Posted October 23, 2012 at 11:00 pm


Wednesday, October 24

Microloan Program Info Session
The KCMO CDE will host its next microloan information session from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. To register and for more information, contact Tiffany, (816) 216-1851 ext. 111 or email Seating is limited.


Thursday, October 25

La Chalupa Farmers Market
Mattie Rhodes’ La Chalupa Farmers Market will be held from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. and features locally grown produce. The farmers market will be held every Thursday at the Mattie Rhodes Center, 148 N. Topping Ave., Kansas City, Mo. SNAP/EBT cards will be accepted.

Ultimate Baconator Challenge
The Ultimate Baconator Challenge will be held at Barney Allis Plaza in Kansas City from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. While supplies last, bacon aficionados can enjoy a free Son of Baconator with a Wendy’s Frosty, as well as receive gift cards, T-shirts and other merchandise.


• Friday, October 26

Not-So-Scary Halloween Show
Visit the North-East Public Library for Dino O’Dell’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Show at 10:30 a.m. O’Dell will sing and tell stories of space aliens, monsters under the bed and swimming in peanut butter. Wear your Halloween costume, too!



Saturday, October 27

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

Independence Boulevard Christian Church will host a Trunk-or-Treat for children 13 and younger from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 606 Gladstone Blvd., Kansas City, Mo. For questions, call the church at (816) 241-0016.

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. 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.



• Sunday, October 28 •

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



• Monday, October 29 •

Track n Treat
The Police Athletic League (PAL) is hosting a Track n Treat for youngsters from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the PAL football field, 1801 White. For every lap a youngster runs or walks around the track, he or she will receive a treat. Participants can receive up to 10 treats, totaling 2.5 miles. To donate candy for the event, call Shawnie Nix, (816) 589-1209.

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., at 6 p.m. Zugazagoitia will talk about the spiritual experience of art and his experiences growing up in Mexico, observing the Day of the Dead. The event is open to the public.



• Upcoming •

Hard Hat Happy Hour
Explore Kansas City Museum’s 100+ year old mansion home, Corinthian Hall, with a glass of wine during Kansas City Museum’s Hard Hat Happy Hour Nov. 1. You’ll see Corinthian Hall in mid-renovation and hear first-hand about plans for the grand mansion’s future from Museum Director Christopher Leitch and Museum staff. All for only $5! Tour members must be 21 to attend and wear closed-toe shoes.

Flu Shots
Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center will offer flu vaccines to the public for $15. If you have insurance, be sure to bring your card with you. The vaccination clinic will be held Nov. 3 from 9 a.m. to noon at Samuel U. Rodgers, 825 Euclid Ave., Kansas City, Mo.

Knights of Columbus Bingo
Join Knights of Columbus Council 4613 for a night of bingo and food from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Nov. 9 at St. Anthony’s Parish St. Joseph Hall, 3208 Lexington, Kansas City, Mo.