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Christ the King Catholic Church, 3024 N. 53rd St., Kansas City, Kansas, is planning an ice cream social after the 4 p.m. Mass on Saturday, Aug. 24. The social will be from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and will include food, cake, ice cream, booths and bingo.

The Keeler Women’s Center reopened July 1 at a new location, 759 Vermont Ave., Suite 100-B, Kansas City, Kansas.
The Gospel Non-Violence Study Group will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 759 Vermont Ave., Suite 100-B, Kansas City, Kansas. The group is facilitated by Peg Burns Kerbawy.
Scripture Study and Reflection will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesdays at the Keeler Women’s Center, 759 Vermont Ave., Suite 100-B, Kansas City, Kansas.
To register for classes, call 913-906-8990. The Keeler Women’s Center is a ministry of the Benedictine Sisters. For more information, visit

Our Lady of Unity parish, 2646 S. 34th St., Kansas City, Kansas, is planning Unity Fest 2019 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7. Barbecue and Mexican-style foods will be available, along with mariachi music and Hispanic dance groups for entertainment. Carnival games and inflatables will be included. A silent auction will take place in the church basement.

The century-old St. John the Baptist Croatian Festival is set for Saturday, Aug. 17, on historic Strawberry Hill. Activities will begin at 5 p.m. on the parish grounds, 708 N. 4th St., Kansas City, Kansas. Admission is free. Traditional Croatian food including sarma (cabbage rolls) and sausage sandwiches, cibanac (Croatian stew) and palacinke (crepes) will be served along with traditional summer fare, hamburgers, hot dogs, soft drinks and beer. The kids’ area will have games and prizes. Other booths will include povitica, apple strudel, surprise packages or salami. The Strawberry Hill Boutique will have T-shirts and aprons designed by Kansas City artist Michael Savage of Sav-Art. There will also be strawberry-themed jewelry and magnets. Hrvatski Obicaj will play Croatian music, and as the festival winds down, there will be a free dance with music by Kolograd on the Strawberry Hill Museum grounds. For more information, visit the Facebook page for OurCroatianParish.

There will be a biscuits and gravy breakfast at Stony Point Christian Church, 149 S. 78th St., Kansas City, Kansas, from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, in the church’s coffee shop. The requested donation is $5. The breakfast is a benefit for the Scout troop.

Members of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1300 N. 18th St., Kansas City, Kansas, will observe the 11th Sunday after Pentecost at 10 a.m. Aug. 18.

St. Peter’s Fall Festival is planned from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Cathedral of St. Peter, 422 N. 14th St., Kansas City, Kansas.

Wyandotte United Methodist Church, 7901 Oakland Ave., Kansas City, Kansas, will meet for worship services on Aug. 18 at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m., with Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. An all-church breakfast is planned from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24.

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