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.

Democrats to open campaign office July 29 in KCK
Wyandotte County Democrats will have a grand opening for their campaign office from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, July 29, at 7843 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, Kansas. For more information, visit the Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/WYCODems/.

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, 31 de Julio 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 2 de Agosto. 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.

Sen. Moran to hold listening tour meeting on Monday morning at Ag Hall
U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kansas, plans to hold a listening tour meeting from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Monday, July 30, at the Agricultural Hall of Fame and National Center, conference theater, 630 N. 126th St., Bonner Springs. Residents may attend and share their opinions with Sen. Moran on issues in Kansas and the nation. Sen. Moran has held town hall meetings in each of Kansas’ 105 counties. The Ag Hall is located near 126th and State Avenue.

Program offered on raising safe kids
“ACT Raising Safe Kids” program will be offered for eight weeks from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Mondays, July 23-Sept. 17, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The presenter is Heather Neds. The topics include “Understanding Your Children’s Behavior” on July 23; and “Young Children’s Exposure to Violence” on July 30. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

UG schedules budget hearing July 30
The Unified Government has scheduled several budget workshops, including:
• 5 p.m. Monday, July 30, budget workshop and final public hearing, Commission Chambers, lobby level, City Hall;
• 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, budget adoption, Commission Chambers, lobby level, City Hall.

Writing group to meet July 30
A writing and e-publishing group, Quill and Pluma, will meet from 11 a.m. to noon Monday, July 30, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The bilingual writing and e-publishing collaborative is facilitated by Kari O’Rourke. For more information or 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, July 30, 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. To register or for more information, call 913-906-8990.

Program offered on raising safe kids
“ACT Raising Safe Kids” program will be offered for eight weeks from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Mondays, July 23-Sept. 17, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The presenter is Heather Neds. The topics include “Young Children’s Exposure to Violence” on July 30. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

Group to discuss healthy relationships
“Healthy Relationships: Domestic Violence Education and Support” group, will meet from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 31, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The group is facilitated by Felissa Johnson. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

KCK school board meeting scheduled July 31
A Kansas City, Kansas, Board of Education meeting is scheduled at 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, in the Central Office and Training Center, third floor, 2010 N. 59th St., Kansas City, Kansas. According to the meeting notice, board members will have the opportunity to join by telephone. The meeting will include regular business, as well as two budget resolutions and the human resources report and recommendations, according to the meeting notice.

Candidate forum planned Tuesday, July 31, at Beatrice Lee Community Center
One candidate forum remains at the Beatrice Lee Community Center, the former JFK Center, at 1210 N. 10th St., Kansas City, Kansas. From 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, candidates for state representative have been invited. The candidate forums are sponsored by Community Health Council, Econ Avenue, Historic Northeast-Midtown Association, KC United, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Kansas City, Kansas, Chapter, NBC Community Development Corp., Northeast Economic Development Corp. and Unity with Purpose. The primary election is Tuesday, Aug. 7.

Parenting support group to meet July 31
A parenting support group will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The program is presented by Marqueia Watson. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

Knitting group to meet
A knitting and crocheting group will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, 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 registration, 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, Aug. 1, 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.

BPU to meet Aug. 1
The Board of Public Utilities will meet at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, at the BPU offices, 540 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. On the work session agenda is an economic development discussion and economic development fund request. The regular meeting will start at 6 p.m. Aug 1, and will include a visitors’ time, a report on a new online payment system, the second quarter financial report. board comments, general manager comments and a closed executive session. The BPU also has scheduled Board Committee meetings. The BPU Finance Committee will meet from 3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, in the BPU boards room at 540 Minnesota Ave. The BPU Leadership Committee will meet from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, in the first floor conference room, also in the BPU administration building, 540 Minnesota Ave.

Gardeners’ problems to be topic of class
Gardeners’ problems will be discussed during a class from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, at the Wyandotte County Extension office, Sunflower Room, 1208 N. 79th St., Kansas City, Kansas. Ward Upham, K-State master gardener coordinator and hotline response manager, and author of the weekly online Horticulture Newsletter and “Pest of the Week” for homeowners, will teach the class. Upham will feature timely problems faced by gardeners. Those attending will learn when to expect problems and the best practices to combat them. The class is sponsored by the Wyandotte County Extension Master Gardeners. Registration is not required. The fee is $5, payable at the door. There is no fee for certified Extension Master Gardeners. For more information, call 913-299-9300.

Blood drive scheduled

A Red Cross blood drive is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 3 at Memorial Hall, 600 N. 7th St. Trafficway, Kansas City, Kansas. For more information, visit www.redcrossblood.org.

Conversation Café at the Main Library
Coffee and conversation is planned from 3 to 4 p.m. Aug. 2, and on the first and third Thursdays, at the café area of the Main Kansas City, Kansas, Public Library, 625 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The Conversation Café will include conversations with peer community members to share similar life experiences, with a goal of increasing wellness and wellbeing. For more information, see https://kckpl.librarymarket.com/conversation-cafe.

Back-to-School Fair planned Aug. 4
A Back-to-School Fair is planned from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, at Kansas City Kansas Community College, 7250 State Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The fair includes free school supplies, free immunizations and physical exams, free student haircuts, free vision screenings and glasses, free dental screening, free snacks and access to community resources. Students who live in Wyandotte County and attend school, both public and private, are welcome. Parents must provide proof of residence in Wyandotte County. Parents are required to bring their children. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/WyandotteCountyBackToSchoolFair/.

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. 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.

‘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.

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, 31 de Julio 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 2 de Agosto. 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.

Funeral costs and planning to be topic of program
A program, “The Truth About Funeral Costs and Planning,” will be presented from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Monday, July 23, by Steve Nicely at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The program will discuss making informed decisions about death-related services consistent with one’s values. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

Writing group to meet July 23
A writing and e-publishing group, Quill and Pluma, will meet from 11 a.m. to noon Monday, July 23, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The bilingual writing and e-publishing collaborative is facilitated by Kari O’Rourke. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

Women’s growth group to meet Monday
The Affirmations and Living Free Growth Group for Women will meet from noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday, July 23, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The group’s goal is to help women change the way they think about themselves and their lives. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

Program offered on raising safe kids
“ACT Raising Safe Kids” program will be offered for eight weeks from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Mondays, July 23-Sept. 17, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The presenter is Heather Neds. The topics include “Understanding Your Children’s Behavior” on July 23; and “Young Children’s Exposure to Violence” on July 30. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

Support group to meet July 23
The Loss and Healing Support Group will meet from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Monday, July 23, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The program will be presented by Sister Barb Conroy. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

UG schedules budget workshops
The Unified Government has scheduled several budget workshops, including:
• Monday, July 23, budget workshop, immediately following the standing committee meetings that begin at 5 p.m., fifth floor conference room, City Hall;
• 5 p.m. Thursday, July 26, budget workshop, fifth floor conference room, City Hall;
• 5 p.m. Monday, July 30, budget workshop and final public hearing, Commission Chambers, lobby level, City Hall;
• 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, budget adoption, Commission Chambers, lobby level, City Hall.

Group to discuss healthy relationships
“Healthy Relationships: Domestic Violence Education and Support” group, will meet from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 24, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The group is facilitated by Felissa Johnson. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

KCK school board to meet July 24
The Kansas City, Kansas, Board of Education is scheduled to meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, at the third floor auditorium, Kansas City, Kansas, Public Schools Central Office and Training Center, 2010 N. 59th St., Kansas City, Kansas.

Candidate forums planned Tuesday, July 24 and July 31, at Beatrice Lee Community Center
Two candidate forums remain at the Beatrice Lee Community Center, the former JFK Center, at 1210 N. 10th St., Kansas City, Kansas. From 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, candidates for Wyandotte County District Court judge have been invited. From 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, candidates for state representative have been invited. The candidate forums are sponsored by Community Health Council, Econ Avenue, Historic Northeast-Midtown Association, KC United, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Kansas City, Kansas, Chapter, NBC Community Development Corp., Northeast Economic Development Corp. and Unity with Purpose. The primary election is Tuesday, Aug. 7.

Parenting support group to meet July 24
A parenting support group will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The program is presented by Marqueia Watson. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

Knitting group to meet
A knitting and crocheting group will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, 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 registration, call 913-906-8990.

Meditation class offered
A mindfulness and meditation class will be offered from noon to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, at the Main Kansas City, Kansas, Public Library, 625 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kansas, in the first floor program room. The class for adults and senior adults will offer techniques on meditation, for new or advanced meditators. The class will continue on Wednesdays through July, August and September, with the exception of Aug. 29. For more information, see https://kckpl.librarymarket.com/.

Free citizenship preparation program offered July 25
A free citizenship preparation program will be offered Wednesdays and Thursdays, July 25 to Sept. 27, at the Main Kansas City, Kansas, Public Library, 625 Minnesota Ave. The program will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The classes, offered by Catholic Charities and the library, will include course work on the English language, American history and civics knowledge that is needed to pass the naturalization interview and exam. Class size is limited to 25. Adults 18 and older may participate if they have had their green card for at least five years. To enroll, call Elena at 913-295-8250, Ext. 1122, or email ebonjour@kckpl.org.

Personal finance program planned July 26
“Every Cent Counts” will be presented from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, July 26, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The program will discuss managing money and learning to make conscious decisions about personal finances. The program will be presented by Jennifer Rottinghaus. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

‘Pretty Nails’ program offered
Appointments for a “Pretty Nails” program will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, July 26, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kan. Those interested must call 913-906-8990 to schedule an appointment.

Show ‘N Shine Truck and Car show planned July 28
The Show ‘N Shine Truck and Car Show is planned from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 28, at the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame, 126th and State Avenue, Bonner Springs. There will be plaques and door prizes, top 60, and best of show. Also planned are living history demonstrations and train rides. The event is for all ages. For more information visit http://www.aghalloffame.com/.

Democrats to open campaign office July 29 in KCK
Wyandotte County Democrats will have a grand opening for their campaign office from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, July 29, at 7348 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, Kansas. For more information, visit the Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/WYCODems/.

Women’s self-defense class offered
A women’s self-defense class will be offered from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, 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.

Blood drive scheduled
A Red Cross blood drive is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 3 at the Unified Government, 710 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kansas. For more information, visit www.redcrossblood.org.

Back-to-School Fair planned Aug. 4
A Back-to-School Fair is planned from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, at Kansas City Kansas Community College, 7250 State Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The fair includes free school supplies, free immunizations and physical exams, free student haircuts, free vision screenings and glasses, free dental screening, free snacks and access to community resources. Students who live in Wyandotte County and attend school, both public and private, are welcome. Parents must provide proof of residence in Wyandotte County. Parents are required to bring their children. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/WyandotteCountyBackToSchoolFair/.

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.

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, 31 de Julio 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 2 de Agosto. 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.

Watercolor class offered
“The Beauty of Creation: Water Coloring Nature” will be offered from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Monday, July 16, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Supplies will be provided. The class is presented by Mary Donovan. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

Women’s growth group to meet Monday
The Affirmations and Living Free Growth Group for Women will meet from noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday, July 16, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The group’s goal is to help women change the way they think about themselves and their lives. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

Program offered on organizing and prioritizing
A program on organizing and prioritizing will be presented from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Monday, July 16, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas, by Dr. Chiquita Miller. The program will cover new time management strategies to increase productivity and happiness. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

UG schedules budget workshops
The Unified Government has scheduled several budget workshops, including:
• 5 p.m. Monday, July 16, UG Commission to set maximum mill levy, budget workshop, in fifth floor conference room, City Hall;
• 5 p.m. Thursday, July 19, budget workshop, fifth floor conference room, City Hall;
• Monday, July 23, budget workshop, immediately following the standing committee meetings that begin at 5 p.m., fifth floor conference room, City Hall;
• 5 p.m. Thursday, July 26, budget workshop, fifth floor conference room, City Hall;
• 5 p.m. Monday, July 30, budget workshop and final public hearing, Commission Chambers, lobby level, City Hall;
• 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, budget adoption, Commission Chambers, lobby level, City Hall.

History program on Sauer Castle to be presented July 16
A history program about Sauer Castle will be presented from 6 to 7:45 p.m. Monday, July 16, in the second floor auditorium, Main Kansas City, Kansas, Public Library, 625 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Jason Simmons and Brandi Biswell will discuss the history of Sauer Castle in Kansas City, Kansas. For more library programs, visit www.kckpl.org.

Cervical cancer prevention clinic offered
The annual cervical cancer prevention clinic will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 17, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Pre-registration is required. Call 913-831-2200 for more information and registration.

Northeast Area Master Plan meeting to be July 17
The Northeast Area Master Plan community meeting will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 17, at Memorial hall, 600 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kansas. It will be an open house, where a draft of the Northeast Area Master Plan will be unveiled, and early action projects will be discussed. Residents may give their comments on the plan.

Candidate forums planned beginning Tuesday at Beatrice Lee Community Center
Three candidate forums are planned at the Beatrice Lee Community Center, the former JFK Center, at 1210 N. 10th St., Kansas City, Kansas. From 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 17, candidates for U.S. Representative, 3rd District, have been invited. From 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, candidates for Wyandotte County District Court judge have been invited. From 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, candidates for state representative have been invited. The candidate forums are sponsored by Community Health Council, Econ Avenue, Historic Northeast-Midtown Association, KC United, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Kansas City, Kansas, Chapter, NBC Community Development Corp., Northeast Economic Development Corp. and Unity with Purpose. The primary election is Tuesday, Aug. 7.

Women’s self-defense program offered
A women’s self-defense program will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 18, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The group is facilitated by Sidney Thompson. Kansas City Tsuruoka Karate will offer ways to defend oneself and others. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

Meditation class offered
A mindfulness and meditation class will be offered from noon to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, at the Main Kansas City, Kansas, Public Library, 625 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kansas, in the first floor program room. The class for adults and senior adults will offer techniques on meditation, for new or advanced meditators. The class will continue on Wednesdays through July, August and September, with the exception of Aug. 29. For more information, see https://kckpl.librarymarket.com/.

Program on makeup offered July 18
A program, “Day to Night Makeup,” will be offered from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

BPU to meet July 18
The Board of Public Utilities will meet on Wednesday, July 18, at the BPU offices, 540 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. On the agenda for the work session at 4:30 p.m. will be a board update, general manager update and leadership committee report. On the agenda for the regular meeting at 6 p.m. will be a visitors’ time, report on the University of Kansas Health Systems Strawberry Hill campus, electric transmission and distribution update, board comments, general manager comments, and a closed executive session.

Judge candidates to appear at forum July 18 at KCKCC
Business West, along with Kansas City Kansas Community College, will co-sponsor a Candidates’ Forum starting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, in Upper Jewell building at the Kansas City Kansas Community College 7250 State Ave. Democratic candidates for District Judge who plan to attend are Mike Nichols, Tony Martinez and Jane Sieve Wilson. Panelists who will ask the candidates questions will be Mary Rupert of the Wyandotte Daily Online, Jim Echols of Renaissance Management and Edgar Galicia of the Central Avenue Betterment Association. Murrel Bland of Business West will be the moderator.

Caregiver survival tips offered
Caregiver survival tips will be offered from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday, July 19, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Lauren Jilek will present the program. Tips on how to make the caregiver process easier will be discussed. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

Class offered on beaded jewelry
Participants will create their own beaded jewelry in a class offered from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Thursday, July 19, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The class is facilitated by Jill Ellena Winters. Participants will take their jewelry creations home with them. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

Funeral costs and planning to be topic of program
A program, “The Truth About Funeral Costs and Planning,” will be presented from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Monday, July 23, by Steve Nicely at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The program will discuss making informed decisions about death-related services consistent with one’s values. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

Writing group to meet July 23
A writing and e-publishing group, Quill and Pluma, will meet from 11 a.m. to noon Monday, July 23, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The bilingual writing and e-publishing collaborative is facilitated by Kari O’Rourke. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

Program offered on raising safe kids
“ACT Raising Safe Kids” program will be offered for eight weeks from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Mondays, July 23-Sept. 17, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The presenter is Heather Neds. The topics include “Understanding Your Children’s Behavior” on July 23; and “Young Children’s Exposure to Violence” on July 30. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

Support group to meet July 23
The Loss and Healing Support Group will meet from 2 to 3:30 p.m,. Monday, July 23, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The program will be presented by Sister Barb Conroy. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

Group to discuss healthy relationships
“Healthy Relationships: Domestic Violence Education and Support” group, will meet from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 24, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The group is facilitated by Felissa Johnson. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

KCK school board to meet July 24
The Kansas City, Kansas, Board of Education is scheduled to meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, at the third floor auditorium, Kansas City, Kansas, Public Schools Central Office and Training Center, 2010 N. 59th St., Kansas City, Kansas.

Parenting support group to meet July 24
A parenting support group will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The program is presented by Marqueia Watson. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

Knitting group to meet
A knitting and crocheting group will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, 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 registration, call 913-906-8990.

Free citizenship preparation program offered July 25
A free citizenship preparation program will be offered Wednesdays and Thursdays, July 25 to Sept. 27, at the Main Kansas City, Kansas, Public Library, 625 Minnesota Ave. The program will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The classes, offered by Catholic Charities and the library, will include course work on the English language, American history and civics knowledge that is needed to pass the naturalization interview and exam. Class size is limited to 25. Adults 18 and older may participate if they have had their green card for at least five years. To enroll, call Elena at 913-295-8250, Ext. 1122, or email ebonjour@kckpl.org.

Personal finance program planned July 26
“Every Cent Counts” will be presented from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, July 26, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The program will discuss managing money and learning to make conscious decisions about personal finances. The program will be presented by Jennifer Rottinghaus. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

‘Pretty Nails’ program offered
Appointments for a “Pretty Nails” program will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, July 26, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kan. Those interested must call 913-906-8990 to schedule an appointment.

Women’s self-defense class offered
A women’s self-defense class will be offered from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, 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.

Blood drive scheduled
A Red Cross blood drive is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 3 at the Unified Government, 710 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kansas. For more information, visit www.redcrossblood.org.

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. 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.

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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