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Weekly Porch: Area Activities, December 5-15, 2019

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

Nebula's Free First Friday

Friday, December 6 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 Rise Coffee House coffee brewed by Botanical Roasters to sustain your productivity. No strings attached, we just want to help you get stuff done! Facebook Invite

Opening Reception: SOuTH CITy

Friday, December 6 at 5-8 pm, Carol Carter Gallery, 3156 Shenandoah

Do you love St. Louis? Do you know South City? Well, come to the exhibition of paintings of my neighborhood!I've lived in SOuTH CITy for over 40 years. SOuTH CITy is rich with imagery. I've created a playful look at the landmarks, architecture, people, pets, and foods that make up this diverse neighborhood! The opening is going to be fun-- come! Facebook Invite

Cherokee Dog Park Christmas Party

Saturday, December 7 at 12-2 pm, Cherokee Dog Park, 3300 Nebraska

This is an open event in the Dog Park. There will be drinks, games, and holiday fun! Facebook Invite

A Nebula + Cherokee Street Pop Up: Give Good Gift

Wednesday, December 11 at 5-7 pm, Nebula, 3407 S. Jefferson

Give your friends + family the best this holiday season by shopping local and picking gifts from some amazing Cherokee Street makers!Join us for a special holiday pop-up shop edition of Nebula's monthly happy hour featuring Nebula members + some Cherokee Street favorites. Facebook Invite

57th Annual Christmas Celebration

Saturday, December 14 at 9 am-12 pm, German Cultural Society, 3652 S. Jefferson

We are excited to invite you to our 57th Weihnachtsfeier, the traditional German Christmas celebration of the German Cultural Society of St. Louis & the German School Assoc. of Greater St. Louis, a non-profit organization offering affordable German language classes for children & adults since 1962. Enjoy performances by Deutschmeister Brass Band, DKV, students and teachers of the German School … und der Weihnachtsmann kommt! Facebook Invite

Holy Cross Lutheran Church Christmas Party

Sunday, December 15 at 9:15-10:15 am, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 2650 Miami

The Holy Cross Christmas Party/Zech Family Goodbye Party will be on December 15th this year, in the church basement. We'll have it in place of bible class, at 9:15 am. Please bring delicious goodies to share and your favorite Advent hymn requests.We will also have a table set out for everyone to display their favorite manger scenes, so please bring one or two along! Facebook Invite


  • Benton Park Holiday Party and Membership Drive, Wednesday, December 18 at 6-10 pm, Yemanja Brasil, 2900 Missouri

  • Cherokee Street CID Meeting, Thursday, December 19 at 5:30-6:30 pm, Artists Arts, 2643 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

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