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Programs offered for Spanish-speaking women
Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kan., offers these programs for Spanish-speaking women: Grupo de mujeres: Salud Creación con lideres Mary Ellen Rodriguez y Ana Maria Sauer, los martes, 2 & 9 de mayo, 10-11:30 a.m. Grupo de salud emocional para la mujer, ofrecido por MOCSA, contacte a Sinead McDonough, llame al 816-285-1349, los martes, 1:00-2:30 p.m. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.
C.A.R.E. program offered
A Child-Adult Relationship Enrichment (C.A.R.E.) program will be offered from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on two Mondays, May 1 and May 15, at Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The program is presented by Michelle Bertuglia Haley, child and family therapy team at Children’s Mercy. Certificates of attendance will be given out at the end of two sessions. Reservations are required to 913-906-8990.
Support group planned for caregivers
A support group for caregivers, both men and women, is planned from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 2, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The facilitator is Jackie Tigges. Reservations are required to 913-906-8990.
Support group to meet May 2
The Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group will meet from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 2, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. This is a facilitated support group for family who have recently, or some time ago, experienced miscarriage, stillbirth or infant loss. It is facilitated by Jennifer Allen Caudle. Reservations are required to 913-906-8990.
Writer’s Workshop planned
A Writer’s Workshop, presented by Kari O’Rourke, will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 3, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Reservations are required to 913-906-8990.
Cultural Exploration Club offered
A Cultural Exploration Club will be offered from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, May 4, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The group will be facilitated by Teresa Moreno. Reservations are required to 913-906-8990.
Women writers to meet Thursday
A Women Writers group will meet from 1 to 2:15 p.m. Thursday, May 4, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Those attending may bring their journal, stories and poems, and work with other writers to share, critique and improve. Reservations are required to 913-906-8990.
Polski Day to be May 6
Polski Day will be held on Saturday, May 6, at All Saints Catholic Church, 809 Vermont Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Polski Day kicks off with a parade at 11 a.m. May 6 at 14th and Central, ending at All Saints parish, where the event will be from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Music, food and games are planned. A 4 p.m. polka Mass then follows at All Saints parish.
CVB to hold annual tourism celebration May 9
The Kansas City, Kansas, Convention and Visitors Bureau will hold its annual tourism celebration on Tuesday, May 9, at the Reardon Convention Center, 500 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Registration will be at 11:30 a.m., followed by lunch and the program at noon. Individual tickets are $45 per person. To register, go to VisitKansasCityKS.com/rsvp, call 913-321-5800 or email alexa@VisitKansasCityKS.com.
Bike safety program planned May 20
A bike safety program, Hawks, Helmets and Handlebars, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 20, at the New Bethel Church, 745 Walker Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. At the free event, there will be a bike safety course, a Baby Jay appearance, and a remote live broadcast by 99.6 The Point. The first 150 children to attend will receive a free KU bike helmet. The children must be present to receive the helmet.
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
The Strawberry Hill Museum at 720 N. 4th St., Kansas City, Kan., has reopened and has events scheduled. For more information, call 913-371-3264 or visit http://www.strawberryhillmuseum.org/.
Grinter Place Museum
The Grinter Place State Historic Site, 1420 S. 78th St., Kansas City, Kan., is one of the oldest homes in the area, built in 1857. Admission is $3 for adults, $1 for students; and children 5 and younger free. It is closed on state holidays. Grinter Place is closed until May. For more information about hours and days it is open, call 913-299-0373 or visit http://www.kshs.org/p/grinter-place-plan-your-visit/15857.
Old Quindaro Museum
The Old Quindaro Museum is at 3432 N. 29th St., Kansas City, Kan. For more information about the museum, call 816-820-3615 or visit https://www.facebook.com/ccoqmuseum/.