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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8

 

Museum Kids Summer Drop-ins

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

 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 9

 

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.

 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 10

 

Kansas City Museum Summer Concert Series

Join the Kansas City Museum, 3218 Gladstone Blvd., at 7 p.m. for its free Summer Concert Series. Featured band is The Grisley Hand, a delectable mash of styles with a folk twinge.

 

Museum Kids Summer Drop-ins

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

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 11

 

Community Crime Prevention Showcase

A Community Crime Prevention Showcase will be held 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, horse rides, refreshments, bounce houses, carnival games, a garage sale and school supplies. The event is being sponsored by a number of area churches, KCPD, KCFD, Samuel U. Rogers Health Center and ACTS Ministries.

 

SUNDAY, AUGUST 12

 

Race for the Cure

The Susan G. Komen Kansas City Race for the Cure will begin at Union Station, 30 West Pershing Rd. Registration/partner expo will open at 6 a.m. followed by the 5K competitive run start at 7:30 a.m.; the 5K non-competitive run/walk start at 7:45 a.m.; the 1-mile start at 8 a.m. Survivor Recognition and Awards Ceremony will begin at 9:15 a.m. followed by the Survivor Parade at 9:30 a.m.

 

Knights of Columbus Monthly Breakfast

Join Knights of Columbus Council 4613 for its monthly breakfast from 9 a.m. to noon. Cost is $6 for adults and $4 for children. The monthly breakfast will be held at St. Anthony’s Parish St. Joseph Hall, 3208 Lexington, Kansas City, Mo.

 

Sunday Family Movie

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

 

TUESDAY, AUGUST 14

 

Independence Plaza Neighborhood Meeting

Independence Plaza Neighborhood Council will host its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. in the basement of the City Union Mission’s New Life Center Building, 1301 Olive. Snacks will be provided and all are welcome to bring a friend.

 

UPCOMING

 

America’s Lost Treasures

National Geographic’s Kansas City episode of America’s Lost Treasures, which filmed at Union Station and the Kansas City Museum, will air on Nat Geo at 9 p.m. on Aug. 15. One of Northeast’s very own is featured on the episode.

 

In the Pink of the Evening Summer Concert Series

Northeast Arts KC’s next installment of its summer concert series will be held Saturday, Aug. 18, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Colonnade at Concourse Park. The free concert will also include a round-up of area food truck vendors along Gladstone Boulevard. Featured band will be Rex Hobart and the Honky Tonk Standards.

 

Community Resource Fair

A Community Resource Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26, at Blue Valley Park, 23rd and Topping. The event is being hosted by the Penny Mill Foundation and activities will include special speakers, games, horse show, music, face painting, free food and giveaways. The goal of the fair is to link persons in need of assistance with organizations that can help them in a casual and non-threatening environment.

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