Tuesday events

Quindaro townsite celebration today
An event at noon Tuesday, April 23, at the Quindaro Overlook will celebrate the Quindaro townsite’s federal designation as a national commemorative site. The Quindaro Overlook is at 3507 N. 27th St., Kansas City, Kansas. The designation establishing the Quindaro Townsite National Commemorative Site was signed into law on March 12. The event on April 23 will be sponsored by Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area, the Unified Government and the Kansas City, Kansas, Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Public hearing scheduled today on closure of Parker Elementary School
A public hearing has been scheduled at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, on the question of whether Parker Elementary School should be closed. The meeting will be held in the third floor board room of the Kansas City, Kansas, Public Schools Central Office and Training Center, 2010 N. 59th St., Kansas City, Kansas. Members of the public may make comments on whether the school should be closed at the end of the 2018-2019 school year. Parker School is at 3334 Haskell Ave. The public may attend and participate. The Kansas City, Kansas school board also has scheduled a regular meeting at 5 p.m. April 23 at the same location, 2010 N. 59th St.

Grocery store listening session scheduled
A listening session on the proposed downtown Kansas City, Kansas, grocery store has been scheduled for 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, at the Liveable Neighborhoods office at the Neighborhood Resource Center, 4935 State Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The meeting is open to the public, and the public may make comments.

Delaware ceremony planned June 1 at Wyandotte County Park

The Kansas Delaware Tribe’s annual meeting will take place on Saturday, June 1, at the George Meyn building at Wyandotte County Park, 126th and State Avenue, Bonner Springs.

A day of activities is planned about the Delaware culture and heritage.

A smoking ceremony will be held at 9 a.m., followed by cultural activities including drumming, finding ancestral roots with the original 26 Delaware members who stayed in Kansas rather than being removed to Indian Territory, recognizing tribal elder and tribal veteran, and studying the cultural meanings of dances and events.

Faith news

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All Saints Catholic parish, 809 Vermont Ave., Kansas City, Kansas, will hold the 35th annual Polski Day on Saturday, May 4. The event will include a parade at 11 a.m., a Polka Mass at 5 p.m., a festival from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Polish food and live musical entertainment. For more information, visit https://polskiday.com/.

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 2203 Parallel, will hold Easter Masses at 8 a.m. April 21 in English and at 9:30 a.m. April 21 in Spanish.

Christ the King Catholic Church, 3024 N. 53rd St., Kansas City, Kansas, will hold Easter Masses at 9:30 a.m. April 21 in English and at 1 p.m. April 21 in Spanish.

The Cure Church, a nondenominational church at 3650 N. 67th St., Kansas City, Kansas, plans an Easter egg drop after the 10 a.m. service on Easter Sunday, April 21. Ten thousand eggs will be dropped from a helicopter. The event also will include a petting zoo, bounce house and food.

“Scripture Study and Reflection” will be offered from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 24, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The program is facilitated by Heather Neds. The Keeler Women’s Center is a ministry of the Benedictine Sisters of Atchison, Kansas. All programs are free. To register, call 913-906-8990.

Open Door Baptist Church, 3033 N. 103rd Terrace, Kansas City, Kansas, will hold Resurrection services at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, April 21.

Our Lady and St. Rose Catholic Church, 8th and Quindaro, will celebrate Easter Mass at 11 a.m. Sunday, April 21.

Our Lady of Unity Catholic Church will hold a car, truck and cycle show from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at 2646 S. 34th St., Kansas City, Kansas. There is no admission charge. Food will be available, and music is planned. The entry fee for each vehicle in the show will be $25.

St. Anthony’s Catholic Church basement, 615 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kansas, will be the site of a Spring Dance from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, April 27. The Willie Kirst Band will play. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m. Adult tickets, age 21 and up, are $20 per person. Admission for young adults, ages 12-20, will be $10; children, ages 6-11, $5; and ages 5 and younger, free. The event is sponsored by the German-American Edelweiss Society. The admission price will include food, drink and dance.

Members of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1300 N. 18th St., Kansas City, Kansas, will attend a meeting of the Northeast Convocation of the Episcopal Diocese of Kansas at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 27, at St. Michael’s and all Angels Episcopal Church, Mission.

Stony Point Christian Church, 149 S. 78th St., Kansas City, Kansas, will hold an Easter worship service at 10:15 a.m. April 21. A church fellowship breakfast will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. in the church coffee shop.
Wyandotte United Methodist Church, 7901 Oakland Ave., will hold an Easter Son-Rise service will be at 7 a.m. April 21, followed by a breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Easter services also will be at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. April 21, with Sunday School at 9:45 a.m.

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