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Items for a Community Calendar might be emailed to jill.ritchie@examiner.net or mailed to: The Examiner, 410 S. Liberty St., Independence, MO 64050, courtesy Jill Ritchie. Also, check a calendar online during examiner.net. 

THURSDAY, NOV. 3

• Blood drive, 2:30 to 7:30 p.m., in a Community Center in a Masonic Lodge building, 610 S. Sibley St. (BB Highway), Buckner. To assistance accommodate a need for blood faced by area hospitals, a Eastern Jackson County communities of Buckner, Levasy and Sibley will partner with a Community Blood Center during a mobile blood drive. To pointer up, go to www.esavealifenow.org and use unite formula BSLCOMM or only travel in. You need to move a design ID to your appointment.

• “Ravenscroft,” presented by a City Theatre of Independence, 8 p.m., Powerhouse Theatre, inside a Sermon Center, Truman and Noland roads, Independence. The psychological Gothic thriller is both humorous and frightening. Admission, $12; $11 for ages 60 and older. To haven your seat, call 325-7367. For some-more information, revisit www.citytheatreofindependence.org.

• “Anne of Green Gables,” a musical, 12:30 p.m., Center Place Restoration School Auditorium, 12:30 p.m., 819 W. Waldo Ave,, Independence. Tickets are $7 and are accessible during a door.

• Guided Hike designed for Nov. 5, for all ages, 1 to 2 p.m., Grounds Park Trail, Blue Springs. Take a guided travel led by a Missouri Master Naturalist. Free. Registration deadline: Nov. 3. Call 228-0137 to register.

• Museum Highlights, 2 p.m., National Frontier Trails Museum, 318 W. Pacific Ave., Independence. Explore several galleries during this 30-minute guided tour. Free with unchanging admission, $6 for adults; $5 for ages 62 and older; $3 for ages 6 to 17. For questions, call 325-7575.

• Family Science Night: Awesome Astronomy, for children kindergarten by 12th grade, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Kansas City Zoo. Explore a solar complement and suffer some out-of-this-world science. Learn all about a solar complement with a hands-on experiments. Recreate phases of a moon with Oreos, map out a constellations we can find in your possess backyard and learn how aged we are on other planets. All children contingency be accompanied by an adult. All activities are in a run and are totally free.

• Ballroom Dance Class, for ages 13 and older, 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. Thursdays, Nov. 3 by 17, Vesper Hall, 400 N.W. Vesper St., Blue Springs. Cost, $21. Call 228-0137 to register.

• Printmaking, for ages 10 to 18, 7:15 to 8:15 p.m. Thursdays, Nov. 3 by Dec. 1, Vesper Hall, 400 N.W. Vesper St., Blue Springs. Students will carve and imitation their possess linoleum retard designs suitable for T-shirts, board totes, or putting in a design frame. Cost, $67. Call 228-0137 to register.

• Truman Medical Center Healthy Harvest Mobile Market stops: Fairmount Community Center, 10:45 to 11:45 a.m., 217 Cedar Ave.; Fairmount Clinic, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., 606 S. Hardy Ave., both in Independence.

• Billy Goats Gruff, for all ages, 6:30 p.m., Blue Springs South Branch of Mid-Continent Public Library, 2220 S. Missouri 7. Follow 3 billy goats as they “trip trap” opposite a overpass to accommodate a misled goblin in this uncover featuring accessible palm puppets, pleasing music, and a domestic set certain to keep everybody entertained. Free, though registration is required, call 229-3571.

• Puppets and Pjs, for ages 3 and older, 7 p.m., Colbern Road Branch of Mid-Continent Public Library, 1000 N.E. Colbern Road, Lee’s Summit. Put on your pajamas and come suffer a new tradition during a library – a bedtime puppet show. Free, though registration is required, call 525-9924.

• Beginning Genealogy, 7 p.m., Midwest Genealogy Center, 3440 S. Lee’s Summit Road, Independence. Learn a basis of ancestral investigate from census annals to classification tips. Free, though registration is required, call 252-7228.

• Genealogy Scrapbooking Club, 1 p.m., Midwest Genealogy Center, 3440 S. Lee’s Summit Road, Independence. We’ll work together to accumulate and classify a family heirlooms, pictures, family stories, and family trees in birthright manuscript formats. You’ll learn about new techniques and resources any time as we emanate a durability bequest for your family! All ability levels welcome. Free, though registration is required, call 252-7228.

• Using HeritageQuest, for beginners, 7 p.m., Raytown Branch of Mid-Continent Public Library, 6131 Raytown Road. Nov. 3. Learn how to hunt thousands resources, from story books to Revolutionary War records, with HeritageQuest Online. Basic mechanism preparation indispensable to follow along. Free, though registration is required, call 353-2052.

• Drop-In Table Tennis, 9 to 11:45 a.m., Truman Memorial Building, 416 W. Maple Ave., Independence. Cost, $2. 325-7843.

• Independence Host Lions Club, noon, Lucky Buffet, 2931 S. Noland Road, Independence.

• Alpha Omega Master Beta Sigma Phi Chapter assembly during home of Margie Sloan; with Pati Kidwell as hostess. 229-5915. 

NOV. 4

• “Anne of Green Gables,” a musical, 7 p.m., Center Place Restoration School Auditorium, 12:30 p.m., 819 W. Waldo Ave,, Independence. Tickets are $7 and are accessible during a door.

• “Ravenscroft,” presented by a City Theatre of Independence, 8 p.m., Powerhouse Theatre, inside a Sermon Center, Truman and Noland roads, Independence. The psychological Gothic thriller is both humorous and frightening. Admission, $12; $11 for ages 60 and older. To haven your seat, call 325-7367. For some-more information, revisit www.citytheatreofindependence.org.

• Shepherds Center of Independence, for ages 55 and older, Christ United Methodist Church, 14506 E. 39th St. Independence. Registration and blood vigour checks start during 8:30 a.m. Beginning during 9 a.m., Travel Topic: “Hubbards’ Yard” presented by Dean Hubbard; book examination during 10 a.m., “Missouri Parks and Historic Sites” presented by Michelle Cotton; and Ted Stillwell presents a “Armistice” during 11 a.m. Also during 11 a.m., Tai Chi Master Konrad Smith binds category for those interested. Dominoes and Bridge are accessible from 9 a.m. to noon. Registration, $1. Lunch by reservation, $5. Call 350-4474 for information or reservations.

• Homeschoolers, for ages 2 and older, 2 p.m., North Independence Branch of Mid-Continent Public Library, 317 W. U.S. 24. These improvement programs are geared toward homeschool families. Participants will try a accumulation of topics with an importance on regulating library resources to prove their curiosities. Free, though registration is required, call 252-0950.

• Teen Lock-in, 6:30 p.m., North Independence Branch of Mid-Continent Public Library, 317 W. U.S. 24. Don’t let a muggles get we down. When a bend shuts down, it’s time to celebration it up! Permission trip required. Free, though registration is required, call 252-0950.

• Drop-In Table Tennis, 9 a.m. to noon, Truman Memorial Building, 416 W. Maple Ave., Independence. Cost, $2. 325-7843.

• Friday Night Specials, 6 to 9 p.m., Memorial Post 3976, 12810 Kentucky Road, Sugar Creek. All welcome. 461-2636.

• Encore Theatre, 1:30 p.m., Sermon Center, Truman and Noland roads, Independence. Adults 50 and comparison are invited to join this fun-loving organisation who are meddlesome in all aspects of theatre. 

NOV. 5

• Pumpkin Smash 5K Run/Walk, a advantage for Truman Heritage Habitat for Humanity, 8 a.m., Waterfall Park, 4501 S. Bass Pro Drive, Independence. Registration is $35 for ages 18 and comparison and $20 for ages 17 and younger, and includes a T-shirt, finisher medal, chip timing, commemorative bib, competition photos, break and H2O and a post-race pumpkin smash. This eventuality is sponsored by St. Mary’s and St. Joseph Medical Centers. To register, revisit www.trumanhabitat.ticketsocket.com/event/Pumpkin-Smash-5k-RunWalk.

• “Hidden Gems,” presented by a Heritage Philharmonic, 7:30 p.m., Blue Springs High School Performing Arts Center, 2000 N.W. Ashton Drive. Admission is free, though your tax-deductible donations are appreciated.

• “Ravenscroft,” presented by a City Theatre of Independence, 8 p.m., Powerhouse Theatre, inside a Sermon Center, Truman and Noland roads, Independence. The psychological Gothic thriller is both humorous and frightening. Admission, $12; $11 for ages 60 and older. To haven your seat, call 325-7367. For some-more information, revisit www.citytheatreofindependence.org.

• Holiday’s Best Craft Show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Blackburn Elementary School, 17302 R.D. Mize Road, Independence. There will be tons of qualification booths, and Norwex, Thirty-One Bags, Young Living, Lularoe, Scentsy, Tupperware, Lip Sense, Rodan + Fields, It Works and many more. There will also be a Festival of Trees wordless auction, and present bags for a initial 20 adult shoppers.

• “Anne of Green Gables,” a musical, 7 p.m., Center Place Restoration School Auditorium, 12:30 p.m., 819 W. Waldo Ave,, Independence. Tickets are $7 and are accessible during a door.

• Fall into Fun, presented by Muu Muu Mamas of LOSNA, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Ararat Shrine Center, 5100 Ararat Drive, Kansas City. There will be a conform uncover sponsored by a Dressbarn during 12:30 p.m., concessions, entertainment, vendors and crafts, and prizes. Admission is $2; $7 for lunch and beverage. Proceeds advantage a Shriner’s Hospitals and LOSNA Special Project.

• Turkey Dinner, 4 to 6:30 p.m., First Christian Church, 701 N.W. 15th St., Blue Springs. Enjoy turkey with all a trimmings, including dessert and drink, for $8; $4 for children ages 6-10; and children 5 and underneath are free. For questions, call 229-8400.

• Medicare Part D Health Fair, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Trails West Branch of Kansas City Public, 11401 E. 23rd St South, Independence. UMKC law students will yield information about Medicare coverage and Part D medication benefits. UMKC Pharmacy students will yield medical screenings, education, and conference per Part D medication coverage to brand savings. What to move with you: All of your drugs in their strange bottles in a cosmetic bag; your red,white and blue Medicare Card; and your questions about Medicare and Medicare Part D. This is a giveaway event.

• Looking for American Indians on a Trails, 1 to 3 p.m., National Frontier Trails Museum, 318 W. Pacific Ave., Independence. Using created clues and artifacts in a gallery, you’ll learn how several American Indians lived, worked and played. Free with unchanging admission, $6 for adults; $5 for ages 62 and older; $3 for ages 6 to 17. For questions, call 325-7575.

• Chili, Vegetable Soup and Pie Day, hosted by a Mount Washington United Methodist Women, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., during a church, 854 Arlington Ave., Independence. There will also be chosen collectibles, baked products and nuts for sale. The cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children.

• 94th Annual Lone Jack Oyster Supper, 2 to 7 p.m., Lone Jack Community Center, Hensley Hall, 509 Bynum Road (1/2 mile south of US 50 during a Lone Jack exit.) In further to a west seashore boiled oysters, brisket dinners, prohibited dogs, and desserts will be served. Helping Hands Food Pantry will also be offering jellies and palm crafted items. Proceeds are used to unite college scholarships, Project Linus quilts for aggrieved kids, Helping Hands Food Pantry, and other village needs.

• Let’s Move! Saturdays in Blue Springs, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., inflatable activities, Giggles-N-Jiggles, 3713 U.S. 40 (clean hosiery required); and 11 a.m. to noon, Bump City, Gage Center, 1101 N.W. Jefferson St. Both activities are free.

• Free Health Screenings, 9 a.m. to noon, Glenwood Park Methodist Church, 10000 E. 23rd St., Independence. Screenings embody glucose, cholesterol, blood vigour and physique mass index testing. 254-5116.

• Lee’s Summit Farmers Market, 7 a.m. until sole out, Second and Douglas streets. For questions, call 246-6598.

• Fall Hike, for families with children 5 and older, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Burr Oak Woods Conservation Nature Center, 1401 N.W. Park Road, Blue Springs. Join a Naturalist as we resting travel by a timberland and opposite a level to knowledge a sounds, smells and sights of autumn. Dress for a weather. Free, though registration is required, call 228-3766.

• African Violet Club of Greater Kansas City Show and Sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Loose Park Garden Center, 51st Street and Wornall Road, Kansas City (behind a pavilion.) Admission is free.

• Medicare Explained in Plain English, 2 p.m., North Independence Branch of Mid-Continent Public Library, 317 W. U.S. 24. Get a candid and easy-to-understand reason of Medicare and a advantages we might be entitled to receive. Designed for Medicare newbies, this module is generally useful for those bend 65. Free, though registration is required, call 252-0950.

• Storytelling Celebration 2016, for all ages, 10 a.m., Blue Springs North Branch of Mid-Continent Public Library, 850 N.W. Hunter Drive. Sit on a corner of your chair as we are led into new worlds by difference and stories. The Kansas City Storytelling Celebration facilities storytellers during several locations via a metro area. For a finish inventory of events, go to www.kcstorytelling.org. Free, though registration is required, call 224-8772.

• Kids Lab, for ages 6 and older, 2 p.m., Blue Springs South Branch of Mid-Continent Public Library, 2220 S. Missouri 7. Discover how we can move scholarship and record to life. Free, though registration is required, call 229-3571.

• Medicare Explained in Plain English, 2 p.m., South Independence Branch of Mid-Continent Public Library, 13700 E. 35th St. Get a candid and easy-to-understand reason of Medicare and a advantages we might be entitled to receive. Designed for Medicare newbies, this module is generally useful for those bend 65. Free, though registration is required, call 461-2050.

• Home Sweet Home, for ages 3 and older, 2 p.m., Midwest Genealogy Center, 3440 S. Lee’s Summit Road, Independence. There’s no place like home, and Thanksgiving is a ideal time to try a family tree. Join storyteller Jo Ho as she celebrates family with tales of marvellous siblings, rousing relatives, and proud parents. Free, though registration is required, call 252-7228. 

NOV. 6

• 5th Annual Veterans Day Salute, noon to 4 p.m., Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, 500 W. U.S. 24, Independence. Enjoy giveaway Museum admission; nationalistic song by a Young MAIsterSingers; a special coming by troops author Doug Bradley; a bagpipe procession; Taps and 21-gun salute to Truman’s gravesite; and a keynote residence by Col. Gail Seymour “Hal” Halvorsen. For questions, call 268-8246.

• Craft Show and Business Expo, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. Marks Catholic Church, 3736 S. Lee’s Summit Road, Independence. For questions, call a church during 816- 373-2600.

• Film Series: Murderous Mysteries, for adults, 2 p.m., North Independence Branch of Mid-Continent Public Library, 317 W. U.S. 24. There’s zero like a puzzling murder to spin a film into a suspenseful, nail-biting disturb ride. Free, though registration is required, call 252-0950.

• African Violet Club of Greater Kansas City Show and Sale, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Loose Park Garden Center, 51st Street and Wornall Road, Kansas City (behind a pavilion.) Admission is free.

• Learn to block dance, 2 p.m., in Independence. Free lessons will be offering for ages 8 and older. Have fun and accommodate new friends. Couples, families and singles welcome. Call Brad and Annette Davis during 254-5305 for information. 

NOV. 7

• Family Lock In designed for Nov. 12, Blue Springs Fieldhouse. Families with children ages 5 and comparison can suffer after hours entrance to a basketball courts and territory field, a rebound house, games and activities. Snacks and drinks provided. Cost, $8 per person. Registration deadline: Nov. 7. Call 228-0137 to register.

• Clogging, for ages 13 and older, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Mondays, Nov. 7 by Dec. 5, Vesper Hall, 400 N.W. Vesper St., Blue Springs. Cost, $36. Call 228-0137 to register.

• Healthy Meal Planning on a Budget, 7 p.m., South Independence Branch of Mid-Continent Public Library, 13700 E. 35th St. Learn how to dish devise on a bill though descending plant to a strategy grocery stores use to get we to spend more, and learn resources and strategies to get a many from your food dollars. Free, though registration is required, call 461-2050.

• Tech Talks, for adults, 2 p.m., Blue Springs North Branch of Mid-Continent Public Library, 850 N.W. Hunter Drive. Whether we are a first-time mechanism user or have had lots of experience, there are always questions still to be asked about technology. Bring your questions to a branch, or only listen and learn from other participants. Attendees are acquire to move their possess laptops, computers, or tablets. Free, though registration is required, call 224-8772.

• Teens during a Library, 7 p.m., Blue Springs South Branch of Mid-Continent Public Library, 2220 S. Missouri 7. It’s your time to hang during a Library. Free, though registration is required, call 229-3571.

• Gardens of Stone, 7 p.m., Midwest Genealogy Center, 3440 S. Lee’s Summit Road, Independence. Discover how a Civil War bequest of troops cemeteries developed into a National Cemetery System that now offers a final resting place for all honorably liberated veterans of a U.S. Armed Forces and their evident dependents. Free, though registration is required, call 252-7228.

• Drop-In Table Tennis, 2 to 4 p.m., Truman Memorial Building, 416 W. Maple Ave., Independence. Cost, $2. 325-7843.

• Single Mom’s Group, a non-denominational Christian group, 6 to 7:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 400 W. Maple Ave., Independence. Dinner and child caring included. Free. Call Debra Williamson during 392-5433.

• Monday Night Dance, 7 p.m., Jackson County Shrine Club, 120 1/2 S. Pleasant St., Independence. The “Dirt Canyon Band” will yield a music. Cover charge, $5.

• Tirey J. Ford Post 21 American Legion Bingo, doors open during 4 p.m.; bingo starts during 6:30 p.m. during a post hall, 16701 East U.S. 40, Independence. 373-0221. 

ONGOING EVENTS

• National Frontier Trails Museum, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sundays, 318 W. Pacific Ave., Independence. Admission: $6 for adults; $5 for ages 62 and older; $3 for ages 6 to 17. 325-7575. 

• Leila’s Hair Museum, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1333 S. Noland Road, Independence. Admission: $15 for adults; $7.50 for ages 65 and comparison and children 12 and under. 833-2955. 

• Regional Animal Shelter, noon-8 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday/Sunday, 21001 E. Hwy. 78, Independence. 621-7722. 

• Public Skate, Silverstein Eye Centers Arena, 19100 E. Valley View Pkwy., Independence. Public sessions are open to skaters of all ages and ability levels. These sessions take place during several times and are customarily dual hours long. Cost, $5; $3 for 12 and underneath and 55 and older, non-residents supplement $1 to any price. Skate rental, $2. For times, call a Skating Hotline: 795-7577. 

• Blue Springs Recycling, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, 2725 N.W. Park Road. For questions, call 228-0228 or revisit www.bluespringsgov.com/recycling. 

• Independence Recycling, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays during 13600 E. 35th St.; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays during 875 Vista Ave. Sites accept newspaper, cardboard, magazines, bureau paper, junk mail, steel and aluminum cans, flashlight-type batteries, and No. 1 and 2 cosmetic bottles. A price will be charged for non-flat-screen TVs, $20 for 27 in. and smaller and $40 for larger. 325-7623. 

– Jillayne Ritchie

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