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July 25, 2014 

July 25

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.

Fourth Fridays

5-8 p.m., Downtown Lee’s Summit – Enjoy art, theatre and music on the fourth Friday of each month from March to October. Participating businesses throughout Downtown will feature cultural arts activities, such as artist receptions and displays, Drink and Draw, author readings and more, for guests to enjoy at no charge throughout the evening.

Yoga in the streets

6:30-7:45 p.m., City Hall Plaza in Downtown Lee’s Summit – All ages and skill levels (including those with no prior yoga experience) are welcome. Debra O’Bryan of Joyful Breath Yoga and the Zen Zone and the new Downtown Lee’s Summit Main Street Cultural Arts Committee want to offer the entire community the opportunity to be exposed to the benefits of yoga for the mind and body.

Music in the Park

6:30 p.m., Howard Station Park – Chris Seal (singer/songwriter) and The Clementines (acoustic folk). Enjoy free Friday night concerts from Memorial Day to Labor Day in Howard Station Park in Downtown Lee’s Summit. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on.

Howard Station Park is located at the corner of Third and Main streets. For more information, call 816-246-6598.

Dive-In Movie

8:30-10:30 p.m. Summit Waves – “Finding Nemo.” The movie will be shown on an outdoor movie screen. There will be food to munch on at the concession stand. Plus, all the water park amenities. $4 for LS residents and just $5 for the regular rate and season passes may be used. Children under four free.

July 26

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.

Speak The Truth Toastmasters

4-5:30 p.m. Second and fourth Saturdays, Unity Village Chapel community center – Everyone Welcome.

July 27

Summer Singers first concert

3 p.m., St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 416 SE Grand Avenue, Lee’s Summit –The new Summer Singers of Lee’s Summit will present their Inaugural Concert of classical works and American spirituals. The chorus of 70 voices will be joined by soloists Christine Freeman, Jamea Sale, David White and Michael Carter, in addition to a chamber orchestra of members of the Kansas City Symphony.

July 28

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.

Linus

1-3 pm, Hobby Lobby, 1015 NE Rice Rd - Fourth Monday 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.

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.

July 29

TOPS

8:30 a.m., First Baptist Church, 2 NE Douglas Street – Lee’s Summit TOPS club meets every Tuesday morning at 8:30 a.m. 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.

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.

Lee’s Summit Lions Club

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

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.

July 31

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

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.

Artist Reception & Exhibit

6:30 p.m. Gamber Center, 4 SE Independence Avenue – The Lee’s Summit Arts Council will be hosting a reception to present photographer Diane Brown and her works to be on exhibit. The reception, which is free to the public, will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a presentation by the artist beginning at 7 p.m.

Aug. 1

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.

Blues & Jazz Fest

7-10:30 p.m., City Hall Plaza – Event will feature “Jason Vivone and The Billy Bats,” “Knock Kneed Sally” and “Doghouse Daddies.” The concert is free and food and drink vendors will be onsite. No coolers, alcohol or glass.

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