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Weekly Porch: Area Activities, July 25-August 4, 2019

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

Back to School Prep Night

Thursday, July 25 at 6:30-8:30 pm, Last Days Apostolic Church, 3311 Pennsylvania

Volunteers are needed to stage the donated items and set them up for to assemble backpacks the following Saturday. Please click the SignUpGenius to volunteer.

Back to School Backpack Assembly Work Day

Saturday, July 27 at 10 am-3 pm, Last Days Apostolic Church, 3311 Pennsylvania

Assemble backpacks - we'll place items into the backpacks in preparation for the Back to School event. Please click the SignUpGenius to volunteer.

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!

Fundraiser Happy Hour for MTUG

Tuesday, July 30 at 5-10 pm, Earthbound Beer, 2724 Cherokee

Oh hell yes it's a fundraiser happy hour for Metro Trans Umbrella Group! A dollar from every pint goes to support MTUG! Get out here and support local trans activism and advocacy! Facebook Invite

Community Carnival Party

Thursday, August 1 at 3-5 pm, Salvation Army - Temple Corps, 2740 Arsenal

Come and join us for free games, snacks, and fun! There will be dunk tanks, games, prizes, face painting, snacks, balloon animals, and great time!Also, enter for a chance to win a new bike (winner needs to be present to accept the prize). Facebook Invite

Nebula's Free First Friday

Friday, August 2 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! 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

Cherokee Street Reach Block Party

Saturday, August 3 at 11 am-4 pm, Fellowship STL, S. Jefferson

Join us for our 5th annual block party which will conclude the Cherokee Street Reach Wellness Camp that takes place from July 29th through August 2nd. This block party is free for all ages. There will be art workshops, live DJ's, and Free food for all. Facebook Invite

Gravois Park Alley Clean Up

Sunday, August 4 at 1:30-4:30 pm, 3353 California

We are having an Alley Clean up with a local church group. Come out and help! Facebook Invite


  • Cats N' Mats Yoga, Wednesday, August 7 at 6-7pm, Tenth Life, 3202 Cherokee

  • Movie Night: Detective Pikachu, Saturday, August 10 at 5-7 pm, Salvation Army - Temple Corps, 2740 Arsenal

  • Second Saturday Gallery Walk, Saturday, August 10 at 6-10 pm, Cherokee

  • Opening Reception for the Rita Ford Community Center, Tuesday, August 13 at 6-7:30 pm 3353 California

  • First Day of School - Welcome Back event, Tuesday, August 13 at 7:30-9 am, Fanning Middle School, 3417 Grace

  • BPWNA Board Meeting, Tuesday, August 13 at 6:30 pm, Five Star Senior Center, 2832 Arsenal

  • Cherokee Street CID Meeting, Thursday, August 15 at 5:30 pm, Artist Art, 2643 Cherokee

  • Benton Park West Neighborhood Meeting, Thursday, August 15 at 7-8 pm, Five Star Senior Center, 2832 Arsenal

  • BPW Litter Clean Up + Social Hour, Saturday, August 17 at 9-10 am, Love Bank Park, Cherokee

  • Cherokee Cleanup, Sunday, August 25 at 11 am, Love Bank Park, Cherokee


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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