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Posted June 25, 2014 at 9:00 am

Wednesday, June 25

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.

 

Thursday June 26

Fizz, Boom, Fun

Join the North-East Library at 3 p.m. for crazy science experiments and explosive crafts! Something new will be assigned each week!

 

Friday, June 27

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, June 28

Spanish lessons

Join the North-East Library for free Spanish lessons. Two ongoing sessions are available for the cost of a free will donation. Beginner classes take place every Saturday from 10 a.m. – noon and advanced classes follow from noon – 2 p.m. To enroll, contact learnwithpepe@hotmail.com.

Computer Class – Microsoft

Join North-East Public Library for class on the fundamentals of Microsoft Word which will focus on templates as well as the various menu options. Class begins at 10:30 a.m. at the library, 6000 Wilson Rd.

Thacher-A-Thon

Beginning at 9 a.m., join Save Thacher, Save Our Schools and walk, bike, push a wagon or stroller to raise awareness and money to save the former Thacher Elementary School. The organization will meet at the corner of Independence and Chelsea Avenues to walk the sidewalk perimeter of Northeast High School, Northeast Middle School and the former Thacher Elementary School. Donations will be accepted and every participant will receive a Save Thacher bracelet. This event is open to everyone.

Garrison’s 100th Anniversary Celebration

Join the Kansas City parks for an anniversary celebration from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Garrison Community Center, 1124 East Fifth St. Activities include DJ and live local entertainment, The Marching Cobras, face painting, games, community information and announcements, health screenings and information, motorcycle display, and fun.

 

Sunday, June 29

Sunday Family Movie

Join North-East Public Library, 6000 Wilson Rd., for its Sunday Family Movie at 1:30 p.m. at the library. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Tuesday, July 1

Kansas City Digital Media Lab

The KCDML is open to youth ages 13-18 every Tuesday from 3:30 – 7 p.m. at the Kansas City Library. It’s a safe space for youth who are interested in, or want to learn more about storytelling and/or coding. You’ll have access to equipment and adult collaborators to learn, create, and grow. All of the adult collaborators have had background checks and are simply available to help youth take their expertise and interest to the next level.

 

Upcoming

First Friday Four Corners Celebration

The Independence Ave CID, Northeast Chamber of Commerce, and Historic Northeast Events will host Four Corners Celebration from 4 – 6 p.m. Saturday, July 5, at the intersection of Benton Boulevard and Independence Ave. The event will continue on the first Saturday of the month at different intersections in the Historic Northeast Community. The event will feature the theme of Bubbles, Blooms, & Balloons and will be a family-friendly atmosphere for the community. The event will include an unveiling of new logos for each of the above organizations.

Northeast Book Club

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