South County Community Calendar: Week of Aug. 16 through Aug. 22

South County Community Calendar: Week of Aug. 16 through Aug. 22

Friday, Aug. 16

St. Louis County Parks will host a full moon paddle, bike ride and walk at Simpson Park, 1234 Marshall Road, 63088, from 7 to 10 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.

Saturday, Aug. 17

St. Louis County Parks will host a learn to play pickleball clinic at The Pavilion at Lemay, 305 Gregg Road, from 10 a.m. to noon.

St. Louis County Parks will host painting in the park at Laumeier Sculpture Park, 12580 Rott Road, from 1 to 3 p.m.

Grant’s National Historic Site, 7400 Grant Road, will host a bike through history with a National Park Service ranger at 10 a.m. The 4-mile round trip bike ride along Grant’s Trail begins at national historic site and stops at the Sappington House. All ages welcome. Reservations required. Call 324-842-1867 ext. 230 to make reservations.

Gateway Arch National Park, 11 N. 4th St., 63102, will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo with speakers and a telescope viewing of the moon and Jupiter led by the St. Louis Astronomical Society from 8 to 10 p.m.

St. Johns United Church of Christ, 11333 St. John Church Road, will host a Safety and Wellness Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with exhibits by Mercy South Hospital, the St. Louis County Health Department, Visiting Nurses Association and more.

The St. Louis Destination Swing Dance Club will host a dance at the Affton Elks Lodge, 6330 Heege Road. Free beginner lessons at 7 p.m. with open dancing from 8 p.m. to midnight. First-timers are free. Entry is $10 for non-members.

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, Aug. 18

The South Side Imperial Dance Club will host a Woodstock 50th Anniversary Dance at the Concord Farmers Club, 10140 Concord School Road, from 5 to 9 p.m. Admission is $6 for members, $8 for non-members.

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, Aug. 19

Operation Food Search and the St. Louis County Library will offer free after-school meals Monday through Friday from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Weber Road Branch, 4444 Weber Road. The program runs through the school year.

The South County Chamber of Commerce will host its annual golf tournament at the Greenbriar Hills County Club, 12665 Big Ben Road, 63122. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with shot-gun start at 10 a.m. Dinner and awards will follow at 4:30 p.m. For more information, call 314-894-6800 or email southchamber442@gmail.com.

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, Aug. 20

The Ladies of Oakland will host a meeting at 1 p.m. at the Oakland House, 9801 Genesta Ave. Guests welcome. For more information, call 314-300-8213.

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.

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.

Line-dance lessons for active adults 50 years old and older will take place at 10:30 a.m., plus 12:15 p.m. for new students only, at The Pavilion at Lemay, 305 Gregg Road, Jefferson Barracks Park. The cost is $2 per person; check in at the front counter. For more information, call 314-615-8877.

Wednesday, Aug. 21

The Oakland House, 9801 Genesta Ave., will host a tour and luncheon. The tour begins at 11 a.m. with lunch to follow at noon. The cost is $18. For more information and to make reservations, call 314-3008213.

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 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 314-623-6253.

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. 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 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, Aug. 22

The St. Louis Crisis Nursery will host a Celebrity Waiters Night from 5 to 9 p.m. at the West County Center, 80 W. County Center Drive. Make reservations at j.gilberts or Bravo! or come for a happy or have dinner at California Pizza Kitchen. All tip donations will go to the St. Louis Crisis Nursery.

The St. Louis Elks Banjo club will provide a free evening of music at the Affton Elks Lodge, 6330 Heege Road, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

The St. Louis County Library bookmobile will make a stop from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. at SAJE Senior Ministry at the Episcopal Church of the Advent, 9373 Garber Road.

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.

Upcoming

The South County Community Bible Staff will host a 2019-2020 study starting Friday, Aug. 23 at 9:15 p.m. at ROC Ministries Church, 802 Kinswood Lane. This year’s book study will focus on the book of Isaiah. For more information, call 314-374-8321.