Friday, January 25
Story time at Northeast Library
Join the Kansas City Public Library’s Northeast Branch on Friday, January 25, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for stories, songs, and plenty of time for play. Library guests talk, sing, read, write and play every day, but Tuesdays are special. Parking is free!
Saturday, January 26
The Mayoral Candidate Forum
Join the Northeast Kansas City Chamber of Commerce at “The Mayoral Candidate Forum” on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at the Northeast High School located at 415 Van Brunt, Kansas City, MO 64124 as candidates for the upcoming Kansas City Mayoral election engage with the public! The forum will be broadcast LIVE on 100.1 FM as well as www.OneKCRadio.org, and is the perfect opportunity for all Mayoral Candidates to engage with our community and get feedback on the challenges and concerns facing our neighborhoods. The event is free and open to the public. Questions at the forum are encourage. Be part of the progress of our city and let your voice be heard!
JVS Global Garden Class
Jewish Vocational Services Global Gardens program develops garden spaces from vacant lots and empowers refugees to grow food, beauty, and connections in the Historic Northeast Kansas City. The program goals are to increase healthy eating, increase exercise, and decrease social isolation. JVS Global Gardens provides land, water, resources, and education for refugees to grow culturally specific vegetables and fruits for their family, friends, and neighbors. JVS offers horticulture and nutrition workshops for Global Gardens’ clients and families. JVS also offers program management, labor, and overall community garden maintenance. These community gardens provide opportunities for our refugees to interact with one another in a social setting and develop friendships within their community. Come to the Global Garden Class Saturday, January 26h from 8:30 am to 12pm at the Northeast Chamber of Commerce at 2657 Independence Avenue. For more information, please contact Molly Fusselman at MFusselman@JVSKC.org or (816) 629-8893.
Tuesday, January 29
Kansas City Parks Board Meeting
The Kansas City Parks and Recreation Department’s Board meeting will be held Tuesday, January 29th from 2pm to 3pm at Swope Park, 4600 E. 63rd St. All meetings are open to the public.
Second Annual State of the Northeast Forum
The second annual State of the Northeast Forum will be held Wednesday, January 30th from 6pm to 8pm, located at 148 N. Topping Avenue (in the basement of Northeast Alliance Together) .