Wyandotte County Veterans Day commemoration to be Nov. 8
The annual Wyandotte County Veterans Day commemoration celebration is planned at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Salvation Army, 6723 State Ave., Kansas City, Kan. Refreshments will begin at 10 a.m. and the program is at 10:30 a.m. Special speakers are planned. There is no charge to attend. The event is sponsored by the Kansas City, Kan., Women’s Chamber of Commerce.
Benefit garage, bake sale continues Saturday
Young Women on the Move, a Kansas City, Kan., nonprofit organization serving teenage girls from the Kansas City, Kan., Public Schools, continues its annual Garage and Bake Sale on Saturday, Nov. 8. The money raised will support program expenses such as transportation, Saturday workshops, the new peer health mentorship program and the expansion of its afterschool programs. Items in the garage sale may include gently used clothing, young men’s and women’s career clothes, shoes, baby items, toys, jewelry, cookware, dishes, books, furniture, electronics, computers, fax machine, scanner, home décor and other items. In the bake sale, Young Women on the Move members, under the director of Trezo Mare restaurant pastry chef, Kolika Kirk, will create varieties of desserts, breads and pastries. The garage and bake sale will be held at Bethel Presbyterian Church, 2907 N. 81st St., Kansas City, Kan. The sale hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8. One hundred percent of the profits from this sale will benefit the Young Women on the Move program and projects.
‘Saturdays by the Grinter Stove’ program offered today
“Saturdays by the Grinter Stove” series returns to Grinter Place State Historic Site 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 8. Writer and historian Cindy Higgins will discuss the history of the soda fountain After the presentation, visitors can stay for lunch. Ham salad or grilled cheese sandwiches with tomato soup will be served, as well as ice cream with sodas and traditional toppings. Admission is $5 adults, $3 children age 12 and younger. Grinter Place is at 1420 S. 78th St., Kansas City, Kan. . For more information, call 913-299-0373 or visit kshs.org/grinter_place. The Nov. 8 presentation of Saturdays by the Grinter Stove is the first of a four-part series. Additional programs are scheduled for Jan. 10, Feb. 14, and March 14. A different program will be featured each month. Admission includes lunch at least partially prepared on the wood stove.
Workshop offered for single moms ministry
Women and church community outreach pastors who desire to be part of a ministry that makes a difference in the lives of single moms and their children are welcome to attend a one-day workshop, from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at St. Peter CME Church, 1419 N. 8th St., Kansas City, Kan. Pastor Shirley Fletcher of St. Peter will welcome Karen Sinn, regional field representative for the Caring People in leading the workshop. Visit www.thecaringpeople.org or call 877-CARE-525 to sign up, or for more information.
Memorial Masses planned Saturday
Catholic Cemeteries of Northeast Kansas will hold special All Souls and Memorial Masses in three of its cemeteries, Saturday, Nov. 8. The Masses commemorate persons who have died in recent months and are buried in the Catholic cemeteries. The observance also gives area Catholics the opportunity to remember their faithful departed family members and friends. Persons are invited to attend the Masses. In Wyandotte County, a Mass will be 9 a.m. Nov. 8 at Holy Redeemer Mausoleum Chapel at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 126th and Parallel, Kansas City, Kan., remembering persons buried July 14 through Oct. 12.