Posted January 16, 2013 at 12:00 am


• Thursday, January 17 •


Million Dollar Movie
Check out North-East Public Library’s “Million Dollar Movie” at 10 a.m. at the library, 6000 Wilson Rd.



• Friday, January 18 •


Story Time and Craft
Join North-East Public Library for its weekly story time and craft at 10:30 a.m. Stories geared toward toddlers and pre-schoolers.



• Saturday, January 19 •


Literacy KC Volunteer Orientation
Literacy Kansas City will host an orientation for volunteer tutors at 9 a.m. at the American Red Cross Building, 211 W. Armour Blvd., Kansas City, Mo. Register at (816) 333-9332 or e-mail For more details:


Scarritt Renaissance Coffee Club
The Scarritt Renaissance Coffee Club will host its monthly gathering from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Guest speaker Nancy Powell will talk about the Historic Northeast’s parks and boulevards system and the early settlement of the area by Nathan Scarritt. All are welcome to attend, even if you don’t live in the neighborhood. Feel free to bring a sweet or savory breakfast hors d’oeuvre. Coffee will be catered by Eleos Coffee. To RSVP and to receive the meeting location, email



• Monday, January 21 •


Indian Mound Neighborhood Monthly Meeting
Indian Mound Neighborhood Association will host its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Hope Community Church, 117 N. Denver Ave., instead of the North-East Public Library due to the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. David Johnson will discuss the Independence Ave. streetcar proposal.



• Upcoming •


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 at 6 p.m. See Page 7 for more details.


2013 Ice Bowl
Kansas City Flying Disc Club will host its 26th Annual KC Ice Bowl at Rosedale Disc Golf Course, Rosedale Park, Kansas City, Kan., on Jan. 26-27. To sign up, contact Ben Crosby at (785) 393-1555 or email Proceeds will benefit the Bishop Sullivan Center located in Historic Northeast.


KCPS Community Meeting
Kansas City Public Schools will host several community meetings to garner public input regarding the district. The Historic Northeast meeting will be held at Gladstone Elementary, 335 N. Elmwood from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 29. Free childcare, a light meal and translation services in Spanish and Somali will be provided.


CCO Monthly Film Series
Communities Creating Opportunities (CCO) will begin hosting a monthly film series to highlight critical issues affecting the KC metro. The films will be shown at 7 p.m. on the last Wednesday of every month at CCO’s new offices, 2400 Troost on the fourth floor of the KCMO Health Department. This month’s film is “A Better Life,” and will be shown on Jan. 30. RSVP to Wendy Medina, 816-221-9900 or


Cultures Without Borders Call for Artists
The Cultures Without Borders Traveling Art Exhibit, sponsored by Northeast Arts KC, is accepting applications for the 2013 show. Applications are due Jan. 31 and artwork is due for jury on Feb. 16. For more information, visit