Speakers and Special Events – Friday, May 13 at Webster Hills UMC

  • 2014-07-22 10.57.58Paul Simon, Senior Communications Specialist, 76 Year History of Schnucks Market
  • Betsy Solomon, MA, Art in Nature: The Work of Andy Goldsworthy

Gayle McHenry, Clocking Out: See What’s On My Bucket List

Say good bye to Gayle as she reflects on her “Sweet Sixteen” years as Executive Director of our Shepherd’s Center, and shares what she has learned from you about retirement.

Lois Laster Honorary Ice Cream Social

End the spring session on a sweet note with root beer floats and ice-cream sundaes.

For more details and a full program listing, go to the programs page and download a Spring 2016 schedule.

Guest Speakers Friday, May 6 at Webster Hills UMC

  • International InstituteKelly Moore, International Institute, Learn What’s Happening at the International Institute
  • Betsy Solomon, MA, Art History: Robert S. Duncanson: African-American Painter
  • Book Review with Damaris Schmidt, The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing, by Marie Kondo

For more details and a full program listing, go to the programs page and download a Spring 2016 schedule.

Art History Lecture Series starts Friday!

Betsy Preferred headshotOn Friday, April 29, Betsy Solomon will begin a three-part art history lecture series.

Top 10 Paintings of All Time (4/29)

Robert S. Duncanson: African-American Painter (5/6)

Art in Nature: The Work of Andy Goldsworthy (5/13)

9:30-10:20 at Webster Hills UMC, go to the programs page to download a full schedule and details.

Guest Speakers April 12 and 15 – Harrison Avenue MBC and Webster Hills UMC

London Tea RoomTuesday, April 12 at Harrison Avenue MBC

  • Thanks to Mom, It Started with 4H, presented by Kacey Cowdery

Friday, April 15 at Webster Hills UMC

  • Peter James, London Tea Room, Tea Time: Learn About Tasting
  • Dr. Jim Williams, Executive Director, How the National Churchill Museum of Fulton Operates

For more details and a full program listing, go to the programs page and download a Spring 2016 schedule.

Guest Speakers April 5 and April 8 – Webster Hills UMC and Harrison Avenue MBC

augusta savageTuesday, April 5 at Harrison Avenue MBC

  • Augusta Savage: Sculptor, Teacher and Activist, presented by Betsy Solomon

Friday, April 8 at Webster Hills UMC

  • Lynn Acree, What is Barn Art?
  • Hankie Pankie, Bring Your Mother’s Hankie for Vintage, Value and Preservation Care with Handkerchief Expert Sally Haffner

For more details and a full program listing, go to the programs page and download a Spring 2016 schedule.

Sneak Peak at Chef Wars Gourmet Menu!

TOWK logo2016 Taste “Chef Wars”

Gourmet menu presented by:

 

Aberdeen Heights with Chef Erik Wright:   

  • Entrée:  Lobster Parfait
  • Dessert:  Chocolate Hazelnut Mousse

Cape Albeon with Chef Mark DuBro:

  • Entrée:  Teriyaki-Glazed Prawn over Asparagus Risotto topped with Applewood Smoked Bacon
  • Dessert:  Chocolate Mousse Cup with Raspberry Chambord Coulis

Crestview Senior Living with Chef Julie Blucker:

  • Entrée:  Penne Primavera Con Pollo Grigliato
  • Dessert:  Lady Julie’s Chocolate Scandal

Friendship Village—Chesterfield with Chefs Mark, Joe, Kevin and their team:

  • Entrée:  Salmon en Croute
  • Dessert:  Chocolate Truffles

Friendship Village—Sunset Hills with Chefs Mark, Joe, Kevin and their team:

  • Entrée:  Duck Confit with Asian Slaw
  • Dessert:  Cointreau Strawberry Pound Cake

Laclede Groves with Chef Thomas Zuber and Chef Guysell Dixon:

  • Entrée:  Spinach Artichoke Stuffed Chicken Breast
  • Dessert:  Pecan Toffee Mousse Cake

Meramec Bluffs with Chef Chris Morgan:

  • Entrée:  Cajun spiced Pork Loin stuffed with Andouille Sausage, Sweet Potato Hash and a Stone Ground Mustard Sauce
  • Dessert:  Roasted Banana and Mascarpone Mousse Cake with Milk Chocolate Ganache and Dark Rum Caramel Sauce

Our Lady of Life with Chef Yolanda Warren:

  • Entrée: Spring Salad with OLOL Signature Dressing, Tomato Florentine Soup with Focaccia Grilled Cheese Bites
  • Dessert: Assorted Cheesecake Lollipops

 

Sunday, April 17, 5:30-8:00, $40/person – Call (314) 395-0988 for tickets, space is limited!

13th Annual Taste of Webster-Kirkwood: Chef Wars – Food, Food, Drinks!

TOWK logoSunday, April 17, 5:30-8 pm
Kirkwood Community Center
111 S. Geyer, Kirkwood, MO 63122

Enjoy appetizers from 5:30-6 pm

Thanks to local establishments for providing yummy  samples:

  • Hacienda Mexican Restaurant- Chips and salsa
  • Hanneke’s Westwood Catering- Pistachio chicken
  • J. Greene’s Pub- Hot wings
  • Pi Pizzeria- Pizza slices
  • P’Sghetti’s- Famous sweet bread
  • Ted Drewes- Frozen custard

Enjoy drinks all evening from 5:30-8 pm

Thanks to the following for quenching our thirst:

  • Aqua Systems- Bottled Water
  • Anheuser Busch InBev- Budweiser, Bud Select, and Bud Light
  • Kaldi’s- Coffee packets
  • Kirkwood Station Restaurant & Brewing Company- Midnight Train & Sugar Creek Lager
  • Lucky’s Market- Wine
  • Oberweis Dairy- Chocolate Milk & Lemonade
  • Schlafly Beer- Schlafly Pale Ale
  • Total Wine & More- Wine
  • Webster Groves Garden Cafe- Coffee

Tickets on sale, for more information, call 314-395-0988.