Discover Your Parks: It’s Free and It’s Fun

sun graphicA Community Connection Coffee hosted by the Shepherd’s Center and Grace Episcopal Church

Representatives from Kirkwood, Webster Groves and St. Louis County Parks and Recreation; and Powder Valley Nature Center/Missouri Department of Conservation will share information about the many resources they have to offer our communities. The focus will be programs, opportunities for fitness, and outdoor fun specifically for older adults. Information will also be available about Missouri State Parks in the St. Louis Area.

Wednesday, May 17, 9:30-11

Grace Episcopal Church, 514 E. Argonne Dr., Kirkwood, 63122

Coffee and donuts served, Please RSVP to the Shepherd’s Center 314-395-0988

May Guest Speakers at Webster Hills UMC



May 12, 9:30-10:30 – Hitchhiking Through Europe: During the Summer of 1956.Author Joe Hahn shares his story of travel as a twenty-one year old college student exploring Europe before entering the Army.




Karpeles Museum


May 19, 9:30-10:30 – Wright Brothers First Flight – A special exhibition at the Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum presented by curator Kerry Manderbach.



Adele Bloch Bauer


May 12 and 19, 10:30-11:30 – Modern Masters: Picasso and Klimt – Two session lecture series presented by Betsy Solomon, Art Historian and Shepherd’s Center Executive Director






Shepherd’s Center at Webster Hills UMC, 1333 W. Lockwood Ave., Glendale 63122

$4/person/class, first time participants attend for free

Living with Alzheimer’s – New Class

alzheimer's logoLiving with Alzheimer’s

Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association

This class is for people with early stage memory loss/dementia of all types. Friends and family attend also if possible.

Fridays, June 9-June 30, 10 am – noon

Shepherd’s Center at Webster Hills UMC, 1333 W. Lockwood Ave., Glendale 63122

Registration REQUIRED, call 314-395-0988, class size limited, Free

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Chef Wars 2017 Winners

Many thanks to those who joined us Sunday for Taste of Webster-Kirkwood: Chef Wars! Check-out our winners and their dishes:

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Aberdeen Heights and Executive Chef Erik Wright

Seared Sea Scallops with Carrot Puree




Friendship 1


Friendship Village – Chefs Jim Hunze and Joe Lomeo

Gooey Butter Cake spiked with fresh blueberrries, lemon and lavender essence

then garnished with candied almonds and crystallized lemon twist




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Meramec Bluffs and Chef Chris Morgan

Braised Short Ribs with Sweet Pea Whipped Potato, Fried Shallots, and Pinot Noir Wine Reduction

White Chocolate and Dark Cherry Parfait with Candied Almonds




For more pictures of the event, go to our Facebook page