 1015 Sappington Road, is continuing a series of interpretive guided museum tours focused on African Americans, women and Native Americans today at 1 and 3 p.m. Cost is $10, waived if you become a Sappington House member. Today’s focus is on pioneer women. How did women experience and influence life at Sappington House in the early 1800s? The Barn restaurant will be serving re-imagined frontier snacks. As a special treat, Dance Discovery will perform Regency-era dancing. Reservations required by email or by phone at (314) 822-8171. The series continues on April 21.

• The First Baptist Church of Oakville is hosting a free Community Kite Flying Contest for all ages from 3 to 5 p.m. at the church, 6741 Telegraph Road. Prizes for highest- and longest-flying kites and most “decked-out” kite will be awarded to four contest groups: children, teens, adults and seniors. Prizes have been donated by Crusoe’s, Dairy Queen, Firehouse Subs, Icing Cafe and more Oakville restaurants. A limited number of kites will be available to children. All are welcome. Rain date April 21.

• 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, April 15

• 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 16

  Join St. Anthony’s Medical Center, 10010 Kennerly Road, on National Healthcare Decision Day for a  free event 8 a.m. to noon and  1 to 6 p.m. to receive information and tools to talk about your wishes with powers of attorney and living wills and complete your written advance directives.

See a 45-minute presentation “Advance Directives – The What, Why and How of Advance Care Planning” and ask your questions at one of the following times: 10 a.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m. • Learn about “Financial Transitions” at an event presented by the Foundation for Financial Education at 7 p.m. at Grant’s View Branch County Library, 9700 Musick Road. Learn about the considerations of a job or career transition, including placement resources, benefits, retirement options and financial planning. Registration required. To register, see this article online.

• 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 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more information, call (314) 807-5820.

Tuesday, April 17

• The Ladies of Oakland will host their monthly meeting at 1 p.m. in the Oakland House, 7801 Genesta St. Featured will be a presentation by beauty consultant Yvonne Lopes on “Make-Up.” Open to visitors, and refreshments will be served. For more information, call (314) 843-6346.

• St. Louis Community College-Meramec will host an information session on dual enrollment for interested high-school juniors and seniors and their families from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the college, 11333 Big Bend Road. To RSVP, visit the Call calendar online.

• The Gateway Chapter 82nd Airborne Association will meet 7 p.m. at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2593, 2301 Church Road, Arnold. All former paratroopers who are jump qualified and honorably discharged can attend.

Wednesday, April 18

• Christ Memorial Lutheran Church, 5252 S. Lindbergh Blvd., is holding an Attic Sale from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. The sale continues Thursday, April 19, from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Friday, April 20, with a bag sale from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 

• Celebrate Animal Cracker Day with a midday movie at 2 p.m. at the Grant’s View Branch County Library, 9700 Musick Road. The library will show “Curly Top,” rated G. Popcorn and light refreshments provided.

• An open grief support group designed to help individuals cope with the death of a loved one will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the de Greeff Hospice House, 10024 Kennerly Road.

• The South County Toastmasters, the local chapter of an international group dedicated to helping members become better speakers and leaders, will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. at the MetLife Building, 13045 Tesson Ferry Road.

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