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Weekly Porch: Area Activities, November 3-12, 2016

Below is a list of upcoming activities in or around Benton Park West, a Cherokee Neighborhood.

9th Ward Assembly #2

Thursday, November 3 from 6:00-8:00 pm Blank Space, 2847 Cherokee

Please join us for our second 9th Ward Assembly. We will again discuss the Amendments and Propositions on the ballot for Election Day, Tuesday, November 8. Following discussion, we will vote as a group to endorse a 'yes' or 'no' vote for each Amendment and Proposition. Invited will be speakers for and/or against some of the Amendments. Facebook Invite

Free First Friday @ Nebula

Friday, November 4 from 10:00-4:00 pm, Nebula, 3407 S Jefferson

Join us on the first Friday of each month for a day of free co-working from 10 am-4 pm. Home to dozens of small businesses, non profits, and entrepreneurs- Nebula is the perfect place to collaborate, run your business, and get things done. Facebook Invite

Cherokee Street Jazz Crawl

Saturday, November 5 from 12:30-7:00 pm, Cherokee

The Jazz Crawl returns to Cherokee Street in all of its delectable jazz glory. Satisfy your want for exceptional local music, quench your thirst for tastey drinks, swing from place to place to enjoy local eats and cheerful company! We're also excited to bring back Community Dance Day as part of the Crawl to provide free, public dance instruction in swing, hip hop, and other dance styles. There is no cost to attend the Jazz Crawl--instead throw your dollars into musicians' tip jars, and spend at the businesses who make this event possible. Facebook Invite

Highway Clean Up with the Village People

Sunday, November 6 at 9:00 am, highway 55 overpass on Gasconade

Meet under the highway 55 overpass on Gasconade. we will be picking up trash along the 55 South off ramp and 55 North on ramp. Bring gloves we are picking up trash! 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.

Zumba Classes

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.

Gravois Park Neighborhood Meeting

Tuesday, November 8 at 6:00 pm, 3353 California

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. *Located in the former Jefferson Bank Building. Facebook Invite

Gondo Poetry 40: Dana Levin & Monica Youn

Friday, November 11 from 7:00-10:00 pm, Fort Gondo Compound for the Arts

Please join us for the gondo poetry series' 40th reading featuring:Dana Levin and Monica Youn. Facebook Invite


  • Peter & Paul's Race for Home (5K & 10K run), Saturday, November 12 from 8:00-11:00 am, Tower Grove Park

  • Earthbound Beer's Second Birthday, Saturday, November 18 from 7:00-11:00 pm, Empire Hall, 3407 California

  • Cherokee Street Thanksgiving, Tuesday, November 22 from 6:00 am - 11:00 pm, Bomb Door, Texas at Cherokee

  • Print Bazaar on Cherokee, Saturday, December 3 from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm


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

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