August 5: The Kansas City Public Library is partnering with KC CARE Health Center to increase access to the COVID-19 vaccine. Beginning August 5, anyone in need of a COVID-19 vaccine can receive one from KC CARE Health Center at the North-East Branch (6000 Wilson Ave.) on Thursdays from noon to 6 p.m. No registration is required.
August 6: The Brad Allen Trio will bring the cool sounds of Jazz to Friday in the Park at North Kansas City’s Festival Pavilion in Macken Park from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. All concerts are free and open to the public. 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.
August 7: LifeConnection Church will host a one day Vacation Bible School at 217 Benton Boulevard for children aged 4-13 at 10:AM, followed by a block party across the street at Concourse Park starting around 12:30. Games, food, and school supplies, and more! This event is free.
August 12: Join the Northeast Kansas City Chamber of Commerce at Boulevard Bakery for a Ribbon Tying and Coffee, Culture and Conversation. After 30 years of custom cookies and bakery treats, the bakery at 2815 Independence Avenue will be closing in August. Come and sign the BIG retirement card, Eleos Coffee Truck will be in the parking lot, balloons, a proclamation and special guests are on the agenda.
August 14: Back to School Bash, sponsored by All Christians Together at Lykins Park (8th & Myrtle) from 12:00 – 4:00 Live music, popcorn, hot dogs, snow cones, horse rides, carnival games, rock climbing wall, bounce house, school supply giveaway, and more!