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Wednesday, October 15

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.

 

Thursday, October 16

Adult Thursday

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

Blue Valley Neighborhood Association meeting

Join the Blue Valley Neighborhood Association for its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. at the Guadalupe Centers, 5203 E. Truman Road. For more information, contact the office at 816-241-4848 or dale.bvna@hotmail.com.

ESL Classes

Join other adults at the North-East Public Library, 6000 Wilson Rd., Kansas City, Mo., at 10 a.m. to learn basic English skills: reading, writing, and conversation. No fee or books are required. For more information call the North-East branch: 816-701-3485.

Wimpy Kid Club

Come and celebrate your favorite series at the North-East Public Library at 5 p.m. The group will Come will read from the book, create crafts and play games.

 

Friday, October 17

Story Time

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 18

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.

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.

Westport Center for the Arts “Kids Team Up for Art!”

Join the North East Library at 1:30 p.m. as local, professional artists team up with young artists to create art to be displayed at the library. Participation is free. This activity is intended for children between the ages of 7-13 years old.

Northeast Kansas City Historical Society Fall Homes Tour

Join the Kansas City Historical Society from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. to view six historic homes in the Scarritt Renaissance Neighborhood. The houses lie along the 300 and 400 blocks of Benton and Gladstone Boulevards. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 on the day of the tour. For more information, call 816-221-9245.

 

Tuesday, October 21

Community Curator

Join the Kansas City Museum from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 21, for a free presentation from Fashion Designer Kitty Sondren Snyder as she discusses design and creation of textiles and clothing. Guests will be able to tour the Dressing Up in Kansas City exhibition in Corinthian Hall prior to the presentation.

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

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.

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