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.

Competing Chefs!

TOWK logoSunday, April 17, 5:30-8pm
Kirkwood Community Center
111 S. Geyer, Kirkwood, MO 63122
Eight senior living communities compete for the best entree and best dessert.
Thank you to our 2016 participating chefs from:


  • Aberdeen Heights
  • Cape Albeon
  • Crestview Senior Living
  • Friendship Village at Chesterfield
  • Friendship Village at Sunset Hills
  • Laclede Groves
  • Meramec Bluffs
  • Our Lady of Life Apartments

Limited seating so purchase your tickets soon, for more information, call 314-395-0988

Guest Speakers Friday, April 1 at WHUMC

World's Fair

  • Missouri History Museum Docent, Sharon Smith, The World’s Fair in Photographs: Planning, Construction and Being There
  • Rick Skinner, Vice President, Volunteer Center, United Way Quality Standards: How to Know Your Contributions of Time, Treasure and Talents Truly Make and Impact on the Community

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

“This is not Just Your Kids Library” – Rescheduled Date March 30

This is ncoffeeot Just Your Kids Library,” a Discussion of Library Resources for All Ages

The Shepherd’s Center is hosting a Community Connection Coffee on Wednesday, March 30 at 9:30 a.m. at Webster Groves Public Library, 301 E. Lockwood, Webster Groves, MO 63119. 

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Shepherd’s Center at 314-395-0988 or email
 Libraries have resources for people of all ages. Join Tom Cooper, from Webster Groves Public Library, who will discuss the Book-a-Librarian technology assistance program, the Wednesday afternoon computer classes, e-books, downloadable magazines, and the outreach program for people who can’t make it to the library. And Nick O’ Neal, from the Kirkwood Public Library, who will talk about the Computer Lab, VHS-DVD converters,  a CD/DVD Duplicator, 3D Printing and their one-on-one technology assistance program, Grab-a-Geek.

Inspiring older adults through volunteerism, enrichment and community connection