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Community events for the week of Aug. 15-22

August 15, 2014 

Aug. 15

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.

Music in the Park

6:30 p.m., Howard Station Park – Band 13 (rock) and Green River Kings (rock). 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.

Aug. 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.

Pancake Breakfast-Free Flights for Youth

7:30- 11 a.m., Lee's Summit Airport – 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, weather permitting, ages 8-17 from 8:30 a.m. to Noon. Written approval by parent/guardian is required.  For more information, call Larry Young  816-863-0215 or visit eaachapter  91.org.  

Aug. 18

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.

AA meeting

8 p.m., Mental Health Building, 901 NE Indpendence (behind Walmart) – Beginners meeting (open).

Aug. 19

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’s in Belton – Fran Pralle will do a hands-on program on fitting. Members may bring tissue patterns to be personally fitted by Fran.  Visitors are welcome to come and learn about how to make patterns fit you. For more information call Anita at  540-2096.

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.

International Association of Administrative Professional’s

5:30-8 p.m., Hillcrest Thrift Store, 936 SE Third St. – Networking from 5:30-6 p.m. and professional development from 6-7 p.m., business meeting from 7-8 p.m. The presentation is Avoiding Communication Blunders at work, presented by Ms. Brown Ms. Brown is a professional trainer with her own company, The Employer’s Resource. She has been involved with training and organizational development for the past 15 years.

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.

AA meeting

7 p.m., Mental Health Building, 901 NE Indpendence (behind Walmart) – Discussion meeting (closed).

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. 

Aug. 20

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.

AA meeting

8 p.m., Mental Health Building, 901 NE Indpendence (behind Walmart) – Discussion meeting (closed).

Aug. 21

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

Aug. 22

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.

Cellular Cenes

6- 9:30 p.m., downtown Lee’s Summit – Put your walking shoes on and join us for a street performance featuring a romance for two and a chorus of cell phones on the streets of Downtown Lee’s Summit. We will have two performances, at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. each beginning at Got Art Gallery. Event starts at Got Art Gallery, located at 18 SW 3rd St, Lee’s Summit, MO 64063. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to show time to check-in.

Music in the Park

6:30 p.m., Howard Station Park – Wheelhouse (American pop rock) and Green River Kings (alternative rock). 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.

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