South County Community Calendar: Week of Feb. 22 to Feb. 28

Friday, Feb. 22

  • SSM Health St. Clare Auxiliary is hosting an evening of mouse races at Andre’s Banquet Center West, 211 S. Old Highway 141 in Fenton. Doors open at 6 p.m., buffet begins at 6:30 and the mouse races begin at 7. Cost is $30 per ticket or $275 for a table of 10, max. Cost includes mouse races, raffles, silent auction, balloon pull, mouse roulette, dinner buffet and an open bar. The event will support the addition of a 3DMammography unit at St. Clare Hospital. For more information or tickets or reservations, call 314-660-3026.
  • 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.
  • 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, Feb. 23

  • The Crestwood Animal Shelter, 9225 Whitecliff Park Lane, 63126, will host National Adoption Weekend from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The shelter will be open to the public so stop by and meet their shelter guests waiting for their love match. Speak with volunteers and consider helping the community by sharing your time and love to prepare our shelter guests for their forever families.
  • Cheryl Jost will have a book signing event at the Barnes & Noble in Fenton, 712 Gravios Road, 63026 for hew new book “The Silent Syndrome”, about living with Turner Syndrome. The book signing will begin at noon. Books are available for purchase online at Amazon and Barnes & Noble’s website, and will be available for purchase at the store.
  • Mehlville 2019 Moms Club and Mehlville Fathers Club will have a Texas Hold’Em and Bunco night at St. Matthias, 796 Buckley Road, 63125. Anyone interested in playing please email lbrajnoha@sbcglobal.net. Doors open at 6 p.m. and games begin at 7 p.m.
  • 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, Feb. 24

  • St. Lucas United Church of Christ will have a free community meal from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at St. Lucas UCC, 11735 Denny Road, 63126. All are welcome. Carry-outs are available. For more information, call 314-843-2100 or visit the church website www.stlucasucc.org.
  • Bethel #47 of Job’s Daughters presents “A Night In Italy” pasta dinner and vendor fair. Pasta, red and white sauce, meatballs and garlic bread will be served at Freedom Temple, 4557 Lemay Ferry Road, 63129 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. $7 for adults, $5 for children ages 5 to 8, and $6 for seniors 60 years or older.
  • Our Savior Lutheran Church, 1500 San Simeon Way, 63026, will host a Sunday Old Fashioned Chicken Dinner from noon to 4 p.m. $10 per meal. Fried chicken, corn, green beans, mashed potatoes and more will be served.
  • 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, Feb. 25

  • The Tesson Ferry Democratic Organization will host their meeting at Frailey’s Southtown Grill, 4329 Butler Hill Road, 63128. Guest speaker will be Richard von Glahn from Missouri Jobs with Justice, speaking on ways to protect Clean Missouri and a possible ballot initiative to expand Medicaid in Missouri. Meet in the back room at Frailey’s. Come as early as 6 p.m. for dinner and drink. Meeting will begin promptly at 7.
  • Provident Counseling Services will be teaching a class on suicide awareness and intervention at Faith Lutheran Church, 6101 Telegraph Road, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The class will begin as a large group, followed by breakouts for youth and adults. The class is free but registration is strongly encouraged. Register at faithstl.org/faith-u-classes.
  • The Sunset Hills Historical Society presents an evening with Annie Amantea Blum, author of “The Steamer Admiral,” at 7 p.m. at Sunset Hills City Hall, 3939 S. Lindbergh Blvd, 63127. “The Steamer Admiral” and another book by Blum, “Streckfus Steamers, A Personal View” will be available for purchase and signing after the presentation.
  • 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 2 p.m. at the Salvation Army, 824 Union Road. Weigh-ins will start at 1:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 26

  • “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.
  • The Affton White-Rodgers Community Center, 9801 Mackenzie Road, offers Senior Cardio/Flex from 9 to 10:15 a.m. Participants are asked to bring a towel and mat. The cost is $5 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.

Wednesday, Feb. 27

  • 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, the local chapter of an international group dedicated to helping members become better speakers and leaders, 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. Guests are welcome; no fee is required.
  • 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, Feb. 28

  • You are invited to join the South County Separated, Divorced, Widowed and Remarried Catholics (SCDC) at 7 p.m. at the Saint Catherine Laboure parish cafeteria, 9740 Sappington Road, 63127. WE will have our regular meeting with the new officers and committee chairs, plush refreshments and games afterwards. SCDC offers social activities and a support group that provides the opportunity to share your person story with caring people. For more information call 314-537-5930 or 314-894-0733.
  • The St. Louis Banjo Club will provide a free evening of music at the Elks Club, 6330 Heege Road, 63123, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. For more information call 314-842-3185 or visit www.stlouisbanjoclub.com.
  • 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.

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