Wednesday, September 17
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 Saturday at 10 a.m. and at noon on Sunday at the museum, 3218 Gladstone Blvd.
Thursday, September 18
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, September 19
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.
Toys, Then and Now
What are your favorite toys? What did kids play with 20, 50, 100 years ago? In a program presented by Kansas City’s John Wornall House Museum, Jay Clasen gives kids a hands-on look at an array of antique toys from his collection. Join the Plaza Branch of the Kansas City Public Library at 6:30 p.m. for a look back at these antique toys.
Summer Concert Series
Join the Kansas City Museum Friday Sept. 19 for their free concert series featuring Project H, a 7-piece experimental Jazz and Funk band. The concert will take place at Corinthian Hall, 3218 Gladstone Blvd.
Saturday, September 20
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.
Un-Plaza Art Fair
All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church, 4501 Walnut, is hosting an Un-Plaza Art Fair from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, September 20, and from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, September 21.
Better Block KC
Join the Pendleton Heights neighborhood at 11 a.m. for a bike ride and other festivies starting at Lexington and Brooklyn. Enjoy streetscape improvements promoting bike pedestrian infrastructure, grab lunch from local restaurants, and discover the Pendleton Heights neighborhood.
The Siege of Lexington
Civil War historian Larry Wood offers a comprehensive oral history of the battle that took place on September 20th, 1861. at Battle of Lexington State Historic Site on Saturday, Sept. 20 at 2 p.m.. Sponsored by Missouri State Parks.
Downtown Optimists Charity Basketball Game
Hoops and hijinks are coming to when our very own local challengers, the KC Optimist Hoopsters, take on the Harlem Ambassadors in a comedy basketball show the whole family will enjoy. 5:00 PM at Southeast High School Gym, 3500 E. Meyer Blvd.
Free Summer Dusk Concert Series
A free concert from 7 – 9 p.m. on the Colonnade, across from Concourse Park at 3000 St. John Ave.. The featured band this month is Sam Wiseman Jazz Trio. The event is hosted by the Northeast Arts of Kansas City. Visit www.northeastartskc.org for more information.
Tuesday, September 23
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.
The Hyde Park Neighborhood Association (HPNA), Historic Homes Tour
On Oct. 3 tours will begin at 6 p.m., and last until 10:30 p.m. On Oct. 4, tours will begin at 10 a.m. and last until the 6 p.m. Candlelight Tour.