Lee’s Summit Sunrise Rotary Club
7:15 a.m., Emaline Ballroom – Every Friday morning you are cordially invited to attend the Lee’s Summit Sunrise Rotary at the Emaline Ballroom, 616 SW Third St. You will have the opportunity to meet our many business members, have breakfast provided by local restaurateurs and hear an interesting program. The meeting is finished by 8:30 a.m. For more information, call 816-222-0771.
Downtown Bunny Hop
10 a.m.- noon, Bring your basket, decorate an Easter bonnet or hat and hop around Downtown Lee’s Summit. The Downtown Bunny Hop is a free family activity that includes a walking parade with the Easter Bunny and free candy from participating downtown businesses.
Kids and parents should meet at 9:45 a.m. at City Hall Plaza, 220 S.E. Green St. At 10 a.m., the Easter Bunny, along with the historic fire pumper, will lead a parade up Third Street to Howard Station Park on S.E. Main St. Lee’s Summit Community Christian School will provide music for the parade.
After the parade families can participate in a variety of activities, including:
• Pictures with the Easter Bunny in Howard Station Park (be sure to bring your camera)
• "Bunny Hop" dance lessons from Heart of America Dance Centre
• Best Decorated Easter Bonnet/Hat Contest (all ages are welcome; prizes will be awarded)
• Historic fire pumper display and free plastic fire helmets from the Lee’s Summit Fire Fighters Association #2195
• Up-close look at baby chicks and bunnies
• Free candy at participating Downtown businesses until noon (while supplies last)
Ollie’s Egg Hunt
10:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m., Paradise Park. – All Paradise Park guests can hunt for eggs with Ollie the Otter in the Outdoor Adventure Play Garden. The egg hunts take place at 10:30 a.m.& 1:30 p.m.and the day will be filled with games and prizes. Egg Hunts will be divided into 0-3, 4-5 and 6-9 year olds. Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the egg hunt.
Sermon on the Mount with Lou Sterrett
5:30 p.m., Ransom Heart Ranch, 402 E. Casey Road, Lone Jack – For details call Terry Putthoff 816-697-2002.
Sermon on the Mount with Lou Sterrett
9 a.m., kick off to Open Range’s Sunday morning services, Ransom Heart Ranch, 402 E. Casey Road, Lone Jack – For details call Terry Putthoff 816-697-2002.
"The Bible 30-Day Church Experience"
7-9 p.m., Woods Chapel Church, 4725 NE Lakewood Way – Based on the epic TV miniseries, The Bible, those in attendance will experience the power and drama of some of the world’s most well known stories in a fresh, new way. A miniseries watch party will take place Sunday evenings at the church for those interested in viewing the miniseries on a giant screen. As part of "The Bible 30-Day Church Experience", the church will also include stunning video clips from the TV miniseries produced by Emmy Award winning husband and wife team of Mark Burnett (The Voice, Survivor) and Roma Downey (Touched By an Angel) into weekly worship at 8, 9:05, 10:10 and 11:15 a.m.
Easter Sunday Service
10:30a.m., Church on the Rock Outreach Center, 1700 SW Market St - Resurrection Sunday will celebrate the resurrection of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Call 816.246.7625 or visit www.cotroc.org for more information.
Noon, First Presbyterian Church of Lee’s Summit, 1625 NW O’Brien Road – Is someone’s drinking causing you problems? Come to Al-Anon and join friends and family of alcoholics. The group meets weekly at noon on Mondays and 7:30 p.m. Thursdays.
Compulsive Eaters Anonymous HOW
5:30 p.m. Mondays, First Presbyterian Church, 1625 NW O'Brien Road.
Lee’s Summit Toastmasters Club
6 p.m., Legacy Christian Church, 2150 E Langsford Road – The Lee’s Summit Toastmasters Club No. 5317 meets on the first, third and fifth Mondays each month for those interested in public speaking. Guests are always welcome.
Freedom to Speak Toastmasters
Noon, John Knox Village, 500 NW Murray Road – Toastmasters International is a non-profit organization that helps members develop and improve their public speaking abilities. The Lee’s Summit group meets at John Knox Village on the first, third and fifth Tuesdays of the month. For more information, call 816-347-7832.
Helping Hands of the Willing Workers
1 p.m., Longview Chapel Christian Church, 850 SW Longview Road – Join a weekly group that makes crafts and sews for the benefit of the church. The Helping Hands make items throughout the year to earn money for the building fund and make cheer baskets for the homebound. The group invites anyone looking for fellowship, fun and those who enjoy creating items, to join them. The group furnishes all supplies and is always looking for new ideas. For more information, call 816-524-6549.
Lee’s Summit Downtown Rotary Club
4:45 p.m., Lee’s Summit Firefighters Union Hall, 322 SE Douglas St. – The club’s mission is to meet the charitable needs of the local community and participate in worldwide humanitarian causes by utilizing the energy and dedication of its members. Numerous local and international charities are supported by the club’s efforts. To learn more about the club, go to www.lsdowntownrotary.com or contact Keith Stidham at 816-554-8610.
6 p.m., Lakeside Dining Room at John Knox Village – The Kiwanis invite you to join them as they volunteer their time to serving the children of the world. The Lee’s Summit chapter of the Kiwanis are dedicated to service projects including sponsoring little league baseball and softball teams, assisting with Hope House, providing scholarships and other projects. For more information, call 816-461-5204.
Compulsive Eaters Anonymous HOW
6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, First Presbyterian Church, 1625 NW O'Brien Road.
Lee’s Summit Breakfast Optimist Club
7:30 a.m., Paradise Park, 1021 NE Colbern Road – The Optimist Club is a "Friend of the Youth" and supports many programs to recognize outstanding students in Lee’s Summit. For more information contact president David Dean at 816-969-1554.
Rotary Club of Lee’s Summit
Noon, Unity Inn at Unity Village, 1901 NW Blue Parkway – Every Thursday, members of the Rotary Club of Lee’s Summit can be found discussing community and international service projects, sharing fellowship and enjoying lunch. The meetings are always open to guests and prospective new members. For more information, visit www.lsrotary.com
Stroke support group
6-7:30 p.m., St Luke’s East Hospital, Legacy Conference Room (third floor) 100 NE Saint Luke’s Blvd – Have you or a loved one suffered a neurological impairment or injury? St. Luke’s invite you to share your stories and meet others who are in similar situations.
"Becoming a US Citizen: A Look at Naturalization Records"
7 p.m., Jackson County Genealogical Society, JCGS Research Library, 1111 W. Pacific in Independence - Jennifer Audsley Moore, Archives Technician and Volunteer Coordinator from the National Archives in Kansas City, Missouri will be the guest speaker.
7:30 p.m, First Presbyterian Church of Lee’s Summit, 1625 NW O’Brien Road – Is someone’s drinking causing you problems? Come to Al-Anon and join friends and family of alcoholics. The group meets weekly at noon on Mondays and 7:30 p.m. Thursdays.