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48 I EVENTS I May 24, 2017 WEST NEWSMAGAZINE @WESTNEWSMAG WESTNEWSMAGAZINE.COM Tours of Assumption Greek Orthodox Church are featured at the St. Louis County Greek Fest, May 26-29. local events BENEFITS The Eureka Knights of Columbus BBQ is at 11 a.m. every Friday and Saturday from May 26 through June 17 at “The Spur” concession stand, located near the intersection of Hwy. 109 and S. Central/St. Augustine Road. Eat there at picnic tables or carry out. • • • The annual West County Bible Church Rummage Sale is from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, May 27 at 82 Henry Ave. in Ellisville. Proceeds benefit the people of Barranquilla, Colombia through scholarships for children and church planting missions. • • • The 2017 Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis Walk is at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 4 at the Tremayne Shelter at Creve Coeur Lake Park, 13725 Marine Ave. in Maryland Heights. Registration begins at 1:30 p.m. Festivities include live entertainment and music, children’s activities and refreshments. For more information, visit www.cctakesteps.org, call (314) 863-4747 ext. 4 or email email@example.com. FAMILY & KIDS Spring Fling is every weekend through May 31 at the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House, Faust Park, 15193 Olive Blvd. in Chesterfield. Each week highlights a different pollinator through fun facts, crafts, games and other family-friendly activities. Most activities included in admission. Learn more about bees, ladybugs, bats and, of course, butterflies. For details, visit www.missouribotanicalgarden.org. • • • LifeLight Youth Theatre presents “Seussical Jr.” from Thursday-Saturday, June 1-3 at Westminster Christian Academy, 800 Maryville Centre Drive in Chesterfield. Free pre-show events include a Seussical Carnival in the lobby and a pre-show reception with local restaurants on Friday. Visit www. lifelightarts.com or call (636) 294-2978. • • • A Youth Athletic Challenge for youth ages 8-17 is from 9 a.m.-noon on Saturday, June 3 at Chesterfield Athletic Complex, 17925 N. Outer 40 Road. Each division winner will be recognized. To register, visit www.chesterfield.mo.us/youth-athleticchallenge.html. • • • Movies Under the Stars is at dusk on Thursdays, June 8 and June 29 at Chesterfield Amphitheater, 631 Veterans Place Drive in Chesterfield. Watch “Moana” on June 8 and “The Secret Life of Pets” on June 29. Grab a fixed seat or bring a blanket or chair for lawn seating. Concessions are available to purchase, and attendees can bring food and beverages. For more information, visit www.chesterfield.mo.us. • • • Luau at the Pool is from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Friday, June 9 [rain date June 10] at Manchester Aquatic Center, Schroeder Park, 359 Old Meramec Station Road in Manchester. Families can challenge each other to contests and games. When the pool closes,watch the movie “Sing” on the big screen in the park. No coolers allowed in Aquatic Center. FESTIVALS & CONCERTS The annual St. Louis County Greek Fest is from May 26-29, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday-Sunday and 11 a.m.-8 p.m. on Monday at Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, 1755 Des Peres Road in Town & Country. Free admission and parking. For details, visit www.stlouisgreekfest.com. • • • Party Off the Parkway is from 4-8 p.m. beginning Thursday, June 1 at Central Park, 16365 Lydia Hill Drive in Chesterfield. Food, beer, wine, live music from Three Pedros, yoga in the park, a farmer’s market, art events for kids are featured. Event repeats each Thursday. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.chesterfield.mo.us. • • • Manchester’s Outdoor Summer Concert Series begins with Boogie Chyld from 7-10 p.m. on Friday, June 2 at Schroeder Park, 359 Old Meramec Station Road in Manchester. Concert-goers can bring chairs, blankets and picnics. For details, visit www.manchestermo.gov. • • • The Sounds of Summer Concert Series is at 7:30 p.m. on select Saturdays, beginning with Rattle & Hum on June 3 at Chesterfield Amphitheater, 631 Veterans Place Drive in Chesterfield. Concerts feature interactive art. Grab a fixed seat or bring a blanket or chair for lawn seating. For details, visit www.chesterfield.mo.us. • • • Ballwin’s Concert in the Park Series begins with Lennartz, Mebruer and Friends at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 7 at New Ballwin Park, 329 New Ballwin Road. Bring a blanket or chair and some snacks. For more information, visit www.ballwin.mo.us or see the next issue of “Ballwin Life.” • • • The Bluebird Park Concert Series kicks off with the Jeremiah Johnson Band at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 8 at Bluebird Park, 225 Kiefer Creek Road in Ellisville. All performances are on the amphitheater stage and are free of charge. Bring your own seating. No glass bottles. For more information, call (636) 227-7508 or visit www.ellisville.mo.us. • • • Creve Coeur Summer Concerts in the Park begin with Boogie Chyld at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 8 at Millennium Park, 2 Barnes West Drive in Creve Coeur. Concert-goers can bring food or peruse food trucks and booths. The Tappmeyer Homestead opens at 5 p.m. For more information, visit www.creve-coeur.org. • • • The Des Peres Summer Concert Series presents Contagious at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 9 at Des Peres Park, 12325 Manchester Road in Des Peres. Concert-goers can bring blankets, lawn chairs and coolers; alcohol is allowed, but glass bottles are not. Concessions available for purchase. For details, visit www.desperesmo.org. • • • The Chesterfield Wine and Jazz Festival is from 3:30-10:30 p.m. on Saturday, MEMORIAL DAY See EVENTS, page 59 Ballwin hosts a Memorial Day Ceremony at 11:15 a.m. on Monday, May 29 at Vlasis Park, 300 Park Drive, in concert with the Ballwin Historical Commission. Light refreshments will be served and a tour of the Schmidt- Dahlke Log Home will be available. • • • Ellisville hosts a Memorial Day Ceremony at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 29 at Bluebird Park, 225 Kiefer Creek Road.
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