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Posted November 6, 2013 at 12:00 am

Thursday, November 7

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 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.

Getting Back 2 Better!

This Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop is open to all adults and free of charge. It would be beneficial if you have been diagnosed with a chronic disease, are living with someone, or are taking care of someone who has a chronic disease. Learn how to manage symptoms, eat healthier, communicate more effectively, sleep better, develop a healthier lifestyle and deal with stress, fear and anxiety. This workshop will start on Thursday, Nov. 7, at 1 p.m. at the North-East Public Library, 6000 Wilson Rd., and will run for six Thursdays through Dec.19 (except Thanksgiving). Call North-East Library at 816-701-3485 to register.

Northeast Kansas City Historical Society meeting

Northeast Kansas City Historical Society (NEKCHS) will host its last membership meeting of 2013 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 3223 Gladstone Blvd., Kansas City, Mo. Elections of four officers will be held and goals and accomplishments will be discussed. For more information, visit www.nekchs.com or email Su Collura at secretary@nekchs.com.

 

Friday, November 8

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.

Social at Sporting Park

Newhouse, a Kansas City domestic violence shelter for women and their children, will host a “Social at Sporting Park” from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Sporting Park’s exclusive Victory Suite. Meet Sporting KC players, nosh on food and drink and support Newhouse. Tickets are limited. To purchase tickets, visit www.newhouse.org/events

 

Saturday, November 9

VFW Potluck Dinner

VFW Auxiliary #9997, 6801 Wilson Rd., Kansas City, Mo., will host a “Veteran Day Potluck” from 5 p.m. till ? All veterans and their families are welcome.

Scarritt Renaissance Coffee Club

Scarritt Coffee Club will host its monthly gathering from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Guest of honor is Paul Helmer of Touch of Distinction, who will give a Powerpoint presentation called “Period Color Schemes,” which will focus on older properties in KC and outside of the metro area. Before and after pictures will be shown. Hosts are Cisse Spragins and Sean O’Toole. 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 SRCoffeeClub@kc.rr.com. Meeting address will be provided upon RSVP.

Dr. Brotto Talks about Eating

Why do we EAT so much… and so wrong? Join Dr. Marco Brotto from the School of Nursing & Health Studies and the UMKC School of Medicine as he talks about eating! It all begins at 2 p.m. at the North-East Public Library.

 

Tuesday, November 12

Independence Plaza Monthly Meeting

Independence Plaza Neighborhood Council will host its monthly meeting from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Woodland Elementary. The 2014 elections will be held.

Help make your schools better

Kansas City Public Schools needs your input. Share your concerns about your school’s current and future attendance boundaries during the long-range facilities master plan public meeting from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Manual Career Tech, 1215 E. Truman Rd.

Wimpy Kid Club

Attention all fans of The Diary of a Wimpy Kid! North-East Public Library will host a book club at the library at 5 p.m. Youngsters ages 8 to 11 will read from the book, act out scenes, create crafts and play games.

KC Job Fair

Aim4Peace along with Baker University will host a job and resource fair from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Brush Creek Community Center, 3801 Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd., Kansas City, Mo. There will be a free resume writing workshop at 9 a.m. This free event will have employers on-site ready to hire area residents to fill open positions in marketing, maintenance, food industry and educational fields. More than 10 schools, including Baker University, Metropolitan Community College and the Kansas City Art Institute, will be present to speak with prospective students about enrollment, programs and degree paths.

 

Upcoming

HEDC 20th Anniversary

HEDC (Hispanic Economic Development Corporation) will celebrate its 20th Anniversary Nov. 13 at 28 Event Space, 1300 W. 28th St., Kansas City, Mo. At 5:30 p.m. there will be networking, and small plates and cocktails will be served. At 7 p.m. the program will begin, including an awards presentation. To attend the event, please RSVP to hedcevent@kchedc.org.

Don Bosco Bingo

Glennon Place Nursing Center will co-host bingo and provide prizes at the Don Bosco Senior Center, 580 Campbell St., Kansas City, Mo., on Nov. 13 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.