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Posted July 22, 2014 at 11:00 pm

Wednesday, July 23

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, July 24

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!

Adult Thursday – Movies

Join other adults at the North-East Public Library, 6000 Wilson Rd., Kansas City, Mo., for a movie on the library’s big screen at 10 a.m.

 

Friday, July 25

Meeting Paul Mesner puppets “The Stinky Cheese Man”

Beginning at 10 a.m. Friday, July 25, at the North-East Library, Paul Mesner adapts the book from Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith into a puppet show. The story contains zany versions of classic tales with the fabulous humor that has made this Caldecott Award winning book by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith so popular. You will have fun with Jack, the narrator, who takes your through the twists and turns of this wacky tale. Learn the real story of Chicken Licken or is that Chicken Little? And then there is the Cinderumpelstiltskin. Will she have to spin her own dress? Will she go to the ball?

Summer Concert Series

Join the Kansas City Museum for Rex Hobart and the Misery Boys, a 60s and 70s era honky-tonk, local 5-piece band, from 7 – 9 p.m. outside the museum on Gladstone Boulevard.

 

Saturday, July 26

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

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.

 

Saturday, July 27

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.

 

Monday, July 28

Sheffield Neighborhood Association meeting

Join members of the Sheffield Neighborhood Association for its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, July 28, at Hope Academy, 1001 Bennington Ave.

Lykins Neighborhood Association meeting

Join members of the Lykins Neighborhood Association for its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, July 28, at the Rock Church, 934 Norton Ave.

 

Tuesday, July 29

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

Taco Dinner

Daughters of Columbus will host and sponsor a taco dinner at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 11 at the Sons of Columbus Hall, 2415 Independence Avenue. Tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for children. Dinner includes tacos, beans, rice and a dessert.

Northeast Book Club

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