Community events for the week of Sept. 27-Oct. 4

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September 27, 2013 

Sept. 27

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.

Oktoberfest

5-11 p.m., Downtown Lee’s Summit – A festival for all ages; includes Kids Street, arts and crafts, authentic German meals, beer and brat tents, biergarten, carnival, continuous live entertainment, wiener dog & baby contests, rootbiergarden and German dancers.

Sept. 28

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.

Riders for Riders

9:30-10:30 a.m., Blue Springs Harley Davidson, 3100 NW Jefferson – The purpose of this unique and special motorcycle benefit will be to help enable Jesus And Kids Evangelistic Saddle Club (JAKES Club) to remain free-of-charge therapeutic horsemanship and horseback riding program.

Love’s Outreach Community Food Distribution

9-10 a.m. Church on the Rock Outreach Center in Pleasant Hill., Cass Co. Fairgrounds, 308 W Commercial, Pleasant Hill – 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 www.cotroc.org for more information.

Oktoberfest

10 a.m-11 p.m., Downtown Lee’s Summit – A festival for all ages; includes Kids Street, arts and crafts, authentic German meals, beer and brat tents, biergarten, carnival, continuous live entertainment, wiener dog & baby contests, rootbiergarden and German dancers.

Sept. 30

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.

Oct. 1

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.

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.

Core Restore for mothers

6:30-8:30 p.m., Summit Strength Physical Therapy, LLC, 800 NW Main St. – is a unique class taught to women. The class is taught by Amanda Fisher, PT, DPT, a women’s health physical therapist at Summit Strength Physical Therapy. Core Restore educates women on their anatomy/ physiology and looks at the importance of low back, pelvis and pelvic floor muscles.

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.

Oct. 2

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.

Oct. 3

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.

Oct. 4

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 Art Festival

4-9 p.m. (Oct. 5 10 a.m.-9 p.m. & Oct. 6 Noon-5 p.m.) Downtown Lee’s Summit – Summit Art’s signature event includes over 80 artist booths, food trucks, kid’s zone, student art and entertainment for the whole family.

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