September 20 - 26, 2013
music trivia night/ silent auction for Ronald McDonald House will be Friday, Sept. 20, at Shrewsbury City Center, 5200 Shrewsbury Ave. Doors open at 6 p.m.; trivia at 7 p.m. Tickets: $20, $160 for a table of eight. Tickets may be purchased at the door. For more details, call 965-3030. all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner will be Friday, Sept. 20, 4 to 7 p.m., at the Webster Groves Masonic Temple, 12 E. Lockwood. Cost: $7 for adults, $3.50 for children 12 and under. Carryouts are available. For more details, call 962-4226. Stages St. Louis closes its season with “My Fair Lady,” through Oct. 6 in the Robert Reim Theatre at the Kirkwood Community Center, 111 S. Geyer Road. Tickets: $20-$55. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 821-2407 or visit www.stagesstlouis.org. “cabaret.” The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis (The Rep) continues its musical, “Cabaret,” on the Browning Mainstage of the Loretto-Hilton Center, 130 Edgar Road in Webster Groves, through Oct. 6. Ticket prices start at $16.50 (previews) and $20 (regular performances). To purchase, visit The Rep Box Office inside the Loretto-Hilton Center, call 968-4925, or visit www.repstl.org. Insight Theatre presents Thornton Wilder’s timeless classic, “Our Town,” through Sept. 29, in Nerinx Hall High School’s Heagney Theatre, 530 E. Lockwood Ave. in Webster Groves. Evening shows begin at 8 p.m., Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Tickets range from $30 to $15. For more information, or tickets, call 556-1293 or visit insighttheatrecompany.com. art at the station. The oil and watercolor paintings of Mark Robinson will be on display through Sept. 30 at the Kirkwood Train Station, at Argonne & South Kirkwood Road. Art may be viewed when the station is open for passengers. bingo. St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, 7630 Sutherland in Shrewsbury, holds non-smoking Bingo on the first and third Friday of the month (breaks provided for smokers). Doors open at 4 p.m.; first game at 6:20 p.m. For more details, visit www.stmike.org. Webster University Film Series. “Mister Rogers and Me” (Benjamin Wagner, Christofer Wagner, 2010, U.S., 79 min.) will be shown on Friday, Sept. 20, at 7:30 p.m. “The Birds,” 50th Anniversary - 35MM film print, (Alfred Hitchcock, 1963, U.S., 119 min.) will be shown on Friday, Sept. 20, 9:30 p.m.; and Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 21 and 22, at 7:30 p.m. Screenings will be in the Winifred Moore Auditorium at Webster University, 470 E. Lockwood. Admission: $6, $5 for seniors (60 +), students from other schools and W.U. alumni. For more information, visit www2. webster.edu/filmseries.
Sept. 20 - 26, 2013
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Adventures In Learning for older adults will begin a new session on Friday, Sept. 20, 8:30 a.m. to noon. Classes will continue on Fridays through Nov. 8, at The Shepherd’s Center, 1333 W. Lockwood Ave., Glendale. Come for breakfast at 8:30, classes begin at 9:30, 10:10 and 11:10 a.m. Cost: $56 for the session or pay $8 per Friday. For more information, call 395-0988 or visit www. shepherdscenter-wk.org.
6 p.m., at Glendale Lutheran Church, along with hot dogs and watermelon. Free. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. For more information, call 966-3220.
Food Network’s Sunny Anderson will sign copies of her new book, “Sunny’s Kitchen: Easy Food for Real Life,” on Friday, Sept. 20, 2 to 4 p.m., at Schnucks Des Peres, 12332 Manchester Road. For more information, call 965-3094.
“Word of Grace, Word of Life,” a hymn festival, will be Sunday, Sept. 22, 4 p.m., at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Des Peres, 12345 Manchester Road. For more information, call 822-0447 or visit www. stpaulsdesperes.org.
Shrewsbury’s 100-Year Celebration Parade and Fall Festival will be Saturday, Sept. 21, at Wehner Park, Hazel and Lenox. Parade begins at 10 a.m.; festival opens at 11 a.m. concluding with a fireworks display at 9:15 p.m. For more details, visit www. cityofshrewsbury.com or see page 17A. Old Webster Jazz & Blues Festival will feature music on two stages on Saturday, Sept. 21, noon to 11 p.m., in downtown Webster Groves on Gore and Allen avenues. Also enjoy food, street entertainers and more. For details, visit w w w . oldwebsterjazzfestival.com or see page 16A. Spiritual Jazz Meets Pojazz with Raven Wolf C. Felton Jennings II and Dwight Bitikofer and friends on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., at McCaughen Burr Inc. 117 W. Lockwood. This will be a part of the Old Webster Jazz & Blues Festival. Affton Days Festival/Parade will be held on Sept. 21 at St. Dominic Savio Parish parking lot, 7748 Mackenzie Road. See more details on page 17A. Dog Days Celebration begins with a parade on Sept. 21 at Ken Connor Park in downtown Kirkwood. The event will include pet-related vendors in the Farmer’s Market Greenway and more. For more information, visit www.downtownkirkwood.com Meet Mary Engelbreit, a premier designer and artist, on Saturday, Sept. 21, 10 a.m. to noon, at the Dierbergs in Des Peres, 1080 Lindemann Road. For more information, visit http://dierbergs.com/ About/News/Meet+Mary+Engelbreit.aspx.
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Ed Golterman and Friends will present “Sizzling September” in song on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2 p.m., at the Ozark Theatre, 103 E. Lockwood Ave., Webster Groves. For more information, call 909-7224.
Salisbury Steak Dinner, sponsored by the Kirkwood Star Boosters, will be served Sunday, Sept. 22, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., at the Kirkwood Masonic Temple, 211 N. Harrison Ave. Cost: $9 for adults, $5.50 for children under 10. Carryouts will be available. Join St. Louis Cardinals Pitcher Jason Motte for a Benefit for Friends of Kids with Cancer on Sunday, Sept. 22, 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., at Fizzy’s Soda Fountain and Grill, 29 N. Gore Ave., Webster Groves. Event will include a silent auction and more. Bring a new, unwrapped toy for FOKC and receive a free Fizzy. Donation for a Motte signature: $10 for ages 16 and, $5 for kids 15 and under. Music at the Library will feature Kirk Hanser, guitarist and soloist, on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2 to 3 p.m., at the Kirkwood Public Library, 140 E. Jefferson. For more information, call 821-5770. Metropolitan Orchestra of Saint Louis, conducted by the former long-time director Allen Larson of the Webster University Orchestra, opens its season on Sunday, Sept. 22, 7 p.m., at Union Avenue Christian Church, 733 N. Union Blvd. in St. Louis. For more information, visit www.metro-orch.org.
Dan Martin, artist at the St. Louis PostDispatch, will talk about the “Weatherbird” on Monday, Sept. 23, 1 p.m., at the Monday Club, 37 S. Maple, Webster Groves. For more information, contact Peg Chulick at pegchu@ primary.net or call 882-7448. Disabled Advocates of Southern St. Louis County (DASSLC) will meet Monday, Sept. 23, 7 to 8:30 p.m., at the St. Louis County Library Oak Bend Branch, 842 S. Holmes Ave.
Poetry @ The Point is held the fourth Tuesday of the month, 7:30 p.m., at the Focal Point, 2720 Sutton in Maplewood. Poets reading will be: Summer Qabazard, Jessica Young, Treasure Shields, Kate Dwiggins and Jeff Hamilton. Free. For more information, call 973-0616 or email info@stlouispoetrycenter. org.
Understanding Social Security, a dinner workshop, will be presented by Robert Dixon of Dixon Financial Services on Tuesday, Sept 24, noon, at Webster University. Reservations are required. Call 961-6100.
Bill Bensing, Kirkwood Water director, will give an informational presentation about the Kirkwood Water Department on Sept. 25, 7 p.m., at Kirkwood Public Library, 140 E. Jefferson. Jefferson Township Republican Club will meet Wednesday, Sept. 25, at Glendale City Hall, 424 N. Sappington Road. Speakers will be state Rep. Rick Stream, District 90 who will talk about the legislative session and the Sept. 11 veto session; and Robyn Hamlin, who runs an insurance agency, will speak on Obamacare. For more details, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Songbird will present Singer/Songwriters In The Round on Wednesday, Sept. 25, at Focal Point, 2720 Sutton Blvd. in Maplewood. Doors open 6:45 p.m., show 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $12 in advance, $15 at door. For advance tickets visit songbird-stl.com. For more information, call 482-8994. Kirkwood resident Bob Boyd will present “The Censor’s Dilemma: Keeping Society Safe for Misfits, Dissenters and the Outright Weird” on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 1 p.m., at Kirkwood Public Library, 140 E. Jefferson. Free, public invited, but reservations are appreciated by Monday, Sept. 23, by visiting the library’s Books & Beyond gift shop or by calling 821-5770, ext. 1023.
The Webster Groves High School class of 1948 will hold its 65th high school reunion on Sept. 26 and 27 on Thursday, Sept. 26, 4 to 7 p.m., at C.J. Muggs restaurant at Gore and Lockwood. At 3 p.m., meet at the high school’s north entrance to tour the new building (elevator and handicap entrance). On Friday, Sept. 27, at 11 a.m., a brunch will be at Greenbriar Country Club. For more information, call Carol Forester McSweeney, 965-2385. Bonhomme Township Democrat Club will meet Thursday, Sept. 26, 7 p.m. at the Kirkwood Community Center, 111 S. Geyer Road. Ryan Barker, vice president of Health Policy at the Missouri Foundation for Health, will present “Ready, Set, Enroll!” providing information about Missouri’s new Health Insurance Exchange. For more information, contact Jean Loemker at 984-9580.
upcoming A trivia night to benefit IMPACT for Animals will be held Saturday, Sept. 28, at Kirkwood Community Center, 111 S. Geyer Road. Doors open at 6 p.m., trivia at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20, $160 for a table of eight with prizes, raffles and a silent auction. For reservations, call 735-9394.
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