Special meeting to be April 3 for KCK school board

A special meeting will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, April 3, for the Kansas City, Kansas Board of Education.

The meeting will be in the third floor board room of the Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools Central Office and Training Center, 2010 N. 59th St.

According to a meeting notice, the board may take action on a human resources report and recommendations, and review board policy and directives for the school district’s police.

The board may go into a closed session to discuss negotiations, according to the meeting notice.

BPU to meet April 2

The Board of Public Utilities will meet Wednesday, April 2, at the BPU offices, 540 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kan.

A work session begins at 5 p.m. On the agenda are a general manager and board update; and customer satisfaction survey results.

The regular BPU meeting will begin at 6 p.m. On the agenda are a visitors’ time; appointments to the Kansas Municipal Energy Agency; preliminary February financial report; board comments; and general manager comments.


Saturday events

Rowing Sunflower Showdown today  at Wyandotte County Lake

Women’s university rowing begins at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Wyandotte County Lake, 91st and Leavenworth Road.

The University of Kansas and Kansas State University will compete for the Kansas Cup today.

Also at the meet today will be teams from Southern Methodist University and Drake.

Today’s event starts at 10 a.m. and continues through the afternoon.

For more information, see http://wyandottedaily.com/k-state-ku-women-rowers-duel-in-sunflower-showdown-saturday-in-kck/

Puppet-making workshop planned

A puppet-making workshop is planned from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 29 at the Turner Community Library, 831 S. 55th.

The workshop for adults and teens 13 and older is sponsored by the Kansas City Clowns and Turner Community Library.

Those attending will discuss puppetry and have an opportunity to create a simple puppet. Advance registration is required to 913-596-1404.

Ham and bean fundraiser dinner planned Saturday

Grinter Chapel United Methodist Church’s Annual Ham and Bean Dinner will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 29, at the church 7819 Swartz Road, Kansas City, Kan.

Homemade vegetable soup also will be served. For a donation of $7 for adults and $3 for children 10 and younger, those attending will receive ham and beans or vegetable soup, corn bread, dessert and drink.

Rainbow of Colors event planned Saturday

The second annual Rainbow of Colors in the Bible Luncheon will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 29. The host of the event is the Mary F. Handy Women’s Missionary Society of the First AME Church, 1111 N. 8th St., Kansas City, Kan.

Other women’s organizations and members of other churches are invited.

Table sponsorships are available at $200 per table, or individuals may attend at $20 per person. Each table will select a color.

The program will include praise and worship while each table gives an overview on the interpretation of their color in the Bible. For more information, call 913-573-5423 or 913-219-0234.