Almanac

Wednesday, September 27

 

Flu shots at KCMO Health Department
The Kansas City, Missouri Health Department (2400 Troost) is currently offering flu shots during regular clinic hours, from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays and from 8 a.m. to noon on Thursdays. The Health Department will bill Medicare Part B or Medicaid on behalf of those who provide proof of coverage. The Department is also accepting private insurance. Children who qualify under the Federal Vaccine for Children program will receive vaccine provided through that program. All others will be charged $30 per shot or $55 for the high-dose formulation (available to seniors 65 years and older). Non-Kansas City residents will be charged an additional $10 administration fee. Cash and credit cards only will be accepted for payment.

 

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.

 

Thursday, September 28

 

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 p.m. to 9 p.m. No appointments needed, but care is provided on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

Northeast Farmer’s Market
The next Northeast Farmer’s Market will be on Thursday, September 28, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 3001 Independence Avenue. Items to be included at the market are vegetables, fruit, eggs, meat, bread, and more. Live music and a dedicated kids activity tent are also featured. The market also participates in the Double Up Food Bucks KC program. This allows customers receiving SNAP benefits to double their EBT/SNAP dollars to purchase more fruits and vegetables (up to $25/week). Visit https://nefarmersmarket.wordpress.com/ to learn more.

 

Friday, September 29

 

Chair Fitness
The North-East Public Library Branch (6000 Wilson Rd.) will host a chair fitness class on Friday, September 29, beginning at 9:30 a.m. No matter what your limitations, you can still reap the physical, mental and emotional benefits of exercise. This class is designed to offer a total body workout. Cardio, strength and flexibility exercises are all performed from a seated position.

 

Saturday, September 30

 

NEHS Homecoming Celebration
Northeast High School will celebrate it’s homecoming on Saturday, September 30, beginning with a parade at 9:00 a.m. NEHS will then dedicate its renovated field at 10:30 a.m., with a Northeast Vikings varsity football game beginning shortly thereafter, at 1 p.m.

 

NEHS Class of 1987 reunion
The Northeast High School Class of 1987 will host its 30th class reunion on September 30th, 2017, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Eden Alley (707 W. 47th Street) in the Country Club Plaza. The cost to attend is $20 at the door.

 

Stephen King film series – The Green Mile
The Central Branch of the Kansas City Public Library will host a screening of the The Green Mile on Saturday, September 30, beginning at 1:30 p.m. The screening is a continuation of the ‘King Me’ series, which shows film adaptations of King’s books. This title is Rated R and is recommended for adult audiences only.

 

Sunday, October 1

 

North-East Library Book Club
The North-East Lbirary (6000 Wilson) book club meets again on Sunday, October 1, beginning at 2:00 p.m. This month’s book is ‘The Ghost Map: The Story of London’s Most Terrifying Epidemic – And How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World.’ Come to the North East Book Group each month to share your passion for books and join in on riveting book discussions.

 

Monday, October 2

 

English Class
The North-East Branch of the Kansas City Public Library invites the public to the library on Monday, October 2 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. for an opportunity to brush up on the English language. Learn basic vocabulary, grammar, and usage. Gain confidence in using English in your daily life.

 

Scarritt Renaissance Neighborhood Meeting
The next meeting of the Scarritt Renaissance Neighborhood Association will be on Monday, October 2, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Kansas City Museum (3218 Gladstone).

 

Tuesday, October 3

 

Graphic Novel Book Club
Head out to the Central Branch of the Kansas City Public Library for story time on Tuesday, October 3, from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. Join the library each Tuesday on the Children’s floor for stories, crafts and a lot of imagination. Graphic novel fans (ages 7-15) enjoy meeting up with each other to talk about books, as well as to get first hand illustrative instruction on how to create, design and illustrate your own comics. Parking is free.

 

Upcoming

 

Knights of Columbus Dinner/Bingo
The next bingo/dinner night hosted by the Knights of Columbus Cardinal Glennon Council #4613 will be held at St. Anthony’s ~ St. Joseph Hall (3208 Lexington 64124) on Friday, October 6. A dinner of an Italian steak sandwich and chips will be served for $6 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m.. and bingo will be held from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Coffee is included; other drinks and desserts are available for $1.

 

Kansas City Museum construction kickoff
Members and supporters of the Kansas City Museum restoration and renovation project are invited to attend a special ceremony to celebrate the beginning of construction on Tuesday, October 10, from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at the historic grounds of the Kansas City Museum. This special ceremony also will recognize the start of the work of JE Dunn Construction Co., the project’s construction manager, which is beginning work in October to add exhibition galleries and amenities to the Museum that include: Museum Café and Demonstration Kitchen; Soda Fountain; Billiards Room; Museum Retail Store; Theater / Auditorium; Classroom and Meeting Room.

 

Historical Society’s 6th annual fall homes tour
The Northeast Kansas City Historical Society presents its Sixth Annual Fall Homes Tour, featuring grand homes from the late 1800s and early 1900s, on Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. in the Pendleton Heights neighborhood, “Kansas City’s First Suburb.” Visit www.nekchs.com and/or the NEKCHS Facebook page to learn more about this event. Call 816-769-3336 for more information.

 

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