Posted August 28, 2012 at 11:00 pm



 • Thursday, August 30 •


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.



 • Friday, August 31 • 


Taco Dinner & Country Music
Join Knights of Columbus Council 4613 for a taco dinner and country music from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at St. Anthony’s Parish Hall, 3208 Lexington, Kansas City, Mo.


Story Time and Craft
Join North-East Public Library for its weekly story time and craft at 10:30 a.m. Parents and kids will enjoy stories geared toward toddlers and pre-schoolers.  Get ready for songs, tongue twisters and dramatic play.

• Sunday, September 2 • 

KC Museum’s Family Fun Day
Join the Kansas City Museum, 3218 Gladstone Blvd., for its First Sunday Family Fun Day from noon to 4 p.m.  September’s theme is printmaking. Families can experiment with Gyotaku fish printing, discover  Batik printing, make flower rubbing collages and more. Cost is free.


Sunday Family Movie
Check out North-East Public Library’s Sunday Family Movie at the library at 2 p.m. This week’s movie is “Joyful Noise.”



 • Tuesday, September 4 •

The Wimpy Club
Come and celebrate your favorite book series at 5 p.m. at the North-East Public Library, 6000 Wilson Rd., Kansas City, Mo. Eight to 12-year-olds are invited to join. Activities will include reading from the book, acting out scenes, crafts and playing games. The club meets the 1st Tuesday of the month.



 • Upcoming • 

Scarrritt Renaissance Monthly Meeting
Due to the Labor Day holiday, the Scarritt Renaissance Neighborhood Association will not meet on Sept. 3. Instead, it will host its monthly meeting on Sept. 10 at 6:30 p.m. at the Kansas City Museum.


NEKC Taste and Tour
The Northeast Kansas City Chamber of Commerce will host the NEKC Taste and Tour 2012 Sept. 8 from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Cost is $20 in advance or $25 at the door. The Taste and Tour will be held at the American Sons of Columbus Hall, 2415 Independence Ave., and will feature delectable samples from about 20 Historic Northeast restaurants. In addition, a tour bus will take attendees around Northeast to show off gems like the Kansas City Museum, historic homes and more. The night will also include a performance by the Swingsters, the Grand Marquis Band, a cash bar, silent auction, raffle and 50/50 drawing. To purchase tickets, call (816) 231-3312 or visit the following locations: Northeast News, 5715 St. John Ave.; UMB Bank, 6400 Independence Ave.; Central Bank of Kansas City, 2301 Independence Blvd. The event serves as a major fundraiser for the chamber.


Hard Hat Happy Hour
Explore Kansas City Museum’s more than 100-year-old mansion home, Corinthian Hall, with a glass of wine during Kansas City Museum’s Hard Hat Happy Hour on Sept. 6. You’ll see Corinthian Hall in mid-renovation, examine 100-year-old craftsmanship and listen to museum staff relay future plans for the mansion. Cost is $5. Attendees must be at least 21 to attend. Tour will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.


Knights of Columbus Bingo
Join Knights of Columbus Council 4613 for a night of bingo from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, at St. Anthony’s Parish Hall, 3208 Lexington, Kansas City, Mo. Food will be available for purchase.


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


Police Roll Call in Northeast
Kansas City Police Department will host a front porch roll call in Spanish at 7 p.m. Sept. 11 at La Flor de Chiapas Mexican Restaurant, 3253 Independence Ave. This is an opportunity to meet the officers that patrol your neighborhood, express concerns and ask questions.


Walk and Talk Tours
This month, Kansas City Museum will host its Walk and Talk Tours at the historic Country Club Plaza at 2 p.m. Sept. 16. Cost is $5. Attendees will learn about the first suburban shopping district, the architecture and more. To pre-register, visit