South County Community Calendar: Week of July 19 through July 25

South County Community Calendar: Week of July 19 through July 25

Friday, July 19 

  • Crestwood will host a movie in the park at Spellman Park, 1 Detjen Drive, at 7:30 p.m. This month’s movie is “Smallfoot.”
  • Play-Well TEKnologies will host “Jedi Engineering” at the Weber Road Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 4444 Weber Road from 2 to 4 p.m. Create motorized and architectural projects to defeat the Empire. For ages 6 to 11. Registration required at www.slcl.org/events.
  • 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, July 20

  • Play a fun and challenging murder mystery game with an alien-themed twist at the Weber Road Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 4444 Weber Road, at 2 p.m. For adults. Registration required at www.slcl.org/events.
  • The Christ Memorial Men’s Club and Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association will have a barbecue and homemade bake sale from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Christ Memorial Lutheran Church, 5252 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
  • The Monroe County History Museum, 724 Elaine Drive, 62298, will host Jan Wenk, who will present a program on the “1858 Steamboat Disaster in St. Louis” at 1:30 p.m.
  • The Sons of Union Veterans Ulysses S. Grant Camp #68, in partnership with the Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site, 7400 Grant Road, will perform a death commemoration ceremony to mark the 134th anniversary of President Grant’s passing at 10 a.m.
  • Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site, 7400 Grant Road, will host a bike ride with a park ranger along Grant’s Trail beginning at 10 a.m. The 4-mile round trip begins at Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site and goes to the Sappington House. The bike trip includes a free tour of the Sappington House. Registration required. Call 314-842-1877 ext. 230.
  • St. Matthias the Apostle Catholic Church, 800 Buckley Road, will host a fried chicken dinner from 4:30 to 7 pm. $10 for adults, for three pieces of chicken and two sides, and $5 for children, for two pieces of chicken and one side. Children under 5 are free.  Dine-in or carry-out.
  • 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, July 21

  • The Cellular Connection will be giving away backpacks full of school supplies to any child that shows up from 1 to 4 p.m. at 4008 Lemay Ferry Road. There will be a barbecue for all guests that attend.
  • The South Side Imperial Dance Club will host a Christmas in July swing dance and children’s toy collection from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Concord Farmers Club, 10140 Concord School Road.
  • 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, July 22

  • The Tesson Ferry Democrats will meet at Frailey’s Southtown Grill, 4329 Butler Hill Road, at 7 p.m. State Senator Scott Sifton, D-Affton, will be the guest speaker. Come early at 6 p.m. to get dinner and drink.
  • 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, July 23

  • Oasis will provide 30 minute one-on-one tutoring sessions for kindergarteners through 3rd grade at the Weber Road Branch, 444 Weber Road, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday through Aug. 8. Available on a walk-in basis.
  • Discover how to grow native plants that support butterflies and other valuable pollinators with the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly Garden at the Cliff Cave Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 5439 Telegraph Road, at 7 p.m. For adults. Register at www.slcl.org/events.
  • 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.
  • “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.

Wednesday, July 24

  • The Sappington-Concord Historical Society will hold its quarterly membership meeting at 7 p.m. at St. Johns United Church of Christ, 11333 St. Johns Church Road. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Guest speaker Doug Schneider will give a presentation on the 1904 World’s Fair.
  • Learn what to plant in the fall with the University of Missouri’s Extension office from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at 132 E. Monroe Ave. Cost to participate is $10. Register at www.extension.missouri.edu/stlouis/classes.aspx.
  • 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 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.
  • Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site, 7400 Grant Road, will host “Ranger Talks” at 2 p.m. A park ranger will offer a free talk about Ulysses S. Grant and slavery. Seating is available on a first-come, first-serve basis beginning at 1:30 p.m.

Thursday, July 25

  • The St. Louis County Public Library Book Mobile #4 will come to the Church of the Advent, 9373 Garber Road, from 10:15 to 11 a.m. Check out books and return any items borrowed from any book mobile or county library. For more information call 314-994-3300 x 2333.
  • The St. Louis Banjo Club will provide a free evening of music at the Elks Club, 6330 Heege Road, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. For more information, call 314-842-3185 or visit www.stlouisbanjoclub.org.
  • The South County Separated, Divorced, Widowed and Remarried Catholics will meet at 7 p.m. at the Saint Catherine Laboure Parish cafeteria, 9740 Sappington Road. Don Wandless and Dodie Nelke will play well-known show tunes. Refreshments and short meeting will follow. 
  • Oasis will provide 30 minute one-on-one tutoring sessions for kindergarteners through 3rd grade at the Weber Road Branch, 444 Weber Road, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday through Aug. 8. Available on a walk-in basis.    
  • The Whitecliff Summer Playhouse presents “Oklahoma!” through July 28 at Whitecliff Park, 9245 Whitecliff Lane . Tickets go on sale starting at 6:30 p.m. before each performance. Curtain time is at 8:15 p.m.
  • 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.