Community calendar

In the event of inclement weather, contact the sponsoring organization to see if the event is still being held.

Affirmations group to meet
An Affirmations and Living Free Growth Group for Women will meet from noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The group’s purpose is to help women change the way they think about themselves and their lives. For more information or to register, call 913-906-8990.

Writing group to meet
Quill and Pluma, a bilingual writing and e-publishing collaborative, will meet from 11 a.m. to noon Monday, Jan. 14, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The group is facilitated by Kari O’Rourke. For more information or to register, call 913-906-8990.

UG Committee meetings planned
The Unified Government Neighborhood and Community Development Committee wll meet at 5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, at the fifth floor meeting room, City Hall, 701 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kansas. Immediately afterward will be the Neighborhood and Community Development Committee meeting. Agendas are online at www.wycokck.org.

City Planning Commission to meet Jan. 14
The Kansas City, Kansas, City Planning Commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, at the Commission Chambers, City Hall, 701 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kansas. The agenda is online at http://public.wycokck.org/sites/planning-agendas-minutes-staffreports/Agendas/January%202019%20CPC%20Agenda.pdf.

Program offered on healthy relationships
“Healthy Relationships: Domestic Violence Education and Support” will be offered from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The group is facilitated by Jaime Peterson. For more information or to register, call 913-906-8990.

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 Ana Maria Sauer, Los Martes, 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, 11:30-1 p.m. Nutricion presented by Teresa Moreno, 17 de Enero, 10-11:30 a.m., Este programa le enseñara como cocinar comida deliciosa y nutritiva 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. For more information and registration, call 913-906-8990.

Parenting support group to meet
A parenting support group will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The education and support group is presented by Marqueia Watson, MSW. For more information or to register, call 913-906-8990.

Knitting and crocheting group to meet
A knitting and crocheting group will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Those attending may learn a new skill or work on a current project. For more information or to register, call 913-906-8990.

Storm water open house planned Tuesday
An open house on the storm water user fee is scheduled from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, at the West Wyandotte Library, 1737 N. 82nd St., Kansas City, Kansas. The open house is an opportunity for residents to drop in between 4:30 and 7 p.m. and talk with city staff about the current storm water system’s needs, give their opinions and ask questions. For more information, visit http://wyandottedaily.com/storm-water-open-house-planned-tuesday/.

BPU to meet Jan. 16
The Board of Public Utilities will meet Wednesday, Jan. 16, at the board offices at 540 Minnesota Ave. A special session will be held at 5:30 p.m. that will include a closed, executive session on personnel and security. After convening in the board room, the board will recess to the first floor conference room, then reconvening in the board room. The regular session of the BPU will be held at 6 p.m. Jan. 16 at 540 Minnesota Ave. On the agenda for the regular session are a visitors’ time, election of officers, update on the Wyandotte Economic Development Council, economic development presentation, board comments, general manager comments and a closed executive session.

Caregivers support group to meet Tuesday
A caregivers support group for men and women will meet from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of the month at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The group is facilitated by Jackie Tigges, LSCSW. For more information or to register, call 913-906-8990.

Women’s chamber reschedules happy hour event to Jan. 31

The happy hour event originally scheduled for Jan. 16 has been rescheduled because of the weather.The Kansas City, Kansas, Women’s Chamber of Commerce networking event event has been rescheduled for 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, at Tapatio Mexican Grill, 151 S. 18th St., Kansas City, Kansas. The networking event will have a cash bar, with no admission charge.
Registration is required to http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=hykkgckab&oeidk=a07efyyucn988426abc

Free hair cuts offered
Free hair cuts will be offered from 1 to 3 p.m. Jan. 16, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Appointment times are available. Sylvia Do will provide the hair cuts. Those interested must call 913-906-8990 to schedule an appointment.

UG schedules commission retreat follow-up on Thursday

The Unified Government Commission has scheduled a retreat follow-up at 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, in the fifth-floor conference room, City Hall, 701 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kansas. After the retreat will be a meeting of the Municipal Judge Nominating Committee in the fifth-floor conference room. Municipal Court judge nominations will be discussed.

Eagle Days to be Jan. 20

Update: Because of snow in the forecast for Saturday, Jan. 19, Eagle Days will be held on Sunday only, Jan. 20. The programs will be scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, at the Mr. and Mrs. F.L. Schlagle Library and at the James P. Davis Hall at Wyandotte County Lake Park, 91st and Leavenworth Road.
The 18th annual Eagle Days programs will be held at the Mr. and Mrs. F.L. Schlagle Library and the James P. Davis Hall at the lake park, 91st and Leavenworth Road. Live bird exhibits are being provided by Operation Wildlife. The programs are free and open to the public. For more details, visit www.kckpl.org or call 913-295-8250.

MLK celebration to be Jan. 21
The Kansas City, Kansas, MLK celebration will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 21, at the Jack Reardon Convention Center, 5th and Minnesota Avenue, Kansas City, Kansas. The guest speaker will be Professor Robert Smith Jr. of Samford University, Beeson Divinity School, Birmingham, Alabama. The theme of the event is “Empowering People to Live in Harmony, Love, Unity and Commitment.”

Program on vegetables offered
A program, “Include More Vegetables in Your Diet,” will be offered from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The program is facilitated by Pat Callaghan. For more information or to register, call 913-906-8990.

‘Pretty Nails’ program offered
Appointments for a “Pretty Nails” program will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Jan. 24, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Those interested must call 913-906-8990 to schedule an appointment.

‘Every Cent Counts’ to be topic of program Jan. 24
“Every Cent Counts,” a program on personal finances, will be offered from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. For more information or to register, call 913-906-8990.

Blood drive planned Jan. 25
Prairie View at Village West will hold a Red Cross blood drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, at 11200 Delaware Parkway, Kansas City, Kansas. Walk-ins are welcome or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) for more information.

Community Blood Center blood drive planned Jan. 24-25
A Community Blood Center blood drive is planned from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Jan. 24 and 25 at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Hixson Atrium, 3901 Rainbow Blvd., Kansas City, Kansas. To schedule a donation or for more information, visit www.esavealifenow.org or call 816-753-4040.

Open house planned on Hutton Road improvements
An open house is planned from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28, on Hutton Road improvements. The open house will be at 3430 Hutton Road, Kansas City, Kansas. Hutton Road is being reconstructed between Cleveland Avenue and Leavenworth Road, with new pavement, curbs, gutters, storm sewers, sidewalks and street lights. Residents may attend to learn more about the project.

Counseling offered
Keeler Women’s Center, offers individual and couples counseling and individual spiritual direction to women and men —available in English and Spanish. Nothing is billed. Donations are accepted. Call 913-906-8990 for information.

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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