August, 21, 2013
Thursday, August 22
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.
McCoy Demolition Discussion
At the request of community members, KCPS is demolishing the former McCoy school and a public meeting with the demolition contractor will be held at 6 p.m. at the McCoy school site, 1524 White Ave., Kansas City, Mo. The demolition contractor will present phases of demolition and address any questions and concerns.
Friday, August 23
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.
Sunday, August 25
Sunday Family Movie
Check out North-East Public Library’s Sunday Family Movie at the library at 2 p.m.
Tuesday, August 27
Community Curator Series
Kansas City Museum will host its Community Curator Series at the Kansas City Museum, 3218 Gladstone Blvd. A reception will begin at 5:30 p.m. followed by the presentation at 6:30 p.m. Topic is patent models and the Maker Faire Movement.
Stories with MiMi
Join MiMi at the North-East Public Library as she reads aloud by the window in the Children’s Area at 5:30 p.m.
Understanding Equal Rights
The National Archives of Kansas City will host a panel discussion called “3-State Strategy” Understanding Equal Rights Amendment During Women’s Equality Week.” The event will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the National Archives of Kansas City, 400 W. Pershing Rd., Kansas City, Mo. Panelists will present a history of ERA, explain the 3-state strategy and what it means in 2013 and more. A reception will proceed the discussion at 6 p.m. The event is free.
Newhouse, a domestic violence shelter for women and their children, will be hosting the fundraiser, Un-Chef Cook-Off, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 12 at Studio 2131 at 2131 Washington St., Kansas City, Mo. The “Un-Chefs” will include KSHB-TV Investigative Reporter Keith King (the 2010 Un-Chef Champion), KSHB-TV Morning Anchor JiaoJiao Shen, and KSHB-TV Meteorologist Kalee Dionne. Watch the Un-Chefs prepare dishes that remind them of home cooking. Find out if they can cook as well as they report the news! Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door. The Early Bird Special through Aug. 12 is two tickets for $60. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit http://www.newhouseshelter.org/events.
Northeast International Taste & Tour
Northeast Kansas City Chamber of Commerce will once again host its International Taste & Tour on Sept. 7 from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the American Sons of Columbus Hall, 2415 Independence Ave., Kansas City, Mo. More than 20 international restaurants will feature samples and more. In addition, there will be a cash bar, live auction and 50/50 drawing. A social hour and trolley tour will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., followed by sample tastings and a live performance by the Grand Marquis Band from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. From 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. the swing dance troupe, The Swingsters, will perform. Tickets are $40 in advance and $50 at the door. For more information, visit www.nekcchamber.com, email email@example.com or call (816) 231-3312.
Dance in the Park
City in Motion will host Dance in the Park, a free concert, on Sept. 7 beginning at 7 p.m. at Roanoke Park, 3699 E. Roanoke Drive, Kansas City, Mo. The free outdoor event will feature local dance companies in the genres of Modern, Ballet, Street dancing, Sword dancing, Salsa, East Indian, Capoeira, Filipino, and a special performance painting by a local artist. A free Capoeira class for audience members will begin on stage at 6:30 p.m. Rain date is Sept. 8.