Weekly Porch: Area Activities, January 3-13, 2019
Below is a list of upcoming activities in or around Benton Park West, a Cherokee Neighborhood.
Nebula's Free First Friday
Friday, January 4 at 10 am-4 pm, Nebula, 3407 S. Jefferson
Stop by Nebula for the day on Free First Friday! Bring your laptop and enjoy our shared workspaces and free wifi. At 10am, we’ll provide free Gooseberries bagels and coffee from Kaldi's Coffee Roasting Co. to sustain your productivity. No strings attached, we just want to help you get stuff done!Free parking is available across Jefferson (next to Byrd & Barrel). When you arrive, please use the call box at the main Nebula entrance on Jefferson. — dial #01 and someone from Nebula will buzz you in.Open to the public, bring your friends! Facebook Invite
Trumpet Auditions for Sweetie & the Toothaches
Saturday, January 5 at 10 am-4 pm, Casa Loma Ballroom, 3354 Iowa
Sweetie & the Toothaches is looking for a trumpet player to join the family, and be able to call themself a Toothache! Come show your stuff, prove your chops, and gain a spot with Saint Louis's premiere Jump Blues, Blues, and Boogie Woogie performers! Please email email@example.com or Facebook message us to set up your time slot. 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!
Gravois Park Neighborhood Meeting
Tuesday, January 8 at 6-7 pm, 3353 California
Our monthly meetings are a great place to discuss issues important to you and your family, learn about resources and get updates on everything in and around Gravois Park and the 20th Ward but mostly, meet your neighbors. 3353 California (enter at rear of building); Located in the former Jefferson Bank Building.
Tenth Life Cats N' Mats Yoga
Wednesday, January 9 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!* *$10 of every ticket purchased goes directly to Tenth Life. Facebook Invite
Adulting 101: Taking the Leap into Home Ownership
Thursday, January 10 at 6:30-8:30 pm, NexCore, 2631 Gravois
Are you ready to be amazed? During this workshop, we will demystify the #fakenews about home ownership. So you know- It's real, it's possible, it's within reach- Come find out how to achieve the almost forgotten dream of home ownership. The workshop will last around an hour or so, then Q&A then food. You must RSVP to attend. Not to worry, Tickets are free and Food, Beer and Wine will be provided. Note: The only wine that will be leftover are from those who miss this event! Facebook Invite
January Recycling Extravaganza!
Saturday, January 12 at 11 am-2 pm, MOBOT Parking Lots, S. Vandeventer and Shaw
St. Louis- we heard you! In partnership with St. Louis Earth Day and the Missouri Botanical Garden, we are bringing you another recycling event after the holidays. The January Recycling Extravaganza will be held at the MOBOT parking lots on the northwest corner of S. Vandeventer and Shaw Blvd. Facebook Invite
Second Saturdays: Gallery Walk
Saturday, January 12 at 6-10 pm, Cherokee Street
Art walk in the Cherokee Street Arts District second Saturdays of the month from 6-9PM. Participating businesses exhibiting various medias of art. Rotating galleries on Cherokee Street. Facebook Invite
Peter & Paul Community Services Trivia Night
Saturday, January 12 at 6:15-10:15 pm, St. Justin Martyr Church, 11914 Eddie & Park
Trivia Night will feature 10 rounds of general knowledge trivia, dollar games, a raffle, and more!
Cost is $25 per person / $200 per table of 8. VIP tables are also available as full tables only for $250. VIP tables include preferred seating, 2 large 2-topping pizzas, and a personal waiter to get your drinks. Beer, soda, and water are included and guests are welcome to bring their own snacks and beverages as well. Please join us and support a good cause! Tickets: ppcinc.org
"A Raisin in the Sun" Auditions, Wednesday, January 16 at 5:30 pm, Artists Art, 2643 Cherokee
Benton Park West Neighborhood Meeting, Thursday, January 17, Five Star Senior Center, 2832 Arsenal
Board of Aldermen President Debate, Saturday, January 26 at 4 pm, Harris-Stowe University
23rd Annual SLACO Regional Conference 2019, Saturday, February 2 at 8:15 am-5 pm, St. Louis Community College - Forest Park
A special THANK YOU to The Porch sponsors:
Five Star Senior Center
Salvation Army Temple Corps
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.