Wednesday, May 8– BikeWalkKC will present the documentary, The Street Project, at 5 pm at the North-East Branch Library, 6000 Wilson Rd. A panel discussion will take place at 7 pm following the film screening to discuss safety options for cyclists and pedestrians. Free.

Thursday, May 9– Coffee, Culture, and Conversation, from 10 to 11 am at the Northeast Chamber of Commerce, 2657 Independence Blvd. Come celebrate and learn about Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month with coffee and themed treats. Come meet your neighbors during this free event sponsored by your chamber of commerce.

Thursday, May 16– Scarritt Renaissance Neighborhood Association May Social, 5 to 7 pm.

Come meet your neighbors and enjoy a treat at Elixir, the Kansas City Musuem’s soda fountain eatery.  A wide selection of drinks and snacks will be available for purpose from Elixir’s menu. Visit their website at for more information.

Saturday, May 11-Festival Of Reading from 2 to 5 pm at the KC Urban Youth Academy, 1622 E. 17th Terrace. Free lunch, books, and fun activities. See the ad on page ___ for more information.

Saturday, May 11 & Sunday, May 12– National Train Day, visit the new Missouri Model Railroad Museum, free from 10 am to 4 pm. Learn about the history of America’s railroads and enjoy scale model train layouts at 312 W. Pacific, Independence, MO. Visit for more information

 Saturday, May 18– Call For Mural Artists, from 1 to 3 pm at the Independence Avenue “Truck-Eating” Bridge. Come view this year’s mural location and pick up an application. Applications will also be available online at or contact Rebecca Koop at 816-808-2789.