South County Community Calendar: Week of Oct. 18 through Oct. 24

South County Community Calendar: Week of Oct. 18 through Oct. 24

Friday, Oct. 18

The Crestwood Police Department is hosting Coffee with A Cop and Pizza With the Police from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Starbucks, 9590 Watson Road. Free coffee will be provided by Starbucks, along with free Imo’s pizza for kids and a free nacho bar provided by San Jose Mexican Restaurant. All community members are invited to attend.

Sunset Hills Parks and Recreation will host a Halloween event at Watson Trail Park, 12450 W. Watson Road from 5:30 to 9 p.m. There will be face painting, a balloon artist, rock wall, slide, fire show, pony rides, storytelling hayrides and more.

ROC Ministries, 802 Kinswood Lane, is holding a coat drive for donations of men’s, women’s and children’s coats, jackets, hats scarves and gloves or mittens. Items will be donated to various shelters as well as children in need and children going into foster homes. Donations may be dropped off at the back door. Mark the bag or box with “Coat Drive’ any time today, Saturday or Sunday before 1 p.m.

Crestwood will host a free showing of Hotel Transylvania 3 at Sanders Park, Sanders Drive and Clover Lane, beginning at dusk.

Zion United Methodist Church, 1603 Union Road, is having a ham and bean dinner from 4 to 7 p.m., dine-in or carry out. Cost of the dinner is $8 and includes cornbread and dessert. For more information call 314-631-6504.

The Spirits of Sappington House will come alive from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Historic Sappington House, 1015 S. Sappington Road. Visitors are welcomed to see and hear the spirits, returned from the dead, telling their stories. In addition, lantern tours will be conducted through the nearby Father Dickson Cemetery. Entrance fee is $7 for adults and $1 for children 11 and under.

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, Oct. 19

Abiding Savior Lutheran Church, 4355 Butler Hill Road, will host a free backyard carnival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., with free lunch, popcorn, snowcones, games/prizes, cake walk, face painting and more.

The Spirits of Sappington House will come alive from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Historic Sappington House, 1015 S. Sappington Road. Visitors are welcomed to see and hear the spirits, returned from the dead, telling their stories. In addition, lantern tours will be conducted through the nearby Father Dickson Cemetery. Entrance fee is $7 for adults and $1 for children 11 and under.

ROC Ministries, 802 Kinswood Lane, is holding a coat drive for donations of men’s, women’s and children’s coats, jackets, hats scarves and gloves or mittens. Items will be donated to various shelters as well as children in need and children going into foster homes. Donations may be dropped off at the back door. Mark the bag or box with “Coat Drive’ any time today or Sunday before 1 p.m.

St. Matthias the Apostle Catholic Church, 800 Buckley Road, will host a country-style dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Your choice of chicken and dumplings or pineapple glazed ham with sides. $10 for adults, includes two sides, dessert and a drink. Children 6 to 12 are $6 and includes one side, dessert and drink. Children under 6 free. Carry out available.

Learn more about the FAFSA for student financial aid and get help filling it out at the Weber Road Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 4444 Weber Road, at 10 a.m. Attendees should bring a copy of the family’s 2018 tax return to complete the application. For adults and teens.

South County Tech High School and Affton High School are hosting a skilled trade showcase on the South Tech Campus, 12721 W. Watson Road, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Learn about career opportunity from regional employers, union representatives and trade organizations.

“I hear America Singing” will be presented by the Vita Cantus Chorale at Parkton Assembly of God, 1670 Old Highway M, at 6:30 p.m.

Barnes-Jewish Hospital will provide free seasonal flu shots in South County at the Siteman Cancer Center – South County, 5225 Midamerica Plaza from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Vaccinations are for adults and children 6-months and older.

The Crestwood-Sunset Hills Chamber of Commerce will host a Trick or Trivia Night at the Sunset Hills Community Center, 3915 S. Lindbergh, at 6 p.m.  To register, visit www.ourchamber.com/events/details/trvia-night-a-chamber-spooktacular-3865.

Play out your favorite fantasy by joining the Oak Bend Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 842 S. Holmes Ave., for Dungeons and Dragons at 1 p.m. For teens and adults. Registration required at www.slcl.org/events.

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, Oct. 20

ROC Ministries, 802 Kinswood Lane, is holding a coat drive for donations of men’s, women’s and children’s coats, jackets, hats scarves and gloves or mittens. Items will be donated to various shelters as well as children in need and children going into foster homes. Donations may be dropped off at the back door. Mark the bag or box with “Coat Drive’ any time today before 1 p.m.

St. Lucas United Church of Christ, 11735 Denny Road, is offering a free community meal from 4 to 5:40 p.m. Are you short on good or need a warm meal? Are you a first responder? All are welcome to this family friendly enviroment. Carry-outs available. For more information call 314-843-2100 or visit www.stlucasucc.org.

Our Savior Lutheran Church and School, 1500 San Simeon Way, will host its annual sausage dinner from noon to 5 p.m. Adults are $10, children ages 5 to 10 are $5 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. Open to all, so bring your shooting buddies. For more information, contact Bob at 314-614-2544.

“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, Oct. 21

Meet Hoopla, a free way to stream or download music, movies, graphic novels and more at the Cliff Cave Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 5420 Telegraph Road, at 2 p.m. For adults. Registration required at www.slcl.org/events.

Learn about different cloud services like Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, Apple iCloud and Dropbox at the Meramec Valley Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 1501 San Simeon Way, at 2 p.m. For adults. Registration required at www.slcl.org/events.

Explore the American Association of University Women’s Work Smart self-paced free online program at Grant’s View Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 9700 Musick Road, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Learn how to negotiate for a new job, raise or promotion. For adults. Registration required 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, Oct. 22

Drop-in to the Oak Bend Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 842 S. Holmes Ave., for Boo Bash at 5 p.m. Costumes are encouraged. For children.

The staff at Mercy Therapy Services, 9964 Kennerly Road Suite D, will hold  free balance screenings from 8 to 11 a.m. to establish an assessment of fall risk. Results can forwarded to your doctor. Call 314-849-2366 for an appointment

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, Oct. 23

Judging for the Sunset Hills Halloween Decorating Contest will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. Prizes will be awarded for scariest, best overall theme and most creative. To register, call 314-842-7265. Deadline to register is Oct. 22.

Grant’s View Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 9700 Musick Road, will host a lecture about U.S. Airlines before 1940 at 2 p.m. Learn about the first passenger planes, early airlines and more. For adults.

Christ Memorial Women’s Guild will host an Attic Treasure sale from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 5252 S. Lindbergh Blvd. Rummage sale of household items, clothing, electronics and more.

The Sappington-Concord Historical Society will hold its quarterly meeting at 7 p.m. in the Lindbergh High School cafeteria, 5000 S. Lindbergh Blvd. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Cameron Collins, author of “Lost Treasures of St. Louis” will give a presentation. Visitors welcome.

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.

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.

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, Oct. 24

The South County Separated, Divorced, Widowed and Remarried Catholics (SCDC) will meet at 7 p.m. in the Saint Catherine Laboure Parish cafeteria, 9740 Sappington Road. Entertainment will be Living History by Barbara L. Kay, followed by a chili and soup dinner.

The St. Louis Banjo Club will provide a free evening o music at the Affton Elks Club, 6330 Heege Road, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Christ Memorial Women’s Guild will host an Attic Treasure sale from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 5252 S. Lindbergh Blvd. Rummage sale of household items, clothing, electronics and more.

The Crestwood Community Center will host a Wine and Design: Adult Paint Night from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the community center, 9245 Whitecliff lane. Must be 21 or older. $25 for residents and $35 for non-residents. To register, visit secure.rec1.com/MO/crestwood-mo/catalog.

Meet with other game enthusiasts to play games like Settlers of Catan, Dominion and Pandemic with the Tabletop Gamers from 6 to 9 p.m. at Grant’s View Library, 9700 Musick Road.

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.