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Wednesday, November 7

ESL Conversation Group
The Central Branch of the Kansas City Public Library will host an ESL Conversation Group on Wednesday, October 10, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. In class you will learn basic English skills: grammar, listening, speaking, pronunciation, reading, and conversation. No fee or books required. Contact Estelle at 816-560-0135 with questions.

Comparison of Historic Floods in KC
Join Dr. Gene Chavez, author Kenneth Kieser and survivors to remember the 25th anniversary of the 1993 flood that devastated Kansas City at the Kansas City Museum on Wednesday 6:30-7:30 at 800 Broadway Blvd.. RSVP is required to paul.gutierrez@kcmo.gov.

 

Thursday, November 8

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.

Drop-in tech coach
The North-East branch of the Kansas City Public Library will bring in a tech coach to assist the public on Thursday, October 18, from 4 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. Get answers to questions about Microsoft Word and Excel; the internet; email, formatting a resume and online applications; syncing your smart phone, and so much more.

 

Friday, November 9

Chair Fitness
The North-East Public Library Branch (6000 Wilson Rd.) will host a chair fitness class on Friday, October 19, 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, stength and flexibility exercises are all performed from a seated position.

World War I Research Stations
Visit the World War I Museum Friday through Sunday to find your connection to World War I during Memorial Day weekend through research stations. With access to multiple databases including, Fold3.com, Ancestry.com, the Museum and Memorial’s online collections database, the American Battlefield Monuments Commission and the National Archives, discover how the Great War affected your family through records, photographs and much more.

 

Saturday , November 10

Hands-on History
In remembrance of Armistice Day, the World War I Museum will bring history to life during the family-friendly program, where kids of all ages are invited to handle Great War Artifacts at 11 a.m. near the Paul Sunderland Glass Bridge inside the WWI Museum.

 

Monday, November 12

Story time at Central Library
Come out to the Central Branch of the Kansas City Public Library on Tuesday, October 28, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. for story time. Join the library every Tuesday for stories, songs, and plenty of time for play. The library encourages patrons to talk, sing, read, write and play every day, but Tuesdays are special because parking is free!

 

Sunday, November 13

Hands-on History
Join the World War I Museum for an Armistice Day Ceremony, tolling the bells of peace, and a walk of honor dedication ceremony Sunday morning starting at 9:30 a.m.

 

Upcoming

 

International Marketplace Holiday Bazaar
Join El Bazar de Dulce Boutique and the Northeast Kansas City Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the “International Marketplace Holiday Bazaar” at The Egg Business Incubator located at 2659 Independence Blvd. Shop and support local businesses, take photos with Santa from 10 AM to 12 PM and enjoy all of the holiday festivities. There will be jewelry, fashion, food, gifts, toys, accessories, family fun, and more! Event is November 16-18, Friday hours from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

66th Annual Blue Valley Kiwanis Club Chili Day
On Thursday, November 15, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., visit the Blue Valley Salvation Army Building at 6618 Truman Rd, where $7 will get you All You Can Eat Chili, a drink, and dessert.

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