Mark your calendars

October 4, 2013 

Ongoing

Fall Fun

Now-Oct. 26, (Friday & Saturday 5-10 p.m.) Paradise Park – For more information call 246-5224.

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.

"A Midsummer Night’s Dream"

7:30 p.m., Oct. 4, 5 & 6, Lee’s Summit West High School – For more information call 986-4006.

Oct. 5

Farmers Market Harvest Fest

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.

Cooking demonstrations

7 a.m.-noon, Lee’s Summit Farmer’s Market, Corner of Second and Douglas Streets – Join Saint Luke’s East Hospital at the Lee’s Summit Farmers’ Market Harvest Fest. Saint Luke’s East Hospital’s chef, Steve Duben, will be on hand cooking healthy Turkey Chili.

Annual Festival of Arts and Crafts and Music

Oct. 5, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Oct. 6, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Missouri Town 1855 – For more information 503-4860.

Summit Kids Club

11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Summit Woods Crossing Shopping Center – For more information call 607-5422.

Oct. 6

3rd Annual Robert K. Dempski Golf Classic

9:30 a.m., Adams Pointe Golf Club – The third annual golf outing for the Robert K. Dempski Cord Blood Research Fund, a fundraising event for cord blood research at the University of Kansas Cancer Center. The Dempski family is from Lee’s Summit. Player registration forms for the Golf Classic are available at robertkdempski.com. For more information call 913-208-9831 or visit robertkdempski.com.

Armond Morales, formerly of the Imperials

6 p.m., Church on the Rock Outreach Center, 1700 SW Market St. – Armond and Bonnie, his wife, affirm that the greatest reward in their lives is seeing people moved by the presence of the Holy Spirit, and, as they have many times, seeing lives literally changed by His power. Free and open to the public. Call 816-246-7625 or visit www.cotroc.org for more information.

Oct. 7

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. 8

Skillbuilders

Education workshops for widows, widowers and caregivers

9:45 a.m. (Tuesdays Sept. 17-Nov. 26) The Palmer Center, Craft Room 9900 Juniper Lane, Overland Park, Kan. – Although classes are designed for widowed persons, anyone may attend. No pre-registration is necessary. There is no charge to attend.

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 makes items throughout the year to earn money for the building fund and makes 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 is 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.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.

Lee’s Summit Lions Club

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

Oct. 9

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.

Oct. 10

Health, Wealth and Leisure Expo

9 a.m.-12 p.m., Legacy Park Community Center, 901 NE Bluestem Drive – The Expo which is free and open to the community will feature the latest & greatest in quality of life products and services for active adults. Over 40 vendors will be onsite including the Jackson County Health Department which will be dispensing Flu Shots. Other health screenings will be available for no or low fees. Light refreshments will be available as well.

Destination: Character

11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Longview Mansion - The Lee’s Summit CARES Community of Character Business Sector is proud to present Destination: Character, Greater Kansas City’s first character conference. This unique event will include three guest speakers, lunch, a vendor showcase and a networking reception. For more information about Destination: Character visit lscares.org or call 816-347-3298.

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.

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.

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. 11

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 Craft Show

Oct. 11, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Oct. 12, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., The Pavilion at John Knox Village. – For more information call 524-4111.

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