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

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Friday, Dec. 16

• SAJE Senior Ministry is hosting chair yoga at 10:30 a.m. at Concord Trinity United Methodist Church, 5275 S. Lindbergh Blvd. Admission is $3 and SilverSneakers is accepted.

• SAJE Senior Ministry is hosting ZumbaGold at 11:30 a.m. at Concord Trinity United Methodist Church, 5275 S. Lindbergh Blvd. Admission is $3.

• The Affton Community Center, 9801 Mackenzie Road, is hosting open pickleball from noon – 1:30 p.m. and 1:45 – 3:15 p.m. Admission is $2 per person or free for Renew Active and SilverSneakers members. Reservations start Monday at 8 a.m. by calling 314-615-8822.

• Calling all aspiring witches and wizards to attend O.W.L. Camp at Hogwarts at the Oak Bend Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 842 S. Holmes Ave., from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Let the Sorting Hat choose your house, learn subjects like Potions and Defense Against the Dark Arts, play games and more. Open to all ages.

Saturday, Dec. 17

• Enjoy the experience of playing in the snow, minus the cold, with winter sensory play at Grant’s View Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 9700 Musick Road, at 2 p.m. For ages 2 to 5. Registration required at slcl.org/events.

• Animal Tales and the Oak Bend Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 842 S. Holmes Ave., are hosting a holiday safari at 10 a.m. Meet six exotic animals from around the world. Participants will pick presents off a table that have hints for the animals. For children ages 5 and up.   

• The Affton Community Center, 9801 Mackenzie Road, is hosting open pickleball from 11 – 1 p.m. and 1:15 to 3:15 p.m. Admission is $2 per person or free for Renew Active and SilverSneakers members. Reservations start Monday at 8 a.m. by calling 314-615-8822.

Sunday, Dec. 18

• The Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site, 7400 Grant Road, is hosting a holiday candlelight open house and concert from 4 to 8 p.m. Experience White Haven during the holidays with live music by guitarist Patrick Rafferty playing 19th century holiday favorites. At 7 p.m., the Irish/Scottish group Celtica will perform a concert in the park’s visitor center. All activities are free and no reservations are required.

• Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 3600 Hampton Ave., has worship recorded and streamed every Sunday at 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. on Facebook and Youtube, and in-person

• Embrace Church, 314 S. Clay Ave., worships at 6 p.m. Zoom option available.

• Trinity United Church of Christ, 5200 Hilde Ave., is holding services at 10:30 a.m. “Open and affirming.”

Monday, Dec. 19

• Enjoy space to get creative during a craft lab at the Meramec Valley Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 1501 San Simeon Way, at 6:30 p.m. A variety of craft materials will be supplied. For ages 6 to 17. Registration required at slcl.org/events.

• All levels of experience are invited to participate in a Dungeons and Dragons campaign at the Weber Road Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 4444 Weber Road, at 4 p.m. Bring your own character or play as one of the several pre-made characters. For ages 12 to 17. Registration required at slcl.org/events.

• The Affton Community Center, 9801 Mackenzie Road, is hosting open pickleball from noon – 1:30 p.m. and 1:45 – 3:15 p.m. Admission is $2 per person or free for Renew Active and SilverSneakers members. Reservations start Monday at 8 a.m. by calling 314-615-8822.

Tuesday, Dec. 20

• The Mehlville Oakville Alumni Association will meet at 6:30 p.m.,  2625 Telegraph Road.

• The Ladies of Oakland will meet at 1 p.m. at the Oakland House, 7801 Genesta Street.

• SAJE Senior Ministry is hosting ZumbaGold at 11:30 a.m. at Concord Trinity United Methodist Church, 5275 S. Lindbergh Blvd. Admission is $3.

• SAJE Senior Ministry is hosting chair exercise at 10:30 a.m. at Concord Trinity United Methodist Church, 5275 S. Lindbergh Blvd. Admission is free.

• The Affton Community Center, 9801 Mackenzie Road, is hosting open pickleball from noon – 1:30 p.m. and 1:45 – 3:15 p.m. Admission is $2 per person or free for Renew Active and SilverSneakers members. Reservations start Monday by calling 314-615-8822.

• The Take-Off Pounds Assembly meets from 9-10 a.m. at 824 Union Road.

• The International Plastic Modelers’ Society meets at 7 p.m. at the Affton Elks Lodge, 6330 Heege Road.

Wednesday, Dec. 21

• The Kiwanis Club of South County meets at 12:30-1:30 p.m. at Frailey’s Southtown Grill, 4329 Butler Hill Road.

• The Affton Community Center, 9801 Mackenzie Road, is hosting open pickleball from noon – 1:30 p.m. and 1:45 – 3:15 p.m. Admission is $2 per person or free for Renew Active and SilverSneakers members. Reservations start Monday at 8 a.m. by calling 314-615-8822.

• South County Toastmasters meets at 6 p.m. at the Sunset Hills Community Center, 3915 S. Lindbergh Blvd.

• The Rotary Club of Crestwood and Sunset Hills meets at Jubilee Church, 10801 Sunset Office Drive, at noon.

Thursday, Dec. 22

• Jeffco Swing Dance Club meets 7 to 10 p.m. at the Arnold VFW, 2301 Church Road.

• The Affton Community Center, 9801 Mackenzie Road, is hosting open pickleball from 9:30 – 11:45, noon – 1:30 p.m. and 1:45 – 3:15 p.m. Admission is $2 per person or free for Renew Active and SilverSneakers members. Reservations start Monday at 8 a.m. by calling 314-615-8822.

• South County Separated, Divorced, Widowed and Remarried Catholics is hosting live music and snacks at the St. Catherine Laboure parish cafeteria, 9740 Sappington Road, at 7 p.m. Call (314) 540-7400 for more information.

• The Weber Road Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 4444 Weber Road, is hosting a “gift of reading” story time at 10 a.m. The event is sponsored by the St. Louis County Library Foundation. Each child attending will take home a free book to start their personal library. For ages 3 to 5.

• Explore science concepts hands-on with your preschooler at the Cliff Cave Branch of the St. Louis Library, 5430 Telegraph Road, at 10 a.m. For ages 3 to 6. Registration required at slcl.org/events.