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May 2021

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Sat, May 1st - 10:00am
Spring Chick Event
Spring Chick Event

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Description: May 1 - 10am-6pm May 2 - 11am-4pm Join us for the Spring Chick Event at Town Center Plaza with over 150 local vendors featuring handmade, artisan & boutique products. Shop for amazing Mother's Day & Graduation gifts, spring decor & fashion & unique handmade goods. Food trucks, family & pet friendly. SHOP SMALL THIS SPRING and support local KC vendors Submitted by: Aimee Jacobson Just For Her Expo

Sat, May 1st - 10:00am

 
 
Sun, May 2nd - 8:00am
Supporting Schools & Staff of Douglas County
Supporting Schools & Staff of Douglas County

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Description: We invite members of the communities of Baldwin, Eudora, Lawrence, Lecompton and Perry to participate in a ribbon campaign during National Teacher Appreciation Week May 2-8. Supporting Schools & Staff of Douglas County is a county-wide campaign to encourage all staff of our schools, and acknowledge the hard work of the last year during the pandemic by displays of ribbons. Anyone can participate by tying ribbons at their home or on their car; displaying a printed ribbon loop in the window of their residence, vehicle or business; wearing a lapel ribbon--all as a visual support of all those who are involved in the education of our kids. More information can be found on the Facebook event and group pages for Supporting Schools & Staff of Douglas County. Submitted by: Lori R Lange grateful citizens

Sun, May 2nd - 8:00am

 
 
Sun, May 2nd - 1:00pm
Concert on the Lawn
Concert on the Lawn

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Description: Presented by the Basehor Community Library, join the four Music Performance Teams of the 312th Army Band for an afternoon of music. The Churchill Winds (woodwind quintet), Loaded Brass (brass quintet), Drive On (popular music group), and Iowa Street (popular music group) will be performing from 1-3 PM at two locations at the Basehor Community Library. Bring a chair or blanket and some snacks and enjoy this free performance. Submitted by: SFC Doug Ramsey 312th Army Band

Sun, May 2nd - 1:00pm

 
 
Sun, May 2nd - 2:00pm
Timeless Classics
Timeless Classics

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Description: Join us on May 2, 2021 at 2 PM for our next virtual benefit pops concert entitled “Timeless Classics”, featuring a free livestream with internationally recognized pianist Lance Wiseman performing the second and third movements of Rachmaninov’s Concerto #3 (arranged for piano solo). Distinguished guest artists will also be featured on varying instruments. Russian folk music will also be featured. The concert will be followed by a question and answer session with the artists. To view on livestream (YouTube) link, visit wisemanpiano.com. To benefit covid healthcare professionals. Information at wisemanpiano.com Submitted by: Lance Wiseman Arts International

Sun, May 2nd - 2:00pm

 
 
Sun, May 2nd - 2:00pm
Timeless Classics
Timeless Classics

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Description: Join us on May 2, 2021 at 2 PM for our next virtual benefit pops concert entitled “Timeless Classics”, featuring a free livestream with internationally recognized pianist Lance Wiseman performing the second and third movements of Rachmaninov’s Concerto #3 (arranged for piano solo). Distinguished guest artists will also be featured on varying instruments. Russian folk music will also be featured. The concert will be followed by a question and answer session with the artists. To view on livestream (YouTube) link, visit wisemanpiano.com. To benefit covid healthcare professionals. Information at wisemanpiano.com Submitted by: Lance Wiseman Arts International

Sun, May 2nd - 2:00pm

 
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Fri, May 7th - 9:00am
2021 Heartland Family History Conference
2021 Heartland Family History Conference

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Description: Finding New Connections - Two days of live online presentations with a virtual Exhibit Hall. Featured speaker, Billie Stone Fogarty, will be presenting four lectures. Additional presentations will cover a diverse array of topics. Networking and socializing opportunities are being added. For more information and registration please visit: https://heartlandfhc.org Submitted by: Nancy Appelhanz Topeka Genealogical Society

Fri, May 7th - 9:00am

 
 
Sat, May 8th - 10:00am
Good Neighbor Walk 2021
Good Neighbor Walk 2021

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Description: The first ever Good Neighbor Walk will be held in downtown Independence on Saturday, May 8 from 10am-2pm. All proceeds from this event will benefit Harvesters-The Community Food Network in Kansas City. The Good Neighbor Walk will be a great opportunity to get outside with friends and family while exploring the heart of downtown Independence. The event is presented by your Independence State Farm agents Lesley Siegfried, Alicia Allen, Phil Burress, Scott Davidson, Chad Mitchell, Kim Noble, Houston Richards, Blake Roberson, Stacey Schell-Newland and Philip Snodgrass, and supported by the Independence Square and the Independence Chamber of Commerce. The Good Neighbor Walk will follow the exact trail President Truman walked nearly every day, and there will be fun social media activities along the way to participate in! All proceeds raised will allow Harvesters of Kansas City to host a food distribution site in Independence. Packet pickup will be on the day of the event at Liberty Lounge on Independence Square, located at 223 North Main Street. Participants may come at any time between 10am and 2pm to participate in the Walk. For more information and event registration, go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-good-neighbor-walk-2021-tickets-1476617.... A $15 registration fee includes event t-shirt, State Farm drawstring bag, and Independence goodies! Submitted by: Katia Milazzo State Farm

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Tue, May 11th - 7:00pm
Moneytalk Academy Couples
Moneytalk Academy Couples

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Description: Moneytalk Academies are a 6-week series of financial literacy sessions centered around a specific focus or topic. Money fights and money problems are a large part of the reason for divorce in many cases. The “Couples Academy” focuses on teaching the couple how to use the financial tools as communication tools, how to use money management to prevent fights, as well as get and stay on the same page, and grow as a couple. We only spend a small amount of time learning how to create the tools (such as a budget), the focus is on the next step: learning how to use the tools. The 6 week program series includes: aligning your vision and goals, credit reports and combining debts, budgeting as a communication tool, creating a budget you can both stick to, managing your bank accounts, and recap, wrap-up, and graduation. This series begins Tues, May 11th and runs through June 15th. Registration is for the entire series. Submitted by: Teresa McGarry Moneytalk Financial Foundations

Tue, May 11th - 7:00pm

 
 
Wed, May 12th - 7:00pm
Sean McNown - 7:07 Live Music from Second's Front Porch
Sean McNown - 7:07 Live Music from Second's Front Porch

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Description: Join us for an outdoor concert with Sean McNown, on the front porch at Second Presbyterian Church, as we kick off our series of 7:07 summer shows. Sean, one of Kansas City's premier acoustic solo guitarists and vocalists, is well known in KC for performing popular songs from the 1960s to today. He regularly performs at KC restaurants and venues such as Cafe Trio, The Blue Moose, Barley's Brewhaus, and Dark Horse Distillery. Learn more about Sean and his music by visiting his website, seanmcnown.com. Second's 7:07 front porch concerts are presented free to the community. A tip jar is provided at the shows, and attendees are invited to contribute to help show appreciation for our musicians. Attendees are also encouraged to bring your own drinks and lawn chairs. Second Presbyterian Church is located at 55th St. & Brookside Blvd. in Kansas City, Missouri. Learn more about Second by visiting secondpres.org. Submitted by: Alex Treaster Second Presbyterian Church

Wed, May 12th - 7:00pm

 
 
 
 
Sat, May 15th - 9:00am
Webinar on Otolaryngology
Webinar on Otolaryngology

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Description: Meetings International is dedicated to bringing together a significant number of global leaders and scholars, academics, and industry researchers for presentation within the Webinar on the Otolaryngology program which is going to be held on May 15, 2021. Submitted by: Lucie Andrea Meetings International Pte Ltd

Sat, May 15th - 9:00am

 
 
Sun, May 16th - 8:00am
Dog and Human 6 legged Relay Fun Run
Dog and Human 6 legged Relay Fun Run

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Description: Join us for the most EPIC relay race all while making a difference in someone else's life AND honor Veterans from all over. May is National Military Appreciation Month and what an incredible month to raise money for a Veteran that selflessly sacrificed so much for us. What a perfect way to pay it forward! Moxie is my service dog and we are on a mission! I feel so thankful to have Moxie and want to pay it forward by raising funds to fully fund, fully trained service dogs for individuals in need through a qualifying service dog organization. How: Form a team of 4 (and at least one dog. No MORE than two dogs per team) and run a fun relay race to help! If you can not fill your team, please message me. Distance: First 3 legs are .75 miles. Last leg is .92 miles! Cost: $120/ team....$30/person REGISTER BY May 1st TO RECEIVE A RACE T-SHIRT Following the run, there will be awards, music, games, activities, and more with all proceeds going towards the goal of gifting a fully trained service dog to a deserving individual. Submitted by: Katie Harris Moxie's Mission

Sun, May 16th - 8:00am

 
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Wed, May 19th - 7:00pm
Jessica Paige - 7:07 Front Porch Concert at Second Presbyterian Church
Jessica Paige - 7:07 Front Porch Concert at Second Presbyterian Church

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Description: All are invited to join us on Wednesday, May 19, as we welcome musical guest Jessica Paige for a 7:07 front porch concert. "Jessica is a master storyteller, translating personal experience into music that is sophisticated, diverse in its influences, and instantly relatable. Her commanding voice has been described as equal parts Norah Jones and Janis Joplin, an uncommon union of sultry warmth and raw power" (jesspaige.com). Second's 7:07 front porch concerts are presented free to the community (tips are encouraged to help show appreciation for our musicians!). Attendees are encouraged to bring your own drinks and lawn chairs. We look forward to seeing you at 7:07! Submitted by: Alex Treaster Second Presbyterian Church

Wed, May 19th - 7:00pm

 
 
 
Fri, May 21st - 6:00pm
FREE History: The Anatomy of Anti-Asian Violence and Racism
FREE History: The Anatomy of Anti-Asian Violence and Racism

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Description: For Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Dr. Kelly H. Chong, Professor of Sociology at the University of Kansas, will help us understand the roots of anti-Asian violence in America. Part of our groundbreaking series FREE History, a partnership between several Kansas humanities organizations. Join us for this live online event and ask Dr. Chong questions! Register here: us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/8016171252316/WN_z_qJqZGFSuahAt2jgMWx_w Submitted by: Will Hickox Watkins Museum of History

Fri, May 21st - 6:00pm

 
 
 
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Virtual 5K Home Run
Virtual 5K Home Run

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Description: Are you a road warrior or just happy to get the steps in from the couch to your fridge? Either way, this is the event for you! Get the whole family involved, from tiny tots to four-legged furballs. Hop on that treadmill that’s collecting dust. Or dress up in fun costumes. Make the experience what you want it to be – just keep up your physical distancing! You have from May 25-May 31 (11:59 p.m. CT) to complete 3.1 miles. Choose your favorite route to walk or jog, whether it's indoors or out. Instead of awarding medals to the fastest participants, we're celebrating a whole host of achievements! Check our Facebook page for a list of awards categories. Participants also receive a race T-shirt. Register at https://www.active.com/running/distance-running-races/virtual-5k-home-ru.... Individuals register for $25, while teams of 4 or more pay $20 per person. To sign up for a team discount code, contact Kristin at kristin@lawrencefamilypromise.org. Registration is open until May 30. All proceeds benefit Family Promise of Lawrence, a nonprofit working with families experiencing homelessness to get back into sustainable housing. FPL has remained open throughout the COVID pandemic. In 2020, FPL served 395 unique, non-duplicated families -- 1,327 people, of which 804 were children. (That's almost a 400% increase from 2019.) Submitted by: Kristin Montgomery Family Promise of Lawrence

Tue, May 25th (All day)

 
 
Virtual 5K Home Run
Virtual 5K Home Run

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Description: Are you a road warrior or just happy to get the steps in from the couch to your fridge? Either way, this is the event for you! Get the whole family involved, from tiny tots to four-legged furballs. Hop on that treadmill that’s collecting dust. Or dress up in fun costumes. Make the experience what you want it to be – just keep up your physical distancing! You have from May 25-May 31 (11:59 p.m. CT) to complete 3.1 miles. Choose your favorite route to walk or jog, whether it's indoors or out. Instead of awarding medals to the fastest participants, we're celebrating a whole host of achievements! Check our Facebook page for a list of awards categories. Participants also receive a race T-shirt. Register at https://www.active.com/running/distance-running-races/virtual-5k-home-ru.... Individuals register for $25, while teams of 4 or more pay $20 per person. To sign up for a team discount code, contact Kristin at kristin@lawrencefamilypromise.org. Registration is open until May 30. All proceeds benefit Family Promise of Lawrence, a nonprofit working with families experiencing homelessness to get back into sustainable housing. FPL has remained open throughout the COVID pandemic. In 2020, FPL served 395 unique, non-duplicated families -- 1,327 people, of which 804 were children. (That's almost a 400% increase from 2019.) Submitted by: Kristin Montgomery Family Promise of Lawrence

Wed, May 26th (All day)

 
 
Virtual 5K Home Run
Virtual 5K Home Run

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Description: Are you a road warrior or just happy to get the steps in from the couch to your fridge? Either way, this is the event for you! Get the whole family involved, from tiny tots to four-legged furballs. Hop on that treadmill that’s collecting dust. Or dress up in fun costumes. Make the experience what you want it to be – just keep up your physical distancing! You have from May 25-May 31 (11:59 p.m. CT) to complete 3.1 miles. Choose your favorite route to walk or jog, whether it's indoors or out. Instead of awarding medals to the fastest participants, we're celebrating a whole host of achievements! Check our Facebook page for a list of awards categories. Participants also receive a race T-shirt. Register at https://www.active.com/running/distance-running-races/virtual-5k-home-ru.... Individuals register for $25, while teams of 4 or more pay $20 per person. To sign up for a team discount code, contact Kristin at kristin@lawrencefamilypromise.org. Registration is open until May 30. All proceeds benefit Family Promise of Lawrence, a nonprofit working with families experiencing homelessness to get back into sustainable housing. FPL has remained open throughout the COVID pandemic. In 2020, FPL served 395 unique, non-duplicated families -- 1,327 people, of which 804 were children. (That's almost a 400% increase from 2019.) Submitted by: Kristin Montgomery Family Promise of Lawrence

Thu, May 27th (All day)

 
 
Virtual 5K Home Run
Virtual 5K Home Run

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Description: Are you a road warrior or just happy to get the steps in from the couch to your fridge? Either way, this is the event for you! Get the whole family involved, from tiny tots to four-legged furballs. Hop on that treadmill that’s collecting dust. Or dress up in fun costumes. Make the experience what you want it to be – just keep up your physical distancing! You have from May 25-May 31 (11:59 p.m. CT) to complete 3.1 miles. Choose your favorite route to walk or jog, whether it's indoors or out. Instead of awarding medals to the fastest participants, we're celebrating a whole host of achievements! Check our Facebook page for a list of awards categories. Participants also receive a race T-shirt. Register at https://www.active.com/running/distance-running-races/virtual-5k-home-ru.... Individuals register for $25, while teams of 4 or more pay $20 per person. To sign up for a team discount code, contact Kristin at kristin@lawrencefamilypromise.org. Registration is open until May 30. All proceeds benefit Family Promise of Lawrence, a nonprofit working with families experiencing homelessness to get back into sustainable housing. FPL has remained open throughout the COVID pandemic. In 2020, FPL served 395 unique, non-duplicated families -- 1,327 people, of which 804 were children. (That's almost a 400% increase from 2019.) Submitted by: Kristin Montgomery Family Promise of Lawrence

Fri, May 28th (All day)

 
 
Virtual 5K Home Run
Virtual 5K Home Run

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Description: Are you a road warrior or just happy to get the steps in from the couch to your fridge? Either way, this is the event for you! Get the whole family involved, from tiny tots to four-legged furballs. Hop on that treadmill that’s collecting dust. Or dress up in fun costumes. Make the experience what you want it to be – just keep up your physical distancing! You have from May 25-May 31 (11:59 p.m. CT) to complete 3.1 miles. Choose your favorite route to walk or jog, whether it's indoors or out. Instead of awarding medals to the fastest participants, we're celebrating a whole host of achievements! Check our Facebook page for a list of awards categories. Participants also receive a race T-shirt. Register at https://www.active.com/running/distance-running-races/virtual-5k-home-ru.... Individuals register for $25, while teams of 4 or more pay $20 per person. To sign up for a team discount code, contact Kristin at kristin@lawrencefamilypromise.org. Registration is open until May 30. All proceeds benefit Family Promise of Lawrence, a nonprofit working with families experiencing homelessness to get back into sustainable housing. FPL has remained open throughout the COVID pandemic. In 2020, FPL served 395 unique, non-duplicated families -- 1,327 people, of which 804 were children. (That's almost a 400% increase from 2019.) Submitted by: Kristin Montgomery Family Promise of Lawrence

Sat, May 29th (All day)

 
 
Virtual 5K Home Run
Virtual 5K Home Run

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Description: Are you a road warrior or just happy to get the steps in from the couch to your fridge? Either way, this is the event for you! Get the whole family involved, from tiny tots to four-legged furballs. Hop on that treadmill that’s collecting dust. Or dress up in fun costumes. Make the experience what you want it to be – just keep up your physical distancing! You have from May 25-May 31 (11:59 p.m. CT) to complete 3.1 miles. Choose your favorite route to walk or jog, whether it's indoors or out. Instead of awarding medals to the fastest participants, we're celebrating a whole host of achievements! Check our Facebook page for a list of awards categories. Participants also receive a race T-shirt. Register at https://www.active.com/running/distance-running-races/virtual-5k-home-ru.... Individuals register for $25, while teams of 4 or more pay $20 per person. To sign up for a team discount code, contact Kristin at kristin@lawrencefamilypromise.org. Registration is open until May 30. All proceeds benefit Family Promise of Lawrence, a nonprofit working with families experiencing homelessness to get back into sustainable housing. FPL has remained open throughout the COVID pandemic. In 2020, FPL served 395 unique, non-duplicated families -- 1,327 people, of which 804 were children. (That's almost a 400% increase from 2019.) Submitted by: Kristin Montgomery Family Promise of Lawrence

Sun, May 30th (All day)

 
 
 
 
Thu, May 27th - 7:00pm
The Power of Gratitude Journaling
The Power of Gratitude Journaling

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Description: In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month in May, Rediscovering You will be hosting a session on Gratitude Journaling in partnership with Crystal Webster of Sharing Solace. Submitted by: Denise Bradshaw Rediscovering You

Thu, May 27th - 7:00pm

 
 
 
 
Sun, May 30th - 2:00pm
Chautauqua Hills Blues Festival
Chautauqua Hills Blues Festival

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Description: Sunday May 30th a mile north of Sedan KS featured acts include the contemporary artist and BB King entertainer of the year, JP Soars and John Nemeth. Other featured acts include Dustin Pittsley and the six piece horn band Grand Marquis. Located on 100+ acres with free camping with coolers and grills allowed. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the best entertainment in the country! see www.cqbluesfest.com or find us on Facebook for more info Submitted by: Gregory L Wilkinson Chautauqua Hills Festivals

Sun, May 30th - 2:00pm

 
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Virtual 5K Home Run
Virtual 5K Home Run

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Description: Are you a road warrior or just happy to get the steps in from the couch to your fridge? Either way, this is the event for you! Get the whole family involved, from tiny tots to four-legged furballs. Hop on that treadmill that’s collecting dust. Or dress up in fun costumes. Make the experience what you want it to be – just keep up your physical distancing! You have from May 25-May 31 (11:59 p.m. CT) to complete 3.1 miles. Choose your favorite route to walk or jog, whether it's indoors or out. Instead of awarding medals to the fastest participants, we're celebrating a whole host of achievements! Check our Facebook page for a list of awards categories. Participants also receive a race T-shirt. Register at https://www.active.com/running/distance-running-races/virtual-5k-home-ru.... Individuals register for $25, while teams of 4 or more pay $20 per person. To sign up for a team discount code, contact Kristin at kristin@lawrencefamilypromise.org. Registration is open until May 30. All proceeds benefit Family Promise of Lawrence, a nonprofit working with families experiencing homelessness to get back into sustainable housing. FPL has remained open throughout the COVID pandemic. In 2020, FPL served 395 unique, non-duplicated families -- 1,327 people, of which 804 were children. (That's almost a 400% increase from 2019.) Submitted by: Kristin Montgomery Family Promise of Lawrence

Mon, May 31st (All day)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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