• Thursday, March 21 •
Glennon Place Nursing Center is co-sponsoring a day of bingo with the Don Bosco Senior Center for senior citizens from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Don Bosco Senior Center, 580 Campbell St., Kansas City, Mo. Prizes will be available. Cost is 25 cents per card.
• Friday, March 22 •
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
Holy Rosary Church’s All You Can Eat Shrimp Dinner at the Don Bosco Senior Center, 580 Campbell, Kansas City, Mo., will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Advance tickets are $15 for adults & $8 for children eight and younger. Tickets at the door are $18.
• Saturday, March 23 •
All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast
Northeast Neighbor to Neighbor will host an all you can eat pancake breakfast catered by Chris Cakes from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. at American Sons of Columbus Hall, 2415 Independence Ave., KCMO. Proceeds will support the non-profit organization Neighbor to Neighbor, which assists Northeast residents with short-term medical needs. Cost is $6.
Westport Center for the Arts Program
Kids Team up for Art will help youngsters create a work of art with professional artists to be displayed at the North-East Public Library branch. Children ages 7-13 are welcome to attend. The event will be held at 1:30 p.m. at the North-East Public Library, 6000 Wilson Rd.
• Sunday, March 24 •
Winter Reading Program Party
Join North-East Public Library at 2 p.m. for a party to celebrate the completion of the Winter Reading Program “While the City Sleeps.” There will be food and drawings for prizes as they discuss the reading lists. (For participants in the KC Library Adult Winter Reading Program.)
• Tuesday, March 26 •
Northeast Kansas City Chamber Luncheon
The Northeast Kansas City Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly luncheon from noon to 1 p.m. at Hamburguesa Loca (Crazy Hamburger), 3009 Independence Ave., Kansas City, Mo. Scott Overbay of Parks and Recreation will provide an update on the Independence and Benton Boulevard intersection design. Cost is $15 and includes lunch. RSVP to Rebecca Koop, (816) 231-3312 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Upcoming •
Share Northeast neighborhood concerns and solutions during Northeast Talks at the Mattie Rhodes Center, 148 N. Topping Ave., Kansas City, Mo. from noon to 1 p.m. on March 27.
Easter Egg Hunt in Northeast
The Scarritt Renaissance neighborhood will host an Easter egg hunt for ages 10 years and younger on March 30 beginning at 9 a.m. at The Colonnade at Concourse Park, 200 S. Benton, Kansas City, Mo. Eggs will be filled with candy and prizes. All are invited to attend – even if you don’t live in the neighborhood. The Easter bunny will also make an appearance and will be available for pictures. There is no cost to participate in the Easter egg hunt.
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.
Independence Plaza neighborhood meeting
Independence Plaza Neighborhood Council will host its next monthly meeting on April 9 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center, 825 Euclid, Kansas City, Mo.