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Community calendar

Updated: 2013-06-12T02:38:24Z

June 13

New Neighbors League Meet & Greet: If you’re looking for new friends and activities, whether you’re new to the area or have more free time, join the meeting. The organization offers day trips, card games, book club and more, 6:30 p.m., Panera’s, 6800 W. 135th St., Overland Park. 913-232-7156 or kcnnl.org

June 14

Hyde Park Children’s Festival: Concert by American Slim at 7:30 p.m., followed by film “The Lorax” at 8:30 p.m., Hyde Park, 36th & Gillham, Kansas City. Free. 816-531-8116

Annual 5K Run Night Flight: Proceeds to benefit the Legacy for Parks Foundation, must pre-register, 9 p.m., Harris Park, 110 S.W. Blue Parkway, Lee’s Summit. 816-969-1500 or www.lsparks.net

June 14-15

18th Annual Jazz Blues & Fine Arts River Jam: Guaranteed to have great musicians, good food and lots of arts and crafts, 5:30-11 p.m. Friday and noon-11 p.m. Saturday, English Landing Park, 168 South Main, Parkville, parkvilleriverjam.com

June 15

Linwood Community Day: Get active this summer at a neighborhood celebration including games, refreshments and time to socialize, 10 a.m., Family YMCA, 3800 E. Linwood Blvd., Kansas City. Free. 816-923-5675

Garden Tour: Blue Springs Historical Society, 10 a.m. -5 p.m., $10-$12. www.bluespringshistory.org

June 19

Southtown Waldo And Brookside Monthly Luncheon: Speaker is the Rev. Thomas B. Curran of Rockhurst University. 11:45 a.m..-1 p.m., Wornall Road Baptist Church, 404 W. Meyer Blvd., Kansas City. Reservation required. $10. 816-523-5553 or dorna@southtown.org

June 21

Hyde Park Children’s Festival: Concert by Passive Takeover at 7:30 p.m., followed by “The Amazing Spider Man” movie at 8:30 p.m., Hyde Park, 36th & Gillham, Kansas City. Free. 816-531-8116

Summer Concert Series: “Rock the Green” features rock music from the ’60s and ’70s. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets, 7-10:30 p.m., Downtown Lee’s Summit on the City Hall Plaza. Free. 816-969-1500 or www.lsparks.net

June 22-23

5th Biennial Urban Farms & Garden Tour: A weeklong celebration of urban agriculture culminating in a two-day, self-guided tour of up to 60 urban farms and gardens, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. $5. www.cultivatekc.org/urbangrowntour

June 22

The Power Walk n’ Run: Proceeds to benefit Dress for Success program, which provides women and men with business attire, an important step on their way to self-sufficiency, 7-11 a.m., begins at 31st Troost Ave., www.connectionstosuccess.org

June 23

Brain Aging Alzheimer’s Disease and their Treatment: Speaker Russell Swerdlow, MD Director University of Kansas Alzheimer’s Center, 1 p.m., Community of Reason, Haag Hall, Room 301, NW Corner 52nd st and Rockhill Road, free.

June 26

Southtown Waldo Brookside Monthly Networking Event: 8-9 a.m., One More Cup, 7408 Wornall Rd., Kansas City, 816-523-5553 or dorna@southtown.org.

June 27

White Elephant Bingo: Bring a wrapped white elephant gift to use as a prize, 12:15 p.m., The Palmer Center, 218A N. Pleasant St., Independence. 816-325-6200.

New Neighbors League Meet & Greet: If you’re looking for new friends and activities, whether you’re new to the area or have more free time, join the meeting. The organization offers day trips, card games, book club and more, 10 a.m., Panera’s, 6800 W. 135th St., Overland Park. 913-232-7156 or kcnnl.org

June 28-29

4-H 83rd Annual County Fair: Support the youth of Jackson County who will be the leaders of tomorrow, carnival style booths, games, entertainment for the entire family, 9 a.m., Grain Valley Community Center, 713 Main St., Grain Valley. 816-252-5051

June 28

Hyde Park Children’s Festival: Concert by Bent at 7:30 p.m., followed by “OZ the Great and Powerful” movie at 8:30 p.m., Hyde Park, 36th & Gillham, Kansas City. Free. 816-531-8116

June 30

What the Frack is Going On? Discussion on controversial hydraulic fracturing using water, proprietary chemicals and high pressure to drill gas and oil wells horizontally, 1 p.m., Community of Reason, Haag Hall, Room 301, 52nd and Rockhill. Free

July 3

Legacy Blast Extravaganza: A fireworks display along with food vendors, local entertainers, inflatables and more family fun, 6-9 p.m., Legacy Park Drive, between Colbern and Langsford roads, east of Missouri 291, west of Missouri 7. 816-969-1500 or 816-969-1516 ext. 7.

| Lisa Lopez, llopez@kcstar.com

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