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Tuesday, February 23

Give yourself credit: Claim your financial future

Join the North-East Library at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 23, for a 60 minute workshop on how to: select a credit card, understand FICO scoring models, read your credit report, and how to make a positive impact on your credit.

Wednesday, February 24

Substance abuse recovery

A substance abuse recovery meetings will take place at 7 p.m. every Wednesday at New Beginning Apostolic Church. Contact Frederick Wilson (816-786-1981) for more information.

Pan American Association of Kansas City’s Student Art Competition

From now until March 26, the Kansas City Museum presents “Pan American Association of Kansas City’s Student Art Competition.” The Kansas City Museum is proud to be the venue for an exhibition of artwork by the winning high school students who participated in the Pan American Association of Kansas City’s Grand Boulevard of the Americas Student Art Competition. Winning artwork will be printed on vinyl banners and installed on Grand Boulevard in spring 2016 as part of the Grand Boulevard of the Americas project.

Thursday, February 25

Walk with ease

At 3 p.m. at the North-East Library, this course will teach participants how to walk and stretch safely, increase flexibility, and improve balance. Weekly incentives will be given to participants. Join to learn how walking can improve your fitness and help manage your arthritis pain.

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. and 2 p.m.

ESL Class

Join the North-East Public Library at 10 a.m. to learn basic English skills: reading, writing, and conversation. No fee or books required.

Friday, February 26

Chair fitness

Join North-East Public Library at 9:30 a.m. for physical fitness. No matter what your limitations, maybe you can still reap the physical, mental and emotional benefits of exercise. This class is designed to give you a total body workout. Cardio, strength and flexibility exercises are all performed from a seated position.

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.

Walk with ease

At 10:45 a.m. at the North-East Library, this course will teach participants how to walk and stretch safely, increase flexibility, and improve balance. Weekly incentives will be given to participants. Join to learn how walking can improve your fitness and help manage your arthritis pain.

Knights of Columbus Lenten dinner

Join the Knights of Columbus Cardinal Glennon and council #4613 for weekly Lenten fish fry dinner. Menu includes beer battered codfish, fries and coleslaw. Dinners take place in St. Joseph’s Hall at St. Anthony’s Church, 3208 Lexington Ave.

Lenten Shrimp Dinners

Sponsored by the Hibernians at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, cafeteria, Linwood and Broadway; Fridays during Lent from Feb. 12 to Mar 18. All you can eat for $14 or for families $36 from 5 – 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, February 27

Communiversity Spanish Class

Join the North-East Public Library at 10 a.m. to learn how to speak conversational Spanish.

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.

Sunday, February 28

Chess club

Join the Kings Club Youth Chess Team at 10 a.m. every Sunday at New Beginning Apostolic Church, 200 N. Bales Ave. All kids 3rd-12th grades are welcome. Contact Gaston Woodland (816- 977-0470) for more information.

The Maiming of the Shrew: A Live Mystery Game

Join the North-East Library at 1:30 p.m. for a live mystery game. Everyone has a reason to kill Lady Katheter DeVane, but only one guest at William Sheepsheare’s Twelfth Night party could have done it. Take on one of the many comic roles (no acting experience necessary) for an afternoon of murder, mayhem, quips, and quotes in high Shakespearean style.

upcoming

All you can eat shrimp dinner

The Holy Rosary Parish is hosting an all you can eat boiled, spiced shrimp dinner from 4 – 7 p.m. Friday, March 4, at the American Sons of Columbus Hall, 2415 Independence Ave. Tickets are $18 in advance and $20 at the door. Children under 8 are $9. For tickets call Holy Rosary Parish (816) 842-5440.

Fourth annual Easter egg hunt

All residents of the Historic Northeast are invited bring their children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews for this annual event. In addition to thousands of eggs to hunt, there are bounce houses, games and prizes and the Easter bunny. The hunt takes place at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 26.

Northeast resident meeting

At 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 7, at the Kansas City Museum, area residents will host a meeting with city and county leaders to discuss important matters within Scarritt and Historic Northeast. Guests include Kimiko Gilmore, Assistant City Manager who has stepped in for City Manager Troy Schulte since he has been called out of town; Major Joe McHale, Commander of East Patrol; Jean Peters Baker, Jackson County Prosecutor; and Frank White, County Exective. The primary focus of this meeting is the Scarritt Renaissance Neighborhood Association. However, some of the issues will be common to other neighborhoods within Historic Northeast so everyone is welcome to attend.

NEHS Class of 1946 reunion

Join your classmates from Northeast High School’s Class of 1946 for the 70th reunion. The event will take place this June. More details will be provided soon.

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