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Programs offered for Spanish-speaking women
Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas, offers programs for Spanish-speaking women: Grupo de mujeres: con lideres Mary Ellen Rodriguez y Ana Maria Sauer, los martes, 14, 21 de febrero, 10-11 a.m., Grupo de salud emocional para la mujer, ofrecido por MOCSA, contacte a Sinead McDonough, llame al 816-285-1349, los martes, 1-2:30 p.m. Tú y yo, aprendamos a Comunicarnos con lidere, Claudia Pérez, Aprenda técnicas básicas de comunicación consigo mismo y con los demás para un desarrollo integral, 15 de Febrero, Comunicación Asertiva (parte 2), 10 a.m.-12 p.m. For more information and registration, call 913-906-8990.
Fairfax Master Plan to be discussed at Feb. 13 meeting
The Fairfax Master Plan will be discussed at a meeting from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, at Blackjack Tire Supplies, 3260 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kansas. The meeting is sponsored by the Fairfax Industrial Association and is for business owners and property owners in the Fairfax industrial district. Reservations should be made to email@example.com.
Leavenworth Road Association to meet Feb. 13
The Leavenworth Road Association will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, at the Eisenhower Recreation Center, 2901 N. 72nd St., Kansas City, Kansas. A potluck dinner and social hour will begin at 6 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7 p.m. The speakers will be from the new Partners in Primary Care facility in KCK. Those attending may bring a side dish to share with the group. The LRA will provide a Philly Cheese Casserole for everyone. For more information, call 913-788-3988 or email LRAKCK@sbcglobal.net.
Blood drive scheduled Feb. 14
A Community Blood Center blood drive is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 14 at Room 2325, Jewell Center, Kansas City Kansas Community College, 7250 State Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. To schedule a donation, visit www.esavealifenow.org or call 816-753-4040.
Heart health to be discussed at Women’s Chamber meeting Feb. 14
Heart health will be the theme of the Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, meeting of the Kansas City, Kansas, Women’s Chamber of Commerce. The meeting will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, at the Keenan Education Center, Auditorium C, at Providence Medical Center, 8929 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, Kansas. It is scheduled in conjunction with American Heart Month during February. The guest speaker will be Dr. Venkat R. Pasnoori, who will speak on peripheral artery disease. Providence Medical staff will be on hand after the program to conduct a simple, free peripheral artery disease screen for anyone interested. Also scheduled to be in attendance at the program will be Dr. Mistee Allen, a family medicine physician with Providence Medical Group. She will give a short presentation and will be available for questions about women and heart health. The cost of the event is $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers. For more information and to register, visit http://kckwomenschamber.org/.
Meeting planned Feb. 15 on Welborn Lake
An open house to explore ways to clean up Welborn Lake is planned from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, at Christ the King parish, Davern Hall, 3024 N. 53rd St., Kansas City, Kansas. The meeting will be in a come-and-go style. It is open to the public.
Harlem Renaissance history and art events continue at library
The Kansas City, Kansas, Public Library’s Harlem Renaissance art event will continue with events Feb. 12, 15 and 17. A documentary, “Been Rich All My Life: Classy Hoofers of Harlem’s Golden Age,” will be presented at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Turner Community Library, 831 S. 55th St., Kansas City, Kansas. The film features the Silver Belles. All ages may attend the film showing. At 6 p.m. Feb. 15, there will be an event at the South Branch Library, 3104 Strong Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. African-American art and artists will be discussed in a presentation by the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art on Feb. 15, and there will be an art project. “A Night at the Savoy” is planned at 7 p.m. Feb. 17 at the Main Kansas City, Kansas, Public Library, 625 Minnesota Ave. The Kansas City Jazz Orchestra will perform hits from the 1920s in a re-creation of the atmosphere of the Savoy Ballroom in Harlem. Those attending may come as they are or dress in the fashion of the 1920s to listen and dance. For more information and events in the library’s Harlem Renaissance program, celebrating art and black history, visit https://cerkl.com/org/story.php?id=1048337.
Black history banquet planned Feb. 17
The 26th annual Black History and Scholarship Banquet will be at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at the Reardon Convention Center, 5th and Minnesota Avenue, Kansas City, Kansas. The guest speaker is Aaron Thomas, a native of Kansas City, Kansas, who is executive producer of the CBS series, S.W.A.T. The theme is “Balance the Divide: Differences Do Not Have to Divide Us.” Tickets for the program are $50. For information or tickets, call Deasiray Bush, banquet chair, 913-573-5115, or email BlackHistoryCommittee@hotmail.com.
AARP Tax-Aide program offered
The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program is being offered at sites in Kansas City, Kansas. The volunteer-based program offers tax assistance for those over 50 and also for persons who qualify by income. The locations include the Providence YMCA-Ball Center, 8601 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City Kansas, appointment needed; Kansas City Kansas Community College, 7250 State Ave., appointment not required; Turner Recreation Center, 831 S. 55th, appointment required; and Kansas City, Kansas, City Hall, 701 N. 7th St., no appointment required. The locations are open only on certain days and at certain times. Each location has specific times, dates, appointment phone numbers and guidelines for participants that are available on the Tax-Aide website at https://www.aarp.org/money/taxes/aarp_taxaide/.
Blood drive scheduled Feb. 22
A Community Blood Center blood drive is scheduled from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Bonner Springs High School gym, 100 McDanield St., Bonner Springs, Kansas. To schedule a donation, visit www.esavealifenow.org or call 816-753-4040.
UG Commission expected to meet Feb. 22
The Unified Government Commission is expected to meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, in the Commission Chamber, lobby level, City Hall, 701 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kansas. The agenda may be posted a few days in advance of the meeting at www.wycokck.org.
Blood drive scheduled Feb. 23
A Community Blood Center blood drive is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 23 at the Bishop Ward High School gym, 708 N. 18th St., Kansas City, Kansas. To schedule a donation, visit www.esavealifenow.org or call 816-753-4040.
Blood drive scheduled Feb. 28
A Community Blood Center blood drive is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Kansas City Kansas Community College Technical Education Center, multipurpose room, 6565 State Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. To schedule a donation, visit www.esavealifenow.org or call 816-753-4040.
Greater Kansas City Mayors’ Prayer Breakfast to be March 1
The 57th annual Greater Kansas City Mayors’ Prayer Breakfast will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Thursday, March 1, at the Kansas City Downtown Convention Center Ballroom, 301 W. 13th St., Kansas City, Mo. The guest speaker at the breakfast will be Lamar Hunt Jr., owner of the Kansas City Mavericks hockey team. The breakfast is co-sponsored by more than 30 area mayors. This year the breakfast will benefit the nonprofit Sheffield Place of Kansas City, which helps homeless mothers and their children become more self-sufficient. Tickets are $50 each, with online payment available. Tickets and reservations are available at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 816-863-0992.
UG Commission scheduled to meet March 1
The Unified Government Commission is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 1, in the Commission Chamber, lobby level, City Hall, 701 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kansas. Planning and zoning items are expected to be on the agenda, which may be posted a few days in advance of the meeting at www.wycokck.org.
Blood drive scheduled March 2
A Community Blood Center blood drive is scheduled from 7:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. March 2 at Turner High School, auxiliary gym, 2211 S. 55th St., Kansas City, Kansas. To schedule a donation, visit www.esavealifenow.org or call 816-753-4040.
The Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., is offering individual and couples counseling to women and men who might not otherwise be able to afford counseling. Counseling services are available in English and Spanish. Nothing is billed. Donations are accepted. Call 913-906-8990 for information or to do an intake and schedule an appointment.
Wyandotte County Museum
For information about the Wyandotte County Museum, 631 N. 126th St., Bonner Springs, call 913-573-5002 or visit https://www.facebook.com/wycomuseum/.
Strawberry Hill Museum
For information about The Strawberry Hill Museum, 720 N. 4th St., Kansas City, Kansas, call 913-371-3264 or visit 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. 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/.