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Thursday, February 7

Teen Game Night
Join local teens in the community on the first Thursday of every month to play board and video games at the Northeast Library (6000 Wilson Avenue) from 5pm to 6:30 pm. They will have a PS4, Xbox 260, and a WiiU to play with! This event is appropriate for ages 12-18.

 

Olive Center Playgroup
Start at Zero is hosting a bilingual, open play group at the Olive Center (555 Olive) on Thursday, February 7th from 10am to 12pm. Bring your little ones and enjoy story time and other activities.

 

Saturday, February 9

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, February 9th 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.

 

Free Tax Preparation at Northeast Library
Learn how to e-file and get tips for getting the biggest refund possible from expert volunteers at the Northeast Library (6000 Wilson Avenue) on Saturday, February 9th from 10:30 am to 12pm. This is available for free to those making under $66,000 per year.

 

Tuesday, February 12

Coffee on the Corridor
Come enjoy coffee on the corridor with the Independence Avenue Community Improvement District on Tuesday, February 12th at 10am at the Northeast Kansas City Chamber of Commerce office..

 

Pendleton Heights Neighborhood Association Meeting
The Pendleton Heights Neighborhood Association will hold it’s monthly meeting on Tuesday, February 12th from 7pm to 8pm at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (1750 Independence Avenue).

 

Upcoming

Mardi Gras Celebration
The Northeast Kansas City Chamber of Commerce (NEKCCoC) is proud to present its 9th annual MARDI GRAS: Beads, Beans & Booze! event on Fat Tuesday, March 5, 2019 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM at the famous American Jazz Museum located at 1616 E. 18th Street, Kansas City, MIssouri 64108 in the Historic 18th & Vine Jazz District! This year’s celebration will be packed full of original Cajun food, a live Brass Band, and more! So, join us for a night of fun, food and jazz and kick up your heels, grab your mask and get down on The Vine! Tickets are on sale now, so grab yours before they’re gone!

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