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Posted March 25, 2014 at 11:00 pm

Wednesday, March 26

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.

 

Friday, March 28

Story Time and Craft

Join North-East Public Library for its weekly story time and craft at 10:30 a.m. This story time and play group promotes literacy with children with the participation of caring family members in activities that explore the world of language using stories, songs, and crafts.

 

Saturday, March 29

Free Eyeglasses Clinic

Presented by the Bales Avenue Community Church, free eye exams will be given from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at 3414 E. 12th St. Visitors can get a free eye exam or register to win glasses.

Coffee Talks with Officer Cooley

Hosted by the Mattie Rhodes Center, enjoy some free coffee and meet Officer Jason Cooley of the KSPD East Patrol between 9 – 10 a.m. at Eleos Coffee, 3401 Independence Ave.

All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast

From 8 – 11 a.m. Saturday, March 29, at the American Sons of Columbus Hall, 2415 Independence Ave., join the Northeast Neighbor to Neighbor health care outreach for sausage, tang, coffee and all-you-can-eat pancakes made by Chris Cakes. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $6 per person.

 

Sunday, March 30

Sunday Family Movie

Join North-East Public Library, 6000 Wilson Rd., for its Sunday Family Movie at 2 p.m. at the library. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Play in the Concourse

From 1- 3 p.m. Sunday, March 30, at Concourse Park, join the Scarritt Neighborhood Association for an afternoon of play as they kick off their crowdfunding campaign to build a playground in Concourse Park. Come support the first phase; a hill slide.

Activities during the day include a bounce house for children, games, frisbee and barbeque. For more information call 816-866-3992 or visit www.scarrittkc.org/playground.

 

Upcoming

Knights of Columbus Fish Fry

Join Knights of Columbus Council 4613 for a night of bingo with a fish fry dinner. on Friday, April 4. The fish fry is from 4:30 – 8 pm. while bingo goes from 7-9 p.m. in the St. Joseph’s Hall at St. Anthony’s Parish Hall, 3208 Lexington, Kansas City, Mo.

Northeast Book Club

Join the North-East Public Library, 6000 Wilson Rd., for its monthly Northeast Book Club at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 6, Share your passion for books and join in on riveting book discussions.

Mini-Health Fair

Join the North-East Public Library, 6000 Wilson Rd., for a miniature health fair beginning at noon on Saturday, April 5, to visit the many booths that will be providing information on a healthy lifestyle. The fair is conjuction with Truman Medical Center.

Northeast Vikings N Club Association

From 8:30 – 10 a.m. Saturday, April 5, at the Raytown Hy-Vee, 9400 E. 350 Hwy, to catch up with the latest happenings, share a little history and look forward to the 100 year celebration! Breakfast will be served at 8 a.m.