Posted May 21, 2013 at 11:45 pm

• Wednesday, May 22 •

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, May 23 •

Don Bosco Bingo
Glennon Place Nursing Center will co-host bingo and provide prizes at the Don Bosco Senior Center, 580 Campbell St., Kansas City, Mo., from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

La Chalupa Farmer’s Market 
Mattie Rhodes’ La Chalupa’s Farmer’s Market, 148 N. Topping, will open for the season on May 23 and will be held every Thursday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Enjoy fresh eggs, vegetables, fruit, baked goods and more.

Small Business Seminar
The National Native American Chamber of Commerce will host a Small Business Seminar from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce offices, 2001 Grand Blvd., Suite 700, Kansas City, Mo. Featured speaker will be Roger Campos, president and CEO of the Minority RoundTable in Washington, D.C. Registration is from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and a free breakfast will be provided. Space is limited. RSVP to Patsy Stuke at (913) 647-7575 or email


• Friday, May 24 •

Story Time and Craft
Join North-East Public Library, 6000 Wilson Rd., for its weekly story time and craft at 10:30 a.m. This story time group promotes literacy in children with the participation of caring family members.


• Sunday, May 26 •

Sunday Family Movie
Check out North-East Public Library’s Sunday Family Movie at the library at 2 p.m.


• Tuesday, May 28 •

Northeast Chamber Monthly Meeting
The Northeast Kansas City Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly chamber luncheon at Green River Chinese Restaurant, 2120 E. 12th St., from noon to 1 p.m. Guest speaker is Frank Mulhern of Northwestern Mutual, who will talk about small business insurance issues. Chamber officers will also be elected.


• Upcoming •

Heart of America Stand Down
More than 100 local, government and faith-based organizations have partnered together to give Kansas City’s veterans a hand up, not a hand out.  The Stand Down event will be held from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. May 31 and from 7 a.m. to noon on June 1 at the Kansas City Scottish Rite Temple, 1330 E. Linwood Blvd., Kansas City, Mo. More than 1,400 veterans are homeless in the KC metro area and Stand Down’s objective is to provide homeless veterans with access to short and long-term resources need to begin rebuilding their lives. Please bring a photo ID and a copy of your DD214 to the event. Activities will include entertainment, haircuts, clothing and toiletry distribution and organizations to assist with housing assistance, veterans’ benefits, among others. The event is free.

Hard Hat Exhibit Series
Check out the Kansas City Museum’s exhibit “That’s the Idea! Patents and Inventions from the Kansas City Museum Collection” from June 1 to Sept. 8. The exhibit will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, and from noon to 3 p.m. on Sundays. Tours will be available on the hour. Learn about Kansas City’s contribution to the world of technology – from hay balers to Teflon coated frying pans to one of the world’s first experiential film events and more. The exhibit covers a 100-year period.

First Sunday Family Fun Day
Join the Kansas City Museum for its free First Sunday Family Fun Day on June 2 from noon to 4 p.m. Explore Kansas City’s rich history of inventions and inventors, take an exhibit scavenger hunt through the museum’s newest exhibit, design and create your own invention with found objects and more.

Scarritt Renaissance Monthly Meeting
Scarritt Renaissance Neighborhood Association will host its monthly meeting on June 3 at 6:30 p.m. at the Kansas City Museum, 3218 Gladstone Blvd.

KC Museum Summer Concert Series
The Kansas City Museum’s Summer Concert Series will kick off on June 14 at 7 p.m. at the museum, 3218 Gladstone Blvd. Listen to the acoustic sounds of Kevin Hiatt with guest percussionist Pat Conway. Upcoming concerts include: July 12, Gentleman Savage; and Aug. 9, The Wires. There is no cost to attend.