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Thursday, Nov. 21

Long-term Financial Crisis Prevention at The Bridge at Florissant, 1101 Garden Plaza Drive. 5–6:30 p.m. RSVP to 831-0988.

Stop, Shop, and Be Merry at Garden Villas North, 4505 Parker Road. Holiday refreshments, tours, and vendors. 2 – 4 p.m. RSVP to 355-6100.

Saturday, Nov. 23

The IWA High School Class of 2014 and their parents are hosting a fall scrapbook day from 9 a.m. – 10 p.m. in the St. Charles Borromeo Cafeteria. Scrapbooking registration fee is $40. Included are hot sausage and egg breakfast casseroles, homemade pies, cakes, sandwiches and soups plus pasta, salads and drinks.  Request forms to register by emailing or call 314-494-0618

Trivia Night to benefit the Emerson YMCA‘s financial assistance program at at The Bridge of Florissant 1101 Garden Plaza Drive. Doors open at 6 p.m., trivia begins at 7. Soda, water and popcorn provided. Snacks and drinks permitted (beer is the only alcohol permitted). The theme is storytelling. Prizes for best costumes and table décor. $160 per table of 8. Register at the Emerson Y or by phone at 518-8473. For information, visit

Sunday, Nov. 24

Turkey Social at Sts. Cyril & Methodius Polish National Catholic Church. Noon, refreshments available at 11 a.m. In the parish hall, 2011 N. 11th Street, St. Louis 63106. A turkey will be given every game. Pick-a-Winner booth with seaonal items. Ample parking available.

Thursday, Nov. 26

Thanksgiving Happy Hour at St. Catherine Retirement Community, 3350 St. Catherine St. Entertainment by Sterling Burgess. 10:30 a.m. Happy Hour 11:30 a.m., followed by complimentary lunch. RSVP to 838-3877

Friday, Nov. 29

Project Hands at St. Catherine Retirement Community, 3350 St. Catherine St. 2 p.m. Volunteers needed to knit, crochet, and quilt for various children’s organizations, last Friday of every month.

Sunday, Dec. 1

Historic Florissant, Inc. presents Christmas in Florissant house tour. 2 – 6 p.m. Admission is $12. Tickets on sale now  at the Gittemeier House, 1067 Dunn Rd., and at Korte’s and Dooley’s Florist on rue St. Francois. Visit a variety of homes, businesses and museums. Light refreshments served at most locations.    For more information, call 921-7055 or email

Wednesday, Dec. 4

Holiday Spectacular at Garden Villas North, 4505 Parker Rd. 7 p.m. Tours, hot cocoa, coffee, cookies, attendance prizes, and singing elves. RSVP to 355-6100.

Friday, Dec. 6

Holiday Boutique will be held at the Villa at Riverwoods, #1 Pratt Place, Florissant from 1-4 p.m. Featuring shopping, gifts, crafts, refreshments and wellness checks. Venders are being sought for the boutique. Call (314) 839-5025

Fish Fry, the first Friday of the month at St. Rose Philippine Duchesne Church, 3500 S. Catherine, Florissant from 4-7. (837-3410)

The County Older Residents Computer Club meets the 1st Friday of each month at the Prairie Commons Library, 915 Utz Lane, Hazelwood.   Bring your computer problems for discussion,

Saturday, Dec. 7

Pancakes with Santa at Florissant Valley Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) 1325 N. US Highway 67, from 9-11 a.m.  Pancakes, fresh fruit, and drinks. Christmas Crafts for children to make. $5 per person – ages 3 and under, free. Call 314-837-6767

Saturday, Dec. 14

Fair Trade Christmas Gifts at Florissant Valley Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) 1325 N. US Highway 67. 8 a.m. – noon. Shop for unique gifts (jewelry, garments, ornaments, household items, foods, etc.) handmade by artisans in third world countries. All money goes to the artisans who made the products so they are able to support their families. Call: 314-837-6767

Flea Market at VFW Post 4105, 410 rue St. Francois. 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Tables are $10. Call Rich at 837-7057 to reserve a table.

Home cooked breakfast at VFW Post 4105, 410 rue St. Francois. 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. $5 per person.


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