South County Community Calendar: Week of Aug. 23 through Aug. 29

South County Community Calendar: Week of Aug. 23 through Aug. 29

Friday, Aug. 23

  • The South County Community Bible Staff will host a 2019-2020 study starting today at 9:15 a.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.
  • 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. 24

  • Operation Clean Stream will host a Meramec River clean-up from 9 a.m. to noon at various streams and watersheds, including Mattese Creek off Ringer Road in South County. To register, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/operation-clean-stream-2019-tickets-54352612126.
  • The Crestwood Community Center will host a Kids Triathlon from 8 a.m. to noon for children ages 5 to 12 at Whitecliff Park, 9245 Whitecliff Park Lane. Registration is $32 for residents and $35 for non-residents. To register, visit www.bigriverrunning.com/event/crestwood-kids-triathlon.
  • Join a park ranger at Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site, 7400 Grant Road, for a 3-mile run from Grant’s home to St. Paul’s Cemetery and back at 10 a.m. Free reservations are required. Call 314-842-1867 ext. 230.
  • 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. 25

  • St. Lucas United Church of Christ, 11735 Denny Road, will offer a free community meal from 4 to 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 314-843-2100 or visit www.stlucasucc.org.
  • Join a park ranger at Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site, 7400 Grant Road, for a 3-mile walk from Grant’s home to St. Paul’s Cemetery and back at 2 p.m. Free reservations are required. Call 314-842-1867 ext. 230.
  • 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. 26

  • The Tesson Ferry Democratic Organization will meet at Frailey’s Southtown Grill, 4329 Butler Hill Road, at 7 p.m. State Rep. Doug Beck, D-Affton, will be the guest speaker. Come at 6 p.m. for dinner.
  • Metro Transit will hold a public hearing about the new MetroBus service plan at the St. Louis Public Library Auditorium – Central Branch location, 1301 Olive Street, 63103, from 6 to 8 p.m.
  • 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. 27

  • Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site, 7400 Grant Road, will host “Ranger Talks”, with park rangers offering free talks on a variety of subject. This week’s talk topic is to be decided. Talks begin at 2 p.m., with seating beginning at 1:30 p.m.
  • United Partnership Consulting will host a round table event about new small businesses and how to succeed at 1 N. Brentwood, 63105, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. RSVP at www.unitedpartnership.net/roundtable.
  • Jefferson County Swing Dance Club will host its biweekly dance with beginner lessons beginning at 6p.m.with open dancing from 7 to 10 p.m., Arnold VFW Hall, 2301 Church Road, 63010. Admission is $5 for members and $7 for nonmembers. Visitors welcome.
  • A new singles ministry at Crestwood Christian Church, Together 4 Christ, will meet weekly at 6:30 p.m., including tonight’s $5 movie theater night. 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. 28

  • The SAJE Senior Ministry will offer a movie matinee at 1 p.m. in the upper level of St. Thomas/Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, 3980 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
  • 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.
  • 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. 29

  • Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site, 7400 Grant Road, will host a presentation at 7 p.m. by Dorris Keevan-Franke, called “This Occassion is in Some Respects Remarkable,” about the Emancipation Memorial in Washington D.C. featuring a Missouri enslaved man named Archer Alexander. The presentation is free, but reservations are required. Call 314-842-1867 ext. 230.
  • Metro Transit will hold a public hearing about the new MetroBus service plan at the University of Missouri – St. Louis in the Millennium Student Center, 1 University Blvd., 63121, from 6 to 8 p.m.
  • Green Park will hold a public hearing at 6 p.m. at Green Park City Hall, 11100 Mueller Road, regarding an application for a limited development plan for 5616 S. Lindbergh Blvd., to allow operation as Richline Motorsports.
  • The SAJE Senior Ministry will be playing bingo at 10:30 a.m. at Episcopal Church of the Advent, 9373 Garber Road. For more information, call 314-822-4736.
  • 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.

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