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Wednesday, September 14

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.

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. On these tours, you will see remaining original architecture on the first floors of Corinthian Hall (the mansion) and the Carriage House. Admission is free and tours will be held Wednesday through Saturday at 10:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. at the museum, 3218 Gladstone Blvd.

Thursday, September 15

Adult Thursday – Wii game

Come in to the North-East Public Library (6000 Wilson Rd) on Thursday at 10:00 a.m. to play Wii games and board games with other adults.

Northeast Farmers’ Market

The Northeast Farmers’ Market (3001 Independence Ave., KCMO 64124) will be open on Thursday, September 15, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. There will be a wide assortment of vegetables, fruit, eggs, meat, bread, and coffee.

Mattie Rhodes Center health clinic

The Northeast location of the Mattie Rhodes Center (148 N. Topping) opens its evening health clinic, named La Clinica, every Thursday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. No appointments needed, but care is provided on a first-come, first-served basis.

Blue Valley Neighborhood Association Meeting

The Blue Valley neighborhood association will meet on Thursday, September 15, beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the Guadalupe Center on Truman Road. Look for the sign.

Friday, September 16

Chair fitness

Stop by the North-East Library (6000 Wilson Rd.) on Friday, September 16, beginning at 9:30 a.m. for a chair fitness class. No matter what your limitations, you can still reap the physical, mental and emotional benefits of exercise. Cardio, strength and flexibility exercises are all performed from a seated position.

Saturday, September 17

KC Museum debuts new exhibit

The exhibit Passing Me By: Snapshots of Northeast, 1996 to 2016 will be displayed at the Kansas City Museum (3218 Gladstone) from September 17 to October 15. Through film and digital mediums, Bryan Atkinson seeks to present a vibrant portrait of Kansas City’s Historic Northeast community.

Kansas City Jazz Academy

The Kansas City Jazz Academy, held at the Kansas City Jazz Museum (1616 E 18 St.) in the 18th and Vine District, is currently accepting registrations. Classes for elementary-aged students, as well as for toddlers and families, are held from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Saturdays. Classes from 7th grade-high school students are split into two sections: hands-on performance time from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., and jam sessions from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Visit to register.

Northeast Arts SummerDusk Series

The Northeast Arts KC SummerDusk concert series, held at the Colonnade at St. John and Benton, will conclude for the season on Saturday, September 17, with Mediterranean and Central American folk music performed by Ensemble Iberica. The concert will begin at 7:00 p.m. This is a free, family-friendly concert, though a donation jar will be available for those who wish to donate.

Magination: Mobile Art Lab

The Kansas City Museum (3218 Gladstone) will host the Magination: mobile art lab on Saturday, September 17 and Saturday, September 24, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. each day. Magination is pop-up mobile art laboratory of creative hands-on activities and experiments that engage people in a practice of imagination through site-specific materials. Each day, there will be hands-on activities where participants make something to take home. This free event is split into two sessions per day. On September 17, kites will be the focus of session one (10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.) and boats will be the focus of session two (1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.). The program is ideal for children ages 10 and under. RSVP to Paul Gutierrez at or (816) 513-0726.

Sunday, September 18

Knights of Columbus breakfast

On Sunday, September 18, the Knights of Columbus Cardinal Glennon Council #4613 will host a traditional breakfast at St. Anthony’s – St. Joseph Hall (3218 Lexington). Breakfast will be served from 8:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Coffee and orange juice is included. Cost is $5.50 for adults, and $3 for children under 12.

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, September 19

Indian Mound Neighborhood Meeting

Indian Mound Neighborhood Association will host its next monthly meeting on Monday, September 19 at the North-East Public Library at 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, September 20

Beginning Spanish

Stop by the North-East Public Library on Tuesday, September 20, beginning at 12:00 p.m. for weekly Spanish lessons focusing on the basics of the language.


Central Bank of KC Customer Appreciation Day

Central Bank of Kansas City will host a Customer Appreciation Day on Wednesday, September 21, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at 2301 Independence Blvd. The event will include hot dogs, health screenings conducted by Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center, games and giveaways. Customers can also enter a drawing for free Royals tickets. Central Bank will conduct the drawing at noon on September 21.

Urban Homesteading Series

The University of Missouri Extension will be hosting an eight-part Urban Homesteading Series this fall, beginning on September 22. The classes are designed to provide hands-on skills to help attendees grow food at their own urban homesteads. Pre-registration for the entire series is due by September 15. Cost is $90 for the whole series, or $15 per session. Classes are held on Thursday evenings from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m., at 105 E. 5th Street in the River Market. For more information on individual classes, visit

Blue Mass at St. Anthony’s Church

St. Anthony’s Catholic Church (309 Benton Blvd.) will celebrate area law enforcement personnel on Sunday, September 25, with a special Mass beginning at 9:00 a.m. The community will have the opportunity to thank law enforcement at a reception to be held in the social hall following Mass. As part of the event, members of the Scarritt Renaissance Neighborhood Association will tie blue ribbons around trees in the week leading up to the Mass.

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