South County Community Calendar: Week of April 12 through April 18

Friday, April 12

  • St. Johns United Church of Christ, 11333 St. Johns Church Road, will host a fish fry with fried and baked cod, salmon, shrimp, cheese pizza, frog legs, and more. Begins at 4 p.m.
  • The Assumption Catholic Church, 4725 Mattis Road, 63128, is hosting The Way of the Cross in Concert and Video at 7:10 p.m. The stations of the cross will be presented by acclaimed recording artist Donna Cori Gibson. Concert is free.
  • The Grant’s View Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 9700 Musick Road, 63123, is hosting a career prep course for adults at 2 p.m. Registration required at www.slcl.org/events.
  • Christ Memorial Lutheran Church, 5252 S. Lindbergh Blvd., 63126, is hosting a rummage sale from 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • 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.
  • Lindbergh Bands presents the 6th annual 36-Hour Musicthon in the Lindbergh High School Commons, 5000 Lindbergh Blvd., 63126. The musicthon raises money for pediatric cancer research. 36 hours of continuous music begins at 7 a.m. Friday and runs straight through the day and night until 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 13. Open to the public. Donations accepted at the event or at www.lhsbandstanders.org.

Saturday, April 13

  • Feed My People will host their 15th Annual Trivia Night at 7 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 2300 Church Road, 63010. Individual seats are $20 or tables of eight for $160. To make reservations, visit www.feed-my-people.org/events or call 314-631-4900 x 313.
  • St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 2761 Telegraph Road, 63125, will host an Easter Egg-sperience for kids in 5th grade and under, with games, stories and candy-filled Easter eggs, as well as a pancake breakfast. From 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • The Arnold Eagles, 1735 Jeffco Blvd., will host an Easter Egg Hunt and photos with the Easter bunny from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • A community autism expo will be held at the Indian Trails Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 8400 Delport, 63114, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The expo will provide information for families with children on the autism spectrum. The expo is free and open to the public. For more information call 314-994-3300 or visit www.slcl.org.
  • The Monroe County History Museum, 724 Elaine Drive, Waterloo, Ill. 62298, presents “Public Archaeology: One Volunteer’s Perspective” by Sedona Kolmer a senior at Waterloo High School, who spent 12 years volunteering in archaeology. Presentation begins at 1:30 p.m.
  • The Crestwood Community Center, 9245 Whitecliff Lane, 63126, and St. Louis Children’s Hospital Programs presents Family and Friends CPR for parents, grandparents and teenagers who babysit. Instruction and hands-on learning for infant, child and adult CPR. $25 per person. To register, call 314-454-KIDS.
  • The Affton/Calvary Presbyterian Church, 3400 Lemay Ferry Road, is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt for children 10 and under from 1 to 2:30 p.m.
  • The Oak Bend Branch of the St. Louis Public Library, 842 S. Holmes Ave., 63122, is hosting Kids’ Craft Day at 10 a.m., for making spring crafts. All supplies provided. For ages 4 to 10. Registration required at www.slcl.org/events.
  • Practice writing and drawing and talk with other comic artists at the Grant’s View Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 9700 Musick Road, 63123, from 10 to 11 a.m. For ages 12 to 18. Registration required at www.slcl.org/events.
  • The Cornerstone Community Church of God, 2833 Telegraph Road, 63125, is hosting “Carrying the Cross.” Three different size crosses will be available. Lunch will be served at $5 a plate, $30 for ages 10 and under. 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • The Miniature Museum of Great St. Louis, 4746 Gravois Ave., will host a “miniatures only” garage sale from 9 a.m. to noon.
  • Lindbergh Bands presents the 6th annual 36-Hour Musicthon in the Lindbergh High School Commons, 5000 Lindbergh Blvd., 63126. The musicthon raises money for pediatric cancer research. 36 hours of continuous music begins at 7 a.m., Friday, April 12, and runs straight through the day and night until 7 p.m. on Saturday. Open to the public. Donations accepted at the event or at www.lhsbandstanders.org.
  • 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 14

  • Bethel 43 of Job’s Daughters International, 401 Hays Hill Drive, 63026, is hosting Breakfast with the Bunny, an all-you-can eat pancake breakfast, pictures with the Easter Bunny, face painting, bake sale and vendor event, with an Easter Egg Hunt. From 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Easter Egg hunt begins at 11 a.m.
  • 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 15

  • The Oak Bend Branch of the St. Louis Public Library, 842 S. Holmes Ave., 63122, is hosting Game of Thrones-themed yoga at 6:30 p.m. All skill levels welcome. Bring yoga mat or towel. For adults and teens. Registration required at www.slcl.org/events.
  • 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 16

  • Put on your dancing shoes and learn how to line dance at the Cliff Cave Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 5430 Telegraph Road, 63129 at 2 p.m. For adults. Registration required at www.slcl.org/events.
  • Complete a variety of taste challenges to find out which random food item will make the best taco at the Oak Bend Branch of the St. Louis Public Library, 842 S. Holmes Ave., 63122, at 6:30 p.m For ages 9 to 14. Registration required at www.slcl.org/events.
  • Learn which plants grow well together and which ones don’t at Grant’s View Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 9700 Musick Road, 63123, at 7 p.m. The class will cover companion plants, basic plant rotations and specific go plant pairs. For adults. Registration required at www.slcl.org/events.
  • The Mehlville/Oakville Alumni Association will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the association’s office at 2625 Telegraph Road to discuss upcoming events and fundraisers. Alumni and those with children currently in high school are eligible to attend.
  • The Gateway Chapter 82nd Airborne Association will meet at 7 p.m. at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2593, 2301 Church Road, Arnold. All current or former paratroopers who are jump qualified and honorably discharged can attend.
  • The Gateway Chapter of the International Plastic Modelers’ Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. in the Lewis Fellowship Hall of Calvary Presbyterian Church, 3400 Lemay Ferry Road.
  • A new singles ministry at Crestwood Christian Church, Together 4 Christ, will meet weekly at 6:30 p.m., including tonight’s book club. For more information on the week’s activities, contact 314-843-9069 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 17

  • Former St. Louis Post-Dispatch sports columnist and feature writer, Dan O’Neill, will talk about his new book, “‘It’s A Celebration’, an illustrated timeline of the Cardinals in the 1980s” at the Cliff Cave Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 5430 Telegraph Road, 63129 at 7 p.m. For adults. Registration required at www.slcl.org/events.
  • Design a paper airplane and see if it can fly across the children’s section at the Oak Bend Branch of the St. Louis Public Library, 842 S. Holmes Ave., 63122, at 4 p.m. For ages 5 to 12.
  • 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. For more information, call 314-543-6872.
  • A monthly fundraising indoor yard sale to raise money for scholarships for the Mehlville/Oakville Alumni Association will take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Upcycle Treasure Box, 2625 Telegraph Road. If you would like to reserve your table space now, please call 314-791-0269. $10 if you provide a table, $15 if you use one of the group’s.
  • 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. Toastmasters is dedicated to helping members become better speakers and leaders, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth.
  • 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 18

  • The University of Missouri Extension Council of St. Louis County, the local link between residents and the university’s four-campus system, will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the county office, 132 E. Monroe St., Kirkwood.
  • 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

  • Radio and TV personality Marc Cox will be the featured speaker at the Tesson Ferry Township Republican Club’s annual spring fundraiser at the Genesis Banquet Center, 2651 Telegraph Road, on Sunday, April 28th. Doors open at 5 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m. Cost per person is $30, checks payable to Tesson Ferry Township Republican Club, 5040 Kirkey Court, 63128. For more information, call 314-805-9127.

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