Weekly Porch: Area Activities, May 10-20, 2018
Below is a list of upcoming activities in or around Benton Park West, a Cherokee Neighborhood.
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
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 email@example.com Facebook Invite
Pop-Up Creative Space
Saturday, May 12 at 1-4 pm, Temple Gardens, 2749 Arsenal
On behalf of the Temple House Community in BPW, we invite you to come create art with us! No matter what age or skill level, this is open to everyone. Neighbors can come create, network and ignite a spark in our community. Refreshments offer upon purchase. THEME: Love Letter to the Neighborhood. For further details, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. Hope to see you all there. 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.
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
Cherokee Station Business Association Meeting
Thursday, May 17 at 5:30-6:30 pm, Nebula, 3407 S. Jefferson
CSBA meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 5:30 pm and covers events, updates and information regarding Cherokee Street, Cherokee Station Special Business District and Cherokee Street Development League. All business owners, residents, property owners, and anyone with an interest in Cherokee Street are welcome and encouraged to attend.
What You Need to Know About Identity Theft
Thursday, May 17 at 6:30-7:30 pm, South City Excel Center, 2828 Gravois
Identity theft can be a scary thing. Let’s get equipped together as we discuss being preventive as well as how to identify and resolve any identity theft issues. Additionally, we will discuss the different types of identity theft as well as the services available to combat it.Please RSVP to www.prosperityconnection.org/excel-center/classes-and-events/class-registration/ as seating is limited.
Benton Park West Neighborhood Meeting
Thursday, May 17 at 7 pm, Five Star 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
BPW Litter Clean Up + Social Hour
Saturday, May 19 at 9 am, Love Bank Park, 2855 Cherokee
Help beautify our neighborhood and meet your neighbors! Each month we will be cleaning up a different area of our neighborhood. These clean up days will be the Saturday's following the BPW neighborhood meeting. Trash bags will be provided from Operation Bright Side. Feel free to bring gloves or anything else as needed. Everyone is welcome for any amount of time. For more details, please visit our Events page or the Facebook Invite.
Concert in the Park: Blue City Swing
Sunday, May 20 at 4-7 pm, Benton Park, 3100 S. Jefferson
Sustainable City Living: Bringing It Home, Tuesday, May 22 at 6-8 pm, Brick City Cider, 2000 Washington
Safety Fair Planning Meeting, Wednesday, May 23 at 6:30 pm, Tower Taco, 3147 Cherokee
RVSTL - Metropolis Wine Club, Tuesday, May 29 at 6:30-8:30 pm, DK Annex, 2727 S. Jefferson
Nebula Free First Friday, Friday, June 1 at 10 am-4 pm, Nebula, 3407 S. Jefferson
IndiHop 2018, Saturday, June 2 at 1-7 pm, Cherokee Street
Members Only Yappy Hour and Pool Party, Thursday, June 7 at 6 pm , BPW Dog Park, 3300 Nebraska
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.