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Weekly Porch: Area Activities, November 10-19, 2016

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

Soiree for Strays Gala & Art Auction

Friday, November 11 from 6:30-10:30 pm, The Luminary, 2701 Cherokee

Celebrate Gateway Pet Guardians' accomplishments, volunteers, fosters, supporters and lives saved with this art auction and gala. 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

Join us in beautiful Tower Grove Park for this year's Race for Home event to benefit Peter and Paul Community Services. The race is November 12, 2016. 10K & 5K runs begin at 9:00am, and a 1 mile walk will start at 9:15am. We will be collecting toiletries as donations on race day! 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.

How Do We Organize to Fight Trump and Corporate Politics?

Sunday, November 13 from 2:00-4:00 pm, FOAM, 3359 S Jefferson

Join Us For a Community Discussion and Protest Planning Meeting. How do we build a grassroots wall against threats to escalate mass deportations of immigrants and a clampdown on Muslim communities, among other attacks? How do we fight against the Democratic Party establishment locally and nationally that are incapable of stopping the Right? Facebook Invite

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.

CBBA Lunchtime Happy Hour

Wednesday, November 16 from 11:30-1:00 pm, Spare No Rib, 3701 S Jefferson

Join the Chippewa Broadway Business Association for our last quarterly lunchtime happy hour! Just stop by Spare No Rib for lunch or a drink between 11:30-1pm but be there by 12:15 as we will be doing a business card drawing for some great door prizes, as well as giving an update on 2017 goals and CBBA officers. Marine Villa, Gravois Park, and Dutchtown are great places to live, work, and of course start your own business! Help us spread the word and SHARE with your friends! Facebook Invite

Benton Park West Neighborhood Association Meeting and Potluck

Thursday, November 17 from 6:30-8:00 pm, Five Star Senior Center, 2832 Arsenal

The November neighborhood meeting will be our 4th annual potluck! We'll supply chicken, beverages, plates and utensils. You bring a salad, side dish, or dessert. Remember - we won't hold a December neighborhood meeting. Please visit our Events page or Facebook Invite for details.

Earthbound Beer's Second Birthday

Saturday, November 19 from 7:00-11:00 pm, Empire Hall, 3407 California

We want to celebrate a year full of awards, laughter, beers, excavation and the best beer drinkers in St Louis with a FANTASTIC party. $25 gets you a 6oz commemorative glass and five drink tickets. Additional drink tickets available $3/per or 2 for $5. There will be posters and shirts and shit for sale too. Visit Cherokee Street News for details.


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

  • Black Owned on Black Friday - Pop Up Market, Friday, November 25 from 6:00-10:00 pm, Mesa Home, 2619 Cherokee

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

  • Black Cinema Club, Sunday, December 4 from 3:00-6:00 pm, Blank Space, 2847 Cherokee

  • Christmas Caroling, Sunday, December 18 from 1:45-4:00 pm, Gravois Park, 3200 Potomac


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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