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The Wyandotte Daily news is interested in news of your community event in Wyandotte County. Send information to news@wyandottedaily.com and include your name and phone number. Please send in planned events about a week before the event if possible. In the event of inclement weather, call to see if the event is still planned.

Programs offered for Spanish-speaking women
Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kan., offers these programs for Spanish-speaking women: Retiro: Acogiendo al Forastero … La tarea y Bendicion de Adviento, dirigido por S. Elena Mack, SCL, Jueves, 30 de Noviembre, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.; Grupo de mujeres: con lideres Mary Ellen Rodriguez y Ana Maria Sauer, los martes, 21, y 28 de noviembre, 10-11 a.m.; Grupo de salud emocional para la mujer, ofrecido por MOCSA, contacte a Sinead McDonough, llame al 816-285-1349, los martes, 1-2:30 p.m. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

Armistice Day to be topic of historical society presentation Sunday, Nov. 19
Guest speaker for the quarterly meeting of the Wyandotte County Historical Society and Museum at 2 p.m. Nov. 19 will be Jonathan Casey, archivist from the Liberty Memorial World War I Museum. He will speak about Armistice Day, Nov. 11, 1918, when an armistice was signed ending the hostilities on the western front of World War I. Also known as Veterans Day or Remembrance Day, the date was made a national holiday and events and traditions have grown around it. The meeting is free and open to the public. There will be refreshments.

Keeler to benefit from shopping Nov. 19

The Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., will receive 15 percent of purchases from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19, at Ten Thousand Villages, 7947 Santa Fe Drive, Overland Park, Kansas. Shoppers may meet and talk with Keeler Women’s staff and volunteers at the event.

Blood drive scheduled Nov. 20

Harding and Associates, 8437 State Ave., will hold a Community Blood Center blood drive from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 20 in the parking lot. To schedule a donation, visit www.esavealifenow.org or call 816-753-4040.

Blood drive scheduled Nov. 22
A Red Cross blood drive is scheduled from 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22, at Dave and Buster’s, 1843 Village West Parkway, Kansas City, Kansas. For more information or to schedule a blood donation, visit www.redcrossblood.org.

Thanksgiving Breakfast Dance to be Nov. 23 at Armory
Muddy Waters Jr., the oldest son of Muddy Waters, will headline the Thanksgiving Breakfast Dance Nov. 23 at the Kansas National Guard Armory, 18th and Ridge, Kansas City, Kansas. Waters Jr., also known as Mud Morganfield, will perform his father’s greatest hits at the event. Other highlights will include the son of Johnnie Taylor, T.J. Hooker-Taylor, performing his dad’s greatest hits. In addition, guitarist Memphis Mike, a local blues artist, will perform. Levee Town, a blues and rockabilly group, is returning to the event after about 10 years. Doors open at 9 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day with four hours of blues and jazz entertainment planned from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Breakfast, music and dance are included in the event. Advance tickets are $45 each and reserved tickets are $55. A reserved table of eight is $400. Tickets at the door are $50. Tickets are available from www.ticketkc.com and 816-982-9238.

Blood drive scheduled Nov. 28
A Red Cross blood drive is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28, at Kansas City Kansas Community College, 7250 State Ave. For more information or to schedule a blood donation, visit www.redcrossblood.org.

Downtown Holiday Lighting Festival to be Dec. 1
The mayor’s Downtown Holiday Lighting Festival will take place from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, in front of Kansas City, Kansas, City Hall, 701 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kansas. The event includes the tree lighting ceremony, a visit with Santa Claus, crafts and games for kids, holiday movies and popcorn, performances by choirs, bands and dance groups, and goodie bags for the first 1,000 children. Those who would like to be volunteers for the Dec. 1 event may call 913-371-3674, Ext. 1324.

Santa Express to start Dec. 2 at Ag Hall
The Santa Express will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 2 and 3, and Dec. 9 and 10, at the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame, Bonner Springs. Children may visit Santa I the depot, ride on the train, work on crafts, and have cookies and hot cocoa. Donations will benefit Farm Town restoration. For registration for the Santa Express 5K on Dec. 2, see www.aghalloffame.com or call 913-721-1075.

Grinter Place to hold holiday events Dec. 2
Grinter Place is planning holiday events, Breakfast with Santa and Holiday with the Arts, on Saturday, Dec. 2, at the historic site at 78th and K-32 in Kansas City, Kansas. The Grinter barn, 1400 S. 78th St., will be the site of a Breakfast with Santa event from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Dec. 2. The breakfast will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Dec. 2, while lunch will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost for breakfast ranges from $3 to $7, while the cost of lunch will be $3. Children may have their pictures taken with Santa, receive a goodie bag and work on holiday crafts. They will receive their photos with Santa at the event. The Holiday with the Arts event will include visiting with artists and authors, and listening to music. There will be books, paintings and pictures available for purchase. There also will be a wine tasting from Rowe Ridge with cheese and crackers, she said. Tours of the Grinter House will be available. The event includes a portrayal of Moses Grinter by Bill Nicks, Grinter House curator, from 3 to 4 p.m. The Zane sisters will show and demonstrate beading during the event. Tickets for Holiday with the Arts are $6 per person or $10 for two persons. All funds raised through the event will go toward Grinter Place. For more information, contact the Grinter Place Friends at 913-334-2500 or grinterplace@gmail.com, or the Grinter Place museum at 913-299-3073, at grinter@kshs.org.

Breakfast with St. Nick planned Dec. 2 at Strawberry Hill Museum
A Breakfast with St. Nicholas is planned from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Dec. 2 at the Strawberry Hill Museum, 720 N. 4th, Kansas City, Kansas. The cost of breakfast, a visit with St. Nicholas and a picture will be $10. The visit with St. Nicholas and picture only will cost $5. An adult breakfast will be available for $6. For more information, call 913-371-3264.

Friends of Yates’ annual benefit gala to be Dec. 9
Friends of Yates will celebrate 104 years of service by holding the “Holiday At The Apollo” annual meeting and Benefit Gala at 11:30 a.m. Dec. 9 at the Jack Reardon Convention Center, 520 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. This year’s event will showcase the many programs and services that attribute to the continued success of Friends of Yates, according to a spokesman. For tickets and further information about Friends of Yates’ Holiday at the Apollo annual meeting and gala, contact the office at 913-321-1566. Also visit http://wyandottedaily.com/friends-of-yates-annual-benefit-gala-to-be-dec-9/.

Counseling available
The Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., offers counseling services for men and women. Individual counseling and couples counseling is available. Nothing is billed and donations are accepted. Call 913-906-8990 for information or to schedule an appointment.

Wyandotte County Museum
The Wyandotte County Museum, 631 N. 126th St., Bonner Springs, is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. There is no admission charge. For more information, call 913-573-5002 or visit https://www.facebook.com/wycomuseum/.

Strawberry Hill Museum
The Strawberry Hill Museum, 720 N. 4th St., Kansas City, Kansas, has reopened after being closed for holiday decorating for an “Olde World Christmas.” The museum is open for tours from noon to 4:15 p.m. on the weekends. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children 6-12 and free for children under 6. For more information or for custom tours call 913-371-3264 or visit www.strawberryhillmuseum.org.

Grinter Place Museum
The Grinter Place State Historic Site, 1420 S. 78th St., Kansas City, Kan., is one of the oldest homes in the area, built in 1857. For more information about hours and days it is open, call 913-299-0373 or visit http://www.kshs.org/p/grinter-place-plan-your-visit/15857.

Old Quindaro Museum
The Old Quindaro Museum is at 3432 N. 29th St., Kansas City, Kan. For more information about the museum, call 816-820-3615 or visit https://www.facebook.com/ccoqmuseum/.

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Community calendar

The Wyandotte Daily news is interested in news of your community event in Wyandotte County. Send information to news@wyandottedaily.com and include your name and phone number. Please send in planned events about a week before the event if possible. In the event of inclement weather, call to see if the event is still planned.

Programs offered for Spanish-speaking women
Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kan., offers these programs for Spanish-speaking women: Grupo de mujeres: con lideres Mary Ellen Rodriguez y Ana Maria Sauer, los martes, 14, 21, 28 de noviembre, 10-11 a.m.; Grupo de salud emocional para la mujer, ofrecido por MOCSA, contacte a Sinead McDonough, llame al 816-285-1349, los martes, 1-2:30 p.m. Clase de Nutricion, Clase de Nutrición – cada tercer Jueves del Mes. Jueves, 16 de noviembre, 10-11 a.m. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

Play to be presented Nov. 12 at KCKCC
The Kansas City Kansas Community College Drama Club is presenting “Speech & Debate,” a play directed by a KCKCC student. Written by Stephen Karam, “Speech & Debate” follows three teenage misfits in Salem, Ore., who discover they are linked by a sex scandal that has rocked their town. When one of them sets out to expose the truth, secrets become currency, the stakes get higher and the trio’s connection grows deeper. The play does have adult situations. Parental guidance is advised. “Speech & Debate” ran Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and continues with a matinee performance Sunday, Nov. 12, at 2:30 p.m. The performance is in the KCKCC Performing Arts Center, 7250 State Ave. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for senior citizens and non-KCKCC students. All KCKCC students, staff and faculty are admitted free with valid identification. “Speech & Debate” is a Drama Club production, directed by student Gary Enrique Bradley-Lopez in his first full play directorial debut. For reservations or more information about “Speech & Debate,” call 913-288-7106.

‘Quill and Pluma’ to meet
“Quill and Pluma: Words express character” will meet from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The group is facilitated by Kari O’Rourke. It is a multilingual and culturally diverse group. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

Parenting support group to meet
A parenting support group will meet from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The support group will help parents find ways to connect with children and form strong bonds. The group is facilitated by Marqueia Watson. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

Program offered on thyroid health
“Thyroid Health: What You Need to Know” will be offered from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The program is in partnership with Mercy and Truth. A doctor will share information to help participants lead a healthier life. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

Global entrepreneurship program offered Nov. 14
This event has been canceled. A Global Entrepreneurship Week event will be held from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Nov. 14 at KCKCC, Upper Jewell building, 7250 State Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. “Sewing Seeds of Success” is the theme. Sponsors include KCKCC, Entrepreneurial Innovation Center, the Women’s Chamber and Board of Public Utilities. For information, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/new-location-global-entrepreneurship-week-sewing-seeds-of-success-tickets-38847869022.

Leavenworth Road Association to meet Nov. 14
The Leavenworth Road Association will meet Nov. 14 for a potluck dinner, social hour and meeting at the Eisenhower Recreation Center, 2901 N. 72nd St., Kansas City, Kansas. The dinner and social hour will be at 6 p.m. The LRA will provide smoked turkey by grill chef, Sylvester Smith. Those who attend may bring a covered dish to share. The guest speaker at the meeting will be Tib Laughlin from the Unified Government, presenting information about programs that will help with abandoned, vacant properties and blight.

Book club to meet Nov. 14
The Monthly Book Club will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The book for November is “The Underground Railroad” by Colson Whitehead. Some books will be available for club members. Call the Keeler Women’s Center at 913-906-8990 to register and to check on books’ availability.

Grinter Jamboree to be Nov. 14
The Grinter Place Friends are bringing back their Jamboree, which will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Nov. 14, the second Tuesday of the month, at the Grinter Barn, 1400 S. 78th, Kansas City, Kansas. One was held during October and about 40 to 50 people attended. The MP3 Band will perform. There will be a cover charge of $5 per person, and a snack bar will be available to purchase light refreshments. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/Grinter-Place-Friends-Inc-560554977327335/.

Class on Medicare offered Nov. 15
A bilingual class on Medicare will be offered from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The class in Spanish and English is for persons who want help understanding their current benefits. The presenter will be Susana Marcos. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

Free diabetic foot ulcer seminar offered Nov. 15
The Providence Medical Center Wound Care Center will present a free Diabetic Foot Ulcer Seminar and Screening* at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, at Providence Medical Center 8929 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, Kan. Local experts will present information on the role of diabetes in the development of foot ulcers and current treatments available for diabetic foot ulcers. Following the free educational seminar, the first 30 in attendance will be eligible to receive a foot screening to include: Initial Diabetes Foot Assessment, Microfilament test (Checks for Peripheral Neuropathy of the foot), Quantaflow Test (Checks for Peripheral Artery Disease). Registration is required by registering online at: http://www.providencekc.com/About-Us/Events-Calendar.aspx. The seminar is open to the first 60 persons registered and screenings open to the first 30 in attendance. A waiting list with a follow-up program will be offered. For more information, individuals with questions may call, 913-596-7230.

BPU to meet Nov. 15
The Board of Public Utilities will meet for a work session at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, at the BPU offices, 540 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. On the agenda for the work session are a board update, general manager update and 2018 major capital projects. On the agenda for the regular meeting at 6 p.m. at 540 Minnesota Ave. are a visitors’ time, Muncie upgrades report, marketing and communications update, board and general manager comments.

Blood drive scheduled Nov. 16 at TEC Center
KCKCC Technical Education Center, 6565 State Ave., will hold a Community Blood Center blood drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 16 in the multipurpose room. To schedule a donation, visit www.esavealifenow.org or call 816-753-4040.

UG Commission may meet Nov. 16
The Unified Government Commission may meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, at the Commission Chambers, City Hall, 701 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kansas. An agenda may be posted at www.wycokck.org.

Blood drive planned at Turner High School
Turner High School, 2211 S. 55th St., will hold a Community Blood Center blood drive from 7:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 17 in the auxiliary gym. To schedule a donation, visit www.esavealifenow.org or call 816-753-4040.

Third Saturday Democratic Breakfast to be Nov. 18
Democratic candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives, 3rd District, have been invited to speak at the Wyandotte County Third Saturday Democratic Breakfast Nov. 18 at Las Islas Marias, 7516 State Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The event begins with a buffet at 8 a.m. Saturday followed by the program at 9 a.m. There is a $10 charge for the breakfast, or $6 for students and those on limited incomes. Coffee costs $2, for those not purchasing breakfast. Those attending are not required to purchase breakfast. The event is open to all Democrats. Reservations should be made by Friday, Nov. 17, to scottmackey08@yahoo.com. Organizers of the event strongly encourage reservations, but they are not necessary to attend.

Holiday craft show to be Nov. 18
A holiday craft show will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at the Eisenhower Recreation Center, 2901 N. 72nd St., Kansas City, Kansas. For more information, call the Unified Government at 913-573-8327.

Craft fair planned Nov. 18
A craft fair is planned from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at St. Patrick Catholic Church’s parish center, 1086 N. 94th St., Kansas City, Kansas. It is an eighth grade fundraiser.

Veterans Pen Celebration and Fundraiser planned Nov. 18
Veterans Voices Writing Project, a national organization based in Kansas City, Mo., will observe its 54th annual Veterans Pen Celebration and Fundraiser from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at The National World War I Museum and Memorial at 2 Memorial Drive in Kansas City, Mo. The event is open to the public, and there is no admission charge. Keynote speaker, Dr. Jon Kerstetter, will discuss his recently published memoir, “Crossings: A Doctor-Soldier’s Story,” which details his experiences in war-torn Rwanda, Kosovo and Bosnia and his three tours in Iraq at the height of the fighting. See more information at http://wyandottedaily.com/project-celebrates-71-years-of-helping-veterans-tell-their-stories-through-writing/.

Legends holiday tree lighting to be Nov. 18
The Legends Outlets will hold its 13th annual Legendary Tree Lighting Ceremony from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at the shopping center at I-70 and I-435 in Kansas City, Kansas. A 45-foot synchronized animated holiday tree at the Civic Courtyard Fountain near the theater will be the centerpiece of the event. According to a spokesman, this year’s event will include a visit by Santa Claus, kids’ activities, free hot chocolate and s’mores, mascots roaming around, giveaways, and performances by five bands. The masters of ceremonies for the event will include Rhiannon Ally and Mike Marusarz of 41 Action News, who will introduce musicians and Santa Claus around 6 p.m. The countdown to the tree lighting will be at 7:30 p.m. Activities for children, from 5 to 8 p .m., will include face painting, balloon artists, make-and-take crafts, an elf on stilts, a magician and visits with Claire’s Clairebear and Olaf from “Frozen.” For more information, visit http://wyandottedaily.com/legends-tree-lighting-ceremony-planned-saturday-nov-18/.

Blood drive scheduled Nov. 20
Harding and Associates, 8437 State Ave., will hold a Community Blood Center blood drive from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 20 in the parking lot. To schedule a donation, visit www.esavealifenow.org or call 816-753-4040.

Blood drive scheduled Nov. 22
A Red Cross blood drive is scheduled from 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22, at Dave and Buster’s, 1843 Village West Parkway, Kansas City, Kansas. For more information or to schedule a blood donation, visit www.redcrossblood.org.

Blood drive scheduled Nov. 28
A Red Cross blood drive is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28, at Kansas City Kansas Community College, 7250 State Ave. For more information or to schedule a blood donation, visit www.redcrossblood.org.

Counseling available
The Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., offers counseling services for men and women. Individual counseling and couples counseling is available. Nothing is billed and donations are accepted. Call 913-906-8990 for information or to schedule an appointment.

Wyandotte County Museum
The Wyandotte County Museum, 631 N. 126th St., Bonner Springs, is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. There is no admission charge. For more information, call 913-573-5002 or visit https://www.facebook.com/wycomuseum/.

Strawberry Hill Museum
The Strawberry Hill Museum, 720 N. 4th St., Kansas City, Kansas, has reopened after being closed for holiday decorating for an “Olde World Christmas.” The museum is open for tours from noon to 4:15 p.m. on the weekends. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children 6-12 and free for children under 6. For more information or for custom tours call 913-371-3264 or visit www.strawberryhillmuseum.org.

Grinter Place Museum
The Grinter Place State Historic Site, 1420 S. 78th St., Kansas City, Kan., is one of the oldest homes in the area, built in 1857. For more information about hours and days it is open, call 913-299-0373 or visit http://www.kshs.org/p/grinter-place-plan-your-visit/15857.

Old Quindaro Museum
The Old Quindaro Museum is at 3432 N. 29th St., Kansas City, Kan. For more information about the museum, call 816-820-3615 or visit https://www.facebook.com/ccoqmuseum/.

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Community calendar

The Wyandotte Daily news is interested in news of your community event in Wyandotte County. Send information to news@wyandottedaily.com and include your name and phone number. Please send in planned events about a week before the event if possible. In the event of inclement weather, call to see if the event is still planned.

Programs offered for Spanish-speaking women
Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kan., offers these programs for Spanish-speaking women: Grupo de mujeres: con lideres Mary Ellen Rodriguez y Ana Maria Sauer, los martes, 7, 14, 21, 29 de noviembre, 10-11 a.m.; Grupo de salud emocional para la mujer, ofrecido por MOCSA, contacte a Sinead McDonough, llame al 816-285-1349, los martes, 1-2:30 p.m. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

Bishop Ward High School to hold blood drive
Bishop Ward High School, 708 N. 18th St., will hold a Community Blood Center blood drive from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 8 at the gym. To schedule a donation, visit www.esavealifenow.org or call 816-753-4040.

Medicare open enrollment assistance event scheduled
Rep. Kevin Yoder, R-3rd Dist., has scheduled a Medicare open enrollment assistance event for seniors from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Nov. 8, in the West Wyandotte Library auditorium, 1737 N. 82nd St., Kansas City, Kansas.

Card-making program offered Nov. 8
Learn how to create cards during a program from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Supplies will be furnished for Thanksgiving, fall, birthday and thank-you cards. The leader of the program is Carole Thrasher. Space is limited and reservations are required to 913-906-8990. Call ahead if there is a special request.

Support group offered on managing grief
“Managing Grief During the Holidays” is a support group that will be offered from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays, Nov. 8, 15, 22 and 29, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City Kansas. A certified grief counselor will lead a support group for men and women who have lost loved ones. For registration, call 913-906-8990.

Piper High School schedules blood drive
Piper High School, 4400 N. 107th, will hold a Community Blood Center blood drive from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at the gym. To schedule a donation, visit www.esavealifenow.org or call 816-753-4040.

‘Pretty Nails’ program offered
Appointments for a “Pretty Nails” program will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Nov. 9, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kan. In this program, nails will be shaped and painted by Ana Maria Price, volunteer. Those interested must call 913-906-8990 to schedule an appointment.

Play to be presented Nov. 9-11 at KCKCC
The Kansas City Kansas Community College Drama Club is presenting “Speech & Debate” later this week, a play directed by a KCKCC student. Written by Stephen Karam, “Speech & Debate” follows three teenage misfits in Salem, Ore., who discover they are linked by a sex scandal that has rocked their town. When one of them sets out to expose the truth, secrets become currency, the stakes get higher and the trio’s connection grows deeper. The play does have adult situations. Parental guidance is advised. “Speech & Debate” is at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9, 10 and 11. There is also a matinee performance at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 12. All performances are in the KCKCC Performing Arts Center, 7250 State Ave. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for senior citizens and non-KCKCC students. All KCKCC students, staff and faculty are admitted free with valid identification. “Speech & Debate” is a Drama Club production, directed by student Gary Enrique Bradley-Lopez in his first full play directorial debut. For reservations or more information about “Speech & Debate,” call 913-288-7106.

Library plans storytelling celebration Nov. 11
The Main Kansas City, Kansas, Public Library, 625 Minnesota Ave., plans a storytelling celebration at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11. Karen Young, a professional storyteller, will spin stories in the library’s Café, which will be decorated with hay bales and pumpkins. Refreshments will include hot apple cider and pumpkin treats. The program will be for all ages. For more information, call 913-295-8250.

Global entrepreneurship program offered Nov. 14
A Global Entrepreneurship Week event will be held from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Nov. 14 at KCKCC, Upper Jewell building, 7250 State Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. “Sewing Seeds of Success” is the theme. Sponsors include KCKCC, Entrepreneurial Innovation Center, the Women’s Chamber and Board of Public Utilities. For information, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/new-location-global-entrepreneurship-week-sewing-seeds-of-success-tickets-38847869022.

Leavenworth Road Association to meet Nov. 14
The Leavenworth Road Association will meet Nov. 14 for a potluck dinner, social hour and meeting at the Eisenhower Recreation Center, 2901 N. 72nd St., Kansas City, Kansas. The dinner and social hour will be at 6 p.m. The LRA will provide smoked turkey by grill chef, Sylvester Smith. Those who attend may bring a covered dish to share. The guest speaker at the meeting will be Tib Laughlin from the Unified Government, presenting information about programs that will help with abandoned, vacant properties and blight.

Grinter Jamboree to be Nov. 14
The Grinter Place Friends are bringing back their Jamboree, which will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Nov. 14, the second Tuesday of the month, at the Grinter Barn, 1400 S. 78th, Kansas City, Kansas. One was held during October and about 40 to 50 people attended. The MP3 Band will perform. There will be a cover charge of $5 per person, and a snack bar will be available to purchase light refreshments. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/Grinter-Place-Friends-Inc-560554977327335/.

Free diabetic foot ulcer seminar offered Nov. 15
The Providence Medical Center Wound Care Center will present a free Diabetic Foot Ulcer Seminar and Screening* at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, at Providence Medical Center 8929 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, Kan. Local experts will present information on the role of diabetes in the development of foot ulcers and current treatments available for diabetic foot ulcers. Following the free educational seminar, the first 30 in attendance will be eligible to receive a foot screening to include: Initial Diabetes Foot Assessment, Microfilament test (Checks for Peripheral Neuropathy of the foot), Quantaflow Test (Checks for Peripheral Artery Disease). Registration is required by registering online at: http://www.providencekc.com/About-Us/Events-Calendar.aspx. The seminar is open to the first 60 persons registered and screenings open to the first 30 in attendance. A waiting list with a follow-up program will be offered. For more information, individuals with questions may call, 913-596-7230.

Blood drive scheduled Nov. 16 at TEC Center
KCKCC Technical Education Center, 6565 State Ave., will hold a Community Blood Center blood drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 16 in the multipurpose room. To schedule a donation, visit www.esavealifenow.org or call 816-753-4040.

UG Commission may meet Nov. 16
The Unified Government Commission may meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, at the Commission Chambers, City Hall, 701 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kansas. An agenda may be posted at www.wycokck.org.

Blood drive planned at Turner High School
Turner High School, 2211 S. 55th St., will hold a Community Blood Center blood drive from 7:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 17 in the auxiliary gym. To schedule a donation, visit www.esavealifenow.org or call 816-753-4040.

Blood drive scheduled Nov. 20
Harding and Associates, 8437 State Ave., will hold a Community Blood Center blood drive from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 20 in the parking lot. To schedule a donation, visit www.esavealifenow.org or call 816-753-4040.

Blood drive scheduled Nov. 22
A Red Cross blood drive is scheduled from 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22, at Dave and Buster’s, 1843 Village West Parkway, Kansas City, Kansas. For more information or to schedule a blood donation, visit www.redcrossblood.org.

Blood drive scheduled Nov. 28
A Red Cross blood drive is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28, at Kansas City Kansas Community College, 7250 State Ave. For more information or to schedule a blood donation, visit www.redcrossblood.org.

Counseling available
The Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., offers counseling services for men and women. Individual counseling and couples counseling is available. Nothing is billed and donations are accepted. Call 913-906-8990 for information or to schedule an appointment.

Wyandotte County Museum
The Wyandotte County Museum, 631 N. 126th St., Bonner Springs, is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. There is no admission charge. For more information, call 913-573-5002 or visit https://www.facebook.com/wycomuseum/.

Strawberry Hill Museum
The Strawberry Hill Museum, 720 N. 4th St., Kansas City, Kansas, reopened on Nov. 4, after being closed for holiday decorating for an “Olde World Christmas.” The museum is open for tours from noon to 4:15 p.m. on the weekends. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children 6-12 and free for children under 6. For more information or for custom tours call 913-371-3264 or visit www.strawberryhillmuseum.org.

Grinter Place Museum
The Grinter Place State Historic Site, 1420 S. 78th St., Kansas City, Kan., is one of the oldest homes in the area, built in 1857. For more information about hours and days it is open, call 913-299-0373 or visit http://www.kshs.org/p/grinter-place-plan-your-visit/15857.

Old Quindaro Museum
The Old Quindaro Museum is at 3432 N. 29th St., Kansas City, Kan. For more information about the museum, call 816-820-3615 or visit https://www.facebook.com/ccoqmuseum/.

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