Wednesday, January 30
Healthy Living Challenge at NE Library
Join the Northeast Branch of the Kansas City Library Wednesday, January 30th from 5:30pm to 6:30 pm to learn 8 simple exercises designed to improve daily living. These moves will build strength, improve your balance, and your health. Everyone starts at a level that’s right for them! Adults over 55 are encouraged to join. Every Monday and Wednesday! The library is located at 6000 Wilson Road.
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 the Our Lady Of Peace gymnasium, 1001 Bennington Ave.
Thursday, January 31
Olive Center Playgroup
Playgroup will be held Thursday, January 31st from 10am to 12pm at 555 Olive. Start at Zero Playgroups are a place where young children and their families participate in fun, educational activities and get to know other families in their community. Start at Zero Playgroups are facilitated by a Parent Educator and other Start at Zero staff and volunteers who welcome families, prepare activities, and guide the playgroup. If you are the parent of a baby, toddler, or preschooler and would like to join them, they have several weekly groups to choose from. No need to register- just stop by! Playgroups are free and open to all families.
Friday, February 1
Storytime at NE Library
Stop by the North-East branch Friday, February 1st from 11am to 12pm for singing, dancing, stories and fun activities that activate your little one’s brain! Perfect for toddlers and preschoolers. The library is located at 6000 Wilson Road.
Sunday, February 3
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’s 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 Sunday, February 2nd 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.