Weekly Porch: Area Activities, April 20-29, 2017
Below is a list of upcoming activities in or around Benton Park West, a Cherokee Neighborhood.
Cherokee Station Business Association (CSBA) Meeting
Thursday, April 20 at 5:30 pm, Nebula, 3407 S. Jefferson
Cherokee Station Business Association Meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 5:30 pm. All business owners, residents, property owners, and anyone with an interest in Cherokee are welcome and encouraged to attend.
Benton Park West Neighborhood Association (BPWNA) Meeting
Thursday, April 20 at 7:00 pm, Five Start 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. For agenda items and other details, please visit our Events page or the Facebook Invite
A Rare Evening with Theresa Disney
Friday, April 21 from 4:00-8:00 pm, Panorama Folk Art and Antiques, 1925 Cherokee
Folk Artist Theresa Disney, a native of St. Louis, has gained national recognition in the field of Folk and Outsider Art with her soulful renditions of everything from beloved pets, fantastic florals, quirky characters, and so much more! Panorama Folk Art and Antiques, St. Louis’ source for Folk Art, Outsider Art, and Antiques with an edge, have been given this opportunity to offer up a selection of brand new works from this sought-after folk artist. Facebook Invite
“The Other Girls,” featuring the work of Faring Purth in collaboration with Raven Fox
Friday, April 21 from 6:00-11:00 pm, 3401 S. Jefferson
“Prime” will be lit up with different colors and adorned with projected photos, as part of a pop-up exhibition. Read more on the St. Louis Public Radio article here.
BPW Spring Alley Clean Up
Saturday, April 22 - Your Alley!
Time for our semi-annual alley clean up. We'll pick up trash, leaves, and any other debris to make our alleys safe to drive and use. Get to know your neighbors or catch up with old friends while we improve our neighborhood. If you're organizing a group, let us know and BPWNA will provide bottled water and donuts for the volunteers. *If it rains Saturday, consider rescheduling to the following weekend. Contact email@example.com for more information or visit our Events page.
Earth to Cherokee
Saturday, April 22 from 12:00-5:00 pm, STL-Style, 3159 Cherokee
Fun and urban environmentalism collide at the corner of Cherokee & Compton for a neighborhood festival to promote earth-friendly practices and community-building. Join your friends and neighbors for an afternoon of live entertainment, food trucks and family-friendly activities focused on helping keep our city clean, green and healthy! This event is FREE and all ages are welcome. 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.
Cherokee-Lemp History Walk
Sunday, April 23 from 11:00-4:00 pm, Antique Row - Cherokee
Join us for the 2017 Cherokee-Lemp History Walk! This is a neighborhood street fair, great for the whole family! Attractions include (but are not limited to):• Free trolley rides including tours by local historian Nini Harris• Live music• Book signings by local authors• Free tours at the Lemp & Chattilon-DeMenil Mansions• A strolling retro fashion show with antique outfits!• Beer Garden• & more!! Facebook Invite
Wurstmarkt: German Sausage Dinner
Sunday, April 23 from 12:00-3:00 pm, German Cultural Society Hall, 3652 S Jefferson
Admission is free! Live German music and dance performances. Food is for purchase; dine in or carry out. Facebook Invite
Dinner with Strangers
Sunday, April 23 from 5:00-8:00 pm, DK Annex, 2727 S. Jefferson
We are hosting our 3rd Dinner with Strangers for Start Up's, leaders, entrepreneurs, and any one interested in expanding their reach. This is casual dinner with Power Entrepreneurs and Leaders where you get to hear real life experiences and insight, inspiration and strategy for next level success. The only CATCH is that you won't know who is who until.... after dinner. Facebook Invite