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Weekly Porch: Area Activities, June 6-16, 2019

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

Nebula's Free First Friday

Friday, June 7 at 10 am - 4 pm, Nebula, 3407 S. Jefferson

Need a change of scenery from your usual workspace or coffee shop?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 RISE Coffee House to sustain your productivity. No strings attached, we just want to help you get stuff done! Facebook Invite

St. Francis de Sales Oratory Volunteer Workday: Church + Grounds Cleaning

Saturday, June 8 at 9 am-12:30 pm, St. Francis de Sales, 2653 Ohio

We are looking for volunteers to assist the cleaning of our church and the beautification of the campus grounds for our visitors! Feel free to arrive whenever you are able and leave whenever you need to! In gratitude for volunteer efforts, after cleaning there will be a delicious pizza lunch for all volunteers!! Facebook Invite

Benton Park Historic Neighborhood Tour

Saturday, June 8 at 2-5 pm, Benton Park Pavillion

St. Louis History and Architecture is hosting a historic walking tour of the Benton Park neighborhood. The tour will showcase the historic architecture of the neighborhood, dating from 1848 through the 1920s. Tickets are $15, and include a 2 hour tour which spans the whole neighborhood. Remember: you must have a valid ticket from eventbrite to go on the tour. The name under which the purchase was made is available on the ticket, and attendees will be checked in beginning at 1:45. Eventbrite

Second Saturdays Gallery Walk

Saturday, June 8 at 6-10 pm, Cherokee

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

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 Association Meeting

Tuesday, June 11 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. Our meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:00PM. Location: 3353 California (enter at rear of building)*Located in the former Jefferson Bank Building. Bring an idea and neighbor or two! Facebook Invite


  • Cherokee Street CID Meeting, Thursday, June 20 at 5:30 pm, Artist Arts, Cherokee

  • Benton Park West Neighborhood Meeting, Thursday, June 20 at 7-8 pm, Five Star Senior Center, 2832 Arsenal

  • Back to School Planning Meeting 5, Thursday, June 27 at 6:30-8 pm, Last Days Apostolic Church, 3311 Pennsylvania

  • Tower Grove Pride, Saturday, June 29 at 11:30 am-7 pm, Tower Grove Park


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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