South County Community Calendar: Week of November 16 through November 22

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Friday, Nov. 16

•The Crestwood PTO will have a Holiday Boutique at the Crestwood Gymnasium, 9245 Whitecliff Park Lane, 63126, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The event is free and open to public.

•The St. Louis Philharmonic Orchestra will have a concert featuring the music of Sibelius, Haydn, Dukas, Vaughan Williams and Prokofiev, featuring conductor Robert Hart Baker with narrator Charlie Brennan from KMOX. The concert will be at Purser Auditorium at Logan University, 1851 Schoettler Road, 63017 at 8 p.m. Call (314) 421-3600 for tickets.

•The Gateway Men’s Chorus will host their Wine And Art 2018 event, partnered with Joseph Scott Galleries. There will be a live auction and attendees will receive a limited edition wine glass, along with wine, hors d’oeuvres, coffee, tea, and dessert. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.gmcstl.org, call (314) 287-5668 or email development@gmcstl.org. The event will take place at Centene Center for the Arts at 3547 Olive Street, 63108 from 6 to 10 p.m. $35 per ticket.

•A jitterswing dance will be offered 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 11:30 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. 17

•The Manchester United Methodist Church will have their 16th annual fair trade market offering unique holiday first, international crafts and foods. The market takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 17 and 18 at 129 Woods Mill Road, 63011.

•The Rockwood Summit Silver Falcon Marching Band will have their Holiday Extravaganza Craft and Vendor Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov. 17 and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Nov. 18 at Rockwood Summit High School, 1780 Hawkins Road, 63026.

•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, Nov. 18

•The South Minister Presbyterian Church will host an event on how to preserve your family’s legacies at 11:30 a.m., 10126 E. Watson Road, 63126. A light lunch will be provided. Park in the rear of the church and enter the back doors.

•St. Margaret Mary Alacoque will have their Holiday Vendor Fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Margaret Mary Alacoque Parish Center, 4900 Ringer Road. Shop 60 vendors, along with a luncheon and bake sale. Free admission and attendance prize drawings.

Oakville Elks Lodge No. 2726, 2726 Oakville Elks Lane, will host its annual fall meat shoot starting with practice at 11:15 a.m. First round starts at noon. Open to all, so bring your shooting buddies. For more information, contact 314-614-2544. Indoor and outdoor seating is available. Every Sunday through Dec. 2.

Knights of Columbus 5359, 7381 Telegraph Road, will host a family-friendly indoor meat shoot from 1 to 4 p.m. Cash prizes and free soup. Every Sunday through Nov. 17.

Crestwood Elks Lodge, 10261 Bauer Road, will host a meat shoot starting with practice at 11 a.m. First round starts at noon. For more information, contact 314-842-3660. Every Sunday through Nov. 25.

•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. 19

•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 10:30 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.

•Take Off Pounds Sensibly Chapter 1070 will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Church of Latter-Day Saints, 4511 Butler Hill Road. Weigh-ins will start at 6 p.m. For more information, call (314) 550-9919.

•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.

•Concord Church, 13775 Tesson Ferry Road, will offer a depression/anxiety support group from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, call (314) 807-5820.

•The SAJE Senior Ministry will offer free quilting — all abilities — from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Episcopal Church of the Advent, 9373 Garber Road. For more information, call (314) 822-4736.

Tuesday, Nov. 20

•The Ladies of Oakland will have their last monthly meeting of the year at 1 p.m. in the Oakland House, 7801 Genesta Ave. in Affton. Author Jim Merkel will discuss and sign his books. Open to guests for visitors, refreshments will be served.

•Sunset Hills Parks and Recreation will have a “Taking Control of Your Health” seminar as part of their Senior Seminar Series from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Sunset Hills Community Center, 3915 S. Lindbergh Blvd., 63127. RSVP by emailing your name to RSVP@olderadultseminars.com.

•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 7 p.m. at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2593, 2301 Church Road, Arnold. All 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.

•“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.

•The Affton White-Rodgers Community Center, 9801 Mackenzie Road, offers Senior Cardio/Flex from 9 to 10:15 a.m. Participants are asked to bring a towel and mat. The cost is $5 per person. For more information, call (314) 615-8822.

•Affton Chapter 1015 of Take Off Pounds Sensibly will meet 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 Chapter 186 will meet 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 12:30 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 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 Meramec-Arnold Elks, 1515 Miller Road, will offer bingo at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call (636) 464-8960.

•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. 21

•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.

•The Kiwanis Club of South County will meet 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, the local chapter of an international group dedicated to helping members become better speakers and leaders, will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. at the MetLife Building, 13045 Tesson Ferry Road. For more information, visit SouthCountyToastmasters.org. Guests are welcome; no fee is required.

•The Gravois Kiwanis Club will meet at noon at Sam’s Steakhouse, 10205 Gravois Road. For more information, call (314) 556-8768.

•The Rotary Club of Crestwood-Sunset Hills will meet 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, Nov. 22

Due to Thanksgiving, there will be no regularly scheduled Thursday events. Happy Thanksgiving!

• The Affton Christian Church will have their 10th annual free Thanksgiving dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 9625 Tesson Ferry Road, 63123. For homebound delivery or transportation to or from the church, please call (314) 631-5777 by Nov. 20th.

•St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 2761 Telegraph Road, will have a free community Thanksgiving dinner from 110:30 a.m. to 1:20 p.m. All are welcome. For those interested in volunteering, signup at www.stlukesumcmo.org or call (314) 892-5595.

•Sunset Hills Parks and Recreation will be hosting a Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving at 8 a.m. This year the run will go through the trails at Minnie Ha Ha Park, 801 Old Gravois Road, 63127. Call the community center at (314) 842-7265 or visit the website, www.sunset-hills.com/turkeytrot to register. $20 per person or $80 per family, up to six people. Register by Nov. 17 to guarantee a long-sleeve dri-fit shirt.

Ongoing

•Stop by your local St. Louis County library branch and donate to their holiday food drive benefitting Operation Food Search. The most  needed items are canned meats, fish, vegetables, beans, soup and low/no sugar breakfast cereal. No glass containers or expired items, please. Items are being collected through Dec. 31.

•Starting Nov. 22, drop off your old holiday lights at the Sunset Hills Community Center, 3915 S. Lindbergh Blvd., 63127. Lights are being accepted through Jan. 15.

•Starting Nov. 22, drop off your letters for Santa in the special mailbox located at the Sunset Hills Community Center, 3915 S. Lindbergh Blvd., 63127. Drop off letters before Dec. 18 and make sure to include a return address, as Santa will send a letter back.