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Christ the King Catholic Church, 3024 N. 53rd St., Kansas City, Kansas, is planning an ice cream social after the 4 p.m. Mass on Saturday, Aug. 24. The social will be from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and will include food, cake, ice cream, booths and bingo.

Volunteers from Holy Family Catholic Church, Kansas City, Kansas, prepared 200 strudels on Saturday for the annual Slovenefest, which will be held Sept. 28 at the Monsignor Mejak Hall and Holy Family School grounds, 513 Ohio. The event will include a traditional Slovenian dinner, music and family entertainment. The funds raised will support Holy Family Church. The festival begins after the 4 p.m. Mass on Sept. 28 at Holy Family Church, 274 Orchard St., Kansas City, Kansas. The festival from 5 to 10 p.m. Sept. 28 includes children’s and adult games, cultural booth, souvenirs, a silent auction, authentic Slovenian food including sarma (stuffed cabbage rolls), poljene paprika (stuffed peppers), krvavica (a specialty sausage), Slovenian potato salad and green beans. Tamburitza music from Hravatski Obicaj is featured from 5 to 6 p.m., and Slovenian polkas by the Brian McCarty Band are planned from 6 to 9 p.m.

The Keeler Women’s Center reopened July 1 at a new location, 759 Vermont Ave., Suite 100-B, Kansas City, Kansas.
The Gospel Non-Violence Study Group will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 759 Vermont Ave., Suite 100-B, Kansas City, Kansas. The group is facilitated by Peg Burns Kerbawy.
Scripture Study and Reflection will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesdays at the Keeler Women’s Center, 759 Vermont Ave., Suite 100-B, Kansas City, Kansas.
To register for classes, call 913-906-8990. The Keeler Women’s Center is a ministry of the Benedictine Sisters. For more information, visit

Our Lady of Unity parish, 2646 S. 34th St., Kansas City, Kansas, is planning Unity Fest 2019 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7. Barbecue and Mexican-style foods will be available, along with mariachi music and Hispanic dance groups for entertainment. Carnival games and inflatables will be included. A silent auction will take place in the church basement.

Members of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1300 N. 18th St., Kansas City, Kansas, will observe the eleventh Sunday after Pentecost at 10 a.m. Aug. 25.

St. Peter’s Fall Festival is planned from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Cathedral of St. Peter, 422 N. 14th St., Kansas City, Kansas.

Wyandotte United Methodist Church, 7901 Oakland Ave., Kansas City, Kansas, will meet for worship services on Aug. 25 at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m., with Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.

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Home run in 11th inning wins big for T-Bones

The Kansas City T-Bones (51-39) hit a home run off the Lincoln Saltdogs (37-54) 7-4 in the 11th inning to keep the T-Bones neck and neck with the Sioux City Explorers in second place in the southern division.

Omar Carrizales came up big in the 11th inning to break the 4-4 tie and to seal the series sweep. A big three-run home run to left field sealed the deal, scoring not only Carrizales, but Casey Gillaspie and Danny Mars. Carrizales went two-for-five on the day with a walk and a strikeout, being one of four who had two-hit games against the Saltdogs.

The T-Bones started with a 1-0 lead over Lincoln with a balk from starting pitcher Brad Thoutt to score Stewart Ijames from third.

In the fourth inning, two runs scored to answer the lone T-Bones run in the bottom of the third. Lincoln scored again in the fifth with a RBI single to center by Forrestt Allday, scoring Ivan Marin.

Kansas City had two runs of its own to make it a tied game at three apiece. The T-Bones took the lead with a wild pitch advancing Chris Colabello to third, then a RBI single for Christian Correa.

Lincoln tied the game at four in the top of the eighth, and both teams went scoreless until Carrizales put the game away with the three-run home run in the 11th.

Henry Owens (4-2) got the win, pitching all three extra innings with only a walk and five strikeouts to his name. Jon Perrin will be credited with another quality start for the T-Bones rotation, going 6.1 innings, seven hits, three runs, three earned, and 10 strikeouts.

The T-Bones will travel to Sioux City, Iowa, again in a must-win series to settle the tie for second place in the southern division of the American Association. Cleburne now falls in the race with only a game and a half ahead of the T-Bones and the Explorers.

The three-game series is set to begin Saturday night at 6:12 p.m. in Sioux City with the T-Bones sending out newly acquired left-handed pitcher T.J. House (7-9, 4.39) to face right-handed pitcher Sam Held (2-0, 2.74) for Sioux City.

The game is on the T-Bones Broadcast Network at Following that series KC will head back to Texas for a three-game series.

Home games with Sioux City are scheduled Aug. 30 through Sept. 2. Tickets to all T-Bones home games are on sale online or by calling 913-328-5618 or by visiting the Saint Luke’s Box Office between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Group ticket sales are also on sale.

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Saturday events

Family Fun Day planned at Legends Lawn
Family Fun Day at The Lawn will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at The Legends. There will be prize giveaways, snacks, yard games, a petting zoo, face painting, mascot appearance and Sporting KC autograph signing. Residents are invited to a free 50-minute workout class on The Lawn on Saturday morning, Aug. 24, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tony Temple of The Burn KC and Core Power Yoga will be the workout class leader. Registration is at 9:30 a.m. Saturday for the event. Wear appropriate clothing and bring a yoga mat or towel. For more information, visit

Tiblow Days continues in Bonner Springs
Tiblow Days continues on Saturday, Aug. 24, in Bonner Springs. Most events are in downtown Bonner Springs, near K-32 and 2nd Street. A pancake, biscuit and gravy breakfast will be 6 to 9 a.m. Saturday at the First Christian Church, 148 N. Nettleton Ave. The Tiblow Trot 5-mile run and 2-mile walk will be from 7 to 9 a.m. The parade will begin at 9:30 a.m. at Lions Park, to Nettleton and Oak. A car show will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Cedar Street. JAB will play musical numbers at 3 p.m. in the Dairy Queen parking lot. The carnival will be from noon to 9 p.m. Musical entertainment includes 6 p.m., 455 Rocket; 7:30 p.m., Johnny Dollar Band; 9:30 p.m., The Rainmakers. Vendor booths will be open on 2nd Street from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information visit

Spanish singing lessons planned
“Clases de Canto,” or Spanish singing lessons, are planned from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, in Conference Room B, South Branch Library, 3104 Strong Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The Spanish language singing class is taught by Sandra Zamora. For other library programs, visit

Family story time planned

Family story time is planned from 11 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Aug. 24 at the youth services craft room at the Main Kansas City, Kansas, Public Library, 625 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The event includes stories, dance and singing. The program is geared to ages 2 to 6.

Ice cream social planned
Christ the King Catholic Church, 3024 N. 53rd St., Kansas City, Kansas, is planning an ice cream social after the 4 p.m. Mass on Saturday, Aug. 24. The social will be from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and will include food, cake, ice cream, booths and bingo.