Posted July 9, 2013 at 11:00 pm

• Wednesday, July 10 •

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.

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, July 11 •

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

Game Day for Adults
North-East Public Library will host a game day for adults beginning at 10 a.m. at the library.


• Friday, July 12 •

Paul Mesner Puppets
Paul Mesner Puppets will visit the North-East Public Library at 10:30 a.m. to perform the Comical Adventures of Old Mother Hubbard.

National Archives Military/Civilian Workshop
The National Archives of Kansas City will host Archivists Theresa Fitzgerald and Ashley Mattingly for a free genealogy workshop called, “Military and Civilian Personnel Records: The National Archives at St. Louis” from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at 400 West Pershing Road, Kansas City, Mo. The two will discuss the military and civilian personnel records maintained at the National Archives located in St. Louis. They will explain what can be found in the personnel files of former military service members and civil servants, how to request reproductions of the records, and the difference between records that are open to the public and those that are not. To make a reservation for this free event, call 816-268-8000 or email

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


• Saturday, July 13 •

Kansas City Stomp
Dance to swing music, receive a swing lesson and listen to the sounds of the 14-piece big band “Kansas City’s VINE STREET RUMBLE Jazz Orchestra” at the Kansas City Masonic Temple, 903 Harrison St., Kansas City, Mo., from 7:30 p.m. to midnight. The orchestra will feature big band music from the ’30s and ’40s. There will also be a Lindy Hop contest. For tickets and more info., visit

Scarritt Renaissance Coffee Club Gathering
Scarritt Coffee Club will host its monthly gathering from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Guest of honor is Henry Fortunado, Kansas City Public Library’s director of public affairs. Fortunado will share his adventures of walking from his house in Overland Park, Kan., to Wichita., Kan., a 240-mile trek. Hosts are Amanda and Gabe, who will show off their 1929 Tudor Revival Bungalow. Please bring a savory or sweet breakfast hors d’oeuvre to share. Coffee will be catered by Eleos Coffee. Please RSVP to Darlene Victoria de Lyon at Meeting address will be provided upon RSVP.

National Archives Genealogy Workshop
The National Archives of Kansas City will offer a free genealogy workshop entitled: “Who We Are: A Genealogist’s Introduction to the National Archives” from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at 400 W. Pershing Rd., Kansas City, Mo. This course will give an overview of the mission of the National Archives, its holdings and federal records of particular interest to family historians. Also, learn what to expect when researching at the National Archives. To make a reservation for this free workshop, call 816-268-8000 or email


• Sunday, July 14 •

Knights of Columbus Monthly Breakfast
Knights of Columbus will host its monthly breakfast from 9 a.m. to noon at St. Anthony’s St. Joseph Hall. Breakfast will include juice and coffee, biscuits and gravy, sausage, pancakes, chorizo con heuvo, scrambled eggs and more. Cost is $6.50 for adults and $4 for children ages four to 12.


• Monday, July 15 •

Indian Mound Neighborhood Meeting
Indian Mound Neighborhood Association will host its monthly meeting at the North-East Public Library at 6:30 p.m.


• Tuesday, July 16 •

10 things that get you hired and fired
Metropolitan Community College’s Business and Technology Campus will give a presentation at the North-East Public Library at 6:30 p.m. about how to land in-demand, “gold collar” jobs with an associates degree or less and will also talk about the 10 things that get you hired and fired.

Falun Dafa
Join Northeast 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 •

In the Pink of the Evening Concert Series
Up next in the Pink of the Evening Concert Series is Kansas City jazz artist Shey Estes who will perform July 20 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Colonnade building at the Concourse Park, St. John and Gladstone Blvd., Kansas City, Mo. There is no cost to attend. Please bring your own blankets or lawn chairs.