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Posted February 13, 2013 at 12:00 am

February 13, 2013

 

• Thursday, February 14 •

 

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

 

 

• Friday, February 15 •

 

Story Time and Craft

Here ye! Here ye! All Fairies and Nymphs! The Kansas City Shakespeare Festival will join the North-East Public Library at 10:30 a.m. for story time for a special Midsummer Night’s Dream craft, story and creative drama activity.

 

 

• Saturday, February 16 •

 

Museum Director’s Hard Hat Tour
Join the Kansas City Museum, 3218 Gladstone Blvd., for a Director’s Hard Hat Tour at 12:30 p.m. Take an extended hard hat tour of Corinthian Hall, the more than 100-year-old home of lumber baron Robert A. Long and his family, with Museum Director Christopher Leitch. Cost is $5.

 

Computer Class
Sign up for a free e-mail account and follow along with this tutorial that teaches the ins and outs of sending and receiving e-mail, as well as how to organize your messages. It all begins at 10:30 a.m. at the North-East Public Library.

 

 

• Monday, February 18 •

 

Indian Mound Neighborhood Meeting
Indian Mound Neighborhood Association will host its monthly meeting at the North-East Public Library at 6:30 p.m.

 

 

• Tuesday, February 19 •

 

ESL 13-week Course
Eleos Coffee, 3401 Independence Ave., Kansas City, Mo., will host a 13-week ESL course every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Practice speaking English with a native speaker. For questions, call Rich, (816) 231-3401.

 

Gardening class
Mattie Rhodes Center, 148 N. Topping Ave., Kansas City, Mo., is hosting a five-week gardening class at the Center which began 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.

 

 

• Upcoming •

 

NEKC Historical Society Membership Meeting
The Northeast Kansas City Historical Society will host a membership meeting at 6 p.m. Feb. 21 at the carriage house at the Kansas City Museum. Please come through the north side of the property (behind the Museum from Norledge Avenue). To learn more about NEKCHS, visit www.nekchs.com.

 

NE Chamber of Commerce Luncheon
The Northeast Kansas City Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly luncheon at Pho Hoa Noodle Soup, 1447 Independence Ave., Kansas City, Mo. Agenda will include the I-70 study and the Kansas City Urban Design Center students, who are studying the Independence Avenue corridor and creating design elements for the Avenue. RSVP to 816-231-3312 or nekcchamber@aol.com. Cost is $15 and includes lunch.

 

Women’s Self Defense Class
The Kansas City Police Department will host a free women’s self defense class March 2 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Regional Police Academy, 6885 NE Pleasant Valley Rd. To register, call Angela, (816) 413-3500 or email angela.mccune@kcpd.org. Course is limited to 50 participants.

 

Kansas City Design Center Charette
Learn more about the Kansas City Design Center’s project regarding the Independence Avenue corridor. KCDC students will discuss their urban vision study of the Avenue beginning at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 3 at the North-East Public Library. Another charette will be held at the library at 5:30 p.m. on April 15.

 

Newhouse Shelter Showdown
Come support Kansas City’s Newhouse, a domestic violence shelter for women and their children, during its fundraiser, “Shelter Showdown.” The fundraiser will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. March 13 at Boulevard Brewery, 2501 Southwest Blvd., Kansas City, Mo. Cost is $30 at the door or $25 in advance and includes all-you-can drink Boulevard beer, wine and pizza. Other activities will include a silent auction, college apparel for sale, basketball games on the big screens, a free throw tourney, and other activities. For more info., visit www.newhouseshelter.org.