South County Community Calendar: Week of November 8 through November 15

Note: The Call is changing its calendar publication dates to run Friday through Thursday each week instead of Thursday through Wednesday. This should allow readers more advance notice of calendar events. This week includes two Thursdays to make the transition.

Thursday, Nov. 8

  • Sunset Hills Parks and Recreation will be having an adult day trip with a murder mystery lunch at the Bissell mansion from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., 4426 Randall Place, 63107. Enjoy a three-course meal in addition to solving the mystery. Pre-registration required. 
  • SAJE will have a lunch and learn at Advent Episcopal Church, 9373 Garber Road, at 11:45 a.m. featuring Diane Sinclair with Lutheran Senior Services. Sinclair will talk about the benefits of volunteering for both the recipient and volunteer.
  • The St. Louis Banjo Club will have an evening of free and live music at the Elks Club, 6330 Heege Road, 63123 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
  • The SAJE Senior Ministry will offer a lunch and learn program at 10:45 a.m. at Episcopal Church of the Advent, 9373 Garber Road. For more information, call (314) 822-4736.
  • The SAJE Senior Ministry will sponsor open-play pickleball, including instruction for new players, from noon to 3 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 meet 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 10:30 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 a.m. to noon 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.

Friday, Nov. 9

  • Join the Cliff Cave Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 5430 Telegraph Road, 63129, for babywearing line dance with Karen Merlin at 10 a.m. Wear you baby and be ready to groove.
  • Oakville High School Tigers Parents Club will have a music trivia night at the Genesis Banquet Center, 2651 Telegraph Road. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and trivia begins at 7 p.m, for those 21 and older. $25 per person, including beverages. Email ohstigersclassof2019@gmail.com to reserve a spot. Proceeds support the class of 2019 All Night Grad.
  • Crestwood will have their pet pictures with Santa at the community center, 9245 Whitecliff Lane, 63126 from 4 to 6 p.m.
  • Zumba dance at the Crestwood Community Center, 9245 Whitecliff Lane, 63126, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Pre-register for $10 a person by calling (314) 729-4860. $15 per person to register the evening of the event.
  • Trivia night with Johnny Rabbitt, benefitting Historic Sappington House at the Crestwood Community Center, 9245 Whitecliff Lane, 63126. Doors open at 6 p.m. and trivia starts at 7 and lasts until 10 p.m. All proceeds support repairs for the Sappington House. Bring your own beverages and snacks. There will be a cash bar and desserts available from the Barn Restaurant. Registration is $20 per person and $140 for a table of eight. Tickets on sale at the Loft Gift Ship or by email info@historicsappingtonhouse.org. Learn about Sappington House at historicsappingtonhouse.org.
  • 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. 10

  • Zion United Methodist Church, 1603 Union Road, 63125, will have a book fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • The Sappington-Concord Historical Society will offer a reprint of “Sappington-Concord, A History” at the vendor fair at St. Johns United Church of Christ for $35 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Copies of the book will also be for sale at the Loft Gift Shop at the Barn at Sappington House, open every day but Monday.
  • The Eden Church of Christ, 8930 Eden Ave., 63123, will have their Plowsharing fair-trade crafts sale from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10 and Sunday, Nov. 11. Plowsharing Crafts provides meaningful income to artisans and coffee growers around the world by marketing their products in the St. Louis area since 1985.
  • 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. 11

  • The Ways and Means Committee will host their annual pork sausage dinner from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Freedom Masonic Temple, 4557 Lemay Ferry Road, 63129. Adults are $10 and children under 10 are $5. Carry-outs are available and there will be a gift basket raffle.
  • St. Stanislaus Kostka Polish Church, 1413 N. 20th St., 63106, will have their annual fall festival from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. featuring Polish cuisine, bakery items, souvenirs and a polka band. The event will also have silent auction baskets, a live auction, children’s games, raffles and other entertainment.
  • Bringing Fashion into Action, Feed My People and Thrifty Hanger Thrift Stores present “Color Your World”, a fall and holiday fashion show luncheon at 1 p.m., River City Casino and Hotel, 777 River City Casino Blvd, 63125. Doors open at 12:30 p.m.
  • 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. 12

  • 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. 13

  • “The Harlem Charade” book discussion at 6 p.m. at Grant’s View Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 9700 Musick Road, 63123.  For ages 8 to 12-years-old, registration required.
  • 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. Chris Sellmeyer will teach on the top 25 free social media programs.
  • Qigong at the Crestwood Community Center, 9245 Whitecliff Lane, from Nov. 13 through Dec. 18 every Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Pre-registration is required by Monday, Nov. 12. Cost for six classes is $30 for residents and $36 for non-residents. Qigong combines mindful and gentle physical postures and movements with meditation and breath-work.
  • St. Anthony’s Medical Center offers new moms the opportunity to meet new friends, share information and experiences and support from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the Hyland Education and Training Center, 10020 Kennerly Road. Babies are welcome. Registration is required. For more information, call (314) 268-4669.
  • “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.

Wednesday, Nov. 14

  • Kevin White, author of “Play the Way You Feel”, will be at Grant’s View Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 9700 Musick Road, 63123, as part of their Whitaker Jazz Speaks performance and author series at 7 p.m. Whitehead, a NPR jazz critic, will preview his book and do a book signing. For adults.
  • The Concord Garden Club will meet this morning at Christ Memorial Lutheran Church, 5252 S. Lindbergh Blvd. Visitors and new members are welcome and are asked to call (314) 843-6219 for more information about this month’s program or outing.
  • The Mehlville/Oakville Alumni Association will sponsor a Bunco Club at 7 p.m. at the Upcycle Treasure Box, 2625 Telegraph Road. The cost is $5 and includes snacks, drinks and prizes.
  • 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.
  • 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. 15

  • Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft is hosting seven public genealogy workshops across Missouri, with one in St. Charles on Nov. 15. These workshops are intended for intermediate-level family historians already having a basic understanding of genealogical research sources and methods. The workshop will be at the Spencer Road Branch of the St. Charles City-County Library, 427 Spencer Road, St. Peters, 63376 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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