South County Community Calendar: Week of March 17 through March 23


Friday, March 17

• St. Matthias the Apostle Catholic Church, 800 Buckley Road, is hosting a fish fry every Friday  from 4 to 7 p.m. now through the end of March. There will be dine-in and carry-out meals available. Cost is about $13 a meal.

• St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 2761 Telegraph Road, is hosting a fish fry every Friday, including Good Friday, until Easter from 4:30 to 7 p.m.

Saturday, March 18

• The Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site, 7400 Grant Road, is hosting a special presentation about its new exhibit, “Slavery in St. Louis” at 10 a.m. Historian and museum curator Nick Sacco will discuss the creation of the exhibit about the history of slavery in St. Louis. Using primary sources, historical artifacts, and individual stories of enslavement, this exhibit introduces visitors to the ways slavery shaped St. Louis’s political, economic and social history for 100 years. The program is free. Call 314-842-1867 ext. 230 to make reservations.

Sunday, March 19

• The Crestwood Elks are holding a spring meat shoot every Sunday at 11 a.m. from now through March 26 at the Crestwood Elks Lodge 2503, 10261 Bauer Road. Free soup and chili for all.

Monday, March 20

• 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.

Tuesday, March 21

• 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 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, March 22

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

• South County Toastmasters meets at 6:30 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, March 23

• SAJE Senior Ministry is holding a movie matinee at 1 p.m. at St. Thomas Holy Spirit Church, 3980 S. Lindbergh Blvd. This week’s showing is “The Eyes of Tammy Faye”.

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


• 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.