Posted March 26, 2013 at 10:19 pm

• Wednesday, March 27 •


Northeast Talks
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. This event is sponsored by Mattie Rhodes.



• Thursday, March 28 •


Kansas City’s Birthday
Come celebrate Kansas City’s 160th birthday from 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the City Hall Rotunda, 414 E. 12th St. Mayor Sly James and City Manager Troy Schulte, along with members of the City Council, will speak about Kansas City. Cake and refreshments will be served. All are invited to attend.



• Friday, March 29 •


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. This week’s theme is “Easter Bunnies, Ducks and Chicks!”



• Saturday, March 30 •


VFW Bake Sale
VFW Women’s Auxiliary 9997 will host a bake sale from 11 a.m. to ? at 6801 Wilson Rd., Kansas City, Mo. Proceeds will go toward auxiliary programs. All are welcome to attend.


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.



• Monday, April 1 •


Free Health Screening
Glennon Place Nursing Center will provide free blood pressure and blood sugar checks at Spalitto’s Pharmacy, 3801 Independence Ave.,  Kansas City, Mo., from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Scarritt Renaissance Monthly Meeting
Scarritt Renaissance Neighborhood Association will host its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Kansas City Museum. Agenda items will include the NEKC Historical Society, SRNA Quality of Life Plan, police report and more.


Thacher Elementary Public Meeting
Kansas City Public Schools will host a public meeting regarding the potential demolition of the former Thacher Elementary and address community concerns. The meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Kansas City Museum, 3218 Gladstone Blvd. The meeting will follow the Scarritt Renaissance Neighborhood Association meeting.



• Tuesday, April 2 •


Wimpy Kid Club
Attention all fans of The Diary of a Wimpy Kid! North-East Public Library will host a book club at the library at 5 p.m. Attendees will read from the book, act out scenes, create crafts and play games.



• Upcoming •


Community History Trolley Tour
Celebrate the historic Longview Farm’s centennial with special guide Loula Long Combs’ confidante Michael Raynor. Lumber magnate Robert A. Long commenced his enormous country estate Longview Farm in Lee’s Summit while completing Corinthian Hall. Long’s daughter Loula resided at the farm with husband Pryor Combs starting in 1917. KCM Trolley tourists will see majestic Longview Mansion; the converted show barn, now the home of Longview Elementary School and Longview Chapel Christian Church. The tour ticket includes a stop for lunch. The tour will be held Saturday, April 6, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $40. Meet at Longview Farm Elementary School, 1001 SW Longview Park Dr. Pre-registration is required. To register visit


First Sunday Family Fun Day
Explore the Kansas City home front during World War II at Kansas City Museum’s Sunday Family Fun Day on April 7 from noon to 4 p.m., in conjunction with the Museum’s exhibit: Ours to Fight For: Kansas City During World War II. You’ll learn World War II era songs from performer Emily Tummons; learn about food rationing and canning through activities and demonstrations and create your own war time poster. The exhibit will be available for viewing. There is no cost 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.