Weekly Porch: Area Activities, May 26-June 4, 2016
Photo: Shameless Grounds patio
Below is a list of upcoming activities in or around Benton Park West, a Cherokee Neighborhood.
Cherokee Neighborhoods Happy Hour
Thursday, May 26 from 4:30-7:00 pm, Shameless Grounds, 1901 Withnell
Food and Drink specials throughout the evening. Come taste through the menu of delicious food, craft beer, and dessert! Hang out with us on the beautiful patio and outdoor space so we can mingle and enjoy our neighbors! Facebook Invite
20th Ward Neighborhood Assembly III
Thursday, May 26 from 6:30-8:30 pm, Peace Tabernacle Church, 3514 Oregon
20th Ward Residents, your neighborhood is about to embark on a process that will allow you to help decide how to spend $100,000, in city funds, for neighborhood improvements. Participatory Budgeting is a process that allows neighbors to come together and help make decisions on how tax money is allocated in a specific area. Through brainstorm sessions and voting, residents get to choose how money is spent. Attend a meeting so you can help decide how the money should be spent!
Happy Thyme: A Garden Club for Seniors
Fridays from 10:00-12:00 pm, Salvation Army, 2747 Arsenal
The Happy Thyme Garden Club is open to all seniors interested in gardening, whether you're a certified green thumb or looking for a place to learn something new. We'll meet at Temple Gardens, located across from the Salvation Army on Fridays at 10 am. Questions? Call Sara Johnson at 314.606.7794
St. Louis Swap Meet
Sunday, May 29 from 9:00-3:00 pm, Lemp at Cherokee
Join us for our regular Swap Meet with a special brunch dance session to get your booty shaking! Facebook Invite
Gravois Park Trash Pickup and Social Hour
Sunday, May 29 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.
Roosevelt High School Football Breakfast Fundraiser
Sunday, May 29 from 12:00-7:00 pm, Riley's Irish Pub, 3458 Arsenal
Brats, hot dogs, sides, raffle items and the bar will be open. Eat in, get food to go, or party on Riley’s patio! For details: http://goo.gl/ek86Wj
Compton Heights Memorial Day Concert
Monday, May 30 at 3:00 pm, Tower Grove Park, Music Stand
The The Compton Heights Concert Band of St. Louis will perform a free concert on Memorial Day at 3:00 p.m. at the Music Stand in Tower Grove Park. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the fun! Facebook Invite
Mondays, Curby Memorial Presbyterian Church, 2621 Utah
Curby Church will host Zumba classes on Mondays at 6:00 pm for $5.00 a session. For more info 314-771-0242.
Aeron Bergman and Alejandra Salinas + Alexandria Eregbu Opening Reception
Friday, June 3 from 7:00-10:00 pm, The Luminary, 2701 Cherokee
Join us for the opening of our summer exhibitions, OPW? POW! an exhibition by Aeron Bergman and Alejandra Salinas in the main gallery and The Shadow on the Ground — a solo exhibition featuring new work from Alexandria Eregbu in the entry gallery. Facebook Invite
Our Neighborhood Garden Work Day
Saturday, June 4 at 9:00 am, 2802 Wyoming
The first Saturday of each month is the flower garden work day. We'll weed, water, trim, and mulch. Please be sure to bring your own gloves and tools. Visit our Events page or Gardens Page for details.
Green Homes Festival
Saturday, June 4 from 9:00-4:00 pm, Missouri Botanical Garden
Help your family live green! Join us for a hands-on, day-long festival of learning, playing, and engaging with people of all ages and backgrounds with an interest in sustainable, healthy lifestyles. Click here for more details.
First Swim - Marquette Pool
Saturday, June 4 at 12:00 pm, Marquette Pool, 4025 Minnesota
Re-open the biggest FREE public pool with a HUGE neighborhood party. Music Lineup by Cherokee Street Reach: Hallod SoundBlack Body HeatErykah JohnsonCelia Shackattack. Hosted by: South Side 4 - Ever, Cherokee Street Reach, St. Louis Health Department, and St. Alexius Hospital. **Free food and health screenings** Facebook Invite
Angel Boutique Resale Shop - Grand Re-Opening
Saturday, June 4, Time TBD, Angel Boutique Resale Shop, 2700 Cherokee
The store will be closed until June 4th for important renovations to accommodate an increase of inventory. We're hosting a Grand Re-opening Celebration on June 4th to reveal our new look, new sales, and fantastic items. More details to come.. stay tuned!
Meet EnergyCare BBQ, Sunday, June 5 from 2:00-4:00 pm, 2758 Wyoming
Southeast Saint Louis City Yard Sale, Saturday, June 11, Various times and locations
Benton Park's 150th Birthday Bash! Saturday, June 25 from 11:00-9:30 pm, Benton Park, 3100 S. Jefferson
Pics in the Park, Sunday, June 26 from 10:00-2:00 pm, Benton Park West Dog Park, 3300 Nebraska
A special THANK YOU to The Porch sponsors:
Buddha Body and Bath
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.