7/26-31: KCPS Enrollment Fair for families who haven’t enrolled for the 2021-22 school year. In-person at Manual Career and Technical Center (1215 E. Truman Rd.) from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. M-F, and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. Apply for free preschool, register for kindergarten or enroll in grades 1-12. Mon.7/26: A – E, Tues. 7/27: F – J, Wed. 7/28: K – O, Thurs. 7/29: P – T, Fri. 7/30: U – Z, Sat., 7/31: Open. Visit enrollkc.org to apply online. Computer access available at the Office of Admissions, Board of Education (2901 Troost Ave.). For a list of required documents or more info, visit kcpublicschools.org.
7/30: The Turpine Tyme Ragsters will bring Ragtime and Dixieland music to Friday in the Park at North Kansas City’s Festival Pavilion in Macken Park from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM. All concerts are free and open to the public, and every event features a drawing for prizes donated by local businesses. There is plenty of parking, playgrounds, restrooms and the park is completely handicap accessible. For more info, visit nkc.org or contact City Hall at 274-6000.
7/30: Kansas City Girls Prep will host a Volunteer Day from 11-3, and a Back-to-School BBQ from 3:30-5:30. Bring a friend!
8/4: The Northeast News’ Back to School issue will be delivered next week! Find info about all our local schools and read in-depth reporting on big changes your students could be facing when they return to the classroom.
8/20: Third Fridays 5-9 p.m., proXimity returns! This year, they plan to open multiple venues featuring local artists. Participating venues include: The 815 Gallery (815 E 5th) and Don Bosco Community Center (526 Campbell). All media and disciplines of creativity are encouraged: painting, drawing, photography, crafting, woodworking, sculpture, music, performance, whatever you do to express your creative self. Social protocols will be at the discretion of and posted by venue owners.