Weekly Porch: Area Activities, September 8-17, 2016
Below is a list of upcoming activities in or around Benton Park West, a Cherokee Neighborhood.
SLMPD 3rd District Community Outreach Meeting
Thursday, September 8 at 7:00 pm, Five Star Senior Center, 2832 Arsenal
Stop by and see guest speaker Lt. Mike Mueller, Special Operations Unit. Nextdoor Invite
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
Southside Happy Hour
Friday, September 9 from 5:00-9:00 pm, Five Star Senior Center, 2832 Arsenal
Come on out to our 2nd annual Southside Happy Hour featuring pizza from South City and music by Oliver Johnson! Your support of this event keeps seniors in St. Louis active and feed. Invite all your friends and family for this awesome event! Facebook Invite
South Grand Pokemon Go Night
Saturday, September 10 from 6:00-9:00 pm, S. Grand
South Grand will be hosting a Pokemon Night out with Friends and Family! South Grand businesses will be offering specials. Facebook Invite
Gondo Poetry 38: Greg Hewett and Simone White
Saturday, September 10 from 7:00-10:00 pm, Fort Gondo Compound for the Arts, 3151 Cherokee
The gondo poetry series is pleased to present its 38th reading, featuring poets GREG HEWETT & SIMONE WHITE. To learn more about the poets, please visit 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.
Mondays, Curby Memorial Presbyterian Church, 2621 Utah
Curby Church will host Zumba classes on Mondays at 6:00 pm for $3-5.00 a session. For more info 314-771-0242.
Greater Gravois Park Neighborhood Meeting
Monday, September 12 at 6:00 pm, 3453 S. Jefferson
Please send any agenda items to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gravois Park Neighborhood Association Meeting
Tuesday, September 13 at 6:00 pm, 3353 California (former Jefferson Bank Bldg)
Come out and meet your neighbors, get involved and be informed. Our monthly meetings are a great place to discuss issues important to you and your family, learn about resources and get updates on everything in and around Gravois Park and the 20th Ward.
Puppy Pool Party
Wednesdays at 5:00 pm, Benton Park West Dog Park, 3300 Nebraska
Each Wednesday through Labor Day (weather permitting), we'll host a pool party for the pups! Let your dog cool off while you socialize with the other members. Please visit our Dog Park page of the Facebook group for more info on the park or the pool party. Questions? Contact Dog Park Chair, Chris Schmidt at 314-452-1931 or at email@example.com.
Cherokee Station Business Association Meeting
Thursday, September 15 from 5:30-6:30 pm, Nebula, 3407 S. Jefferson
All business owners, residents, property owners, and anyone with an interest in Cherokee are welcome and encouraged to attend. Facebook Invite
Benton Park West Neighborhood Association Meeting
Thursday, September 15 at 7:00 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. All residents, business men and women, developers, landlords and other friends are welcome. Visit our Events page for more details or our Facebook Invite.
South Grand Fall Fest
Saturday, September 17 from 10:00 am-10:00 pm, S. Grand
Come celebrate what makes South Grand and its surrounding communities unique; enjoy offerings from local artists, crafters, musicians and dancers; and explore new-to-you and favorite South Grand restaurants, services and shops! Facebook Invite
BPW at Murmurations Event, September 23-25
Fall FLEA Market, Sunday, September 25 from 11:00-3:00 pm, Cherokee
A special THANK YOU to The Porch sponsors:
Five Star Senior Center
Curby Memorial Presbyterian Church
Lafayette Park United Methodist Church
Auto Bargain Center - Used Cars and Trucks
Nadar's and Sons
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.