Community calendar

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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 salud emocional para la mujer, ofrecido por MOCSA, contacte a Sinead McDonough, llame al 816-285-1349, los martes, 1-2:30 p.m. For more information and registration, call 913-906-8990. La Hora Financiera, con lider Brenda Mortell, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., Jueves 12 de julio, Prestamos: Explorando todos los tipos que están a su disposición. Nutricion, Jueves, 19 de Julio, 10-11:30 a.m., presented by Con Teresa Moreno, Este programa le enseñara como cocinar comida deliciosa y nutritive de varias culturas. El centro de mujeres Keeler ofrece consejeria espiritual a mujeres y hombres en espanol y ingles. Gratis. Se aceptan donaciones. Llame al 913-906-8990 para hacer su cita o para mas informacion.

Watercolor class offered
“The Beauty of Creation: Water Coloring Nature” will be offered from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Monday, July 9 and 16, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Supplies will be provided. The class is presented by Mary Donovan. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

Affirmations group to meet July 9
The Affirmations and Living Free Growth Group for women will be offered from noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday, July 9, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The group’s purpose is to change the way women think about themselves and their lives. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

UG Committee meetings scheduled July 9
Unified Government Committee meetings are scheduled on Monday, July 9, in the fifth floor meeting room at City Hall, 701 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kansas. The Neighborhood and Community Development meeting will be at 5 p.m., followed by the Economic Development and Finance Committee meeting.

KCK school board to meet July 10
The Kansas City, Kansas, Board of Education will meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 10, and 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, at the third floor auditorium, Kansas City, Kansas, Public Schools Central Office and Training Center, 2010 N. 59th St., Kansas City, Kansas.

Wyandotte County Fair runs July 10-14
The Wyandotte County Fair will run July 10 to 14 at the fairgrounds, 13700 Polfer Road, Kansas City, Kansas. Hours are from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and noon to 10 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $5 per car. The county fair is at 13700 Polfer Road, east of K-7 on Polfer Road, in Kansas City, Kansas. For more information, see wycofair.com, call 913-788-7898, or visit Facebook under Wyandotte County Fair.

Leavenworth Road Association to meet July 10
The Leavenworth Road Association is scheduled to meet Tuesday, July 10, at the Eisenhower Recreation Center, 2901 N. 72nd St., Kansas City, Kansas. A potluck dinner and social hour at 6 p.m. will be followed by a meeting at 7 p.m. The guest speaker will be Loren Taylor, who will present his new book, “The Historical Overview of Wyandotte County.” It is the second volume in a series. For more information, call the LRA office at 913-788-3988.

Book club to meet
The Monthly Book Club will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 10, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The group is facilitated by Theresa Bysel. The book for July is “Born Bright” by C. Nicole Mason. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

Grinter Jamboree planned July 10
The Grinter Jamboree is planned at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 10, at the Grinter Barn, 1400 S. 78th St., Kansas City, Kansas. The MP3 Band will perform for Rock ’n’ Roll night. Admission is $5 per person, and concessions are available.

Blood drive scheduled July 11
Kansas City Kansas Community College, Room 2325, Jewell Center, 7250 State Ave., plans a Community Blood Center blood drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 11. To schedule a donation, visit www.esavealifenow.org or call 816-753-4040.

Meditation class offered
A mindfulness and meditation class will be offered from noon to 12:30 p.m. July 11 at the Main Kansas City, Kansas, Public Library, 625 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kansas, in the first floor program room. The class for adults and senior adults will offer techniques on meditation, for new or advanced meditators. The class will continue on Wednesdays through July, August and September, with the exception of Aug. 29. For more information, see https://kckpl.librarymarket.com/.

Class offered on smart phone basics
A class on smart phone basics will be presented from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The presenter will be Shelly Nance-Durst. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

Blood drive scheduled
The Bonner Springs YMCA will hold a Community Blood Center blood drive from 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. July 11 at the Bonner Springs YMCA Classroom A, 2251 S. 138th, Bonner Springs, Kansas. To schedule a donation, visit www.esavealifenow.org or call 816-753-4040.

‘Pretty Nails’ program offered
Appointments for a “Pretty Nails” program will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, July 12, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kan. Those interested must call 913-906-8990 to schedule an appointment.

UG Ethics Commission to meet
The Unified Government Ethics Commission will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday, July 12, at the second floor Wyandotte County Courthouse, Division 18, old county commissioners’ chambers, 710 N. 7th, Kansas City, Kansas.

UG Commission meeting planned July 12
A Unified Government Commission meeting is planned at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 12, at Commission Chambers, lobby level, City Hall, 701 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kansas. An agenda may be posted at www.wycokck.org. At 5 p.m. July 12, a special UG meeting will be held with the Administrator’s budget message, in the Commission Chambers, City Hall.

Vaughan to appear at book program July 14
Kansas City area author Joe H. Vaughan will be appearing at the District 2 meeting of the Kansas Author’s Club (KAC). His appearance is scheduled for 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 14, at the Lawrence Public Library, 7th and Vermont, downtown Lawrence, Kansas. Vaughan has released a new book entitled, “Colonel Wilkinson’s Diary, A Kansas Doctor in World War I France.” It was produced by Mennonite Publishing Company. Colonel Hugh Wilkinson, M. D., was born and raised in Seneca, Kansas. He volunteered for service in the “Great War” and kept a diary of his adventure. Wilkinson served at Walter Reed Army Hospital in Washington, D. C., in France and was discharged with the rank of colonel. He then resumed his surgical practice in Kansas City, Kansas. Author Vaughan is the colonel’s grandson. The two men never met. Dr. Wilkinson died two decades before Vaughan was born. This is the final year of activities to commemorate 100 years since World War I, which occurred between 1914 and 1918. District 2 of the KAC includes Johnson, Wyandotte, Miami, Douglas, Shawnee and Franklin counties in Kansas.

Program offered on organizing and prioritizing
A program on organizing and prioritizing will be presented from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Monday, July 16, by Dr. Chiquita Miller. The program will cover new time management strategies to increase productivity and happiness. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

Cervical cancer prevention clinic offered
The annual cervical cancer prevention clinic will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 17, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Pre-registration is required. Call 913-831-2200 for more information and registration.

Women’s self-defense program offered
A women’s self-defense program will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 18, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The group is facilitated by Sidney Thompson. Kansas City Tsuruoka Karate will offer ways to defend oneself and others. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

Program on makeup offered July 18
A program, “Day to Night Makeup,” will be offered from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

Caregiver survival tips offered
Caregiver survival tips will be offered from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday, July 19, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Lauren Jilek will present the program. Tips on how to make the caregiver process easier will be discussed. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

Class offered on beaded jewelry
Participants will create their own beaded jewelry in a class offered from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Thursday, July 19, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The class is facilitated by Jill Ellena Winters. Participants will take their jewelry creations home with them. For more information or registration, call 913-906-8990.

KCK school board to meet July 24
The Kansas City, Kansas, Board of Education will meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, at the third floor auditorium, Kansas City, Kansas, Public Schools Central Office and Training Center, 2010 N. 59th St., Kansas City, Kansas.

Free citizenship preparation program offered July 25
A free citizenship preparation program will be offered Wednesdays and Thursdays, July 25 to Sept. 27, at the Main Kansas City, Kansas, Public Library, 625 Minnesota Ave. The program will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The classes, offered by Catholic Charities and the library, will include course work on the English language, American history and civics knowledge that is needed to pass the naturalization interview and exam. Class size is limited to 25. Adults 18 and older may participate if they have had their green card for at least five years. To enroll, call Elena at 913-295-8250, Ext. 1122, or email ebonjour@kckpl.org.

Blood drive scheduled
A Red Cross blood drive is scheduled from 10 a.m. t0 2 p.m. Aug. 3 at the Unified Government, 710 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kansas. For more information, visit www.redcrossblood.org.

Blood drive scheduled Aug. 20
Chiropractic Healing Center, Harding and Associates, 8437 State Ave., plans a Community Blood Center blood drive from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 20 at a donor bus in the parking lot. To schedule a donation, visit www.esavealifenow.org or call 816-753-4040.

Spiritual direction available
The Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., is offering spiritual direction by appointment. One hour, once a month, may be scheduled at the convenience of the director and directee. Those interested in spiritual direction by call the Keeler Women’s Center at 913-906-8990 to talk to one of the sisters about scheduling an appointment. The Keeler Center is a ministry of the Benedictine Sisters.

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/.

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