Community events for the week of Sept. 13-20

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September 13, 2013 

Sept. 13

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 or 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).

Babysitter Boot Camp

9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Harris Park Community Center, 110 SW Blue Parkway – Youth aspiring to babysit will learn how to care for and play effectively with children of all ages. Includes first aid and CPR. Participants need to bring a sack lunch and drink. Fee is $25. Call 969-1500 to register.

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.

Love’s Outreach Community Food Distribution

11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Church on the Rock Outreach Center, 1700 SW Market St – Free food for families in need. Valid ID and proof of residency needed to participate. Free and open to the public. Call 816-246-7625 or visit for more information.

Free concert, Ray Hilderbrand

6:30 p.m. Longview Baptist Church 1300 SW Longview Road – Longview Baptist Church in Lee’s Summit is hosting a free neighborhood concert featuring Ray Hilderbrand. A love offering will be taken during the concert to benefit Hilderbrand and his ministry. The church will be providing desserts in the fellowship hall immediately following the concert.

Boots and Bling to benefit Hope House

7 p.m. Sunset Trails Stables at 2100 SE Ranson Road – Enjoy delicious barbeque by Summit Hickory Pit, drinks and live and silent auctions. Bid on items like a Fly Over of Kansas City, a Trail Ride for a group including a fun picnic, wonderful jewelry and much more. For tickets visit


Sept. 15

Yoga Rocks the Park

9 a.m.-12 p.m., Awaken Whole Life Center, 1901 NW Blue Pkwy, Unity Village – Awaken Whole Life Center will be celebrating their Grand Opening on Sept. 14 and will welcome Yoga Rocks the Park on Sept. 15. This event will be free. Class will be led by the lovely Leah Morgan of Core Balance Yoga. Musical vibrations provided by Kansas City’s own HeartSong Kirtan.

Silent Auction and Bake Sale

1-4 p.m. American Legion Auxiliary, 820 SE Vista Drive – A fundraiser for the American Legion Auxiliary.

John B. Morgan Memorial Bowling Tournament

3-5 p.m. Summit Lanes, 803 S.W. Oldham Parkway – This event was established to celebrate the life of John and continue his passion for education by raising money for the John B. Morgan Scholarship Fund managed by his wife Mary and the Lee’s Summit Educational Foundation, Inc.

Sept. 16

Ham and Bean Dinner

5-6:30 p.m., American Legion Post No. 189, 820 SE Vista Drive – All you care to eat includes ham and beans, cornbread, salad, dessert and drinks. Adults $6.50, kids 12 and under $3.

Sept. 17

American Sewing Guild

10 a.m.- noon Hancock’s in Belton – Program will be presented by Dee Baker on sewing a muslin jacket with vintage crochet trim. Visitors are welcome; bring a friend. For more information call Anita at 540-2096.


1-3 p.m., Hobby Lobby, 1015 Northeast Rice Road

Bring your sewing machine and help make small quilts for Linus to give to children in the hospital.

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.

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.

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.

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