Community calendar

Program offered on healthy relationships
“Healthy Relationships: Domestic Violence Education and Support” will be offered from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 11, 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. 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.

Senior health program offered
A senior health program will be offered from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The program will be led by Dr. Alex Kiew and will discuss how to have a healthy lifestyle that can help with the aging process. For more information or to register, call 913-906-8990.

Leavenworth Road Association to meet June 11
The Leavenworth Road Association will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, in the Eisenhower Recreation Center, 2901 N. 72nd St., Kansas City, Kansas. The menu will be sloppy Joes, and those attending may bring a side dish to share with a picnic theme. Guest speakers will be small business owners who have located in the area recently. They include the Ice Kiosk at Sunset Plaza; the Tan Hut, 7531 Leavenworth Road; and Animal Crackers, 8101 Leavenworth Road, which is celebrating three years in business. For more information, call 913-788-3988 or visit www.lrakck.org.

Grinter Jamboree to be June 11

The Grinter Jamboree will be from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, at the Grinter barn, 1400 S. 78th, Kansas City, Kansas. It will be Taco Night with tacos available for $1 each. The MP3 Band will perform. Admission is $6.

Book club to meet
A book club will meet from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The book to be discussed is “La Rose” by Louis Erdich. For more information or to register, call 913-906-8990.

Parenting support group to meet
A parenting support group will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, 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, June 11, 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.

Women’s Chamber to hold networking event June 12
The Kansas City, Kansas, Women’s Chamber of Commerce will hold a networking coffee event from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 12, in the Mary Ann Flunder Lodge by the Lake at Kansas City Kansas Community College, 7250 State Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Those attending will meet Dr. Beth Ann Krueger, new vice president of academic affairs at the college, and may network with colleagues. The event cost is $6, which includes a continental breakfast.

Women’s self-defense program offered June 12
A women’s self-defense program will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 12, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The program is facilitated by Sidney Thompson. Kansas City Shizoku Karate-Do will teach ways to defend oneself and others. For more information or to register, call 913-906-8990.

Create greeting cards in program June 12
“Beautiful Cards” with Carole Thrasher will be presented from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 12, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Those attending will create their own greeting cards. Supplies will be provided. For more information or to register, call 913-906-8990.

Haircuts to be given June 12
Haircuts will be given from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Sylvia Do will give the haircuts. Those interested must call to schedule an appointment at 913-906-8990.

Eyeshadow application to be topic of program
Learn eyeshadow application techniques and discover different tones that can be used at a “Color Explosion” program from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The program is led by Sally Anderson. 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, June 13, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Those interested must call 913-906-8990 to schedule an appointment.

Fairfax Industrial Association to meet June 13
The Fairfax Industrial Association will meet at 11:15 a.m. Thursday, June 13, at Central Solutions, 401 Funston Road, Kansas City, Kansas. The guest speaker will be Monsignor Stuart Swetland, president of Donnelly College, who will discuss Donnelly College and its unique role in higher education in Wyandotte County and the metropolitan area. Central Solutions is the host of the event, with EJ’s Urban Eatery sponsoring the lunch. The cost of the luncheon is $25. Reservations are due by 3 p.m. June 10 to https://fiakck.org/product/june-2019-luncheon-fee/.

Kansas Guidebook authors to appear at program June 13

Co-authors of “The Kansas Guidebook 2 for Explorers” will appear at a program at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 13, at the Alden-Harrington Family Event Center, 218 Oak St., Bonner Springs. Marci Penner and WenDee Rowe of the Kansas Sampler Foundation, authors, will talk about exploring Kansas. The event is sponsored by the Bonner Springs Historic Preservation Society and the Bonner Springs Library.

UG Commission meeting to be June 13
A Unified Government Commission meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 13, in the Commission Chambers, lobby level, City Hall, 701 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kansas. A special session on stormwater rates and the federal legislative program is scheduled at 5 p.m. in the fifth floor conference room at City Hall. An agenda is posted at www.wycokck.org.

Democratic breakfast to be Saturday, June 15

Guest speakers for the Wyandotte County Third Saturday Democratic Breakfast on June 15 will be State Rep. Kathy Wolfe Moore, D-36th Dist., and State Rep. Tom Burroughs, D-33rd Dist. Burroughs also is the Unified Government 2nd District at large commissioner. The breakfast will be at Las Islas Marias, 7516 State Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The breakfast buffet will open at 8:15 a.m., and the program will start at 9 a.m. The breakfast is open to all Democrats. The cost of the buffet will be $10, with students and those on limited incomes, $6. Those who attend the program do not have to purchase a breakfast. Anyone planning on purchasing breakfast is asked to make reservations to scottmackey08@yahoo.com by Friday, June 14, although reservations are not required.

Blood drive planned June 15
A Red Cross blood drive is planned from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 15, at the Joe E. Amayo Community Center gymnasium, 2810 Metropolitan Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. To schedule an appointment, visit redcrossblood.org.

Blood drive planned June 19-20
A Community Blood Center blood drive is planned from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. June 19 and 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 20 at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Health Education Building, 3901 Rainbow Blvd., Kansas City, Kansas. To schedule an appointment, visit https://www.savealifenow.org/.

Kids fishing derby to be June 22

A kids free fishing derby will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 22, at Big 11 Lake, 1060 State Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Judging will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. The derby is for ages 12 and younger. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third in age categories. Fishing poles will be given to the first children who arrive, while supplies last. There will be hot dogs, chips and a drink for children. The event is sponsored by the Unified Government Parks and Recreation Department.

‘One Book, Many Neighbors’ program scheduled June 25

Adult readers will visit neighboring libraries through the months of June and July to discuss short stories from the collection, “One World: A Global Anthology of Short Stories,” and will participate in programs related to those stories, collect stamps on a passport and win prizes at a wrap-up party at Cider Hill Family Orchard. The program began in Atchison and travels to Leavenworth, Lansing, Bonner Springs, Basehor, Linwood and Tonganoxie. The Bonner Springs program will be at 5:30 p.m. June 25 at 201 N. Nettleton, Bonner Springs. Copies of the book are available at the libraries. For more information, visit https://www.bonnerlibrary.org/event/one-book-many-neighbors/?instance_id=19932 .

UG budget presentation planned
The Unified Government’s proposed 2020 budget will be presented by County Administrator Doug Bach at a 5 p.m. meeting Thursday, June 27, at the Commission Chambers, lobby level, City Hall, 701 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kansas.

Blood drive planned July 10
A Community Blood Center blood drive is planned from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, Kansas City Kansas Community College, 7250 State Ave., Room 2325, Jewell Center.

Blood drive planned July 10 in Bonner Springs
A blood drive is planned from 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, at the Bonner Springs YMCA, 2251 S. 138th St., Classroom A., Bonner Springs, Kansas.

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.wycokck.org/wycomuseum.aspx or 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, Kansas, 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, Kansas. For more information about the museum, call 816-820-3615 or visit https://www.facebook.com/ccoqmuseum/.


KCK parks and recreation programs
To see a brochure listening Kansas City, Kansas, Parks and Recreation programs, visit
https://www.wycokck.org/WycoKCK/media/Parks-Recreation/Documents/WYCOGuide_FINAL_Small.pdf?fbclid=IwAR1SYe9fdtg8G8vXPY3JuRnrBUHZXs6amoG2lWgpl_8n-J4DwIbQ3JWlkLE .

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