Weekly Porch: Area Activities, February 2-11, 2017


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

Free First Friday by Nebula

Friday, February 3 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, Nebula 3407 S. Jefferson

Join us on the first Friday of each month for a day of free co-working. 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

Aerial Show and Tell: First Fridays Series

Friday, February 3 from 7:00-8:00 pm, Bumbershoot Aerial Arts, 2200 Gravois

Aerial Show and Tell is a relaxed and informal one hour free show with a $5 open aerial afterwards for Bumbershoot students. Performers will interactively show excerpts from what they are working on and accept questions and comments from audience on their work. Facebook Invite

Stand B Side Our Water Protectors

Friday, February 3 from 9:00 pm - 1:30 am, B-Side, 2709 Cherokee

Come out to the B-Side for one last event before we send local activists off to Standing Rock. The main aspect of this event is a 50/50 raffle drawing. Raffle tickets will be a dollar a piece and the drawing will be held at the end of the night. There will also be some Standing Rock Inspired Art that will be auctioned. This has been an ongoing donation and supply drive. This will be the final event before all supplies and funds are taken directly to Standing Rock! Facebook Invite

The March for Muslims, Immigrants & Refugees

Saturday, February 4 at 1:00 pm, The Federal Court House, 111 S 10th Street

In response to the Trump Administration's announced Muslim ban, CAIR Missouri is holding a protest in front of the Federal Court House in Downtown St. Louis. We will gather in front of the Federal Court House, hear speeches, rally, and then march to the St. Louis arch. All are encouraged to attend! 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-Jefferson Historic Plan - Public Working Meeting

Saturday, February 11 from 2:00-4:00 pm, Five Star Senior Center, 2832 Arsenal

Do you know your Fair Housing Rights?These laws, in addition to local and state laws, make it illegal to discriminate in housing sales or rentals or in housing lending, advertising, insurance, appraisals and zoning on the basis of certain identities, including Race and Color, National Origin, Familial Status, Disability, Sex, Religion and more.Come to the second working meeting to learn more!Facebook Invite

SAVE-THE-DATES

  • Mass Meeting: We Marched * Now We Resist, Sunday, February 12 from 2:00-4:00 pm, Blank Space, 2847 Cherokee

  • Live Webinar with Dr. Atul Gawande, "Value of Community and Opportunities as We Age," Monday, February 13 from 3:30-5:00 pm, Five Star Senior Center, 2832 Arsenal

  • Cherokee Station Business Association Meeting, Thursday, February 16 at 5:30 pm, Nebula, 3407 S. Jefferson

  • Benton Park West Neighborhood Association Meeting, Thursday, February 16 at 7:00 pm, Five Star Senior Center, 2832 Arsenal

  • Movie Night, Friday, February 17 at 7:00 pm, Curby Memorial Presbyterian Church, 2621 Utah

  • Artist Day of Action, Sunday, February 26 from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, Cherokee

  • Meet the Makers: MANMADES Anniversary Pop-Up Shop, Saturday, March 4 from 3:00-7:00 pm, Westminster Press, 3156 Cherokee

SPONSORS

A special THANK YOU to The Porch sponsors:

Five Star Senior Center

Curby Memorial Presbyterian Church

Lafayette Park United Methodist Church

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 scottwmcintosh@yahoo.com.

Are you a writer? Would you be interested in telling the stories of Benton Park West? We're seeking a writer for the printed quarterly Porch Review. You would have creative control and would put the quarterly addition together with the help of the Board. If you're interested, please contact Scott McIntosh at scottwmcintosh@yahoo.com.

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