Community events for the week of April 18-25

April 18, 2014 

April 18

Good Friday

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.

“The Living Last Supper”

7 p.m. 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.

April 19

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.

Pancake breakfast and free flights for youth

7:30-11 a.m., Chapter 91 of the Experimental Aircraft Association will sponsor a fly-in/drive-in pancake breakfast at Lee’s Summit Municipal Airport in the blue EAA Eagle Hangar. The breakfast will include pancakes, eggs, bacon, or sausage, juice or coffee. There will be free flights for youth, in a privately owned plane, ages 8-17 from 8:30 a.m.- noon.  Written approval by parent/guardian is required.  For more information, call Larry Young  816-863-0215 or visit eaachapter 91.org.

Flights of Fancy Kite Festival

10 a.m.-5 p.m., MCC Longview Mega kite displays by the Kansas City Kite Club on

the lawn of the MCC-Longview campus. Flights of Fancy will feature kite making, an inflatable maze, face painting, a balloon artist and a candy drop for kids. For more information go to www.mccflightsoffancy.org.

Downtown Bunny Hop

10 a.m.-noon, downtown Lee’s Summit. Children and their families are invited to join the Easter Bunny in a parade from City Hall Plaza to Howard Station Park. After the parade, kids can visit with the Easter Bunny and visit participating stores to receive free candy. There also is an Easter Bonnet Contest in Howard Station Park following the parade. For more information call 816-246-6598 or go to www.downtownls.org

April 20

Easter Sunday

April 21

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.

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 22

Earth Day

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.

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.

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.

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 Lions Club

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

April 23

Farmers Market

7 a.m., corner of Second and Douglas streets – The market opens for the season. 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 24

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

6 p.m., 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.

Nimble Thimbles Quilt Guild

6:30-8:30 p.m., Duncan Estates Community Building, 633 SW Burry – Join fellow area quilters for a fun social night. Visitors will get to know each other over a game of Quilto and ice cream. Nimble Thimbles Quilt Guild meets on the fourth Thursday of each month, Jan.-Oct. Visit  www.nimblethimblesquiltguild.com for more information.

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 25

Arbor Day

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.

St. Mark’s 10th Annual Golf Tournament

8 a.m., Adams Pointe Golf Course – $125 for range balls, lunch, contests and much more. Go to  www.stmarksparish.com to register or contact Deacon Ken Fuenfhausen or Charlotte Davis at  816-285-8360 A benefit for St. Mark the Evangelist Youth Group

Independence.

Fourth Friday

5-9 p.m., downtown Lee’s Summit. For more information call 816-246-6598.

“Art of Marriage”

7 p.m., Seminar by Family Life, April 25 & 26 at Lee’s Summit First Assembly, 425 SW Oldham Parkway–Friday sessions start at 7 p.m. and Saturday sessions begin at 8:30 a.m. Cost is $50 per couple which includes seminar book as well as continental breakfast and lunch on Saturday. Childcare available. Please call  816-524-0181 by April 20 to register.

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