Saturday events

Opening day at the lake to be Saturday
Saturday, March 7, is the opening day of fishing season at Wyandotte County Lake, 91st and Leavenworth Road. The lake opens at 6 a.m. There will be a breakfast in conjunction with the lake opening at the marina from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday. The cost of the breakfast will be $8. State and county fishing permits are required for most anglers. To see the fishing rules, visit https://www.wycokck.org/Parks/Fishing-Boating.aspx.

Watch marbles being made at Marble Crazy in Bonner Springs
Visitors may watch marbles being made in four demonstration areas by more than 25 artists at the Marble Crazy event Saturday, March 7, at Moon Marble Co., 600 E. Front St., Bonner Springs, Kansas. The hours of the event are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free.

Family story time planned
Family story time is planned from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 7, at the youth services craft room, Main Kansas City, Kansas, Public Library, 625 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. There will be reading, dancing and singing. The story time is geared to children ages 2 to 6. For other library activities, visit www.kckpl.org.

Spanish singing lessons planned
“Clases de Canto,” or Spanish singing lessons, are planned from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, March 7, 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 www.kckpl.org.

STEM crafts planned at library
Chessboard Bazillions will be presented at 1 p.m. March 7 at the craft room, Main Kansas City, Kansas, Public Library, 625 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Children and teens will observe what happens if they put one piece of candy on a chess square, two on the next square, four on the next square and on up. The power of exponential growth will be discussed. All materials are provided. Participants may stay for a game of chess. The program is for ages 6 and up. Registration is requested to https://kckpl.librarymarket.com/events/stem-saturday-chessboard-ba-zillions.

Musical presented at Bishop Ward
“Beauty and the Beast” will be presented at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at Bishop Ward High School, 708 N. 18th St., Kansas City, Kansas. The musical will be presented at the Bishop Ward theater on the second floor.

Sporting KC plays home opener Saturday
Sporting Kansas City (1-0-0, 3 points) will kick off the club’s 10th home campaign at world-class Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kansas, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Sporting KC will play Houston Dynamo (0-0-1, 1 point). For more information, visit https://www.sportingkc.com/.

Several Wyandotte County students named to honor roll at Emporia State

Several Wyandotte County students were named to the university honor roll and dean’s lists for fall 2019 at Emporia State University.

Students on the list include:

• Kassondra Green of Bonner Springs, Kansas, university honor roll and The Teachers College dean’s list.
• Heather Lund of Bonner Springs, Kansas, university honor roll and The Teachers College dean’s list.
• Ashley Vest of Bonner Springs, Kansas, university honor roll and The Teachers College dean’s list.
• Kathryn Bowman of Kansas City, Kansas, university honor roll and College of Liberal Arts and Sciences dean’s list.
• Rachel Castro of Kansas City, Kansas, university honor roll.
• Tori Compton of Kansas City, Kansas, university honor roll.
• Alicia Kepler of Kansas City, Kansas, university honor roll and The Teachers College dean’s list.
• Andrew Malcolm of Kansas City, Kansas, university honor roll and The Teachers College dean’s list.
• Annelise Meek of Kansas City, Kansas, university honor roll.
• Jennifer Mullins of Kansas City, Kansas, university honor roll and The Teachers College dean’s list.
• Jasmin Pulido of Kansas City, Kansas, university honor roll and The Teachers College dean’s list.
• Brianna Shively of Kansas City, Kansas, university honor roll and The Teachers College dean’s list.
• Maisee Xiong of Kansas City, Kansas, university honor roll and The Teachers College dean’s list.

In all, nearly 800 students were named to the Emporia State honor roll and dean’s list for the semester. Emporia State offers more than 200 academic programs. The university has earned national recognition as a College of Distinction, demonstrating innovative application of high-impact education.