Community events for the week of May 3-10

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May 3, 2013 

May 3

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.

Spring Parade of Homes

11 a.m. to 6 p.m., homes will be open daily April 20 through May 5. Admission is free.

Free Parade Guide books will be available after April 12 at the HBA - I-435 & Holmes or at any Parade Home. Event information and an online Parade search are available at www.KCParadeofHom

es.com

MCC-Longview End of Semester Student Exhibit

Noon-4 p.m., May 1-8 MCC-Longview Cultural Arts Center. Call 816-604-2090 for more information.

Friday Night Live

7 p.m., Lee’s Summit West High School, 2600 SW Ward Rd.

MCC-Longview Community Choir Spring Concert

7 p.m., MCC-Longview Cultural Arts Center, Call 816-604-2090 for more information.

Pop and Jazz

7 p.m., Lee’s Summit High School, 400 SE Blue Pkwy.

May 4

Farmers Market

7 a.m., corner of Second and Douglas streets – Every Wednesday and Saturday from 7 a.m. to sell out, shoppers can get some of the freshest produce in town. For more information, call 816-246-6598.

Spring Bike Ride

7 a.m.–1 p.m., Hartman Park, 700 SW Old Pryor Road.

Run for the Kids 5K and 10K

8 a.m., Downtown Lee’s Summit.

32nd Annual Kids Fishing Derby

8:30 -11 a.m, Lake Jacomo.

Sheep Shearing

9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Missouri Town 1855.

May 5

“O'Keeffe” one-woman play about the life of artist Georgia O'Keeffe

2 p.m. and 7 p.m., May 5-7, MCC-Longview Cultural Arts Center –Call 816-604-2090 for more information.

May 6

Mom... It's All About You!

9 a.m.-9 p.m., Paradise Park.

Al-Anon

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.

May 7

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.

Kiwanis Club

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.

“Coping with life alone”

6:45-9 p.m., May 7-June 18, Holy Spirit Catholic Church 1137 SW Georgetown Dr – The program helps those who have lost a love relationship due to death, divorce or separation move through the experience of grief and loss into a future with renewed hope. To register, or for additional information, please call Lynne 816-457-0391 or Cathy 816-540-4644 or visit: www.beginningexpe

rience.org. The program is open to anyone regardless of faith tradition.

May 8

Farmers Market

7 a.m., corner of Second and Douglas streets – Every Wednesday and Saturday from 7 a.m. to sell out, shoppers can get some of the freshest produce in town. For more information, call 816-246-6598.

VFW Post 5789 Meeting

7 p.m., VFW building, 329 SE Douglas St. – For more information, call 816-525-5789.

May 9

Downtown Lions Club

Noon, Firefighters Local 2195 Union Hall – The Lee’s Summit Downtown Lions Club meets at noon at the Firefighter Local 2195 Union Hall, 322 SW Douglas St. Bring your brown bag lunch and join us. For more information, call 816-246-1119.

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

Alzheimer’s and Dementia support group

6 to 7 p.m., second Thursday of each month at the Ambassador Room at John Knox Village, 500 NW Murray Road — The purpose of the group is to offer resources and support for those who have loved ones affected by dementia.

Lee’s Summit Lions Club

7 p.m., Bob Evans Restaurant, 1680 NW Chipman Rd.

Al-Anon

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.

May 10

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.

Northern Lights

7 p.m., Lee’s Summit North High School, 901 NE Douglas St.

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