Mark your calendars, community events for the week of April 11-18

April 11, 2014 

April 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.

“Much Ado About Nothing”

7 p.m. (April 11-12) 2 p.m., (April 13) Lee’s Summit North High School. For more information call 816-986-3031.

“Zombie Prom”

7:30 p.m. (April 11-12) 2:30 p.m. (April 13) Lee’s Summit West High School. For more information call 816-986-4000.

Lenten fish fry Fridays

5-7:30 p.m., (March 7-Apr. 11) St. Margaret of Scotland Catholic Church, 7877 NE Blackwell Road – This is not an ordinary church fish fry. Dining parties will be met at the door by the Maître D’, who will escort and seat diners. Waiters will take orders and return with a hot meal. A dessert table is included. Private dining room available. Call 816-246-6800 to reserve a private room or sponsor a table.

April 12

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.

Lee’s Summit Lions Club 57th Annual Pancake Breakfast 

8-11 a.m. Inn at Unity Village 1901 NW Blue Parkway. Pancakes will be flipped By Chris Cakes Inc. This will be an All You Can Eat Pancakes event, with sausage, juice and coffee.  Adults $7 Children (12 and under) $4. Proceeds to Aid Saving Sight Foundation and other local Lions projects to support the community. Entrance to the Village is through the Front Gate since Colburn Road is closed. For more information Bob Hayter 816-537-8932.

April 13

Easter Bunny Bonanza

From 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. the Legacy Park Amphitheatre 901 NE Bluestem Drive Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation’s “Easter Bunny Bonanza.” The event is in partnership with the Lee’s Summit Optimist Club. Kids ages one to eight can participate in an Easter Egg Hunt, games and activities, and have a visit with the Easter Bunny. Bring your own basket to collect all your child’s goodies. Pre-registration for this event is required to guarantee a spot for your child. Registration is $3 per person. To register call 816-969-1500. No day of registration

April 14

Lee’s Summit Quilters’ Guild

9 a.m. Woods Chapel United Methodist Church, 4725 NE Lakewood Way – The program will be “My Passion for Miniature Quilts,” by Lorraine Olsen. Visitors are welcome, 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.

Compulsive Eaters Anonymous HOW

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

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.

GriefShare

6:30-8 p.m., First Baptist Church of Lee’s Summit, 2 NE Douglas Street, in ADM-139 – This is a 13-week seminar and support group for those who have lost loved ones and/or friends through death. Each weekly GriefShare session will include a video seminar featuring top experts and a support group discussion with a focus. For additional information, please contact First Baptist Church at  816-525-0700. The cost is $15 for first timers and free for alumni.

April 15

TOPS

8:30 a.m., First Baptist Church, 2 NE Douglas Street – Lee’s Summit Tops club meets every Tuesday morning at 8:30 am at the annex building behind First Baptist Church. For more information about the club contact Stephanie at 816-763-5205 or Bob at 816-246-9730. Come visit to see if TOPS would work for you.

American Sewing Guild

10 a.m.-noon, Hancock Fabrics, Belton – Connie Lynn Borserine, Certified Needlework Judge of the National Academy of Needle Arts, will speak on “Antique Textiles and Conservation.” Visitors are welcome.

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.

Compulsive Eaters Anonymous HOW

6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, First Presbyterian Church, 1625 NW O’Brien Road.

Restoration Road Recovery group

6:30 p.m., 212 NE Main St. – A Christ based ministry called Restoration Road recovery group that meets to help those who are struggling with addiction, abuse, loss, abandonment, sexual abuse, un-forgiveness and other life destructive situations.

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. 

April 16

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.

April 17

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

Meet local artist Bill Manginelli

5:30-7 p.m., Lee’s Summit City Hall, 220 SE Green Street.

“The Living Last Supper”

7 p.m. April 17 and 7 p.m. April 18 Lee’s Summit Christian Church, 800 NE Tudor Road – Lee’s Summit Christian Church invites the community to listen in as the disciples participate in their Last Supper with Jesus. Leonardo da Vinci chose what he considered the most dramatic moment of The Last Supper in his painting of the same name.

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.

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.

April 18

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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