Posted January 2, 2013 at 12:00 am


• Wednesday, January 2 •


Family Movie Matinee
Join North-East Public Library for a family movie matinee at 10 a.m.



• Thursday, January 3 •


Family Movie Matinee
Join North-East Public Library for a family movie matinee at 10 a.m.



• Friday, January 4 •


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. This week’s theme is “Stay Warm.”


• Saturday, January 5 •


Basic Computer Class
The North-East Public Library will host a computer class at 10:30 a.m. Learn about hardware and software components.



• Sunday, January 6 •


North-East Book Club
Each month the North-East Book Club meets to share their passion for books and riveting book discussions. The book club will be held at 2 p.m. at the library.



• Upcoming •


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


Literacy KC Volunteer Orientation
Learn about the causes, effects, and prevalence of functional illiteracy, and how volunteers can be part of the solution. Literacy Kansas City will host a volunteer orientation on Jan. 14 at 6 p.m. and on Jan. 19 at 9 a.m. at the American Red Cross Building, 211 W. Armour Blvd., Kansas City, Mo. Register for either session at (816) 333-9332 or e-mail Literacy Kansas City trains tutors to serve adults and older teens with free, one-on-one, confidential reading assistance throughout the greater metropolitan area; Northeast and midtown volunteers especially needed. For more details:


Gardening class
Mattie Rhodes Center, 148 N. Topping Ave., Kansas City, Mo., will host a five-week gardening class at the Center beginning on Jan. 22. The weekly classes will be held every Tuesday at 6 p.m. and are free of charge. Receive training and support on how to develop a small vegetables market booth at a local farmer’s market. Also, learn about gardening techniques and how you can find space for your own garden. Refreshments and babysitting will be available. For more information, contact Viannella, (816) 581-5677.


KCPS Community Meeting
Kansas City Public Schools will host several community meetings, including one in Historic Northeast. The Northeast meeting will be held at Gladstone Elementary, 335 N. Elmwood from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 29. Each meeting, sponsored by the Local Investment Commission (LINC), will include free childcare, a light meal and translation services in Spanish and Somali. Participants will work in small groups led by a KCPS Board of Education member to provide input regarding KCPS. Each meeting is identical and citizens may attend one or more. General information regarding other KCPS programs and initiatives will also be available.