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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.

UG Committees scheduled to meet Monday
Unified Government committees are scheduled to meet at 5 p.m. Monday, June 26. The UG Public Works-Safety Committee will meet at 5 p.m., followed by the Administration-Human Services Committee. Agenda are posted at www.wycokck.org.

Rosedale ‘town plan’ meeting scheduled Monday evening
The Rosedale University Town Plan meeting will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, June 26, at 1401 Southwest Blvd., Kansas City, Kansas. The Rosedale Development Association and the Unified Government Planning Department are holding the meeting to discuss the University Town Plan. This plan is part of the Rosedale master plan that was recently adopted. The master plan recommends a university town district near the University of Kansas Hospital and Medical Center. The town plan’s goal is to work on this plan and plan actions to implement it. Transit access, walking and bike trails, and a community center are among the items that are mentioned, and housing will be discussed.

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, 27 de junio, 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.

Library plans magic show
A magic show is planned from 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 27, at the West Wyandotte Library, 1737 N. 82nd St., Kansas City, Kansas. Eric Vaughn, magician, will present a magic show with animals. The magic show is open to the entire family. For information, call 913-295-8250.

Program to be presented on raising safe kids
ACT Raising Safe Kids Program will be presented on eight Tuesdays, June 20-Aug. 15, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The program is from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Participants will learn and use positive discipline, anger management and conflict resolution skills. The presenters are Marqueia Watson and Judy Nies. Reservations are required to 913-906-8990.

KCK school board to meet Tuesday
The Kansas City, Kansas, Board of Education will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 27, at the Central Office and Training Center, third floor board room, 2010 N. 59th St., Kansas City, Kansas. The agenda is online at www.kckps.org.

Blood drive planned June 28
Providence Medical Center, 8929 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, Kansas, plans a Community Blood Center blood drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 28, in the auditorium rooms. To schedule a donation, visit www.esavealifenow.org or call 816-753-4040.

UG Commission to meet June 29
The Unified Government Commission will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 29, in the Commission Chambers, lobby level, City Hall, 701 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kansas. Planning and zoning items may be on the agenda. An agenda will be posted at www.wycokck.org.

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:
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.
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UG Commission plans meeting June 29
The Unified Government Commission plans a meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 29, in the Commission Chambers, lobby level, City Hall, 701 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kansas. An agenda may be posted online at www.wycokck.org.

Blood drive planned July 6
AT&T Mobility, 10620 Parallel Parkway, will hold a Red Cross blood drive from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, July 6. For more information, visit www.redcrossblood.org.

UG Ethics Commission to meet July 6
The Unified Government Ethics Commission meeting will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, July 6, on the second floor of the Wyandotte County Courthouse, 710 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kansas. The meeting will be in Division 18, in the old county commissioners’ chambers.

Strawberry Hill rummage sale planned July 6
The Strawberry Hill rummage sale will be from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 6 at the Strawberry Hill Museum, 720 N. 4th St., Kansas City, Kansas. Those interested in donating items to the sale may call the museum during weekday hours, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., to schedule a time to drop off the items. For more information, call 913-371-3264 or visit http://www.strawberryhillmuseum.org/.

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. The museum is closed on Father’s Day. 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: con lideres Mary Ellen Rodriguez y Ana Maria Sauer, los martes, 20, 27 de junio, 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.

Learn about gardening at June 19 program
A program about gardening will be presented from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Monday, June 19, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Participants will learn about gardening and plant some seeds to take home. All supplies will be provided at no cost. The program is facilitated by Heather Declue. Reservations are required to 913-906-8990.

Program to be presented on raising safe kids
ACT Raising Safe Kids Program will be presented on eight Tuesdays, June 20-Aug. 15, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The program is from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Participants will learn and use positive discipline, anger management and conflict resolution skills. The presenters are Marqueia Watson and Judy Nies. Reservations are required to 913-906-8990.

Breast cancer support group to meet June 20
A breast cancer support group will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 20, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The purpose of the group is to share, support and encourage those affected by breast cancer. Families may attend. Reservations are required to 913-906-8990.

Cookie decorating program offered
A program on cookie decorating will be offered from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 20, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Participants will learn techniques for cookie decorating under the instruction of Rachel Van Stratton. Reservations are required to 913-906-8990.

Program on Medicare planned
A program on Medicare will be presented from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 21, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The program is for those who are new to Medicare or those who want to understand their current benefits. The presenter is Susan Marcos. The program will be presented in Spanish and English. Reservations are required to 913-906-8990.

Personal finance program offered
“Every Cent Counts” will be presented from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, June 22, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Those attending will find out about managing their money. Conscious decision-making about finances will be discussed. The presenter will be Jennifer Rottinghaus, CPA. Reservations are required to 913-906-8990.

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 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.
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Historical society to meet June 25
The quarterly meeting of the Wyandotte County Historical Society will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 25, at the Wyandotte County Historical Museum, 631 N. 126th St., Bonner Springs, Kan. The speaker will be Dan Desko, and the topic will be the construction of the B-25 bomber at a Kansas City, Kansas, plant.

UG Commission plans meeting June 29
The Unified Government Commission plans a meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 29, in the Commission Chambers, lobby level, City Hall, 701 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kansas. An agenda may be posted online at www.wycokck.org.

Blood drive planned July 6
AT&T Mobility, 10620 Parallel Parkway, will hold a Red Cross blood drive from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, July 6. For more information, visit www.redcrossblood.org.

UG Ethics Commission to meet July 6
The Unified Government Ethics Commission meeting will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, July 6, on the second floor of the Wyandotte County Courthouse, 710 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kansas. The meeting will be in Division 18, in the old county commissioners’ chambers.

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. The museum is closed on Father’s Day. 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: con lideres Mary Ellen Rodriguez y Ana Maria Sauer, los martes, 27 de junio, 10-11:30 a.m.; La Hora Financiera con Brenda Mortell, Cada Segundo Jueves del mes, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.; Hacia un Desarrollo de Una Autoestima Saludable, No. 1, Claudia Perez Velasco, LAP, Martes, 13, 20 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.

Violin concert planned Sunday, June 11
Matthew Bennett, concert violinist, will perform at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 11, at the Alcott Arts Center, 180 S. 18th St., Kansas City, Kansas. It is a benefit for the Alcott Arts Center. Tickets are $20. For more information, visit https://www.alcottartscenter.org/ or call 913-233-2787. The Alcott is not ADA accessible.

Candidate to hold fundraiser June 13
A meet and greet, and fundraiser for Sarah Kremer, a candidate for Unified Government Commission, 5th District, will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, at The Dotte Spot, 8123 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, Kansas. Kremer will be available to answer questions about her campaign, listen to concerns, and volunteers will be signed up.

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 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.

Blood drive planned June 12
Earp Distribution, 2730 S. 98th St., will hold a Red Cross blood drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, June 12. For more information, visit www.redcrossblood.org.

Public hearing planned June 12 on inmate re-entry housing location
A public hearing is scheduled Monday, June 12, on a special use permit for a federal residential re-entry program housing 85 persons in transitional housing at 925 Sunshine Road in the Fairfax area of Kansas City, Kansas. The hearing will be at 6:30 p.m. June 12 before the City Planning Commission at the Commission Chambers, lobby level, City Hall, 701 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kansas.

Book club to meet June 13
A Monthly Book Club will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The book is “Hidden Figures” by Margot Lee Shetterly. Some books will be available for club members upon request to the office. For reservations, call 913-906-8990.

Mental health first-aid courses offered June 13-14 and 15-16
Training to identify and help someone experiencing a mental health crisis will be held June 13-14 and June 15-16 at the Public School Central Office, 2010 N. 59th St., Kansas City, Kan. The Mental Health First-Aid courses are offered by Wyandot Center, a Wyandotte County-based nonprofit providing mental health services to children and adults. Courses will show how to recognize symptoms of mental illness, including depression, anxiety, trauma, talk of suicide, psychosis and substance abuse. Training includes a five-step plan to help someone developing a mental health concern. The youth version course will be held June 14. The adult version is June 15-16. Continuing education credits are available to health care professionals. There is a $50 training fee per person. Scholarships are available. The course can be used to become certified as a Mental Health First Aider. One in 10 in Wyandotte County has a serious mental illness (SMI), according to the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City. About 40 percent of these cases go untreated. Untreated SMI is associated with seven suicides, 1,100 incarcerations and 1,500 unemployed adults annually in the county, foundation research shows. The foundation estimates there are approximately 9,600 cases of untreated SMI in Wyandotte County. For details contact Beth Yoder Stein, Wyandot Center, at yoderstein_b@wmhci.org or 91-328-4633.

Leavenworth Road Association to meet June 13
The Leavenworth Road Association will meet at 6 p.m. June 13 at the Eisenhower Recreation Center, 2901 N. 72nd, Kansas City, Kansas, for dinner and a meeting. Chicken wings will be the main dish supplied at the potluck dinner. Those attending will bring a side dish. The guest speaker will be Mike Connor, former director of the Wyandotte County parks and recreation. He is retired, and will present his research about the history of Wyandotte County Lake.

Card-making program offered
A card-making program is planned from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 14, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Carole Thrasher leads the program. Supplies are provided and space is limited. Reservations are required to 913-906-8990.

Mayor to speak at Women’s Chamber meeting
Mayor Mark Holland is the guest speaker at the Kansas City, Kansas, Women’s Chamber of Commerce membership meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 14, at the West Wyandotte Library, 1737 N. 82nd St. He will talk about current politics, and also about news from the Unified Government. Networking begins at 11:30 a.m. and the lunch begins at noon. The cost of lunch for members is $20, and for nonmembers, $25. To make a reservation, visit http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=hykkgckab&oeidk=a07ee8b49af2c1c403c. For more information, email kckwcc@gmail.com or call 913-233-3305.

Keeler Women’s Center to benefit from special event
Keeler Women’s Center will benefit from a special event from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 14, at Pryde’s of Westport, 115 Westport Road, Kansas City, Mo. Twenty percent of all sales then will be donated to the Keeler center.

Draw an icon at program June 15
Inspired by historical art, participants in a program on June 15 will draw and then paint their own religious icons. The program is from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, June 15, and also meets July 6 and July 20. Mary Donovan is the facilitator of the program. Reservations are required to 913-906-8990.

UG Commission may meet June 15
The Unified Government Commission may meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 15, at the Commission Chambers, City Hall, lobby level, 701 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kansas.

Blood drive planned
Hollywood Casino, Studio A and B, 777 Hollywood Casino Blvd., Kansas City, Kansas, plans a Community Blood Center blood drive from 2 to 6 pm. June 16. To schedule a donation, visit www.esavealifenow.org or call 816-753-4040.

Concert planned June 17
The Funk Fest concert is planned at 6:30 p.m. June 17 at Providence Medical Center amphitheater, 130th and State Avenue. Featured are Keith Sweat, Bel Biv Devoe, Guy featuring Teddy Riley, Doug E. Fresh, SWV, En Vogue, DJ Traci Steel and others. For more information, visit http://providenceamp.com/events/
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Historical society to meet June 25
The quarterly meeting of the Wyandotte County Historical Society will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 25, at the Wyandotte County Historical Museum, 631 N. 126th St., Bonner Springs, Kan. The speaker will be Dan Desko, and the topic will be the construction of the B-25 bomber at a Kansas City, Kansas, plant.

Blood drive planned July 6
AT&T Mobility, 10620 Parallel Parkway, will hold a Red Cross blood drive from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, July 6. For more information, visit www.redcrossblood.org.

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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