Weekly Porch: Area Activities, May 3-13, 2018
Below is a list of upcoming activities in or around Benton Park West, a Cherokee Neighborhood.
Opening Reception: History Pauses Here
Friday, May 4 from 5-8 pm, South City Art Supply, 1926 Cherokee
Gary Signor is the artist behind "History Pauses Here," an installation of small works that will be transforming our gallery during the month of May. Join us for the opening reception May 4th, 5pm-8pm with an artist talk at 7pm. On display in our gallery through May 23rd. Facebook Invite
Saturday Morning Kids' Art Class
Saturdays from 10-11:30 am, Messiah Community Center, 2801 Magnolia
In this weekly arts program young people ages 7-13 will learn various art techniques from across the world. Teaching artists from Yeyo Arts Collective will guide students through multiple medias including but not limited to collage, painting and sculpture! Sign up by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org Facebook Invite
Cinco de Mayo 2018: A Cherokee Street Festival
Saturday, May 5 from 11 am-10 pm, Cherokee Street (Jefferson to Nebraska)
An annual tradition, with a long history, Cinco De Mayo: A Cherokee Street Festival has evolved into a celebration of community and one of the largest and most diverse festivals in the St. Louis area. The festival will pack Cherokee Street with people enjoying authentic food, drinks, music, entertainment. We strive to support as many artists as possible through this event, focusing on diverse talent that reflects the attendees and multicultural backgrounds of the artists and residents that are a part of this community. Please visit https://cincodemayostl.com/or the Facebook Invite for more details.
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.
Tuesdays from 6-7 pm, Thomas Dunn Learning Center, 3113 Gasconade
This is a meet up practicing laughter as a tool to reduce stress. It is without charge and lasts from 6:00 - 7:00 PM on Tuesdays. Visit www.tdunn.org for more info or contact Sonial at email@example.com
Benton Park West Board Meeting
Tuesday, May 8 at 6:30 pm, Five Star Senior Center, 2832 Arsenal
Please visit our Events page for details.
Coffee with 9 Strangers
Wednesday, May 9 at 7:30-8:30 am, The Mudd House, 2101 Cherokee
Join YNPN and other young professionals to network with like-minded peers! Share, discuss and learn more about YNPN St. Louis membership and upcoming events and programs; Ways to get involved with professional and leadership development. This event is FREE, but please let us know that you are coming by registering here: www.ynpnstl.org/calendar/ Facebook Invite
Missouri Women in Trades (MOWIT) Open House
Wednesday, May 9 at 4-7 pm, MOWIT, 2929 S. Jefferson
Please come and see our new location. Network and learn about our future plans with MOWIT. Join the fun and meet the Missouri Women in Trades. Refreshments will be served. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org if you are planning to attend. Facebook Invite
Nexcore Game Night with Alderwoman Christine Ingrassia
Friday, May 11 at 6:30-9:30 pm, Nexcore, 2631 Gravois
Join us May 11th for a night of Games, Drinks, and Food! In partnership with Alderwoman Christine Ingrassia and sponsored by Trailnet, Nexcore is excited to host a night of fun and games! Get ready to take a trip down nostalgia boulevard as we break out favorite games such as Sorry, Uno, Battleship, Life, Monopoly, Candyland, etc. The event starts at 6:30 pm and drinks and food will be provided. Facebook Invite
Spring Into the Angel Boutique - Fashion Show & Preview Night
Friday, May 11 at 7-9 pm, Angel Boutique, 2700 Cherokee
Join us on Friday, May 11th for a Fashion Show & Preview Night which will highlight the Spring and Summer fashions of the Angel Boutique Resale Shop. Doors open at 7pm, Fashion Show begins at 7:30pm. Those in attendance will receive an exclusive coupon to use the next day; the store will re-open on Saturday, May 12th at 11am for shopping. Facebook Invite
Benton Park West Neighborhood Meeting, Thursday, May 17 at 7 pm, Five Star Senior Center, 2832 Arsenal
BPW Litter Clean Up + Social Hour, Saturday, May 19 at 9 am, Love Bank Park, 2855 Cherokee
Concert in the Park: Blue City Swing, Sunday, May 20 at 4-7 pm, Benton Park, 3100 S. Jefferson
A special THANK YOU to The Porch sponsors:
Five Star Senior Center
Lafayette Park United Methodist Church
Nader and Sons
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 email@example.com.