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Community calendar

Updated: 2013-05-06T20:34:08Z

May 8

2013 Civic Luncheon: The Salvation Army is paying tribute to America’s military heroes, noon, Sheraton Kansas City Hotel Crown Center. $125. 816-968-0395 or www.tickets.salvationarmy.us

May 9-10

Kaleidoscope Dance Performance: The performance will feature the works of Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey teaching artist and choreographers, 7 p.m., Paseo Academy of the Fine and Performaing Arts, 4747 Flora, Kansas City. $5 adults, $3 students. 816-471-6003 ext. 1111

May 11

Sprouting Workshop: Jerry King facilitates a workshop on growing nutritious sprouts in trays, jars or natural fiber bags, 10 a.m., The Gardens at Unity Village, 150-B N.W. Colbern Road, Lee’s Summit. $10. 816-769-0259

May 12

Community of Reason Activites: Critical religious studies and critical thought, 1 p.m., Community of Reason, Haag Hall, 52nd Street and Rockhill Road, Kansas City. Free

May 15

Southtown Waldo and Brookside Monthly Luncheon: Special guest Mark Alford, WDAF-TV channel 4, registration required by May 14, 11:45 a.m., Wornall Road Baptist Church, 404 W. Meyer Blvd., Kansas City. $10. 816-523-5553 or dorna@southtown.org

May 17

Free movie in Raytown: “The Princess and the Frog,” presented at dusk, Kenagy Park, 79th Street and Raytown Road. Concessions for sale, too. Bring lawn chairs or blanket. 816-358-4100

May 18

Pet Parade: Dress up your pet for fun; contest included for participants; bring an item to donate to the animal shelter, 10 a.m., Waterfall Park, 4501 S. Bass Pro Drive, Independence. 816-325-7370

“Spring Back to Life Pawty”: Garage sale, vendor booths and bake sale, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., HELP Humane Animal Shelter, 17122 Bel Ray Place, Belton. A benefit for the shelter. Admission is a $10 for cookout and peformance by the band “Scratched Vinyl.” 816-318-4357

May 19

Community of Reason Activites: Crossing over from Kenya to Kansas City, guest speaker Enock Odede, a native of Kenya, 1 p.m., Community of Reason, Haag Hall, 52nd Street and Rockhill Road, Kansas City. Free.

May 21

Trauma Informed Care Series Workshop: Managing symptoms and helping children heal, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., West Wyandotte Library, 1737 N. 82nd St., Kansas City, Kan. 913-281-2221 ext. 104

Healthcare Provider CPR: For nurses, R.T.’s, P.T’s, physicians, nursing students and other health care providers age 18 older, 6-9 p.m., Harris Park Community Center, 110 S.W. Blue Parkway, Lee’s Summit. 816-969-1500 or lsparks.net

May 22

Southtown Waldo and Brookside Monthly AM Networking Event: Join business leaders from the area and learn what is new in banking in your neighborhood, 8-9 a.m., Commerce Bank, 6100 Troost Ave., Kansas City

May 24

KC Job Fairs: All job seekers welcome, connecting you with Kansas City’s top employers, 2-5 p.m., Sheraton Crown Center, 2345 McGee St., Kansas City. 816-595-1297

Mother/Son Pool Party: Accompany your little gentleman age 3 and up to a night packed with fun, water slides, pool, dinner, DJ and dancing, 6-9 p.m., Summit Waves, 120 S.W. Blue Parkway, Lee’s Summit. $25 early bird, $28. 816-969-1500 or lsparks.net

May 29

Community of Reason Activites: This Brave New ePublishing World, guest speaker Randy Attwood, Kansas City fiction author, 1 p.m., Community of Reason, Haag Hall, 52nd Street and Rockhill Road, Kansas City. Free.

| Lisa Lopez, llopez@kcstar.com

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