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Posted July 23, 2013 at 11:00 pm

• Wednesday, July 24 •

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. This week’s set of summer Drop Ins will be held on July 24 and 26 from noon to 3 p.m. Cost is free. Summer Drop Ins will be held every Wednesday and Friday in July and August.

Kansas City Career Fair
A career fair for professional sales, retail and management will be held from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Embassy Suites Kansas City – Plaza, 220 W. 43rd St., Kansas City, Mo. The event is free to job seekers. Please dress professionally, bring copies of your resume and be prepared to interview with hiring managers on site.

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.

 

• Friday, July 26 •

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.

 

• Saturday, July 27 •

Computer Class
North-East Public Library will host a computer class at 10:30 a.m. July 27 and will teach attendees how to sign up for a free email account and about the ins and outs of sending and receiving email as well as how to organize your messages.

 

• Sunday, July 28 •

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


• Tuesday, July 30 •

Mattie Rhodes Art Camp
Mattie Rhodes will host Session 3 of its arts camp July 30 through Aug. 2 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for ages 5 to 12. The fee includes all materials, snacks and a T-shirt. To register and for more information, visit www.mattierhodes.org.

 

• Upcoming •

North-East Library Mini Health Fair
The North-East Public Library is partnering with Truman Medical Center to host a Mini Health Fair beginning at noon on Saturday, Aug. 3, at the library. There will be a variety of booths with information on how to lead a healthy lifestyle.

Kansas City Museum Hard Hat Happy Hour
Explore Kansas City Museum’s 100-plus-year-old mansion home, Corinthian Hall, with a glass of wine Aug. 1 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. You’ll see Corinthian Hall in mid-renovation, the bare interior of the building exposed for the first time in decades. Examine 100-year-old craftsmanship and hear first-hand about plans for the grand mansion’s future from museum staff. Cost is $5. Tour members must be 21 to attend and wear closed-toe shoes.

KC Museum Summer Concert Series
The next concert in the Kansas City Museum’s Summer Concert Series will be held at 7 p.m. Aug. 9 at the museum. The Wires, an exploration in string sound, will perform. Cost is free.

Community Empowerment Event
The Penny Mill Foundation will host a Community Empowerment Event from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 17 at Blue Valley Park, 23rd and Topping, Kansas City, Mo. The day will include live music, dance performances by “Indian Pow Wow”, free hot dogs, soda, popcorn and giveaways. In addition, there will be special speakers, free horse rides, a trick horse show by Rex Purefoy, face painting, KCPD Mounted Patrol and more. All are invited to attend this free event.