Community events for the week of Aug. 9-16

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August 9, 2013 

Aug. 9

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.

Music in the Park

6:30 p.m., Howard Station Park – “Larry Garrett” (folk/rock) and “Roz” (R&B/easy listening). 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.

2013 summer drama camp presents “The Little Mermaid”

8 p.m., (Aug. 9 & 10) Deerbrook Covenant Church, 200 NE Tudor Road – This is a production of 3rd-9th graders who have spent about four weeks learning their lines, blocking, songs and choreography.

Bahama Bash Teen Night

8:30-10:30 p.m., Summit Waves, 120 SW Blue Parkway – For more information call 816-969-1500.

Aug. 10

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.

County Fair

9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Missouri Town 1855, 8010 E. Park Road – For more information call 816-503-4860.

Backyard Bash

7-11 p.m., Paradise Park, 1021 NE Colbern Rd – For more information call 816-246-5224.

Aug. 11

Ice Cream Social 

5-7 p.m., Longview Chapel Christian Church, 850 SW Longview Road – will feature drinks, pie and brownies. Live Entertainment with music by the “The Hootin Annies,” at 5:30 to 6:20. This will be a free-will offering, call 816-763-6290 for more information.

Aug. 12

Lee’s Summit Quilters Guild

9 a.m., 4725 NE Lakewood Way – The presenter is Cleo Mounday of Cleo’s Design her program will be Finding Color in your World. Monthly meetings are held on the second non-holiday Monday of each month.

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.

Lee’s Summit Toastmasters Club

6 p.m., Morningside Business Center, 306 SE 291 Hwy. – The Lee’s Summit Toastmasters Club No. 5317 meets on the second and fourth Mondays each month for those interested in public speaking. Guests are always welcome.

MBCH Children and Family Ministries monthly meeting

6 p.m., Missouri Baptist Children’s Home 5155 Raytown Road, Suite 104 – discover how you can minister to God’s hurting children.  If you have ever thought about opening your home to a foster child or just wondered exactly how God is working at Missouri Baptist Children’s Home, you are invited to attend the meeting. Please call 816-795-8878 or email melissa.hodges@mbch.org to make a reservation for an information meeting or for directions to the meeting location.

Aug. 13

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.

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. 

Lee’s Summit Lions Club

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

Lee’s Summit Woodworkers Guild

7 p.m., Summit Christian Academy Elementary, 1450 SW Jefferson Street

Join other woodworkers in the community to promote the exchange of woodworking information and further the craft. For more information, go to www.lswoodguild.com.

Aug. 14

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.

Aug. 15

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

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.

Aug. 16

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.

Music in the Park

6:30 p.m., Howard Station Park – “Scott Devouton & Friends” (blues/jamgrass) “Copper Creek Band” (classic rock/blues). 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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