Community calendar

Updated: 2013-05-28T20:25:16Z

May 29

Community of Reason: 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

June 1

17th Annual Breakfast on the Trails: Come hungry, home style breakfast eggs, sausage, country potatoes, the Pheasant Pluckers will be playing. Advance tickets required, 7-10 a.m., Bingham-Waggoner Estate, 313 W. Pacific Ave., Independence. 816-461-3491

Kansas City Art and Design Auction: Notable work of KCAI faculty and alumni from around the world, proceeds will benefit the college’s student scholarship fund, 6 p.m., Kansas City Art Institute, 4415 Warwick Blvd., Kansas City. $150. www.kcai.edu/auction

Summertime Puppet Show: You will giggle at the hilarious antics of the LS Puppeteers' charming puppets, 2 p.m., Lees Summit Branch Library, 150 N.W. Oldham Parkway, Lee’s Summit. Free.

June 2

Guardian Angels Parish Festival: Authentic Mexican food, silent auction, bingo, proceeds to benefit Guardian Angels parish, noon-8 p.m., Guardian Angels, 1310 Westport Road. Kansas City. Free admission

Meet Me at the Alter June Bridal Expo: A boutique style wedding showcase designed for you to have a wedding experience unlike any other, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Town Pavilion 1100 Walnut, Kansas City. Free, Maria@connectinkc.com

Summer Festival: Enjoy homemade tacos, tamales along with Italiam sausage and fun and family entertainment, proceeds to benefit Sister, Servants of Mary, noon-5 p.m., Sister’s Convent, 800 N. 18th St., Kansas City, Kan. 913-371-3423.

June 4

Forestry Workshop: Experts will discuss urban tree issues, research finding and trends regarding trees on public and private lands, workshop, 2-4 p.m., Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center, 4750 Troost, Kansas City. Free. http://kcdiscoverycenter.bpt.me

June 6

Forestry Webinar: Experts will discuss urban tree issues, research finding and trends regarding trees on public and private lands, 1-2 p.m., Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center, 4750 Troost, Kansas City. Free. skip.kincaid@davey.com

June 8

Enjoy a Short Stack For a Tall Cause: Pancake breakfast to support Fiesta Hispana, 8-10 a.m., Applebee’s, 3404 Rainbow Blvd., Kansas City, Kan. $7. 913-2534 or 816-210-4464

Breakfast Buffet: All you can eat breakfast, 7:30-9 a.m., $5.50, American Legion Post 21, 16701 E. 40 Highway, Independence. 816-373-0221

June 9

Ride the Fountains Bicycle Tour: 10-, 24-, and 46-mile routes beginning and ending at Union Station. 8 a.m. www.ridethefountains.com

Festival of Fountains: Celebration of Kansas City fountains, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Bloch Fountain in front of Union Station. Plenty of entertainment, and trolleys leave every 10 minutes for guided tours of city’s fountains.

June 22

The Power Walk n’ Run: Breaking the cycle of poverty through hope, resources and a plan, proceeds to benefit Dress for Success program, which provides women and men with business attire, which is an important step on their way o self sufficiency and independence, 7-11 a.m., begins at 31st and Troost Ave., www.connectionstosuccess.org

| Lisa Lopez, llopez@kcstar.com

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