South County Community Calendar: Week of Nov. 22 through Nov. 28

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South County Community Calendar: Week of Nov. 22 through Nov. 28

Friday, Nov. 22

  • Explore nature with hands on activities and crafts at 2 p.m. at the Meramec Valley Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 1501 San Simeon Way. For ages 3 to 6. Registration required at www.slcl.org/events.
  • 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. 23

  • The Crestwood-Sunset Hills Rotary Club will host an Arts and Crafts Fair Fall Show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lindbergh High School, 5000 S. Lindbergh Blvd. The craft fair will also take place Sunday, Nov. 24 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • The Crestwood Community Center and St. Louis Children’s Hospital Programs will host a Staying Home Alone seminar from 9 to 10:30 a.m at the Crestwood Community Center, 9245 Whitecliff Lane. The class will help parents and children determine a child’s readiness to stay home alone. A workbook and first-aid kit are included. The class is designed for parents and children to attend together. $25 per family. To register, call 314-454-KIDS.
  • Manchester United Methodist Church, 129 Woods Mill Road, will hold a fair trade market from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The market will also take place Sunday, Nov. 24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The market offers unique holiday gifts, international crafts and exquisite food.
  • Dr. Luke Ritter will give a presentation about nativism in antebellum St. Louis at the Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site, 7400 Grant Road, at 10 a.m. and again at 1 p.m. Reservation required. Call 314-842-1867 ext. 230.
  • Join a park ranger on a 90-minute, three mile run from the the Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site, 7400 Grant Road, to St. Paul’s Cemetery and back from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Free reservation required. Call 314-842-1867 ext. 230.
  • 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. 24

  • The Crestwood-Sunset Hills Rotary Club will host an Arts and Crafts Fair Fall Show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lindbergh High School, 5000 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
  • Manchester United Methodist Church, 129 Woods Mill Road, will hold a fair trade market from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The market offers unique holiday gifts, international crafts and exquisite food.
  • Join a park ranger on a 90-minute, three mile walk from the the Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site, 7400 Grant Road, to St. Paul’s Cemetery and back from 2 to 2:30 p.m. Free reservation required. Call 314-842-1867 ext. 230.
  • St. Margaret Mary Alacoque, 4900 Ringer Road, will hold a holiday vendor fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • St. Lucas United Church of Christ, 11735 Denny Road, will offer a free community meal from 4 to 5:30 pm. Are you short on food or need a warm meal? Are you a first responder? All are welcome to this family friendly environment. Carry-outs are available. For more information, call 314-843-2100 or visit www.stlucasucc.org.
  • 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. 25

  • Enjoy the sounds of movie soundtracks along with snacks and crafts at the Cliff Cave Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 5430 Telegraph Road, at 10 a.m. For adults.
  • Learn about the traditional stories told primarily by Choctaw, Cherokee and Delaware nations at Grant’s View Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 9700 Musick Road, at 7 p.m. For all ages. 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. 26

  • The Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site, 7400 Grant Road, will host a ranger talk at 2 p.m. with Ranger Nick about United States Indian Policy during the Civil War era. No reservations required. Seating begins at 1:30 p.m.
  • Jefferson County Swing Dance Club will host its biweekly dance with beginner lessons beginning at 6p.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 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.

Wednesday, Nov. 27

  • Spend an hour and unwind from your day while listening to jazz masterpiece Chet Baker at the Meramec Valley Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 1501 San Simeon Way, at 7 p.m. Activities provided to help you chill out or feel free to bring your own writing and other artistic projects. For adults. Registration recommended at www.slcl.org/events.
  • Grant’s View Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 9700 Musick Road, will host a lecture about the United State airline industry at 2 p.m. For adults.
  • The Mehlville-Oakville Alumni Association will host an all-class reunion for Mehlville High School at Andre’s Banquet Center, 4254 Telegraph Road, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. All classes are welcome. The cost is $35 before Nov. 23, $40 at the door. There will be a buffet dinner, open bar, dancing and more. Venmo or Paypal to mhsohsalumniconnection@yahoo.com or call 314-450-1481 with any questions. Mail reservations can be made out to: MOAA, 2625 Telegraph Road, St. Louis, MO 63125.
  • 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. This week’s movie is “The Greatest Showman” staring Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron and Michelle Winters.
  • 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. 28 – Thanksgiving Day

Happy Thanksgiving from Call Newspapers!

  • Affton Christian Church, 9625 Tesson Ferry Road, will host its 11th annual free Thanksgiving dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. For home-bound delivery or transportation to/from the church, call 314-631-5777 by Nov. 26.