Below is a list of upcoming activities for Benton Park West area residents.
Cherokee Station Business Association Meeting
Thursday, June 18 at 5:30 pm, Nebula, 3407 S. Jefferson
CSBA Meetings are held on the third Thursday of every month at Nebula, 5:30pm located at 3407 S. Jefferson. All community members, residents, property owners and business owners are invited to attend. Click for Agenda and Meeting Minutes. Questions? Contact Anne McCullough, Cherokee Street Liaison at firstname.lastname@example.org or 314.304.0932.
Benton Park West Neighborhood Association Meeting
Thursday, June 18 from 7:00-9:00 pm, Five Star Senior Center, 2832 Arsenal
We will have to featured guest speakers. Mayor Slay will speak first about City issues and take questions. Secondly, Robyn Wiens, Principal for the Hawthorn Leadership School for Girls will share info on the new school for 6th & 7th grade girls. BPW Events Page
Kick Ball in the Park
Friday, June 19 at 6:00 pm, Gravois Park, 3200 Potomac
Kids and adults of all ages are encourage to play kickball in Gravois Park each Friday night during the summer. This is a fun way to kick off the week in a fun, family-friendly environment.
American Legion's Family Happy Hour Social
Friday, June 19 from 5:00-8:00 pm, American Legion BKZ Memorial Post 422, 2601 S. 11th Street
Join the American Legion's Soulard Post for a relaxing evening of family enjoyment. Entertainment provided by Judith Howard. Brats, soda, water bottles, AB beers, and wines are served. Sit at one of their umbrella covered picnic tables or inside their hall. Parking lot entry is from the alley between 11th and 12th Streets at Sidney. Questions? Contact Bill Wirtel, Past Commander of Post 422 and Chaplain at email@example.com or cell 314-605-3048.
Southeast St. Louis City Yard Sale
Saturday, June 20 from 7:00 am-1:00 pm, Various Locations
Clusters of neighborhoods will host neighborhood-wide yard sales. June 20 is Compton Heights, Fox Park, Tower Grove East, Tower Grove South, Shaw, and Southwest Garden. To include your yard sale, send your STREET ADDRESS to STLYardSale15@gmail.com. Your address will be added to the map of participating location. Check Facebook for details.
STL-Style Half Decade Escapade: Five Years on Cherokee Street
Saturday, June 20 from 2:00-7:00 pm at STyLe House, 3157 Cherokee
Celebrating five years on Cherokee Street, Brothers Lazaroff, C-sharp and Thelonius Kryptonite perform live to make it sound good, Strange Donutsand Pizzeoli - Neapolitan Pizza will make it taste good, and Earthbound Beer and 4 Hands Brewing Company will help wash it all down.
Thursday, June 25 from 6:00-8:00 pm, The Filling Station, 1924 Pestalozzi
Join us this month in Benton Park at the Filling station for the monthly Cherokee Neighborhoods Happy Hour! Meet new neighbors from the neighborhoods that surround Cherokee Street while enjoying one of the many local drinking holes the neighborhoods have to offer. This is a joint effort with Benton Park, Benton Park West, Gravois Park, and Marine Villa.
Sunday, June 27 from 3:00-9:00 pm, Benton Park, 3100 S. Jefferson
All concerts are FREE and take place in the beautiful Benton Park (Corner of Arsenal & Jefferson). Food, drink and Benton Park gear will be available for purchase. Visit bpnastl.org for details.
CDA's FREE Nonprofit Capcity Workshop Series
Session 3: CDBG Proposal Best Practices, Monday, June 29 at 9:30 am-12:00 pm
The City of St. Louis' Community Development Administration (CDA) is offering a series of FREE workshops. To learn more about the series or to register please visit http://goo.gl/42WsIB
Fair St. Louis - Volunteers Needed July 2 & 3
Thursday, July 2 and Friday, July 3, Various Times, Forest Park
Benton Park West Neighborhood Association will host a booth on Thursday July 2 and Friday, July 3. Help BPWNA by volunteering to work one or both days of the multi-day event selling beer, soda, and water. Click the link for details or to sign-up as a volunteer: http://goo.gl/TVPmKC
School's Out Cafe: Food That's In When School Is Out
June 1 - August 7, Various Locations
The Summer Food Program provides FREE breakfast and lunch for young people up to the age of 18. For information about site locations, please contact the Youth & Family Services Office at 314-657-1695.