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

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

Friday, May 17

  • Upcycle Treasure Box will host its first fundraiser, Blue Jean Ball, a party with a purpose, at Genesis Banquet Hall, 2651 Telegraph Road from 7 to 11 p.m. Tickets are $25 for dinner, drinks, dancing and prizes. Wear denim and diamonds. For tickets, call 314-791-0269
  • Mary, Mother of the Church, 5901 Kerth Road, will host a preview night of its book fair from 4 to 8 p.m. Admission is $7.
  • 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, May 18

  • The 7th annual Fenton Community & Farmers’ Market will be from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Olde Towne Pavilion, 200 Gravios Road, 63026. Runs every Saturday through Sept. 28.
  • St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 2761 Telegraph Road, will host a free barbecue and concert from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. as part of the church’s SERVE 2019 community service project.
  • Former parishioners are invited to commemorate the 60th anniversary of St. Matthias the Apostle Parish, 792 Buckley Road, and the 45th anniversary of Father Port’s Ordination at 4 p.m. Eucharist will be followed by a reception and dinner. RSVP at 314-892-7500.
  • Mary, Mother of the Church, 5901 Kerth Road, will host a book sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Free admission.
  • Grant’s View Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 9700 Musick Road, will host an afternoon tea party and crafts at 2 p.m. Refreshments provided. For all ages. Registration required at www.slcl.org/events.
  • 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, May 19

  • Southminster Presbyterian Church, 10126 E. Watson Road, will host Joan Huisinga, who will talk about all the activities available to St. Louisans at 11:30 a.m. Please register by calling 314-843-1133, or 314-657-7036 or email danjbock@gmail.com.
  • Mary, Mother of the Church, 5901 Kerth Road, will host a book sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. From noon to 3 p.m., $5 bags. Bags are provided.
  • 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, May 20

  • The Sunset Hills Historical Society will host Gary Kodner, local author, graphic designer and historian of Cardinals uniforms and Len Panneria, collector of early St. Louis Cardinals Memorabilia at 7 p.m. at Sunset Hill’s City Hall, 3939 S. Lindbergh Blvd. Together they will discuss the history of St. Louis logo collectibles.
  • 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, May 21

  • The Oak Bend Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 842 S. Holmes Ave., will host “Earth’s Climate: Facts, Myths, and Opportunities” at 10 a.m. This basic overview of climate change includes key concepts of weather and climate, carbon footprint and more. Presented by the Missouri Botanical Garden. For adults.
  • The Oak Bend Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 842 S. Holmes Ave., will host an evening of snacks and Pokemon-themed crafts at 6:30 p.m. Costumes and themed clothes are encouraged. For ages 9 to 14. Registration required at www.slcl.org/events.
  • 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, May 22

  • The library staff at the Oak Bend Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 842 S. Holmes Ave., will discuss favorite summer reads and upcoming fall titles at 7 p.m. Refreshments provided. For adults. Registration required at www.slcl.org/events.
  • 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 314-487-6877.
  • 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, May 23

  • 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.
  • Grant’s View Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 9700 Musick Road, presents “Story Explorers: Robots vs. Aliens” at 5:30 p.m. Listen to stories, create a robot or alien and try out some tech toys. For ages 5 to 8. Registration required at www.slcl.org/events.
  • 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.

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