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, Kansas, offers programs for Spanish-speaking women: Las Mujeres, Mary Ellen Rodriquez y Anna Maria Sauer, Martes 10 – 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, 11:30 – 1 p.m.; La Hora Financiera, con lider Brenda Mortell, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., Jueves 6 de Septiembre; Nutricion presented by Teresa Moreno, Jueves, de Agosto, 10-11:30 a.m.; Este programa le ensenara como cocinar comida deliciosa y nutritive de varias culturas. El centro de mujeres Keeler ofrece consejeria espiritual a mujeres y hombres en espanol y ingles. Gratis. Se aceptan donaciones. Llame al 913-906-8990 para hacer su cita o para mas informacion. For more information and registration, call 913-906-8990.

Variety show planned Sunday, Aug. 19
The KC Cares Variety Show will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19, at Trinity Community Church, 5010 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, Kansas. Many entertainers plan to sing Broadway tunes and other hits. The event benefits the AIDS Walk. A donation of $20 at the door is suggested.

Growth group to meet Monday
The Affirmations and Living Free Growth Group for Women will meet from noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The group helps women change the way they think about themselves and their lives. The group meets each Monday. For more information or to register, call 913-906-8990.

Blood drive scheduled Aug. 20
Chiropractic Healing Center, Harding and Associates, 8437 State Ave., plans a Community Blood Center blood drive from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 20 at a donor bus in the parking lot. To schedule a donation, visit www.esavealifenow.org or call 816-753-4040.

Blood drive scheduled Aug. 20
The Riverbend Post Acute Rehabilitation center, 7850 Freeman Ave., Kansas City, Kansas, will hold a Community Blood Center blood drive from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 20 at the chapel. To schedule a donation, visit www.esavealifenow.org or call 816-753-4040.

Program discusses how to raise safe kids
The ACT Raising Safe Kids Program will continue from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Mondays at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. On Aug. 20, the topic will be “Children and Electronic Media.” On Aug. 27, the topic will be “Discipline and Parenting Styles.” For more information or to register, call 913-906-8990.

UG committees to meet Aug. 20
Unified Government committees are scheduled to meet on Monday, Aug. 20, in the fifth floor conference room at City Hall, 701 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kansas. The Neighborhood and Community Development Committee will meet at 5 p.m., followed by the Economic Development and Finance Committee. The agendas are posted at https://www.wycokck.org/Clerk/Agendas.aspx.

Caregiver support group to meet
A support group for caregivers, including men and women, will meet from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The group is facilitated by Jackie Tigges, MSW, LSCSW. The group meets on the first and third Tuesdays. For more information or to register, call 913-906-8990.

Parenting support group to meet
A parenting support group will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. It will be a program of education and support, presented by Marqueia Watson, MSW. For more information or to register, call 913-906-8990.

Knitting and crocheting group to meet
A knitting and crocheting group will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Those attending may learn a new skill or work on current projects. For more information or to register, call 913-906-8990.

Personal finance program offered
“Every Cent Counts” will be presented from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Those attending will find out about saving money and making conscious decisions about their finances. The program will be presented by Jennifer Rottinghaus. For more information or to register, call 913-906-8990.

‘Pretty Nails’ program offered
Appointments for a “Pretty Nails” program will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Aug. 23, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kan. Those interested must call 913-906-8990 to schedule an appointment.

Blood drive scheduled Aug. 24
A Red Cross blood drive is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24, at Cabelas, 10300 Cabela Drive, Kansas City, Kansas. For more information or to schedule an appointment to donate blood, visit https://www.redcrossblood.org/.

Writing group to meet Monday
Quill and Pluma, a writing and e-publishing collaborative, will meet from 11 a.m. to noon on Mondays at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The group is bilingual. It is facilitated by Kari O’Rourke. For more information or to register, call 913-906-8990.

Support group offered Aug. 27
The Loss and Healing Support Group will meet from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The group is presented by Sister Barb Conroy. For more information or to register, call 913-906-8990.

Education and support group to meet Tuesday
“Healthy Relationships: Domestic Violence Education and Support” will meet from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesdays at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The group is facilitated by Jaime Peterson. For more information or to register, call 913-906-8990.

Farmers market to be topic of program
“Preparing the Bounty: Making the Most of the Farmers Market” is the topic of a program from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. For more information or to register, call 913-906-8990.

‘Painting in the Dark’ program planned

“Painting in the Dark – Art Therapy Approach to Alzheimer’s Prevention” will be offered from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The bilingual program will be presented by Teresa Moreno. For more information or to register, call 913-906-8990.

Women’s self-defense class offered
A women’s self-defense class will be offered from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The program will be facilitated by Sidney Thompson. Kansas City Tsuruoka Karate will show ways to defend oneself and others. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

Grinter Fest scheduled Sept. 8
Grinter Fest will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, at Grinter Place, 78th and K-32, Kansas City, Kansas. There will be an apple pie contest with the mayor, and an appearance by a Moses Grinter re-enactor. Educational displays and craft vendors also will be part of Grinter Fest. Admission to the Grinter Fest is free. There will be a charge for house tours. For more information, see https://www.facebook.com/events/243582792862506/.

Documentary film to be shown Sept. 12 at KCKCC
The Wyandotte County Historical Society will sponsor a showing of the documentary film, “William Allen White: What’s the Matter with Kansas,” at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, in the Performing Arts Center at Kansas City Kansas Community College, 7250 State Ave. Admission will be free and the community college will be a co-sponsor of the event. Kevin Willmott, a professor of film and media studies at the University of Kansas at Lawrence, directed the 90-minute film.

Counseling offered
Keeler Women’s Center, offers individual and couples counseling and individual spiritual direction to women and men —available in English and Spanish. Nothing is billed. Donations are accepted. Call 913-906-8990 for information.

Wyandotte County Museum
For information about the Wyandotte County Museum, 631 N. 126th St., Bonner Springs, call 913-573-5002 or visit https://www.facebook.com/wycomuseum/.

Strawberry Hill Museum
For information about The Strawberry Hill Museum, 720 N. 4th St., Kansas City, Kansas, 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, Kansas, offers programs for Spanish-speaking women: Las Mujeres, Mary Ellen Rodriquez y Anna Maria Sauer, Martes 10 – 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, 11:30 – 1 p.m. Nutricion presented by Teresa Moreno, Jueves, 16 de Agosto, 10-11:30 a.m.; Este programa le ensenara como cocinar comida deliciosa y nutritive de varias culturas. El centro de mujeres Keeler ofrece consejeria espiritual a mujeres y hombres en espanol y ingles. Gratis. Se aceptan donaciones. Llame al 913-906-8990 para hacer su cita o para mas informacion. For more information and registration, call 913-906-8990.

Growth group to meet Monday
The Affirmations and Living Free Growth Group for Women will meet from noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The group helps women change the way they think about themselves and their lives. The group meets each Monday. For more information or to register, call 913-906-8990.

Writing group to meet Monday
Quill and Pluma, a writing and e-publishing collaborative, will meet from 11 a.m. to noon on Mondays at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The group is bilingual. It is facilitated by Kari O’Rourke. For more information or to register, call 913-906-8990.

Piper schools to hold budget hearing Monday, Aug. 13
The Piper Public Schools will hold a public hearing on the budget at 6:15 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13, at Piper High School, 4400 N. 107th St., Kansas City, Kansas. A 3.38-mill increase is proposed, according to the published budget. The budget would increase from the 2017-2018 budget’s 58.421 mills to 61.804 mills for 2018-2019. Expenditures would rise around $5 million, from $30,194,891 in 2017-2018 to $35,648,956 in 2018-2019, according to the proposed budget. The budget hearing is scheduled at 6:15 p.m., before the regular school board meeting scheduled at 6:30 p.m. The Piper school district budget is online at https://www.boarddocs.com/ks/pusd/Board.nsf/files/B3EHUF496F5A/$file/Notice%20of%20Hearing%20Budget%202018%2019.pdf.

Education and support group to meet Tuesday
“Healthy Relationships: Domestic Violence Education and Support” will meet from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesdays at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The group is facilitated by Jaime Peterson. For more information or to register, call 913-906-8990.

Fairfax budget hearing to be Aug. 14
A budget hearing for the Fairfax Drainage District will take place at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, at 1620 Fairfax Trafficway, Kansas City, Kansas. The proposed budget for 2019 that was published listed an estimated tax rate of 17.405 mills, as compared to the 2018 tax rate of 13.484 mills. Total expenditures for 2019 were estimated at $2.38 million, as compared to $1.93 million in 2018. Assessed valuation was listed at $102 million in 2019 as compared to $91.8 million in 2018 and $108 million in 2017.

KCKCC budget hearing to be Tuesday, Aug. 14
The Kansas City Kansas Community College Board of Trustees will hold a budget hearing at its meeting at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14. The meeting will be in the upper level Jewell Building on the KCKCC campus, 7250 State Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The proposed mill levy is the same as last year, 27.384 mills. Expenditures from 2017 to 2018 were $74.8 million, and would increase to $81.76 million under the proposed 2018-2019 budget. Assessed valuation in the area served by the college increased by about 7.8 percent. After the budget hearing, the Board of Trustees meeting will take place. The agenda is at http://www.kckcc.edu/docs/default-source/default-document-library/board-of-trustees/agenda-august-14-2018-budget-hearing.pdf?sfvrsn=6.

Public hearing on KCK school budget scheduled Aug. 14
A public hearing on the Kansas City, Kansas, Public Schools budget is scheduled at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, at the district’s Central Office at 2010 N. 59th St., Kansas City, Kansas. To view a story about the budget, visit http://wyandottedaily.com/kck-school-board-advances-budget-with-flat-mill-levy-rate/.

Grinter Jamboree to be Aug. 14
The Grinter Jamboree will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, at the Grinter Barn, 1400 S. 78th St., Kansas City, Kansas. MP3 will perform, with the guest artist, Arnie Johnson. Admission is $5 per person.

Fairfax group to meet
The Fairfax Industrial Association will meet for a luncheon from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, at WestPro Construction Solutions, 2850 Fairfax Trafficway, Kansas City, Kansas. U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder, R-3rd Dist., will be the guest speaker. The sponsor of the event is Delta Innovative Services Inc. The luncheon is a member-only event. Registration is required.

BPU to meet Aug. 15
The Board of Public Utilities will meet at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15 at the board offices, 540 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. On the agenda for the regular meeting are a visitors’ time, a YMCA presentation, Western Fuels delegations, water distribution update, RP3 award, board comments and general manager comments. There is also a closed, executive session on the agenda. On the agenda for the work session at 5 p.m. is a board update, general manager update, solar policy update, recruitment and retention report, and a proposed economic development fund request.

Votes to be canvassed on Aug. 16
Wyandotte County’s Board of Canvassers will meet at 9 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, at the Election Office, 850 State Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The board will decide whether to count provisional votes.

Blood drive scheduled Aug. 16
Frontier Justice, 10000 France Family Drive, Kansas City, Kansas, has scheduled a Community Blood Center blood drive from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 16 in the special event room. To schedule a donation, visit www.esavealifenow.org or call 816-753-4040.

Variety show planned Aug. 19
The KC Cares Variety Show will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19, at Trinity Community Church, 5010 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, Kansas. Many entertainers plan to sing Broadway tunes and other hits. The event benefits the AIDS Walk. A donation of $20 at the door is suggested.

Blood drive scheduled Aug. 20
Chiropractic Healing Center, Harding and Associates, 8437 State Ave., plans a Community Blood Center blood drive from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 20 at a donor bus in the parking lot. To schedule a donation, visit www.esavealifenow.org or call 816-753-4040.

Blood drive scheduled Aug. 20
The Riverbend Post Acute Rehabilitation center, 7850 Freeman Ave., Kansas City, Kansas, will hold a Community Blood Center blood drive from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 20 at the chapel. To schedule a donation, visit www.esavealifenow.org or call 816-753-4040.

Program discusses how to raise safe kids
The ACT Raising Safe Kids Program will continue from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Mondays at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. On Aug. 20, the topic will be “Children and Electronic Media.” On Aug. 27, the topic will be “Discipline and Parenting Styles.” For more information or to register, call 913-906-8990.

Caregiver support group to meet
A support group for caregivers, including men and women, will meet from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The group is facilitated by Jackie Tigges, MSW, LSCSW. The group meets on the first and third Tuesdays. For more information or to register, call 913-906-8990.

Parenting support group to meet
A parenting support group will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. It will be a program of education and support, presented by Marqueia Watson, MSW. For more information or to register, call 913-906-8990.

Knitting and crocheting group to meet
A knitting and crocheting group will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Those attending may learn a new skill or work on current projects. For more information or to register, call 913-906-8990.

Personal finance program offered
“Every Cent Counts” will be presented from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Those attending will find out about saving money and making conscious decisions about their finances. The program will be presented by Jennifer Rottinghaus. For more information or to register, call 913-906-8990.

‘Pretty Nails’ program offered
Appointments for a “Pretty Nails” program will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Aug. 23, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kan. Those interested must call 913-906-8990 to schedule an appointment.

Support group offered Aug. 27
The Loss and Healing Support Group will meet from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The group is presented by Sister Barb Conroy. For more information or to register, call 913-906-8990.

Farmers market to be topic of program
“Preparing the Bounty: Making the Most of the Farmers Market” is the topic of a program from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. For more information or to register, call 913-906-8990.

‘Painting in the Dark’ program planned
“Painting in the Dark – Art Therapy Approach to Alzheimer’s Prevention” will be offered from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The bilingual program will be presented by Teresa Moreno. For more information or to register, call 913-906-8990.

Grinter Fest scheduled Sept. 8
Grinter Fest will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, at Grinter Place, 78th and K-32, Kansas City, Kansas. There will be an apple pie contest with the mayor, and an appearance by a Moses Grinter re-enactor. Educational displays and craft vendors also will be part of Grinter Fest. Admission to the Grinter Fest is free. There will be a charge for house tours. For more information, see https://www.facebook.com/events/243582792862506/.

Counseling offered
Keeler Women’s Center, offers individual and couples counseling and individual spiritual direction to women and men —available in English and Spanish. Nothing is billed. Donations are accepted. Call 913-906-8990 for information.

Wyandotte County Museum
For information about the Wyandotte County Museum, 631 N. 126th St., Bonner Springs, call 913-573-5002 or visit https://www.facebook.com/wycomuseum/.

Strawberry Hill Museum
For information about The Strawberry Hill Museum, 720 N. 4th St., Kansas City, Kansas, 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, Kansas, offers programs for Spanish-speaking women: Las Mujeres, Mary Ellen Rodriquez and Anna Maria Sauer, Martes 10 – 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, 11:30 – 1 p.m. Nutricion presented by Con Teresa Moreno, Jueves, 16 de Agosto, 10-11:30 a.m.; Este programa le ensenara como cocinar comida deliciosa y nutritive de varias culturas. El centro de mujeres Keeler ofrece consejeria espiritual a mujeres y hombres en espanol y ingles. Gratis. Se aceptan donaciones. Llame al 913-906-8990 para hacer su cita o para mas informacion. For more information and registration, call 913-906-8990.

BPU to hold special meeting Monday
The Board of Public Utilities will meet in a special session at noon Monday, Aug. 6, in the first floor conference room of the BPU administrative building, 540 Minnesota Ave. According to the meeting notice, the purpose of the meeting is to discuss leadership vendor selection.

KCK school board to meet Aug. 6
The Kansas City, Kansas, Board of Education will meet at 4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6, in the third floor board room of the Kansas City, Kansas, Public Schools Central Office, 2010 N. 59th St., Kansas City, Kansas. Board members will have the opportunity to participate in the meeting by telephone. According to the meeting notice, the meeting will include regular business, and the human resources report and recommendations.

KCK Night Out Against Crime to be Aug. 7
The Kansas City, Kansas, Night Out Against Crime will be held from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, at the Kansas National Guard Armory, 18th and Ridge, Kansas City, Kansas. The annual event promotes police and community partnerships and neighborhood relationships, with the purpose of enhancing safety and livability. The Kansas City, Kansas, Neighborhood Crime Prevention Patrol and Livable Neighborhoods are involved in this event.

Women’s chamber to meet Aug. 8
The Kansas City, Kansas, Women’s Chamber of Commerce will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, at the Children’s Campus, 444 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Scholarship award winners will be honored at the meeting. Chamber members will welcome Dr. Greg Mosier, president of Kansas City Kansas Community College. To register, visit https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07efku3bl9fc10f5ad&oseq=&c=&ch=.

Card-making class offered
Create beautiful personalized cards on Wednesday, Aug. 8, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Supplies will be provided. The class will be led by Carole Thrasher. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

UG Ethics Commission to meet
The Unified Government Ethics Commission will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, at the second floor Wyandotte County Courthouse, Division 18, the old county commissioners’ chambers, 710 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kansas.

‘Pretty Nails’ program offered
Appointments for a “Pretty Nails” program will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Aug. 9, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kan. Those interested must call 913-906-8990 to schedule an appointment.

Author of ‘Kansas Curiosities’ to speak
Pam Grout, author of “Kansas Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities and Other Offbeat Stuff,” will be the guest speaker for the Bonner Springs Historic Preservation Society meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, at the Alden-Harrington Family Event Center, 218 Oak St., Bonner Springs, Kansas. Admission is free. For more information, visit https://pamgrout.com/.

Fairfax group to meet
The Fairfax Industrial Association will meet for a luncheon from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, at WestPro Construction Solutions, 2850 Fairfax Trafficway, Kansas City, Kansas. U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder, R-3rd Dist., will be the guest speaker. The sponsor of the event is Delta Innovative Services Inc. The luncheon is a member-only event. Registration is required.

Blood drive scheduled Aug. 16
Frontier Justice, 10000 France Family Drive, Kansas City, Kansas, has scheduled a Community Blood Center blood drive from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 16 in the special event room. To schedule a donation, visit www.esavealifenow.org or call 816-753-4040.

Blood drive scheduled Aug. 20
Chiropractic Healing Center, Harding and Associates, 8437 State Ave., plans a Community Blood Center blood drive from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 20 at a donor bus in the parking lot. To schedule a donation, visit www.esavealifenow.org or call 816-753-4040.

Blood drive scheduled Aug. 20
The Riverbend Post Acute Rehabilitation center, 7850 Freeman Ave., Kansas City, Kansas, will hold a Community Blood Center blood drive from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 20 at the chapel. To schedule a donation, visit www.esavealifenow.org or call 816-753-4040.

Grinter Fest scheduled Sept. 8
Grinter Fest will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, at Grinter Place, 78th and K-32, Kansas City, Kansas. There will be an apple pie contest with the mayor, and an appearance by a Moses Grinter re-enactor. Educational displays and craft vendors also will be part of Grinter Fest. Admission to the Grinter Fest is free. There will be a charge for house tours. For more information, see https://www.facebook.com/events/243582792862506/.

Counseling offered
Keeler Women’s Center, offers individual and couples counseling and individual spiritual direction to women and men —available in English and Spanish. Nothing is billed. Donations are accepted. Call 913-906-8990 for information.

Wyandotte County Museum
For information about the Wyandotte County Museum, 631 N. 126th St., Bonner Springs, call 913-573-5002 or visit https://www.facebook.com/wycomuseum/.

Strawberry Hill Museum
For information about The Strawberry Hill Museum, 720 N. 4th St., Kansas City, Kansas, 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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