South County Community Calendar: Week of June 21 through June 27

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South County Community Calendar: Week of June 21 through June 27

Thursday, June 20

  • The Concord-Lemay Republican Club will celebrate veterans in lieu of a meeting at 7 p.m. at Green Park City Hall, 1100 Mueller Road, 63123. Speakers will be Clifford B. Smith, a World War II veteran, and a representative from the USO. Food, refreshments and music will be provided. Call 314-283-1764 to RSVP.

Friday, June 21

  • Free vision screenings will be offered to children ages 4 through 12th grade from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Weber Road Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 4444 Weber Road, 63123. No appointments necessary.
  • Play laser tag at the Oak Bend Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 842 S. Holmes Ave., 63122 at 6 p.m. For teens and adults. Registration required at www.slcl.org/events.
  • St. Louis County Parks will host Farm Friday at Suson Park, 6073 Wells Road, 63128, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • 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 22

  • The Oakville Community Market at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ is hosting tethered hot air balloon rides from 8:30 to 10 a.m. $20 for a ride. To reserve a spot, call 314-892-3332.
  • The Crestwood Community Center, 9245 Whitecliff Park Lane, 63126, will host babysitting 101 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Learn the basic of babysitting, child development, safety/first aid, fun and games. A workbook, first aid kit, backpack and light snack will be provided. $30 per person. To register, call 314-454-5437.
  • The Metropolitan St. Louis African Violet Council will host its annual African Violet show and sale  from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Blvd, 63110. The show and sale are open to the public and cost is free with Garden admission.
  • Learn about the A in LGBTQIA+ with a member of of the Asexuality Visibility and Education Network at noon at the Oak Bend Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 842 S. Holmes Ave., 63122. For teens and adults. Registration required at www.slcl.org/events.
  • The St. Louis ARES will host a Field Day at Jefferson Barracks Park, 473 Gregg Road, 63125 at the Black Hawk Shelter from 1 p.m. to 1 p.m. on June 23. Learn more about ham radio. Open to the public. This is an overnight event. For more information, email n0mth.pb@gmail.com.
  • The St. Louis Amateur Radio Club will participate in this year’s Field Day at Creve Coeur Park, 13219 Street Car Drive, 63043 for 24 hours from 1 p.m. to 1 p.m. on June 23. Club members will demonstrate their emergency preparedness. The public is invited to visit.
  • 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 23

  • The Metropolitan St. Louis African Violet Council will host its annual African Violet show and sale  from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Blvd, 63110. The show and sale are open to the public and cost is free with Garden admission.
  • The Monroe County History Museum, 724 Elaine Drive, 62298, presents “Find Local Historical Sites with Dowsing” by Dylane Doerr at 1:30 p.m. The art of dowsing or witching is an old method used to locate water sources for wells. Dowsing is now being used to locate early underground structures.
  • Prince of Peace United Church of Christ, 4966 Towne South Road, will have the installation service for its pastor, Brad Urban, at 3 p.m.
  • St. Lucas United Church of Christ, 11735 Denny Road, 63126, will offer a free community meal from 4 to 5:30 p.m. All are welcome. Carry-outs are available. For more information, call 314-843-2100 or visit www.stlucasucc.org.
  • The Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center will host a blood drive at St. John’s Lutheran Church and School, 3517 Jeffco Blvd., 63010 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • 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 24

  • The Sunset Hills Historical Society will host local golf historian Jim Healy, who will discuss his book, “Sunset County Club – St. Louis 1910 – 2010” at 7 p.m. at Sunset Hills City Hall, 393 S. Lindbergh Blvd., 63127.
  • 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 25

  • The New Moms’ Network of Mercy Hospital South offers new moms the opportunity to meet new friends, share information, experiences and support from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the Hyland Education and Training Center, 10020 Kennerly Road. Babies are welcome. Registration is required. To register, call 314-268-4669.
  • Jefferson County Swing Dance Club will host its biweekly dance with beginner lessons beginning at 6 p.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.
  • 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 26 

  • The Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center will host a blood drive at the Jefferson Barracks VA Hospital Auditorium, 1 Jefferson Barracks Drive, 63125, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • 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. 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 27

  • The South County Separated, Divorced, Widowed and Remarried Catholics (SCDC) will meet at 7 p.m. at Saint Catherine Laboure Parish cafeteria, 9740 Sappington Road. Lamar Pilsing will play music. Refreshments will be provided. For more information call 314-540-7400 or 314-894-0733.
  • The St. Louis Banjo Club will provide a free evening of music at the Elks Club at 6300 Heege Road, 63123, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. For more information, call 314-842-3185 or visit www.stlouisbanjoclub.org.
  • Join a park ranger from Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site, 7400 Grant Road, 63123, to learn more about the museum’s collections at 2 p.m. For more information, call 314-842-1867, ext. 230.
  • Mercy Hospital South will sponsor a support group meeting for men who have prostate cancer at 7 p.m. in the fourth-floor conference room at the John K. Pruellage Heart & Vascular Center at the hospital, 10010 Kennerly Road. New members are welcome. For more information, call Ray Kopsky at 314-918-7622.
  • Jefferson County Swing Dance Club will host its biweekly dance with beginner lessons beginning at 6 p.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.
  • 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.