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Holiday craft show planned Nov. 22
The annual Holiday Craft Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at Eisenhower Community Center, 2901 N. 72nd, Kansas City, Kan. There is no admission charge. For more information, call 913-573-8358.

Free health fair and Thanksgiving outreach Saturday

New Bethel Church, 745 Walker Ave., Kansas City, Kan., will hold a free health fair and Thanksgiving outreach from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22. Because unhealthy lifestyle choices can cause health conditions, Pastor A. Glenn Brady decided to initiate the free health fair. Its goal is to encourage good health, and provide individuals with a wholesome meal and food for their family. The theme of the event is “Celebrating Life and Good Health.” The health fair also will include one-to-one assistance to sign up for the Affordable Health Care Act with onsite enrollment specialists from the McDaniel Hazely Group. It also includes health screenings with licensed medical personnel, health presentations, youth activities, a hearty Thanksgiving dinner and groceries for the family. The New Bethel Transportation Ministry will provide pickup and drop-off services throughout the Kansas City metro area upon request. For more event information or pickup – drop-off services, contact the New Bethel Church office at 913-281-2002 or email info@newbethelkc.org. The group is also online at www.newbethelkc.org.

Friends of Library book sale to be Saturday
The Friends of the Bonner Library quarterly book sale will continue Nov. 22. On Saturday the sale will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The sale is held in the storm shelter area on the bottom level of the library and can be accessed from the parking lot at the rear of the building. The library is located at 201 N. Nettleton, Bonner Springs.

Strawberry Hill Museum to open for holidays Nov. 22
The Strawberry Hill Museum, 720 N. 4th St., Kansas City, Kan., will open for the holidays on Saturday, Nov. 22, and will remain open through Sunday, Jan. 26. The museum, decorated in Victorian style, is open from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays, with special tours available by appointment. The cost of a tour is $7 for adults and $3 for children 6-12. St. Nicholas will visit the museum from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6. Nighttime tours will be available at 6 p.m. Fridays Nov. 28, Dec. 5 and Dec. 19, and reservations are required. The cost is $15 for the nighttime tours, which includes refreshments and dessert. Call 913-371-3264 for more information or to make reservations. Holiday parties also may be booked.

Talking turkey and Thanksgiving crafts on Saturday
A program from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at the Schlagle Library at Wyandotte County Lake Park, 91st and Leavenworth Road, will discuss the kind of turkey that makes its home at Wyandotte County Lake, and will include turkey calling and Thanksgiving crafts. All ages may attend. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Make a Thanksgiving napkin ring
A craft program for children and tweens, making Thanksgiving turkey napkin rings, will be held from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Nov. 22 at the Main Kansas City, Kan., Public Library, youth services storytime – craft room, 625 Minnesota Ave. All materials are provided. The program is for ages 5 to 12. Registration is required to 913-279-2216. There is a limit of 20 persons.

Children’s turkey craft program to be Saturday
Children may build their own paper turkeys at a craft program from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at the West Wyandotte Library, 1737 N. 82nd, Kansas City, Kan. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult. Groups of six or more must call ahead at 913-596-5800, Ext. 1016.

Bike Club open house planned
The Bike Club open house will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Nov. 22 at 1401 Southwest Blvd., Kansas City, Kan. Those who attend will hear about a bike lane project on 10th Street.

Fraud Awareness Week includes shredding event
Enterprise Bank will hold a shredding event Saturday, Nov. 22, at its location at Prescott Plaza in Kansas City, Kan. Shred trucks will be on site and will be available for use for the public to shred unneeded, sensitive documents. For more information, see www.enterprisebank.com/fraudawareness.

Argentine holiday lighting ceremony to be Nov. 22

The Argentine Holiday Lighting Ceremony will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at Emerson Park, 29th and Strong Avenue, Kansas City, Kan. Family activities are planned. There is no admission charge.

Legends tree lighting ceremony to be Nov. 22

The Legends Outlets will hold the annual Legendary Lighting Ceremony at 7:45 p.m. Nov. 22 at the shopping center, I-70 and I-435, Kansas City, Kan. Musicians will play holiday music with caroling from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Santa Claus will light the holiday lights, and a synchronized light display will be seen. There is no admission charge. For more information, visit http://www.legendsshopping.com.

Thanksgiving Breakfast Dance scheduled

The historical Thanksgiving Breakfast Dance will be held at 10 a.m. Nov. 27 at the Kansas National Guard Armory, 18th and Ridge, Kansas City, Kan. The dance will feature blues artists Latimore singing “Let’s Straighten It Out,” “Bad Risk” and “Sunshine Lady.” There also will be performances by Lady Vivian and Rockin’ Rick. The event continues through 2 p.m. Tickets are $38, and reserved tickets are $50. Tickets at the door are $45. For information or tickets, call 816-353-4373 or visit ticketkc.com.

KCKCC candlelighting ceremony to be Dec. 3

Kansas City Kansas Community College’s oldest tradition is returning Dec. 3, honoring the holiday season while raising funds for scholarships at the same time. The 92nd annual Candlelighting Ceremony is at 9 and 11 a.m. Dec. 3 in the KCKCC Performing Arts Center on the main campus, 7250 State Ave. Classes will not be held during the 11 a.m. lighting, so that all personnel and students, who wish to, can participate in the program. However, the Jewell Center, KCKCC Library and all offices will be open during those hours to serve individuals who choose not to participate in the ceremony.

UG Commission to meet Dec. 4

The Unified Government Commission will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, in the Commission Chambers, City Hall, lobby level, 701 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kan. On the agenda will be planning and zoning items. The agenda will be posted at www.wycokck.org.

Downtown KCK holiday lighting ceremony to be Dec. 5
Mayor Mark Holland’s Downtown Kansas City, Kan., Holiday Lighting Ceremony will be held from 4 to 7:30 p.m. just outside City Hall, 701 N. 7th St., KCK. The lighting will be at 7:15 p.m. Events include the tree lighting, holiday movies, crafts for children, and performances by choirs, bands and dance groups. Santa and Mrs. Claus will meet with children. Food vendors will be selling food and refreshments. Admission is free; concessions are available for purchase.

Christmas social event planned Dec. 9
The Leavenworth Road Association will hold a Christmas Social from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 9 at Eisenhower Recreation Center, 2901 N. 72nd, Kansas City, Kan. Those attending should bring a snack to share with the group. They also should bring a new unwrapped toy or game to be donated to the Community Policing Christmas Adoption Project. For more information, call the LRA office at 913-788-3988.

Women’s chamber to meet Dec. 10
The Kansas City, Kan., Women’s Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon Wednesday, Dec. 10, at the Great Wolf Lodge, 10401 Cabela Drive, Kansas City, Kan. Networking begins at 11:30 a.m., followed by the program at noon. For the December meeting, the program is a Christmas gift exchange. Those who would like to participate are asked to bring a $15 gift. The cost of the lunch is $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers. Guests are welcome, but reservations are required by emailing Barbara Newby at btnewbyks@gmail.com or calling 913-485-1208 or Ardith Deason at deason_a@wmhci.org, telephone 913-233-3305.

Counseling offered
Keeler Women’s Center, a ministry of the Benedictine Sisters of Mount St. Scholastica, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kan., offers individual and couples counseling to women and men who might otherwise not be able to afford counseling. Nothing is billed. Donations are accepted. Call 913-906-8990 for information or to do an intake and schedule an appointment.

The Kansas City, Kan., Women’s Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon Wednesday, Dec. 10, at the Great Wolf Lodge, 10401 Cabela Drive, Kansas City, Kan.

Networking begins at 11:30 a.m., followed by the program at noon. For the December meeting, the program is a Christmas gift exchange. Those who would like to participate are asked to bring a $15 gift.

The cost of the lunch is $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers.

Guests are welcome, but reservations are required by emailing Barbara Newby at btnewbyks@gmail.com or calling 913-485-1208 or Ardith Deason at deason_a@wmhci.org, telephone 913-233-3305.

The Wyandotte Daily News is interested in news of your community event in Wyandotte County. Send information to news@wyandottepublishing.com and include your name and phone number. In the event of inclement weather, call the sponsoring organization to see if the event will be held.

Bishop Ward play scheduled Nov. 15
Bishop Ward High School’s Drama Club is presenting “The Life and Times of Princess Sophia” by Douglas Clinton. Sponsored by drama teacher Kelly Lipovitz, this comedy opened Nov. 13 with a full crowd and lots of laughs. The show will continue at 7 p.m. Nov. 15 in the Willard L. Phillips Memorial Auditorium at the school, 708 N. 18th, Kansas City, Kan.

Piper plans to present musical Saturday
The musical “Grease” is scheduled to be performed Saturday at Piper High School by the Piper High School theater department. Admission is $5 for students and $7 for adults. There is one performance left, on Saturday, as other performances were held Wednesday through Friday. The performance is scheduled at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15.

Entertainment bus tour planned Nov. 18
The Past, Present and Future Entertainment Bus Tour will leave at 8 a.m. Nov. 18 from the Wyandotte County Museum, 631 N. 126th St., Bonner Springs, and return at noon. The tour will cover entertainment sites in Wyandotte County. The cost of the tour is $20, and advance reservations are necessary to 913-573-5002. Those attending should arrive early.

ServSafe Course to be Nov. 18
A Food Handlers ServSafe Course will be held from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18, at the K-State Research and Extension Office, 1216 N. 79th St., Kansas City, Kan. The class is for anyone who works in food service or is interested in food service employment. That includes day cares, schools, restaurants, casinos, nursing homes or anyone who handles any type of food service or group meals. For registration information call 913-299-9300 or register at www.krha.org and click ServSafe training. Information about the Manager’s ServSafe Course is also available at krha.org.

KCKCC bone marrow registration drive to be Nov. 19
Kansas City Kansas Community College’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa is sponsoring a Bone Marrow Registration Drive Nov. 19 on the KCKCC Main Campus. This drive gives those individuals between the ages of 18-55 who are serious about wanting to save a life, a chance to register as a potential bone marrow donor. The registration drive is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. Wed., Nov. 19, in Lower Jewell building on the campus, 7250 State Ave. The drive is sponsored by Phi Theta Kappa.

Turkey Games to be Nov. 19 at KCKCC
The KCKCC Turkey Games will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, at the Wellness and Fitness Center on the KCKCC campus, 7250 State Ave. The event is free and open to the public. Among the events at the Turkey Games are Pilgrim Broom Pushin,’ the Turkey Obstacle Course, Turkey Tossin’, Turkey Rollin’ Bowlin’, Pilgrim Sprintin’, Turkey Tailin’ and Turkey Shootin’. No actual turkeys will be used in the competition. Medicine balls will represent the turkeys. Registration for the 2014 Turkey Games can be completed at the Wellness Center front desk or by calling 913-288-7610. Registration can be completed until the start of the event.

Lung cancer program planned Nov. 19

Those who are affected by lung cancer, or at risk for it, may attend a free program, “Shine a Light on Lung Cancer,” from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Nov. 19 at the University of Kansas Cancer Center, Richard and Annette Bloch Cancer Care Pavilion Atrium, 2330 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Westwood, Kan. Participants will learn about the latest advancements in lung cancer treatment while connecting with others and hearing stories of survival. Free garage parking is available on the Belinder Road entrance. Registration is required to 913-588-1227 or visit Shinealightonlungcancer.org/Westwood.

AARP to meet a week early, Nov. 20

Because of the holiday, the Center City Chapter AARP No. 1544 will meet one week earlier at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, at the Pat Hanlon Center, 11th and Ridge. The chapter will continue an in-depth review of local family caregiving alternatives, experiences with aging health issues and services led by Alma Clark and Betty Reynolds. Members will prepare a list of things they are grateful for in the annual Thankfulness tree ceremony and share holiday memories and preparations. New and potential members are encouraged to attend. Refreshments will be pot luck. Evelyn Welton is president of Center City AARP Chapter No. 1544.

Free Kansas City Jazz Orchestra concert to be Nov. 20 at KCKCC
As part of the second annual Bop in the Dotte, Kansas City, Kan., Public Library is holding a free concert by the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra on Thursday, Nov. 20. The concert will take place at 7 p.m. in the KCKCC Performing Arts Center, 7250 State Ave. Before the concert, there will be a reception with punch and cookies in the lobby of the Performing Arts Center. No tickets necessary; seating is first come, first served. The library invites all jazz lovers to attend this event. For more information about the concert, visit kckpl.org or call 913-627-0306. The library will also be holding a toiletries drive for homeless students in KCK during the concert. To help, bring in a new-full-sized toiletry item to leave in one of the donation boxes. For a list of preferred items, contact one of the library branches.

Home and Community Group to meet
The Home and Community Group Greater Kansas City Association of Family and Consumer Sciences will meet at 11 a.m. Nov. 21 at Bass Pro, Independence, Mo. The program will be by the University of Missouri Human and Environmental Sciences Program.

Holiday craft show planned Nov. 22
The annual Holiday Craft Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at Eisenhower Community Center, 2901 N. 72nd, Kansas City, Kan. There is no admission charge. For more information, call 913-573-8358.

Strawberry Hill Museum to open for holidays Nov. 22

The Strawberry Hill Museum, 720 N. 4th St., Kansas City, Kan., will open for the holidays on Saturday, Nov. 22, and will remain open through Sunday, Jan. 26. The museum, decorated in Victorian style, is open from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays, with special tours available by appointment. The cost of a tour is $7 for adults and $3 for children 6-12. St. Nicholas will visit the museum from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6. Nighttime tours will be available at 6 p.m. Fridays Nov. 28, Dec. 5 and Dec. 19, and reservations are required. The cost is $15 for the nighttime tours, which includes refreshments and dessert. Call 913-371-3264 for more information or to make reservations. Holiday parties also may be booked.

Legends tree lighting ceremony to be Nov. 22
The Legends Outlets will hold the annual Legendary Lighting Ceremony at 7:45 p.m. Nov. 22 at the shopping center, I-70 and I-435, Kansas City, Kan. Musicians will play holiday music from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Santa Claus will light the holiday lights, and a synchronized light display will begin. There is no admission charge. For more information, visit http://www.legendsshopping.com.

Thanksgiving Breakfast Dance scheduled
The historical Thanksgiving Breakfast Dance will be held at 10 a.m. Nov. 27 at the Kansas National Guard Armory, 18th and Ridge, Kansas City, Kan. The dance will feature blues artists Latimore singing “Let’s Straighten It Out,” “Bad Risk” and “Sunshine Lady.” There also will be performances by Lady Vivian and Rockin’ Rick. The event continues through 2 p.m. Tickets are $38, and reserved tickets are $50. Tickets at the door are $45. For information or tickets, call 816-353-4373 or visit ticketkc.com.

Downtown KCK holiday lighting ceremony to be Dec. 5
Mayor Mark Holland’s Downtown Kansas City, Kan., Holiday Lighting Ceremony will be held from 4 to 7:30 p.m. just outside City Hall, 701 N. 7th St., KCK. The lighting will be at 7:15 p.m. Events include the tree lighting, holiday movies, crafts for children, and performances by choirs, bands and dance groups. Santa and Mrs. Claus will meet with children. Food vendors will be selling food and refreshments. Admission is free; concessions are available for purchase.

Christmas social event planned Dec. 9

The Leavenworth Road Association will hold a Christmas Social from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 9 at Eisenhower Recreation Center, 2901 N. 72nd, Kansas City, Kan. Those attending should bring a snack to share with the group. They also should bring a new unwrapped toy or game to be donated to the Community Policing Christmas Adoption Project. For more information, call the LRA office at 913-788-3988.

Counseling offered

Keeler Women’s Center, a ministry of the Benedictine Sisters of Mount St. Scholastica, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kan., offers individual and couples counseling to women and men who might otherwise not be able to afford counseling. Nothing is billed. Donations are accepted. Call 913-906-8990 for information or to do an intake and schedule an appointment.

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