Posted October 30, 2012 at 11:00 pm


• Wednesday, October 31•


Scare-It Halloween
Scarritt Renaissance will host its annual Scare-It Halloween from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. It will span four blocks starting at the KC Museum and continuing to Gladstone Boulevard and Mersington.



• Thursday, November 1 •


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.


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 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. 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.




• Friday, November 2 •


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.




• Saturday, November 3 •

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 from 9 a.m. to noon at Samuel U. Rodgers, 825 Euclid Ave., Kansas City, Mo.


Smoke Alarm Giveaway
Volunteers with free smoke alarms, batteries and fire prevention materials will visit more than 500 homes in Historic Northeast Saturday morning. The group will canvass a 25-square block area around the Jesus Cristo El Buen Pastor Church, 4925 St. John Ave.


Scarritt Renaissance Quality of Life meeting
A Quality of Life Planning Summit facilitated by former Kansas City Mayor Kay Barnes will be held for the Scarritt Renaissance neighborhood. The meeting will be held from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s Flarsheim Hall, 5110 Rockhill. Lunch will be provided so please RSVP by Oct. 31 to 816-753-0055, ext. 16.




• Sunday, November 4 •

First Sunday Family Fun Day
The KC Museum will host its First Sunday Family Fun Day from noon to 4 p.m. at the museum, 3218 Gladstone Blvd.




• Monday, November 5 •

Scarritt Renaissance monthly meeting
Scaritt Renaissance Neighborhood Association will host its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the KC Museum.




• Upcoming •

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.


VFW Potluck Dinner
VFW Aux. 9997 will host a potluck dinner from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. for all veterans on Nov. 10 at 6801 Wilson Rd., Kansas City, Mo. All veterans and families are welcome. Please bring a dish to share.


Knights of Columbus Monthly Breakfast
Join Knights of Columbus Council 4613 for it’s monthly breakfast on Nov. 11 from 9 a.m. to noon. 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.


Independence Plaza neighborhood elections
Independence Plaza Neighborhood Association will hold officer elections for the 2013 calendar year on Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. at City Union Mission, 13th and Olive. If you are interested in being selected for the election, contact Lee Lambert, (816) 241-4868.


VFW Bake Sale
VFW Aux. 9997 will host a bake sale Nov. 17 at the post, 6801 Wilson Rd., Kansas City, Mo., from noon until they run out of goodies.