Northeast News

Wednesday, July 16

KC Museum Hard Hat Tour

Take a hard hat tour of Corinthian Hall, the 100+ year old home of lumber baron Robert A. Long and his family. Visitors will see Corinthian Hall in mid-renovation, the bare interior of the building exposed for the first time in decades. Visitors will also tour the exhibit inside Corinthian Hall: Planning for the Future: Find History at Kansas City Museum. Admission is free and this week’s tours will be held Wednesday through Friday at 2 p.m. at the museum, 3218 Gladstone Blvd.


Thursday, July 17

Fizz, Boom, Fun

Join the North-East Library at 3 p.m. for crazy science experiments and explosive crafts! Something new will be assigned each week!

Adult Thursday – Movies

Join other adults at the North-East Public Library, 6000 Wilson Rd., Kansas City, Mo., for a movie on the library’s big screen at 10 a.m.

Blue Valley Neighborhood Association Meeting

The next Blue Valley Neighborhood Association meeting will take place at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 17, at the Guadalupe Centers, 5203 E. Truman Road. For more information, contact the office at 816-241-4848 or


Friday, July 18

Story Time and Crafts

Join North-East Public Library for its weekly story time and craft at 10:30 a.m. Parents and kids will enjoy stories geared toward toddlers and pre-schoolers. Get ready for songs, tongue twisters and dramatic play.


Saturday, July 19

Spanish lessons

Join the North-East Library for free Spanish lessons. Two ongoing sessions are available for the cost of a free will donation. Beginner classes take place every Saturday from 10 a.m. – noon and advanced classes follow from noon – 2 p.m. To enroll, contact

Computer Class–email

Sign up for a free e-mail account and follow along with this tutorial that teaches the ins and outs of sending and receiving email, as well as how to organize your messages. Class begins at 10:30 a.m. at the North-East Public Library, 6000 Wilson Rd.

Westport Center for the Arts

Children between the ages of 7-13 are invited to participate in creating works of art with professional artists to be displayed at the North-East branch. The program begins at 1 p.m. at the North-East Library, 6000 Wilson Road.

Concert at the Colonnade

Hosted by the Northeast Arts KC, catch a free concert from 7-9 p.m., at the Colonnade, across from Concourse Park at Gladstone Blvd and St. John. The evening, titled “In the Pink of the Evening” features music by The Electric Mud Band, blues rock.


Monday, July 21

Indian Mound Neighborhood

Indian Mound Neighborhood Association will host its monthly meeting at the North-East Public Library at 4:30 p.m. Monday, July 21.


Tuesday, July 22

Kansas City Digital Media Lab

The KCDML is open to youth ages 13-18 every Tuesday from 3:30 – 7 p.m. at the Kansas City Library. It’s a safe space for youth who are interested in, or want to learn more about storytelling and/or coding. You’ll have access to equipment and adult collaborators to learn, create, and grow. All of the adult collaborators have had background checks and are simply available to help youth take their expertise and interest to the next level.



Meeting Paul Mesner puppets “The Stinky Cheese Man”

Beginning at 10 a.m. Friday, July 25, at the North-East Library, Paul Mesner adapts the book from Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith into a puppet show. The story contains zany versions of classic tales with the fabulous humor that has made this Caldecott Award winning book by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith so popular. You will have fun with Jack, the narrator, who takes your through the twists and turns of this wacky tale. Learn the real story of Chicken Licken or is that Chicken Little? And then there is the Cinderumpelstiltskin. Will she have to spin her own dress? Will she go to the ball?

Lykins Neighborhood Association meeting

Join members of the Lykins Neighborhood Association for its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, July 28, at the Rock Church, 934 Norton Ave.

Sheffield Neighborhood Association meeting

Join members of the Sheffield Neighborhood Association for its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, July 28, at Hope Academy, 1001 Bennington Ave.