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EVENTS – ST. LOUIS COUNTY

Nov. 10: Country fried steak or meatloaf dinner
Country fried steak or meatloaf dinner at Florissant Valley VFW Post 4105, located at 410 St. Francois, from 4 to 7 p.m. All profits go to support veterans. For more information call 314-831-6121.

Nov. 11: Breakfast
Breakfast Florissant Valley VFW Post 4105, located at 410 St. Francois, from 8 to 10 a.m. All profits go to support veterans. For more information call 314-831-6121.

Nov. 11: Flea market
Flea market at Florissant Valley VFW Post 4105, located at 410 St. Francois, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. All profits go to support veterans. For more information call 314-831-6121.

Nov. 12:  Veterans Day parade/hot dogs and hamburgers
Veterans Day parade/hot dogs and hamburgers at the Florissant Valley VFW Post 4105, located at 410 St. Francois, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. All profits go to support veterans. For more information call 314-831-6121.

Nov. 15: Karaoke
Karaoke at Florissant Valley VFW Post 4105, located at 410 St. Francois, from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. All profits go to support veterans. For more information call 314-831-6121.

Nov. 17: Pasta night
Pasta night at Florissant Valley VFW Post 4105, located at 410 St. Francois, from 4 to 7 p.m. All profits go to support veterans. For more information call 314-831-6121.

Nov. 17: Dinner party
At An Evening In Paris the outstanding performers Scott & Karl will sing all your favorites and a dinner of chicken Francaise, French potato gratin, seasoned green beans, salad, French bread and chocolate eclairs will be served from 5 – 9 p.m. (dinner served at 5:30 p.m.) at the James J. Eagan Community Center.  Light snacks will be provided and beer, wine and soda will be available for purchase. Cost for residents is $12 and for non-residents is $15 and includes admission, dinner and light snacks. Tickets are on sale through Nov. 13 to residents and non-residents in the Senior Office in Florissant City Hall.  There will be no ticket sales at the door.  Call the Senior Office, 314-839-7605, for more information.

Nov. 17-18: Hunger relief fundraiser

Operation Food Search (OFS), a nonprofit hunger relief organization, will host its 19th annual Empty Bowls fundraiser in the Center Court of Plaza Frontenac located at 1701 S. Lindbergh Blvd. in Frontenac.  The event will be held Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Nov. 18 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  All proceeds from the sales of these handcrafted pottery items will benefit OFS’ hunger relief efforts. Many local artists and studios have created bowls and other art items for sale at the Empty Bowls event including Bob Allen, Marianne Baer, and Bridget McDermott Flood.  Participating St. Louis students and faculty include Chaminade College Preparatory School, Christian Brothers College High School, Parkway West High School, St. Joseph’s Academy, St. Louis Community College – Meramec, and Whitfield School. For more information, call 314-726-5355 or visit http://www.OperationFoodSearch.org.

Nov. 22:  Karaoke
Karaoke at Florissant Valley VFW Post 4105, located at 410 St. Francois, from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. All profits go to support veterans. For more information call 314-831-6121.

Nov. 23: Thanksgiving dinner
The St. Ferdinand Thanksgiving Dinner continues a long tradition of a free dinner to all in the community on Thanksgiving Day. The dinner will be at St. Ferdinand Catholic Church at 1765 Charbonier Road in Florissant. In-house dining service is from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. Take out service is available from 11:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. This effort is made possible through the work of nine area churches who come together in an ecumenical spirit to plan the event. The area churches represented on the planning committee include: Halls Ferry Christian Church, Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, Olivet Missionary Baptist Church, St. Angela Merici, St. Martin de Porres, St. Norbert, St. Rose Philippine Duchesne, St. Sabina and our host church, St. Ferdinand. The dinner is served by volunteers from across the area. To volunteer: go to  www.stferdinandstl.org and click on the “turkey dinner” button for more information and to sign-up on-line. The dinner is free to all but it is dependent on the generous support of individuals and area businesses who donate the necessary funds to purchase the food served. To make a donation:  please mail a check to The St. Ferdinand Thanksgiving Dinner, St. Ferdinand Catholic Church, 1765 Charbonier Road, Florissant, MO 63031.

Nov. 24:  Pot luck dinner
Pot luck dinner at Florissant Valley VFW Post 4105, located at 410 St. Francois, from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. All profits go to support veterans. For more information call 314-831-6121.

Nov. 29: Karaoke
Karaoke at Florissant Valley VFW Post 4105, located at 410 St. Francois, from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. All profits go to support veterans. For more information call 314-831-6121.

RECURRING EVENTS

Saturdays: Free walk-in clinic

Salam Clinic at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ at 1425 Stein Road at West Florissant in Ferguson is a free walk-in clinic open Saturdays from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. The clinic is jointly sponsored by the Muslim Community of St. Louis (MCSL) and St. Peter’s United Church of Christ to provide basic adult medical screening, treatment and referrals free of charge for the uninsured. For more information or if you would be interested in volunteering, please call 314-521-5694 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday – Friday or visit www.stpeterschurch.org.