Serving and Celebrating our Community
October 27, 2012
Winter Clothes Store – From 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, come shop for winter clothes including coats, gloves, boots, hats and more. There will be items for all ages and sizes and ALL ITEMS ARE FREE to the public. Located inside Kirkwood Baptist Church (211 N Woodlawn Ave).
FREE Electronic Recycling – Thanks to a generous grant from STLCC Meramec, Hands on Kirkwood will be expanding our electronic recycling program. Anything with a plug can be brought to the STLCC Meramec Campus parking lot at the corner of Big Bend Blvd. and Couch Ave. for recycling. 2 TV limit per vehicle. Click here for flyer. Electronics can be dropped off from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm.
FREE Paper Shredding – Thanks to Shred-It, residents can find a safe, confidential, and environmentally friendly way to discard documents and papers with sensitive, confidential, or personal identity information. Paper shedding will be located near the Electronic Recycling at St. Louis Community College at Meramec. Items accepted 9:00 am – 1:00 pm. Two box limit per car.
KiddoPalooza - A FREE safety festival that serves and celebrates children and families located on the grounds of Kirkwood Baptist Church (211 N Woodlawn) from 9:30 am – 1:00 pm. The Kirkwood Police Department will provide Child ID kits. We will have a Helmet Safety Check by St Louis Children’s Hospital. (Please pre-register for the helmet check by calling 314-454-KIDS.) FREE hot dogs and popcorn throughout the event. All events, entertainment and fun stations are FREE including face painting, balloon artists, clown, vehicle fair, and much, much more.
Dog Park – From 9:00 am – 1:00 pm let your dog romp and play with friends in a safe environment. Keep your dog safe with Avid Microchip. Chips will be available free of charge to the first 100 dogs. Held on the grounds of Kirkwood Baptist (211 N Woodlawn), this event is great for neighbors with two and four legs. A few rules ensure fun for all. 1. Clean up after yourself and your dog. 2. All dogs must have up-to-date vaccination. 3. Only dogs over four months old please.
Winter Car Check-Up – Ever wonder if your car is ready for the winter? Well, wonder no more. Stop by Kirkwood Baptist at 211 N Woodlawn from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm where volunteers will inspect fluid levels, tire inflation and wear, wiper blades, batteries and point out any items visitors need to address with their local mechanic. Wiper fluid will be available if needed and tires will be properly inflated all for FREE.
Winter Clothes - Drop-off locations for new and gently used winter coats, hats, gloves, boots, scarves, sweaters, etc include Concordia Lutheran, the Kirkwood City Hall, Kirkwood Police Department, Kirkwood Public Library, Kirkwood YMCA, Kirkwood Baptist, Kirkwood United Methodist, Harrison Avenue MBC, and Kirkwood United Church of Christ. Items will be made available for FREE to the public on Saturday, October 27th at our Winter Clothing Store.
Community Collection - On October 19-20, volunteers will hang bags on doors throughout Kirkwood with a list of needed items for Kirk Care and Nurses for Newborns. On October 27th, volunteers will return to collect all donated items. If your home does not receive a bag or if would like to donate items before October 27th, please contact Kirkwood Baptist Church at 314-965-2349. Click here for needed items.