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Wednesday, May 18

Substance abuse recovery

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

Charity Bingo at Hamburger Mary’s – May 18

The Pendleton Heights Neighborhood Association will be hosting Charity Bingo on Wednesday, May 18, beginning at 7:00 p.m. at Hamburger Mary’s (3700 Broadway Blvd.). In addition to prizes, there will also be a live auction.

Pueblo to Pueblo

Join the Kansas City Museum for its latest exhibit, Pueblo to Pueblo: The Legacy of Southwest Indian Pottery and Now & Then. The exhibit runs from now until June 25 in Corinthian Hall and is free to view. For more information on Pueblo to Pueblo: The Legacy of Southwest Indian Pottery and Now & Then, visit the museum’s website at http://kcmo.gov/kansascitymuseum/.

Thursday, May 19

Northeast Farmers’ Market

The Northeast Farmers’ Market (30011 Independence Ave., KCMO 64124) will open for the season on Thursday, May 19, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. There will be live music and kids activities, as well as a wide assortment of vegetables, fruit, eggs, meat, bread, coffee, and more. The Northeast Farmers’ Market also participates in the Cultivate KC Double Up Food Bucks program. That means SNAP benefits can be matched for up to $25 each week, allowing customers to stretch their money twice as far.

Blue Valley Neighborhood Association Meeting

The Blue Valley neighborhood association will meet on Thursday, May 19, beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the Guadalupe Center, at the intersection of Hardesty Avenue on Truman Road. Look for the sign. The KCPD will attend and provide a crime report. For more information, call (816) 241-4848.

Back to better

At 3 p.m., head over to the North-East Library for a Chronic Disease Management Workshop. Open to all adults and free of charge. This workshop would benefit you if you have been diagnosed with a chronic disease, are living with someone with a chronic disease, or are taking care of someone with a chronic disease.

 

Friday, May 20

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.

Watch MacBeth at the Kansas City Museum

As part of the ongoing Heart of America Shakespeare Festival, the Kansas City Museum will be hosting free live showings of Shakespeare’sMacBethon Friday, May 20 and Saturday, May 21, beginning at 7:00 p.m. each night at the museum grounds. Team Shakespeare will bring to life this timeless tale of treachery, deceit, and hunger for power. Pre-show entertainment begins at 6:15 p.m. You may bring a blanket and lawn chairs and picnic on the museum grounds.

Great flood of 1993 exhibit now open at St. Joseph Museum

Come out to St. Joseph’s Wyeth-Tootle Mansion (1100 Charles Street, 64501) to see a new display about 1993’s 500-year flood. “Confluence: The Great Flood of 1993” is newly open, and will run through 2018. The exhibit will explore the causes and provide a social history of the 1993 flood through videos and photographs. Contact the museum at 816-232-8471 or emaill sjm@stjosephmuseum.org for more information.

Saturday, May 21

Northeast Arts KC presents Summer Concert series

Join Northeast Arts KC in the Colonnade Building at Concourse Park on Saturday, May 21 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for the first free Sunset Concert of the summer. The Summer Dusk 2016 Summer Concert Series kicks off with live music from folk rock group The Pepper Sprouts. Bring lawn chairs, blankets, and a cooler to this family-friendly event.

Northeast Community Days – Movie Night at Budd Park

The next Northeast Community Day will be on Saturday, May 21, beginning at 7:30 p.m. at Budd Park (St. John Ave. and Brighton Ave.). Brings lawn chairs, snacks, and drinks as the community gathers for a showing of the movieThe Sandlot.

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.

Sunday, May 22

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.

Monday, May 23

Black Archives of Mid-America ‘With My Eyes No Longer Blind’ Exhibit

This permanent exhibit – named for the Langston Hughes poem – tells the story of African Americans in Kansas City from the time of Lewis and Clark to the mayorship of Emmanuel Cleaver II. Arranged both chronologically and thematically, this exhibit explores the development of churches, schools, places of entertainment, political organizations, businesses, and social clubs.

Tuesday, May 24

ESL Class

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

Upcoming

Snyder’s Grand Reopening set for May 28

Snyder’s grocery store (2620 Independence Blvd.) will host a grand reopening event on Saturday, May 28, from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. The event will include pony rides, a ribbon cutting, vendors, and free food. Come out and see the new store.

NEHS upcoming class reunions

-The Northeast Class of 1986 will be hosting three-day event for their 30-year class reunion from June 9th to June 11th. The event will include a tour of Northeast HS, a meet and greet at John’s Big Deck, and the main event at Embassy Suites. Cost is $80. Email lynnenewton@hotmail.com with questions. Also, 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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