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