South County Community Calendar: Week of Nov. 15 through Nov. 21

South County Community Calendar: Week of Nov. 15 through Nov. 21

Friday, Nov. 15

  • Friendship Village Sunset Hills, 12503 Village Circle, will host a Holiday Bazaar today from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Vendors include Country Scents, Molly Cakes Soap, Big River Alpaca and more. Parking and admission to the bazaar are free.
  • 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. 16

  • Quilters of Advent Church and SAJE Senior Ministry are hosting a Quilters’ Garage Sale and Holiday Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Church of the Advent, 9373 Garber Road. For more information call 314-843-0123.
  • Affton Christian Church will host its eighth annual craft fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.. in the church’s fellowship hall, 9625 Tesson Ferry Road.
  • St. Matthias the Apostle, 800 Buckley Road, will host a trivia night to celebrate their 60th anniversary. Doors open at 6 p.m. and trivia begins at 7 p.m. There will be 10 rounds of trivia, 50/50 raffle, a silent auction and more. Tickets are $25 per person or $200 for a table of eighth. Snacks and soda will be provided and beer can be purchased for a small charge. To purchase tickets call 314-603-1343 or 314-440-8622.
  • Lindbergh High School Bandstanders will host an adult music trivia night at St. Margaret Mary Alacoque Banquet Center, 4900 Ringer Road. There will be 10 rounds of trivia, 50/50 raffle, a silent auction and more. Cost is $275 for a table of 10. For more information call 314-496-4048 or visit www.lhsbandstanders.org.
  • The Crestwood Animal Shelter, 9225 Whitecliff Lane, will host an adoption event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • The American Legion St. Louis Service Women’s Post 404 will host a tribute to women veterans at the Christy Banquet Hall, 5856 Christy Blvd., 63116 at 11 a.m. This is the 34th annual tribute. Cost is $20 per person. For more information email tributeregistration@yahoo.com.
  • 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. 17

  • GriefShare will host a Surviving the Holidays seminar from 2 to 4 p.m. at Lutheran Church of Webster Gardens, 8749 Watson Road. The cost is $5 which is for the booklet “Survival Guide for the Holidays.” The seminar will feature video interviews with counselors, grief experts and others who have experienced the holidays after a loved one’s death. To enroll or for more information visit webstergardens.org or call 314-961-5275.
  • The South Side Imperial Dance Club will host a “silly slippers pajama party dance” from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Concord Farmers Club, 10140 Concord School Road. Admission is $6 for members and $8 for non-members. Beginner lessons are at 5:45 p.m.
  • The Crestwood Masonic Temple, 9078 Sappington Road, will host an All-You-Care-To-Eat country breakfast from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Prices are $8 for adults, $5 for ages 5 to 11 and children under 4 are free.
  • 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. 18

  • Discover simple, effective personal options to reduce plastic pollution and learn what to do with your recyclables at the Oak Bend Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 842 S. Holmes Ave., at 6:30 p.m. For teens and adults. Registration recommended at www.slcl.org/events.
  • 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. 19

  • The Ladies of Oakland will host a monthly meeting at 1 p.m. at the Oakland House, 9801 Genesta Ave. This month’s program is “The History of Candy” by Suzanne Corbett. For more information call 314-300-8213.
  • Learn how to create a plan to distribute your assets and various tools of estate planning at the Oak Bend Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 842 S. Holmes Ave., at 10 a.m. For adults. Registration required at www.slcl.org/events.
  • The South County Older Residents Computer Club will hold its monthly meeting from 1 to 3 p.m. at Grant’s View Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 9700 Musick road. This month’s presentation is “No Dumb Questions.” Visit www.scorcc.org for more information. First time visitors welcome.
  • 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 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. 20

  • Learn tips for staying secure from viruses, hackers at false information at the Oak Bend Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 842 S. Holmes Ave., at 10 a.m. For adults. Registration required at www.slcl.org/events.
  • Drop by the Children’s Section to create your own comic book at the Oak Bend Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 842 S. Holmes Ave., at 4 p.m. For ages 5 to 12.
  • 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 314-623-6253.
  • 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. 21

  • Grant’s View Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 9700 Musick Road, will host a baby art crawl at 12:30 p.m. Crawl around in a free exploration of color while creating a beautiful mess from head to toe. Be prepared for messy fun with a towel and extra clothes for both babies and adults. For ages 6 to 16 months. Registration required at www.slcl.org/events.
  • The South County Separated, Divorced, Widowed and Remarried Catholics (SCDC) will meet at 7 p.m. at the Saint Catherine Laboure Parish cafeteria, 9740 Sappington Road. The entertainment will be Barney Bradshaw in character as spy during the Civil War. A general meeting will follow with snacks available. For more information call 314-540-7400 or 314-894-0733.
  • The Concord-Lemay GOP will host a meeting at Gymstars, 210 Weiss Ave., at 7 p.m. The featured speaker will be County Council Presiding Officer Ernie Trakas, who represents District 6.
  • 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 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

  • The St. Louis County Library is hosting a Holiday Food Drive through Dec. 31 benefitting Operation Food Search. Stop by your local branch to donate. The most needed items are canned meats, fish, vegetables, beans, soup and low or no sugar breakfast cereal. No glass containers or expired items accepted.
  • November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month. All throughout the month the Humane Society og Missouri is offering $25 off the adoption of dogs ages 7 and older and is waiving the adoption fee for cats ages 7 and older. Additionally, owners who adopt a senior pet in November will receive a free pet exam and health consultation from our Animal Medical Center of Mid-America. For more information visit www.hsmo.org.