Community events for the week of Sept. 6-14

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September 6, 2013 

Sept. 6

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.

Sept. 7

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.

Recycling Extravaganza

9 a.m-1 p.m., Lake Lotawana Community United Methodist Church 28901 NE Colbern Road – the church is hosting a FREE Recycling Extravaganza to collect your used electronics, bikes, clothing, toys, household goods, books, and car/boat batteries. Bring your donations to the church, located at the corner of Colbern Road and Gate 1, then stop by the Hospitality Hut to visit with your fellow recyclers while enjoying complimentary donuts and coffee (9-11 a.m.) or hot dogs (11 a.m. -1 p.m.). Bring the kids; they will have lots of fun playing on the new, modern playground and in the bouncy house.

8th Annual Carnival for CASA

11 a.m.-4 p.m., Paradise Park, 1021 Northeast Colbern Road – Admission includes lunch, unlimited access to Paradise Park’s fixed attractions. Carnival admission is $20 per child in advance and $25 on the day of the event. The event will help Jackson County CASA serve more than 1,000 abused and neglected children who are under court protection.

Sept. 8

Old Fashioned Sunday

10:30 a.m., Church on the Rock Outreach Center, 1700 SW Market St – Once a year, we step back in time... to the good old days. We dress up in pioneer era costumes, enjoy a great old-fashioned church service, complete with Holy Ghost preaching and old-fashioned Gospel music. Free and open to the public. Laverne and Edith Tripp, special music guests.

Sept. 9

Lee’s Summit Quilters Guild

9 a.m., Woods Chapel United Methodist Church, 4725 NE Lakewood Way – Our program will be members sharing their “First Quilt/Ugly Quilt.” For more information go to: http://LSQG.blogspot.com

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.

Lee’s Summit North Music Parents Ice Cream Social

5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Lee’s Summit North High School –A fun family evening filled with talented musical performances by various choirs, symphony orchestra, and marching band. Tickets are $7, which includes a hot dog, chips, drink, and ice cream. Additional food items may be purchased at the check in table. Tickets are available from music students and at check in. Bring your wallet for other fun merchandise offerings. All proceeds benefit the LSN Music Students throughout the year.

Compulsive Eaters Anonymous HOW

5:30 p.m. Mondays, First Presbyterian Church, 1625 NW O’Brien Road.

MBCH Children and Family Ministries monthly meeting

6 p.m., 5155 Raytown Road, Suite 104, Kansas City – Discover how you can minister to God’s hurting children. Learn about opening your home to a foster child or just wondered exactly how God is working at Missouri Baptist Children’s Home. Please call 816-795-8878 or email melissa.hodges@mbch.o

rg to make a reservation for an information meeting or for directions to the meeting location

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.

Sept. 10

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.co

m or contact Keith Stidham at 816-554-8610.

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.

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.c

om/, also “The Anxiety/Phobia Workbook” by Edmund Bourne.

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.

Sept. 11

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.

Sept. 12

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

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.

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.

Sept. 13

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.

A Unique opportunity to see/fly the Ford

(1929 Tri-motor)

Sept. 13-15 – The EAA’s 1929 Ford Tri-Motor aircraft, rides are available Sept. 13, 14 and 15. Tickets available in advance by calling 1-800-564-6322 ($70-Adults in advance). On-site tickets available for $75 (Adults) Children-age 17 and under (all times) $50. The right cockpit seat is available on-site only at $125.

FREE Movie in the Park

7:30 p.m. gates open, movie starts at 8:20 p.m., Legacy Park just south of the Legacy Park Community Center, 901 NE Bluestem Drive – Lee’s Summit Parks & Recreation is hosting an 80’s classic movie – E.T. the Extra-terrestrial. Concessions will be for sale onsite. Guests should bring their own blankets of chairs. Sorry, no pets, alcohol or glass allowed.

Sept. 14

Pancake Breakfast

7:30-11 a.m., Lee’s Summit Municipal Airport – A Fly-in/Drive-in Pancake breakfast (pancakes, eggs, bacon or sausage, juice & coffee) Free Young Eagles flights for kids (ages 8-17) - 8:30 a.m. to noon. (Written approval by parent/guardian is required).

Community Health Festival

9 a.m.- noon (senior hour 8-9 a.m.) Saint Luke’s East Hospital, 100 N.E. Saint Luke’s Blvd. – The Saint Luke’ East Hospital Health Festival offers fun for the entire family, featuring health screenings and information for adults and entertainment for children. Hospital departments and community organizations will provide health screenings including heel bone density, hearing, blood glucose, cholesterol (while supplies last), blood pressure and walk-in screening mammograms (billed to insurance). Children can enjoy a carnival, a mini-hospital, and a visit from LifeFlight. Other activities for adults include car seat safety checks.

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