Out and About in the Community

Below are some events that are happening around our community that may be of interest. If you have something that you would like added to our list please contact Jessica at 314-664-9700 or jessica.gerth@sajeseniorministry.org

St Lucas United Church of Christ  


  Pantry Low? Need a Warm Meal? First Responder? 

St. Lucas UCC invites you to share a delicious Sunday dinner in our Community Room, 314-843-2100, 11735 Denny Road, Sunset Hills.  Meet new people, enjoy a change of scenery, and visit with those who serve our community, all at the same time.

NO RSVP REQUIRED     February 24, March 24,  April 28, May 26, June 23 and July 28  from   4PM to 5:30PM        Carryout Available.  No Charge.


We’re asking the community to give what they can and/or take what they need. We’ve also included a box for dog treats! They are located in the West Parking Lot by the preschool entrance.


The City of Crestwood along with other neighboring communities have activities for you to enjoy!

MARCH 2019

Mental Health First Aid

o   Saturday March 23       o   9:00 AM to 4:00 PM       o   $23/Resident $25/Nonresident       o   1 Day    o   18+

o   Most people know someone who suffers from some type of mental health disorder, but do you know what to do to help those individuals? People who enroll in this Mental Health First Aid course will learn a 5-step action plan to help loved ones, colleagues, neighbors and other cope with mental health or substance use problems. Similar to traditional First Aid and CPR, Mental First Aid will help provide to a person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a crisis until professional treatment is obtained or the crisis is resolved. This course will be taught by Teresa Breeding, MSW, LCSW, CCM.

NEW! Current Strategies for Managing Diabetes

o  Wednesday   March 27      o   6:00 PM to 7:30 PM    o   Fee: $5/Resident & Nonresident    o   1 Day   o   All Ages

PEAK Sport and Spine presents physical therapist Ashley Shwendeman to lead a discussion on the emerging ideas in managing diabetes. Get tips on nutritional and pharmaceutical management techniques. Explore ways to safely use exercise to manage diabetes and its complications.


 March Adult Trip          

The Rocky Horror Show       Wednesday, March 27th      Registration Deadline: March 20th     Cost: $55/person

Pickup at Webster Groves Community Center 4:00pm                Return: 9:45pm

Pickup at Kirkwood Community Center  4:15pm                     Return: 9:30pm

Come along for dinner and a show!  We will be having a delicious dinner at Pios restaurant in historic St. Charles. Your choice of Chicken Supreme or Roast Beef, both served with salad, potatoes, and green beans, with dessert to finish it off.  We will then head to Lindenwood University’s J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts to watch the crazy entertaining performance of The Rocky Horror Show.  The show will take place in the Black Box Theater, a venue that puts you in the middle of the action, with no bad seats in the house.

In this cult classic, sweethearts Brad and Janet, stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite scientist. As their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet meet a houseful of wild characters, including a rocking biker and a creepy butler. Through elaborate dances and rock songs, Frank-N-Furter unveils his latest creation: a muscular man named “Rocky.” This dark comedy musical has several secrets up its sleeve, and things are not always as they appear.


April 2019

NEW! Stampin’ Card Sessions *Presented by Stampin’ Up*

o   Thursday  April 4  &    Thursday  November 7    o   5:00 PM to 9:00 PM       o   $25/Resident $30/Nonresident       o   1 Day    o   21+

Need some cute cards on hand? Stampin’ Up will be at the Crestwood Community Center with a step by step demonstration on how to make a stampin’ stack of 5 different cards. Bring your favorite bottle of wine and get crafty. All the card supplies will be provided with pre-registration.


St. Louis Children’s Hospital Programs

To register for the classes listed below, call 314-454- KIDS

Saturday April 13 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM        One Day All Ages       Family and Friends CPR

A video-guided program for parents, grandparents and teenagers who babysit (ages 10-15 if accompanied by an adult). Instruction and hands-on practice for infant, child and adult CPR, first aid for choking and the use of AEDs, when appropriate. Course instructors use the American Heart Association material, which includes a 65-page student manual. (Course does not include certification upon completion.)


Ongoing Activities at Crestwood Community Center

Crestwood Dance Club     ONGOING –  Every Tuesday

Join us every Tuesday afternoon for dancing, music and friends. Ballroom, circle tag, round, line dancing and Latin dancing are just a few of the styles you will enjoy. Any and skill levels are welcome!

Daily Drop in Rate: $1 for Residents and Nonresidents for more information call the Crestwood Community Center at 314-729-4860.

Mah Jongg Club     ONGOING –  Every Wednesday

Come join us on Wednesdays from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM to play American Mah Jongg. If you do not know how to play and have been wanting to learn, this is your chance! If you have your own Mah Jongg set, bring it with you! Hope to see you there!

Daily Drop in Rate: $1 for Residents and Nonresidents. For more information call the Crestwood Community Center at 314-729-4860


Lunch and BINGO *Pre-registration is Required* First Thursday

Mid-County Muni Lunch and Bingos are held the first Thursday of the month at Webster Groves. Meet-up for two hours of Bingo, socializing and lunch. Advance phone registration is required at 314-968-1410 EXT. 315. Cost is $8.00 and pay day of.


Pickle Ball      Ongoing  -Every Monday, Thursday and Friday

Join the Pickelball craze here at Crestwood Community Center! Monday, Thursday and Fridays 1 PM to 4 PM. If you would like to be added to the email list please contact Phil at PLanio@cityofcrestwood.org. Residents and Nonresidents $2.00 at the door.