EVERY FRIDAY – The Kansas City Library is popping up in local neighborhoods to provide summer learning resources to families, connect people with services, offer fun kids’ activities, and more! Every Friday 3 – 6 p.m. at The Concourse Park, Benton Boulevard and St. John Ave. Readers of all ages can sign up for this year’s Summer Reading Program. Free Harvesters Kids Café meals will be available for children ages 1-18 from 4-6 p.m. during each pop-up session. Kids can enjoy entertaining and educational activities.
SATURDAY, JUNE 18 – Community Lunch at Eleos Coffee House, 3401 Independence Ave. 11:30 am, Free food, raffle prizes, live music
SATURDAY, JUNE 18 – World Refugee Day Celebration at the KC Public Library, North-East Branch, 6000 Wilson Rd. 10:AM – 2:PM
FIRST SATURDAYS – Free trash dumpster for Indian Mound residents at 5715 St. John (former Northeast News office) on July 2, August 6, September 3 & October 11 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
SUNDAY, JUNE 19 – Juneteenth – Freedom Day. See page 8-9 for a list of Juneteenth events.
EVERY SUNDAY – Indian Mound Overlook/Kessler Park Weekly Cleanup every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. at Gladstone Boulevard and Belmont Avenue.
Every Sunday – Art Garden KC, an outdoor art festival featuring local handmade arts/crafts, food trucks, live music, open mic, family activities and more! Free to attend. Located at 2233 Lexington Ave from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. (weather permitting) Follow @ArtGardenKC on Facebook or Instagram for updates.
THURSDAY, JUNE 21 – Scarritt School Site Reuse Discussion from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 3509 Anderson Ave. Please join us on the grounds of the Scarritt School site to learn about the upcoming repurposing process and to share your feedback on the redevelopment of the site, including community benefits. Proposals are due in September 2022. For more info, 816-418-7567 or email@example.com.