South County Community Calendar: Week of Oct. 25 through Oct. 31

Thursday, Oct. 25

• St. Anthony’s Medical Center will sponsor a support group meeting for men who have prostate cancer at 7 p.m. in the fourth-floor conference room at the John K. Pruellage Heart & Vascular Center at the hospital, 10010 Kennerly Road. New members are welcome. For more information, call Ray Kopsky at (314) 918-7622.

• The SAJE Senior Ministry will offer games and cards from 10:45 a.m. to 1 p.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.

• Mehlville Lions Club’s trunk-or-treats; serving free treats at Southminster Presbyterian Church, 10126 E. Watson Road at 6 p.m.

• Join the Oak Bend Branch of the St. Louis County Library for a special Halloween story time, with Halloween stories, songs and a parade through the library. Costumes are encouraged. For children 3 to 6 years old, 10:30 a.m., 842 S. Holmes Ave., 63122.

• Join SCDC, a support group for separated, divorced, widowed or remarried Catholics for their next meeting and annual chili dinner at Saint Catherine Laboure Parish cafeteria, 7 p.m., 9740 Sappington Road, 63128.

• The St. Louis Science Center will be hosting their annual free Halloween event with four evenings of spooky science fun. Free Halloween movies and hands-on activities and games from 5 to 8 p.m., Oct. 25-Oct. 28. The Saint Louis Science Center, 5050 Oakland Ave. 63110.

  The St. Louis Banjo club will provide an evening of music at the Elks Club from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at 6330 Heegee Road, 63123.

Friday, Oct. 26

• 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.

• Hot Rod Trunk or Treat and Water Bottle Drive for Jefferson Barracks. Join Fairway Automotive, 8750 Watson Road, 63119 from 4 to 8 p.m. to benefit the Jefferson Barracks Food Pantry. Must pre-register. $20 per vehicle. Payments can be made to paypal.me/fairwayautomotive or call (314) 236-9900. Prizes for costumes and best decorated vehicles. Water bottle donations accepted through Oct. 26 and will benefit military families at Jefferson Barracks.

• Mehlville Lions Club’s trunk-or-treat; serving free treats at 6 p.m. at St. John’s Evangelical United Church of Christ 11333 St. Johns Church Road.

• The Magic House’s “Not-So-Haunted House.” Kids of all ages are invited to dress in their Halloween costumes to trick-or-treat and get autographs from their favorite storybook characters at this candy-free event. “Not-So-Haunted House” is free with the regular museum admission of $12 per person. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., The Magic House, 516 S. Kirkwood Road, 63122.

• St. Luke’s Fall Fish Fry from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at 2761 Telegraph Road, 63125. Carry-out available. Order online at www.stlukesumcmo.org and click Events, Fish Fry Online Order.

• Kirkwood Public Library will be holding a book fair on Oct. 26 and 27 with books including fiction, mystery, children’s books, travel books, cooking books and more. The hours of the sale are 5 to 8 p.m. on Oct. 26 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 27 at the Kirkwood Public Library, 140 E. Jefferson Ave, 63122. Payments must be made with cash or check, no credit or debit cards.

  St. Clare Hospital Auxiliary will host their 11th annual trivia night at Andres West Banquet Center, 211 Old Highway 141, at 6 p.m. The cost is $30 per person, which includes a dinner buffet and open bar. All proceeds go to the purchase of a new 3D mammography unit for SSM St. Clare Hospital.

Saturday, Oct. 27

• 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.

• Ghost stories at Jefferson Barracks from 6 to 9 p.m., Jefferson Barracks Park, 345 W. North Road, 63125.

• Halloween storytelling and crafts from 10 to 11 a.m., The Pavilion at Lemay, 305 Gregg Road, 63125.

• The Magic House’s “Not-So-Haunted House.” Kids of all ages are invited to dress in their Halloween costumes to trick-or-treat and get autographs from their favorite storybook characters at this candy-free event. “Not-So-Haunted House” is free with the regular museum admission of $12 per person. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., The Magic House, 516 S. Kirkwood Road, 63122.

• “Boo Blast” at the Cliff Cave Branch of the St. Louis County Library. Come dressed in a Halloween costume and enjoy stories, music, crafts and games. Ages 3 to 10-years-old, registration required. 2 p.m. at the Cliff Cave Branch, 5430 Telegraph Road, 63129.

Sunday, Oct. 28

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.

• The Magic House’s “Not-So-Haunted House.” Kids of all ages are invited to dress in their Halloween costumes to trick-or-treat and get autographs from their favorite storybook characters at this candy-free event. “Not-So-Haunted House” is free with the regular museum admission of $12 per person. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., The Magic House, 516 S. Kirkwood Road, 63122.

• St. Lucas United Church of Christ will have a community meal, open to all and for free. 4 to 5:30 p.m., 11735 Denny Road, 63126. Carry-out available. For more, call (314) 843-2100.

Monday, Oct. 29.

• 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.

• Metro Reimagined Info Sessions. Stop by one of their upcoming information sessions to speak with a metro transit planner, ask questions and learn more about the new plan. 2 to 5 p.m., Shrewsbury-Landsdowne I-44 Transit Center, 702 Landsdowne Ave, 63119.

• The Grant’s View Branch of the St. Louis County Library will host a true crime book club on “The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and the Peoples Temple” by Jeff Guinn. For adults. 7 p.m., Grant’s View Branch, 9700 Musick Ave, 63123.

The Sappington-Concord Historical Society will hold its quarterly meeting at 7 p.m. at St. Johns Evangelical United Church of Christ, 11333 St. Johns Church Road, 63123. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Visitors welcome.

Tuesday, Oct. 30.

• The New Moms’ Network, offered by St. Anthony’s Medical Center, offers new moms the opportunity to meet new friends, share information, 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. To register, 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.

• Join the Oak Bend Branch of the St. Louis County Library for “Boo Bash” with Halloween activities and trick-or-treating. Costumes are encouraged. For children 10-years-old and younger. 5 p.m., Oak Bend Brach, 842 S. Holmes Ave, 63122.

Wednesday, Oct. 31.

• 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.

• A fundraising indoor yard sale to benefit the Mehlville/Oakville Alumni Association will take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Upcycle Treasure Box, 2625 Telegraph Road.

• 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.

Sout

• 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.

• Halloween movie matinee of “Hocus Pocus” at the Grant’s View Branch of the St. Louis County Library. For adults. Popcorn and light refreshments will be provided. 2 p.m., Grant’s View Branch, 9700 Musick Ave, 63123.

Upcoming

  Peace Lutheran Church will host their 24th annual Boar’s Head Christmas Festival Nov. 29 through Dec. 2. Beginning Nov. 1, free tickets will be offered to the public on a first-come basis. Tickets can be obtained by calling the church office at (314) 892-5610.

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