Community recycling, electronic recycling and shredding event planned Saturday
Electronics recycling will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 10, at the Bonner Springs City Library, 201 N. Nettleton Ave., Bonner Springs, Kansas. Old and broken electronics items may be recycled from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 10, in the library’s back parking lot, with Surplus Exchange on hand. A list of accepted electronics items is available at the library, telephone 913-441-2665. Also a Community Shredding and Recycling Event is on Saturday and continues through Wednesday, March 14, at the Bonner Springs City Library. Bring in old bills, files, statements and envelopes and place them in secure carts during library hours. On Thursday, March 15, ProShred will bring a truck and shred the contents of the carts on site. For more information, see http://bonnerlibrary.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/RECYCLING2018.jpg.
Knitting class planned
A Shepherd’s Center knitting class is planned from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 10, at the West Wyandotte Library, Conference Room C, 1737 N. 82nd, Kansas City, Kansas.
Family story time planned
Family story time is planned from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 10, at the Main Library, craft room, 625 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. This program is for ages 2 to 6. Participants will read stories, dance and sing.
Family Lego Club planned
Family Lego Club is planned from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 10, at the West Wyandotte Library, craft room, 1737 N. 82nd St., Kansas City, Kansas. Those participating will build what they want, with the Legos provided by the library. Participants may work on their own or build a s a team. All ages are welcome.
Spanish singing lessons scheduled
Spanish singing lessons are scheduled from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at the South Branch Library, Conference Room B, 3104 Strong Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Thisprogram is for children.
Bilingual storytime offered
A bilingual storytime will be offered from 2 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at the Main Kansas City, Kansas, Public Library, craft room, 625 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. There will be an hour of stories and songs in English and Spanish for children.
KCK schools to hold public ‘listening tour’ starting Saturday
Members of the Kansas City, Kansas, Board of Education will meet the district’s parents, students and community in a public listening tour starting on Saturday, March 10. The March 10 event will be from 1 to 3 p.m. at the South Branch of the Kansas City, Kansas, Public Library, 3104 Strong Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The board will listen to what is important to parents, students and the community concerning the Kansas City, Kansas, Public School district. The listening tours will be a chance for the board to hear first-hand about important opportunities that could help inform future board priorities, a spokesman said. It also gives parents, students and the community a chance to meet new members of the board. Other listening tour dates include: Monday, March 19: 6 to 8 p.m. at Wyandotte High School, 2501 Minnesota Ave.; Saturday, March 31: 1 to 3 p.m. at Washington High School, 7340 Leavenworth Road; Tuesday, April 3: 10 a.m. to noon at the Central Office and Training Center, 2010 N. 59th St. Those unable to attend in person, can engage with the board by sharing their comments or questions during a YouTube Live event on the school district’s page: www.YouTube.com/KCKPSTV .
‘Wasted! The Story of Food Waste’ film and panel discussion to be March 10
A film and panel discussion on “Wasted! The Story of Food Waste” will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at the Bonner Springs City Library, 201 N. Nettleton Ave., Bonner Springs, Kansas. The new film by Anthony Bourdain may change the way people buy, cook, recycle and eat food. A panel discussion will follow the film. For more information, visit http://bonnerlibrary.org/wasted-film-screening/.
‘Shattering the Glass Ceiling’ program planned Saturday
A panel discussion will be part of a Wyandotte County Young Democrats program on “Shattering the Glass Ceiling” planned from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at the Upper Jewell building at Kansas City Kansas Community College, 7250 State Ave. The program begins with a video forum discussion led by Aliyah Shaw, treasurer of the Young Democrats. Then a panel of female leaders in politics is planned, with invited guests including former Kansas City, Kansas, Mayor Carol Marinovich; State Sen. Pat Pettey, D-6th Dist.; Brooklynne Mosley, deputy executive director and coordinated campaign director for the Kansas Democratic Party; State Sen. Laura Kelly, a Democratic candidate for governor; Christal Watson, president of the Heartland Black Chamber of Commerce and deputy chief of staff for Mayor David Alvey; and Lauren Martin, political and data director for the Kansas Democratic Party. The panel will be moderated by Rashane Hamby. The program is open to the public. Those who would like to be a member of the Wyandotte County Young Democrats must be 15 to 35 years old, live in Wyandotte County, and be registered as a Democrat.
KCK school board to have special meeting Saturday
The Kansas City, Kansas, Board of Education has planned a special meeting at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at the South Branch Library, 3104 Strong Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. At the meeting, the board will review responses to the requests for information and proposals for the superintendent search, and select firms or individuals to be interviewed.
Taco dinner fundraiser planned Saturday
A taco dinner and salami bingo are planned at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at Holy Family parish, Monsignor Mejak Hall, 513 Ohio, Kansas City, Kansas. For a $15 donation, participants will receive a bingo card, a taco dinner including three tacos, rice and dessert, and a cold beverage. The event, for those over 21, is sponsored by the Holy Family Church Altar Society.