South County Community Calendar: Week of Nov. 1 through Nov. 7

South County Community Calendar: Week of Nov. 1 through Nov. 7

Friday, Nov. 1

  • Celebrate the 75th anniversary of the 1944 Cardinals-Browns World Series with co-author of “The St. Louis Browns: The Story of A Beloved Team” Ed Wheatley, at Grant’s View Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 9700 Musick Road at 2 p.m. Copies of books will be available for purchase. For teens and adults.
  • Discover the colorful world of birding with a beginner, guided bird walk at the Meramec Valley Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 1501 San Simeon Way, at 9:30 a.m. For teens and adults. Binoculars provided.
  • There will be a Holy Hour for priestly and religious vocations from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Monastery of St. Clare, 200 Marycrest Drive.
  • Rockwood Summit High School Silver Falcon Marching Band will host a trivia night from 7 to 11 p.m. at Andre’s West, 21 S. Old Highway 141, 63026. 50/50 drawing, raffle, silent auction, gift basket raffles and an open bar. Feel free to bring food or snacks. Must be 18 years or older to attend. $30 a person. For more information call 314-520-1339 or email frazeec23@gmail.com.
  • Join the St. Louis Crisis Nursery for “Over the Top for Tots,” a shopping and luncheon experience to benefit the Healing Hearts Program at the Ameristar Casino, 1 Ameristar Blvd., 63301, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be a wine grab, raffle, live auction and more. $75 a person.
  • The MOMS Club of St. Louis County-South will meet at 10 a.m. at Affton Christian Church, 9625 Tesson Ferry Road. The chapter includes members from South County and Jefferson County. For more information, email MOMSClubSouthCountySTL@yahoo.com.
  • The St. Margaret Mary Alacoque Parish, 4900 Ringer Road, will hold a fish fry from 4 to 6:30 p.m. The event offers drive-up and carry-out service.
  • Dottie’s senior group for single men and women is free to join and offers an opportunity to meet new friends. For information about the meeting time and location, call 314-638-3402.
  • 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, Nov. 2

  • Make masterpieces using crayons and other fun supplies at Grant’s View Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 9700 Musick Road, at 10 a.m. For all ages. Registration required at www.slcl.org/events.
  • Friends of the Rainforest will host its sixth annual trivia night at Miriam School, 501 Bacon Ave., in Webster Groves. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and trivia begins at 6:30 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the non-profit agency, which educates and inspires children and adults to protect, support and expand the rainforest. Tickets are $25 a person or $200 for a table of eight. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 314-941-1257 or visit www.friendsoftherainforest.org.
  • Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site, 7400 Grant Road, will host a presentation by local historian NiNi Harris at 10 a.m. about St. Louis during Grant’s time at Jefferson Barracks through when he was supporting his family as a farmer and bill collector in St. Louis. Books by NiNi Harris will be available for purchase and signing.
  • 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 314-786-5098.

Sunday, Nov. 3

  • SAJE Senior Ministry will host its annual November dinner at show at 2 p.m. at St. Justin Martyr, 11910 Eddie and Park Road. Dinner will be catered by Genesis with entertainment by Jim Edwards. This fundraiser helps keep SAJE activities fees low. Cost is $25 per person. To reserve, call Jessica Gerth at 314-664-9700. Doors open at 1:30 p.m.
  • Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site, 7400 Grant Road, will host a ranger talk at 2 p.m. about Ulysses S. Grant’s views on the impeachment of Andrew Johnson. Presented by Ranger Nick. Seating begins at 1:30 pm. No reservations required.
  • The Monroe County History Museum, 724 Elaine Drive, presents “Lohrberg-Mueth Sixth Generation of Quilt Makers will do a Bed Turning” by the Wittenauer Sisters at 1:30 p.m.
  • Oakville Elks Lodge No. 2726, 2726 Oakville Elks Lane, will host a shooting match at noon every Sunday through Dec. 8, with tickets sold at 11:30 a.m. For more information, contact Bob at 314-614-2544.
  • The Crestwood Elks, 10261 Bauer Road, 63128, will host a meat shoot every Sunday through Dec. 1 at noon, with practice rounds at 11 a.m. For more information, call 314-842-3660.
  • “GriefShare,” a 90-minute open support group designed to help individuals cope with the death of a loved one, will meet at 1 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 1 at Bethesda Church, 85 Lemay Gardens. $20 one-time fee for book, with scholarship available. All are welcome.
  • 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, Nov. 4

  • Learn about and create your own dream catcher at the Meramec Valley Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 1501 San Simeon Way, at 7 p.m. In celebration of Native American Heritage Month. For ages 7 to 11. Registration required at www.slcl.org/events.
  • Lindbergh Schools Gifted Program Coordinator Dr. Tracy Bednarick will speak about gifted education from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Sperreng Middle School library, 12111 Tesson Ferry Road.
  • The University of Missouri Extension will host a “4-H Grows Here” cooking class on preparing holiday side dishes from 6 to 8 p.m. at Eliot Unitarian Chapel, 100 S. Taylor Ave., 63122. For ages 10 to 14 years old. Cost is $10 and includes dinner. Register at extension.missouri.edu/stlouis/classes.aspx.
  • 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. Open dancing is from 6:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., with lessons at 7:30 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 distribute projects to various charities, both locally and internationally, and serve those in need. Donations of fabric are greatly appreciated. For more information, call 314-487-4843 on 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.
  • The Affton White-Rodgers Community Center, 9801 Mackenzie Road, offers open-play pickleball from 2:45 to 4:45 p.m. The cost is $2 per person. For more information, call 314-615-8822.

Tuesday, Nov. 5

  • Abiding Savior Lutheran School, 43554 Butler Hill Road, will host an open house from 6 to 8 p.m. Come from 6 to 7 p.m. to enjoy a nacho bar dinner. Tours will be ongoing throughout the evening.  Abiding Savior serves ages 2 through eighth grade.
  • The Mehlville Lions Club will meet at 7 p.m. at Cafe Telegraph, 2650 Telegraph Road. For more information, visit www.mehlvillelionsclub.com.
  • A new singles ministry at Crestwood Christian Church, Together 4 Christ, will meet weekly at 6:30 p.m. for fellowship and fun, including tonight’s potluck. For more information, 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 through Saturday from noon to 4 p.m., with extra hours Thursday. 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 Concord Trinity UMC, 5275 S. Lindbergh. 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 Concord Trinity UMC, 5275 S. Lindbergh. 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, Nov. 6

  • Stories, songs and other fun activities will be presented in Arabic at the Weber Road Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 4444 Weber Road, at 6 p.m. For ages 2 to 6.
  • 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 12:15 p.m. at Sam’s Steakhouse, 10205 Gravois Road. For more information, call 314-293-2540.
  • The Rotary Club of Crestwood-Sunset Hills will hold its weekly meeting at noon at the Holiday Inn-Viking, Lindbergh Boulevard and Watson Road. Visit www.cshrotary.org for more information.

Thursday, Nov. 7

  • Meet with a SNAP Food Stamp Program outreach coordinator to learn if you are eligible for the program at the Weber Road Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 4444 Weber Road, at 10 a..m. Receive assistance filling out applications and submitting them to the state on a walk-in basis. Presented by St. Louis Area Foodbank. For adults.
  • South Technical High School, 12721 W. Watson Road, will host an open house from 5 to 7 p.m. South Tech offers 28 experiential learning courses in cooperation with partner high schools across the county.
  • The Illinois Department of Transportation will host an open house about an overhaul of Interstate 255 at Wirth/Parks Middle School, 1900 Mousette Lane, 62206 in Illinois from 4 to 7 p.m. The project consists of rehabilitating and resurfacing approximately seven miles of I-255 from Collinsville Road to Illinois 15.
  • 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 to 9:30 a.m. 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.
  • Conscious Body Alignment classes using tai chi principles from a chair is offered for seniors at 11 a.m. at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 5508 Telegraph Road. $10; first visit free.
  • Ongoing
  • Celebrate Gnomevember all month long with crafts, scavenger hunts and more at the Oak Bend Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 842 S. Holmes Ave. Pick up a program at the library. For all ages.

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