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February 14, 2014 

Feb. 14

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.

Feb. 15

Lee’s Summit Giants 14U baseball Texas Hold Em’ night

7 p.m., (check in begins at 6 p.m.) Side Pockets, 224 NW Oldham Parkway – donation of $30 to play. Prizes will be awarded at event. For more information call Michael at 816-875-1966.

Feb. 17

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.

Feb. 18

AMERICAN SEWING GUILD 

10 a.m., Hancock Fabrics in Belton. The guild sews for charity.  Bring a machine and/or bring a friend.  Visitors welcome.  This is a good opportunity for even novice sewers to learn and practice.   If you have Christmas fabric, muslin, or fleece scraps (for hats and mittens) you want to donate for this charity project, please bring it.  For more information contact Anita at 816-540-2996

Linus

1-3 pm, Hobby Lobby, 1015 NE Rice Rd - Third Tuesday of each month.Bring your sewing machine and help make small quilts for Linus to give to children in the hospital.  We especially need people willing to quilt finished tops. More info call Dianne,  816-868-6903.

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.

Hatha Yoga (Beginner)

6-7 p.m., MCC-Longview, 500 SW Longview Road – Increase your flexibility and decrease the stress in your life through yoga. Class includes Hatha Yoga postures, breathing techniques, meditation and relaxation. Call  816.604.2030 to enroll. Fee: $74

Introduction To Digital Photography

6:30 - 9 p.m. MCC-Longview, 500 SW Longview Road – Explore common functions of a digital camera and how to use it. Call  816.604.2030 to enroll. Fee: $44

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.

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 Masonic Lodge

7:30 p.m. 1st and 3rd Tuesday every month at 2409 S 291 Hwy. Join us in helping the needy in our community. Call Bob Spence at  816-373-6054 for information.

Feb. 20

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

Black Hand Strawman: The History of Organized Crime in Kansas City

6:30-8:30 p.m. MCC-Longview, 500 SW Longview Road – The second in our Kansas City history series, this class will look at organized crime in KC from before the prohibition era through the early 1980s. Call  816.604.2030 to enroll. Fee: $19

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.

Feb. 21

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.

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