FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 – Join us for the last Summer Dusk Concert at St. John Garden! From 7-9 p.m., KC Swingers bring you Broadway & Jazz music through the decades. 3922 St. John Avenue. You are encouraged to bring your own blanket, lawn chairs, food or refreshments. Children are welcome with parental supervision.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 – Join the Northeast Kansas City Chamber of Commerce for the 10th annual International Marketplace Taste & Tour, a fun-filled afternoon with delicious tidbits from 12 International Restaurants & Coffee Shops. Begin your journey in Italy at the American Sons of Columbus, where guests will register for “passports” and board the trolley. More info at

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 – The next Northeast Community Park Party will be at Concourse Park from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Join us for free food, children’s activities and community building!

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 – Come join us anytime between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., in the Education Room at the Kansas City Museum (3218 Gladstone Blvd.) for an Open House to discuss concepts for improvements in Kessler Park. Learn more about the project here:

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29- Northeast News Open House, 5 to 7 pm. Come visit our new office space and see where your weekly community paper takes shape. Sample a variety of homemade chili recipes prepared by our staff and vote for your favorite during our Chili Cook-off. 2659 Independence Blvd.