South County Community Calendar: Week of April 5


Thursday, April 5

• 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.

• 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.

Friday, April 6

• A Holy Hour for priestly and religious vocations will take place from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Monastery of St. Clare, 200 Marycrest Drive.

• 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.

Saturday, April 7

• Reps. Doug Beck, D-Affton, Sarah Unsicker, D-Shrewsbury, Deb Lavender, D-Kirkwood, and Bob Burns, D-Affton, will hold a joint town-hall meeting followed by a tour of South County Technical High School from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at South County Tech, 12721 W. Watson Road.

• The Landmarks Association of St. Louis hosts a downtown architectural walking tour along Washington Avenue from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., rain or shine. No reservations required. Meet outside Tigin Irish Pub in the Hampton Inn at 333 Washington Ave. $10 a person, cash only. Children 12 and under free.

• The Sappington House, 1015 Sappington Road, is hosting a series of interpretive museum tours focused on African Americans, women and Native Americans starting today at 1 and 3 p.m. Cost is $10. The series continues on April 14 and 21.

• A Community Autism Expo is being held at the Indian Trails Branch County Library, 8400 Delport, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Representatives from area organizations will be on hand to discuss their services for those on the spectrum, especially adults navigating the entrance to adulthood.

• The St. Louis Genealogical Society is hosting an event, “Find Your Way Online!,” from 8 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. at Orlando Gardens, 2050 Dorsett Road. To register, visit

• Feed My People is hosting a Trivia Night fundraiser from 7 to 11 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Church, 2300 Church Road, Arnold. Standard table of eight from $160, no single tickets sold and no outside alcohol allowed. To buy tickets, visit

Sunday, April 8

• The Carondelet Historical Society Speaker Series presents St. Louis County Historian Daniel Gonzales, who will present on “The 19th-Century History of Jefferson Barracks.” The talk will take place at 1:30 p.m. at the Historical Society, 6303 Michigan Ave.

Monday, April 9

• 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.

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

Tuesday, April 10

• The Meramec Writing Festival will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday in the East Theatre Lobby at St. Louis Community College-Meramec, 11333 Big Bend Road.

• A Red Cross blood drive will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Grant’s View Branch County Library, 9700 Musick Road.

Wednesday, April 11

• The Mehlville/Oakville Alumni Association will sponsor a Bunco Club at 7 p.m. at the Upcycle Treasure Box, 2625 Telegraph Road. The cost is $5 and includes snacks, drinks and prizes.