Saturday events

Summer concert to be Aug. 23 at Legends
Dave and Buster’s Summer Concert Series will continue at 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, on the rooftop patio at The Legends Outlets. Allied Saints will perform from 9 p.m. to close Aug. 23. Different bands will play on Saturdays through September.

Tiblow Trot to take place Aug. 23
The 36th annual Tiblow Trot will take place at 7 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at Kelly Murphy Park, Elm and West 2nd, Bonner Springs, Kan. It is a 5-mile run or 2-mile walk. There is an entry fee. For more information, see

Lecture offered Aug. 23 on Celtic folklore
A Celtic folklore lecture will be given from 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 23 at the Alcott Center, 180 S. 18th St., Kansas City, Kan. Jane Nichols, who has taught a class on the topic since 1992 with the Communiversity program at University of Missouri at Kansas City, will give the lecture. She also portrays an Irish business woman with the Society for Creative Anachronism. Topics that are expected to be covered include the four great holidays of the Celts, their major deities, and hero tales of Ireland, Wales and the Continent. Nichols’ knitted fiber art will be on display, including a Viking rune sweater. Finger food typical of the Middle Ages will be available. The Alcott art gallery will be open during the event. Admission to the lecture is $5 for ages 12 and older. The Alcott center is not ADA accessible. For more information, visit or

Throttlefest at Kansas Speedway
Throttlefest is at the Kansas Speedway on Aug. 23 in Kansas City, Kan. Appearing on Aug. 23 are Black Oxygen, Nigel Dupree Band, Tom Keifer, Full Throttle Saloon Rockstars and Jackyl. For more information, see

Church social planned

Christ the King Catholic Church, 3024 N. 53rd St., will hold an ice cream social after the 4 p.m. Mass Saturday, Aug. 23. The social will include bingo, games, a povitica booth, salami booth, carnival games for children, and a disc jockey. Food available for purchase will include Italian and Polish sausages, hot dogs, ice cream and cake.

Church celebrates anniversary

Trinity AME Church will celebrate its 109th anniversary with several events. The anniversary celebration will be led by the Rev. Cecil (Chip) Murray, retired, who was previously a pastor at Trinity AME and later at the First AME Church in Los Angeles. Murray will lead a workshop on “Lead, Follow or Get Out of the Way” from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 23, at the Reardon Convention Center, 500 Minnesota Ave. The workshop has a $15 fee and includes a continental breakfast. Murray will be the guest speaker for the 10:30 a.m. morning service Sunday, Aug. 24, at Trinity AME Church, 2201 N. 5th St. The Rev. Fran T. Cary is senior pastor and chair of Trinity AME’s 109th anniversary. Those interested in attending the workshop may visit to register or call 913-621-2306.


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