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Weekly Porch: Area Activities, April 18-28, 2019

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

Cherokee Street CID Meeting

Thursday, April 18 at 5:30-6:30 pm, 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, April 18 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.

Grand Opening Party: Arch Nemesis Tattoo & Piercing Shop

Saturday, April 20 at 12 pm and 9 pm, Arch Nemesis Tattoo & Piercing Shop, 2909 S. Jefferson

We are so excited to share in a day of fun and flash. The flash event starts at noon and is followed up with our after party @9ish. All are welcome and let’s enjoy a day of tattoos, good food and drinks from our favorite local spots. We love you St. Louis and we thank you for supporting us. 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!

Marine Villa Neighborhood Meeting

Monday, April 22 at 7-8 pm, Irish Corner Pub, 1900 Cherokee

Please join us for our March MVNA general assembly meeting at The Irish Corner Pub. Join in the community engagement with your Marine Villa neighbors and learn about ways to get involved. Facebook Invite

Home Buying Information Session Thursday, April 25 at 6:30-8 pm, Prosperity Connection, 2828 Gravois

Attend a FREE Home Buying Workshop to learn: 1. How to achieve affordable and successful home ownership! 2. Down Payment Assistance Programs that are available 3. How to get a FREE credit analysis 4. What documentation you need to be approved for a loan

Fox Park Neighborhood Association Meeting

Thursday, April 25 at 7-9 pm, NexCore, 2631 Gravois

Come join your neighbors for our monthly meeting. Everyone is welcome! Feel free to bring drinks and snacks. Fox Park T-shirts, koozies, and stickers will be available for purchase. After the meeting we will mix and mingle. Facebook Invite

Jumping for Joy Easter Social

Saturday, April 27 at 4:30-9 pm, St. Francis de Sales Oratory, 2653 Ohio

This family friendly event is open to people of all ages and is a perfect opportunity to socialize with your fellow Catholics and celebrate the joy of Easter. There will be time for socializing, enjoying a potluck dinner, and family friendly activities such as English Country dancing and swing dancing later in the evening. Facebook Invite

Tenth Life Kitten Shower

Sunday, April 28 at 12-2 pm, Tenth Life, 3202 Cherokee

Join us for cake and collections to learn about the kitten foster program, suggest kitten names, hear tips on caring for new kittens, and meet other kitten enthusiasts! Please note that the Kitten Shower is not an adoption event. Wish List: We hope to see you there! Facebook Invite


  • Give Day STL - Benton Park West, May 1

  • Cherokee Street's Cinco de May, Saturday, May 4 at 10 am - 11 pm, Cherokee

  • Gravois Park Neighborhood Meeting, Tuesday, May 14 at 6 pm, 3353 Cherokee

  • Cherokee Street CID Meeting, Thursday, May 16 at 5:30 pm, Artist Arts, 2643 Cherokee

  • Benton Park West Neighborhood Meeting, Thursday, May 16 at 7-8 pm, Five Star Senior Center, 2832 Arsenal


A special THANK YOU to The Porch sponsors:

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

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