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• Thursday, October 11 •

Game Day
North-East Public Library will host a game day for adults beginning at 10 a.m. at the library.

A+ Healthy Child Day
Join Mattie Rhodes, 148 N. Topping, Kansas City, Mo., for its A+ Healthy Child Day free event from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Activities will center around physical fitness and healthy eating. The day will also include refreshments, a clown, Zumba for kids, giveaways and more. The farmer’s market will also be held from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

 

• Friday, October 12 •

Story Time and Craft
North-East Public Library will host its story time and craft at 10:30 a.m.

 

• Saturday, October 13 •

James Elementary Reunion
James Elementary, 5810 Scarritt, will host a reunion from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the school. Come for socializing and refreshments.

East Bottoms Reunion
The East Bottoms Reunion will be held at the Pleasant Valley Community Center, 6805 Sobbie Rd., Pleasant Valley, Mo., from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Food and drink will be provided. There’s no cost to attend.

Family Game Day
North-East Public Library will host a family game day at 11 a.m.

NE Neighborhood Cleanup
A neighborhood cleanup will be held from 8 a.m. to noon. Compactor trucks will be located on the south side of Budd Park for trash, yard waste and bulky item disposal. There will also be a trailer for tires. For bulky item pick up, please call 311 or 816-513-1313 to schedule an appointment. In addition, there will be compactor trucks for trash, leaves and brush, and bulky items located at the Concourse. Blue bags will be available at both parks for picking up trash.

No Gas Nationals
No Gas Nationals, a drag race for non-motorized vehicles, will be held at Reservoir Road in Kessler Park at noon. If you can steer it and stop it, you can race it! For more information, email theeddiescustomapvclub@yahoo.com.

International Soccer Tournament in NE
The Northeast Community Kick-off International Soccer Tournament for ages 7 to 10 will be held at the Concourse near the water fountain off of Benton Boulevard. Free food and team pictures will be available after the game. The event is sponsored by Living Faith KC. For more info, contact Andrew, 770-654-1463 or Ben at 816-522-0374.

Scarritt Renaissance Gathering
**UPDATE: Scarritt Renaissance just informed Northeast News that this event has been cancelled.**
Help Scaritt Renaissance celebrate its version of Octoberfest. Join the fun on the grassy area to the west of the Kansas City Museum from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. All are welcome – even if you don’t live in the neighborhood. Bring a choice of beverage, side dish to share and a chair/blanket.

Columbus Day Social
The American Sons/Daughters of Columbus Kansas City will host a Columbus Day Social from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 2415 Independence Ave., Kansas City, Mo. Activities will include wine tastings, live entertainment, food, an Italian auto show, prizes and more.

Fox 4 Love Fund
The Fox 4 Love Fund for Children will be held at Finnegan’s Hall, 503 E. 18th Ave., North Kansas City, Mo. Doors open at 6 p.m. and entertainment begins at 7 p.m. Shanice and Maurice Hayes of America’s Got Talent will perform. Other activities will include dancing, prizes for best costumes and more. For tickets, call Phyllis at (816) 483-5879.

 

• Sunday, October 14 •

Knights of Columbus Monthly Breakfast

Knights of Columbus will host its monthly breakfast at St. Anthony’s Parish St. Joseph Hall, 3208 Lexington, Kansas City, Mo., from 9 a.m. to noon. Cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children.

 

• Upcoming •

Boy Scouts Chili Dinner
Boy Scouts Troop 80 will host their Annual Chili Dinner Oct. 19 from noon to 7 p.m. at St. Anthony’s Parish Hall, 3208 Lexington, Kansas City, Mo.

Pendleton Heights Costume Party
Pendleton Heights will host a costume party fundraiser at AJ’s Bar, 2618 Independence Ave., Kansas City, Mo., from 7:30 p.m. to close on Oct. 20. Proceeds will go toward funding off-duty KCPD officers to patrol the neighborhood. The night will include a bake sale, silent auction, music and costume contest. Cost is $10 at the door.

NEKCHS Homes Tour
Northeast Kansas City Historical Society will host a Fall Homes Tour on Oct. 20 from noon to 5 p.m. Cost is $12 through Oct. 10 and $15 thereafter. Tickets may be purchased online at www.nekchs.com or the day of the event at the sales tent, 1851 Pendleton Ave. For questions, call 816-221-9245.

Hard hat tours
Take a 90-minute tour of Corinthian Hall, the more than 100-year-old home of lumber baron Robert A. Long and his family, with Kansas City Museum Director Christopher Leitch on Oct. 21. Visitors will see Corinthian Hall in mid-renovation, the bare interior of the building exposed for the first time in decades. Visitors will examine 100-year-old craftsmanship, see the ornate salon and library and view the exquisite stained glass windows. Advance registration is required and cost is $5. Tour begins at 12:30 p.m.

Community Curator Program
Join the Kansas City Museum for its monthly Community Curator Program. The program will be held at Union Station at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 23 and Stuart Hinds will talk about the history of Kansas City’s female impersonators.

Scarritt Renaissance Coffee Club
Scarritt Renaissance Coffee Club will host its monthly meeting on Oct. 27 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Feel free to bring a savory or sweet breakfast hors d’oeuvre. Eleos Coffee will cater the drinks. Special speaker will be antique expert and Direcotr of Webster House Keitha Kaminski. All are invited to attend. For the meeting address, RSVP to redchalkstudio@kc.rr.com.

Shaman’s Fire Performance
Shaman’s Fire will perform at 7 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. at the St. John Gardens, 3916-3920 St. John Ave., on Oct. 27. The event is free and will also include a camp fire with s’mores and hot dogs following both performances. Bring your own lawn chairs and blankets.

Spanish Lecture at St. Anthony’s
Julian Zugazagoitia, director and CEO of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, will deliver a lecture in Spanish at St. Anthony Church, 309 Benton Blvd., Kansas City, Mo., on Monday, Oct. 29, at 6 p.m. Zugazagoitia will talk about the spiritual experience of art and his experiences growign up in Mexico, observing the Day of the Dead. The event is open to the public.

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