Below is a list of upcoming activities in or around Benton Park West, a Cherokee Neighborhood.
The Amazing Taco Race on Cherokee Street
Saturday, July 14 at 11 am-1 pm, Cherokee
Do you like solving mysteries, eating delicious tacos, and learning more about Cherokee Street?! Join Friends of Casa de Salud this summer for our first scavenger-hunt style taco tour of South City's acclaimed Cherokee Street! For details and ticket prices, please see the 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.
Bastille Day 2018
Sunday, July 15 from 1-4 pm, Chatillon-DeMenil Mansion, 3355 DeMenil
It's time once again for the annual Chatillon-DeMenil House Foundation Bastille Day Celebration! We will be featuring live dance, reenactments, cash bar, and a food truck for your enjoyment. Come tour the beautiful Mansion and see our new garden additions!Members of the Mansion get in for FREE and general entry is $10. Facebook Invite
Dreamer + Disruptor Live Podcast Launch
Tuesday, July 17 at 6:30-8:30 pm, DK Annex, 2727 S. Jefferson
You are invited to the First Ever Dreamer+Disruptor Live Podcast, hosted by Kristy Jackson and the new DK Coaching Team. We won't reveal this powerful coaching team until the event, so don’t miss it. We want you to be in the room to help us celebrate our new beginnings at DK Solutions, LLC. We've been busy building a new website, scouting out the best coaching team, and creating the new Dreamer+Disruptor podcast that features bold and revealing interviews with change makers and risk takers that are showing us the way in the areas of leadership and entrepreneurship. Refreshments will be served. VIP tickets available for podcast hosts. Facebook Invite
San Loo Night Bike Ride
Tuesday, July 17 at 7-10 pm, San Loo, 3211 Cherokee
Let's get outside and ride some bikes!! We are doing a leisurely night time weekday ride!! We will hit up some cool southside spots- a bar and some cool parks- then head back to San Loo for drinks. Jeff's rides are always the coolest. Bring swim wear or be prepared to strip down for a super secret swim spot! Facebook Invite
9th Ward/20th Ward Candidates Forum
Wednesday, July 18 at 6:30-9 pm, Treffpunkt, 3453 S. Jefferson
Please join us for a forum for the candidates appearing on the August 7th ballot. 6:30 - Doors open; 7:00 - Forum begins. Facebook Invite
Cherokee Station Business Association Meeting
Thursday, July 19 at 5:30-6:30 pm, Nebula, 3407 S. Jefferson
Cherokee Street Business Association Meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 5:30 pm. All business owners, residents, property owners, and anyone with an interest in Cherokee are welcome and encouraged to attend.
Benton Park West Neighborhood Meeting
Thursday, July 19 at 7-8 pm, Five Star Senior Center, 2832 Arsenal
Please join us to hear the neighborhood news and have a chance in interact with your neighbors, 3rd District police, aldermen and NSO. We will review upcoming events and activities. For agenda items and other details, please visit our Events page or the Facebook Invite
Death and Fortune | Product Release Party
Friday, July 20 at 6-10 pm, Golden Gems, 3256 Cherokee
Celebrate the release of the Golden Gems + Andy May collaboration, Death and Fortune on Friday July 20th! Golden Gems and Andy May have come together to release a limited run of pins and patches not for the faint of heart. Get your fortune told, enjoy complimentary libations and small eats, test your luck and spin the wheel of fortune, get a temporary tattoo, and more! Facebook Invite
BPW Litter Clean Up + Social Hour
Saturday, July 21 at 9 am, Our Neighborhood Garden, 2800 Wyoming
Help beautify our neighborhood and meet your neighbors! Each month we will be cleaning up a different area of our neighborhood. These clean up days will be the Saturday's following the BPW neighborhood meeting. Trash bags will be provided from Operation Bright Side. Feel free to bring gloves or anything else as needed. Everyone is welcome for any amount of time. For more details, please visit our Events page.
Teatopia's Story Time
Saturday, July 21 at 10:30-11:30 am, Teatopia, 2606 Cherokee
Teaple, bring the kids and let's all enjoy some great stories, hot tea, and each other's presence. Facebook Invite
Tenth Life Caturday Story Hour
Saturday, July 21 at 11:30-12:30 pm, Tenth Life, 3202 Cherokee
Join the cats at Tenth Life Cat Rescue for our Summer Story Time!We invite children of all ages and their parents/legal guardians to join our bi-weekly summer story time. Get cozy on our couches and rugs while a Tenth Life volunteer or staff member reads a family friendly cat themed story! *We do ask all visitors to sign a visitor waiver and read our storefront rules upon entry. Minors under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. We ask that no more than 2 children are accompanied by 1 adult. This is a free event. Facebook Invite
2nd Annual Fox Park Movie Night featuring the Black Panther, Saturday, July 28 at 7:30 pm, Fox Park
Temporal Cities Blanket Fort Festival, Sunday, July 29 at 3-7 pm, Benton Park
Celebrate and Activate: Gravois Jefferson Plan Adoption, Monday, July 30 at 6-8 pm, Artist Art on Cherokee, 2643 Cherokee
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.