Southwest Garden Neighborhood Association, St. Louis MO

March 5 News

Hello Neighbors,

Although we still have snow on the ground, think spring!   Here is what is happening in and around our neighborhood!

(1)   2nd Annual Trivia Night

(2)   Spring classes at the Missouri Botanical Garden

(3)   Beans, Bike and Brew

(4)   Upcoming Elections

SWGNA Trivia Night: 

The 2nd Annual Trivia night will be held on March 29th at the St. Louis Activity Center, 5602 Arsenal Street.  Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Tables of eight are $200.00 or $25.00 per person.  Beverages will be provided.  Please bring snacks to share with your table.   Door prizes will be rewarded; a 50/50 raffle and silent auction will be held, as well.  We are still looking for items and would appreciate your generous support!   Feel free to contact S. J. Pagano, chair of the event at: to arrange drop off of your donation.   This event represents a primary source of revenue for the association, so please mark your calendar and join us.



Spring and Summer Classes at the Missouri Botanical Garden:

MissouriBotanical Garden classes offer something for absolutely everyone!  From basic cooking classes to gardening and advanced landscaping design for the seasoned gardener.  In addition, to cooking, gardening and “going green,” the Garden offers classes on health and wellness, arts and crafts, nature studies and much, much more.  Advanced registration is required and fees vary by program.  Garden members receive a discount.  To learn more go to or call 314-577-5140.



Beans, Bikes and Brews:

Kick off the upcoming ride season and enjoy great food, drink, live music and gear from local bike shops.  Bicycle parking available. To be held at Immaculate Conception Parish Hall 7240 Anna Ave.Maplewood, MO on Saturday, March 8th from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.  Admission is $5.00 if you bring chili or other dish; $10.00 without a dish.  Free for children under 10 and for 2013 Trailnet volunteers.


Spring Forward:

Just a friendly reminder daylight savings time is this Sunday, March 9th, set your clocks one hour forward!


Upcoming Elections:

Our next scheduled membership meeting is April 28th.  In order to vote members must pay dues by March 28th.


“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.”

(Albert Camus)









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