Keeping the Conversation Going + Picnic Lunch

Have you ever had a conversation start off well but then fall flat? What do we do with those awkward silences? At this event, we will explore techniques for keeping a great conversation moving in the right direction. We will continue to practice these new skills over lunch.

Event Regions: North St. Louis County
Event Categories: Dining Out, Educational & Instructional
Event Ages: Young Adults
Event Timing: Weekend

Following Directions / Recipes + Cooking Class

This class provides an opportunity to learn all steps involved in planning a delicious and nutritious meal. The group will be selecting meals, shopping for supplies, prepping the food, and dining together.

Event Regions: Pathways Office
Event Categories: Dining Out, Educational & Instructional
Event Ages: Young Adults
Event Timing: Weekday Evening

Small Talk + Bowling

Participants will learn about the art of small talk with new peers. We will review strategies and examples of how to break the silence in conversation and engage in small talk. The group will have the chance to practice these new small talk skills at the bowling alley.

Event Regions: Pathways Office, South St. Louis County
Event Categories: Educational & Instructional, Sports & Games
Event Ages: Young Adults
Event Timing: Weekend

Problem Solving + Scavenger Hunt

After we work through problem solving techniques for situations big and small, we will put our skills to the test with a scavenger hunt. This hands-on learning experience will allow participants to practice problem solving in a tangible way.

Event Regions: Pathways Office, West St. Louis County
Event Categories: Educational & Instructional, Sports & Games
Event Ages: Young Adults
Event Timing: Weekday Evening

Questions to Break the Ice + Social Game Night

This event will help enhance participant’s ability to introduce themselves, get to know new people, and make a good first impression. We will spend the evening getting to know each other and playing ice breaker games.

Event Regions: Pathways Office, St. Louis City
Event Categories: Educational & Instructional, Sports & Games
Event Ages: Young Adults
Event Timing: Weekday Evening

Countertop Cooking

The Countertop Cooking theme for this month is Mexican food. Let staff know if you have any specific recipe ideas or requests. We will work together to cook several recipes, and then sit down to eat our creations.

Event Regions: Pathways Office
Event Categories: Educational & Instructional
Event Ages: Adults, Seniors
Event Timing: Weekday Evening

Social College: Asking for Help

If asking for help feels uncomfortable or hard, this Social College class may help! The group will learn a few strategies about how to ask for help. You can share stories of when it was hard to ask for help and get feedback from the group.

Event Regions: Virtual
Event Categories: Educational & Instructional
Event Ages: Adults, Seniors
Event Timing: Weekday Evening