Events around Northeast this weekend

Posted June 6, 2014 at 12:00 am

Northeast News
June 7, 2014

UPDATE

Due to rain, the Independence Avenue CID beautification planting with the Avenue Angels and the Public Health and Safety Fair have been postponed. No date has yet been determined for the CID planting, but the health fair will take place at the same time and location, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Samuel U. Rogers Health Center, on Saturday, June 14.

Northeast News
June 6, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Missouri —If you’re looking for something to do in the Northeast this weekend, there’s plenty going on in the neighborhood.

Beginning tonight at 5 p.m., and again tomorrow at 3:30 p.m., the Sugar Creek Slavic Festival kicks off in Sugar Creek, Mo., at the Mike Onka Memorial Building grounds, 11520 E. Putnam St., for two days of food, art and entertainment. Admission is $3 for those 12-years-old and over.

Saturday

The Public Health and Safety Fair will be held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. tomorrow, June 7, at the Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center, 825 Euclid Ave. Senator Shalonn “Kiki” Curls will be the host.

The annual event is held in an effort to give residents the tools they need to help fight and prevent chronic disease and to support a healthy lifestyle. Activities planned include health screenings, car and booster seats for those who qualify and giveaways including bicycle helmets and bikes. The event is free and open to the public.

Join the Independence Avenue Community Improvement District (CID) from noon – 2 p.m. at Benton and Independence Avenues for community planting and beautification with the Avenue Angels. Titan Protection and Consulting will be on hand to demonstrate security surveillance and monitoring technologies.

Head over to the Don Bosco Senior Center for the Spring Fling Fair. From 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. at 580 Campbell St., over 60 vendors will be on hand to sell various items. Entertainment will be provided and a live auction will take place at 7 p.m. Admission is free to public.

However, if you were planning to attend the Frank White run/walk and Art Festival, the event has been postponed due to the severe weather forecast. A new date and time will be selected soon.