South County Community Calendar: Week of Nov. 29 through Dec. 5

South County Community Calendar: Week of Nov. 29 through Dec. 5

Thursday, Nov. 28

  • St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 2761 Telegraph Road, is having a free community Thanksgiving Dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 29

  • 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 Saturday, Nov. 30 and Sunday, Dec. 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The market offers unique holiday gifts, international crafts and exquisite food.
  • The St. Louis Destination Swing Dance Club will hold its biweekly dance at Affton Elks Lodge, 6330 Heege Road. Beginner lessons begin at 7 p.m. with social dancing from 8 p.m. to midnight. First-time comers are free. Entry is $5 for members and $10 for non-members.
  • 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. 30

  • 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, Dec. 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The market offers unique holiday gifts, international crafts and exquisite food.
  • St. Matthias the Apostle, 800 Buckley Road, will hold a craft fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • St. Matthias the Apostle, 800 Buckley Road, and Boy Scout Troop 824 will host electronic/metal recycling from 8 a.m. to noon.
  • Crown Ridge Tiger Sanctuary, 19620 Crown Ridge, Ste. Genevieve, 63670, will host Turkey for Tigers. Come out for a special 11 a.m. tour to see the tigers get their Thanksgiving enrichment and their turkeys. No reservations required. $10 for the tour. Children under 3 are free. All proceeds go towards the care of the animals.
  • 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. Dec. 1

  • 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.
  • Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 8646 New Sappington Road, will host an Advent breakfast and Christmas craft workshop from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Enjoy a potluck breakfast and make some creative crafts for family and friends. Free event. Please RSVP at 314-843-8448.
  • A cookie sale and mini holiday bazaar will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Mount Tabor United Church of Christ, 4205 Watson Road. Cost is $8.50 per pound. For more information call 314-645-9025 between 9 a.m. and noon.
  • 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, Dec. 2

  • 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, Dec. 3

  • 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.

Wednesday, Dec. 4

  • The Happy Hookers Crochet and Social Club will meet monthly for lunch at 10:30 a.m. at Friendly’s Sports Bar-South County, 3971 Bayless Ave. For more information, call 314-894-8022.
  • 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, Dec. 5

  • Peace Lutheran Church, 737 Barracksview Road, will host its 25th annual Boar’s Head Christmas Festival. A services on will be held at 7:30 p.m. The festival also takes place Dec. 6, Dec. 7 and Dec. 8. For free tickets, call 314-892-5610.
  • The St. Louis Banjo Club will provide a free evening of music at the Affton Elks Lodge, 6330 Heege Road, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. for more information call 314-842-3185 or visit www.stlouisbanjoclub.org.
  • 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.

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