Below is a list of upcoming activities in or around Benton Park West, a Cherokee Neighborhood.
How to Arch Grants
Thursday, March 29 from 6-8 pm, DK Annex, 2727 S. Jefferson
Join the Arch Grants community! The Arch Grants Gathering will feature Arch Grants’ Executive Director, Competition Manager, past Recipients on how to maximize your application for grant funding.This event is for those entrepreneurs who want to learn more about Arch Grants, plan to apply, have a business that is scalable and want clarity on the competition process. Facebook Invite
9th Ward Town Hall Meeting
Thursday, March 29 from 6-8 pm, The Last Days Apostolic Church, 3311 Pennsylvania
We are welcoming the community to hear from our new Public Safety Director, Judge Edwards, and Police Commissioner, Colonel John Hayden, on issues and resolutions surrounding the City of St. Louis and the 9th Ward. Guests also include 3rd District Captain Shawn Dace & Captain Perri Johnson. Facebook Invite
Social Synergy Coffee & Connections
Friday, March 30 from 9-11 am, DK Annex, 2727 S. Jefferson
If you are a new entrepreneur that wants to get plugged into a support network, we want to meet you! If you are a seasoned leader or entrepreneur and want to serve as a mentor for startups, we want to meet you too! Join in on the meet up for coffee and continental breakfast at Social Synergy Coffee and Connections. Facebook Invite
Saturday Morning Kids' Art Class
Saturdays from 10-11:30 am, Messiah Community Center, 2801 Magnolia
In this weekly arts program young people ages 7-13 will learn various art techniques from across the world. Teaching artists from Yeyo Arts Collective will guide students through multiple medias including but not limited to collage, painting and sculpture! Sign up by emailing firstname.lastname@example.orgFacebook Invite
WES Workday with MOWIT - Friends learning about the Trades
Saturday, March 31 from 7 am-4 pm, STL Worker's Education Society, 2929 S. Jefferson
Ever wanted to learn about the building trades? Or just hang out with friends and help take care of your activist home: WES? You’re in luck! At the end of the month you’ll have a chance to do both. Our partners, the Missouri Women in Trades (MOWIT) will be having an all day WES workday. This is a great opportunity to not only support the St. Louis Workers Education Society, but to also learn from a labor-community organization that is building a more prosperous future for women. Facebook Invite
Saturday, March 31 from 10-12 pm, Gravois Park
Benton Park West Neighborhood Association will host its 13th Annual Easter Eggstravaganza! This free event is for children 0-12 years of age and they must be accompanied by an adult. For more details, please visit our Events page or the Facebook Invite.
Harry Potter Trivia Night (Hosted by CDDB Community Charity)
Saturday, March 31 from 7-10 pm, Five Star Senior Center, 2832 Arsenal
Think you know Harry Potter? Gather your friends and have a great time finding out! Winning table receives their entry fee back! $20 per person or $120 per table of 8. Raffle Baskets & 50/50 tickets. Hot dogs, nachos, soda and Butter Beer will be available for purchase! Proceeds go towards helping families in need! Facebook Invite
Gravois Park Trash Pickup and Social Hour
Sundays from 9:30-10:30 am, Gravois Park, 3200 Potomac
Each Sunday, get to know your neighbors and help make YOUR neighborhood park a better place to play! We'll pick up litter in and around the park while talking and getting to know each other.
Easter Egg Hunt at the Orchard on Virginia
Sunday, April 1 from 1-2 pm, The Orchard on Virginia, 3001 Virginia
Neighborhood children can hunt for eggs among the peach and cherry blossoms! Everyone goes home with treats and treasures. We need to know how many children will be coming. Please, RSVP to Susan at email@example.com. Facebook Invite
Tuesdays from 6-7 pm, Thomas Dunn Learning Center, 3113 Gasconade
This is a meet up practicing laughter as a tool to reduce stress. It is without charge and lasts from 6:00 - 7:00 PM on Tuesdays. Visit www.tdunn.org for more info or contact Sonial at firstname.lastname@example.org
9th Ward Democrats Assembly
Thursday, April 5 from 6:30-6:30 pm, Artists Art, 2643 Cherokee
6:30 - Socialize, begin your 9th Ward Democrats membership. 7:00 - Assembly begins• Update on recent Board of Aldermen legislative activity by Dan Guenther, 9th Ward Alderman• Invited: Candidates for House of Representatives, Districts 78, 79, 81; 78th District - Bruce Franks, Jr. (incumbent); 79th District - LaKeysha Bosley, J.P. Johnson; 81st District - Steve Butz, Travis Estes• Al Neal, St. Louis Workers' Education Society. Discussion: Information about August 7th election, 9th Ward Democrats bylaws. Facebook Invite
Garden Clean Up!
Saturday, April 7 from 9 am-12 pm, Pride of Potomac Garden, 3502 Pennsylvania
Garden Clean up at Pennsylvania and Potomac ave 63118. Pulling weeds and fixing beds! Kids must have an adult present. Facebook Invite
Salvation Army Spring Auction
Saturday, April 7 at 6 pm, Salvation Army - Temple Corps, 2740 Arsenal
Doors open at 5 pm for pre-sale and concessions. Live auction begins at 6 pm. Payments must be made at time of purchase; cash or credit card only. Preview pictures will be posted on Facebook the week of the auction. Items include small appliances, speaker systems, kitchen utensils, household supplies, furniture, bedding, electronics, and toys. Facebook Invite
2nd Annual Doggy Easter Egg Hunt
Sunday, April 8 from 12-3 pm, BPW Dog Park, 3300 Nebraska
(DUE TO WEATHER, this event moved to Sunday, April 8) We're teaming up with MaxStar Rescue for our 2nd annual Doggy Easter egg hunt. Open event at the dog park. Hunt will begin at 1 pm and will be a recommended $10 donation to Maxstar Rescue. For more details, please visit our Events page or the Facebook Invite.
Benton Park West Neighborhood Meeting, Thursday, April 19 from 7-8 pm, Five Star Senior Center, 2832 Arsenal
22nd Annual SLACO Regional Conference, Saturday, April 14 from 7:30 am, Forest Park Community College, 5600 Oakland
Rise & Scream, Fundraiser for International Institute, Saturday, April 14 from 5 pm-12 am, 2720, 2720 Cherokee
Spring Alley Clean Up and Our Neighborhood Garden Work Day, Saturday, April 21 from 10 am-???, 2802 Wyoming
As The Porch Review (BPW newsletter) is printed quarterly, we'll post upcoming activities on Thursdays through the "Weekly Porch." If there's an area activity that you'd like to have included, please send your activity details to email@example.com.