Conductor and music director Russ Berlin and the Lee’s Summit Symphony rise to acknowledge hearty applause from the audience attending the symphony’s 10 Years Celebration June 15 at Kauffman Center for Performing Arts in Kansas City.
This article is the first of three looking at diversity in Lee’s Summit in anticipation of the commissions report.
Volunteers and participants in the annual Night Flight 5K Run/Walk gather June 14 in front of Harris Park Community Center shortly before the start of the event.
Members of rock cover band Downward Spiral perform June 14 at Howard Station Park as part of the Music in the Park summer concert series. Music in the Park is offered every Friday evening from 6:30 to 10 p.m. May 24 -Aug. 30 at the park near the Amtrak Train Depot in downtown Lee’s Summit.
The investigation continues in the drowning death of a Kansas City man at Longview Lake.
The holding pattern continues for the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District and four other Kansas City-area suburban districts after the Missouri Supreme Court issued June 11 a ruling on an appeal concerning whether a state statute is constitutional in a case involving the Clayton and St. Louis Public School Districts.
The Lakewood community will put up gates at boat ramps this July to control access as one measure to prevent zebra mussels from invading their private lake.
Annique Mullins, Gale Mullins and Judy Robinson gather in front of All A’Bloom for Ladies’ Night in downtown Lee’s Summit June 13. The flower design shop was offering bracelets or headbands adorned with flowers for ladies to wear for the evening out.
The Aluminum Overcast, a fully restored B-17, even the bombsight, arrived June 13 at Lee’s Summit Municipal Airport. The aircraft belongs to the Experimental Aircraft Association. Tours are available June 14-16. For more information: www.eaachapter91.org.
Although the numbers aren’t final, organizers of the annual Downtown Days street festival believe this year’s event was a record-breaking one in terms of money raised and attendance.
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