Posted March 11, 2014 at 11:00 pm

Northeast News

Wednesday, March 12

KC Museum Hard Hat Tour

Take a hard hat tour of Corinthian Hall, the 100+ year old home of lumber baron Robert A. Long and his family. Visitors will see Corinthian Hall in mid-renovation, the bare interior of the building exposed for the first time in decades. Visitors will also tour the exhibit inside Corinthian Hall: Planning for the Future: Find History at Kansas City Museum. Admission is free and this week’s tours will be held Wednesday through Friday at 2 p.m. at the museum, 3218 Gladstone Blvd.

Canvas Art Exhibit

Join the Kansas City Museum for “Kansas City Canvas: Thomas Hart Benton and Beyond.” Explore the artisan world of Thomas Hart Benton and Kansas City artists through the collection of the Kansas City Museum. As part of the 125th anniversary of Thomas Hart Benton’s birth, the Museum will be showcasing the historical life and work of this amazing artist. The Museum will be displaying such lithograph prints as Forward Pass, Benton Home and more from our collection. The Museum, through the lens of history, will also be exploring works of art from several other KC artists including works from George Caleb Bingham, James Fitzgibbon, Daniel MacMorris and the WPA art of H.L. Pierre. Each piece will be accompanied by an essay from museum staff, area historians and artists offering insights about the history, culture and art of their chosen piece. Tours begin every hour, on the hour at 10 a.m. with the last tour at 3 p.m.

GLAMA FUNdraiser at Hamburger Mary’s

From 8 – 10 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, at Hamburger Mary’s, 101 Sourthwest Blvd., play Hamburger Mary’s famous bingo with the wildest drag queen hosts you’ve ever seen. Your support at bingo will help preserve Kansas City’s FABulous LGBT history. The show can get a little risqué, but it’s all about having fun while supporting Kansas City’s premiere LGBT collecting initiative.


Thursday, March 13

Adult Thursday Games

Join other adults at the North-East Public Library, 6000 Wilson Rd., Kansas City, Mo., to play a variety of games at 10 a.m.


Friday, March 14

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, March 15

Computer Class–email

Sign up for a free e-mail account and follow along with this tutorial that teaches the ins and outs of sending and receiving email, as well as how to organize your messages. Class begins at 10:30 a.m. at the North-East Public Library, 6000 Wilson Rd.

Westport Center for the Arts

Kids team-up for art and help create a work of art with professional artists from 1 – 3 p.m. to be displayed at the North-East branch. Children between the ages of 7-13 are welcome to attend.



Indian Mound Neighborhood Meeting

Indian Mound Neighborhood Association will host its monthly meeting at the North-East Public Library at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 17.