Posted June 25, 2013 at 11:00 pm

• Wednesday, June 26 •

Wimpy Kid Club

Come and celebrate your favorite series at the North-East Public Library at 5 p.m. The Wimpy Kid Club is open to ages 8 to 12 and activities will include reading from the book, acting out scenes, craft time and playing games.


• Thursday, June 27  •

La Chalupa Farmer’s Market

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


• Friday, June 28 •

Story Time and Craft

Join North-East Public Library for its weekly story time and craft at 10:30 a.m. Parents and kids will enjoy stories geared toward toddlers and pre-schoolers. Get ready for songs, tongue twisters and dramatic play. This week’s theme is “Mud and Worms.”


• Saturday, June 29 •

KC NoVA Focus Group

The Kansas City No Violence Alliance (KC NoVA) will host a focus group meeting from 9 a.m. to noon at the Rockhurst Community Center, 5401 Troost, to target grass root organizations and neighborhood associations. The meeting will discuss how KC NoVA can fit into your community. Community feedback is welcome and will be recorded. Please RSVP to Detective Tiffany Gillespie at A continental breakfast will be provided.

Horses in the Community Event

The Horses in the Community Event will be held at 29th Street and Park Avenue from noon to 4 p.m. There will be horse ride demonstrations, face painting, child safety courses, like what to do during an emergency and calling 9-1-1. KCPD Mounted Patrol, the Kansas City Fire Department and Animal Control will also be in attendance. The event will also include raffles and free food. All are welcome to attend this free event.


• Sunday, June 30 •

Sunday Family Movie

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


• Tuesday, July 2 •

Falun Dafa

Join North-East Public Library for a session of Falun Dafa at 5:15 p.m. Falun Dafa is a traditional self-cultivation practice to improve mind and body. The session will be held every Tuesday evening.


• Upcoming •

Literacy KC Volunteer Training

Literacy Kansas City will host an orientation session for volunteers on July 11 and July 13 at 10 a.m. on the third floor of the American Red Cross Building, 211 W. Armour Blvd. Kansas City, Mo. For more information or to register, call (816) 333-9332 or email You can also visit

KC Museum Summer Concert Series

The next concert in the Kansas City Museum’s Summer Concert Series will be held at 7 p.m. July 12 at the museum. Gentleman Savage, a psychedelic pop music group, will perform. Cost is free.

KC Museum Kids Summer Drop-ins

This summer, drop in with your kids for games, music, stories and arts and crafts. Each drop-in will feature a different historical theme. The first set of summer drop-ins will be held on July 10 and 12 from noon to 3 p.m. Cost is free. Summer Drop-ins will be held every Wednesday and Friday in July and August at the Kansas City Museum.