September 11, 2013
Thursday, September 12
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.
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. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit http://www.newhouseshelter.org/events.
Game Day for Adults
North-East Public Library will host a game day for adults beginning at 10 a.m. at the library.
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.
KCPS Battle of the Bands
Kansas City Public Schools will host a Battle of the Bands from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Interscholastic League Stadium, 3500 E. Meyer Blvd., Kansas City, Mo. A number of area school bands will participate, including drill teams.
KCI Cruise Night
KCI Cruise Night will be held from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Ambassador Building at KCI, 12200 NW Ambassador Drive, Kansas City, Mo. The event is free and open to the public, and will feature hundreds of classic cars, muscle cars, hot rods and more. There will also be raffle tickets and refreshments. For more information, contact Joe McBride at the Kansas City Aviation Department, (816) 243-3164 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, September 15
A Cultural Celebration of Bhutan
The North-East Public Library, 6000 Wilson Rd., will host A Cultural Celebration of Bhutan beginning at 2 p.m. Experience the smells, tastes and sounds of Bhutan, the happiest country in Asia and the eighth happiest in the world, with an afternoon of poetry, music, dance, visual art and food. All are invited to attend this free event.
Walk and Talk Tour of Elmwood Cemetery
The Kansas City Museum will host a Walk and Talk Tour of Elmwood Cemetery on Sunday, Sept. 15 beginning at 2 p.m. Cost is $8 and tour will be led by Bruce Mathews, author of “Elmwood Cemetery: Stories of Kansas City.” Pre-registration is required. You’ll see grave sites of famous and infamous of Kansas City. Meet at the Elmwood Cemetery entrance, 4900 Truman Rd., Kansas City, Mo. Visit http://kansascitymuseum.org/walktalk.html to purchase tickets.
Monday, September 16
Indian Mound Neighborhood Association meeting
Indian Mound Neighborhood Association will host its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the North-East Public Library, 6000 Wilson Rd.
Power of Reading: A Celebration of the Written Word Adult student of Literacy KC will share their heartfelt stories of how reading has transformed their lives during the fifth annual “Power of Reading: A Celebration of Written Word.” The event will be held on Sept. 19 at the Kansas City Public Library, Truman Forum Auditorium, 4801 Main St., Kansas City, Mo. A free reception will begin at 6 p.m. in the lobby. The event will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Local authors will also read original writings and reveal the impact of reading in their lives. The event is co-sponsored by the Writers Place and Literacy Kansas City.
Mural Painting Celebration
The North-East Public Library, 6000 Wilson Rd., in partnership with the Halo Foundation and Community Police Team, will host a Mural Painting Celebration at the library from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 21. During the event, the mural in the library’s parking lot will be repainted and volunteers are welcome.
KCPS Battle of the Bands
Kansas City Mayors Sly James and Mark Holland will host a community conversation event regarding mental health. This is a unique chance to learn about mental health in a safe and welcoming environment and to recommend actions to improve the lives of people living with mental health issues. The event will be held Sept. 21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Ballroom in the Muehlebach Tower of the KC Marriott Downtown, 1213 Wyandotte, Kansas City, Mo. Seats are limited. To register for this free event, visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/CreatingCommunitySolutionsKC or call Sean at 913.945.6840.
Holy Cross Parish Festival
The Holy Cross Parish Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 22 at 5106 St. John Ave., Kansas City, Mo. The free event will include ethnic foods, games for the kids, entertainment and raffles.