April 2015 – Special Programs

Visiting Artist Series: Music with Doris Frazier

Tuesday, April 7, 12:30-1:30

Harrison Avenue Missionary Baptist Church, 355 South Harrison Avenue, 63122

Go to the programs page for details.


Evening Travel Series

Thursdays, April 9 and 23, 6:30-8 pm

Learn about travel graphicopportunities to explore Mackinaw Island, Yosemite, the Canadian Rockies, Savannah/Charleston, Lake Erie Islands, faith-based cultural sites and natural wonders, and much more.  Presented by four travel agencies.  Go to the programs page for more information.

 

 

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Colored Pencil Art

Khris Scharfenberger, Calligrapher, Artist and Owner KhrisArt Studio

Fridays, April 10-May 15, 11-1.

Learn to create beautiful, realistic pieces of art with colored pencils.  All levels welcome.  Go to the programs page for registration, fee and more details.

 

 

Taste of Webster-Kirkwood: Chef Wars – Tickets are on Sale!

TOWK Auction12th Annual Taste of Webster-Kirkwood: Chef Wars

We’ve changed the theme but, the food remains spectacular! Come to our signature fundraising event – Taste of Webster-Kirkwood: Chef Wars. Featuring favorite libations from a local winery and area breweries, appetizers from favorite restaurants, and samples of main dishes and desserts created by Chefs representing seven area senior living communities. Silent auction included. Tickets $35 in advance, $40 at the door. Call the Shepherd’s Center 314-395-0988 for information and to purchase a ticket. See you at the taste!

 

Sunday, April 19, 5:30-8 pm – Kirkwood Community Center, 111 S Geyer, Kirkwood, 63122

Shepherd’s Center This Week – March 27

Friday classes at Webster Hills UMC: Program HighlightsAIL March 20

  • Health and Spirituality: Your Spirituality is an Essential Part of Your Health and Well-Being presented by Bridgett Sims, RN, CDE and Edgardo Alvira, Pharm.D, RX Outreach
  • Upcoming Election Issues Discussed with the League of Women Voters
  • Mythological Themes in Art Part 3: Baroque with Betsy Solomon
  • Donnybrook “Our Turn” Discussion Group, Weekly Provocateurs Joan Whitford and Don Crohn
  • T’ai Chi, Weights=Strength=Health, Chair Yoga

For location, registration, fee and other details go to programs page.


Thursday Line/Slide Dance at Douglass Manor

  • Douglass Manor – Thursdays, 10:00-12:00 Line/Slide Dance with Pat Clark

For location, registration, fee and other details go to the program page

Taste of Webster-Kirkwood: Chef Wars – Competing Chefs Announced!

TOWK logoWe’ve changed the theme, the food remains spectacular!  Come join us for Chef Wars!

Chefs representing the seven senior living communities will compete in Chef Wars: Aberdeen Heights; Friendship Village, Chesterfield Senior Living; Friendship Village, Sunset Hills Senior Living; Laclede Groves; Meramec Bluffs; Our Lady of Life Apartments; and Provision Living at Webster Groves, Bistro 45.

The evening will begin with favorite libations from a local winery and area breweries, and appetizers from favorite restaurants.  Competing Chefs will prepare tasting portions of main dishes and desserts for guests to enjoy and a panel of local celebrity judges to choose a winner.  Silent auction included. Tickets $35 in advance, $40 at the door. Call the Shepherd’s Center 314-395-0988 for information and to purchase a ticket.

Sunday, April 19, 5:30-8 pm – Kirkwood Community Center, 111 S Geyer, Kirkwood, 63122

Shepherd’s Center This Week – March 16, 2015

ShphrdCtr_DWP©14_-2861Friday Classes at Webster Hills UMC: Program Highlights

  • Mapping St. Louis History with Roman Beauc, St. Louis Mercantile Library
  • The Rhythm of Life: Your Favorite Music at the Piano with Judy Pickerill
  • Mythological Themes in Art Part 2: Out of the Middle Ages with Betsy Solomon, MA
  • Donnybrook “Our Turn” Discussion Group, Weekly Provocateur Mary Beth Reynolds
  • T’ai Chi, Weights=Strength=Health and Chair Yoga

For location, registration, fee and other details go to the programs page


Tuesday and Thursday Exercise Options at Harrison Avenue and Douglass Manor

  • Harrison Avenue MBC – Tuesdays, 11:15-12:15 Chair Yoga with Jaime Sanchez
  • Douglass Manor – Thursdays, 10:00-12:00 Line/Slide Dance with Pat Clark

For location, registration, fee and other details go to the program page

 

Shepherd’s Center this Week – March 9, 2015

Friday Classes at Webster-Hills UMC: Program Highlights

  • Finding Joy in Ghana West Africa presented by LuAnn Thum, Retired Avery Elementary Teacher
  • Tackling the Tough Skills: Workforce Development presented by Rosilee Trotta, Consultant, University of Missouri Extension
  • Mythological Themes in Art Part 1: Greece and Rome with Betsy Solomon, MA
  • Donnybrook “Our Turn” Discussion Group led by Weekly Provocateur Ted Forsyth

For location, registration, fee and other details go to the programs page.


Douglass Line DanceTuesday and Thursday Exercise Options at Harrison Avenue and Douglass Manor

  • Harrison Avenue MBC – Tuesdays, 11:15-12:15 Chair Yoga with Jaime Sanchez
  • Douglass Manor – Thursdays, 10:00-12:00 Line/Slide Dance with Pat Clark

For location, registration, fee and other details go to the programs page.

Shepherd’s Center This Week – March 2, 2015

Adventures in Learning at Webster Hills UMC Begins Friday March 6Once Upon a Time in St. Louis

Highlights:

  • Once Upon a Time in St. Louis: Bygone Scenes in Watercolor, Author and Artist Marilynne Bradley
  • The Highs and Lows of Film Casting presented by Joni Tackette, Casting Company of Webster Groves
  • Donnybrook “Our Turn” Discussion Group led by weekly provocateur Joe Dunne
  • Weekly Exercise Classes: T’ai Chi, Light Weights and Chair Yoga

For location, registration, fee and all other details go to the program page.


Special Lecture at Douglass Manor: Diabetes and You

Presented by Bridgett Sims, RN, CDE, Rx Outreach

According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, 29.1 million people in the US have diabetes.  Older adults, 65 and over, make up the largest percentage of this group.  Find out more:

  • Learn what diabetes is and why it happens
  • Learn risk factors and signs of diabetes
  • Learn management strategies for diabetes
  • Discover how to prepare diabetes friendly snacks and meals
  • Discover coping strategies for diabetes and more!

For location, registration, fee and all other details go to the program page.