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Hard hat tours
Take a hard hat tour of Corinthian Hall, the more than 100-year-old home of lumber baron Robert A. Long and his family. Kansas City Museum, 3218 Gladstone Blvd., Kansas City, Mo., will now host the free tours on Thursdays at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

KCPS and Heart to Heart provides school supplies
Kansas City Public Schools and Heart to Heart International will be hosting a press event at the Heart to Heart International Warehouse to explain the program, “Back to School, Back to Health.” One facet of the program includes providing backpacks filled with school supplies and personal hygiene kits to students in need. The backpacks will be distributed on the first day of school.
*Previously we reported parents and students could pick up the backpacks at Heart to Heart. We regret the error.

Museum Kids Summer Drop-ins
The Kansas City Museum will host its summer drop-in program on Wednesdays and Fridays in July and August from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is free. Drop in with your child for games, music, stories and artns & crafts.

La Chalupa Farmer’s Market
Mattie Rhodes Community Center, 148 N. Topping, will host La Chalupa Farmer’s Market every Thursday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Mattie Rhodes parking lot. EBT/SNAP cards will get extra dollars for local produce.

Thurs-Day Dreamin’
Join North-East Public Library,
6000 Wilson Rd., at 4:30 p.m. for Thurs-Day Dreamin’. Each Thursday will feature a creative activity ranging from games to crafts to workshops to movies and more! Most enjoyed by Tweens and Teens.

Northeast Kansas City Historical Society meeting
The public is invited to attend the Northeast Kansas City Historical Society meeting from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the North-East Public Library, 6000 Wilson Rd. Attendees will learn more about the organization and how to become a member. For questions, email board@nekchs.com.

Museum Kids Summer Drop-ins
The Kansas City Museum will host its summer drop-in program on Wednesdays and Fridays in July and August from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is free. Drop in with your child for games, music, stories and arts & crafts.

Story-Time and Craft
Join North-East Public Library for its weekly story time and craft at 10:30 a.m. This story time group promotes literacy in children with the participation of caring family members. This week’s theme is “monsters.”

Knights of Columbus Country Jam
Join Knights of Columbus Council 4613 for a night of dancing and country music by Richard Lalla from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at St. Anthony’s Parish Hall,
3208 Lexington, Kansas City, Mo. Food will be available for purchase.

Silly Saturday Stories
Join North-East Public Library for join fun stories, games and activities for children and their parents. It all begins at 1 p.m. at the library.

Coffee Club
Join Scarritt Renaissance residents for their monthly coffee club meeting. This month’s meeting will be held at St. John Gardens Community Garden, 3922 St. John Ave., from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Eleos Coffee will provide tea and coffee. Sharon Goldstein of Kansas City Community Gardens will be the guest speaker. Both Scarritt and non-Scarritt residents are invited to attend.

FitNFine
Learn about healthy habits to help you maintain a healthy weight during North-East Public Library’s FitNFine. Class begins at 1:30 p.m. at the library.

Sunday Family Movie
Check out North-East Public Library’s Sunday Family Movie at the library at 2 p.m.

Wimpy Club
Attention all fans of The Diary of a Wimpy Kid! North-East Public Library will host a book club at the library at 3 p.m. on Mondays in July where attendees can chat about the book, play games and create their own Wimpy Journals. Children ages 8 to 12 are welcome to attend and will receive a free copy of the book.

Back to School Rally
A Back to School Rally will be held from 6 p.m. to ? Friday, Aug. 3, at Victory Temple Christian Life Center, 3301 E. 12th St., Kansas City, Mo. The evening will include health information, basketball, refreshments, school supplies, bounce houses, stage performances, music, horseback rides and more. All are invited to attend. For more information, call (816) 241-4434.

Kansas City Museum Summer Concert Series
Join the Kansas City Museum, 3218 Gladstone Blvd., for its Summer Concert Series on Friday, Aug. 10. The free concert will begin at 7 p.m. and will feature The Grisley Hand, a delectable mash of styles with a folk twinge.

Community Crime Prevention Showcase
A Community Crime Prevention Showcase will be held Saturday, Aug. 11, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Northeast Middle School’s Soccer Field, 4904 E. Independence Ave. The free event will include live bands, rap, horse rides, refreshments, bounce houses, carnival games, clothes and school supplies. The event is being sponsored by a number of area churches, KCPD, KCFD, Samuel U. Rogers Health Center and ACTS.

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