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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 before you go 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: Hacia un Desarrollo de Una Autoestima Saludable, No. 1, Claudia Perez Velasco, LAP, Martes, 30 de Mayo y 6, 13 de Junio (serie de cuatro sesiones), 10 a.m. – 11:30 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.

Memorial Day events planned Monday
Several Memorial Day weekend events are planned. Visit http://wyandottedaily.com/memorial-day-weekend-events-planned-2/.

Offices closed on Memorial Day
Unified Government offices and Board of Public Utilities offices are closed on Monday, May 29, for Memorial Day. They will be open again on Tuesday, May 30. Trash collection is delayed a day. Also closed on May 29 are state and federal offices, the Kansas City, Kansas, Public Libraries, and the Keeler Women’s Center.

Healthy relationships group to meet
A group on healthy relationships and domestic violence education and support will meet from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 30, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The group is in partnership with Friends of Yates-Joyce Williams Shelter, and it is facilitated by Chandra Green. Reservations are required to 913-906-8990.

‘Life and Money in Retirement’ to be topic of program
“Life and Money in Retirement” is the topic of a program to be presented at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 31, at the Bonner Springs City Library, 201 N. Nettleton Ave., Bonner Springs. The program will discuss strategies for retirement, and actions that retirees may take to feel more confident in making the transition. For more information, visit http://bonnerlibrary.org/.

Cultural Exploration Club to meet
The Cultural Exploration Club will meet from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, June 1, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The group is facilitated by Teresa Moreno. Reservations are required to 913-906-8990.

Program participants to paint an icon
A program on “Religious Icons: Prayer Panels” will be held from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, June 1 and June 15, and July 6 and 20, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Participants will learn more about icons through the ages, then draw, sketch and paint their own icon. The program is presented by Mary Donovan. All materials will be provided. Reservations are required to 913-906-8990.

Women writers to meet
A Women Writers group will meet from 1 t0 2:15 p.m. Thursday, June 1, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Those attending may bring their journals, stories and poems, and work with other writers to share, critique and improve. Reservations are required to 913-906-8990.

Latino Arts Festival to be June 3
A Latino Arts Festival is planned on Saturday, June 3, in downtown Kansas City, Kansas. The parade and festival are sponsored by the Kansas City, Kansas, Chamber of Commerce, El Centro, Downtown Shareholders, Hallmark Cards and others. There will be a car show in conjunction with the event. A parade will start at noon at 4th and Minnesota Avenue and will end at 12th and Minnesota. There will be art booths, vendor booths, food and drink for sales, a children’s area and a disc jockey.

Candidate fundraiser planned June 5
A fundraiser for Mike Kane, running for re-election to the 5th District, will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, June 5, at the Due West Ranch, 134th and Donahoo Road, Kansas City, Kansas. The fundraiser will include a meet-and-greet with the candidate.

Leavenworth Road fishing derby to be June 10
The Leavenworth Road Association’s annual Kids Free Fishing Derby will be held on Saturday, June 10, at Wyandotte County Lake kids’ pond. The fishing derby is open to children from 3 to 15 years old. Registration begins at 7 a.m., followed by the fishing derby from 8 to 10 a.m. Trophies will be awarded at 10:30 a.m. For more information, visit http://www.lrakck.org/, https://www.facebook.com/LeavenworthRoadAssn.org/ or call 913-788-3988.

Nine free concerts to be offered this summer at Legends Outlets
The Legends Outlets will continue its free outdoor concert series, Legends Live, on Saturday evenings this summer. Some of the performers will be local bands. The concert series will include nine performances from 5 to 7 p.m. June 10 through Aug. 5 at the Civic Courtyard Fountain at The Legends Outlets, according to a spokesman. A range of styles, including popular music, classic rock, rock alternative, rhythm and blues, country hits and selections from the 1970s, 1980s, 1990s and today will be featured. The concert series will end Aug. 5 with a family friendly performance tied to Legends Outlets’ Back-to-School event featuring children’s music, giveaways and activities. The Legends concerts are held near the fountain, near the Legends 14 Theatre, at 1843 Village West Parkway, Kansas City, Kansas. The Legends Live concert schedule includes:
June 10: Red Guitar: Transcendent melodic rock and alternative band with rich vocal harmonies covering music from the 1990s to now.
June 17: J Love Band: Energetic funk and blues band playing classic soul, jazz and R&B music from legendary artists.
June 24: Run With It: Powerhouse trio built on a foundation of funk playing pop-rock hits from the 1980s to now.
July 1: The Zeros: Kansas City’s premier 1980s tribute band playing new wave hit songs.
July 8: Rusty Laffoon: Soulful country band with high energy and strong vocals covering favorite country rock hits.
July 15: Perpetual Change: Rock band playing hits from the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s, as well as a few original songs.
July 22: Rattle and Hum: Kansas City’s premier U2 tribute band covering hits from the 1980s to current.
July 29: Big Time Grain Company: Kansas City’s premier country western and country rock band performing crowd favorites from many artists.
Aug. 5: Mr. Stinky Feet and The Hiccups (family night): Award-winning kid rocker Jim “Mr. Stinky Feet” and his band, The Hiccups, performing popular children’s music.

Counseling available
The Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., offers counseling services available in English and Spanish. Nothing is billed; 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. Mondays through Fridays, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays. It is closed on Sundays and holidays. For more information visit the website www.facebook.com/wycomuseum or call 913-573-5002.

Strawberry Hill Museum
The Strawberry Hill Museum at 720 N. 4th St., Kansas City, Kan., has events scheduled. For more information, call 913-371-3264 or visit http://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. Admission is $3 for adults, $1 for students; and children 5 and younger free. It is closed on state holidays. 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 before you go 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: 23 de Mayo, 10-11:30 a.m.; Desarrollo de Un Autoestima Saludable No. 1, Claudia Perez, LAP; 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.

Salad Exchange program to be May 21
The Bonner Springs City Library, 201 N. Nettleton Ave., will have a Salad Exchange at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 21. Those attending will bring their favorite salads to share. Also, those attending should bring 10 copies of their salad recipe to share. For more information, see http://bonnerlibrary.org/salad-exchange/.

Program on ‘Souping and Juicing’ planned May 23
A program on “Souping and Juicing” will be presented from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 23, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The program will discuss finding ways to beat the summer heat. The presenter will be Pat Callaghan with K-State Research and Extension. Reservations are required to 913-906-8990.

BPU to meet May 24
The Board of Public Utilities is scheduled to meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 24, at the BPU offices at 540 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. On the agenda for the regular meeting are a visitors’ time, a report on a turbine upgrade, board comments, general manager comments and an executive, closed session. There will be no work session May 24.

Program offered about managing money
“Every Cent Counts” will be offered from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, May 25, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The program is about managing money, and making decisions about finances. The presenter will be Jennifer Rottinghaus. Reservations are required to 913-906-8990.

‘Pretty Nails’ program offered
Appointments for a “Pretty Nails” program will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, May 25, 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.

Parenting group to meet May 25
A parenting support group will meet from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, May 25, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The group will discuss how to connect and form strong bonds, what to do when you don’t agree, and problem-solving. The facilitator is Matt Brandmeyer. Reservations are required to 913-906-8990.

Author of book about Sierra Leone to speak
James Weller, a 1977 graduate of Bonner Springs High School, will speak and sign books at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 25, at the Bonner Springs City Library, 201 N. Nettleton Ave., Bonner Springs, Kan. He is the author of “Misadventures in West Africa,” a book about his personal experiences in business in West Africa. For more information, visit http://bonnerlibrary.org/book-signing/.

UG scheduled to meet May 25
The Unified Government Commission may meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 25, at the Commission Chambers, lobby level, City Hall, 701 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kansas. Planning and zoning items may be on the agenda.

Farmers Market planned Saturday
The Bonner Springs Farmers Market is scheduled from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 27, at Kelly Murphy Park, 129 Elm St., Bonner Springs.

‘Life and Money in Retirement’ to be topic of program
“Life and Money in Retirement” is the topic of a program to be presented at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 31, at the Bonner Springs City Library, 201 N. Nettleton Ave., Bonner Springs. The program will discuss strategies for retirement, and actions that retirees may take to feel more confident in making the transition. For more information, visit http://bonnerlibrary.org/.

Latino Arts Festival to be June 3

A Latino Arts Festival is planned on Saturday, June 3, in downtown Kansas City, Kansas. The parade and festival are sponsored by the Kansas City, Kansas, Chamber of Commerce, El Centro, Downtown Shareholders, Hallmark Cards and others. There will be a car show in conjunction with the event. A parade will start at noon at 4th and Minnesota Avenue and will end at 12th and Minnesota. There will be art booths, vendor booths, food and drink for sales, a children’s area and a disc jockey.

Leavenworth Road fishing derby to be June 10
The Leavenworth Road Association’s annual Kids Free Fishing Derby will be held on Saturday, June 10, at Wyandotte County Lake kids’ pond. The fishing derby is open to children from 3 to 15 years old. Registration begins at 7 a.m., followed by the fishing derby from 8 to 10 a.m. Trophies will be awarded at 10:30 a.m. For more information, visit http://www.lrakck.org/, https://www.facebook.com/LeavenworthRoadAssn.org/ or call 913-788-3988.

Nine free concerts to be offered this summer at Legends Outlets
The Legends Outlets will continue its free outdoor concert series, Legends Live, on Saturday evenings this summer. Some of the performers will be local bands. The concert series will include nine performances from 5 to 7 p.m. June 10 through Aug. 5 at the Civic Courtyard Fountain at The Legends Outlets, according to a spokesman. A range of styles, including popular music, classic rock, rock alternative, rhythm and blues, country hits and selections from the 1970s, 1980s, 1990s and today will be featured. The concert series will end Aug. 5 with a family friendly performance tied to Legends Outlets’ Back-to-School event featuring children’s music, giveaways and activities. The Legends concerts are held near the fountain, near the Legends 14 Theatre, at 1843 Village West Parkway, Kansas City, Kansas. The Legends Live concert schedule includes:
June 10: Red Guitar: Transcendent melodic rock and alternative band with rich vocal harmonies covering music from the 1990s to now.
June 17: J Love Band: Energetic funk and blues band playing classic soul, jazz and R&B music from legendary artists.
June 24: Run With It: Powerhouse trio built on a foundation of funk playing pop-rock hits from the 1980s to now.
July 1: The Zeros: Kansas City’s premier 1980s tribute band playing new wave hit songs.
July 8: Rusty Laffoon: Soulful country band with high energy and strong vocals covering favorite country rock hits.
July 15: Perpetual Change: Rock band playing hits from the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s, as well as a few original songs.
July 22: Rattle and Hum: Kansas City’s premier U2 tribute band covering hits from the 1980s to current.
July 29: Big Time Grain Company: Kansas City’s premier country western and country rock band performing crowd favorites from many artists.
Aug. 5: Mr. Stinky Feet and The Hiccups (family night): Award-winning kid rocker Jim “Mr. Stinky Feet” and his band, The Hiccups, performing popular children’s music.

Wyandotte County Museum
The Wyandotte County Museum, 631 N. 126th St., Bonner Springs, is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays. It is closed on Sundays and holidays. For more information visit the website www.facebook.com/wycomuseum or call 913-573-5002.

Strawberry Hill Museum

The Strawberry Hill Museum at 720 N. 4th St., Kansas City, Kan., has events scheduled. For more information, call 913-371-3264 or visit http://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. Admission is $3 for adults, $1 for students; and children 5 and younger free. It is closed on state holidays. 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 before you go 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: 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. Hacia un Desarrollo de Una Autoestima Saludable, Claudia Perez Velasco, LAP, Martes, 23, 30 de Mayo y 6, 13 de Junio (serie de cuatro sesiones), 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Clase de Nutrición – cada tercer Jueves del Mes. Jueves, 18 de mayo, 10-11 a.m. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

Rosedale group plans Bike-In Movie
Rosedale Development Association is planning its 5th annual Bike-In Movie at 7 p.m. May 14 at the Boulevard Drive-In, 1051 Merriam Lane, Kansas City, Kansas. Those interested may ride their bikes to the event, or may drive to the event. The event is free for bike riders and there is a $5 donation for cars. Those attending may bring a camp chair or blanket. For more information or reservations, call 913-677-5097 or email ahnna@rosedale.org.

Program offered on working with group conflict
A program will be presented from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Monday, May 15, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The program will discuss skills necessary for successful conflict resolution. The presenter is Chiquita Miller, Ph.D., from K-State Extension. Reservations are required to 913-906-8990.

Cooking class offered May 15
Cooking for Beginners will be offered at 6 p.m. Monday, May 15, at the Bonner Springs Community Center 200 E. 3rd St., Bonner Springs, Kan. The Chef from Kobi’s Bar and Grill will teach the class. Space is limited to 10 for the class. Those interested may sign up at the Bonner Springs City Library. For more information, visit http://bonnerlibrary.org/cooking-for-beginners/.

Cookie decorating program offered

A cookie decorating program is offered from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The class will be led by Rachel Van Stratton, owner of “Sweet Ideas.” All supplies will be provided. Registration is required to 913-906-8990.

Breast cancer support group to meet
A breast cancer support group will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The group will share, support and encourage those affected by breast cancer. Families are welcome. Registration is required to 913-906-8990.

Writer’s workshop to be held Wednesday
A writer’s workshop is planned from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 17, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The group is facilitated by Kari O’Rourke. Registration is required to 913-906-8990.

Financial literacy program offered
A comprehensive financial literacy program will be offered from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 17, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The program will be presented by Anab Abulahi. In the program, participants may create a budget, set goals for saving and spending. Registration is required to 913-906-8990.

Bike safety program planned May 20
A bike safety program, Hawks, Helmets and Handlebars, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 20, at the New Bethel Church, 745 Walker Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. At the free event, there will be a bike safety course, a Baby Jay appearance, and a remote live broadcast by 99.6 The Point. The first 150 children to attend will receive a free KU bike helmet. The children must be present to receive the helmet.

Salad Exchange program to be May 21
The Bonner Springs City Library, 201 N. Nettleton Ave., will have a Salad Exchange at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 21. Those attending will bring their favorite salads to share. Also, those attending should bring 10 copies of their salad recipe to share. For more information, see http://bonnerlibrary.org/salad-exchange/.

Author of book about Sierra Leone to speak
James Weller, a 1977 graduate of Bonner Springs High School, will speak and sign books at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 25, at the Bonner Springs City Library, 201 N. Nettleton Ave., Bonner Springs, Kan. He is the author of “Misadventures in West Africa,” a book about his personal experiences in business in West Africa. For more information, visit http://bonnerlibrary.org/book-signing/.

‘Life and Money in Retirement’ to be topic of program
“Life and Money in Retirement” is the topic of a program to be presented at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 31, at the Bonner Springs City Library, 201 N. Nettleton Ave., Bonner Springs. The program will discuss strategies for retirement, and actions that retirees may take to feel more confident in making the transition. For more information, visit http://bonnerlibrary.org/.

Wyandotte County Museum
The Wyandotte County Museum, 631 N. 126th St., Bonner Springs, is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays. It is closed on Sundays and holidays. For more information visit the website www.facebook.com/wycomuseum or call 913-573-5002.

Strawberry Hill Museum
The Strawberry Hill Museum at 720 N. 4th St., Kansas City, Kan., has events scheduled. For more information, call 913-371-3264 or visit http://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. Admission is $3 for adults, $1 for students; and children 5 and younger free. It is closed on state holidays. 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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