Help provided with enrolling in health care
The Rosedale Development Association will have a health care enrollment event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, at 1401 Southwest Blvd., Kansas City, Kan. There will be certified application counselors available to assist persons with enrolling.
Enroll Wyandotte event today
There also will be an Enroll Wyandotte event held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, at the South Branch Library of the Kansas City, Kan., Public Library, Meeting Room A, 3104 Strong Ave., Kansas City, Kan. Assistance will be available in signing up for health care coverage.
Blood drive scheduled Jan. 9
Turner Recreation Commission, 831 S. 55th St., is scheduled to hold a Community Blood Center blood drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, in the community gym. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 816-753-4040 or visit www.savealifenow.org.
Learn how marbles are made
A marble-making demonstration is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, at Moon Marble Co. store, 600 E. Front St., Bonner Springs. Demonstrations begin around 10 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. and end at about 3 p.m., provided a glass artist is available.
Learn sewing and quilting at the library
Sewing and quilting for beginners or for those who want to learn more will be offered from 10 am. to noon Saturday, Jan. 9, at the West Wyandotte Library, Kansas City, Kan., Public Library, children’s craft room, 1737 N. 82nd, Kansas City, Kan. The class is for adults, and for those ages 10 and older. There is a limit of 15. Advance registration is requested to the library.
Music panel planned
Kansas City Kansas Community College is hosting Instor3 Management & Branding’s “New Year, New You #ItStartsWithAVision” Music Panel this weekend. The event is from 1 to 3 p.m. Jan. 9 at the Upper Jewell Center, 7250 State Ave., Kansas City, Kan. Registration begins at noon, with the panel starting at 1 p.m. The panel features Kansas City’s Grammy-nominated songwriter and music executive Ericka J. Coulter. In addition, UK Grammy-nominated Producer Harmony “H-Money” Samuels will sit on the panel. A variety of topics will be discussed such as writing, producing, understanding the international music industry, marketing and branding. Admission is $5 for students and $10 for adults. Proceeds will be donated to the Kansas City Kansas Public Schools’ Back to School Fair, which services more than 5,000 students each year. Tickets can be purchased at the door. Aspiring artists can also bring their materials on a USB to enter to win a trip to Los Angeles, Calif., where they will be able to work in studio with Coulter and Samuels.
The Wine Barn Winery and Vineyard, 2850 N. 119th St., is scheduled to hold a wine tasting of local handcrafted wines from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 9. For more information, call 913-721-5577.
Program planned about Mexican-American leader
The American GI Forum is scheduled to present a program, “Justice for My People,” from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, at the South Branch Library, Kansas City, Kan., Public Library, Meeting Room B, 3104 Strong Ave., Kansas City, Kan. The program will be about Dr. Hector P. Garcia, Mexican refugee, medical doctor to the barrios, decorated war veteran, civil rights activist and presidential confidante, who fought to bring attention to the Mexican-American civil rights movement.
Live music planned at Jazz
The Lonnie Ray Blues Band is scheduled to play live music at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, at Jazz, A Louisiana Kitchen, at The Legends Outlets, 1859 Village West Parkway, Kansas City, Kan., (at I-70 and I-435).
Wyandotte County Museum
The Wyandotte County Museum, 631 N. 126th St., Bonner Springs, is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays. It is closed on Sundays and holidays. For more information visit the website www.facebook.com/wycomuseum or call 913-573-5002.
Strawberry Hill Museum decorated for holidays
The Strawberry Hill Museum is open on weekends only. For more information and hours of The Strawberry Hill Museum, 720 N. 4th St., Kansas City, Kan., visit www.strawberryhillmuseum.org/ or call 913-371-3264.
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