Weekly Porch: Area Activities, January 17-27, 2019
Below is a list of upcoming activities in or around Benton Park West, a Cherokee Neighborhood.
Cherokee Street CID Public Meeting
Thursday, January 17 at 5:30-6:30 pm at Artist Art, 2643 Cherokee
Cherokee Street CID (formerly Cherokee Street Business Association) Public 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 Meeting
Thursday, January 17, 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.
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!
NexCore Presents: Free Coworking Week
Monday, January 21-25 from 8 am -5 pm, NexCore, 2631 Gravois
You might have heard about coworking and now is your chance to try it for free, on us at NexCore! Try something new in 2019. We have space for just 30 so register now and enjoy the experience of a collaborative working environment where you get to engage with others just as much as you want, or you can find a quiet nook and work by yourself. Come for an hour or come for a day. We just want you to try the space. Eventbrite.com
Tower Grove East Neighborhood Meeting
Tuesday, January 22 at 7-8 pm, Stray Dog Theatre, 2336 Tennessee
Come get to know your neighbors, get updates from community members and elected officials, and get involved!THIS MONTH! We're taking donations in the form of gloves, socks, hats, underwear and coats for the children of Shenandoah elementary. Bring something along if you're able! Facebook Invite
Money in the Bank
Thursday, January 24 at 6:30-8 pm, South City Excel Center, 2828 Gravois
In this open conversation, participants will discuss the overall cost of being unbanked, understand how to avoid fees from financial institutions and overcome fears and concerns related to applying for an account. Facebook Invite To register, please visit https://prosperityconnection.org/excel-center/old-classes-and-events-page/class-registration/
Open Heart Discussion: Why Do Relationships Fail?
Friday, January 25 at 8-11 pm, Way Out Club, 2525 S. Jefferson
Open Heart Discussion: Why Do Relationships Fail ? Is it communication, lack of understanding, or lack of trying. Come and heat everybody’s perspective at the Open Heart Discussion. Good vibes, live music, food and great conversation! Must bring AN OPEN HEART. Free event. Eventbrite.com
Board of Aldermen President Debate
Saturday, January 26 at 4 pm, Harris-Stowe University, 3026 Laclede
The President of the Board of Alderman plays a critical role in city government. The BOA President is the second most powerful position in the city and helps to determine when and how the city's dollars are spent. For that reason, it is important to convene a space for candidates to respond to real questions from their potential constituents. Submit your questions and register here: http://bit.ly/BOAPresRSVP
St. Francis de Sales Annual Chili Cook-Off
Sunday, January 27 at 10 am-1 pm, St. Francis de Sales, 2653 Ohio
We will host a family friendly Chili Cook-Off in the church hall after the 10:00am Mass. Hot chili, cool prizes and good conversation... what better way to face the chill of winter than to spend time with your friends at the Oratory! As in the years before, Chili with all the toppings, hotdogs, drinks and dessert will be available. Thanks to the generosity of the John and Michelle Holland family, keepsake ceramic chili mugs will be again given with chili orders. Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 winners of the chili cook-off! Facebook invite
New Year, New Yogi
Sunday, January 27 at 2-3:30 pm, Brick City Yoga, 2758 Wyoming
Benton Park West has a new yoga studio. This workshop is for new yogis wanting to learn the fundamentals of theory, breath/meditation and poses that make up the big picture of yoga. For more details and session fees, please visit the Facebook Invite
23rd Annual SLACO Regional Conference 2019, Saturday, February 2 at 8:15 am-5 pm, St. Louis Community College - Forest Park
Kitty Fest, Saturday, February 2 at 3 pm, St. Louis Workers' Education Society, 2929 S. Jefferson
Second Saturdays: Gallery Walk, Saturday, February 9 at 6 pm, Cherokee
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.