Thursday, May 11- During this month’s Coffee, Culture, and Conversation, a ribbon cutting will be held at Eben-Ezer, a new clothing store at 3017 1/2 Independence Blvd. Come enjoy a free cup of coffee and some Haitian foods from 10 to 11 a.m. Sponsored by the Northeast Chamber of Commerce and the Independence Avenue CID.

Friday, May 12- Remake Learning Days: Show Me Wildlife. Learn about Missouri’s native species during this program from 4 to 5:30 pm at Lykins Square Park (Myrtle Ave at 8th St.) Free books from the Kansas City Public Library, an art activity, and animal visitors from the Discovery Center. Free.

Saturday, May 13 – Grand Opening at the Pendleton ArtsBlock studio, 2300 Independence Ave. View art from Yum-Yum Ceramics, Studio Cheeks, and Astringent Press from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Thursday, May 18 – KC Media Collective listening session, aimed at increasing civic engagement. 5:00-8:00 p.m. at IBCC, 606 Gladstone, Blvd

Friday, May 19 –
It’s Bingo Night at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in the St. Joseph’s Hall, 3208 Lexington Ave. $6.00 for 3 cards, and hot dogs, nachos, popcorn, drinks and desserts available to enjoy while you play to win $. Doors open at 5 p.m., bingo begins at 6 p.m.

SATURDAY, MAY 20 – Multicultural Festival returns to Frontier Schools 1575 Universal Ave, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Admission is free, food tickets are $15 per person, Kids under age 4 eat for free.