Mark your calendars, community events for the week of June 6-13

June 6, 2014 

June 6

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.

Downtown Days

Noon to 10 p.m., Heart of Downtown Lee’s Summit, spanning six blocks from Third and Douglas streets.

Historical Society of Lee’s Summit Meeting 

6:30 p.m., potluck buffet and 7p.m., meeting and presentation at the First Presbyterian Church, 1625 NW O’Brien – Non current members are cordially invited to attend as a visitor to find out what the Historical Society is all about. The speaker this month, Mr. Shane Seley with Wide Awake Films, producer of the movie “Bad Blood.” He will speak about the Border Wars.

June 7

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.

Downtown Days

10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Heart of Downtown Lee’s Summit, spanning six blocks from Third and Douglas streets.

June 8

Downtown Days

11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Heart of Downtown Lee’s Summit, spanning six blocks from Third and Douglas streets.

June 9

Lee’s Summit Quilters Guild

9 a.m., Woods Chapel United Methodist Church, 4725 NE Lakewood Way– The program will be, “How Not to Make a Prize-Winning Quilt,” by Ami Simms.  There will be a half day workshop following the meeting on invisible appliqué. On June 10 Ami will teach an all day workshop called “String Star.

MCC-Longview’s College for Kids summer camps

Learn horsemanship skills, spark your creativity in crafty classes, design and experiment in science camps, learn about history through fun stories and games, and more. Search “College for Kids” at  www.mcckc.edu for a full listing of classes. Call  816-604-2030 to reserve your spot.

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.

June 10

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.

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 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. 

June 11

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.

June 12

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.

Ladies Night Out 

5-9 p.m., downtown Lee’s Summit – Shopping event filled with great discounts, games, food and drinks at participating stores throughout Downtown Lee’s Summit.

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.

June 13

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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