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Community calendar

Updated: 2013-04-15T18:11:40Z

April 17

Southtown, Waldo, Brookside Monthly Events: Enjoy meeting businesses and neighbors from the area, KC Public School superintendent Steve Green is the guest speaker, 11:30 a.m., Wornall Road Baptist Church, 400 W. Meyer Blvd., Kansas City. $10. 816-523-5553 or email dorna@southtown.org

April 17-20

Greater Kansas City Gardeners of America 44th Annual Plant Sale: A wide selection of flowering annuals and perennials and plants to attract butterflies, Wednesday, 1-6 p.m., Thursday and Friday, 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m, Saturday, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m., Gomer’s Square, 99th and Holmes, Kansas City. Free. 816-941-9459

April 18

Older Adult Transportation and Mobility Summit: Discuss how to build transportation system capacity through regional cooperation and training, also how to build safe roads for older drivers and more, 9 a.m., Kauffman Conference Center, 4801 Rockill Road, Kansas City. 816-701-8246 or cboyer@marc.org

April 19

WCA Brown Bag Concert Series: Harpsichordists Rebecca Bell and Marian Thomas, 12:10 p.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1700 Westport Road, Kansas City. Free

Relay For Life Event: Raytown High School is hosting a relay for life which is fundraiser for the those battling cancer or recently recovering. Games, music, bands and much more, 7 p.m.-midnight, Raytown High School Gymnasium, 6019 Blue Ridge Blvd. $10., www.relayforlife.org/raytownyouthmo

Zumba Party: A benefit for the Women of Imagery Inc., 7-9 p.m., MCC-Penn Valley gymnasium, 3201 Southwest Trafficway, Kansas City. $10-$15

April 20

Prairie Dulcimer Club: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. meeting, First Presbyterian Church, 100 N. Pleasant St., Independence. Lessons on hammered dulcimer ($5) and mountain dulcimer (free). Potluck at noon. Dulcimer jam follows. 816-863-4044

April 22

Lee’s Summit Quilters: Join in for some new ideas, fun and a time just for you. Bring a project to work on, 6:30 p.m., Lee’s Summit Branch Library, 150 N.W. Oldham Parkway. Free

April 23

Movie Screening of “The Big Fix”: An investigation indo the 2010 Gulf oil spill, 6 p.m., All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church, 4501 Walnut, Kansas City. Donation

Health & Wellness Classes: The goal is to improve the quality of life of people in the environment in which they live, work, learn and relax, 1:30 p.m., Mizzou Health Impact Center, 1600 N.E. Coronado, Blue Springs. Free. 816-655-6718

April 25

Breaking Pinantas: This year's Breaking Piñatas features high school and middle school musicians and poets, and guest performances from local veterans, the Latino Writers Collective and other community musicians, 7-9 p.m., Guadalupe Center, 1015 Avenida Cesar E. Chavez, Kansas City

April 27

Historic Sibley Cemetery Tour: One of the oldest cemeteries in Jackson County and possibly the oldest in Western Missouri, 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Fort Osage Education Center, 107 Osage St., Sibley

April 28

Music Theatre for Young People Audition: For a middle school show “Honk,” vocal and dance, ages 11-16, 4 p.m., Liz Kelley Dance Studio, 1166 W. 103rd St., Kansas City. 913-341-8156

April 24

Southtown, Waldo, Brookside Monthly Events: Meet other merchants and businesses from the area, 5-7 p.m., Candlemaker, 6231 Brookside, Kansas City. Free

April 25

Make A Date With RIKC: Luncheon featuring Lee Woodruff, contributor to CBS This Morning. RIKC helps to rebuild lives for adults and children with disalities, 11:30 a.m., Ameristar Casino, Star Pavilion. $75. http://www.rehabck.org/LunchAffair

May 1

Community Panel Discussion On Religious Pluralim in Israel: This dialogue will address the concerns and effects of religion in Israeli domestic politics, how religious freedom is protected in Israeli law and more, 7 p.m., Jewish Community Campus, 5801 W. 115th St., Leawood. 913-327-4622 or afprogram@aol.com

May 3-5

Cinco De Mayo Celebration: Enjoy great music, dancing and food, carnival for the kids and horse rides, Friday concert, 5:30-10 p.m., Saturday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m., and Sunday, noon-9 p.m., Guadalupe Center, 1015 Avienda Cesar E. Chavez, Kansas City. Free. 816-421-1015

May 5

Menudo & Burrito Breakfast: Proceeds will go for improvement and operational expenses of the Shrine, 8 a.m.- oon, Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine Hall, 901 Avenida Cesar E. Chavez, Kansas City

May 7

First Aid Certification Course: Skills include management of bleeding, shock, burns, dislocations, fractures and splinting, 6-8:30 p.m., Harris Park Community Center, 110 S.W. Blue Parkway, Lee’s Summit. $24-$26. 816-969-1500 or lsparks.net.

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