Weekly Porch: Area Activities, November 29-December 9, 2018

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

Fox Park Neighborhood Association Election Meeting and Community Potluck

Thursday, November 29 at 7-9 pm, Nexcor, 2631 Gravois

Join the Fox Park Neighborhood Association for our last General Membership Meeting of 2018 (no meeting in December). We will hold Elections for the 2019 FPNA Board positions, then table all other business and have our Community Potluck. Bring any libations you desire and a dish to share! Facebook Invite

Print Bazaar on Cherokee

Saturday, December 1 at 10 am-6 pm, Cherokee

The 11th Annual Holiday Print Sale on Cherokee Street is a great way to find one-of-a-kind creations by local artists - no two prints are exactly alike! Print Bazaar on Cherokee provides holiday shoppers with the unique opportunity to complete their shopping lists, support both artists and the local economy and celebrate the singular joy and intimacy of the rigorously handmade. Facebook Invite

St. Frances Cabrini International Dinner

Saturday, December 1 at 5-8 pm, St. Frances Cabrini Academy, 3022 Oregon

Did you know that our 172 students represent over 16 nationalities? Mark your calendar for a celebration and cultural journey through the deliciousness of food!Online tickets are available for purchase now! Admission for children under the age of 3 is free! https://cabriniacademy.salsalabs.org/dinner

St. Louis Krampusnacht Pub Crawl 2018

Saturday, December 1 at 6 pm-12 am, Cherokee

Join our Krampus herd as we stomp down Cherokee Street, terrorizing every bar in our path. The fifth annual St. Louis Krampusnacht Pub Crawl kicks off at 6 p.m. Stops include: Yaquis, B-Side, Whiskey Ring, Fortune Teller Bar and Earthbound Beer.There is no charge to participate in the crawl. Costumes are encouraged but not required. But there will be prizes for the best costumes, so dress up! 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.

in. Open to the public, bring your friends!

Community Clothing Swap

Sunday, December 2 at 1-3 pm, Perennial, 3762 S. Broadway

Perennial's Community Clothing Swap will be hosted at our shop! Each clothing swap is set-up like a department store (all shirts in one spot, all pants in another, etc.). You bring clothes you no longer want (but are still in fine shape) and take home new-to-you items from the swap. Plus, you can enjoy fresh baked Dogtown Pizza cookies and a cold Schlafly beer while you shop! You can pre-purchase ticket through our website or purchase them at the door -- either way is fine! All proceeds benefit Perennial's educational programs. Facebook Invite

WES 2018 Campaign Planning Meeting

Monday, December 3 at 7 pm, St. Louis Workers' Education Society, 2929 S. Jefferson

Join WES leaders for our regularly scheduled planning meetings for our 2018 campaign "Expanding Opportunities for Women in the Trades." These meetings are a good opportunity to get plugged in to meaningful work, get trained on grassroots organizing, or just learn more about WES. All are welcome! Facebook Invite

Tenth Life Cats N' Mats Yoga

Wednesday, December 5 at 6-7 pm, Tenth Life, 3202 Cherokee

This is a completely open-level yoga class. You only need a mat and a love of cats to participate! And we have a couple of mats if you don't have one. Curious kitties will be meandering about whilst we get our stretch on. This class is meant to be fun and nourishing to our bodies and souls while helping Tenth Life give cats the lives they deserve!Tickets are available for just $15 each!* Facebook Invite