South County Community Calendar: Week of June 13 through June 20

South County Community Calendar: Week of June 13 through June 20

Thursday, June 13

  • Whitecliff Summer Playhouse is back for their 30th Summer Season in the Park, at 9245 Whitecliff Park Lane, 63126, presenting “Beauty and the Beast” from June 13 through June 16. Tickets go on sale at 6:30 p.m. before each performance. Curtain time is at 8:15 p.m.
  • Join the St. Louis Science Center, 5050 Oakland Ave., 63110, for Science at Sunset every Thursday from 5 to 8:30 p.m., excluding July 4. Enjoy food and drink specials, live music and fun activities.
  • Ed Wheatley, author of “St. Louis Browns: The Story of a Beloved Team” will sign copies of his book from 7 p.m. to midnight at GCS Ballpark, 2301 Grizzlie Bear Blvd., Sauget, Illinois, 62206.

Friday, June 14

  • Join the Oak Bend Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 842 S. Holmes Ave., 63122, for a “War of the Worlds” listening party at noon. Snack on vintage treats and listen to Orson Welles’ 1928 radio broadcast. For teens and adults.
  • Ed Wheatley, author of “St. Louis Browns: The Story of a Beloved Team” will sign copies of his book from 7 p.m. to midnight at Alpha Brewing Co., 4210 Fyler Ave., 63116. Free tickets must be obtained through Alpha Brewing’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/alphabrewingco.
  • 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, June 15

  • Rayburn Park, 746 Rayburn Ave., 63126, will have a grand re-opening at 10 a.m.
  • Historic St. Louis presents “Painting a Summertime Past” at Historic Sappington House, 1015 S. Sappington Road, 63126, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tour the Sappington House, listen to Missouri Fiddlers, see artifacts uncovered by a student archaeological dig and more. For more information, visit www.historicsaintlouis.org or call 314-822-8171.
  • St. Louis Destination Swing Dance Club will host its biweekly dance with free beginner lessons starting at 7 p.m., following by social dancing from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Affton Elks Lodge, 6330 Heege Road, 63123. Free for first-timers, no partner required. Entry is $5 for members and $10 for non-members.
  • St. Johns United Church of Christ, 11333 St. John Church Road, 63123, will host a free concert on the lawn from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Bring lawn chairs and blankets and hear Scott Laytham and Karl Holmes Duo. Food will be available for purchase from 6 p.m. until sold out.
  • The Cliff Cave Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 5430 Telegraph Road, 63129, will host Drop in Craft: Pride Bling all day. Get yourself ready for Pride Weekend in celebration of Pride Month. For all ages.
  • Learn to play pickleball at a clinic at the Affton Community Center, 9801 MacKenzie Road, 63123, from 2 to 4 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, June 16

  • 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, June 17

  • Meet dogs and cats from Love on a Leash and share a story with them at Grant’s View Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 9700 Musick Road, 63123, at 7 p.m. For ages 6 to 11.
  • 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, June 18

  • Join the Oak Bend Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 842 S. Holmes Ave., 63122, to discover how people around the world are coming together to start a village on the Moon at 2 p.m. Presented by St. Louis Space Frontier. For adults. Registration recommended; register at www.slcl.org/events.
  • Feed My People will host “Chef’s Food Pantry Challenge” from 6 to 8 p.m. at Orlando Events and Banquets, 4300 Hoffman Ave. The challenge is a reality-style competition where chefs will create dishes only using ingredients from the food pantry. $35 per seat, $350 per table or $50 per premium seat, $500 per premium table.
  • 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.
  • “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.
  • The Mehlville Garden Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. at Christ Memorial Lutheran Church, 5252 S. Lindbergh Blvd. Dues cost $20 per year. Visitors are welcome. Snacks, dessert and coffee are served. For more information, call 314-892-2288.

Wednesday, June 19

  • 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 314-487-6877.
  • 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 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, June 20

  • St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 2761 Telegraph Road, 63125, will host a Cardinals Blood Drive from noon to 6 p.m. Meet FredBird while giving the gift of life.
  • Metropolitan Congregations United presents Jammin’ 4 Justice, its 10th annual fundraiser with live music, food, raffles and more from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at The Ready Room, 4195 Manchester Ave., 63110. Tickets are $25 per person, $40 per couple and $30 at the door. Order at www.squareup.com/store/mcu. For more information, call 314-367-3484.
  • Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site, 7400 Grant Road, 63123, will host the Zydeco Crawdaddys as they play the music of Southern Louisiana at 7 p.m.
  • Explore LGBTQ+ history at Grant’s View Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 9700 Musick Road, 63123 at 7 p.m. Learn how to use databases to find biographies, speeches and more related to the LGBTQ+ community. For adults and teens. Registration required at www.slcl.org/events.
  • The University of Missouri Extension Council of St. Louis County, the local link between residents and the university’s four-campus system, will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the county office, 132 E. Monroe St., Kirkwood.
  • 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.

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