Wednesday April 24- Historic Northeast Lofts public engagement meeting with Arnold Development Group discussing the potential redevelopment of the former Hardesty Federal Complex at Independence Ave. and Hardesty. Meeting begins at 6:00pm at the offices of the Northeast Chamber of Commerce, 2657 Independence Avenue.  

Friday, April 26- Pendleton Heights Neighborhood Orchard Celebration. Meet at the orchard at Montgall & Lexington Avenues at 4:30 pm.  

Friday, April 26- Don Bosco Block Party, 526 Campbell Ave., from 5 to 9 pm. Come for food, games, live music and more. Visit for more information.

Saturday April 27- Go Native, Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center, 4750 Troost, from 10 am to 2 pm.  Come learn and celebrate Missour’s native plants. Take a tour of the Discovery Center’s landscape and ask questions from experts. Free plant and grass seeds and tree seedlings will be available. For more information, call 816-759-7300

Saturday, May 4- Goal for Health, Fiesta, Salud y Futbol!, at the Van Brunt Soccer Field, from 11 am to 3 pm. Free soccer clinic and health fair, with live DJ, clinic for kids ages 6-12, food and prizes, including free soccer balls for the first 200 kids. Sponsored by KC Parks & Recreation and University of Kansas Health System.

Tuesday, May 7- Kansas City Symphony in the Park, Indian Mound Park at Belmont and Gladstone Blvds at 6 pm.  Bring your lawn chairs and picnic baskets and enjoy a free concert to celebrate spring.