Wednesday, October 1
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.
Dressing Up in Kansas City: Rites of Passage exhibition
Join the Kansas City Museum, 3218 Gladstone Blvd., for Dressing Up Kansas City: Rites of Passage. The exhibit is available by tours only Wednesday – Sunday, on the hour beginning at 10 a.m. Wednesday – Saturday and at noon on Sundays. Admission is free. Through the Museum’s historic clothing and textile collection, it’ll feature artifacts illustrating the various customs of Kansas City’s shared heritage. Birth rituals, wedding traditions and mourning customs will all be highlighted with clothing that helped define each in their own time period. In addition, the exhibition will feature photographs of Kansas City residents all dressed up and documenting each rite of passage that came their way.
Friday, October 3
Join North-East Public Library for its weekly story time 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, October 4
Summer Block Sale
Join the New Beginning Apostolic Church, 200 Bales Ave., from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. for an end of summer block sale.
There will be one yard waste compactor truck and three trash compactor trucks at the Concourse and Budd Park from 7 a.m. – noon on Saturday, Oct. 4. Blue bags will be available to residents on the front porch of 400 Garfield Avenue.
The Hyde Park Neighborhood Association Historic Homes Tour
On Oct. 4, tours will begin at 10 a.m. and last until the 6 p.m. Candlelight Tour. Tickets are available at http://www.hydeparktour.com/.
Sunday, October 5
Sunday Family Movie
Join the Kansas City Library at 1:30 p.m. for family movie time.
Northeast Book Club
Join the North-East Public Library, 6000 Wilson Rd., for its monthly Northeast Book Club at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5. Share your passion for books and join in on riveting book discussions.
Monday, October 6
Monday Game Night
Join the Kansas City Library from 4 – 6 p.m. to play video games and board games. For kids and teens.
Tuesday, October 7
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.
Eleos Coffee House Fall Festival
Join Eleos Coffee House, 3401 Independence Ave., from 2 – 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, for a fall festival. Admission is free. There will games for the whole family, as well as apple cider and barbecue pulled pork for $1.
Scarritt Renaissance Neighborhood Park Build
Join the Scarritt Renaissance Neighborhood Association as a volunteer from 7 – 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, as the community builds a park. The Scarritt Neighborhood Association has been selected for building a new multi-generational playspace at Lower Concourse Park. The new playground is made possible by Humana Inc. in partnership with national non-profit KaBOOM!. The multi-generational playspace will include a one-of-a-kind playground designed by community members – from kids to adults – along with three pieces of adult fitness equipment. Building will take place rain or shine.