Community events for the week of July 19-26

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July 19, 2013 

July 19

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.

Summit Fair Sidewalk Sale

10 a.m.-close, (July 19-21) Summit Fair Shopping Center – Call 816-607-5422 for more information.

Jamaican Jam

7-10:30 p.m., Green Street – This concert features the island sounds of reggae. “Arm the Poor,” “Jah Lion,” “Az-One,” and a fourth band to determined. The concert is free and food and drink vendors will be onsite. No coolers, alcohol or glass bottles will be allowed.

STG presents “Annie Get Your Gun”

7:30 p.m – Lee’s Summit West High School. For more information go to summittheatregroup.com or call 816-463-2654.

July 20

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.

Pancake breakfast and free flights for youth

7:30-11 a.m., EAA Chapter 91, Lee’s Summit Airport – Chapter 91 of the Experimental Aircraft Association will sponsor a Fly-in/Drive-in Pancake Breakfast at Lee’s Summit Municipal Airport in the blue EAA Eagle Hangar. The breakfast will include pancakes, eggs, bacon or sausage, juice and coffee

There will be free flights for youth, in a privately owned plane, ages 8-17 from 8:30 a.m.-Noon. Written approval by parent/guardian is required. For more information, call Larry Young 816-863-0215 or visit eaachapter91.org.

Lone Jack all school reunion

10:30 a.m., 201 Lone Jack-Lee’s Summit Road, Primary School Building – The reunion is for all graduates, former students, parents, teachers, staff and families. Attendees are asked to bring a covered dish for the noon meal. Table service, coffee and tea will be provided. A charge of $3 will be asked to cover future reunion expenses. Children under 12 will be admitted with no charge. For more information visit the LJ Mules facebook page or contact Carol Barnes at 816-452-0655.

Rachel Ellyn, children’s storytime

11 a.m., Reader’s World, 983 NE Rice Rd. – Local author Rachel Ellyn, author of picture book, “How to Pack a Pig,” will be at Reader’s World along with snacks and crafts. For more information on Ellyn visit her website at rachelellyn.com.

STG presents “Annie Get Your Gun”

7:30 p.m – Lee’s Summit West High School. For more information go to summittheatregroup.com or call 816-463-2654.

July 21

Junior Triathlon

7:30 a.m. MCC-Longview Recreation Center – For more information call 816-969-1500.

Downtown Sidewalk Sale

10 a.m.-5 p.m. downtown Lee’s Summit – For more information call 816-246-6598.

STG presents “Annie Get Your Gun”

2:30 p.m – Lee’s Summit West High School. For more information go to summittheatregroup.com or call 816-463-2654.

July 22

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.

July 23

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.

Lee’s Summit Lions Club

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

Fear Not Support Group

7 p.m., Tuesday evenings, New Summit Presbyterian Church 1800 NE Independence – Fear Not Support Group is a Christ-Centered support group for anxiety and depression. Material is based on the Christian 12 Steps also Anxiety Centre  http://www.anxietycentre.com/, also “The Anxiety/Phobia Workbook” by Edmund Bourne. 

July 24

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.

July 25

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

Nimble Thimbles Quilt Guild

6:30 p.m., Duncan Estates Community Building, 633 SW Burry – Come join fellow area quilters for a trunk show and lecture by Jane Kennedy. Admission for non-guild members will be $5 for this special guest. Nimble Thimbles Quilt Guild meets on the fourth Thursday of each month, January-October. E-mail  nimblethimblesguild@gmail.com. for more information.

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.

July 26

Fourth Friday

5-9 p.m. downtown Lee’s Summit – For more information call 816-246-6598.

Art as One Voice

6-9 p.m., Got Art Gallery, 18 SW Third St. – ReDiscover’s opening reception for an exhibit highlighting the artwork of this diagnosed with mental illness. For more information call 816-347-3259 or e-mail bahatley@rediscovermh.org.

Music in the Park

6:30 p.m., “Begin Anyway” (Folk/Pop) “Dinsdale” (Alternative Indie), Howard Station Park – Enjoy free Friday night concerts from Memorial Day to Labor Day in Howard Station Park in Downtown Lee’s Summit. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on.

Howard Station Park is located at the corner of Third and Main streets. For more information, call 816-246-6598.

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