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Kansas City, Kan., Public Schools
Monday, Jan. 26
Hot dog on a bun, tri-tater, baby carrots, diced peaches, fruit and milk.
Tuesday, Jan. 27
Pizza, salad, green beans, mandarin oranges, fruit and milk.
Wednesday, Jan. 28
Pork rib sandwich, romaine lettuce, tomato slice, French fries, sliced apples, fruit and milk.
Thursday, Jan. 29
Chili, broccoli, cinnamon roll, banana, fruit and milk.
Friday, Jan. 30
Macaroni and cheese, grape tomatoes, cucumber slices, fruit cocktail, fruit and milk.
All Kansas City, Kan., district lunches come with alternative entrée choice of chef’s salad, fruit chef salad and yogurt-muffin basket.

Turner Public Schools
Monday, Jan. 26
Teriyaki chicken egg roll, rice pilaf.
Tuesday, Jan. 27
Beef taco salad, taco chips and salsa.
Wednesday, Jan. 28
Barbecued rib on bun, cookie.
Thursday, Jan. 29
Chicken nuggets with sauce, roll.
Friday, Jan. 30
French toast sticks with sausage, tri-tater.
Turner lunches have additional entrée choices of yogurt platter or peanut butter and jelly platter. All lunches come with milk, fruit and veggies bar.

Piper Public Schools
Monday, Jan. 26
Hot dog on a bun with mac and cheese; grilled cheese sandwich, tomato slices, garden salad, green beans, apple, pineapple; turkey chef salad, tomato slices, apple, pineapple, blueberry fruit muffin.
Tuesday, Jan. 27
Super nachos; chicken soft taco, garden salad, barbecue bacon beans, banana, orange pineapple mix; taco salad, barbecue bacon beans, banana, orange pineapple mix, cornbread.
Wednesday, Jan. 28
Chicken patty – grilled chicken; fish sticks, mashed potatoes with gravy, glazed carrots, pears, orange smiles, roll; chicken Caesar salad, peas, pears, orange smiles, roll and crackers.
Thursday, Jan. 29
Cheeseburger; pepperoni calzone, broccoli, tater tots, tropical fruit, cinnamon apple slices; Italian chef salad, corn, tropical fruit, cinnamon apple slices, Italian bread.
Friday, Jan. 30
Pizza; Italian sub on deli bun, baby carrots with hummus, roasted corn, Caesar side salad, peaches and banana; popcorn chicken salad, baby carrots with hummus, peaches, banana and fruit streusel muffin.

Bonner Springs Public Schools
Monday, Jan. 26
Hot dog on bun with mac and cheese; grilled cheese sandwich, tomato slices, garden salad, greens, apple, pineapple; turkey chef salad, tomato slices, apple, pineapple and blueberry fruit muffin.
Tuesday, Jan. 27
Super nachos; chicken tortilla soup with cornbread, garden salad, barbecue bacon beans, pears, orange pineapple mix; taco salad, barbecue bacon beans, pears, orange pineapple mix and cornbread.
Wednesday, Jan. 28
Chicken patty – grilled chicken; roast turkey, mashed potatoes with gravy, glazed carrots, banana, orange smiles, roll; chicken Caesar salad, peas, banana, orange smiles, roll and crackers.
Thursday, Jan. 29
Cheeseburger; sausage, egg and cheese biscuit, broccoli, tater tots, tropical fruit, cinnamon apple slices; Italian chef salad, corn, tropical fruit, cinnamon apple slices and Italian bread.
Friday, Jan. 30
Pizza; grilled chicken sandwich, baby carrots with hummus, roasted corn, Caesar side salad, peaches and banana; popcorn chicken salad, baby carrots with hummus, peaches, banana, and fruit streusel muffin.

All menus from all districts subject to change.

Volunteer Bill Whinery, right, with Operation WildLife, talked with children about owls during Raptor Days Saturday at the Schlagle Environmental Library at Wyandotte County Lake Park. The event continues Sunday. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
Volunteer Bill Whinery, right, with Operation WildLife, talked with children about owls during Raptor Days Saturday at the Schlagle Environmental Library at Wyandotte County Lake Park. The event continues Sunday. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

A baby eagle that had recently been rescued by Operation WildLife was at the James P. Davis Hall at Wyandotte County Lake Park Saturday for Raptor Days. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
A baby eagle that had recently been rescued by Operation WildLife was at the James P. Davis Hall at Wyandotte County Lake Park Saturday for Raptor Days. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

Visitors to Raptor Days today at Wyandotte County Lake Park saw several different varieties of birds of prey on exhibit from Operation WildLife.

The events were held Saturday at the Schlagle Environmental Library and the James P. Davis Hall at Wyandotte County Lake Park, 91st and Leavenworth Road, Kansas City, Kan.

A baby eagle that was rescued recently by Operation WildLife was at the Davis Hall today. Other birds on display included owls, falcons, hawks and kestrels.

The event continues Sunday. Raptor Days is free and open to the public; there is no charge. Sponsors include The Schlagle Environmental Library, the Unified Government Parks and Recreation Department, the Board of Public Utilities and Operation WildLife.

Sunday’s schedule:
Jan. 25:
Location: F.L. Schlagle Library, Wyandotte County Lake Park
• Noon – 4 p.m. – Eagle Crafts/Eagle Viewing
Exhibits with live owls, hawks, falcons and other raptors.
Visit with volunteers from Operation Wildlife.
• 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. – Live Bird of Prey Presentations

Location: James P. Davis Hall, Wyandotte County Lake Park
• Noon – 4 p.m. – Exhibits with live owls, hawks, falcons, and other raptors. Visit with volunteers from Operation Wildlife.
• 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. – Live Bird of Prey Presentations

Bill Whinery, right, a volunteer with Operation WildLife, showed visitors a barn owl Saturday at the Schlagle Environmental Library at Wyandotte County Lake Park as part of Raptor Days. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
Bill Whinery, right, a volunteer with Operation WildLife, showed visitors a barn owl Saturday at the Schlagle Environmental Library at Wyandotte County Lake Park as part of Raptor Days. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

Birds of prey, including owls, were on display Saturday at Raptor Days at Wyandotte County Lake Park. The event continues Sunday. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
Birds of prey, including owls, were on display Saturday at Raptor Days at Wyandotte County Lake Park. The event continues Sunday. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

Crafts and activities related to birds of prey were part of Raptor Days Saturday at the Schlagle Environmental Library at Wyandotte County Lake Park. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
Crafts and activities related to birds of prey were part of Raptor Days Saturday at the Schlagle Environmental Library at Wyandotte County Lake Park. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

The James P. Davis Hall displayed several types of birds of prey during Raptor Days Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake Park. The event continues Sunday. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
The James P. Davis Hall displayed several types of birds of prey during Raptor Days Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake Park. The event continues Sunday. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

Birds of prey, including falcons, were on display Saturday at Raptor Days at Wyandotte County Lake Park. The event continues Sunday. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
Birds of prey, including falcons, were on display Saturday at Raptor Days at Wyandotte County Lake Park. The event continues Sunday. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

Lots of Canada geese were visible at Wyandotte County Lake on Saturday, where Raptor Days is taking place. Occasionally an eagle can be seen flying over the park. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
Lots of Canada geese were visible at Wyandotte County Lake on Saturday, where Raptor Days is taking place. Occasionally an eagle can be seen flying over the park. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

Bill Whinery, a volunteer with Operation WildLife, described an owl during Raptor Days Saturday at the Schlagle Environmental Library at Wyandotte County Lake Park. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
Bill Whinery, a volunteer with Operation WildLife, described an owl during Raptor Days Saturday at the Schlagle Environmental Library at Wyandotte County Lake Park. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

Birds of prey were on exhibit Saturday during Raptor Days at Wyandotte County Lake Park. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
Birds of prey were on exhibit Saturday during Raptor Days at Wyandotte County Lake Park. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

Birds of prey, including kestrels, were on exhibit during Raptor Days Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake Park. The event continues Sunday. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
Birds of prey, including kestrels, were on exhibit during Raptor Days Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake Park. The event continues Sunday. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

Birds of prey, including falcons and hawks, were on exhibit Saturday for Raptor Days at Wyandotte County Lake Park. The event continues Sunday. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
Birds of prey, including falcons and hawks, were on exhibit Saturday for Raptor Days at Wyandotte County Lake Park. The event continues Sunday. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

Birds of prey, including kestrels, were on display during Raptor Days Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake Park. The event continues Sunday. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
Birds of prey, including kestrels, were on display during Raptor Days Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake Park. The event continues Sunday. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

Children listened to information about kestrels and other birds of prey at Raptor Days Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake Park. The event continues Sunday. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
Children listened to information about kestrels and other birds of prey at Raptor Days Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake Park. The event continues Sunday. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

Bill Whinery, right, talked about an owl during Raptor Days Saturday at the Schlagle Environmental Library at Wyandotte County Lake Park. The event continues Sunday. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
Bill Whinery, right, talked about an owl during Raptor Days Saturday at the Schlagle Environmental Library at Wyandotte County Lake Park. The event continues Sunday. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

Birds of prey, including owls, were on display during Raptor Days Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake Park. The event continues Sunday. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
Birds of prey, including owls, were on display during Raptor Days Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake Park. The event continues Sunday. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

A screech owl slept a little during the daytime at Raptor Days Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake Park. The event continues Sunday. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
A screech owl slept a little during the daytime at Raptor Days Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake Park. The event continues Sunday. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

Bill Whinery, left, a volunteer with Operation WildLife, talked about birds of prey on Saturday at Raptor Days at the Schlagle Environmental Library, Wyandotte County Lake Park. The event continues Sunday. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
Bill Whinery, left, a volunteer with Operation WildLife, talked about birds of prey on Saturday at Raptor Days at the Schlagle Environmental Library, Wyandotte County Lake Park. The event continues Sunday. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

Bill Whinery, left, a volunteer with Operation WildLife, talked about owls and birds of prey on Saturday at Raptor Days at the Schlagle Environmental Library, Wyandotte County Lake Park. The event continues Sunday. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
Bill Whinery, left, a volunteer with Operation WildLife, talked about owls and birds of prey on Saturday at Raptor Days at the Schlagle Environmental Library, Wyandotte County Lake Park. The event continues Sunday. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

Bill Whinery, right, a volunteer with Operation WildLife, held a vulture during Raptor Days Saturday at the Schlagle Environmental Library, Wyandotte County Lake Park. The event continues Sunday. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
Bill Whinery, right, a volunteer with Operation WildLife, held a vulture during Raptor Days Saturday at the Schlagle Environmental Library, Wyandotte County Lake Park. The event continues Sunday. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

Bill Whinery, right, a volunteer with Operation WildLife, held a vulture during Raptor Days Saturday at the Schlagle Environmental Library, Wyandotte County Lake Park. The event continues Sunday. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
Bill Whinery, right, a volunteer with Operation WildLife, held a vulture during Raptor Days Saturday at the Schlagle Environmental Library, Wyandotte County Lake Park. The event continues Sunday. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

A vulture was on exhibit Saturday during Raptor Days at the Schlagle Environmental Library, Wyandotte County Lake Park.  The event continues Sunday. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
A vulture was on exhibit Saturday during Raptor Days at the Schlagle Environmental Library, Wyandotte County Lake Park. The event continues Sunday. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

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A benefit is planned Saturday, Jan. 24, for Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas. The 41st annual Snow Ball will take place at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel, Kansas City, Mo. Proceeds will go toward providing for the basic needs of children and families in the region. The event begins at 6 p.m. and includes a social time, dinner and dance. Tickets are $250 per person. For more information, visit www.catholiccharitiessnowball.org or call 913-433-2046.

Christ the King Catholic School is planning an auction and dinner at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, at the George Meyn Community Center, Wyandotte County Park, 126th and State Avenue.

A weekly Scripture Group with Bible Sharing and Reflection, Lectio and Journaling, is offered from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesdays at Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kan. Heather Neds is a pastoral minister and leads the group at Keeler Women’s Center. Call 913-906-8990 to register.

Kids need to blow off some steam? – Tired of the winter weather? Living Water United Methodist Church, 3001 N. 115th St., will hold its annual Cabin Fever Carnival. This free community event will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7. It is free and open to the community. Carnival games, food, inflatables, and prizes are planned. For more information, visit livingwaterumc.net or call 913 400-7203.

Open Door Christian School, 3033 N. 103rd Terrace, plans a chili supper and silent auction on Feb. 20. The event will raise funds that will be used for the computer technology and training program, and for a shade structure for the playground.

A spaghetti dinner to benefit the Sisters, Servants of Mary, is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb.1, at St. Patrick Parish Center, 94th and State Avenue, Kansas City, Kan. Donations are $8 for adults and $3 for children. The meal will include Italian sausage and spaghetti, salad, bread, dessert and beverage. Carryout meals are available for Super Bowl Sunday. The event will also feature a variety booth. The Sisters, Servants of Mary, are a group of women religious with a nursing ministry. They provide in-home nursing care, free of charge, throughout the Greater Kansas City metropolitan area for persons who are critically ill or dying. They live solely off the donations of their friends and benefactors and fund-raising efforts like the spaghetti dinner. Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door. For more information, call 913-371-3423.

St. Mary – St. Anthony Church, 615 N. 7th St., will hold Sweetheart Bingo, an afternoon of bingo and fun, at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 15, in Bishop Forst Hall. A $5 ticket admission will get a bingo card, free desserts, popcorn and coffee. Beer and soda will be available for purchase. For more information, contact Carol Shomin at 913-897-4833 or the parish office at 913-371-1408. Tickets may be purchased at the door the day of the event.

Stony Point Christian Church, 149 S. 78th St., is planning a Basket Bonanza at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 6, and is collecting donations from individuals of items to put into the baskets. Proceeds will benefit the Stony Point Christian Church preschool. Stony Point’s annual meeting will be after the first service at 9:45 a.m. Jan. 25.

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