March 16, 2013
• Wednesday, March 13 •
Newhouse Shelter Showdown
Newhouse, a domestic violence shelter for women and their children, will host its fundraiser, “Shelter Showdown,” from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. 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, free throw tourney and more. For more info., visit www.newhouseshelter.org.
KC Museum’s “Ours to Fight For” exhibit
The Kansas City Museum’s new exhibit, “Ours to Fight For: Kansas City During World War II” runs through May 19 and will showcase Kansas City life during WWII and war artifacts. Tours will be available on the hour from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wed.-Sat. and from noon to 3 p.m. on Sun.
• Friday,March 15 •
Story Time and Craft
Join North-East Public Library for its weekly story time and craft at 10:30 a.m. geared toward toddlers and pre-schoolers.
All You Can Eat Shrimp Dinner
The Ancient Order of Hibernians in America will host an all you can eat shrimp dinner every Friday from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. through March 22 at Redemptorist Catholic Church Cafeteria, 33rd and Broadway, Kansas City, Mo. Cost is $6 for children ages six to 13 and $12 for adults.
• Saturday,March 16 •
Director’s Hard Hat Tour
Take an extended tour of Corinthian Hall, the more than 100-year-old home of lumber baron Robert A. Long and his family, with Kansas City Museum Director Christopher Leitch. Cost is $5. Tour begins at 12:30 p.m.
• Sunday, March 17 •
VFW St. Patrick’s Day Lunch
VFW Men’s Auxiliary 9997, 6801 Wilson Rd., KCMO, will serve corned beef and cabbage dinners and reuben sandwiches from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. or until food runs out. Cost is $6 in advance and $7 at the door for corned beef and cabbage. Sandwiches are $5. The public is welcome to attend.
• Monday, March 18 •
Indian Mound Neighborhood meeting
Indian Mound Neighborhood Association will host its monthly meeting at North-East Public Library at 6:30 p.m.
• Upcoming •
All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast
Northeast Neighbor to Neighbor will host an all you can eat pancake breakfast catered by Chris Cakes on March 23 from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Sons of Columbus Hall, 2415 Independence Ave., Kansas City, Mo. Proceeds will support the non-profit organization Neighbor to Neighbor, which assists Northeast residents with short-term medical needs. Cost is $6.
St. Anthony’s St .Joseph Table
St. Anthony’s Church will host its St. Joseph Table on March 18-19 at St. Anthony’s St. Joseph Hall, 318 Benton Blvd., Kansas City, Mo. Viewing of the table will be held from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. March 18. Italian cookies, cannoli and sphingi will be for sale. Fr. Paul Turner will perform a concert of Italian chamber music at 7 p.m. with Alex Shum on violin and Ho Anthony Ahn on cello. Father Paul will play harpsichord. On March 19, mass will be held in honor of St. Joseph at 8 a.m. followed by a blessing of the table. A pasta Milanese dinner will be served from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at St. Joseph Hall.
Holy Cross Parish St. Joseph Table
Holy Cross Parish will host its St. Joseph Table on March 18-19 at Holy Cross Parish, 5106 St. John Ave., Kansas City, Mo. Viewing of the table will be held March 18 from noon to 5 p.m., with a blessing at 1 p.m. On March 19, lunch and dinner will be served from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Carry-out dinners are $3. Cookies and cannolis will be sold both days.
All You Can Eat Shrimp Dinner
Holy Rosary Church will host an All You Can Eat Shrimp Dinner at the Don Bosco Senior Center, 580 Campbell, Kansas City, Mo., from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on March 22. The dinner will also include corn, potatoes and dessert. Advance tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for children eight and younger. Tickets at the door are $18.
VFW Bake Sale
VFW Women’s Auxiliary 9997 will host a bake sale from 11 a.m. to ? March 30 at 6801 Wilson Rd., Kansas City, Mo. Proceeds will go toward auxiliary programs. All are welcome to attend.