EVENTS – ST. LOUIS COUNTY

Aug. 10: Road Rally fundraiser

Soroptimist International of Greater St. Louis, a volunteer organization for business and professional women, is pleased to announce its second annual Road Rally fundraiser and is looking for participants and sponsors. Participants in the Road Rally will leave from Atonement Lutheran Church beginning at 10 a.m. and embark on a journey through Florissant and Hazelwood. The Road Rally will end at an undisclosed location where the fun will continue with lunch, live music provided by Dennis Schilligo and activities for the young and young at heart. The entry fee is $50 per car up to four adults and $10 for each additional adult (kids under 12 free). Each team must have a least two people, a driver and a navigator. This is a family friendly event, no pets or alcohol allowed. Prizes will be awarded to the top three teams. This is not a race. Turn by turn instructions are clear and concise with fun riddles and witty route specific questions between turns. Sponsors are also needed to make this a successful event. Sponsorship levels are Compact $100, Sedan $250, Truck $500 and Luxury $1,000. Complete rules, registration and additional information including sponsorship benefits are available on Soroptimist’s website, Facebook and LinkedIn pages. More information is available via email at info@soroptimiststlouis.com or on their website www.soroptimiststlouis.com.

Aug. 10: Breakfast

Breakfast at 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.

Aug. 10: 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.

Aug. 14: Mammogram van

Siteman Cancer Center, in partnership with Christian Hospital and The Salvation Army’s Pathway to Health program, is offering mammograms to women age 40 and over at The Twillman House at 11840 Bellefontaine Rd. in Spanish Lake. Mammograms are available at no cost to women who qualify. Appointments are necessary and begin at 8:15 a.m. To schedule an appointment, call 314-747-7222 or 800-600-3606 (press option number two).

Aug. 14: 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.

Aug. 15: Fundraiser event

Operation Food Search, a nonprofit hunger relief organization, will hold its third annual Party for Packs from 5:30 to 10 p.m. at OFS’s headquarters located at 1644 Lotsie Blvd.  The cost is $20 in advance and $30 at the door.  OFS’s Friends Board, a diverse group of young professionals vested in feeding the community’s hungry, is presenting the event which features a variety of local food and drink tastings.  There will be a silent auction, as well as raffle tickets available for purchase.  Proceeds from Party for Packs will support Operation Backpack, which provides weekend meals to food-insecure kids throughout the school year.

Aug. 16: Food Truck Knight

Knights of Columbus Duchesne Council #2951 and the city of Florissant will be co-sponsoring a Food Truck Knight on from 5 to 9 p.m. on the lot near the Old St. Ferdinand Shrine located at 50 rue St. Francois.  The trucks will serve until 8 p.m. and there will be life music until 9 p.m.  Proceeds will benefit local nonprofit charities including the TEAM Food Pantry.  Patrons are also encouraged to bring non-perishable food items for collection barrels that will be on site.

Aug. 16: Pork steak dinner

Pork steak 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.

Aug. 17. Peach festival

Calvary United Church of Christ is celebrating 90 years of ministry in the community with an Ole Fashioned Peach Festival from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.  There will be live music, outdoor activities, food and, of course, peaches and ice cream.  Other peach products will be available for sale.  Coordination of event under the direction of Executive Chef Elizabeth Schuster of Tenacious Eats. For questions or directions call 314-429-7464, Tuesday-Thursday from 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.      

Aug. 17-18: Genealogy classes

Genealogy classes take place Aug. 17 and Aug. 18 from 1 to 3 p.m. at #4 Sunnen Dr., Suite 140 in Maplewood. Call 314-647-8547 to register.

Aug. 21: 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.

Aug. 24: Art exhibit

SPARC, a curation of St. Louis based artists showcasing their work in the nature of art as activism, blackness as spirituality, and the global, collective, creative revolution ignited by the movement and Spirit of Ferguson featuring: Artdivo, Brock Seals, Kflakko, Kyla Hawkins, taylorthemirror, Yusef and more. The show will run through Aug. 24.  This event is made possible through the support of Regional Arts Commission of St. Louis and funding from the Incarnate Word Foundation. Regular Hours: Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturdays 12 – 5 p.m.

Aug. 27: Caregivers conference

A Caregivers Conference is being held from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., in the Christian Hospital Atrium at 11133 Dunn Rd., to provide support and resources to those who assist with transportation, shopping, personal needs, meal preparation, housekeeping, paperwork, medication, companionship or safety supervision. The conference is presented by AARP Missouri Real Possibilities, Christian Hospital Auxiliary and Christian Hospital Foundation. Cost is $10 per caregiver and/or attendee and includes registration, lunch and valet parking. A wide variety of resource and information booths will also be at the conference. Registration is required as seating is limited. Register online or learn more about sponsorships or hosting a resource booth at christianhospital.org/caregivers or call 314-653-5162.

Aug. 28: 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.

Aug. 30: Chicken dinner

Chicken 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.

Sept. 14-15: Holistic fair

Internal Spirit Holistic Fair takes place at Machinists‘ District 9 Hall at 12365 St. Charles Rock Rd. in Bridgeton Sept. 14 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sept. 15 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. $5 admission. This is a two day metaphysical/holistic fair with lectures, alternative healers, gems, crystals, jewelry, astrologer, aura and chakra photos, animal communicator, psychic/mediums and more. The first 50 guests each day will receive a gift bag. For more information visit http://www.internalspiritholisticfair.com.

Sept. 20-21:  Table and tailgate sale

At Blessed Savior Lutheran Church at 2615 Shackelford Road in Florissant there will be an indoor table sale and outdoor tailgate sale from 7 a.m. to noon both days.  Suggested donation of $15 per table for table sale and $15 per three adjacent parking spots for tailgate sale (you will have to provide your own tables).  Call the church at 314-831-1300 for more details and to sign-up.

Saturdays: Yoga

Come check out the benefits of yoga at Calvary UCC, at 2501 Hartland Avenue, on Saturday mornings from 10:30-11:30 a.m.  Call Angela at 314-801-8594 for more information.   

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

Every Friday: Our Lady of Fatima #4429 Knights of Columbus Bingo

6:45  p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 1216 Teson Rd. in Hazelwood. For more information call 314.731.9330

Every 3rd Friday of the month: Bingo

2 p.m., Life Care Center of Florissant, 1201 Garden Plaza Dr. For more information, call 314.831.3752.

1st Tuesday of Every Month: Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver  Support Group Meeting

Meeting to be held at Sarah Care of Bridgeton Adult Day Center 11977 St. Charles Rock Road, Suite 121-124, Bridgeton, MO 63044. Join our Support Group for Mutual, Emotional Support and Education. You are not alone. For information, contact Deborah Mabrie at 314-291-5210 or Ferd Fetsch at 314-291-3021 Email: dbland@sarahcare.com   ferdfetsch@sbcglobal.net.