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Thursday, August 4th

Blood Donation, 1-5 p.m., Jefferson County Library Arnold Branch, 1701 Missouri State Road. Sponsor: American Red Cross. Donors must bring ID such as a driver’s license or blood donor card. August donors will receive a $10 gift card. Call 314-658-2000.

Senior Luncheon, Noon, First and Third Thursdays, Timbers of Eureka Recreation Center, 1 Coffey Park Lane. Entertainment: Elvis impersonator Ken Roberts. Cost: $6 members, $7 residents; $8 for others. Reservations: Ann, 636-938-6775.

Creative Corner, 10-11 a.m., Timbers of Eureka Recreation Center, 1 Coffey Park Lane. Creative, chaotic program for 2-5 year olds. Cost: $10 members, $11 residents, $12 others; including crafts and snacks. Log in: 636-938-6775.

Bingo, 10:30 a.m., Arnold Eagles, 1725 Jeffco Blvd. Doors open 8am. Call 636-282-0415.

Bingo, 10-11:30am, Quad Cities Senior Center, 221 Bailey Road, Crystal City. Call 636-937-8333.

Bingo, 6:30 p.m., High Ridge Elks, 2808 Old Hunning Road. Doors open at 4:00 p.m. Call 636-677-3557.

Bingo and Rummikub, 9:30-11:30 a.m., House Springs Senior Center, 6180 Hwy. MM. Reservations: 636-677-4578.

Friday 5 August

Flea Market, Friday and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Heart of the Apostles Fellowship Church, 1328 Commercial Blvd., Herculaneum. Benefits for foster children and homeless county veterans. Accepting donations of new or used blue jeans. Sponsor: Comfort Quilts. To donate, email comfortquiltz@yahoo.com or call 636-725-8138.

Junk Sale, Friday 8am-2pm and Saturday 8am-12pm, First United Methodist Church, 200 Boyd Street, De Soto.

Music, 7 p.m. to midnight, Herculaneum Amvets, 690 Joachim Ave. Actor: Scott Lucas. Call 636-479-4040.

Steak Dinner, 4-7 p.m., Rock Memorial American Legion, 910 Montebello Road, Imperial. Call 636-464-2599.

Fish Fry, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Festus KC, 316 N. Adams St., Festus. Cod, catfish, jacksalmon, two-sided shrimp platters: $12. eat or run.

Gospel Jam, 7 p.m., Pilgrims Rest Baptist Church, 11411 Ware Church Road, Hillsboro. Potluck dinner 6:00 p.m. Call 314-313-8717.

Fish Fry, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Festus American Legion, 849 American Legion Drive. Cod or Catfish Dinner with Side Dishes: $12 plus tax. Call 636-933-3981.

Bingo, 6:15 p.m., Mississippi River Eagles, 330 Bailey Road, Crystal City. Doors open at 4 p.m. Sale of food and drinks. Call 636-937-2988.

Saturday August 6th

Back-to-School Event, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Exchange Church, 2384 Starling Airport Road, Arnold. Free school supplies, children’s haircuts, first responder demonstrations, lunch, entertainment.

1970’s Themed Picnic, 7pm-11pm, Arnold City Park, 2400 Bradley Beach Road. The City of Arnold is hosting the free event, which includes fireworks, the unveiling of the City’s 50th Anniversary display, activities for children, and performances by the band BUMP! Call 636-282-6686 or visit arnoldmo.org.

Cornhole Tournament, registration 3-4 p.m., starts 4 p.m., Festus KC, 316 N. Adams St. Cost: $20 per two-person team. Cajun shrimp cook-out: $15 all you can eat; barbecue hamburgers, hot dogs; 50-50 drawing. Contact 636-208-9097 or duanedeclue@earthlink.net.

How Our City Works Event, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Arnold Public Works Complex, 2912 Arnold Tenbrook Road. Free event featuring various municipal vehicles such as dump trucks, fire trucks and police cars. Open House of the newly renovated Public Works Building. Call Karen Fay at 636-282-6686 or email kfay@arnoldmo.org.

Breakfast, 6:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., Eureka Masonic Lodge, 616 Stockell Drive. Cost: adults $11, children $5. Benefits Eureka High School Scholarship Fund, Shriners Hospital. Call 636-405-0375 or email ajpaschke@aol.com.

Garment bag sales, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Peace Pantry, 8100 S. Industrial Drive, Cedar Hill. Clothing is sold for $2 per bag. Call 636-285-0934.

Grace Day, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Cedar Hill Lutheran Church, 8600 Silver Lane. Several churches are giving away shoes, clothing, toiletries and school supplies to families with children preparing for the school year.

Clothing Collection, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Fox C-6 Service Center, 849 Jeffco Blvd., Arnold, and Seckman Middle School, 2840 Seckman Road, Imperial. Donate new or barely used clothing and shoes of all sizes, especially leggings and athletic shorts, to the district nursing closet, which benefits district families. Information: carecloset@foxc6.org.

Farmers Market and Thrift Store, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Peace Pantry, 8100 S. Industrial Drive, Cedar Hill. Outlets: $10. Call 636-285-0934 or email peacepantry@att.net.

Arnold Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., Arnold City Park, Bradley Beach Road. Call 636-282-6686 or visit arnoldmo.org.

De Soto Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., 520 N. Main St. Sponsor: Get Healthy De Soto. Scavenger hunt. Call 636-543-5983 or visit gethealthydesoto.org.

Farmers and Vendors’ Market, 8am-1pm, Big River VFW, 1 Lynn Lane, Cedar Hill.

Ozark Food Pantry, 8:30am-10:45am, #1 Sunset Park, Festus. Call 636-933-9974.

Sunday 7 August

Car Show, Noon, De Soto Amvets, 1075 Amvets Drive at Hwy. 21. Registration 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Registration: $20 per class; including drinks, t-shirt. No outdoor coolers, no pets. Burgers, hot dogs, sausages served.

Aim for the Stars astronomical observing event, sunset, Jefferson College Observatory, near softball field, Hillsboro campus. Free. Call Maryanne Angliongto at 636-481-3318.

Children’s Art Class, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Home Church, 1595 Archer Drive, Arnold. Free painting class for 6-12 year olds. Log in: 636-296-0565.

Crystal City Farmers Market, 1-5pm, Grace Presbyterian Church, 105 Bailey Road.

Bingo, 5 p.m., Meramec Arnold Elks. 1515 Miller Road, Imperial. No Smoking. Call 636-464-8960.

Monday, August 8th

Movie Night, 5:00-7:15 p.m., Windsor Branch of the Jefferson County Library, 7479 Metropolitan Blvd., Barnhart. Movie: “Knives Out.” Free; Popcorn, light snacks provided. Registration: jeffcolib.org or 636-461-1741.

Arnold Historical Society, 7 p.m., second Monday, 1723 Jeffco Blvd. Call 636-282-2828.

Bingo, 6:30 p.m., Arnold Eagles, 1725 Jeffco Blvd. Doors open at 3pm. Call 636-282-0415.

Card Club, Mondays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Northwest Branch of the Jefferson County Library, 5860 Hwy. PP, high ridge. Free canasta games; Beginners welcome. Call 636-535-9559.

Preschool Story Hour, 10:30 a.m., De Soto Public Library, 712 S. Main St. Call 636-586-3858.

Tuesday, August 9th

Teen Watercolor Class, 6 p.m., Windsor Branch of Jefferson County Library, 7479 Metropolitan Blvd., Barnhart. For 13-18 years. Information, registration: 636-461-1914 or jeffcolib.org.

Knot Just Knitting Class, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Northwest Branch of Jefferson County Library, 5680 Hwy. PP, high ridge. Free knitting and crochet lessons for all skill levels. Call Mary at 636-677-8186.

Herculaneum Farmers Market, 3-6:30 p.m., Herculaneum City Park, 776 Joachim Ave. near the parking lot. Call 636-222-4124.

Line Dance Classes, 7pm-9:30pm, High Ridge Elks, 2808 Old Hunning Road. Entry is at 6:30 p.m. Cost: $5. soda and water available; Dancers may bring snacks. Call Carol Smith at 314-609-8610.

Bingo, 6:15 p.m., Meramec Arnold Elks. 1515 Miller Road, Imperial. No Smoking. Call 636-464-8960.

Rummikub and Senior Squabble, 9:30-11:30 a.m., House Springs Senior Center, 6180 Hwy. MM. Reservations: 636-677-4578.

Practice, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Quad Cities Senior Center, 221 Bailey Road, Crystal City. Call 636-937-8333.

Wednesday 10 August

Tumbling Tots Gymnastics, 10-11 a.m., Eureka Community Center, 333 Bald Hill Road. For children from 6 months to 5 years. Cost: $8 members; $9 residents; $10 others. Call 636-938-6775.

Hillsboro Farmers Market, 3:30-6:00 p.m., Bridle Ridge Acres, 10533 Business 21. Call 636-262-0725.

Bingo, 6 p.m., De Soto KC, 13225 Hwy. E. Doors open 16:00 Door prizes, two progressive games. Call 636-586-2594.

Ladies Night, 7:15 p.m., Arnold VFW, 2301 Church Road. Dance music, karaoke. The kitchen serves wings at 4:45pm. Call 636-296-4066.

Thursday 11 August

Author Visit, 6-8 p.m., De Soto Public Library, 712 S. Main St. Performance by Debra Waller-Young, motivational speaker and author of The Traveling Preacher’s Wife and Miracles on the Cancer Journey.

Guided Kayak Tour on the Meramec River, departs at 9:30am and ends at 4:30pm at Robertsville State Park, Hwy. O near Robertsville. Must be 18 years old and have experience paddling a kayak on running water. Registration: $20; required in advance by calling Erik Otto at 636-257-3788.

Book Bingo for Seniors, 11:45am – 12:45pm, Timbers of Eureka, 1 Coffey Park Lane. The winners choose from a selection of used books. Free. Log in: 636-938-6775.

Bingo, 10-11:30am, Quad Cities Senior Center, 221 Bailey Road, Crystal City. Call 636-937-8333.

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Fox 1977, Friday August 26 and Saturday August 27, Meramec Arnold Elks, 1515 Miller Road, Imperial. Golf tournament on August 27th at the Riverside Golf Course. Call 314-402-4381 or 314-636-2560 or visit the class Facebook page.

St. Pius X. 1972 and 1973, scheduled events September 23-25. Info: Mary Linderer, 314-550-8557 (for 1972 graduates); Linda Becker Inside, 618-304-2591 (1973).

The Leader is happy to host free community events on the calendar. Submit events to Leader Calendar, PO Box 159, Festus, 63028, or to news@leaderpublications.biz. Weekly events are listed according to space availability. Only non-profit events that are open to the public are eligible to participate.

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